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WVU Safety and Health Extension offers life-changing educational opportunities

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Many people work in environments where appropriate occupational safety practices are essential. West Virginia University Extension’s Safety and Health Extension helps these workers get the training and education they need to be successful in their careers.

For John Reid, a safety specialist at the Sussex I and II State Prison Complex in Virginia, furthering his education wasn’t always easy. Due to lack of accommodations, it took him decades to finally be able to complete higher education courses thanks to the modifications and assistance provided by WVU Extension safety and health specialists.

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