Morgantown, W.Va. — Communities across West Virginia, as well as the nation, are facing a shortage of firefighters. With the number of firefighters decreasing, concerns for our communities’ safety are on the rise. That’s where the West Virginia University Extension Fire Service Extension’s Junior Firefighter Camp comes in.
Nearly all workplaces contain areas that are considered confined spaces. Entering
these confined areas to perform duties puts workers at high risk, because these
spaces are not necessarily designed for people. To educate workers about confined
space limitations and dangers,
West Virginia University
Safety and Health Extension’s
National Resource Center Occupational Safety and Health Training Institute Education
will offer OSHA 2264: Permit-required Confined Space Entry in-person training
May 17-19 in Morgantown, West Virginia.