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Region 1 News Release:   BOS 2000-019
Wednesday, February 2, 2000
Contact: John M. Chavez
PHONE : (617) 565-2075
URGENT ADVISORY FOR BUSINESS NEWS EDITOR / BUSINESS CALENDAR EDITOR
OSHA BEGINS OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH BREAKFAST SERIES IN SPRINGFIELD, MASS., WITH FOCUS ON HELP FOR SMALL BUSINESS

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will kick off a four-month series of breakfast seminars in Springfield, Massachusetts, aimed at providing information on focused workplace safety and health topics of specific concern to small business.

Building on the success of a recent Small Business Forum also held in Western Massachusetts, the Federal safety and health agency, in cooperation with the Safety Council of Western Massachusetts and the Region I Chapter of the Voluntary Protection Programs Participants Association, will co-sponsor the Occupational Safety and Health Breakfast Series 2000. The breakfast events will be held on the second Wednesday of the months February through May 2000, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., at the Safety Council of Western Massachusetts, 1000 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, Mass.

The dates and topics for the Breakfast Series are as follows:

  • February 9thFire Safety and Violence in the Workplace
  • March 8thOSHA Training Requirements
  • April 12th Elements and Outline of an Occupational Safety & Health Program
  • May 10th Working effectively with sub-contractors to control exposures to occupational safety and health hazards.

The purpose of these sessions is to provide small business employers with an introduction to and understanding of these occupational safety and health topics and furnish them with various resources and references to help them implement these programs in their workplaces.

There is no cost for attendance at these breakfast events. Employers interested in attending any or all of these sessions may register by contacting Cathy Anton, Executive Director, Safety Council of Western, Mass. at (413) 783-1632 or on-line at: http://www.scwm.org.

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OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
BREAKFAST SERIES 2000
WHEN: 7:00 A.M. - 8:30 A.M.
2nd Wednesday of the month
   
TOPICS: Feb 9th
Fire Safety and Violence in the Workplace
March 8th
OSHA Training Requirements
April 12th
Elements and Outline of an Occupational Safety and Health Program
May 10th
Working Effectively with sub-contractors to control exposures to occupational safety and health hazards
   
PURPOSE: * Introduction and overview of the topics to help participants get started
* Provide resources and references to address these safety and health topics in the workplace
   
WHERE: Safety Council of Western Massachusetts (SCWM)
100 Wilbraham Rd., Springfield, MA
   
COST: FREE
   
HOSTED BY: Springfield OSHA Area Office; SCWM; and Region 1 VPPA
   
REGISTRATION: Please contact Cathy Anton, Executive Director:
Safety Council of Western MA at (413) 783-1632 or
on-line at http://www.scwm.org

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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