Seminars/Workshops  |  Publications

The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce produces the following seminars, workshops and publications, unless otherwise noted. To register for a seminar/workshop or to purchase a publication, contact Sarah Vaught at 502/695-4700 ext. 3022 or American Express, VISA, and Mastercard are accepted.

Workshop/seminar fees include instruction, reference materials, lunch and refreshments. For your convenience, you may download seminar brochures directly from this page. The brochures include more detailed course descriptions, as well as registration forms to be completed and faxed or mailed to the Chamber.

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OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Voluntary Compliance CourseDownload Brochure )

OSHA 10-Hour CourseApril 15-16, Louisville
Taught by an OSHA-accredited instructor, the 10-Hour Course will provide participants with one and one-half days of intensive review of current topics in the area of occupational safety and health compliance. Attend this course and receive practical, proven safety information that you can implement at your facility. This course gives a broad overview of the most significant OSHA topics, including how to eliminate potential hazards and violations and keep every part of your facility in compliance; how to handle OSHA inspections like a professional; and how to train employees, keep records accurately and comply with all the new standards. Cost: $495 for KY Chamber members and $595 for non-members. (Send 3 people and the 4th is FREE!)

OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Voluntary Compliance CourseDownload Brochure )

OSHA 30-Hour CourseApril 15-18, Louisville
The 30-Hour Course is a comprehensive four-day course designed to give you an in-depth understanding of current occupational safety and health compliance topics. This course, taught by an OSHA-accredited instructor, is three times longer than the 10-Hour course and is ideal for the safety professional who wants a better understanding of the OSHA law governing business. It will provide an invaluable working knowledge of the code and a better grasp of the more complicated elements of the OSH Act. Cost: $895 for KY Chamber members and $1,095 for non-members. (Send 3 people and the 4th is FREE!)

ISO 14001Download Brochure )

ISO 14001May 7, Frankfort
Attend this seminar and learn how to:
bulletinterpret and apply the ISO 14001 Standard
bulletdevelop a "Gap" analysis
bulletidentify environmental aspects and
spaceset objectives and targets
bulletorganize a basic and effective
spaceEnvironmental Management System (EMS)
bulletintegrate an EMS with ISO/QS 9000
bulletwrite policies and procedures to conform
spaceto the standard
bulletset up internal auditing and a management
spacereview process

Cost: $399 for KY Chamber members and $499 for non-members. (Send 2 people and the 3rd is FREE!)

Practical Compliance with EPA Regulations CourseDownload Brochure )

EPA Compliance CourseMay 8-9, Frankfort
This seminar will give you solutions to the challenging and massive Clean Air Act Amendments. You'll also gain an understanding of how to uncover large gaps in your compliance programs and how to survive an EPA inspection. After attending this course, you will receive a certificate of completion, demonstrating your efforts toward voluntary compliance. Cost: $595 (1-2 attendees) for KY Chamber members and $695 (1-2 attendees) for non-members. (3-5 attendees $495/member and $595/non-member; 6 or more attendees $395/member and $495/non-member)

2nd Annual Kentucky Human Resources SeminarDownload Brochure )

Kentucky HR SeminarMay 21-22, Louisville  |  June 18-19 Lexington
This seminar will offer two information packed, day-long sessions featuring legal insights and practical advice from four of Kentucky's leading employment attorneys and highly-rated speakers for the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. The seminar will bring you up to date on the latest developments in a wide variety of employment, human resources and personnel management issues. Cost: $495 (1-2 attendees) for KY Chamber members and $595 (1-2 attendees) for non-members. (3-4 attendees $445/member and $545/non-member; 5 or more attendees $395/member and $495/non-member)

Health Care Cost Containment SeminarDownload Brochure )

Health Care Cost ContainmentJune 12, Lexington  |  June 13, Covington
The rising cost of health insurance premiums is having a significant impact on almost all Kentucky employers. Employers are often faced with a difficult decision -- maintain current premiums and offer reduced benefits or maintain current benefits at an increased cost. It seems to be a no-win situation for both employers and their employees. In an effort to help employers deal with this difficult and sensitive issue, the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce has put together this powerful one-day workshop that will address all facets of health insurance benefits --- from the history of health-care costs and employee education to plan administration, data management and the role of the new Kentucky Employers Health Benefits Coalition. We've even included a case study of a Kentucky-based Fortune 500 company that has addressed this problem and met its cost challenge. This seminar is a must for anyone struggling to find a solution to this health-care dilemma. Cost: $299 for KY Chamber members and $399 for non-members. (Send 3 people and the 4th is FREE!)

