November 21, 2018
Every fall, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) releases its annual listing of top safety violations, and the report consistently shows that thousands of citations are issued for infractions relating to fall protection, hazard communication, scaffolding use, respiratory protection and more. In 2018, the top 10 most frequently cited violations were:
Recognizing the prevalence of workplace safety issues, the University of Delaware’s Division of Professional and Continuing Studies (UD PCS) is once again partnering with the Delaware Valley Safety Council to offer occupational safety training programs to professionals who wish to learn more about OSHA compliance as well as improving workplace safety.
Offered in Newark, the programs aim to help professionals charged with workplace safety responsibilities in their organizations by providing relevant instruction and guidance for safety-focused professionals in a wide range of industries.
The four programs offered this spring are:
Prospective participants are invited to learn more at an online virtual information session on Thursday, February 7, 2019, 12 noon-1 p.m. EST. The online information session is free, but RSVPs are required.