Oregon OSHA - 350 Winter Street
NE Room 430 - Salem, Oregon 97301-3882
|For Immediate Release:
January 6, 2005
|Contact for more Information:
Kevin Weeks, Public Information Officer, 503-947-7428
Oregon OSHA safety training in Corvallis and Lebanon
The Department of Consumer and Business Services, Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA) will be offering a free lunchtime training session to Willamette Valley employers and workers
Oregon OSHA designed the Safety for Small Business program to help small business owners implement an effective safety and health management program in their workplace. The training
consists of two one-hour workshops where participants bring their own lunches, and Oregon OSHA provides workshop materials. The training is free.
The Safety for Small Business workshop is presented in two phases. Attendance is required at the first meeting to participate in the Phase Two meeting two weeks later. Participants
will learn how to integrate a safety and health program into their business plan, receive industry-specific resource materials, and be introduced to the program's ten short duration safety and
health training modules.
Corvallis: Tuesday February 1st from Noon to 1:00pm at the Linn-Benton Community College - Benton Center, 757 NW Polk. Phase Two meeting on February 15.
Lebanon: Thursday February 3rd from Noon to 1:00pm at the Linn-Benton Community College - Lebanon Center, 44 Industrial Way. Phase Two meeting on February 17.
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 Oregons 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.
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