OSHA to Offer On-site, Online Training Event from Aug. 2-4 to Enhance Safety, Health of Federal Workers

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has scheduled a three-day safety and health training event in Arlington Heights, Illinois, from Aug. 2 to 4, 2022, to educate federal agency staff responsible for workplace safety and health issues.

In collaboration with OSHA’s Office of Federal Agency Programs, the OSHA Training Institute will conduct a series of 10, half-day seminars that will cover fall protection, welding hazards, road construction, excavation overview, indoor air quality, anti-retaliation programs and communicable disease transmission. Training will be held at the OTI, 2020 South Arlington Heights Road.

This year, OSHA will offer in-person and virtual training. In the event an increase in community transmission of COVID-19 in Arlington Heights is detected, all training will be moved online.

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Registration must be completed between June 20 and July 29 to participate. Contact OTI Student Support at oti.registration@dol.gov for assistance. OSHA does not charge tuition and fees for federal agency personnel to attend the training courses.

OTI provides training and education in occupational safety and health for federal and state compliance officers, state consultants, other federal agency personnel, and the private sector. OSHA’s Office of Federal Agency Programs is responsible for coordinating safety and health inspections of federal worksites to ensure agencies provide federal workers with safe work environments.

By Ubong Edet

A passionate Health and Safety professional with a good level of field experience and relevant certifications including NEBOSH, OSHA, ISO, etc certifications. An Health and Safety activist who believes in the growth and continual improvement of the profession. He is going all out to create awareness and safe precious lives.

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