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Free Workplace Ergonomics Workshop – February 5th

Posted: Jan 29, 2020

Workers in various occupations can be exposed to risk factors at work, such as lifting heavy items, bending, reaching overhead, pushing and pulling heavy loads, working in awkward body postures and performing repetitive tasks. Learn more about how MSDs can be prevented on February 5, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m at the Homewood Suites in Orlando.

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OSHA Recordkeeping Rules and 2020 Update

Posted: Jan 13, 2020

It that time of year for the USF ERC annual Recordkeeping training on January 24, 2020.  USF ERC is teaming up with the West Central Florida Safety Alliance to host the training at Bernie Little Distribution Conference Center in Lakeland. The training covers all of the recordkeeping standard, electronic submission and different incident scenarios.  It is a great opportunity to get your and your human resource personnel’s questions answered.  There will also be a brief OSHA Update at the end of the presentation.

Please see the attached flyer for registration.  Register soon since space is limited.  If the RSVP button does not work, email your name and company to Luke Vaughn at luke.vaughan@lanierupshaw.com.  Hope to see you there.

Recordkeeping Rules and 2020 Update.pdf

January Chapter Meeting Recap

Posted: Jan 13, 2020

We had an outstanding turnout for our January Chapter Meeting.  New Chapter Member and Give Kids the World Village Safety Manager Neal McCord hosted the meeting in the Peppermint Room.  Give Kids The World Village is an 84-acre, nonprofit resort in Central Florida that provides weeklong, cost-free vacations to children with critical illnesses and their families.  World-renowned speaker The Safety Training Ninja Regina McMichael gave an excellent presentation on how to improve safety training.  Regina McMichael, CSP, CET, also known as The Safety Training Ninja, has helped companies for over 30 years. She has been developing, delivering, and implementing training programs for every type of organization, including family owned business, global, insurance, trade and professional associations and manufacturing, energy and construction companies. The system of great training works in every industry and discipline.  Everyone left inspired by both the venue and our gracious and energetic speaker.  Several members immediately approached Neal about volunteering at the village!

We are so honored that Give Kids the World Village has offered to host our Chapter meetings.  We will be giving back by making a donation to the Village each month, and we will be holding our annual volunteer activity there in April.  Sign up today to see how Give Kids the World Village is making a difference in the lives of those in need.

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