FREE TRAININGS: A Message From Joan M. Spencer, Compliance Assistance Specialist, U.S. DOL – OSHA

A Message From Joan M. Spencer, Compliance Assistance Specialist, U.S. DOL – OSHA

In June, through OSHA’s cooperative alliances, OSHA and other guest speakers are offering three FREE trainings on the requirements of the new silica standards. The trainings will also cover respiratory protection and instrumentation for monitoring.

June 3, 2016, there will be training on the 1910.1053, the Respirable Crystalline Silica standard for general industry and maritime, at Florida Safety Council in Tampa.

June 10, 2016, there will be training on the 19260.1153, the Respirable Crystalline Silica standard for construction, at the ABC location in Tampa.

June 24, 2016, there will be training on the 1910.1053 and 1926.1153, Respirable Crystalline Silica standards for general industry, and maritime and construction at the United Safety Council in Orlando.

Please see the attached flyers to register for these FREE trainings.

Also, June 27 through July 1, 2016, Region IV is holding their Heat Illness Prevention Stand-down. We ask employers to take some time to talk to their employees to raise their awareness of heat illnesses and their prevention. Through OSHA’s alliance with AGC in Georgia, you may register any event you will be hosting at this link, http://www.agcga.org/web/Safety/2016_Heat_Illness_Safety_Stand_Down.aspx.Read more

Town of Oakland – NAOSH Proclamation

Town of Oakland – NAOSH Proclamation

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OSHA issues final rule to make employers, public better informed about workplace injuries, illnesses

OSHA issues final rule to make employers, public better informed about workplace injuries, illnesses – See OSHA QuickTakes, May 11, 2016 · Volume 15, Issue 12: https://www.osha.gov/as/opa/quicktakes/index.html

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US LABOR DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF $4.6M IN SUSAN HARWOOD SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING GRANTS

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Workplace Health & Safety: Fatal Work-Related Injuries (2008-2011)

Workplace Health & Safety: Fatal Work-Related Injuries (2008-2011)

Article: Fatal Work Related Injuries in SE States

This is a collaborative project among the states involved in the Southeastern States Occupational Network (SouthON). Visit their website at:  http://health.usf.edu/publichealth/erc/SouthON.htm for complete information.Read more