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Occupational Safety Training

According to OSHA, businesses with a successful safety and health management system reduce injury and illness costs 20%-40%. Our Occupational Safety Program can help your company build a successful health and safety program by providing nationally and locally recognized training, consulting, and products. We offer assistance with OSHA Compliance, Safety Management, Mining Safety (MSHA), Contractor Safety (UITC), Ergonomics, Office Safety, and Industrial Hygiene. Our resources are designed for anyone dedicated to safety– seasoned safety professionals, front-line workers, or management teams. Join us in making Utah a safer place to work.

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    Our Training Center

    Training from the Utah Safety Council can help you mitigate risks and gain the skills needed to integrate safety into your workplace. Our courses are designed for all levels of safety expertise. Expand your technical knowledge and face safety issues with confidence. Our seasoned safety professionals will provide real-life case studies and specific processes in these courses that prevent incidents and keep costs down. All courses are held at the Utah Safety Council Training Center unless noted otherwise. 

    Utah Safety Council Training Center, 1574 West 1700 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84104 |  801.746.SAFE (7233) | 800.933.5943
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    Workplace Safety Scholarship Program

    Struggling to find the money to meet your training needs? Apply for the Utah Safety Council's Workplace Safety Scholarship Program and save on the cost of applicable courses. The purpose of the scholarship program is to increase the knowledge and skill level of safety professionals and thereby enhance their ability to impact safety performance within their organizations. Learn More

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    Women in Safety

    The Utah Safety Council has created a Women in Safety group to discuss the issues and challenges facing women in the safety industry. Join us for our safety seminar series. - Learn More

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    On-Site Training

    Missed a course at the Utah Safety Council? No problem! We can bring any of our regularly scheduled classes on-site to you. Our certified trainers can:
    - Deliver any of our occupational safety training courses wherever and whenever you choose.
    - Customize the content and learning activities to include your organization's policies, procedures, and forms.

    Don’t have a company training center? Use ours! Depending on availability, the Utah Safety Council's training center has three classroom sizes to meet your needs. Our training center is located at 1574 West 1700 South, Salt Lake City, UT.

    Need training not listed on our website? Give us a call! We have a great resource of certified professionals that can help customize and deliver training to meet your specific needs.

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    Journey to Safety Excellence

    The Journey to Safety Excellence is a roadmap to help you build a workplace that keeps people safe. It comes with free, practical tools collected from 100 years of experience. - Learn More

Safety Certificates

Creating a culture of workplace safety begins with a well-trained workforce. Employees trained in these safety certificate programs make their workplaces safer for themselves, their co-workers and their employers. We have made it easy to get your workforce trained and productive with a variety of training options to meet your needs.

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    Advanced Safety Certificate

    Drive your workplace safety program to a new, more powerful level by earning your Advanced Safety Certificate (ASC). The National Safety Council’s Advanced Safety Certificate Program (ASC) is a nationally recognized safety curriculum based on proven best practices. Participants will develop the skills necessary to think critically about safety, create comprehensive safety plans and execute on those plans.

    The ASC Program takes safety to the next level by developing high potential employees into Safety Practitioners that can contribute to creating a culture of safety. - Learn More

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    Certification in OSHA Compliance

    When you complete the National Safety Council's Certificate in OSHA Compliance, you will have the ability to read and interpret specific OSHA standards so you can be confident you know how to comply and keep your workplace safe. - Learn More

Occupational Safety Consulting

Helping You Implement Safety in your Facility

As an organization that has been devoted to safety for 80 years, the Utah Safety Council understands the pressure for companies to meet health and safety regulations. Our consulting program can help you ease that pressure my matching our safety professionals to your organization’s needs. Our consulting services include, but are not limited to:

  • Walk-through evaluations
  • Customized training programs
  • Safety program revisions/audits
  • Policy development assistance
  • Develop Written Safety Program
  • Ergonomic Assessments
  •  Accident Investigations

Having trouble implementing what you learned in our classes? 
We can help you connect our CLASSROOM to your ORGANIZATION.

Customer Review:
Smith Optics: “The Utah Safety Council has helped Smith Optics develop a solid safety training program which is tailored specifically to the needs of our facility. Their assistance was quick yet efficient and provided insight from an outside perspective that was very valuable as far as making sure all our needs were met.”


Training is an essential part of our mission to keep miners safe and healthy. Our goal is to help the mining industry through our high-quality training programs. Federal law requires that all miners receive New Miner and Annual Refresher training. Our approved MSHA training programs provide materials, guidance, and hands-on assistance to help miners and operators meet their training obligations and more.

Refinery Training

Contractor Safety Orientation (UITC)

Contractor Safety Orientation (UITC) is designed for contractors or contract employees who perform work on refinery properties. The course is also utilized by other organizations desiring to orient contractors in safety prior to working on their site. Topics include: General Industrial Safety, Hearing Conservation, Elevated Work, Electrical Safety, Hazard Communication, Hand Safety and the Worker’s Role in Safety. After successfully completing the course, participants receive a photo identification badge that is required to verify course completion. Certification is valid for two years, after which the course must be repeated. Please pre-register to ensure your seat in the course.

Basic Orientation Plus

Basic Orientation Plus is designed for contractors or contract employees who perform work on refinery properties. Topics include: General Industrial Safety, Hearing Conservation, Elevated Work, Electrical Safety, Hazard Communication, Hand Safety and the workers Role in Safety. After successfully completing the course and test, participants receive a photo identification badge that is required to verify course completion. Certification is valid for one year, after which the Basic Plus Orientation Refresher course must be taken. Please pre-register to reserve your seat in the class.

Basic Orientation Plus Refresher

Available in the computer lab for students that have previously completed the Basic Orientation Plus course and whose certification has been expired for less than 3 years. Please call 801.746.SAFE(7233) for available dates and to pre-register for the course.

Site Specific and other Computer Lab Courses

Our computer lab is open by appointment for many of the same site specific and other virtual courses offered at other safety council locations.  Please call 801.746.SAFE(7233) for available dates and to pre-reserve a computer in our lab.

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