Jones County Junior College’s Workforce College is offering a 30-hour OSHA General Industry course at the JCJC Whitehead Advanced Technology Center in Ellisville in September.

    The night course will be on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 4-7, from 4-10 p.m. The class concludes on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 24 and 25, from 4-10 p.m.

    This course helps participants understand how to apply OSHA standards, identify workplace hazards, and how to avoid, control, and prevent unsafe acts or situations in an industrial or business setting. Through peer training, this class promotes a culture of safety using hands-on activities, which can be tailored for a specific participants needs.  Other topics in this course include worker’s rights, employer responsibilities and how to file a complaint. Successful participants completing the course will be awarded a 30-hour OSHA General Industry card. The cost of the class is $150.

    To register and pay for the course contact Carmen Sumrall at the JCJC Advanced Technology Center by calling 601-477-4114, or email,

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