13th Annual Kentucky Workers' Comp SeminarDownload Brochure )

Workers' Comp SeminarJune 17, Louisville  |  June 25, Lexington
How many years does it take to become an effective workers' comp administrator? Answers may vary, but consider the advantage of attending a seminar led by expert speakers with years of combined experience. With highly qualified speakers and a detailed agenda that covers both the basic and advanced concepts of workers' comp, this is one seminar you can't afford to miss! Attend this seminar and learn how to:
bulletAvoid unnecessary claims
bulletReduce/minimize the risk of 100% total disability claims
bulletParticipate in pre-litigation claim handling decisions and litigation decisions
This course will also discuss recent legislative changes and judicial interpretations. Don't let lawyers and adjusters call the shots. Learn how to better prepare for and handle workers' comp issues in your company.Cost: $299 for KY Chamber members and $399 for non-members. (Send 3 people and the 4th is FREE!)

Principles of Safety Leadership: Advanced OSHA Management CourseDownload Brochure )

Safety Leadership CourseJune 26-27, Lexington
This two-day workshop is designed to expand your safety knowledge, assist you in developing safety leadership skills and help you put what you know about safety to work for you and your company. Safety and management personnel who are versed in OSHA regulations and have a general understanding of compliance issues will discover that this interactive workshop includes the safety leadership skills needed to create and maintain a leading-edge safety program.
      If your business is interested in moving beyond safety compliance and on to "best practices in safety," this workshop is a must! If you're interested in OSHA Voluntary Protection Plans (VPP) or are already a candidate, this two-day workshop will be invaluable to this process. Cost: $595 for KY Chamber members and $695 for non-members. (Send 1 person and the 2nd is 1/2 price!)

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The following are a selection of practical business resource guides offered by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

The Kentucky Employer's Guide to Preventing OSHA Fines & Citations

Guide to Preventing OSHA FinesA user-friendly resource to help you understand and satisfy the demands of OSHA and the needs of your employees. This guide contains the information you need to prepare for an OSHA inspection, understand your legal rights, and be aware of the consequences of non-compliance. This guide also identifies the top 20 OSHA citations issued in Kentucky and how you can prevent them. Cost: $63 for KY Chamber members and $84 retail, plus KY sales tax and shipping.
OSHA Standards for General Industry

OSHA StandardsThe OSHA Standards for General Industry (29 CFR 1910) became effective July 2, 2001. This publication will help you avoid serious mistakes, fines, and penalties by giving you instant access to these standards. Although this is not an official OSHA publication, it reproduces the complete text of regulations contained in the official government version at Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1910. Also included are Part 1990 carcinogen policy with model standards; Part 1903 regulations on inspections, citations, and proposed penalties; and Part 1904 regulations covering occupational injury and illness recordkeeping and reporting. Additionally, 5(a) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (the "General Duty" clause) is incorporated. Cost: $36 for KY Chamber members and $48 retail, plus KY sales tax and shipping.
Forklift Manual

Forklift ManualThis practical manual incorporates the old parts of CFR 1910.178 of the Powered Industrial Truck Standard with the new changes which took place in section (I) of the standard. The manual directs you to key points of the standard, covers frequently asked questions, provides sample inspection forms and a sample data plate. Parts of the preamble to the standard are published in the manual to provide insight on how the standard was devised. The manual also provides a sample test and a miniature version of a slide presentation used to instruct the mandatory points of instruction required by the standard. Cost: $48.75 for KY Chamber members and $65 retail, plus KY sales tax and shipping.
Recordkeeping Manual

Recordkeeping ManualThis manual covers the reasons for the reform and goals of OSHA for the new recordkeeping standard. Both old and new (current as of January 2002) versions of the standard are covered and compared. Case studies, practical examples, new and old forms, and frequently asked questions will guide you through the seemingly complex standard. Cost: $48.75 for KY Chamber members and $65 retail, plus KY sales tax and shipping.
OSHA 10-Hour Course Manual (General Industry)

OSHA 10-Hr Course ManualDesigned for the OSHA novice, this manual presents an overview of OSHA's general industry standards and practices. It is also a good reference resource for more experienced safety professionals, as well. Topics include hazard communication, material handling, bloodborne pathogens, egress, walking and working surfaces, machine guarding, lockout/ tagout and several others. Cost: $75 for KY Chamber members and $100 retail, plus KY sales tax and shipping.
OSHA 30-Hour Course Manual (General Industry)

OSHA 30-Hr Course ManualAn expansion of the 10-hour manual, this helpful resource covers everything in the 10-hour manual plus spray finishing, respirators, welding and electrical safety-related work practices. An excellent reference resource for review of frequently encountered OSHA requirements. Cost: $93.75 for KY Chamber members and $125 retail, plus KY sales tax and shipping.
Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices Manual

Electrical Safety ManualThis highly-focused manual provides is designed to be used when training "qualified" and "unqualified" employees to satisfy the requirements of the standard. The manual contains an overview of the standard, a miniature slide presentation of both ESRWP and lockout/tagout, a sample energy control program outline, and a sample lockout/ tagout procedure. Cost: $48.75 for KY Chamber members and $65 retail, plus KY sales tax and shipping.

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