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Work Zone Safety   April 5, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to noon
Building and maintaining roads can be dangerous.  Each year about 7,500 highway construction workers get hurt.  More than 80 highway construction workers are killed on the job.  The dangers can be minimized if you are made more aware of the hazards, and are provided with ways to avoid the hazards.  Basic guidelines for work zone traffic control and the requirements of Part VI of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) with particular emphasis on short term work sites on roads and streets in rural and small urban areas will be presented. 
Lockout/Tagout   April 12, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to noon
OSHA’s 29 CFR 1910.147 Standard requires that all potentially hazardous energy sources be isolated and prevented from accidental re-energization. Although this is a fairly straightforward practice, it is often the case that plant personnel cannot perform their job tasks with equipment in a zero energy state. This 2-hour session will discuss comprehensive energy control protocols designed to protect workers performing servicing and other tasks while achieving maintenance, quality control and production goals.
OSHA Injury & Illness Recordkeeping   April 19, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to noon

The purpose of this workshop is to introduce the requirements and procedures related to OSHA Injury & Illness Recordkeeping. The class will help develop skills to accurately report occupational injuries and illnesses. Resources and reference materials will be provided. If you are responsible for completing the documents required by this rule (OSHA 300, OSHA 300A and OSHA 301), or if you supervise the person that completes the forms, or if you are a safety committee member, this class is a must!

Breakfast Roundtable Tuesday of every month from 8:15 am to 9:45 am
This discussion group meets the third Tuesday of every month from 8:15 am to 9:45 am.  Pre-registration is required. To be placed on the e-mail distribution list, contact John Able at
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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,, 860-263-6942.

Last Updated: March 13, 2017

200 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT 06109 / Phone: 860-263-6000

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