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,
How to limit the transmission of COVID-19 in the workplace (OSHA/CDC) As businesses slowly start to open back up and workers return to their worksite, some people may be feeling a return to...
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...
Over the last three months, face masks have become all the rage. In some cases, they are practically a fashion statement. Last week, I encountered full snorkeling gear in the produce section at the...
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.