Oregon OSHA offers free training in Coos Bay
COOS BAY - The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (OR-OSHA)
will offer free training sessions to members of the South Coast business
community during two days of workshops in August.
The Public Education and Conferences Section of Oregon OSHA will be offering
four different workshops during the training sessions on August 14 &
Ergonomics In The Office, 8:00am August 14.
Safety Committee Meeting Management, 1:00pm August 14.
Developing a Violence Prevention Program, 8:00am August 15.
Developing an Effective Ergonomics Program, 1:00pm August 15.
Ergonomics In The Office' will introduce participants to how ergonomics
(the science of how the human body interacts with their work environment)
applies to the office - including placement of workstations and video
display terminals. Safety Committee Meeting Management' is designed
to help a current safety committee member at work make the most out of
their required meetings, and training new safety committee members. Developing
a Violence Prevention Program' will show employers how to design a prevention
and early assessment program to address work-related violence - the third
leading cause of death on the job. Developing an Effective Ergonomics
Program' will educate employers about developing a written ergonomics
program to prevent repetitive motion injuries for workers, and help reduce
the medical and insurance costs related to repetitive motion injuries.
The free four-hour workshops will be held at Southwest Oregon Community
College's Newmark Center Room #228, 1988 Newmark in Coos Bay. Oregon OSHA
provides workshop materials for participants.
Oregon OSHA offers a variety of conferences, on-site training, educational
resources and consultation services to help Oregon employers create safer
workplaces and reduce the amount of productivity lost due to injuries
which occur at work. Additional information and resources are available
on Oregon OSHA's website, www.orosha.org
For more information about these workshops or to register, call the Oregon
OSHA Education Section, (503) 947-7443, or toll-free in Oregon, (888)
292-5247 Option 2.