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Fall Prevention Stand Down Delayed 

The National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction has been postponed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Fall Prevention Stand-Down was created to spread awareness about fatalities caused by falls in the construction industry. With the proper education, preparation and awareness, these deaths are preventable. Visit the National Safety Stand-Down webpage on OSHA’s website for more information and updates.


OSHA Outreach Training Program

In spite of the pandemic, Southeastern OSHA Training Institute Education Center continues to carry out daily duties and activities in support of the OSHA Outreach Training Program. Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions, or concerns that you may have via


Safe + Sound Week 2020

2020 Safe + Sound Week is scheduled to kick off on August 10th and last through August 16th. Safe + Sound week is a nationwide event that aims to highlight the accomplishments in workplace safety and health programs. OSHA also offers valuable information and ideas to keep workers safe. Learn more about Safe + Sound Week 2020.


OSHA COVID-19 Quick Tip Video

OSHA has crafted COVID-19 videos regarding: social distancing, disinfecting workplaces and industry risk factors. If you’re concerned about the health and safety of your workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA maintains a webpage with instructions on how to properly file a complaint

Shelby Kimes is a Marketing Content Writer in the marketing department for NC State Industrial Expansion Solutions. She writes marketing content for various IES and media platforms to communicate the services and values of IES. She also writes the marketing material needed to alert existing and/or potential clients of any updates within IES. She previously interned with the marketing department at Greenville Parks and Recreation in North Carolina. Shelby graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor’s in Sports Studies and a Minor in Marketing/Business Administration.