WVU Industrial Extension Events

To learn more about upcoming WVU Industrial Extension events, open enrollment classes, and workshops, you can browse our e-store, or review the current events below.

Environmental Compliance and Permitting for Air, Water, & Waste in the State of West Virginia
Martinsburg, WV

Date:
August 8, 2017 Time: 9:00am – 3:30pm 
   
Location: Hilton Garden Inn Cost: $199/per person 
65 Priority Dr.  
Martinsburg, WV 25401 Registration Deadline: August 4, 2017



What DEP regulations and permits are required for your organization?
Would your company be ready if the DEP showed up at your facility?
Do the new Above Ground Storage Tank rules apply to your facility?
What is required in a Storm Water Pollution Prevention and Groundwater Protection Plans?

About the Seminar
This one day course is designed to inform and guide participants to a better understanding of the required permits by the WVDEP and EPA for West Virginia businesses and manufacturers in air, water and waste.

Upon completion of this class you should have a clear understanding of the appropriate regulations applicable to your facility, understand the permit process, develop and implement a compliant SWPPP/GPP, SPCC plan, and/or a Spill Prevention Response Plans, (SPRP), in your facility.

If your facility already has a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan/Ground Water Protection Plan, or Spill Pollution Control and Countermeasures plan participants will have a clear understanding of the requirements and possible violations when plans are not properly maintained.

About the Presenter
This 6 hour seminar is being conducted in coordination with WVU-Industrial Extension and the WVDEP. Dr. Terry L. Polen, DM, PE, QEP, Ombudsman from the WVDEP will be presenting topics including…

 - Required Permits
 - Spill Pollution Control and Countermeasures (SPCC)
 - Regulations for Used Oil
 - Hazardous and Solid Waste
 - Toxic Release Inventories
 - Developing Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP) & Groundwater Protection Plans (GPP)
 - Above Ground Storage Tanks (AST) rules
  


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For questions about this event, contact
Michelle Kyker | 304-290-8463 | Michelle.Kyker@mail.wvu.edu

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Management 101: The Basics
Beckley, WV

Date:
August 15, 2017 Time: 8:30am-4:00pm 
   
Location: Holiday Inn - Beckley Cost: $150/per person 
114 Dry Hill Road  
Beckley, WV 25801 Registration Deadline: August 7, 2017


About the Workshop

Management and supervision can be extremely difficult. It requires balancing customer’s needs, production schedules, internal goals, unexpected problems, unforeseen changes, and personnel issues. How does one successfully juggle these responsibilities to ensure the successful future of the company? During this day-long class you will be introduce to a variety of management skills that will help you to become a more effective leader.

Topics to be covered include:
 - The Supervisor’s Introduction to Leadership
 - Behavioral Styles and Team Dynamics
 - Staying Focused and Time Management
 - Managing Chaos – Change Management
 - Coaching and Managing Conflict
 - Communication Skills

About the Presenter
Chuck Stump, founder of The Performance Group, believes that attitude is ultimately more important than skill. A Charleston native and graduate of West Virginia University, he uses his diverse background and experience as a corporate manager, a proven facilitator, a trusted consultant, and the owner of four different businesses to help his clients build their people, so their people can build their business. Since 1998, he has presented over 1,300 fun and informative presentations in the areas of leadership, change management, individual and organizational behavior, client care, and communication. His seminars use more than 27 years of hard-learned life lessons that help people change not only the way they think…but the way they act! His client list reads like a “who’s-who” of businesses of all sizes including successful companies like Amazon.com, McDonald’s, 3M, and City National Bank just to name a few.


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| Click here to download event information

 
For questions about this event, contact
David Carrick | 412-327-9119 | David.Carrick@mail.wvu.edu
  Rebecca Garvin | 304-293-9386 | Rebecca.Garvin@mail.wvu.edu

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Management 101 - The Basics
Martinsburg, WV

Date:
September 21, 2017 Time: 8:30am-4:00pm 
   
Location: Holiday Inn-Martinsburg Cost: $150/per person 
301 Foxcroft Avenue  
Martinsburg, WV 25401 Registration Deadline: September 15, 2017


About the Workshop
Management and supervision can be extremely difficult. It requires balancing customer’s needs, production schedules, internal goals, unexpected problems, unforeseen changes, and personnel issues. How does one successfully juggle these responsibilities to ensure the successful future of the company? During this day-long class you will be introduce to a variety of management skills that will help you to become a more effective leader.

