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Safety & Health Program Best Practices

Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2015
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Time: 1:00 p.m. (ET) / 12:00 p.m. (CT) / 11:00 a.m. (MT) / 10:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Taylor Sikes, Director of Product Development, American Safety Council
Category: Training and Education, AQC  
88 per week.  The number of worker deaths averaged in 2013.
83,380.  The number of Federal & State Health & Safety Inspections conducted in 2013.
58,316.  The number of Serious Violations cited by Federal OSHA in 2013.
$2,200. The average fine for serious violations by Federal OSHA in 2014.
$128,000,000.  The estimated fines for serious violations in 2013.

Some simple math on these statistics indicates that a well-defined and managed safety program is not only the right thing to do to keep your employees safe, but it makes good business sense.

American Safety Council, a leader nationally in web-based safety training, will discuss the key components of a Safety & Health Program, including program best practices, resources available to ABC members, and the roles and responsibilities in administering a Health & Safety Program.  Taylor Sikes, an Authorized OSHA Outreach Instructor for both Construction and General Industry, will present this webinar designed to educate ABC members.

  • Understand the importance of safety and health programs
  • Describe the key elements of safety and health programs
  • Understand employer and employee roles in implementing safety and health programs
PowerPoint Presentation(PDF)

 Mr. Sikes is an OSHA-authorized trainer for Construction and General Industry. He has authored numerous online training courses in occupational safety and health, including 10- and 30-hour courses for Construction and General Industry, 8- and 24-Hour HAZWOPER Training, 4-Hour Recordkeeping, and 1-Hour Certificate Courses covering topics like Safety and Health Programs and Bloodborne Pathogens. Mr. Sikes has served as the Director of Product Development for the American Safety Council since 2006. He holds a master’s degree from The University of Georgia and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida.

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