MentorHealth to Present Webinar on "Hazard Control and Risk Assessment"

Wilmington, Delaware (PressExposure) October 31, 2012 -- All workplaces carry some or another kind of hazard. Keeping this in mind; OSHA has laid out safety requirements at the workplace that are aimed at reducing hazards and neutralizing their impact on people and to a lesser extent, inventory.

One of the prime requirements of OSHA is identification and evaluation of hazards at the workplace. Equally important is proper assessment of risk levels associated with these hazards. This has to be done if risks have to be controlled and offset.

This webinar will help participants understand ways by which they can identify and assess risks and hazards at the workplace in accordance with OSHA requirements. It covers the following areas:

o Risk identification
o Hazard assessment
o Chemical hazards
o Physical hazards
o Hazard communication techniques

When: November 29, 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT

By whom: Dr. Kenneth S. Weinberg, Ph.D. is an independent consultant in environmental health and safety. Dr. Weinberg has consulted for several companies in the areas of OSHA Injury and Illness reporting, as well as auditing for OSHA inspections.

He has worked as the Director of Safety at Mass. General Hospital in Boston for almost twelve years, and has written several books on the topics of health care safety, OSHA, and Indoor Air Quality. He has also written several articles for prominent national safety publications, and serves on the editorial advisory boards for safety publications.

He has also been Administrator of the Health Care Division of the American Society of Safety Engineers, and is a member of several panels that advice on safety related matters.

For whom:

The webinar will benefit
o Managers
o Supervisors
o Administrators
o Safety Staff
o Human Resources
o Nurses

Duration: 60 minutes

To enroll for this webinar, contact Ph: 800-385-1607

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