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Free Workers’ Comp & Safety Seminars

Posted: Jul 24, 2019

The State of Florida, Department of Financial Services, Division of Workers’ Compensation offers Free Seminars and Webinars for Florida employers regarding Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Safety.

In addition, the Division of Workers’ Compensation has partnered with OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and the University of South Florida’s “Safety Florida Consultation Program” to bring valuable safety information to Florida employers.

Florida Workers' Comp and Safety Seminars

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SCCAHS State of the Science Meeting – Sept. 26-27

Posted: Jun 25, 2019

The Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is hosting the second annual State of the Science Meeting: Stress and Resilience Among Agricultural Workers in Vulnerable Rural Communities.

This meeting is free to attend, and will be held September 26-27, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Florida. The State of the Science meeting will include a poster session featuring mental health and resilience research on Thursday evening, followed by Friday’s one-day meeting with a crosscutting slate of researchers from various mental and behavioral health fields to present current findings and to begin the process of developing future research collaborations on stress and resilience in vulnerable rural communities.  To register for the meeting, view the agenda and for hotel information, click here.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the SCCAHS evaluation coordinator Claire Mitchell at claire77@ufl.edu or 850-443-8590.

Susan Harwood Training Grants

Posted: Jun 25, 2019

Funding opportunities for Susan Harwood Training Grants are open through July 2, 2019. Susan Harwood Training Grants provide training and education for workers and employers on workplace safety and health hazards, responsibilities and rights. Target audiences include underserved, low-literacy, and high-hazard industry workers and employers.

To find out more information, visit https://www.osha.gov/dte/sharwood/.

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