Cal/OSHA Safety Updates Series

This is a FREE monthly webinar series, presented by OSHA Authorized Trainer and ERC Course Director, Alba Vazquez, that will discuss safety updates and how to be compliant with Cal/OSHA. This series will have a variety of different topics each month.

Check back for new topics and to register for each webinar each month to receive a link. This series will be hosted the first Friday of every month, unless noted.

If you would like to receive CEU’s after attending a session, please email lmlorenzana@ucla.edu to receive a certificate.

September 2nd Session: TBA

Past Topics

August 5th: Cal/OSHA and Temporary Workers – What your company should do when using staffing agencies or PEOs

Learning Objectives:
  1. Comprehend the difference between “dual employment” and “multi-employer situations under Cal/OSHA’s definitions and why it matters for purposes of citations and penalties
  2. Reviewing some of the most common types of injuries amongst temporary workers and what happens when a temporary worker gets hurt under your supervisor’s watch
  3. Understand who is responsible for training, providing PPE and recording on the OSHA logs when dealing with temporary workers
Overview:
  • The reason behind OSHA and Cal/OSHA’s high inspection priority on employers who use temporary workers
  • “Dual employment” and how it differs from “multi-employer” situations under Cal/OSHA’s definitions
  • What happens when a temporary worker gets hurt under your supervisor’s watch
  • Who is responsible for training temporary workers, providing use of PPE, and filling out the OSHA 300 log
  • Amputations, entanglement and other common injuries suffered by temporary workers and what you can do to prevent them
  • Resources for the safety manager

July 1st: The falls that can end it all: Fall Prevention for Your Business

During this presentation we will review:
  • Tips to recognize fall hazards at your places of employment
  • Reviewing the statistics: Falls, the second most common workplace cause-of-death in California
  • When to install guard-rails and when to provide employees with a PFP (Personal Fall Protection) system
  • Scissor lifts, aerial lifts, movable platforms and scaffolding issues that will bring Cal/OSHA to your door
  • Personal Fall Protection, the most commonly cited violations
  • Emergency rescue. I just call 911… is that allowed?
  • Resources, and  more
Learning Objectives:
  1. Mention two ways to recognize fall hazards at your fixed and non-fixed places of employment
  2. Review the portable Ladder safety and the Cal/OSHA training requirements
  3. Discuss requirements for passive and active fall protection systems

 

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Phone: 310-206-2304

Email: lmlorenzana@ucla.edu, erc@ph.ucla.edu