Upcoming Vermont environmental, health and safety seminars from various providers:
SAFETY & HEALTH:
Vermont Forklift Train the Trainer Class
RUTLAND, Asa Bloomer State Office Building, Room 266, Thursday, Dec 19, 8:30-3:00.
WILLISTON, VTC Blair Park, Room 401, Thursday, Jan 9, 8:30-3:00
PLATTSBURGH (NY), North Country Chamber of Commerce, Tuesday, Feb 11, 8:00-2:30. Did you know that (V)OSHA requires that all Fork Truck operators be trained by a “qualified person”? This forklift training is designed for powered lift truck operators in manufacturing, construction and retail. A complete overview of 29 CFR 1910.178 (V)OSHA standards will be followed with a discussion on load balance, characteristics and truck components, engineering design, fueling, and fundamentals of operation, with a hands on forklift safety inspection. This course is primarily a train-the-trainer seminar, and can be used to fulfill the classroom component of (V)OSHA requirements. Valuable handouts and lunch included. Registration is $150 per person, contact Bruce Gray at Landrock@verizon.net or 518-562-1462.
Green Mountain Safety Consulting, L.L.C. – In Alliance with the Hickok & Boardman Network of Companies –Burlington offices
To register or for more information go to: www.greenmountainsafety.com/seminardates.html or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call or (802) 862-1399
January 8; Feb. 5,13, & 28 2014 – Adult/ Child CPR & AED , Time: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm. Associated General Contractors of Vermont, Montpelier.
VT SafeyNet Inc with First Aid American Heart Association certification cards given at class conclusion
SAVE THE DATE for the 2014 Worksite Wellness Conference, March 27, 2014, in Burlington, VT. Conference info. will be posted at: http://vermontfitness.org/
SAVE THE DATE for the 12th Annual Vermont Workplace Safety Conference & Governor’s Awards – May 16, 2014, 9am – 3:30 pm, DoubleTree Hotel and Conference Center, Burlington. An Excellent professional development opportunity for HR staff and employees with safety responsibilities. Topics include: Total Worker Health; a Return-To-Work Business Success Stories Panel; How to do a Functional Job Description; OSHA Updates, a Technology in Safety panel and the Governors’ Safety Awards. Sponsored by the Vermont Safety & Health Council, and the Vermont Small Business Development Center. Registration will be posted at: http://www.vtsbdc.org/small-business-training-workshops/workplace-safety.
FIND Vermont Safety seminars at: www.vshc.org events calendar (the Vermont Safety & Health Council, is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to promoting workplace safety education, and is a great resource for anyone with safety in their job description. Your company should be a member!)
January 23, 2014 – HAZWOPER Refresher training, Burlington, Associated General Contractors of Vermont. Registration and more info. at: 223-2374, or email: email@example.com
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence.
The awards recognize the actions taken by individuals and organizations to conserve and protect natural resources, prevent pollution, and promoted sustainability. Application due date: January 27, 2014. For more detail see: http://www.eaovt.org/gap/index.htm
HAZARDOUS WASTE & Hazardous MATerials TRAINING, Cerberus EHS Seminars – Meeting RCRA, OSHA, and US DOT Training Requirements, For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: (802) 321-9005
Environmental & Regulatory Assistance Program, Director
Vermont Small Business Development Center
PO Box 188
Randolph Center, Vermont 05061
Vermont Business Environmental Partnership program: www.vbep.org – We Can Help Green Up Your Bottom LIne! Green Hotels program: www.vtgreenhotels.org
Reduce Enviromental Compliance Risks of your business operations by using the Free VT-DEC & VtSBDC on-line VT hazardous waste tutorial @ www.vtceg.org