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OSHA’s long-standing VPP, born during the Reagan years and which received staunch support during Republican years in the White House (2000-2008), came under scrutiny as the Obama administration, with a more open ear to organized labor’s concerns about the VPP use of incentive and behavior-based safety programs, took the helm.
OSHA is inviting would-be app designers to develop apps specifically aimed at teaching younger workers about workplace safety.
OSHA has added a new, user-friendly online searchable course schedule for OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Center courses. The new course schedule allows prospective students to search for OTI training courses by organization, course title, state or date range.
To support Occupational Safety and Health degree programs at Universities’ in Summit’s home state, Michigan, Summit Training Source has donated a full library of Summit DVDs and access to Summit Streaming Video’s full library to Oakland University; a combined collection of over 200 training courses.
It’s a hot July evening, 2011. The gas well site in western Pennsylvania is a dangerous combination of humid, damp conditions, high-voltage electricity, and improper equipment.
When Sharon Chestnut, a dietary worker at a rehabilitation center in Warminster, Pa., attended a safety conference in March of this year, she never anticipated that she would soon have to use the training she received.
OSHA, the Hispanic Contractors Association De Tejas (HCAT) and the American Sub-Contractors Association held a 10-hour marathon training session last month to promote safety and health for construction workers in the Greater Houston area.
Amid a steady rain and with just 80 minutes to navigate through a mock mine emergency, 17 coal mine rescue teams competed earlier this month in the Governor's Cup Mine Rescue Contest at Southwest Virginia Community College in Cedar Bluff, Va.
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.