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CONN-OSHA Quarterly
November, 2010

Volume No. 62
November 2010

How We Can Help You  (and they’re free!)

Why Should You Attend?

Each year CONN-OSHA works with municipalities and small businesses to help create safer workplaces. We offer a variety of tools, services, and programs to fit your needs. These informational sessions will provide you with the opportunity to acquaint yourself with CONN-OSHA’s consultation services, training opportunities, and compliance activities.

Where and When?

  • Courtyard by Marriott, 63 Grand St., Waterbury 06702: November 3, 2010 

  • Omni Hotels, 155 Temple St., New Haven 06510: November 5, 2010 

  • Nathan Hale Inn, 855 Bolton Rd., Storrs/Mansfield 06268: November 10, 2010 

  • Hilton Mystic, 20 Coogan Blvd., Mystic 06355: November 17, 2010 

  • Courtyard by Marriott, 3 Eagle Rd., Danbury 06810: November 19, 2010 

  • Norwalk Inn & Conf. Center, 99 East Ave., Norwalk 06851: December 17, 2010

Who Should Attend? Agenda
Public Officials


  Registration & Continental Breakfast
Safety committee member

9:00 -9:45

Risk/Loss Control personnel

9:45 - 10:15

  Enforcement, Ask the Compliance Officer
Human Resources personnel

10:15 - 10:30

Union Representatives

10:30 - 11:00

  Consultation Services, Ask the Consultant
Board of Education Officials

11:00 - 11:30

  Training Services

11:30 - 12:00

  Questions and Answers
Facility Managers    
Business Managers    
Anybody that has OSHA-related responsibilities    

CONN-OSHA introduces new staff members

Anne Bracker Brian Sauvageau

Anne Bracker, CIH is an occupational hygienist with CONN-OSHA’s consultation program who has also worked for the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the UCONN Health Center and Federal OSHA. Ms. Bracker received her MPH in Industrial Hygiene from the University of California at Berkeley and her BA from Yale University. She is also certified in the Comprehensive Practice of Industrial Brian Sauvageau, RS comes to CONN-OSHA from the public health sector where he worked in the areas of environmental health, training and education, and code enforcement. He has a BS in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut and a Certificate of Environmental Technology from Merritt College, Oakland, CA.  

Marigrace Riley James Fusaro

Marigrace Riley has worked for three and a half James Fusaro began his career at the Labor years as a safety program officer for the State of Department in 1991 as a Special Investigator with Connecticut Department of Public Works Facilities the CONN-OSHA division’s Working Conditions Management division dealing with various Unit. He subsequently worked with the Wage and environmental health and safety issues.  For the Workplace Standards division when the Working thirteen years prior to that she worked at several Conditions Unit merged with the Wage and Hour different environmental consulting firms as an division. While there, he investigated violations of industrial hygienist and project manger. Connecticut’s labor laws.


Connecticut & U.S. Fatal Occupational Injuries - 2009







TOTAL Transportation Incidents Highway incidents Non-highway incidents (farm, industrial premise) Worker struck by vehicle, mobile equipment Assaults and Violent Acts Homicides Self-inflicted injuries Contact with Objects and Equipment Struck by object or equipment Falls Fall to lower level Fall from ladder Fall from roof Fall on same level Exposure to Harmful Substances or Environments Contact with electric current Oxygen deficiency (including drowning) Fires and Explosions

34 9 5 13 7 6 3 3 7 3 4

4,340 1,682 882 260 265 788 521 237 734 414 617 518 122 109 83 390 168 62 113

 U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries. Totals for 2009 are preliminary; final data to be released in April 2011.

November 2010 OSHA Quarterly, #62

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