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OSHA News Release – Region 5
U.S. Department of Labor
Region 5 News Release: 05-1384-Chi
July 26, 2005
Contact: Brad Mitchell
Free Outreach Seminar Designed to Prevent Worker Injuries
TOLEDO, Ohio -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is presenting a half-day seminar in Northwood, Ohio, August 4 from 9 a.m. until noon to help trucking industry employers protect their workers from a variety of health- and life-threatening occupational hazards.
The free seminar will be held at the Safety Council of Northwest Ohio, 8015 Rinker Pointe Court, Northwood, Ohio.
OSHA professionals will provide advice and guidance on OSHA regulations and best practices in dealing with electrical hazards, lockout/tagout issues, hazard communication, ergonomics and a host of other topics, including information on the top ten OSHA standards cited.
Registration for the seminars is requested and may be completed by sending a fax message detailing the number of people attending to (419) 259-6355. For more information about the seminar, call OSHA's Toledo area office at (419) 259-7542.
Employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthful workplace for their employees. OSHA's role is to assure the safety and health of America's workers by setting and enforcing standards; providing training, outreach and education; establishing partnerships; and encouraging continual improvement in workplace safety and health. For more information, visit www.osha.gov.
U.S. Labor Department releases are accessible on the Internet at http://www.dol.gov. The information in this news release will be made available in alternate format upon request (large print, Braille, audio tape or disc) from the COAST office. Please specify which news release when placing your request at (202) 693-7765 or TTY (202) 693-7755. The U.S. Department of Labor is committed to providing America's employers and employees with easy access to understandable information on how to comply with its laws and regulations. For more information, please visit www.dol.gov/compliance.
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