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Connect2DOT: Safety Toolbox for Construction Contractors

Thu 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Topic: Government Contracting

- Come learn about the basics of safety programs to ensure you're in compliance with OSHA, federal contracting regulations, government agency project owners, and large prime contractors. This workshop is for both large and small contractors. You'll get insights from a nationally-recognized industry expert with more than 40 years of experience. Participants will also receive 3.5 hr. training certification in "Safety Awareness and OSHA Requirements" and continuing education credits with proof that you have completed safety training. KEY TOPICS: • Minimal training requirements in OSHA • How to handle an OSHA inspection (company rights, employee rights, OSHA-allowed actions and methods) • 4 things to do to avoid OSHA fines of $2,500- $137,000 per violation • Special and advanced safety training (certified/documented) required for forklifts, scaffolds, fall hazards, steel erection, electrical work, excavation, cranes and more. ANSWERS TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS: • What are some tried and true best practices? • What are employer responsibilities? • How much does a safety plan cost? • Can I do it with my current company resources? • What if my supervisors won't enforce it? • What if my employees won't comply with rules? Understanding the answers to these questions will help you get more work and get paid more because you'll know how to accommodate required safety elements in your bids. If you don't have a comprehensive safety plan or if you want to know what you're potentially missing that could have serious consequences, come talk to an industry safety expert for FREE!

Speaker(s): - - Barry Cole, President of Cole-Preferred Safety Consulting Inc. Barry has 40 plus years of experience. He has spent years working with insurers, safety professionals, company owners and buyers of construction services. He actively fights against improper OSHA actions and citations and is often called up as an expert witness for OSHA, NIOSH, and various states. Barry serves on OSHA committees and has developed safety laws and standards for ANSI and OSHA. His expertise includes safety planning, law interpretations, legal and contractual issues, site safety inspections and reviews, employee supervision and executive training, expert opinions, strategies, program development, developing safety products, and designing safe applications for existing products.

Co-Sponsor(s): Connect2DOT

Fee: No Cost

Phone: 719-667-3803


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