SCATS to host OSHA’s Pacific Coast Safety Fest March 6-10 in Henderson

The Safety Consultation and Training Section (SCATS) of the State of Nevada’s Division of Industrial Relations will host the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Pacific Coast Safety Fest for Region IX on March 6-10 at their offices in Henderson. The Pacific Coast Safety Fest is a free, informative seminar designed to enhance workplace safety. Attendees receive credit for authorized OSHA Education Center classes and a certificate of attendance for all classes. The SCATS team will lead sections of the seminars including Heat Illness Prevention and will present on the free and confidential consultation and safety services SCATS offers to assist businesses in Nevada to be in compliance with OSHA standards. In addition, 10Hr Construction and 10Hr General Industry classes will take place at the Nevada State Museum in Las Vegas.
 
Pacific Coast Safety Fest is open to contractors, small business owners, professional technical educators, businesses required to follow OSHA standards and anyone interested in creating a safer workplace. Conference topics will include hazard recognition, accident investigation, job hazard analysis/job planning, Whistleblower regulations, and a variety of other general safety courses. The purpose of this training is to raise awareness concerning pertinent safety and health hazards and best work practices in the area where the training is being offered. The expected outcome of all OSHA training is related to the mission of OSHA that all workers return home safe each day.
 
Location: Nevada SCATS
Address: 1301 North Green Valley Parkway, Henderson
Cost: Free
Dates: March 6-9, 2017
How to Register: Visit http://pacificsafetyfest.com/ or visit the OSHA Training Center  
 
Seminar Details
Monday, 3/6/2017 
  • 8:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks, Jim Wulff, Deputy Regional Administrator, OSHA Region IX, OSHA Training Institute Education Center
  • 8:30-10:15 a.m. Federal OSHA
    • Employer/Employee Responsibilities and Worker Rights
    • Update on National Injuries, Illnesses, and Citations
    • National Emphasis Programs
    • New Initiatives and Directives
    • Whistleblower Protection
  • 10:15 a.m. Break
  • 10:30-11:45 a.m. Nevada SCATS Update
    • Consultation Services and Resources
    • Cooperative Programs
    • Outreach, Education, and Training
  • 11:45 a.m. Break
  • 1:00-5:00 p.m. Evacuation and Emergency Planning – OSHA 7105
 
Tuesday, 3/7/2017 
  • 8:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks, OSHA Training Institute Education Center
  • 8:15-9:00 a.m. Leadership in Safety, Presenter: Kentis (Ken) M. Casto, Federal OSHA
  • 9:00 a.m. Break
  • 9:15 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Introduction to Safety and Health Management – OSHA 7500, Presenter: Karl Beeman, OSHA Training Institute Education Center (Chabot)
 
Wednesday, 3/8/2017 
  • 8:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks, OSHA Training Institute Education Center
  • 8:15-9:15 a.m. Heat Illness Prevention, Presenter: Stephen Rogers, Nevada SCATS
  • 9:15 a.m. Break
  • 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Health Hazard Awareness – OSHA 7205, Presenter: Ty Salazar, OSHA Training Institute Education Center (Chabot)
 
Thursday, 3/9/2017 
  • 8:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks, Presenter: Kelly Baetz, SCATS
  • 8:15 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry – OSHA 7405, Presenter: Ty Salazar, OSHA Training Institute Education Center (Chabot)
 
10Hr Construction and 10Hr General Industry seminars
Location: Nevada State Museum
Address: 309 S. Valley View Boulevard, Las Vegas
Cost: Free
Dates: March 7-10, 2017
How to Register: Visit http://pacificsafetyfest.com/ or visit the OSHA Training Center  
 
Seminar Details
 
10Hr Construction - Must attend both days
Tuesday, 3/7/2017 
  • 8:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction, Ty Salazar, OSHA Training Institute Education Center (Chabot) 
  • 8:15 a.m.-3:00 p.m. OSHA Outreach 10hr Construction Training – Part 1, Presenter: Virginia Toalepai
 
Wednesday, 3/8/2017 
  • 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. OSHA Outreach 10hr Construction Training – Part 2, Presenter: Virginia Toalepai
 
10Hr General Industry – Must attend both days
Thursday, 3/9/2017
  • 8:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks, OSHA Training Institute Education Center
  • 8:15 a.m.-3:00 p.m. OSHA Outreach 10hr General Industry Training – Part 1, Presenter: Roberto Gomez Rubio
 
Friday, 3/10/2017
  • 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. OSHA Outreach 10hr General Industry Training – Part 2, Presenter: Roberto Gomez Rubio
 
Please visit http://pacificsafetyfest.com for more information.