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Agriculture

Grain handlling class set at IVCC

OGLESBY — Illinois Valley Community College’s Continuing Education Center will host a 10-hour general industry class specific to grain handling from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11 and 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12.

Participants will learn the major provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and new and updated regulations. Topics include requirements for the control of grain dust fires, explosions and other safety hazards related to grain handling facilities.

OSHA’s 10-hour general industry card will be earned upon completion. Cost is $269. For information, call the Continuing Education Center at 815-224-0427. To register, call 815- 224-0447.

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