Iowa Business Training, Events, and Workshops

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, the Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) continues to prioritize the health and safety of our communities, clients, and staff. We have made the decision to cancel, postpone, or move online all CIRAS in-person events through the end of July. Webinars will continue as planned. Full refunds will be issued for canceled events and to those unable to attend rescheduled events. Please contact us at ciras@iastate.edu or 515-294-3420 with any questions.

Filter by: Subject    Format    Region 
Search:
 

June 2020


OSHA 521 Industrial Hygiene

6/2/2020 - 6/5/2020, West Des Moines, IA

Address: IISC Office 1501 42nd St STE 100

Productivity InPerson Central Iowa 

Details: This course covers industrial hygiene practices and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Course topics include recognition, evaluation, and control of chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic hazards, Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL), OSHA health standards, respiratory protection, engineering controls, OSHA sampling protocols and strategies, and workplace health program elements.

 

OSHA 7125 Combustible Dust

6/9/2020, West Des Moines, IA

Address: IISC Office 1501 42nd St STE 100

Productivity InPerson Central Iowa 

Details: This course covers the hazards posed by combustible dust within general industry. The course topics include recognizing the hazards and risks associated with combustible dust, control of electrical installation hazards, and developing controls and strategies to prevent or mitigate combustible dust fires and explosions This course is taught in conjunction with the Great Plains OSHA Education Center.

 

Audiometric Recertification Course

6/10/2020 - 6/12/2020, West Des Moines, IA

Address: IISC Office 1501 42nd St STE 100

Productivity InPerson Central Iowa 

Details: This 3-day course meets industry’s need to provide training and certification for certified occupational hearing. This course will be presented with the course outline for accreditation as an occupational hearing conservationist. This course will include exposure to manual and microprocessor audiometers and personal hearing protection and otoscopic screening procedures. Ample time allotments have been provided for practice and counseling to assure registrants opportunity to develop proficiency.

 

Audiometric Recertification Course

6/11/2020, West Des Moines, IA

Address: IISC Office 1501 42nd St STE 100

Productivity InPerson Central Iowa 

Details: This re-certification course meets industry’s need to provide training and certification for certified occupational hearing. This course will be presented with the course outline for accreditation as an occupational hearing conservationist. This course will include exposure to manual and microprocessor audiometers and personal hearing protection and otoscopic screening procedures. Ample time allotments have been provided for practice and counseling to assure registrants opportunity to develop proficiency.

 

OSHA 2264 Confined Space

6/16/2020 - 6/18/2020, West Des Moines, IA

Address: IISC Office 1501 42nd St STE 100

Productivity InPerson Central Iowa 

Details: This course covers the safety and health hazards associated with permit-required confined space entry. Course topics include recognition of confined space hazards, identification of permit and non-permit required confined spaces, use of instrumentation to evaluate atmospheric hazards, ventilation techniques, development and implementation of a confined space program, proper signage, and training requirements. This course features workshops on permit entry classification, instrumentation, and program development.

 

OSHA 2225 Respiratory Protection

6/23/2020 - 6/26/2020, West Des Moines, IA

Address: IISC Office 1501 42nd St STE 100

Productivity InPerson Central Iowa 

Details: This course covers the requirements for the establishment, maintenance, and monitoring of a respiratory protection program. Course topics include terminology, OSHA Respiratory Protection Standards, NIOSH certification, respiratory protection programs, and medical evaluation requirements. This course is taught in conjunction with the Great Plains OSHA Education Center. This course is included in the Special in Safety & Health Certificate Program (SSH).

 

 

July 2020


Business Strategies: Water Planning To Support Manufacturing Into The Future

7/15/2020, Webinar

Technology InPerson 

Details: Even in the midst of a global crisis, strong companies stay strong by planning ahead. Is your company ready for the potential problems associated with water scarcity? Join this three-hour, no-cost CIRAS webinar to learn best management practices for safeguarding your business and its supply chain from challenges associated with water.

 

 

September 2020


Blended Human Food PCQI Part 2: Instructor led Course

9/14/2020, Ames, IA

Address: 1805 Collaboration Pl. Suite 2300, Ames, IA 50010

Food InPerson Central Iowa 

Details: This is a Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) class put on by ISU/CIRAS/ANR. It is the second part that is required after the first part online is completed in order to receive your certificate as a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI). The FSPCA PCQI class is the only PCQI class recognized by the FDA. Regulations require that companies have a PCQI as set forth by the FDA.

 

 

October 2020


Dry & Semi-Dry Sausage Short Course

10/6/2020 - 10/8/2020, Ames, IA

Food InPerson Central Iowa 

Details: With a focus on the technology of dry and semi-dry sausage processing, short course topics range from lectures on basic meat science to demonstrations of processing techniques. Speakers, nationally and internationally recognized authorities in their fields will provide information about the latest technology available. For questions, contact Brenda Martin at bkmartin@iastate.edu.

 

 

December 2020


Blended Human Food PCQI Part 2: Instructor led Course

12/7/2020, Ames, IA

Address: 1805 Collaboration Pl. Suite 2300, Ames, IA 50010

Food InPerson Central Iowa 

Details: This is a Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) class put on by ISU/CIRAS/ANR. It is the second part that is required after the first part online is completed in order to receive your certificate as a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI). The FSPCA PCQI class is the only PCQI class recognized by the FDA. Regulations require that companies have a PCQI as set forth by the FDA.