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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.

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 Shauna.Clifford@vermont.gov  

OSHA 501 in S. Burlington Canceled


If you were registered in this class please accept our apologies. We hate doing this. Please check out our schedule and advise if you would like to move to another course http://oshaedne.com/osha-501/

New PowerPoint Added


The presentation given about Preparing for the effects on Heat on health at the recent NW Chapter Workshop has been added to the PPT and training page of VSHC website. http://vshc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/HotWeather_Health_May19_2017.pdf  

CDC Alert Possible False Blood Lead Results from LeadCare Analyzers


Potential for Falsely Low Blood Lead Test Results from LeadCare® Analyzers Summary The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety communication warning about the use of Magellan Diagnostics’ LeadCare® analyzers (LeadCare, LeadCare II, LeadCare Ultra and LeadCare Plus) with venous blood samples because they might result in falsely low test results. FDA is now advising that Magellan Diagnostics’ LeadCare® analyzers should no longer be used with venous blood samples. The safety alert does not apply to capillary […]

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.

NEK Chapter announces Workplace Violence Workshop June 28


NEK chapter will hold a workshop in the morning of June 28. Please see calendar for information 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 http://vermontbiz.com/event/april/what%E2%80%99s-new-and-not-so-new-hr-requirements-2017-may-17  

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 energysafekids.org/811-poster-contest. The contest packet […]

Lyme Disease and Heat Stress North West Chapter of VSHC


on May 19th the North West Chapter will hold a 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.

Safety & Health Consultation Position in Massachusetts


The Massachusetts Consultation Program has a job opening. Please see the following link for information: Department of Labor Standards – Industrial Safety and Health Inspector II – Lawrence https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=17000242