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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.


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. Pre-registration is required:
, Tuesday December 7, 2021, 9 am - 10 am
Permit Required Confined Spaces
Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 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.
Personal Protective Equipment
Tuesday, February 8, 2022, 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 and will be posted six weeks before the class.
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 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,

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

The ZOOM Help Center is also available to learn more about using this platform prior to CONN-OSHA events.


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