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From internet forums you get a good idea of the workshops at the Congress and what is on the minds of EHS professionals:
The FBI Laboratory’s Evidence Response Team Unit recently conducted a two-week training course for 18 Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) accident and special investigators at the National Mine Health and Safety Academy in Beaver, W.Va.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration has awarded $1,250,000 in grants through its Brookwood-Sago program to seven organizations that provide education and training within the mining industry.
A worker who was electrocuted after coming into contact with energized electrical parts while trying to restore power to a pumping station was not adequately trained on the hazards of electrical repairs and maintenance on or near energized equipment, according to OSHA, which has cited Halcon Resources Corp. for two willful and seven serious safety violations.
A conversation with E. Scott Geller, Ph.D., Alumni Distinguished Professor, Center for Applied Behavior Systems, Virginia Tech, on Actively Caring For People – AC4P – the subject of a new book Scott will introduce at the National Safety Congress in Orlando, Oct. 22-24. It is also available at www.ac4p.org.
The National Hearing Conservation Association annual conference is an extremely popular and well-attended event, and is often reported my members as the most valuable feature of NHCA membership. The conference provides an opportunity to learn about the latest research and tools for hearing conservation, to network with peers, and to re-establish ties with old friends and colleagues. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE.