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AWAIR (A Workplace Accident and Injury Reduction Program) Workshop

On January 1, 1991, Minnesota adopted an amendment to Minnesota OSHA Statutes that requires most employers to develop and use a formal workplace accident and injury reduction program that promotes safe and healthful working conditions. This half-day workshop will assist you in writing your program based on the five sections required by MNOSHA. These include: safety responsibilities of managers and supervisors, hazard identification, communication of safety programs, accident investigation, and enforcement methods. Come prepared to write or update your program!

If you have an AWAIR program, bring the document to class to compare it to the class materials.
Length: Half day

The purpose and elements of the AWAIR Act, how to develop an effective written safety and health program, and the basics of safety management, hazard control, training requirements, accident investigation, job safety analysis, and safety behavior.

Prerequisites: NONE

Who should attend:
Supervisors, lead personnel, foremen and others who are involved in accident prevention in business, industry, government, schools and other organizations.

  • Objective & Purpose of the Act

  • Scope & Application

  • Written Program Requirements

  • How to Develop a Written Safety Program

  • Safety Management and Hazard Control Issues
Continuing Education Units:
Attend this course and earn .35 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from the Minnesota Safety Council.

This course will be held at the Minnesota Safety Council Resource Center located at 474 Concordia Avenue in St. Paul. Take the Dale Street exit from I-94. Proceed east on south frontage road (Concordia Avenue) past the American Lung Association. Turn right into our lower level parking lot.

Holiday Inn St. Paul Downtown, 175 West 7th Street in St. Paul. Reservations can be made directly by calling 651-225-1515 or booking online, single or double occupancy. Please make reservations directly with the hotel and be sure to identify yourself as a participant in a Minnesota Safety Council training course to receive the preferred rate.

Cancellation Policy:
Pre-registration and payment are required. Hopefully you won't need to cancel, but if you do, please do so at least three business days prior to the course for a full refund. No refunds will be made after three business days prior to the course. This policy will be enforced, so please plan ahead if you need to cancel your attendance.

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