OSHA - 350 Winter Street NE Room 430 - Salem, Oregon 97301-3882
|For Immediate Release:
January 31, 2005
|Contact for more Information:
Kevin Weeks, Public Information Officer, 503-947-7428
Oregon OSHA offers safety training workshops in Salem
The Department of Consumer and Business Services, Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA) will be offering free training sessions to employers and workers in Salem on Wednesday February
23 at the Labor and Industries Building (Basement Room C), 350 Winter Street NE.
Worker Protection Standard
Wednesday, February 23 - 8:00am to Noon
The training will review Oregon OSHA's Worker Protection Standard for safeguarding workers at risk of being exposed to pesticides, primarily in an agricultural setting. A special emphasis of the
class will be how to provide effective training to workers whose primary language is not English. This class qualifies for four (4) credit hours of pesticide re-certification training for Oregon-certified
pesticide applicators and consultants.
Hazard Communication Program
Wednesday, February 23 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
This workshop guides participants through developing and implementing effective ways of communicating required information to employees about the hazards that exist in a workplace, including hazardous
chemicals. This class qualifies for three (3) credit hours of pesticide re-certification training for Oregon-certified pesticide applicators and consultants.
To register for the training workshop, 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