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MVCC Offers Non-Credit Safety Training

Lead Renovators Initial Course
As of April 22, 2010, all contractors or landlords working in pre-1978 housing, schools, or child-occupied facilities are required to obtain an EPA firm license and have their workers trained in lead-safe work practices. MVCC is offering these courses which are accredited by the EPA and fulfill the requirements for lead safe training.

This 8-hour initial certification course is required for any renovators without previous training to become a certified lead-safe contractor. Bring a pen, pencil and paper; all other materials are provided. The course concludes with a 25-question exam. Students should also bring a lunch. All classes take place from 8:15am – 5:15pm. Registration cost is $195.
July 10, Thursday, MVCC Rome Campus
July 23, Wednesday, OHM BOCES, New Hartford
August 7, Thursday, MVCC Education Center, Utica        

HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations) Refresher
The basic components of the course include a review of key 40-Hour Training and a critique of site field operations. It includes are classroom style lectures coupled with table-top exercises. Updates on new safety technologies, policies and procedures are also provided. This course is intended specifically for personnel that have attended previous H&S training. This one day course satisfies EPA and OSHA requirements. This class will take place on Wednesday, June 18 from 8:15am to 4:15pm at the MVCC Education Center in Utica. Cost is $155.

10 Hour OSHA Training
This course is intended to provide a variety of awareness training on construction safety and health topics. The course is presented to employees and therefore places an emphasis on identifying common hazards in the construction industry as well as avoidance, control and prevention. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive an OSHA Construction Safety and Health 10-Hour card. Please bring $5 to class for your card. This course will take place on June 16-18, from 6:00-9:30 pm at the MVCC Education Center, 524 Elizabeth St., Utica. It will also take place on the Rome MVCC Campus on July 14-16 from 6:00-9:30 pm. Cost is $75.

Enrollment for these classes is limited and will be taken on a first come basis.  For information or to register, call 792-5300 or visit www.mvcc.edu/cced. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Friday. All MVCC non-credit instruction is completely self-supporting, including indirect costs, and requires no public funding.


For more information:
Center for Corporate & Community Education
Academic Building Room 154
315-792-5300