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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.

2018 Current members of VSHC posted

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

NW Chapter annouces Neuroscience Workshop in May

May 22nd in Colchester – – New Developments in Neuroscience and their Impact on Workplace Injuries –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.

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 […]

VELCO, Safety Manager Position, Rutland VT

VERMONT ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY, INC.  – VELCO POSITION OPENING – EXEMPT The following position is being posted as an invitation to qualified individuals to apply: JOB TITLE:                                                              Safety Manager REPORTS TO:                                                        Chief Operating Officer SALARY:                                                                Commensurate with Experience SCOPE and MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide leadership, coordination and technical expertise in the area of safety. The Safety Manager is responsible for the development, maintenance, and implementation of programs, processes, procedures and metrics to continuously improve the safety […]

2018 Worksite Wellness Conference, Agenda released, Registration Open!

Please click link for the agenda 2018 Worksite Wellness Conference For more information and to Register, please click link below healthvermont.gov/2018-worksite-wellness-conference  

OSHA Education Center, New England, 2018 classes held in VT

OSHA’s New England Education’s 2018 Vermont based classes Please click the link below for the OTI classes and locations that will be offered in VT during 2018 OSHA_Ed_NE_VT Classes and locations   The classes are also on the VSHC Events Calendar  

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 […]

2018 Expo location and date announced!!!

The VT Safety and Health Council will hold the 2018 Expo on Friday October 12, 2018 at the Trader Dukes Hotel in South Burlington. Details and agenda to follow through out the year as the 2018 event is planned by the VSHC. Input for topics, speakers, and vendor is welcome! Please e-mail Maureen Johnson, President with your ideas at maureensafe@gmail.com Thank You.