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Free OSHA training available for federal employees in charge of safety and health

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Washington — OSHA will conduct a free, three-day training event for federal employees who are responsible for their agencies’ workplace safety and health.

Scheduled for Aug. 8-10, the in-person and online training will be administered by OSHA’s Office of Federal Agency Programs and the OSHA Training Institute, and will take place in Arlington Heights, IL. 

Half-day seminars will cover topics such as incident investigations, fall protection, the construction “Focus Four” hazards, confined spaces, workplace violence, job hazard analysis, forklift and material handling, and Safety Data Sheets.

The registration period runs from June 5 to July 14. For assistance, email [email protected]

OSHA also offers training for private-sector employees, including federal contractors, with paid tuition. “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,” the agency says in a press release.

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