This course introduces the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to owners and managers of small businesses. The goal is to help participants gain understanding of OSHA operations and procedures and learn how they can work with OSHA to prevent or reduce injuries and illnesses in their workplaces. Information on the background of OSHA standards, the inspection process, implementing a safety and health program, and assistance available to small businesses is included.
Who should attend? Safety committee members and supervisory personnel/management interested in preventing/reducing workplace illness and injuries. The curriculum has its orientation in the OSHA standards of care, inspection processes, and implementation of a holistic safety and health management systems program, both on-site and in compliance with the requirements for OSHA small business entities.