TRAINING AND CALENDAR OF EVENTS
|Work Zone Safety
– April 4, 2019 – 10:00 A.M. till noon
|Major increases in traffic volumes and changing
traffic patterns expose personnel to life-threatening situations
every day. Implementation of a simple plan can reduce exposure,
increase productivity and make work zones safer. 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.
Trucks - May 1,2019 from 10:00 a.m. to noon
|The OSHA 1910.178 Powered Industrial Truck
Standard requires formal instruction, practical training, and
evaluation of operator performance for both General Industry and
Construction Industry material handling operations. Does your
training program meet this standard? This 2-hour workshop first
introduces participants to the OSHA standard, followed by a review
of operator training requirements. In addition, safe work practices
and other topics not specifically addressed in the standard
including training tips and hazard recognition will be covered.
Written handout materials will be provided to assist in the
development of your site specific powered industrial truck training
|OSHA 300 Reporting
of Injuries and Illnesses – June 4, 2019 from 9:00 a.m.
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.
|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,