Linebach Funkhouser, Inc. (LFI) completed its annual 8-hour refresher course of OSHA Standard 1910.120 on November 7, 2014. In addition to current and previous LFI staff, attendees included professionals from industry, government, and contractors. A total of 34 persons attended the day long training session, which LFI has offered annually since 2002.

The purpose of the training was to provide the required continuing education for health and safety protocols for persons who may have to perform work with hazardous materials. In addition to standard topics such as site characterization, chemical hazards, physical hazards, and personal protective equipment, two guest speakers provided additional insight and information:

  • Mr. Keith McBride of Louisville Gas and Electric discussed health and safety issues when dealing with natural gas and electric utilities. Mr. McBride stressed the importance of reporting possible natural gas leaks and safety when working within electric substations.
  • Sargent Robert Kaelin of the Louisville Bomb Squad provided information regarding explosives and emergency response actions. The presentation included a hands-on demonstration of the robot their team uses during emergency events.

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Doug Linebach of LFI thanked Sargent Robert Kaelin of the Louisville Bomb Squad for their presentation and demonstration.

For additional information regarding health and safety training services please contact Doug Linebach at (502) 895-5009.