“It’s Your Safety, Don’t Give it away!” The Kina Hart Story
Kina has dedicated her life to sharing the importance of workplace safety, and educating employees and employers about safety responsibility. Every moment of every day she is reminded there are significant, life-changing consequences when safety is not a priority. In just a matter of minutes, her life dramatically changed, as did the lives of her co- workers, family and friends. Kina is here today to share her story. A lot of people can benefit from Kina's presentation. The new hire, young workers, management, employees of any kind. This isn't a story that pertains to just one type of person- somewhere there is a message for you. Kina will plant the seeds, you then, must make them grow. It's safety from the heart with meaningful content worthy of your time.
OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program
The presentation will discuss whistleblowers (in general), the statutes that fall under the jurisdiction of OSHA’s Whistleblower Program, how whistleblower complaints are evaluated, process by which whistleblower complaints are handled within OSHA, the prima facie elements of a whistleblower complaint, work refusals under the OSH Act, and how to file a whistleblower complaint with OSHA.
OSHA UPDATE: ETS, Heat Stress, Recordkeeping, Enhanced Enforcement and More: An Employer’s Guide to Workplace Safety & Health Post-Pandemic
During the pandemic, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) introduced a rule in the form of an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), which allows OSHA to enact regulations it can enforce immediately if a “grave danger” to worker safety is present. This presentation will break down the requirements, legally and practically, regarding OSHA’s ETS. Additionally, during the pandemic OSHA had limited inspections to fatalities, catastrophic accidents, and certain Coronavirus issues. However, OSHA is now taking actions that have and will continue to impact employers. This presentation will provide a discussion of workplace health and safety lessons learned as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and changes that OSHA is taking (and is expected to take) to increase enforcement and regulatory compliance. Some topics will include injury and illness recordkeeping, heat stress, OSHA’s Severe Violators Enforcement Program, whistleblower complaints, and more.
This presentation will provide employers with a discussion of workplace health and safety lessons learned as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and changes that OSHA is taking (and is expected to take) to increase enforcement and regulatory compliance.
Allegheny County Airport Authority Terminal Modernization Program Environmental, Health and Safety Overview
Cyber Safe & Cyber Secure: It's the Little Things that Help Keep You Safe
This presentation will focus on a high level overview of what we're seeing in the industry (Top attack types, industry targets, why phishing is so successful, and an overview of ransomware). In addition, we will focus on human targets and some simple things you can do to avoid becoming the next victim.
The PA OSHA Consultation Program Hot Topics: 30,000 Pennsylvania employers, and counting, can't be wrong
Free Safety Consultations Make Big Impact on Businesses: Employers can get a free workplace safety evaluation by signing up for a program run by IUP’s Safety Sciences Department. Here is how it works.
A focus of OSHA Consultation for 2023 is heat emphasis program. We will talk about the reasons for the OSHA heat emphasis program and strategies for managing heat stress.
Fundamentals of Industrial Ventilation
Industrial ventilation is one of the top choices for chemical hazards control in the workplace. This presentation covers the operating principles of the three different types of industrial ventilation systems present in industry (local exhaust, dilution, and displacement ventilation systems), the major components in each type of system, their general application, benefits, and their limitations. A general explanation of the design parameters (flow rate, minimum transport velocity, static pressure, velocity pressure and total
pressure) is provided, and a final review of the topics covered is presented.
At the end of this presentation, the audience will be able to: