CALENDAR OF EVENTS
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.
Driving - December 12, 2018 from 10:00 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.
|OSHA 300 Reporting of Injuries and
Illnesses – January 17, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to noon
|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
|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,