TWCC Seminar Planned for San Antonio in January

December 12, 2003

The Workers’ Health and Safety division of the Texas Workers’ Compensation Commission announced it will present a one-day educational seminar on Accident Prevention Planning, on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The seminar, which is an introductory course, will take place at Warm Springs Rehabilitation System, 5101 Medical Parkway, Room 132, San Antonio. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.; the cost is $90 per person.

Accident Prevention Planning introduces the seven components of accident prevention planning: management, accident investigation, safety training, inspections, safety analysis, record keeping, and program review, which enable employers to create a safe work environment. After completing the course, participants will understand how to successfully perform record keeping tasks, trend analysis, job hazard analysis, determine training requirements, safety inspections, and accident investigation. Information on safety regulations and drive safe programs will also be provided.

This seminar will provide information on several topics: management responsibilities in the planning process; record keeping requirements of the plan; how to do safety analysis and define trend analysis and job hazard analysis; the importance of training in the safety process; how to have a good inspection program; the importance of accident reporting and investigation; and the purpose of the Accident Prevention Plan review process.

For more information or to register, call (512) 804-4610 or register online at: http://www.twcc.state.tx.us/services/seminartraining/safetyedutrng/emailregistration.html.

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