Warehouse Safety: Best Practices Live Webinar Online

On Demand Webinar - Credits BCSP, HR Certification Institute, ASA, SHRM ( In Partnership With Lorman Business Center, LLC)

July 16 at 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Learn about common sources of workplace injuries and illness for warehouse workers and how you can improve worker safety.

With highly publicized investigations into warehouse worker safety and the COVID-19 pandemic further complicating employer’s obligations to provide safe workplace, businesses with warehouses must be particularly diligent in safeguarding employees. This means protecting workers from the evolving hazards created by the ongoing health pandemic, as well as the well-known hazards associated with material handling operations. This topic will help the persons responsible for ensuring worker safety by calling attention to recent issues which have become the focus of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and unions alike, and explaining the steps employers should be taking to address these issues in the warehouse setting. This material will also address the established and common causes of injury to workers engaged in material handling and storage, and discuss practices that can be implemented by employers to protect their employees and remain compliant with the laws governing warehouse safety.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to discuss the current safety issues confronting warehouse operations.
  • You will be able to explain the recent activities of OSHA and other safety watchdogs in the material handling and storage area.
  • You will be able to identify the common sources of workplace injuries and illness for warehouse workers.
  • You will be able to recognize ways that your business can improve worker safety.

Agenda

Recent Issues
  • Recent Warehouse Investigations and Lawsuits
  • Retaliation
  • Warehouse-Specific Guidance
COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease Protocol
  • Hazard Assessments and PPE
  • HazCom
  • Engineering/Administrative Controls
  • Changes in Recordability
Forklifts
  • Citations and Workplace Injuries
  • Training and Education
  • Standards for Preventing Injury
Lifting
  • OSHA's General Duty Clause
  • Hazard Assessments and PPE
  • Training and Engineering Controls
Stacking/Shelving
  • Load Limits and Inspections
  • Education and Training
  • Stacking Practices
  • Fire Hazards

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for human resource professionals, safety directors, risk managers, compliance officers, insurance professionals, business owners and managers, plant managers, quality control personnel, operations managers, facility managers, owners, controllers, inventory specialists, design professionals, operators and technicians.


Your Instructor


Jeffrey Johnson
Jeffrey Johnson
  • Associate in the Labor, Employment, Benefits & Immigration Practice Group at Miles & Stockbridge, P.C.
  • Advises employers on matters of worker safety, and assists employers in responding to investigations and inspections concerning workplace hazards

Kathleen Pontone

Miles & Stockbridge, P.C.

  • Principal in the Labor, Employment, Benefits & Immigration Practice Group at Miles & Stockbridge, P.C.
  • Represents employers in complex occupational health and safety cases brought by OSHA, including alleged willful violations in death cases and cases dealing with indoor air quality
  • Advised employers on matters of workplace safety for more than 30 years, has published numerous pieces, and lectured extensively on workplace safety requirements and best practices

Credits

  • ASA 1.5
  • This program qualifies for 1.5 continuing education hour(s) towards maintaining your ASA credential. Please contact ASA for more information at [email protected]
  • BCSP 1.5
  • This course is applicable to safety professionals. Professionals interested in credit through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), please contact the board at 1-317-593-4800, or you can access the Recertification Guide here: https://online.fliphtml5.com/pbcyp/eprz/
  • HR Certification Institute 1.5
  • This program has been approved for 1.5 (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR(TM), aPHRi(TM), PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi(TM) and SPHRi(TM)recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
  • SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Preferred ProviderSHRM 1.5
  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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