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  • Trainer Toolbox for July 2020

    Extension for Outreach Training Alternative Training Methods Hurricane Preparedness and Response How to Correctly Wear a Respirator 8 Ways to Protect Meat Processing Workers from COVID-19 Construction Safety: Virtual Stand-Down   Extension for Outreach Training Alternative Training Methods OSHA has given an extension for Outreach Trainers to submit exception requests for alternative training methods for […]

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  • Trainer Toolbox for May 2020

      Fall Prevention Stand Down Delayed  OSHA Outreach Training Program – we are able to print and distribute cards Safe + Sound Week 2020 COVID-19 Quick Tip Videos   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 […]

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  • Trainer Toolbox March 2020

    Eliminating Amputation Hazards OSHA Issues Corrections to Standards Trenching and Excavation Safety   Eliminating Amputation Hazards The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) cites more than 20,000 American workers experience injuries involving amputation every year. According to OSHA, amputations rank in the top three serious workplace injuries. Losing a limb can result in the inability to […]

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  • Trainer Toolbox for January 2020

    Radiation Safety. Understanding OSHA Inspections. Protecting Workers’ Hearing. Revision to OSHA’s Beryllium Standards.   Radiation Safety The negative health effects of long-term radiation exposure have been widely known. Radiation can cause damage to your DNA and cells which could result in deterministic and stochastic health effects. Fortunately, OSHA maintains a Radiation Safety webpage. The webpage […]

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  • Trainer Toolbox for November 2019

    Electrical Safety Global Cold Chain Alliance Renews Commitment To Worker Safety  OSHAs Most Frequent Citations  Using Leading Indicators To Improve Safety and Health Outcomes Electrical Safety Although the number of electrical fatalities has been on a steady decline for the last 13 years, it has spiked more recently. In 2016, the number of electrical fatalities […]

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  • Trainer Toolbox for September 2019

    New OSHA Resources Offer Solution To Common Safety Hazards OSHA Publishes Webpage On Measles Prevention Cautionary Tale: Maine Roofing Contractor Fined and Indicted for Manslaughter After Workplace Fall OSHA Grantees Offer Online Training Programs on Fall Prevention Emergency Preparedness MESH (EP-MESH) 502/503 Reminder   New OSHA Resources Offer Solution To Common Safety Hazards The new […]

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  • Trainer Toolbox for July 2019

    Outreach Training Records Retention Requirements Ask For Help. Suicide Prevention Resources The Importance of Being Prepared Before a Disaster Strikes  OSHA Needs Your Input on Possible Updates to the Lockout/Tagout Standard   Outreach Training Records Retention Requirements It is important to remember that OSHA Outreach Training Program authorized trainers must retain OSHA Outreach Training Program […]

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  • Trainer Toolbox for May 2019

    OSHA Wants Your Input On Powered Industrial Trucks Safe + Sound 2019 (July)  Make Sure You’re Prepared for a Radiation Emergency A Cautionary Tale: The Importance of Protecting Your Workplace from Hazards  Instructor Resource—PowerPoint Presentations   FOOTnotes – For Our Outreach Trainers: Information specific to OSHA Outreach Trainers authorized through the Southeastern OTI Education Center.   OSHA Wants Your […]

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  • Trainer Toolbox for March 2019

    Lithium Battery Safety Controlling Silica  Protecting the Privacy of Workers Fall Safety  FOOTnotes – For Our Outreach Trainers: Information specific to OSHA Outreach Trainers authorized through the Southeastern OTI Education Center.     Lithium Battery Safety Within a period of five years, lithium batteries have generated 25,000 overheating or fire incidents in more than 400 varieties of lithium-powered products. […]

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