Silica exposure got you worried? It should! This free Safety Fest TN class can help!

Safety Fest TN is a week of FREE training to promote safety and health at work, at home and in the community! It is a free event and open to everyone who registers! Look at the bottom of this post for more Safety Fest TN information.

The Class

Silica Standard Update

This presentation will cover the hazards associated with exposure to respirable silica and the new OSHA standard. Program elements including controls, air monitoring, hazard assessment, training and recordkeeping will be addressed.

September 14, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM, New Hope Center, Oak Ridge, TN

The Instructor!

Mr. Smith has over thirty-five years of professional experience in fire safety, building codes, safety compliance, environmental management, and industrial hygiene. Currently he serves as the director of Environmental Health and Safety at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and the executive director for Safety in the University of Tennessee system. He holds a bachelor of science in environmental health from East Tennessee State University and master of public health from the University of Tennessee. He is past president of the Tennessee Valley Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association and past president of the East TN Chapter of the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP).

Safety Fest TN

Safety Fest TN will be held September 12 – 16 at multiple locations in Oak Ridge and Knoxville, TN. Class schedule and registration have launched. Over 80 classes, sessions and demonstrations are planned for this year. All training is free and open to everyone who registers!

Registration is required. Many classes will fill-up.

Safety Fest TN, which started in 2012, provides free training to promote safety and health at work, at home and in the community. And what a community it is! Last year’s event had over 850 people registered from 79 cities in 6 states, representing 172 organizations. It included 66 free safety classes, seminars and demonstrations. The 51 Instructors were graciously provided by organizations giving back to the community.

This year’s event is going to be bigger and better. Your organization can partner, sponsor or provide resources to promote safety and health too!

Sponsorship opportunities are available now!

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