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HandSAFE Training


Hydraulic fracturing workers connect iron using their hands

West Virginia University  Extension Service  Safety and Health Extension is one of 90 recipients, nationwide, of the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Susan Harwood federal safety and health training grants, which provide training and education for workers and employers on workplace safety and health hazards, as well as their responsibilities and rights. 

Course Description

HandSAFE is a training centered on struck-by and caught-between hazards, job safety analysis, hand and finger injuries, and hazard assessments created for the high-hazard oil and gas industry. 

WVU Extension Service Safety and Health Extension experts will provide training for workers of all types, but specifically small business employers and underserved vulnerable workers in a variety of high-hazard positions. 

Course Length: 4 hours


Course Fee: $0.00

Upcoming HandSAFE Courses

Interested in the HandSAFE Training? Email for more information.