Workplace Safety

This course is not currently scheduled. Stay tuned for future sessions.

This 6-hour workshop identifies safety concerns as they pertain to both construction and maintenance shop activities. The following topics are covered during the workshop.

  • Introduction of OSHA
  • Hazard Awareness & Identification
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Global Harmonization System
  • Tool Safety Awareness
  • Walking & Working Surfaces/Scaffolding
  • Fall Protection
  • Heavy Equipment Operation
  • Tire Safety
  • Confined Space
  • Excavation

Who Should Attend

People working in and along the roadway or in a transportation facility are encouraged to attend. This may include:

  • Road, highway, and public works supervisors.
  • Shop personnel and foremen.
  • Managers supervising these personnel.


Scott Alquist is a 32 year safety professional specializing in construction safety, general industry safety and hazardous materials. Scott has completed the National Highway Institute “Train the Trainer” program and is an Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) authorized instructor. Currently, he is the Program Manager for Truckee Meadows Community College’s Safety Center.


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Workplace Safety