2013 Fall Protection and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for Contractors Seminar
Friday, October 4, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT)
RESCHEDULED 2013 Fall Protection and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for Contractors Seminar
HOW TO BE COMPLIANT WITH NEW OSHA RULES AND AVOID COSTLY FINES
The next New Hampshire Landscape Association Fall Protection and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for Landscape and Building Contractors seminar has been RESCHEDULED to NOVEMBER 1st., 2013, 1PM to 4PM.
Parking and Registration:
Parking is free but, limited to the Belknap County Sportsman Association parking lot, 182 Lily Pond Rd, Gilford NH 03249. Registration will be inside the Sportsman Association Clubhouse.
Free admission for NHLA members, $20.00 pp for non-members. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!
Lunch at Noon, Courtsey NHLA member company Belgard Hardscapes! Attendees will be treated to delicious pizzas from Belgard Sales & Services Representative Mike Day's truck-mounted, wood-fired pizza oven, complimented by other grilled foods! Belgard Hardscapes is graciously donated lunch for the event!
Once all attendees have Registered and had lunch, contractors walk a short way to 160 Lilly Pond Rd. At 1PM a representative of Bertram of Bertram, Leithner & Associates, Industrial Machinery and Equipment Wholesalers, specializing in safety equipment, will demonstrate proper use of harnesses and best practices for securing harnesses. This live fall demonstration happens at Belknap Landscape Company's landscape maintenance facility, in the small engine repair garage. A special vehicle allows the Bertelmanns to fall 12 feet, secured by proper safety equipment.
After the live fall demonstration, attendees return to the Sportsman Association Clubhouse. Starting at 3PM, OSHA‘s Andrew Palhof, Compliance Assistance Specialist, US Department of Labor, will follow with a PowerPoint presentation on Fall Prevention and then explain new MSDS rules. The seminar explains the OSHA rules changes, the effective date, best practices, penalties – everything contractors need to know to be compliant.
This seminar is for informational purposes only and will not certify any individuals or companies in any way.
Free admission for NHLA members, $20.00 pp for non-members.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!
When & Where
Dale Squires of Belknap Landscape Company, representing the NH Landscape Association
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