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NW Chapter Announces new workshop, Sept 7, Colchester

NW Chapter presents a Walking Working Surface Standard Update along with a VOSHA Q & A! Limited space and filling up fast – so register now!!!

Expo Registration Open !!!!

You can now register for the Fall Expo, be the first in your region to register! Payment by PayPal now an option!

NEK Chapter Workplace Violence Workshop at Capacity!!

Registration for the June 28th workshop has been closed – event is at capacity – 40 attendees ! If you have questions please contact Shauna Clifford at  

Register Now for NW Chap Lyme and Heat workshop May 19!

Register now for May 19th the North West Chapter Lyme Disease Awareness & Heat Stress Training on Friday, May 19, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 11:20 (doors open at 7:30 AM) at Engelberth Construction’s Training Room, Colchester, VT. See VSHC Calendar for more info and to register.

VtSBDC announces HR workshop in Hyde Park

What is new and not so new in HR? Requirements of 2017 workshop on May 17 in Hyde Park.  Click on link for more information  

811 Poster and Video Contest for Students

The 811 Poster Contest is a student poster contest that is being brought to you by the US Department of Transportation (USDOT), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), the National Energy Foundation (NEF) and Common Ground Alliance (CGA). This exciting contest is designed to combine artistic talent with students’ ideas on how to be safe around underground pipelines and utilities. We invite you to register now and request a contest packet for your class by visiting The contest packet […]

Genie Lift Safety Notice – BAD BRAKES!

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Genie was notified of a product service bulletin by Dana Corporation affecting Model 213/142 Drive Axles installed on the below referenced machines and sold as service parts replacement from July 26, 2012 to September 25, 2012. The service and parking brakes on these axles may malfunction due to improper assembly of the internal brake components. Malfunctioning service  and/or parking brakes may result in unintended machine movement, collision or loss of control. To find out more about this safety issue, click HERE for the complete download of […]

Trainers, Qualifications, and the VOSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard

From time to time Health and Safety Professionals either need to hire an outside organization to provide safety training, or acquire the skills to perform safety training for their company. Recently a question about Bloodborne Pathogens / Universal Precautions training was asked at one of VSHC Chapter’s meetings. Specifically, the question was about the qualifications required to present training with regard to biohazards as applied to the VOSHA bloodborne pathogen standard. Under the 29 CFR 1910.1030 Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, Paragraph […]

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Welcome to our blog, where you can post articles, questions, concerns, just about anything about workplace health and safety! To get you started, on the right hand side is a listing of all the blog categories we have posted so far.