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Health and Safety for Workers: Laws and Regulations


Learn the relevant laws and regulations pertaining to occupational health and safety, including Cal/OSHA and federal OSHA; criminal considerations, such as supervisors’ and managers’ responsibilities; workers’ compensation jurisdiction, claims and benefits; the claims process and program administration; and legal liability. Case studies illustrate both simple and complex issues. 

Administering health and safety programs requires up-to-the-minute, working knowledge of laws and regulations. Learn to use the Internet to research the most current regulations during a computer lab session. This course is for individuals who have interests in, or responsibilities for, administering occupational health and safety programs. This is a required course for the Workplace Health and Safety Certificate Program, the Intensive Certificate Program in Health and Safety and the Professional Concentration in Health and Safety Training.

Instructor(s):

Jeffrey Hicks, M.P.H., CIH, is a principal scientist with Exponent, Inc., in Menlo Park. An industrial hygienist with more than 25 years of multidisciplinary experience, Hicks' project and managerial expertise encompasses indoor air quality, mold/fungal investigations, illness cluster studies, building ventilation, contamination of the built environment, chemical exposure assessments, air pollution emissions and modeling, and evaluation of physical agent hazards.
Richard Hight, OHST, retired as the chief of safety for the Sacramento Air Logistics Center, one of five heavy industrial complexes within the U.S. Air Force that contained some of the most complex industrial operations in the country. He continued his safety career as a safety consultant for Cal/OSHA Consultation Service, retiring at the end of 2007.  


When:

June 23-24: Mon.-Tues., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:

Da Vinci Building, 1632 Da Vinci Ct, Davis, CA

Directions:

Map

Fee:

$575.00 Includes course materials and morning refreshments.

Special Discounts:

$517.50 for organizations enrolling three or more people at the same time in the same course. All registrations must be submitted at the same time and fees paid with one check, credit card or purchase order.

Credit:

1.5 quarter units academic credit, X431.9, 2.51 ABIH CEUs, 14 MCLE CEUs, 1.99 CSP CEUs, 15 REHS Hours

Section:

141HSD500

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