Labor Studies-Workplace Health and Safety
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2018
What can you do if you are worried about unsafe equipment, stress or toxic chemicals at work? How do you make the case for safer and healthier working conditions to your employer and co-workers? When and how do you file a Cal/OSHA complaint? Learn to prevent and respond to accidents, illnesses and a variety of workplace hazards in this two-Saturday, one-unit class taught by educators from the UCLA – Labor Occupational Safety and Health (LOSH) Program, Deogracia Cornelio and Hector Flores. Among other leadership skills, this participatory, hands-on workshop will teach you the basics of root-cause analysis, and how to develop a strategic action plan to advance injury and illness prevention in the workplace.
TOPICS ALSO INCLUDE:
- Developing health and safety contract language
- Grievances and committees
- Ergonomic issues, biological hazards, workplace violence
April 21 and April 28
*May 6 optional third day to earn Health and Safety Certificate
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.