Westar Contractor Safety Orientation – Coal-Fired Facilities

Course Information

Westar Contractor Safety Orientation – Coal-Fired Facilities is the site-specific safety orientation for contractors who will be performing work in Westar’s coal-fired facilities, which include Jeffrey, Lawrence, and Tecumseh facilities.

NOTE: Students must have a currently valid PowerSafe Generation or PowerSafe Generation Refresher documentation prior to taking this course. In addition, course 12CODUST Combustible Dust Awareness for Coal – PRB must be taken prior to working in these facilities.


Recommended For

All construction and contracted maintenance and services personnel who will be working at this site.


Course Content

This course includes discussion of the following topics:

  • General Work Practices
  • Plant Access
  • Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment
  • Hazard Communication and Asbestos
  • Elevated Work Surfaces
  • Electrical Hazards
  • Lockout / Tagout
  • Hot Work
  • Confined Spaces
  • Combustible Dust
  • First Aid and Emergency Procedures



  • Computer training

    $35 Member / $40 Non-Member

  • Classroom instruction

    Not available for classroom instruction.


Course Details

Course Code: 12WSTCF
Course Length (approx.): 45 Minutes with Test
Course Expiration: 1 Year from Class Date
Passing Score Required: 80%
Retakes Allowed: Yes, but must pay for each retake
Language: English
Reader Assistance Allowed: Yes, with proven disability
ID Requirements: Students must present a valid (not expired) U.S. State or Federal ID with photo


Valid ARSC Card (BOP/BOPR): No
Social Security Verification (SSV): No (SSV required with PowerSafe Generation course prerequisite)
Other: PowerSafe Generation or PowerSafe Generation Refresher


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