Safety in the Workplace
This new short course by Environmental, Health, & Safety Specialist B.M. Folks will cover different aspects of safety in the workplace. This six-week course will deep-dive into your rights as a worker to remain safe, the laws and union regulations that pertain to workplace safety, what an unsafe work environment looks like, what to do if you experience harm, including understanding workers compensation and disability rights.
About Your Instructor
B.M. Folks is a second generation steel worker. B.M. has belonged to three unions: FOP (Fraternal Order of Police), UAW (United Auto Workers) & USW (United Steel Workers). Through work with USW, B.M. was given training in Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS). From there, B.M became a government contractor with authority over EHS for 3 different military installations. B.M is currently the Regional EHS Specialist for the Great Lakes at Trane Technologies, commercial HVAC business unit. Additionally, B.M is member of the NAACP, the Detroit-Downriver A. Phillip Randolph Institute, and frequently instructs at UMD's Center for Labor and Community Studies.
COST & PAYMENT
Enrollment is $350. Please note, your registration for this course will not be considered complete until we receive your enrollment payment for this course. This course is TAP eligible.
This course is offered in-person only and will be held at Fairlane Center North at the University of Michigan - Dearborn campus.
September 22, 2023
September 28, 2023
September 28 | Thursday, 5PM - 8:30PM
October 5 | Thursday, 5PM - 8:30PM
October 12 | Thursday, 5PM - 8:30PM
October 19 | Thursday, 5PM - 8:30PM
October 26 | Thursday, 5PM - 8:30PM
November 2 | Thursday, 5PM - 8:30PM
About Short Courses at CLCS
Short courses meet once a week for six weeks, with each class being 2-4 hours depending on your course. These courses are a great way to get in-depth knowledge on a specific topic. They're usually taught in-person or hybrid with a limited number of slots, so make sure to register early.
To fully complete your registration, you must send your payment to UM-D CLCS, 257 Fairlane Center North, 19000 Hubbard Drive, Dearborn, MI 48126. If using tuition assistance (TAP), you need to apply for the tuition fee, then once you receive your approved voucher, sign and date it, and email/scan to CLCS.email@example.com, fax it to 313.583.6430, or mail it to UM-D CLCS (257 Fairlane Center North, 19000 Hubbard Drive, Dearborn, MI 48126). See our tutorial on applying for TAP assistance here.
No-Show or Late Cancellation Policy
No-shows or late cancellations pay full price with no refunds after last date to withdraw at no cost.