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SafetyNet Information

Training sessions are intended for all members of the Community College system and will provide useful accident prevention information for employees. Please help us get the word out to faculty and staff members system wide about these events which are geared specifically towards community colleges.

  • It is important that you sign into the webinar no earlier than 15 minutes prior to start of webinar.
  • Webinars typically start at 10:00 am and run 60-90 minutes in duration. ARC Flash usually lasts 2 hours.

Health and Safety Training

EHSI is available to do onsite training including but not limited to Forklift training and Assessments, Hands-On Fire Extinguisher training for current and new employees, or customized training for your community college Professional Development Day. 

We have recently announced our new Stop the Bleed – Save a Life class for good Samaritans. This two hour class will be at your campus.  It will encompass CPR/AED, Stop the Bleed hands-on wound packing and tourniquet application, as well as segments on Lifevac (choking device) and Narcan. Please reach out to Anne at EHSI to set something up at your college.

2024 SafetyNet Training Opportunities 

4/16/2024 10 AM Chemical Hazard Communication & Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Prevention Refresher (for existing employees) REGISTER HERE

5/7/2024 10AM Office Ergonomics  REGISTER HERE

5/28/2024 10AM Asbestos Awareness REGISTER HERE

 5/28/2024 1PM Groundskeeper Safety REGISTER HERE

Session descriptions

If you would like us to tailor a webinar specifically for your community college, or arrange for on-site training at your facility please contact Anne Smith at ehsi@blueridge.edu or (828) 694-1767.

Preregistration for sessions is encouraged.    You may join the webinar up to 15 minutes prior to the start time. Sign in using your full name (what you would like on your certificate), your community college email address and the password Safe.

EHSI logoThe mission of the Environmental Health and Safety Institute is to assist the NC community colleges in their pursuit of safe and healthy workplaces. EHSI currently provides safety training, inspections and air quality testing.

For more information:

Contact Us

Anne Smith
Assistant, Environmental Health and Safety Institute
(828) 694-1767
ehsi@blueridge.edu

Allen McCullough
Director, Environmental Health and Safety Institute
(828) 694-1749
jamesmc@blueridge.edu

Francisco Arreol-Muro
EHSI Technician
(828) 606-3771
f.arreol-muro@blueridge.edu

Michael Farmer
Environmental Health and Safety Specialist
(828) 606-3543
m.farmer@blueridge.edu