Workplace Safety for Women: OSHA & EEOC Requirements You Need to Know
As more women enter safety professions or take positions that may put them at physical risk, both employers and employees need to better understand the unique challenges women face in the workplace.
This 60-minute program will give leaders clear guidance on providing workplace protections for women, and also help foster a culture of respect and equality, ensuring that women can thrive at work with confidence and security.
Join us to discover:
- Top safety issues and challenges for women in the workplace today
- What the OSHA’s General Duty Clause requires of employers
- How OSHA and the EEOC interact in investigating harassment claims
- What OSHA safety standards require for personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Ways women can partner with employers to perform job hazard analyses
- Best practices employers can use to keep women workers safe
Understanding Workplace Safety & Compliance
- Understanding the true nature of safety in the workplace
- Identifying relevant regulatory requirements and standards
- Employing OSHA's 5-part hierarchy of hazard prevention and control
Addressing Gender-specific Challenges & Promoting Inclusion for Women
- Safety challenges: ill-fitting PPE, ergonomic issues, harassment, violence & more
- How workplace violence is covered by OSHA and EEOC
- Keys to promoting a culture of respect and inclusion
- Creating support networks and resources for female employees
Analyzing Hazards & Taking Corrective Actions
- Teaming up with women employees to conduct job hazard analyses
- Applying lessons learned from job hazard analyses to mitigate hazards
- Available avenues of redress if corrective actions are not taken
Question & Answer Session – Have your specific question answered!
About the Speaker
Pamela Fagan, Max Muller & Associates
Pamela Fagan is a seasoned business leader with over 50 years of experience in various fields and roles. For more than 50 years Pamela has provided strategic advice and guidance to clients in various industries. She has also served as a human resource professional, managing talent acquisition, development, and retention for several organizations. In addition, she held the position of finance and operations director for nonprofit organizations, overseeing budgeting, accounting, reporting, and compliance. Pamela’s professional certifications include Senior Professional in HR (SPHR), Tribal Human Resources Professional (THRP), Tribal Financial Manager Certification (TFMC), and Certified Payroll Professional (CPP). She is passionate about mentoring and empowering women in business.
In this 60-minute program, you will gain better insight into the additional safety challenges your female employees face, key regulations protecting women workers, and steps employers can take to create a safer and more inclusive work environment.
If you'd like this program customized for your organization, call us at 1-800-964-6033. We're certain we can fulfill your training needs, while making it fit in your budget!
Premier Learning Solutions is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. This program is valid for 1 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
This program has been approved for 1 (HR (General)) recertification credit hour toward aPHRTM, aPHRiTM, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRiTM and SPHRiTM recertification through the HR Certification Institute. Learn more at hrci.org
For this one hour program you may claim 0.05 continuance of certification points (COC's) from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP).
Please submit a request to obtain proof of your participation and a certificate of attendance will be emailed within 2-3 days.