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Safe Driving Get There Safely EVERY Time   June 27, 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. The goal of this session is to increase awareness of the need for, and the benefits of safe driving.

Powered Industrial Trucks   July 11, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to noon  

This 2-hour workshop 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.

Trenching & Excavation   July 18, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to noon  

This workshop will provide an overview of 29 CFR 1926.650-652 excavations, including the role of the competent person. The session is designed to assist participants in identifying hazards associated with excavations and relate.

Confined Space Safety   August 15, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to noon  

This workshop discusses the basic requirements and procedures involved with permit-required confined spaces as detailed in 29 CFR 1910.146. d activities.

Material Handling & Ergonomics   August 23, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to noon  

This session will help attendees develop a process for recognizing and quantifying risks, creating cost-effective solutions, and documenting the effectiveness.

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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