January 2020 | Issue 24
A resource for continuous improvement in safety and health from the Southeastern OTI Education Center. Stay up-to-date with health and safety, OSHA, HazMat and HAZWOPER news, courses and events.
Happy 2020! I have heard there are differences in opinion on whether this year is truly the start to a new decade. Either way, it seems new and refreshing to start the year with a vision on where we are headed and the actions needed to take us there. I hope you feel renewed with your goals and plan to spend time refreshing your EHS management system. Consider joining us at the following events:
- Business Environmental Safety Training (BEST) Conference February 20, 2020, Raleigh, NC
- NC Summit on Safety Leadership February 25-28, 2020, Asheboro, NC
Wishing you a clear vision this year,
Cleanliness is often synonymous with safety. Clutter-free work areas allow you and your team to focus on the tasks at hand with the ability to move freely without fear of injury or incident....
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...
My daughter’s 18th birthday was last week and while she was blowing out the candles, all I could think was that in the eyes of the law, she is now officially an “adult,” with all the associated...
Feb. 18 | Raleigh, NC
Want to limit your exposure to respirable crystalline silica? This course will review OSHAs respirable crystalline silica , the effects of respirable crystalline silica and learn control methods to minimize silica standards.
Feb. 19-21 | Raleigh, NC
Are you currently an authorized OSHA General Industry Outreach Trainer? The Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers course will provide you an update on OSHA General Industry standards, policies and regulations.
March 3-4 | Raleigh, NC
This course is intended to educate those who work closely with hazardous materials. This course will help you recognize and identify hazardous materials, understand requirements related to shipping of hazardous materials and discuss the purpose, responsibility and the benefits of safety shipping hazardous material.