September 2020 | Issue 28
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.
The campus reactivation and return to school was very different this fall, and we are continuing to learn and shift work and family activities to ensure our safety and wellbeing. The return of cooler nights and the coming fall foliage helps to bring a bit of comfort in an otherwise changing environment. As you prepare for the coming season, keep the following updates in mind:
- For the remainder of the calendar year, most of our open enrollment courses have shifted to a virtual instructor led training (VILT) environment. Check out our schedule and join us, as our instructors and participants are very pleased with this alternative form of instruction!
- The National Fall Prevention Stand Down is scheduled for September 14–18, 2020. This is a dedicated time to stop work and discuss methods to prevent a fall and an injury or fatality. Numerous resources are available on OSHA’s website.
- If you work for a NC manufacturer, you may qualify for funded services, including safety assessments, to improve your competitiveness as the market adapts to the COVID-19 disruption. Take our survey to determine your eligibility.
Wishing you comfort and safety this fall season,
IES Delivers Customized Training Course to Support Global Safety Program
Members of NC State’s IES Environmental, Health and Safety team developed a customized, OSHA 30 Hour General Industry trainer course for VF Corporation, home to some of the world’s most iconic brands. This effort established consistent, baseline knowledge that could be transferred to VF colleagues and partners across the globe. As part of their work, IES developed a tailored training agenda and outline of safety topics; trainer lesson plans that included slides and training activities for each topic; an instructor guide and a participant manual. Read the success story »
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