Safety training workshops from Oregon OSHA in Newport
The Department of Consumer and Business Services, Occupational Safety
and Health Division (Oregon OSHA) will be offering two days of free training
sessions to employers and workers in Newport on January 19 & 20 at
the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center.
Wednesday, January 19 8:00am to 5:00pm
Safety Committee Basic Training
This workshop gives safety committee members, especially new members,
insight into their roles and how important safety committees are to building
safer workplaces. The full-day class addresses topics such as meeting
management, problem-solving, and writing recommendations and reviews safety
rules that apply in all Oregon workplaces. This workshop meets Oregon
OSHA basic rule requirements for safety committee training.
Thursday, January 20 8:00am to Noon
This training will review what the safety rules are for wearing fall protection
equipment in any industry that requires employees to be working ten feet
or more off the ground, and where a potential for a fall exists. The training
will also cover safe work practices for the construction industry, planning
for a worker rescue, the best methods of fall protection and the safe
use of fall-arrest systems.
Thursday, January 20 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Excavation work is a hazardous but necessary process in construction and
public utilities work. This workshop will cover the specific hazards unique
to excavation, safety regulations, shoring systems, requirements for protective
equipment, soil classification and planning considerations.
To register for the training workshops,
fax your request on company letterhead to (503) 947-7462 or register on
the Oregon OSHA Web site, www.orosha.org under "Education."
For questions about Oregon OSHA training, call (503) 947-7443 or call
toll-free within Oregon, (888) 292-5247, Option 2.
Oregon OSHA is committed to partnering with employers and workers to keep
Oregon's injury rates low, and workers' compensation costs under control.
One of the best things an employer can do to prevent injuries is to properly
train employees. Oregon OSHA offers free training, free safety and health
consultations, and education and training materials from the OR-OSHA Resource
Center. Keep your employees and workplaces safe through a commitment to
training, education and elimination of hazards. More information and resources
are available on Oregon OSHA's Web site, www.orosha.org.
As Oregon's economy improves, safe jobs are smart business. More information
and resources are available on Oregon OSHA's Web site, www.orosha.org