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Delaware
New Castle

Date: May 13, 2015

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: ABC Delaware office training room and parking lot located at 31 Blevins Drive, New Castle, DE

Description: Stand Down Schedule:

8:00 a.m.
Introductions - Ed Capodanno/Marie Wright
Kick-off - Erin Patterson, OSHA Area Director

Classroom Presentations

8:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Inspection of fall protection equipment and hands-on demonstration - Frank Dobson, Dobson Associates
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
General fall protection and issues found in the field audits - TekSolv
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Planning and evaluating the best fall protection system to use from an overall industry and big picture approach - Erin Patterson, OSHA
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Worker's compensation costs associated with a fall - Brian Phillips, Willis Insurance
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Anchor point selection and temporary guardrail systems - Mike Costantino, Sales Solutions and Guardian Fall Protection
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Scaffold erection and associated fall protection demonstration - County Group Scaffolding
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Additional time to visit vendors

Demonstrations (located in the parking lot)

  • TekSolv - Rescue Services employee and demonstration station where you can "feel what it is like to be suspended."
  • Sales Solutions - Mannequin Drop Test and portable guardrails
  • Dobson Associates - Aerial Work Platform (boom lift) and the proper fall protection equipment.
  • County Group Scaffolding - Scaffold erection and associated fall protection

Vendors and OSHA will have tables with safety and equipment literature available throughout the event.

Event Contact: email registration form to Jean Toman or call (302) 328-1111.

District of Columbia
Washington

Date: May 6, 2015

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Location: U.S. Capitol Grounds, Upper Senate Park

Description: Turner-Smoot Construction will host a fall prevention Safety Stand-Down event for the Capitol Dome restoration project. All work will be suspended on the project as fall protection and scaffold training and demonstrations are held, as well as presentations are led by company and Department of Labor officials. This event is free and open to the public.

Event Contact: Lauren North, DOL Office of Public Affairs, (202) 693-4655 and Chris McFadden, Turner Construction Company, (212) 229-6145

Maryland
Annapolis

Date: May 5, 2015

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Location: U.S. Naval Academy Maury Hall

Description: Attend a free Fall Protection Stand Down presentation about the importance of Fall Protection, How to Inspect Harnesses/Lanyards and How to Properly Wear Fall Protection Equipment.

Event Contact: The Safety Company, Inc., Hank Hedges, (202) 557-6896


Baltimore

Date: June 1, 2015

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Mid Atlantic OTI Education Center, Chesapeake Region Safety Council, 17 Governors Court, Suite 185, Baltimore, MD 21244

Description: OSHA #7405 - Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry

Event Contact: Kelsey Rada, Program Coordinator, Mid Atlantic OTI Education Center, (877) 700-6212


Frederick

Date: May 11, 2015

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: Frederick County Public Safety, 5370 Public Safety Place, Frederick, MD 21701

Description: The MOSH Outreach Unit will host a half-day seminar. Participants will learn fall protection principles and codes and gain a better understanding of fall protection systems and methods. This program also covers the requirements for safe work procedures in the construction industry. Program topics include:

  • Conditions under which fall protection is required
  • How to select the most effective method of fall protection
  • Planning for a rescue
  • Pre-planning on-site fall protection
  • Use and limitations of a fall-arrest system

A live fall demonstration using the drop truck will follow the seminar.

Event Contact: Arathi Kemparaju, (410) 527-2091. Please click on the link to register for this seminar.


Hunt Valley

Date: May 7, 2015

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: Maryland Occupational Safety and Health, 10946 Golden West Drive, Hunt Halley, MD 21031

Description: The MOSH Outreach Unit will host a half-day seminar. Participants will learn fall protection principles and codes and gain a better understanding of fall protection systems and methods. This program also covers the requirements for safe work procedures in the construction industry. Program topics include:

  • Conditions under which fall protection is required
  • How to select the most effective method of fall protection
  • Planning for a rescue
  • Pre-planning on-site fall protection
  • Use and limitations of a fall-arrest system

A live fall demonstration using the drop truck will follow the seminar.

Event Contact: Arathi Kemparaju, (410) 527-2091. Please click on the link to register for this fall protection seminar.


Laurel

Date: May 15, 2015

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: DLLR/Laurel College Center, 312 Marshall Ave, Laurel, MD 20707

Description: The MOSH Outreach Unit will host a full-day seminar, Construction Site Safety in Spanish. This seminar will provide the Spanish speaking employees with basic safety knowledge on the most common hazards that cause the majority of construction-related injuries. The presentation includes an overview on:

  • Fall Protection
  • Scaffold Safety
  • Trenching and Excavation

A live fall demonstration using the drop truck will be onsite before lunch.

Event Contact: Arathi Kemparaju, (410) 527-2091. Please click on the link to register for this seminar.

Pennsylvania
Cranberry Township

Date: May 8, 2015

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: WVU's Regional Learning Alliance

Description: A tuition-free education course, "OSHA #7405 Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry." Space for the course is limited and preregistration is required.

Event Contact: Visit safetyandhealth.ext.wvu.edu to register. Tiffany Rice, MS CSP, (304) 293-2852, (304) 673-4947


Erie

Date: May 14, 2015

Time: Two separate sessions: 12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

Location: Erie Institute of Technology (EIT), 940 Millcreek Mall, Erie, PA 16565

Description: A Stand Down event highlighting ladder safety

Event Contact: Kim Clark, Student Services Coordinator, (814) 868-9900


Philadelphia

Date: May 7, 2015

Time: 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location: Finishing Trades Institute (FTI) (District Council 21), 2190 Hornig Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19116

Description: FTI will be hosting a three hour event which will focus on Fall Protection Equipment Inspections. District Council 21 will be inviting their signatory contractors and encouraging them to send their employees, safety representatives and front line supervisors. Representatives from the Philadelphia Building Trades Safety Committee have been invited to attend and/or assist in the training session as well as OSHA's Philadelphia Area and Regional Offices personnel. The event will be open to the public and press.

Event Contact: Marty McNulty, Health and Safety Instructor, Finishing Trades Institute, (215) 501-0130 ext. 22

West Virginia
Morgantown

Date: May 4, 2015

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Erickson Alumni Center parking lot

Description: The event will feature ongoing demonstrations, equipment displays and vendors. Lunch will also be provided to those in attendance.

Event Contact: Visit safetyandhealth.ext.wvu.edu to register. Tiffany Rice, MS CSP, (304) 293-2852, (304) 673-4947


Morgantown

Date: May 4, 2015

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: West Virginia University Erickson Alumni Center

Description: A tuition-free education course, "OSHA #7405 Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry." Space for the course is limited and preregistration is required.

Event Contact: Visit safetyandhealth.ext.wvu.edu to register. Tiffany Rice, MS CSP, (304) 293-2852, (304) 673-4947

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