Western OSHA Education Center Provides Training at Construction In Indian Country Conference

03 May 2013 8:41 AM | Jim Rogers

Wildhorse Pass, AZ, May 2013 - The Western OSHA Education Center, a part of the Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University, recently completed OSHA training sessions at the annual Construction In Indian Country conference in Phoenix, Arizona. The annual conference attracts over 500 people who come to network and attend sessions related to construction on America's tribal lands. ASU's OSHA Training Institute Education Center provided two workshops, the OSHA Record Keeping Rule Seminar and the Introduction to OSHA for Small Businesses. Both of these half day workshops were presented by Cheryl Caballero, a former compliance officer and adjunct instructor for the Western OSHA Education Center.


Jim Rogers, Director for the Western OSHA Education Center, and Zachary Barnett, Director of the Phoenix Area Office for Federal OSHA, also presented a 90 minute session the proided an introduction to OSHA and the OSH Act. Discussions included OSHA's jurisdiction over construction projects on tribal lands, and the growing need to emphasize fall protection on these sites.


"There is a great opportunity to work with the tribal communities to assist in transferring the knowledge related to maintaining safe work environments and preserving and protecting our nation's human resources," stated Rogers. "We appreciate the opportunity to work together and look forward to this continued partnership."








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