|For Immediate Release:
October 16, 2002
Kevin Weeks 503-947-7428 (direct dial)
Oregon OSHA free safety training offered in Ashland
The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA) will
be presenting two days of free training classes for employers and workers
in Ashland during November.
The Public Education and Conferences Section of Oregon OSHA will be offering
four different workshops during the training sessions on November 13 and
Safety & Health Management, 8:00am November 13.
Safety Committee Operations, 1:00pm November 13.
Accident Investigation, 8:00am November 14.
Worker Protection Standard, 1:00pm November 14.
Safety & Health Management' is an introduction class for
employers and new safety committee members to learn about creating safe
workplaces and planning ahead. Safety Committee Operations' will
give attendees an introduction to OR-OSHA's requirements for operating
a workplace safety committee. Accident Investigation' will teach
participants what information to gather, how to secure an accident scene
and conclusions to draw when an accident occurs at work. Worker
Protection Standard' emphasizes providing effective training and safety
information for pesticide handlers and workers - especially workers whose
primary language is not English (Agricultural employers: this class
fulfills three credit hours of pesticide re-certification).
The workshops will be held at Stephenson Union Building Room 330 on the
Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Oregon OSHA provides workshop
materials for participants. More information and resources are available
on Oregon OSHA's website, www.orosha.org
For more information about these workshops or to register, call the Oregon
OSHA Education Section, (503) 947-7443, or toll-free in Oregon, (888)
292-5247 Option 2.