selects RIT as site for new training center
RIT is the site of
a new Occupational Safety and Health Administration Training Institute
The RIT center, which
began operation this summer, draws engineers, managers, safety
directors and others associated with construction and manufacturing
in western New York for training in chemical handling, construction
safety, emergency response and evacuation planning, ergonomics
and respiratory protection, says Jennifer Schneider, assistant
professor of environmental management and safety and an instructor
of courses to be offered through the OSHA Training Institute Education
Center at RIT.
is tailored for the workforce, Schneider says.
The RIT center, one
of 20 nationwide, will offer a complete schedule of courses beginning
this October, says Kitren VanStrander, director of managed academic
programs in RITs College of Applied Science and Technology
and center director.
For more information
on the OSHA Training Institute Education Center at RIT, visit