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Work Zone Safety April 4, 2019 10:00 A.M. till noon  - Canceled
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.
Powered Industrial 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 program.
OSHA 300 Reporting of Injuries and Illnesses June 4, 2019 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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