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 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)
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.
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 scheduled for Tuesday evening, June 23, but will be rescheduled due to the Coronavirus situation.
The deadline to submit applications to the NCDOL for a safety award is Friday, February 14, 2020. NCDOL info