The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for the safety and health of the American worker. During the last 3 years, OSHA has steadily been adding more regulations that are intended to expose at risk workplaces. Without knowing the worker's rights and the owner's responsibility, the business owner can be fined for violations. This free mini course is set up to give an overview of 6 key topics:
1. Why is OSHA important to you?
2. What rights do employees have under OSHA?
3. What are the employers responsibility under OSHA?
4. What are OSHA regulatory standards?
5. How are OSHA inspections conducted?
6. What resources are availible for OSHA compliance and to improve worker safety and health conditions?
Sheldon Primus is a Certified Occupational Safety Specialist with a Masters of Public Administration with a concentration in Environmental Policy. He has been in the environmental and occupational safety field since 1994. Additionally, he is a trainer for the Certified Occupational Safety Specialist program of the Alliance Safety Council-Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sheldon is an authorized OSHA General Industry and Construction trainer for the 10 and 30-hour Outreach program.
Mr. Primus is a guest columnist for the online publications of Treatment Plant Operator (TPO) and WaterOnline. He has written article regarding regulatory compliance, operator safety, and wastewater process control. Additionally, he conducts OSHA compliance webinars for Audio Solutionz, Online Compliance Panel, Compliance Online, Compliance World, Edupliance, and Compliance Key.
Currently, Sheldon is the owner/CEO of OSHA Compliance Help and , an international safety consulting, training, and a regulatory agency compliance assistance company. He has presented safety topics at the Louisiana Governors Safety Expo, Florida Water Resource Conference, Florida Pest Management Association, and the South Florida Chapter of ASSE.
Mr. Primus served as part of the Water Environmental Federation (WEF) Water Sector Safety Committee and the US Department of Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) taskforce on All Hazards Communication training for the Water and Wastewater Sector. Moreover, Sheldon has served as a Subject Matter Expert for Health Safety Institute and Red Vector Learning for General Industry and Construction OSHA courses.