Info To Go: Worker and Workplace Safety

Info To Go

T2 INFO TO GO is a regular feature of the Connecticut Technology Transfer newsletter that highlights how to access selected materials and resources you’d like to take away with you.  In this issue, we focus on Worker and Workplace Safety.


 CT Technology Transfer Center Safety Briefs

Current topics include: Chainsaw Safety – Who Should Wear Personal Protective Equipment?; Hard Hat Use; New Connecticut Legislation – Fines Doubled in Municipal Work Zones; Noise Induced Hearing Loss; Operational Safety for Public Works Responders; Protecting Workers from Effects of Heat; Protective Equipment for Workers in Hurricane Flood Response; Safe Motor Grader Operations; Skid Steer Loader Safety Tips; and Work Zone Safety.

CT Technology Transfer Center Streaming Videos

Online streaming videos of selected Technology Transfer Center training sessions. Downloadable presentations covering worker safety include: Flagger Safety and Operational Safety for Public Works Responders.

National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse Publications

A list of construction, maintenance, utility, safety, and traffic control manuals, as well as policies, guidelines and handbooks developed by state departments of transportation and other agencies.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration Publications

Printed materials produced by OSHA covering a wide-ranging variety of subject matter.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration Grantee Produced Training Materials

An array of workplace safety and health hazard training products developed by non-profit agencies through OSHA safety grants.

Safety Tips for Public Works

Free safety checklists, toolbox talks and videos to download from Caterpillar Safety Services.

Safety Tool Box Talks

A free safety resource exchange for safety professionals.

Workplace Safety Toolkit

A toolkit designed by the Nonprofit Risk Management Center for public sector employers to protect their employees and volunteers. This site includes a workplace safety tutorial, quiz and more than 150 fact sheets, checklists and sample forms.

About Connecticut T2 Center

The Training & Technical Assistance Center at UCONN provides education and technical assistance to members of Connecticut's Transportation and Public Safety Community, including municipal public works directors, street and road maintenance superintendents and staff, city and town engineers, Connecticut Department of Transportation employees, transportation planners and law enforcement professionals serving as legal traffic authorities. We are Connecticut's LTAP Center
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