FOOTnotesFOOTnotes – For Our Outreach Trainers: Information specific to OSHA Outreach Trainers authorized through the Southeastern OTI Education Center.

 

 

 

Being Prepared for Disasters

During this active hurricane season, many of us are stocking up on bottled water and checking the batteries in our flashlights. It’s important to remember, though, that disasters can be man-made or natural, and can happen at any time. Take a look at OSHA’s Emergency Preparedness and Response page to familiarize, prepare and train for emergencies and potential hazards that may arise during the occurrence of an emergency.

New Safety and Health Resources on OSHA’s Website

A new listing of resources issued by OSHA, OSHA’s Susan Harwood grantees, OSHA’s Alliance Program participants, NIOSH, and others have been posted on OSHA’s website. There are new apps, fact sheets, eTools, toolbox talks, and other training materials available. Materials were developed between April 2, 2017 to June 30, 2017. Be sure to check it out!

HAZWOPER FAQs Answered Here

There is now a great resource for frequently asked questions about Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) posted on OSHA’s website. Anyone involved in hazardous waste, emergency response or cleanup operations involving hazardous substances can refer to this page to find information about training and HAZWOPER classes.

 

Darija FranjicDarija Franjic works with current OSHA Outreach Trainers authorized through the Southeastern OTI Education Center to ensure they understand and comply with OSHA’s outreach training program requirements and procedures. She also assists trainers with reporting and processing OSHA 10-hr and 30-hr cards. In addition, Darija coordinates details for open enrollment and onsite OSHA courses.