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Course focuses on OSHA standards for construction workers

Western Carolina University’s Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment will offer a course titled “Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10-Hour Construction Industry Training” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, and Friday, Feb. 8, at WCU’s Biltmore Park instructional site in Asheville.

Ahmed Al-Bayati

“The purpose of this course is to promote workplace safety and health and to make workers more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights,” said Ahmed Al-Bayati, workshop instructor and assistant professor in the Department of Construction Management at WCU.

The course is designed to provide students with information and skills necessary to work safely in the construction industry and give them insight into the various OSHA standards related to construction by examining each one closely.

The registration fee is $249, with a catered lunch on both days.

For more information and to register, visit or call 828-227-7397.

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