Health and Safety on the Job: Free 3-day Worker Occupational Safety & Health Specialist Training

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395 W. Spruce Avenue, Suite 103, Clovis, CA 93611

The Worker Occupational Safety and Health (WOSH) Specialist training program is a statewide effort aimed at reducing job-related injuries and illnesses among California workers. The program was created as part of workers’ compensation reform and is administered by California’s Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation (CHSWC) in the Department of Industrial Relations. 

At this hands-on, interactive, and stimulating three-day training, you will be introduced to basic occupational health & safety concepts and learn how to take a leadership role in promoting health & safety at your workplace. You will receive a free health and safety course binder, a chance to share ideas and strategies with employees from other workplaces, and a certificate of completion as a WOSH Specialist. 

Topics Include:

  • Workplace Injury and Illness Prevention
  • Identifying and Controlling Hazards
  • Safety Rights and Responsibilities 
  • Workers’ Compensation 
  • Cal/OSHA
  • Strategies for Taking Action
  • Health and Safety Committees
  • Ergonomics
  • Roles of a WOSH Specialist

This course is presented by instructors at UC Davis’ Western Center for Ag Health & Safety & UC Berkeley’s Labor Occupational Health Program (LOHP) 

Instructors:   

Isabel Flores Garcia, Western Center for Ag Health & Safety, UC Davis

Kelsie Scruggs, MPH, UC Berkeley Labor Occupational Health Program 

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