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September is National Food Safety Education Month

September is National Food Safety Education Month

The Food and Drug Administration estimates that 48 million cases – about one in six Americans – get food poisoning each year. This September, during National Food Safety Education Month, take an active role in preventing foodborne illnesses with these simple food safety tips.

National Farm Safety and Health Week

National Farm Safety and Health Week

September 19-25 is National Farm Safety and Health Week. Find resources to help protect workers from agricultural hazards such as tractor rollovers, grain engulfment, pesticide exposure, and heat illness.

New and Revised Free Safety Publications Available

New and Revised Free Safety Publications Available

DWC Workplace Safety has published the following new safety publications:

  • Museum and Cultural Heritage Industry Workplace Program (English)
  • Thunderstorm Safety Fact Sheet (English)
  • Winter Storm Safety Fact Sheet (English)

And updated versions of:

  • Eyewash and Emergency Shower Safety Workplace Program (Spanish)
  • Foodborne Diseases Fact Sheet (English)
  • Hazard Communication Fact Sheet (Spanish)
  • Safety Data Sheet Safety Training Program (Spanish)

The complete list of free publications for download is on the TDI website.

Low Cost OSHA General Industry class

Low-Cost Online OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Class

The OSHA 10-hour class offers live instruction through Microsoft Teams or Zoom.

This class covers OSHA general industry standards and requirements and safety awareness to help employees find and reduce job site hazards.

Participants receive an OSHA 10-Hour General Industry card within eight weeks after course completion.

More information is on the TDI website.

Next available class:

  • September 28-30, 2021, in English, online

Registration is $30 and is required due to limited space.

Free OSHA Consultations

Free On-Site or Online Safety Consultations

No matter what your needs or challenges are, the Texas OSHA Consultation Program (OSHCON) has safety and health resources to help your business.

OSHCON consultations are both free and confidential. They are offered:

  • in-person at your jobsite
  • by video conferencing
  • by email
  • by text
  • by phone

We can help you find, reduce, and remove safety and health hazards, and understand OSHA standards.

OSHCON also provides:

  • training;
  • help with safety and health programs; and
  • free safety training materials and publications.

Need COVID-19 guidance?

  • Find the COVID-19 risk exposure level for your employees.
  • Enhance your respiratory protection program.
  • Get help to create or update an emergency preparedness plan for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.

Check out the OSHCON webpage, or contact us: