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New Developments in the Treatment of Injured Workers and how these Changes will Impact Employers workshop in Colchester!


New Developments in the Treatment of Injured Workers and how these Changes will Impact Employers by Mark Coleman, OTR/L; Occupational Therapist; Owner – Workability PLC This presentation will bring attendees up to speed on some recent findings in the field of neuroscience and how these findings have the potential to significantly change the way we treat and manage work place injuries. See VSHC Calendar for more info and to register.  

2018 Current members of VSHC posted


the 2018 membership list has been posted. Please check to see if your company is listed correctly. Thanks

NEK Chapter announce Driver Safety Workshop in April


Driving Safely in Company Vehicles at  9:00 AM to 1:00 PM with Lunch included — doors at 8:30. Where ? Lyndonville Public Safety Building in Lyndonville See VSHC calendar for more info and to register.

The Vermont Community Garden Network


ATTENTION VERMONT EMPLOYERS: Looking for ways to lift employee morale and reduce stress at work? Working to improve employee wellness by promoting physical activity and healthy eating? Establish a garden at your workplace with the help of Vermont Community Garden Network’s Green Thumbs at Work program! Who’s eligible? Green Thumbs at Work garden start-up services are available for any business that wants to establish a workplace food garden for their employees Click here for more information GreenThumbsatWork_ConsultingFlier2018 or If you […]

Rutland Chapter Announces workshop schedule


Rutland Chapter 2/14 “Untangling the Web of Home/Life/Work Balance” with Jacqui Becker & Lesley Classen from RRMC 8 to 10:30 a.m. (business meeting 8 – 8:30, presentation 8:30 – 10:30) 4/11  “Understanding Workplace Violence – Do You Have All Your Ducks In a Row?” with Dan Whipple from VOSHA  8 to 10:30 a.m. (business meeting 8 – 8:30, presentation 8:30 – 10:30)   Location: College of St. Joseph 71 Clement Road Rutland, VT  05701  

OSHA will accept 2016 OSHA 300 Data into Injury Tracking Application (ITA) through December 31st.


OSHA Accepting Electronically Submitted Injury, Illness Reports Through December 31 The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will continue accepting 2016 OSHA Form 300A data through the Injury Tracking Application (ITA) until midnight on December 31, 2017. OSHA will not take enforcement action against those employers who submit their reports after the December 15, 2017, deadline but before December 31, 2017, final entry date. Injury Tracking Application (ITA) Starting January 1, 2018, the ITA will no longer accept […]

OSHA Recordkeeping – Electronic Reporting of OSHA 300, 300A, and 301 updated


OSHA has extended the required electronic reporting of illness and injury records until December 15, 2018.  Reporting requirements are based on size and industry type. Employers with more than 250 employees have to upload the 2016 OSHA 300, 300A, and 301s to the OSHA ITA – Injury Tracking Application – https://www.osha.gov/injuryreporting/index.html Employers with 10 – 249 employees in industries on the attached list must submit only the 300As from 2016. Click below to open list IndustriesRequiredSubmitt300AtoITA

NEK announces Ergo and Return to Work, Workshop 10/24 Lyndonville


 Ergonomics and Return to Work Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, Lyndonville  9:00 AM to 1:00 PM with Lunch included  (doors open at 8:30 AM) At the Lyndonville Public Safety Building at the Lyndonville Fire Department in Lyndonville, VT AGENDA 9:00 AM – Welcome and Introductions   9:00 AM – 10:45 AM – Ryan Farley – Ergo and Work Conditioning Ryan works in the Occupational Therapist field. 10:30 – 10:45 AM – Morning Break / Networking. 10:45 – 11:45 – Dan Whipple, […]

NW Chapter Announces Walking Working Surfaces Workshop is now Full


25 people are registered to attended workshop. The meeting space is now full. Registration is turned off.

Vermont Relay a Bronze Sponsor of the 2017 Expo!


Michelle S. Vicino, Customer Relations Manager II, announced that Vermont Relay (dial 711) will be a Bronze Sponsor for the 2017 Fall Expo!  Thank you Vermont Relay!  Vermont Telecommunications Relay Service (Vermont Relay or VTRS) is a free service for all Vermonters, connecting individuals who are deaf, deafblind, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability with users of standard telephones. The service is available, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Vermont Relay is more than just providing traditional relay services (TRS) […]