What's New in Georgia Tech's Occupational Safety and Health Programs
Manufacturing Extension Assistance Available to Industry
The Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP) at Georgia Tech helps manufacturers grow and stay competitive by developing customized solutions in areas such as lean and process improvement, quality management, energy management, sustainability, business strategy, and product development. For more information visit www.gamep.org.
New OSHA Training Institute Catalog Released
The new catalog of course for the OSHA Training Institute has been released for the 2011-12 year. Click here to download this catalog.
Schedule of Free Seminars for September Available
Check out of our free seminars in September 2012, click here for more information.
Information Available on the New Georgia Tech OSHA Outreach Trainer Website
Click here to learn about the Georgia Tech Outreach Trainer Website and for the latest OSHA trainer guidelines go to OSHA's web page on outreach trainer program requirements.
Focus Four Construction Industry Outreach Training Materials
Click here to go to a web site with OSHA's Focus Four Outreach Training Materials for the Construction Industry.
Crowd Management Tips for Retailers During Holiday Season
In 2008, a worker was trampled to death while a crowd of shoppers rushed through the doors of a large store to take advantage of an after-Thanksgiving Day Black Friday sales event. The store was not using the kind of crowd management measures recommended in OSHA's fact sheet. "Crowd-related injuries during special retail sales and promotional events have increased during recent years," said Dr. Michaels. "Many of these incidents can be prevented by adopting a crowd management plan, and this fact sheet provides retail employers with guidelines for avoiding injuries during the holiday shopping season."
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Georgia Tech 21d Consultation Program Has YouTube Site
Georgia Tech's 21D Consultation Program has created a YouTube site with a variety of video-based training resources. Click here to access this site.
Outreach Training Program Fact Sheet
A fact sheet with information about new outreach training provided by Georgia Tech is now available for downloading.
Web Resources Available on Combustible Dust
OSHA's informative "Safety and Health Information Bulletin" on combustible dust is available on the web: Combustible Dust in Industry.
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