Transportation Compliance & Safety Training

Fostoria Learning Center is pleased to announce that we are now offering safety and compliance training for the transportation industry. This is not limited to common carrier fleets however includes owner operators, manufacturing, and anyone who has or is interested in obtaining a USDOT number.
OSHA 10 General Industry

OSHA-authorized 10 Hour General Industry Training

This training program is intended to provide entry level general industry workers information about their rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint as well as how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards on a job site. The training covers a variety of general industry safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter.

When: March 10 & 11, 2022

Time:  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM,  8:00 AM - Noon

Where: FLC

Cost: $240.00 per participant

All participants to receive a laminated completion card from OSHA


Day 1

8:00 am – 4:00 pm 

*Introduction to OSHA 

(Covers workers’ rights, employer responsibilities and how to file a complaint. It includes helpful worker safety and health resources. It also provides samples of a weekly fatality and catastrophe report, material data safety sheet and the OSHA Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses.)

*Walking and Working Surfaces, including fall protection



*Hazard Communication

*Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans, and Fire Protection

*Personal Protective Equipment

Day 2

8:00 am – 12:00 pm 


*Machine Guarding

*Materials Handling


OSHA 30 General Industry

OSHA-Authorized 30 Hour General Industry Training

This OSHA 30-Hour General Industry course is designed to educate workers on workplace and jobsite safety. Specifically, those who successfully complete this specialized training should become familiar with recognizing, avoiding, preventing and stopping potential jobsite hazards.

Who Needs OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Training?

In an effort to maintain workplace safety and hazard recognition standards, OSHA recommends regular workplace safety training. This course can benefit workers in the following fields: factory operations, manufacturing, storage, warehousing, healthcare and more.

When: March 12-15, 2o22

Time:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where: FLC

Cost: $695.00 per participant


Industry topics include:

  • Electrical
  • Walking and Working Surfaces
  • Hazard Communication
  • Person protective equipment (PPE)
  • Exit Routes and Emergency Plans
  • Bloodborne Pathogens 
  • Machine Guarding
  • And more!

OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Training Course Details

Making a difference in how workers and employers manage and address workplace hazards is paramount. That's why it's so crucial for general industry workers to have access to high-quality hazard recognition training like this OSHA 30-Hour General Industry course.


Basic Transportation Compliance Workshop

Basic Transportation Compliance Workshop (8 Hour)

Everyone fears the Department of Transportation! This program will give you the tools, prepare you to better understand the regulations, and help you to be more comfortable with compliance. You will learn an overview of trucking safety fundamentals including:

Registration Requirements

Driver Qualification Files

Vehicle Maintenance

Hours of Service

Controlled Substance and Alcohol




Whether you are a new enterprise, a job seeker, a newly promoted safety clerk, or an owner operator this program is for you!

When: May 13, 2022

Time:  8:30 am – 4:00 PM

Where: FLC

Cost: $15.00 per student

*Continental Breakfast & Lunch Provided


Driver Qualification Files

Driver Qualification Files (4 Hour)

CFR 49 Part 391.51 lists Driver Qualification File contents. Are your DQ files properly maintained to a level that will pass scrutiny? What should and should not be in a DQ file? This program will drill down into the DQ file including line by line on the driver application for employment. Upon completing this workshop, you will have a full understanding of this regulation and be able to formulate a plan to keep your DQ files compliant. Including:

Drivers Application

Road Test or Equivalent

Driving Record and Annual Review

Physical Examination Requirements

Employment Verification

Records Retention

If you have taken a new position at your company that requires you to understand DOT Compliance and Fleet Safety or are in a support position with a need to know you should attend this 4 hour workshop. This is also a great opportunity if you are looking for a refresher course.  Anyone else involved in the support/operations of motor vehicles would benefit greatly from attending this workshop.

When: May 20, 2022

Time:  8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Where: FLC

Cost: $75.00 per student


Controlled Substance/Alcohol

Controlled Substance/Alcohol (4 Hour)

Avoid costly fines, an Ohio carrier was recently fined more than $27,000 for drug and alcohol violations. CFR Part 382 states that you must have a Designated Employee Representative (DER) including their duties and responsibilities. Do you have or need an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)? Is your drug and alcohol program / policy up to date? This workshop is presented in an easy to understand format allowing you to stay in compliance with these regulations.

Mandatory Supervisory Training Included

Topics will include as follows:

What tests are required?

What are annual reports?

What percentages of drivers are tested?

Records Retention

How to handle positive results?

When: May 27, 2022

Time:  12:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Where: FLC

Cost: $75.00 per student


Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) Roadside Inspection

Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) Roadside Inspection (4 Hour)

High CSA scores can lead to increased enforcement, increased insurance premiums, loss of freight and driver turnover. Learn what enforcement officers are looking for. Learn how to train your drivers for the most successful outcome. Learn how this affects your CSA score and what you can do about it. The majority of your safety information is publicly available, separate fact from fiction regarding CSA. You will be confident in the following and Roadside Inspections, what officers look for, what are the most common violations and how to avoid them. Understand Data Q's in the event you wish to challenge the data. Surviving Intervention.

Topics Include:

How to Improve CSA Scores

How to Challenge CSA Data

What are the Most Common Violations

When: June 3, 2022

Time:  8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Where: FLC

Cost: $75.00 per student


New Entrant Audit

New Entrant Audit (4 Hour)

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations Part 385 requires that the DOT place carriers that have recently applied for a USDOT identification number into the New Entrant Safety Assurance Program and monitor them accordingly. In addition, New Entrant carriers must complete an audit within the first 18 months of operation. You will leave this program confident that you can prepare safety policies and successfully complete your audit.   You will come away with answers to the following and much more. Topics Include: How long am I considered a New Entrant carrier? Are there automatic failures to the audit? What records must I keep? When will the audit take place? What happens if I pass the audit? What happens if I fail the audit? Anyone that is considering obtaining a USDOT number or carriers who are preparing for their New Entrant Audit, and owner operators should attend this workshop.

When: June 10, 2022

Time:  12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Where: FLC

Cost: $75.00 per student


Hours of Service

Hours of Service (4 Hour)

Hours of Service is commonly misunderstood and the most cited violation during roadside inspections and Focused Investigations (audits) by State and Federal Law enforcement officials.  Avoid costly fines when you learn how to manage a compliant hours of service program with an emphasis on auditing driver logs, an overview of hours of service regulations, and falsification violations.  Be ready for the ELD mandate coming in December 2017. Topics Include: Supporting Documentation False Logs Violation Letters Form and Manner Records Retention ELD exemptions

Whether you are a new enterprise, a job seeker, a newly promoted safety clerk, an owner operator, or if you just need a refresher, this workshop is for you.

When: June 17, 2022

Time:  8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Where: FLC

Cost: $75.00 per student