Did you know that slips, trips, and falls are the leading cause of most workplace related injuries? No matter the industry, hospitality, event, manufacturing, construction, or general office space, slip, trip, or fall hazards are everywhere. Additionally, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 8% of them are fatal! This interactive class, led by an OSHA Outreach Trainer, covers recognizing risk factors AND controlling slip, trip and fall hazards. OSHA rules, regulations and other industry standards related to slips, trips, and falls will be covered, as well as mitigation procedures and processes. Workers, managers, and supervisors are encouraged to attend.
Harper College is a proud recipient of the OSHA Susan Harwood Training Grant which provides FREE training and education for workers and employers in workplace safety and health hazards.
Government employees are not eligible to participate due to grant regulations (Local/City/Municipality, County, State or Federal). The intended audience includes:
- Supervisors and Managers
- Employees and Workers
- Unemployed Workers who intend to re-enter the workforce
- New Businesses
- Limited English Proficiency Workers
- Low Literacy Workers
- Young Workers
- Temporary Workers
- Minority and other hard-to-reach workers
- Workers in high-hazard industries with high fatality rates
- Government Employees who are responsible for occupational safety and health duties at their agencies
Disclaimer: This material was produced under grant number SH-05168-SH9 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.
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