March is National Ladder Safety Month

Mark your calendar to join the American Ladder Institute (ALI) in celebrating the second annual National Ladder Safety Month, designed to raise awareness of ladder safety and to decrease the number of ladder-related injuries and fatalities. Every year over 300 people die in ladder-related accidents, and thousands suffer disabling injuries. National Ladder Safety Month is the […]

Scaffolding Safety Takes Vigilance

An estimated 2.3 million workers, or 65% of the construction industry, work on scaffolds, and thousands of workers are injured every year in scaffolding-related accidents. Scaffolding is consistently ranked third on OSHA’s Top Ten List of the most frequently cited standards violations. These statistics are an indication of how vitally important it is for employers […]

2018 Pot O’ Gold Sweepstakes

Enter your name, email address, phone number and zip code for a chance to win a $1000 Credit towards any class conducted by the OSHA Training Institute Education Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District at any of our convenient locations where a scheduled class is held in 2018. Drawing to be held on March […]

Pacific Coast Safety Fest 2018 Features Low-Cost OSHA Safety Classes in California and Nevada to Promote Safer Workplaces

The OSHA Training Institute Education Center is hosting Pacific Coast Safety Fest 2018, a low-cost occupational safety and health training event, on March 6-8, 2018, in California and Nevada. The San Francisco Bay Area event, sponsored by Region IX OSHA and Cal/OSHA, is being held in Dublin, California, while the Las Vegas Area event, sponsored […]

OSHA Updates Outreach Training Program Landing Page

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has updated its Outreach Training Program landing page, which now features up to date information and resources, including: PROGRAM INFORMATION Program Overview Statistics FAQs FOR WORKERS How to Find Trainers Outreach Trainer Watch List FOR TRAINERS Program Requirements Trainer Information by Industry Construction General Industry Maritime Industry Disaster […]