Vermont Environmental, Health & Safety Seminars – Updated July 2015

FYI, from the Vermont Safety & Health Council –

Upcoming Vermont
environmental, health and safety seminars from various providers:


Green Mountain Safety Consulting, L.L.C.
In Alliance with the
Hickok & Boardman Network of Companies


An OSHA Update, Thu, September 17, 9am – 11am, at Hickok & Boardman Insurance, 346 Shelburne
Road, Burlington, VT 05401, United States (map)

What has changed with OSHA/VOSHA in the past year? This seminar offers what the changes are in OSHA’s requirements. You’ll gain an understanding of the basics of OSHA
recordkeeping, review the top 10 most common OSHA violations, get tips for using proactive safety audit tools, and discover smart ways to prevent accidents from happening. A review of “What to do if you are inspected by OSHA/VOSHA” will be part of the seminar.

Click here to register now!

To register or for more information go to:
 or email: or call
or (802) 862-1399

Save the date for the VT Safety and Health Council
2015 Expo, Thursday October 1, 2015

at the Killington Grand, Killington VT.
More details to follow

October 13-15, 2015:  OSHA 2055 Cranes in Construction Course
First time in Vermont!  Region 1 OSHA Education Center nationally recognized instructors and course developers present best practices in crane and derrick operation using the OSHA Cranes and Derricks in Construction Rule as a guide.  For a course
description, see course catalog descriptions or call the OTIEC at 800.449.6742 for additional information.  Preregistration is required. 2.0 CEUs accompany course completion certificate from Keene
State College.  Tuition: $795.00/pp  Location: Engelberth Construction,
463 Mountain View Drive
Suite 201, 2nd Floor; Colchester, VT


Agricultural Medicine:
Occupational and Environmental Health for Rural Health Professionals – A Building Capacity Course from the NIOSH

Training Topics include: This comprehensive interdisciplinary training is designed for Primary Care and Emergency Services practitioners, Chiropractors, EMTs, Pharmacists, Physical Therapists, Social Workers, Behavioral Health clinicians, Public Health
and Department of Labor specialists, Veterinarians, and other Agricultural Professionals serving rural areas. The 40 academic and practicing faculty will come from Vermont, Iowa, New Hampshire, New York and North Carolina. Post-training certification is available
through the University of Iowa Center for Agricultural Safety and Health. Registration at:  For more information:
Email:, Call: (802) 527-1474.  Six 90 Minute Weekly Webinars September 16 through October 21, 2015.
Wednesdays 3:00 – 4:30 Cost for webinars only = $200. OR 41/2 Days On-site Training September 11, 2015, October 27-30, 2015, Middlebury Inn, Middlebury, Vermont.  Late registration fee after August 21, 2015


Forklift Train the Trainer Class Wednesday,
Oct 14
, 8:30-3:00, $175, Vermont Technical College, Room 401, Blair Park, Williston, Instructor: Bruce Gray.  Did you know that (V)OSHA requires that all Fork Truck operators be
trained by a “qualified person”? This forklift training is designed for powered lift truck operators in manufacturing, construction and retail. A complete overview of 29 CFR 1910.178 (V)OSHA standards will be followed with a discussion on load balance, characteristics
and truck components, engineering design, fueling, and fundamentals of operation, with a hands on forklift safety inspection. This course is primarily a train-the-trainer seminar, and can be used to fulfill the classroom component of (V)OSHA requirements.
Valuable handouts included. Lunch is included. Registration is $175 per person, contact Bruce Gray at or 518-562-1462.

Confined Space Entry Training
Friday, Oct 16, 8:30-3:00, $150, Vermont Technical College, Room 401, Blair Park, Williston, Instructor: Bruce Gray.  Injuries resulting from confined space accidents tend to be more severe, up to and including fatalities. OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146 requires
that employers train employees on confined space hazards and proper entry technique. This course is intended for personnel involved in confined space entry, supervisory staff, and ERT team members. The training will comply with 29 CFR 1910.146 and will include
CSE definitions and determination, hazards of CSE, responsibilities, permit system and lockout/tagout. Water and Wastewater treatment plant operator certification contact hours are available. Lunch is included. Registration is $150 per person. Contact Bruce
Gray at [
] or 518-562-1462.

Save the Date for the 2016 Annual Vermont Workplace Wellness Conference, Wednesday March 30, 2016,
Sheraton, Burlington


-The Vermont Safety & Health Council, is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to promoting workplace safety education, and is a great resource for anyone with safety in their job description.
Your company should be a member!



Vermont Technical College Green Trainings

Lead RRP Initial Certification
, Date: July 18, Cost: $175, Location: Randolph Center VT

Wetlands Delineation, Date: August 17-21, Cost: $800, Location:
Randolph Center VT

Introduction to Solar PV, Date: September 14-18, Cost: $850,
Location: Randolph Center VT

For more info. or register for a class visit


OSHA HAZWOPER Refresher – 8 Hour,
plus Construction Lead & Asbestos & Inspector training seminars

All trainings start at 8:00 am and will be located at: Cardno, 171 Commerce Street, Williston, VT 05495

Please call 802-862-1980 or email for more information or to register.

Peter Crawford

Director, Environmental Assistance Program

Vermont Small Business Development Center

PO Box 188

Randolph Center, Vermont 05061


Vermont’s Green Business Program:
Let Your Customers Know You Care about our Environment!
Green Hotels program:

Reduce Environmental Compliance Risks of your business operations by using the Free VT-DEC & VtSBDC on-line VT hazardous waste tutorial

VtSBDC Business Training seminars at:




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