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Poultry & Meatpacking Hazards Training

Course Details:

Free OSHA training for the poultry and meatpacking food industries.

1 Day, 6.5  Instructional Hours
6.5  MESH Hours (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health)
6.5  PDHs (Professional Development Hours for Engineers)

About this Course:
Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) OSHA Consultation and Training Program is providing FREE training on occupational safety and health hazards encountered by poultry and meatpacking workers. This full-day course will highlight hazards, best practices, and solutions to prevent and/or reduce injuries in the workplace.  The seminar will outline hazards, best practices, and methods to control hazards in the food industry.

Recommended for:
This course is designed to benefit employees and members of the poultry and meatpacking food industries.

Participants will:

  • Participate in workshop to reinforce concepts of safety.
  • Identify the types of various hazards.
  • Determine safe operating conditions.
  • Recognize common violations of OSHA Standards.
  • Improve their ability to assess and oversee poultry and meat processing operations.

Topics include:

  • Ergonomic Hazards
  • Chemical Hazards, including process safety management (PSM)
  • Hazardous Energy Control
  • Walking/Working Surfaces
  • Machine Hazards
  • Electrical Safety
  • Confined Space Entry

Additional Information:
This course was produced under grant number SH-26960-SH 6 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

The course will break for a 30 minute lunch. However, meals will not be served. Coffee, water and snacks will be available.

For registration questions and more information, please contact:
Thomas Dean, Training Coordinator
Phone: 404-407-8083

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