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Safe/ Defensive 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 of Injuries and Illnesses January 17, 2019 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.
Workplace Violence February 13, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to noon
A very real day-to-day trend of workplace threats, aggression, and assaults has grown to epidemic proportions. Contrary to common misconceptions, fatalities are not involved in most cases. But even incidents without assaults or physical injuries can devastate the sense of personal security people once felt at their place of employment. This workshop is designed to make you more aware of the issues related to workplace violence and to provide tools to help manage, defuse, and prevent it.

Trenching & Excavation March 7, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to noon

This workshop will provide an overview of 29CFR1926.650 -652 Excavations, including the role of the competent person. Studies show that excavation work is one of the most hazardous types of work. The session is also designed to assist participants in identifying other hazards at their workplace, especially those associated with trenching and excavations, and related activities. 
Breakfast Roundtable
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: 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,, 860-263-6942.

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

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