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  TRAINING UPDATE: CONN-OSHA Training has gone virtual!  

During this COVID-19 restrictive time, CONN-OSHA training events will now be provided using the live video-based platform, Zoom.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

OSHA Recordkeeping Reporting and Recording Requirements
Tuesday, July 22, 2021, 9 am - 10 am

The purpose of this workshop is to introduce the requirements and procedures related to OSHA Injury & Illness Recordkeeping The class will help develop skills to accurately report occupational injuries and illnesses. Resources and reference materials will be provided. If you are responsible for completing the documents required by this rule (OSHA 300, OSHA 300A and OSHA 301), or if you supervise the person that completes the forms, or if you are a safety committee member, this class is a must! Pre registration is required, here is the zoom link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYvc-urrzwrE9e1OB91oxacXeW2LGJeCJzy
 
Noise and Hearing Protection
Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 9 am - 10 am

The class will review OSHA standards for occupational noise exposure, including hearing conservation programs; types of noise; and what hearing protection works best in certain situations.

Pre-registration is required; Zoom link will be available approximately 6 weeks prior to the event.

Pre-registration is required. Here is the zoom link: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYvduGvqjkoGtbtE3mgtnhLUdmPIAuOEPz6
 
Safety & Health Programs
Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 9 am - 10 am

Establishing a safety and health program in your workplace is one of the most effective ways of protecting your most valuable asset: your workers. Safety and health programs foster a proactive approach to “finding and fixing” workplace hazards before they can cause injury or illness. Employers who have implemented safety and health programs have also found that managing for safety results in higher-quality product or output and higher profits.

Pre-registration is required. Here is the zoom link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIuc-igrzgoHNawvheyqJt9VR7c1IEwK87_
 
Permit Required Confined Spaces
Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 9 am - 10 am

This workshop includes the basic requirements and procedures involved with permit-required confined spaces as detailed in 29CFR1910.146 Permit-Required Confined Spaces. This information is vitally important to all those who work in or have responsibility for those that work in permit-required confined spaces.

Pre-Registration is required: The Zoom link will be provided approximately six weeks before the date posted.
 
Control of Hazardous Energy (LOTO)
Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 9 am - 10 am

OSHA 1910.147 requires that all potentially hazardous energy sources be isolated and prevented from accidental re-energization. Although this is a fairly straightforward practice, it is very often the case that plant personnel cannot perform their job tasks with equipment in a zero energy state. This session will discuss comprehensive energy control protocols designed to protect workers performing minor servicing and other tasks while achieving maintenance, quality control and production goals.

Pre-Registration is required: The Zoom link will be provided approximately six weeks before the date posted.
 
Personal Protective Equipment
Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 9 am - 10 am

Protective equipment, including personal protective equipment for eyes, face, head, and extremities, protective clothing, respiratory devices, and protective shields and barriers, shall be provided, used, and maintained in a sanitary and reliable condition wherever it is necessary by reason of hazards of processes or environment, chemical hazards, radiological hazards, or mechanical irritants encountered in a manner capable of causing injury or impairment in the function of any part of the body through absorption, inhalation or physical contact. This workshop will discuss the requirements of subpart I.

Pre-Registration is required: The Zoom link will be provided approximately six weeks before the date posted.
 
Introduction to OSHA
Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 9 am - 10 am

This class helps business owners gain an understanding of OSHA operations and how to prevent workplace injuries. Includes OSHA background, standards, the inspection process, implementing a safety & health program, and available assistance. Pre-registration is required; the zoom link will be provided six weeks prior to the class
, Tuesday December 7, 2021, 9 am - 10 am
Breakfast Roundtable
3rd Tuesday of the Month

These meetings cover subjects ranging from evacuation plans and fire extinguishers to air quality and ergonomics. The intent of these free 90-minute workshops is to discuss safety and health issues in a supportive and informal environment. The roundtable meetings are held from 8:15 am to 9:45 on the third Tuesday of the month.

For all the info go here.

If you would like to receive the CONN-OSHA Quarterly E-Newsletter 4 times per year, and the Breakfast Roundtable notification once per month, email John Able at John.able@ct.gov to be placed on the e-mail distribution list.

If you would like information on an occupational safety and/or health event posted on this page, contact Catherine Zinsser, catherine.zinsser@ct.gov.

If you are not familiar with Zoom technology, we recommend that you watch this “How to Join a Zoom Meeting” video:

https://www.youtube.com/embed/hIkCmbvAHQQ?rel=0&autoplay=1&cc_load_policy=1

The ZOOM Help Center https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us is also available to learn more about using this platform prior to CONN-OSHA events.

 


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