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OSHA News Release – Region 1
U.S. Department of Labor
Region 1 News Release: BOS 2002-074
April 12, 2002
Contact: Ted Fitzgerald
PHONE: (617) 565-2074
Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors:
OSHA TO HOLD FREE TRAINING ON AMPUTATION HAZARDS
FOR CONNECTICUT EMPLOYERS IN BRANFORD ON MAY 2
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- To help Connecticut employers identify, reduce and eliminate amputation hazards in their workplaces, the Bridgeport Area Office of U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration will conduct a free training session in Branford on Thurs., May 2, 2002.
The session, which will be held from 9:00 a.m. to Noon at Seton Identification Products, 20 Thompson Road, will focus on hazards associated with saws, shears, slicers, slitters and mechanical presses of all types, equipment which account for most amputations. Bureau of Labor Statistics data show that an average of 10,000 on-the-job amputations occur annually in the United States, noted Robert Kowalski, OSHA's Bridgeport Area Director.
Seating is limited to 30, so advance registration is required. To reserve seating, or to obtain further information, call OSHA's Bridgeport office at 203-579-5581.
|WHAT:||Free OSHA training to identify and eliminate workplace amputation hazards|
Seton Identification Products
20 Thompson Road Branford, CT 06405.
|WHEN:||Thurs., May 2, 2002 - 9:00 a.m. to Noon|
|CONTACT:||To register, call OSHA at 203-579-5581|
The information in this release will be made available to sensory impaired individuals upon request. Voice phone: (617) 565-2072. TDD (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) Message Referral Phone: 800-347-8029.
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