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Effective Safety Committees

A safety committee can be an effective safety program tool; an avenue for energized, successful, mission-driven employee involvement. But where do committee members get the knowledge of hazard control principles and meeting management they need to be truly successful? Committees can undertake many tasks in a safety program, but which jobs should they do, and what should they avoid?

Prerequisites: NONE

Who should attend: All members of the safety committee in small and medium sized businesses; loss control managers, safety professionals, occupational health nurses, industrial hygienists and others involved in the development, implementation and evaluation of company safety plans.

Objective:
  • Defining duties and responsibilities
  • Purpose of the safety committee
  • Getting started
  • How to get best results
  • How to get people involved
  • How to motivate the safety committee
  • Benefits of a good safety committee
Continuing Education Units:
Earn .65 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Length: 3 Hours


Already offered this term; next scheduled offering to be announced.


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