If you are interested in a local INUDSTRIAL HYGIENE conference at a great price with experienced speakers check out the OK AIHA conference on October 27th. Details can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/okc-edition-oklahoma-local-section-aiha-fall-conferenceregulatory-update-2017-tickets-37290488856?aff=es2
Meghan Christie, Assistant Area Director provided the 2017 OSHA Update today. She discussed the Oklahoma 2017 incidents and fatalies, national federal emphasis programs, cooperative programs, VPP sites in Oklahoma and most common incident types this year. Check out the presentation materials: OSHA Update 2017
The National Safety Council provides free training in Oklahoma for Traffic Safety. These free training programs cover a wide variety of traffic safety topics and are designed for you to take back to your company and present to your employees. For more details visit: https://okdrivingconcern.org/upcoming-train-the-trainer-workshops/
Major Stephanie Bruschett, TAFB Audiologist provided OFFSHC a passionate and interesting overview of Hearing Conservation Programs today. She discussed HCP programs, testing and exposure monitoring. She talked about how her staff works to identify workshops with hearing loss and reduce exposures. She also provided a few handouts with info on sound level meters and tips to prevent hearing loss. OFFSHC was all ears for this briefing! You can check out the presentation here: 07_2017_OKFFSHC Brief and the handouts here: 72ABW HCP Handouts
The OSHA Training Institute (OTI), is conducting the annual Federal Agency Training Week (FEDWEEK 2017) from August 1 – 3, 2017, intended for federal personnel only.
Register on the OSHA Webpage at www.osha.gov/dep/fap/fedweek.html.
During the May 2017 OFFSHC meeting, Cheri Marcham, PhD, CIH, CSP, CHMM, FAIH, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, presented an overview of the GHS Hazard Communication and implementation. She discussed how GHS implementation has impacted training, HazCom programs, NFPA & DOT labeling requirements and English language requirements. Check out the materials here: HazCom 2012 Implementation VPP
During the March 2017 OFFSHC meeting, Bill Young, Oklahoma Gas and Electric, presented an overview of Fall Protection Programs, At Risk Workers and the recent OSHA updates for walking working surfaces. He also discussed the related training available at the Oklahoma Safety Council. Details for that training are located here: https://www.oksafety.org/trainingcourse_details.php?c=219