WCI, Inc

Safety Services

WCI offers our members a variety of safety services to help them comply with OSHA requirements, train their people, provide expertise, and improve the safety of their workplaces. For more information, call David Snook at 800.621.2685.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Hotline:  telephone/email counsel with our safety expert at no charge for members - hotline request (login required)
  • Safety Audit:  available through our safety consultant (fee for service)
  • Safety Consulting:  on-site guidance and project work through our safety consultant (fee for service)

Environmental Health & Safety - Legal Update

The new hazardous waste generator requirements for 2021 will be discussed by Ethan Ware and Ryan Trail, attorneys from Williams Mullen Environmental Law Practice Group. Specific topics include:

  • Large Quantity Generator Contingency Plan Requirements
  • Closure and Relocation of Central Accumulation Areas
  • Revised Container Labeling Provisions for Hazardous Waste Storage

This live, virtual seminar is presented as a WCI member benefit.

Onsite Safety Training

The following onsite safety training programs are available. Call David Snook at 828.667.3311 for information and pricing.

  • OSHA 10-hour and 30-hour for General Industry
  • OSHA 10-hour and 30-hour for Construction
  • Powered Industrial Truck and Forklift Safety
  • Hazwoper 8-hour, 24-hour, and 40-hour
  • Hazard Communication
  • Lockout / Tagout
  • First Aid, CPR, AED, Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Confined Space Entry and Rescue
  • Many more training options available

PIT Train the Trainer

By law, forklift operators must be trained, and employers are responsible for it. So what does your training need to include? And who will train your trainer? WCI's safety consultant, Thomas Boardley, will provide everything you need to know to develop an effective and compliant PIT/forklift training program. This one-day training event covers forklift operations, inspections, hazards, safety, OSHA standards, training components, and practical tips for trainers. Public classes offered periodically. Onsite version also available.

Industrial Hygiene

On-site monitoring is available. Call David Snook at 828.667.3311 for information and pricing.

  • Exposure Assessments of any hazardous materials in the workplace, taking into account the material characteristics, engineering controls in use, employee proximity, and exposure duration
  • Air Monitoring using NIOSH and OSHA methods when available, standard calibration practices,  established exposure limits, and sample analyses from AIHA accredited laboratories
  • Noise Monitoring of workplaces, including area noise measurement, facility noise mapping, and personal dosimetry;  comparisons and further analyses also available
  • Community Noise Surveys that measure 24-hour environmental noise outside your facility at a target area or property line and compared to local ordinances, guidelines, and standards
  • Respirator Fit Testing to measure respiratory hazards and chemical exposures, plus qualitative and quantitative fit testing services and program development

Safety Awards Banquet

The annual NC Department of Labor's Safety Awards Program recognizes private and public firms throughout the state that achieve and maintain good safety records.  The program is designed to stimulate interest in accident prevention and to promote safety in the workplace, by providing an incentive to employers and employees to maintain a safe and healthy workplace. For more information, see the NC Department of Labor website

WCI sponsors the annual Asheville Safety Awards Banquet each year. Our 2020 banquet was conducted virtually on September 10th, due to the Coronavirus situation.

One Town Square Blvd, Suite 100, Asheville, NC 28803 +1 (800) 621-2685 [email protected]