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Walking Working 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.

Powered Industrial 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. 
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 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. 
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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