Safety Training (OSHA)

Workforce Solutions sponsors OSHA-related safety courses for all contractors that plan on performing work in the following facilities: Cymetech, Lubrizol, and Honeywell Metropolis Works. The courses include a 4-hour Basic OSHA Safety Awareness Course as well as site-specific orientations for each of the participating plants.

This type of training is also available to any company interested, at WKCTC or at your job site.

Before performing work in any of the participating facilities, a contract employee will have to successfully complete the Basic OSHA Safety Awareness Course as well as the site-specific course for the facility in which they will be working. Upon satisfactory completion, the contract employee will be issued an approved photo ID badge (valid for one year) that must be presented any time he or she enters a participating facility's gate.

Training Schedule-Basic OSHA Safety Awareness Course (4-hour)

Basic Safety Training/Orientation is offered in the Emerging Technology Center,directions available online.

To ensure a seat, pre-register at least one business day before your class. Pre-registration may be done by contacting Workforce Solutions at: 270-534-3335. Walk-ins will only be accommodated as space and time permits. On the day of class, registration is in Room #133 on the first floor. Class begins at 8:00 am; no one will be admitted to the classroom once the doors close.

Course and Assessment Fee

  • Basic OSHA- $45

Basic OSHA Safety Awareness Course: Four-hour instructor led class.

  • Test: 25 questions
  • 20-25 correct: Pass
  • 15-19 correct: Fail - May retake the test the same day.
  • If test is failed a second time, you must retake the class.
  • Less than 15 correct, you must retake the class another time.
  • If you retake the class and fail again, you must sit out from these exams for one year.

Basic OSHA Release

You may be released from taking the Basic OSHA Safety Awareness Course if you have proof of a valid (within one calendar year), Third Party Training such as the OSHA 10-hour card, or the Basic OSHA Safety Awareness Course from another approved Safety Council organization (ex: Three Rivers Safety Council in Joliet, Houston Area Contractors Safety Council, Associated General Contractors, Trade Union Sponsored Course, etc.)

Those having proof of valid third party training, along with a valid ID, will be required (at no cost) to take the Basic OSHA Safety Awareness Test to prove your mastery and retention of the material. Upon successful completion of the test, you will be permitted to take the site-specific courses desired at a cost of $30 per site-specific course. If you fail the test, you will be required to come back at a later date and complete the Basic OSHA Safety Awareness Course in its entirety before taking any of the required specific orientation courses.

Training Information Site-Specific

Course Fees

  • Metropolis Rad Worker- $50
  • Cymetech, Lubrizol, and Honeywell Metropolis Works- $30 for each site specific

Site-specific Orientations: Computer-based courses

  • (Varies in length of time and number of test questions)
  • 80% correct: Pass
  • Less than 80% correct: Fail
  • May retake the test the same day. If you fail the second time, you must retake the course.
  • If you retake the class and fail again, you must sit out from these exams for one year.

Honeywell Metropolis Radiation Worker Training (Rad)

MTW Radiation Training is offered Monday through Friday, except for holidays, at which time classes will rescheduled for the next available open date. Appointments must be made in order to ensure training.

  • 8:00 a.m.- Doors open for registration in Room 133 in the Emerging Technology Center.
  • 11:30 a.m.- Last appointment of the day to train students who need both RAD and Metropolis Works.
  • 12:30 a.m.- Last appointment of the day to train students who need just RAD.

Site-specific Orientation Assessment (CBT)

Site-specific courses are offered Monday through Friday, except for holidays, at which time classes will be rescheduled for the next available open date. Appointments must be made in order to ensure training.

  • 8:00 a.m.- Doors open for registration in Room 133 in the Emerging Technology Center on WKCTC Campus.
  • 2:30 p.m.- Last appointment of the day to train students who only need on-site specific training. People with multiple trainings must allow at least an additional hour for each site-specific training needed.

Rad Worker Requirements

For a contractor to begin training for Honeywell Metropolis Radiation Worker, the employee must complete respirator fit test from an approved Honeywell facility. Appointments can be made through Occunet in Paducah, Kentucky. Cards from other licensed facilities are accepted, with prior approval through Honeywell. The Training Center will not provide Rad training to any individual without documentation of a contractors respirator fit test.

Life Critical Safety Requirements: Computer-based courses (Honeywell only)

In order for a contractor to enter Honeywell Metropolis Works to perform work, the contractor must receive training on all applicable topics of Life Critical Safety training. Training is offered Monday through Friday except for holidays, at which time classes will rescheduled for the next available open date. Appointments must be made in order to ensure training. Based upon the type of work being performed, contractors are required to take from none up to all five of these safety topics. Some contractors may not have to take any of the courses. Contractors will have to take one or more of the courses if their activities on site will involve any of the following course topics: Confined Space, Fall Protection, Hot Work, Line Breaking, and Lockout/Tagout. Each course is $20.

All courses are computer based. They vary in length averaging one hour per topic. There are 20 questions per topic. To pass 80% of the questions must be answered correctly.

For more information call: 270-534-3335