Training and Safety Awareness Events

OSHA Training and Resources

2018 OSHA Trench Safety Stand Down

What is the 2018 Trench Safety Stand Down?

Nationally, excavation and trench-related fatalities in 2016 were nearly double the average of the previous five years. OSHA’s goal is to increase awareness of trenching hazards in construction, educate employers and workers on safe cave-in prevention solutions, and decrease the number of trench collapses.

Date and Time Registration Information
June 18-23, 2018
Event Details

2018 OSHA Safe and Sound Campaign

What Is 2018 Safe + Sound Week?

A nationwide event to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs that include management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards in workplaces.

Date and Time Registration Information
August 13-19, 2018
Event Details

Heat Illness Prevention

Silica Exposure Prevention

Silica is a silent killer. Each year, more than a million construction workers are exposed to crystalline silica, the main cause of silicosis. This disabling and potentially fatal disease is incurable, but 100% preventable. State Fund is partnering with Cal/OSHA Consultation to offer free half-day seminars statewide. These seminars will cover the new Cal/OSHA Respirable Crystalline Silica standard for construction, as well as existing silica standards and are open to our policyholders and the public. Speakers are from Cal/OSHA Consultation and/or State Fund.

Participants will learn:

  • How to reduce and eliminate silica hazards.
  • How to educate workers about the types and symptoms of silica exposure.
  • How to develop and implement an effective silica control program.
  • How to comply with the new Cal/OSHA Respirable Crystalline Silica standard for construction.

How to Develop and Implement an Effective Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP)

Employers in California are required to have an effective, written Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). During this free workshop you will learn how to develop, implement, and maintain an effective workplace IIPP that meets Cal/OSHA requirements. Instructors from Cal/OSHA Consultation Services and State Compensation Insurance Fund will guide you step by step through all of the IIPP components using the Cal/OSHA Model Program as a foundation to build your program.

Participants will learn about:

  • Meeting Cal/OSHA requirements and expectations for an effective IIPP
  • How to identify and solve common health and safety problems in your workplace
  • Steps for investigating work-related accidents, injuries and illnesses when they occur
  • Ways to involve your employees in your safety program
Date and Time City Address Registration Information
May 22, 2018 8:00 am – 12:00 noon
Class details
Oakland Elihu Harris State Office Building
1515 Clay Street
Room 11
Oakland, CA
Register by 05/18/2018:

** For email registration, specify date, location, time and attendees' names.

Training Offered by Cal/OSHA Consultation Area Offices

Training session

Classes are available, free of charge, and on a first call, first serve basis. Cal/OSHA Consultation Services Branch personnel will teach all classes.

San Bernardino Office

Classes in San Bernardion will be held at 464 W. 4th St., San Bernardino, CA 92401.
To register simply call (909) 383-4567.

3rd Wednesday Classes:

•  Construction Core Training (8:00 am to Noon)
•  Hazard Communication Training (12:30 pm to 2:30 pm)
•  Excavation Safety Training (3:00 pm to 5:00 pm)  October thru April
•  Heat Illness Prevention Training (3:00 pm to 5:00 pm)  May thru September

4th Wednesday Classes:

•  IIPP & Partnership (8:00 am to Noon)
•  Respiratory Protection Training (12:30 pm to 2:30 pm)
•  Fall Protection Training (3:00 pm to 5:00 pm)  October thru April
•  Confined Space Training (3:00 pm to 5:00 pm)  May thru September.

San Diego Office

Classes in San Diego will be held at 7575 Metropolitan Drive, Ste. 204, San Diego, CA 92108.
To register simply call (619) 767-2060.

1st Wednesday Classes:

•  Injury Illness Prevention Program Training (8:30 am to 10:00 am) English
•  Injury Illness Prevention Program Training (10:30 am to Noon) Spanish

May 2018