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Lehigh Valley Safety Committee

Lehigh Valley Safety CommitteeIn October 2005, an alliance was formed with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) to foster safer and more healthful Lehigh Valley workplaces. This alliance formed the basis of the Lehigh Valley Safety Committee (LVSC), a safety and health collaboration between private employers, non-profit organizations, healthcare, academia and government.

In 2021, the Lehigh Valley Safety Committee was elevated to Ambassador status. By raising the LVSC’s status, OSHA is recognizing the consortium’s success in building and maintaining a productive cooperative relationship with the agency. As an Alliance Program Ambassador, the LVSC will continue to share relevant health and safety information with its membership and facilitate understanding of workers’ rights and employers’ responsibilities under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

Through monthly presentations, quarterly events and annual expos, the LVSC provides health and safety education. All events are free and all industries and individuals are welcome to attend events and participate on the committee. 

Please note: parking can be challenging for meetings held at the Fowler Campus.  Please refer to the parking map (PDF) for assistance.

Upcoming Meetings

May 25 - Workplace Safety in a Post COVID-19 World
With the availability of vaccines and the loosening of Commonwealth COVID-19 restrictions, can a return to a traditional workday be far behind? Please join the Lehigh Valley Safety Committee (LVSC) for a discussion on the challenges facing all of us as we begin to navigate what a post COVID-19 world will look like. Program includes:

  • Selling Safety, Lessons from a Former Front Line Supervisor, Patrick J. Karol CPS SMS CIT
  • Employee Emotional Wellness During the Pandemic & Beyond, Robert Krome, M.Ed., CSOTP, LBSCOVID
  • Best Practices Moving Forward
    • Christina M. Reger, Esq., Law Offices of Christina Reger, LLC
    • Scott Shimandle, Compliance Assistance Specialist, OSHA
    • Dr. Kevin Vrablik, IMD, MPH, FACOEM, Interim Chief, Division of Occupational Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Director, LVHN Employee Health Services

All CDC & Commonwealth safety protocols will be enforced, including face coverings and social distancing.  Grab and go continental breakfast will be included.  In order to run the event, we must have at least 25 participants. In case of inclement weather, event will be moved to virtual platform held on June 10.

8am-12:30pm, Northampton Community College, North Campus (Open air tents)
Register to attend!

Past Meeting Recordings

Feb. 2 - 2021:  New Employment Law Challenges Related to COVID-19
Christina Reger, founding partner of the Law Offices of Christina Reger, LLC
View recording

Get Notified of Upcoming Free Events
To obtain email reminders of upcoming events, please email safety@northampton.edu.

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