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JE Dunn teaches students about worksite safety

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Students from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering learn OSHA guidelines for worksite safety in early November. The Atlanta office of JE Dunn provided the training — and lunch — to the group of nearly two dozen undergraduate and graduate students. (Photo: Yong Cho)
Students from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering learn OSHA guidelines for worksite safety in early November. The Atlanta office of JE Dunn Construction Company provided the training — and lunch — to the group of nearly two dozen undergraduate and graduate students. (Photo: Yong Cho)
 

Nearly two dozen School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students have a new edge in their job searches, courtesy of JE Dunn Construction Company’s Atlanta office.

The company hosted the students on an early November Saturday for 10 hours of certified Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) workplace safety training. It’s knowledge Associate Professor Yong Cho said will add polish to the students’ resumes.

“Students will get a certificate, which makes them more competitive in their job search,” he said.

The Georgia Tech chapter of Associated General Contractors started offering the training last year. This fall, JE Dunn stepped in to provide the workshop and lunch for the undergraduate and graduate students who participated.

Students enjoy a break from their OSHA safety training at JE Dunn’s Atlanta offices. The company hosted the training, provided lunch, and gave students a little taste of the company’s break room amenities after lunch. (Photo: Yong Cho)