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Maine Department of Labor, SafetyWorks! class schedule.



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Public Sector Work Zone Safety

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 16:00:08 EDT

Public agencies that work on public roads must follow the traffic control standards of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). This hands-on, half-day workshop covers the MUTCD standards and use of cones, signs, flags and paddles. Class runs 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.



Employer's Obligations Under the Maine Workers' Compenation Act

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 14:36:59 EDT

When an employee is injured in the workplace, the employer has certain reporting responsibilities under the Maine Workers' Compensation Act that are essential to the successful administration of a claim by the claim administrator. This half-day course discusses those responsibilities: filling out the First Report of Injury, completing the Wage Statement and the Fringe Benefit Worksheet, and reporting earnings both pre- and postinjury. We will also look at the function and makeup of the Workers' Compensation Board, its mission, and how the dispute resolution process works when a claim is denied by the employer/insurer. Included are such other issues as how and when an employee must report an injury, how Workers' Comp benefits are actually determined, and how they may be reduced or discontinued under various circumstances. Class runs from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.



Accident Investigation/Injury Analysis

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:48:20 EDT

When work doesn't go as planned, accidents and near-misses happen. Investigating these incidents can prevent similar or even more serious problems from happening. Learn how to conduct a thorough accident/incident investigation and how to use your results to prevent future accidents. Class runs 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.



Impairment Detection Training for Employers

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:19:23 EDT

This training session is designed to help owners, managers and supervisors recognize and respond appropriately to employee impairment in the workplace in order to reduce worker accidents and injuries. Participants will be taught procedures to detect impairment regardless of the substance used or physical conditions such as illness, fatigue etc. that might be the cause. This class is designed to fulfill the federal DOT requirements for reasonable suspicion training of supervisors. In addition, participants will learn how to develop and implement policies that address impairment in the workplace and are in compliance with Maine's Substance Abuse Testing Law. Class runs 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.



Confined Space Entry Construction

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:10:12 EDT

A confined space has limited or restrictive openings for going in and out and is not meant for continuous use by workers. OSHA uses the term "permit-required confined space" (permit-space) to describe a confined space in which workers are exposed to serious hazards. Employers must find out if confined spaces are permit-required. Attendees will learn how to evaluate confined spaces, monitor them during use, and set up rescue procedures. Class runs 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.



Wage and Hour Compliance Assistance --

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:46:03 EDT

This course is designed for human resource or benefits professionals, accountants, business owners, managers, or payroll supervisors. Labor laws can be complex. This seminar covers wage and hour laws, including minimum wage, overtime, youth employment, severance pay, equal pay, leave requirements (family medical leave, family sick leave, and domestic violence), and break requirements. Addresses commonly asked labor related questions. Class runs from 9 a.m.-noon.



Wage and Hour Compliance Assistance --

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:53:10 EDT

This course is designed for human resource or benefits professionals, accountants, business owners, managers, or payroll supervisors. Labor laws can be complex. This seminar covers wage and hour laws, including minimum wage, overtime, youth employment, severance pay, equal pay, leave requirements (family medical leave, family sick leave, and domestic violence), and break requirements. Addresses commonly asked labor related questions. Class runs from 9 a.m.-noon.



Wage and Hour Compliance Assistance --

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 14:44:21 EST

This course is designed for human resource or benefits professionals, accountants, business owners, managers, or payroll supervisors. Labor laws can be complex. This seminar covers wage and hour laws, including minimum wage, overtime, youth employment, severance pay, equal pay, leave requirements (family medical leave, family sick leave, and domestic violence), and break requirements. Addresses commonly asked labor related questions. Class runs from 9 a.m.-noon.




Fri, 03 Feb 2017 13:55:12 EST




Welding/Compressed Gases

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 10:30:54 EST

This class will include storage and proper use of compressed gas. Proper inspection techniques of hoses, torches, and regulators will be demonstrated. Class runs from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.



Automotive Lift/Jack Stand Safety and Compliance --

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 14:29:25 EST

This half-day course provides training on the proper operation of multiple types of automotive lifts, jacks and jack stands, inspection, compliance reporting, training and documentation required by various inspecting agencies. The course will provide the information needed for a safer workplace, which helps eliminate citations and can possibly lower a company's workers compensation insurance. The course will have both classroom and hands-on training. Class runs from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.



OSHA Recordkeeping

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:05:39 EDT

This class provides thorough and comprehensive six-hour training for both new and experienced safety and human resources personnel. You will learn the OSHA rule (29 CFR 1904) regarding recording and reporting work-related injuries and illnesses as it applies to your organization. This class includes several hands-on activities on how to correctly fill out the required injury reporting forms. Class runs from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.



OSHA Recordkeeping

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 09:41:57 EST

This class provides thorough and comprehensive six-hour training for both new and experienced safety and human resources personnel. You will learn the OSHA rule (29 CFR 1904) regarding recording and reporting workrelated injuries and illnesses as it applies to your organization. This class includes several hands-on activities on how to correctly fill out the required injury reporting forms. Class runs from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.



Bloodborne Pathogens Train-the-Trainer

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:39:10 EDT

If your job responsibilities involve occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens, this course is for you. This class will instruct you on how the OSHA standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) applies to non-healthcare employers. This training is designed to provide an understanding of bloodborne pathogens, common modes of transmission, methods of prevention, developing an exposure control plan, and required training for employees. Training materials will be provided. Class runs 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.



Video Display Terminal Train-the-Trainer

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:36:40 EDT

Maine's Video Display Terminal (VDT) law requires employers to train VDT operators how to work safely at the computer. This class will prepare trainers, supervisors and safety team members to recognize the hazards VDT operators are exposed to and eliminate them. Class runs 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.