Topics to be covered include:
 - The Supervisor’s Introduction to Leadership
 - Behavioral Styles and Team Dynamics
 - Staying Focused and Time Management
 - Managing Chaos – Change Management
 - Coaching and Managing Conflict
 - Communication Skills


About the Presenter
Chuck Stump, founder of The Performance Group, believes that attitude is ultimately more important than skill. A Charleston native and graduate of West Virginia University, he uses his diverse background and experience as a corporate manager, a proven facilitator, a trusted consultant, and the owner of four different businesses to help his clients build their people, so their people can build their business. Since 1998, he has presented over 1,300 fun and informative presentations in the areas of leadership, change management, individual and organizational behavior, client care, and communication. His seminars use more than 27 years of hard-learned life lessons that help people change not only the way they think…but the way they act! His client list reads like a “who’s-who” of businesses of all sizes including successful companies like Amazon.com, McDonald’s, 3M, and City National Bank just to name a few.


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| Click here to download event information

 
For questions about this event, contact
Candace Hixenbaugh | 724-710-0863 | Candace.Hixenbaugh@mail.wvu.edu
  David Carrick | 412-327-9119 | David.Carrick@mail.wvu.edu

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10 Hour General Industry Training Event
Martinsburg, WV

Date:
October 18-19, 2017 Time: 9:00am-3:30pm 
   
Location: Holiday Inn-Martinsburg Cost: $300/per person 
301 Foxcroft Avenue  
Martinsburg, WV 25401 Registration Deadline: October 8, 2017



“…ideal for anyone with safety and health responsibilities and for worker safety and health awareness”

About the Presenter:
John A. Frazer, Ph.D., CSP Industrial Extension Engineer-WVU
John Frazer is an OSHA-authorized outreach trainer and has nearly 20 years of safety and health experience at WVU-IE. He has provided industrial hygiene and safety consulting to small and mid-sized manufacturing firms throughout West Virginia by helping them identify hazards, design and implement hazard controls, and discuss the feasibility of such controls to eliminate or reduce occupational exposures in the workplace.

About the Seminar:
This seminar is intended to arm attendees with the information, knowledge, and skills needed to recognize, evaluate, and control a wide spectrum of occupational safety hazards. The training covers a variety of general industry safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter and is based on OSHA’s top ten most frequently cited standards. This training will emphasize hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention, not OSHA specific standards. Topics to be covered include:

OSHA and 1910 Regulations
 Hazard Communication (GHS)
 Walking and Working Surfaces
 Personal Protective Equipment
 Fire and Means of Egress
 Noise & Hearing Conservation
 Respiratory Protection and more…


Click here to register for this event
| Click here to download event information

 
For questions about this event, contact
Candace Hixenbaugh | 724-710-0863 | Candace.Hixenbaugh@mail.wvu.edu
  John A. Frazer | 304-303-3110 | John.Frazer@mail.wvu.edu

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What Every Supervisor Should Know About Safety & Health Wheeling, WV

Date:
November 14, 2017 Time: 9:00am-12:00pm 
   
Location: Cabela's Cost: $125/per person 
One Cabela Drive  
Wheeling, WV 26059 Registration Deadline: November 4, 2017

 

“…ideal for anyone with safety and health responsibilities and for worker safety and health awareness”

About the Presenter:
John A. Frazer, Ph.D., CSP Industrial Extension Engineer-WVU
John Frazer is an OSHA-authorized outreach trainer and has nearly 20 years of safety and health experience at WVU-IE. He has provided industrial hygiene and safety consulting to small and mid-sized manufacturing firms throughout West Virginia by helping them identify hazards, design and implement hazard controls, and discuss the feasibility of such controls to eliminate or reduce occupational exposures in the workplace.

About the Seminar
This seminar is intended to arm attendees with the information, knowledge, and skills needed to recognize, evaluate, and control a wide spectrum of occupational safety hazards. The training covers a variety of general industry safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter and is based on OSHA’s top ten most frequently cited standards. This training will emphasize hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention, not OSHA specific standards. Topics to be covered include:

?OSHA and 1910 Regulations
? Hazard Communication (GHS)
? Walking and Working Surfaces
? Personal Protective Equipment
? Fire and Means of Egress
? Noise & Hearing Conservation
? Respiratory Protection and more…


Click here to register for this event | Click here to download event information

 
For questions about this event, contact
Candace Hixenbaugh | 724-710-0863 | Candace.Hixenbaugh@mail.wvu.edu
  John A. Frazer | 304-303-3110 | John.Frazer@mail.wvu.edu