CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Surfaces in General Industry - October 26, 2018 from 10:00
a.m. to noon
|Falls are among the most common causes of serious
work-related injuries and deaths. During this training we will
examine best practices for elimination or controlling hazards
associated with walking and working surfaces in the workplace.
Trucks - November 7, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to noon
|During this two hour workshop we will discuss the
requirements of OSHA’s Powered Industrial Truck Standard. 29 CFR
1910.178 Standard requires formal instruction, practical training,
and evaluation of operator performance to be completed and
documented. We will cover safe work practices, methods of providing
formal and practical training, and tools for operator evaluation.
Written handout materials will be provided to use in the development
of your site-specific training program.
Driving - December 12, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to noon
|Work-related vehicle crashes are the leading
cause of occupational fatalities according to the U.S. Dept. of
Labor. Small changes in behavior behind the wheel can decrease the
likelihood of getting in a motor vehicle accident, and increase your
chances of survival in the event of a collision or other serious.
|OSHA 300 Reporting if Injuries and
Illnesses – January 16, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to noon
|The purpose of this workshop is to introduce the
requirements and procedures related to the OSHA 300 Log. The class
will help develop skills to accurately REPORT OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES
AND ILLNESSES. Resources and reference materials will be provided.
This class will be held at the Labor Department offices located at
200 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT. Class will be held
from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon in Conference Room on the second floor.
|This discussion group meets the third Tuesday of
every month from 8:15 am to 9:45 am. Pre-registration is required.
Visit our web page for more information:
http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/osha/Breakfast/index.htm. To be
placed on the e-mail distribution list, contact John Able at
All classes are free and are held at the Connecticut Department of Labor
(unless otherwise noted above), 200 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT
06109, in Conference Room A. You must bring a photo ID with you on the day
of the training or you will not be admitted to the building.
Pre-registration is required. To register for any of these classes or if you would like
information on an occupational safety and/or health event posted on this
page, contact Catherine Zinsser,