Central Wyoming College is offering a 30-hour General Industry Outreach Training on Saturdays in February that result in an OSHA card.

To accommodate those working in the field, CWC Environment, Health and Safety instructor John Kemp is offering the course on every Saturday in February from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Main Hall 163.

The course introduces students to OSHA policies, procedures and standards found in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Emphasis is placed on safety as a core value in the workplace and on the elimination and/or mitigation of hazardous conditions, Kemp said. The scope and application of OSHA construction standards contained in 29 CFR 1926 and general industry standards contained in 29 CFR 1910 is also addressed. Successful students will receive a 30-hour OSHA General Industry card.

The cost of the three credit course is $276 plus the cost of textbooks. For more information, contact Kemp at (307) 855-2238. Students can register at the Registration and Records Office at CWC or at the first day of the course.

Riverton, Wyo.— Metallica’s foundation, All Within My Hands, continues its multimilliondollar investment in critical workforce programs at community colleges nationwide. Among the schools, Central Wyoming College was selected from a competitive pool of applicants to receive $100,000 to transform the futures of students in the community.

“Central Wyoming College is excited to be a part of something that is elevating the importance of career paths where people can be really successful,” says President Brad Tyndall. “Trades, like our auto program, are so desperately needed by our communities right now. We’re incredibly thankful for Metallica’s generosity and All Within My Hands’ support.”

“Metallica’s mission to bring ‘dignity to the trades’ is aligned with Central Wyoming College’s purpose of providing high quality education in all of our trades programs,” says Lynne McAuliffe, CWC Dean of Business, Technical, Health and Safety. “We selected the Automotive Technology program to be the focus of this initiative in order to bring additional resources and attention to the demanding profession of automotive technicians.”