AVON PARK, Fla. – Oct. 4, 2016 – South Florida State College will offer a two-session class for workers and employers on how to enhance workplace safety.

The 10-hour class is based on content from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the arm of the federal government that regulates workplace safety and investigates occupational accidents.

The first session is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 10, noon – 5 p.m., in Building T, room 24, on the SFSC Highlands Campus, Avon Park.

The second session is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 17, noon – 5 p.m., at the same location as the first session.

The two-session class will teach participants how to recognize, avoid, and prevent safety and health hazards in general industry work settings. Participants will also learn about workers’ rights, employers’ responsibilities, and how OSHA handles complaints.

This class does not meet any mandated OSHA training requirement, but is offered as a general introduction to workplace safety.

The class costs $159 and anyone interested in registering should reference course number 11529. The SFSC Highlands Campus is located at 600 W. College Dr., Avon Park.

To register for the class, call 863-784-7405 or email corporatetraining@southflorida.edu.