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Lehigh Valley Safety Committee

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.

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.

Calendar of Events

Reasonable Suspicion of Drug & Alcohol Use in the Workplace
Feb. 26, 2-4pm, Fowler Center, Room 114 (NOTE: THIS IS RESCHEDULED FROM FEB. 12.)

A safe workplace is paramount and needs to be free of drugs and alcohol. But a wrongful accusation, if not done properly, can create big problems. Session includes education, advice, and potential pitfalls that are invaluable when there is suspicion of an employee under the influence. Presented by: Carolyn Lamparella, Ed.S., L.P.C., Preferred EAP Lehigh Valley Health Network
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Active Shooter Awareness
March 19
, 2-3:30pm, Fowler Center, Room 114

Learn to recognize potentially violent situations and respond in a “survival mind-set” to an active shooter incident including the suggested Department of Homeland Security response action of Run, Hide, Fight when confronted with a hostile situation. Presenters: Jade Simmers, HMK Insurance, Dave Erickson, Borden Perlman & Tom Barnowski, NCC.
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Manual Material Handling - Challenges & Opportunities; May Event Prep
April 9, 2-4pm, Fowler Center, Room 523

Lifting for a living can present a worker with an increase for injury. Examining training, positioning and proactive measures to reduce their risk is key. Having employers and employees define and understand their responsibilities is essential to avoiding injuries. Learn best practices for both. Presenter: Steve Hughes, ULINE Shipping.
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Safety Committee Exploration
May 15, 7:30am-3pm, Lipkin Theatre, NCC Main Campus

Join us for an interactive training that navigates strategies, explores best practices and identifies pitfalls to maximize the value a successful safety committee brings to your organization.  Participants attending the entire workshop and submitting an evaluation will receive L & I Safety Committee certification.

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