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Training Opportunities

The Idaho Occupational Safety & Health Consultation Program does not offer training classes.  There are, however, organizations throughout the state and region that offer a variety of classes that may suit your needs.

While we cannot endorse any particular class, we are happy to offer these contacts for your consideration.  If you have a resource you would like included on the list, please contact us at consultation@boisestate.edu.

Pacific Northwest OSHA Education Center

Located at the University of Washington in Seattle, the Pacific Northwest OSHA Education Center offers OSHA-authorized training throughout the region. Classes are offered for both the General and Construction Industries.

You can browse the offerings and register for classes via the education center’s website: https://osha.washington.edu/osha.

Upcoming classes in Boise include, but are not limited to:

  • Fall Protection (OSHA 3115) – May 20-22, 2019
  • Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards (OSHA 2045) – August 19-22, 2019
  • Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry (OSHA 511) – September 9-12, 2019
  • Supervisory Safety and Health Duties – October 28-30, 2019
  • Principles of Ergonomics (OSHA 2255) – December 9-11, 2019

Safety Fest of the Great Northwest

Safety Fests are held throughout the state.  They have the common goal of providing free occupational safety and health training for workers in the state.  Check individual websites for more information.

Boise Safety Fest

Northern Idaho (Post Falls)

Northern Idaho (Lewiston)

Eastern Idaho

Southern Idaho

Boise

Idaho Associated General Contractors

Snake River Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)

Idaho Falls

Eastern Idaho Technical College Workforce Training and Community Ed

Offerings include HAZWOPER, EMT, and professional truck driver training.  The center also offers customized training.

North Idaho

North Idaho College Workforce Training and Community Ed

NIC offers a variety of trainings, including MSHA topics. Trainings are conducted in Coeur D’Alene, Post Falls, and Kellogg.  Some classes are also available online.

Pocatello

Idaho State University Virtual Safety Training Center

ISU covers a variety of occupational safety and health topics through its online training center; you don’t have to be in Pocatello to take advantage of their offerings.

Spokane

Timber Products Manufacturers Association

This organization offers a variety of online, in person, and customized trainings for the timber industry, including combustible wood dust training.