Region VII

Iowa

Cedar Rapids

Date: Thursday, May 5, 2014

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Kirkwood Continuing Education Training Center, 101 50th Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids, IA

Description: This host site for the OSHA Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology Education Center will provide a stand-down event. The event will include presentations on general industry and construction fall prevention (including ladder safety), and will have equipment demonstrations by HD Supply White Cap and PMG Midwest. Iowa OSHA will be providing some of the training, and the OSHA Des Moines Area Office will be participating in the event. Registration is required.

Event Contact: Roxann Foley at 319-398-5678 or roxann.foley@kirkwood.edu.

Kansas

Wichita

Date: Monday, May 2, 2016

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Location: Wichita Area Builders Association Headquarters; 730 N. Main, Wichita, KS 67203

Description: The Organization, a host site for the Metropolitan Community College OSHA Education Center, will present a FREE 30-45 minute fall protection/prevention seminar and have materials on hand to distribute to attendees to help with educating workers about fall protection. Experts, including OSHA Wichita Area Office staff, will be on hand to answer specific questions.

Event Contact: Sandy Call at (316) 265-4226 or Sandy@wabahome.com


Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Location: UCI, 1850 S. Hoover Road, Wichita, KS 67209

Description: This Company will host a stand-down event with Plant Managers/Area Managers and workers in attendance. Capital Safety and DBI SALA will provide a fall protection demonstration. The Wichita Area OSHA Office will support and attend this site's outreach event.

Event Contact: Luke Carey, Safety Manager with UCI, (316) 265-9506

Nebraska

Lincoln

Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Lancaster Event Center; 4100 N. 84th St., Lincoln, NE

Description: This stand-down event is open to the public and will discuss the importance of fall protection in the construction industry. Jeff Funke, Area Director, OSHA Omaha Area Office will be speaking. Spanish translation will be available. Demonstrations and equipment will be provided by Titan Machinery.

Event Contact: Terry Holt - Director of Workplace Training Nebraska Safety and Health Council - 402-483-2511 ext 104 and Laurie Klosterboer - Executive Director Nebraska Safety and Health Council - 402-483-2511 ext 105


Omaha

Date: Monday, May 2, 2016

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Nebraska Safety Council - 11620 M Circle, Omaha, NE

Description: This stand-down event is open to the public and will discuss the importance of fall protection in the construction industry. Hear from the OSHA Omaha Area Director, Jeff Funke, in regards to the importance of fall protection. A two-hour Fall Protection class on how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent a job related fall hazard will be provided. Afterwards, stick around to see numerous fall arrest systems that will be on display. 

Event Contact: Chris Bryant - Director Nebraska Safety Council, 402-989-7357