The toll of workplace injuries and fatalities to American businesses and industries is high. In 2009 approximately 5,000 workers lost their lives and there were 3.7 million disabling injuries. It is estimated that the total cost of workplace injuries is in excess of $142 billion and the total time lost exceeded 120 million days.
The DSA Fall Safety Workshop is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010 in Dover. The event is sponsored by the Delmarva Safety Association in cooperation with the University of Delaware, Cooperative Extension, trade associations, state and federal agencies, and area businesses. The safety seminar is designed for managers, supervisors, safety professionals, and other operating personnel. In addition to timely topics and expert speakers, there will be a safety equipment exposition and representatives from OSHA and Delaware OSH Consultation will be exhibiting and available to answer your questions on regulatory matters.
The DSA workshop will address making workplaces safer and increasing understanding of safety practices and regulations. Workshop topics at this year’s event includes PPE, ergonomics, OSHA recordkeeping, crane regulations, material handling equipment safety, trenching safety and “How to turn supervisors into safety leaders”. You may visit http://www.delmarvasafety.com and click on “Fall Show Details” for the complete program brochure and registration information.
DSA is excited about expanding its offerings to the Dover area and trust many new businesses will be able to participate in the workshop which includes 8 timely workshops, a keynote luncheon presentation, safety exposition, safety awards, incredible networking opportunities, Delmarvalous fellowship and much more. Please call the Delmarva Safety Association at (302)856-2585 extension586 or visit us on line for the program brochure, registration costs and more information about this year’s show.