Florida Safety Council 16th Annual Charity & Scholarship Golf Tournament

The Florida Safety Council 16th Annual Charity & Scholarship Golf Tournament will take place on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the Eagle Creek Golf Course in Orlando. Registration will start at 7 AM and tee-time will be at 8 AM. The Florida Safety Council is seeking sponsors as well as participants. All proceeds benefit the Florida Safety Council scholarship fund for students in safety degree programs.

 

Click here to view Florida Safety Council 16th Annual Charity & Scholarship Golf Tournament Brochure.Read more

New Dairy Safety Courses Available Online – Canadian Agricultural Safety Association

Canadian Agricultural Safety Association 3325 – C Pembina Highway Winnipeg, MB Canada R3V 0A2 Email: info@casa-acsa.ca Phone: (877) 452-2272

Click here to visit the CASA  website to read more about the new Dairy Safety Courses Available Online.

This January, the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) released an eight-part training series for dairy workers. The Dairy Worker Safety Orientation Series covers: * Animal handling and health,

* Chemical safety,

* Feed handling and storage,

* General safety,

* Machinery safety in the field,

* Milking and chores,

* Personal protective equipment, and

* Robotic safety.

Click Here to Register Today The series is appropriate for anyone looking to develop, or brush up on their dairy safety skills, including producers, dairy workers, and health and safety professionals. The Dairy Worker Safety Orientation Series is affordable, professional and conveniently available 24 hours a day through CASA’s website.

Each course takes approximately 45 to 60 minutes to complete and offers a quiz at the end of the learning experience. Courses available in English only.

For more information on the Dairy Worker Safety Orientation Series or other CASA courses available online, click here or contact Glen Blahey, Agricultural Safety and Health Specialist with CASA at gblahey@casa-acsa.ca or call 1- 877-452-2272.

Please note, CASA offers discounts and other services related to bulk online course purchases. Contact CASA for details.Read more

2016 ISASH Conference Call for Abstracts and Program Presentations

 

The International Society for Agriculture Safety and Health is pleased to announce the 2016 ISASH Conference Call for Abstracts and Program Presentations.

The theme for 2016 is “Call to Post: Winning the Race for Agricultural Safety and Health”.  Abstracts are accepted in the following categories:

Oral presentations Panel/Roundtable Presentations Educational Displays Program Posters Research Posters

The 2016 ISASH Conference will be held:

June 26 – June 30, 2016 Hilton Lexington/Downtown Lexington, KY

The call for abstracts is available at www.isash.org.  Updates have been made to the categories of presentations available. The call now has 3 (three) different submission forms, each of which specifically corresponds to a specific presentation(s) requested. As well, separate deadlines have been set for abstract submissions.

The direct link for the call instructions and deadlines is found at: http://isash.org/call-for-abstracts-and-program-presentations/

For more information, contact:

Chip Petrea, PhD, ISASH Secretary Principal Research Specialist, Ag Safety and Health University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Dept. of Ag & Bio Engineering 1304 West Pennsylvania Ave – 338 AESB Urbana, IL 61801 Phone: 217-333-5035 E-Mail: repetrea@illinois.Read more

Preventing Cuts and Amputations from Food Slicers and Meat Grinders

Attached is a letter from Kurt A. Petermeyer, Regional Administrator, dated October 2, 2015. Also atached is an important document that provides pertinent information on food slicers hazards.

Food Slicer Outreach Letter

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The State of Florida, Department of Financial Services, Division of Workers’ Compensation offers Free Seminars and Webinars for Florida employers regarding Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Safety.

The State of Florida, Department of Financial Services, Division of Workers’ Compensation offers Free Seminars and Webinars for Florida employers regarding Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Safety. In addition, the Division of Workers’ Compensation has partnered with OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and the University of South Florida’s “Safety Florida Consultation Program” to bring valuable safety information to Florida employers.

Free Seminars are held in various locations around the state. Please see the attached Flyer and Registration forms for the events scheduled from November 2015 through June 2016.

2016 Jan – June Seminar Flyer

2015 Nov – 2016 June Seminar Registration Form

Free Webinars are also available to Florida employers. The Webinars contain the same information as the classroom settings and are held monthly via your computer and telephone.

2015 Nov – 2016 June Web Based Registration

CEUs Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available to contractors licensed by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation: Construction Industry Licensing Board; Electrical Contractors Licensing Board; and the Board of Accountancy

Dates & Locations Please find attached 2016 Jan – June Seminar Flyer and registration forms with the dates, times and locations for the Seminars (classroom settings) Read more