November 2020 | Issue 29
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.
As we conclude 2020, I am hopeful for the opportunities and change in the upcoming year. We have faced challenges this year and have shifted our work processes while implementing sustainable solutions. The learning never stops, so let’s prepare for 2021 together.
- Stay vigilant as we enter the holiday and winter season. Protect yourself, your peers and family from COVID-19.
- We have successfully modified most of our classroom courses into a virtual environment and will continue to offer these courses virtually throughout the first quarter of 2021.
- I have learned the critical importance of relevant and timely communication. Consider focusing on perfecting your leadership skills by participating in a virtual certificate program launching February 2021: Leadership Essentials for Frontline Leaders
- OSHA has published a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on how N95 respirators effectively protect wearers from coronavirus exposure. OSHA is aware of incorrect claims stating that N95 respirator filters do not capture particles as small as the virus that causes the coronavirus. OSHA’s new FAQ explains why an N95 respirator is effective at protecting users from the virus.
I hope to “see” you online or in the classroom in the coming months. Thank you for your partnership in 2020.
Stay well and hopeful,
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OSHA #7115 Lockout/Tagout
8-Hour HAZWOPER for Environmental Professionals
OSHA #7500 Introduction to Safety and Health Management
OSHA #7505 Introduction to Incident Investigation
OSHA #7105 Evacuation and Emergency Planning
OSHA #7205 Health Hazard Awareness
OSHA #7210 Pandemic Illness and Workplace Preparedness
OSHA #7845 Recordkeeping Rule Seminar
OSHA #503 Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers
OSHA #502 Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers
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