The Electrical Contractors’ Association of City of Chicago (ECA) Safety Committee along with the Northeastern Illinois Chapter, NECA is proud to sponsor a special program, “Infectious Disease Hazards in Construction,” as follows:
DATE: Tuesday, August 23, 2022
TIME: 7:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
LOCATION: IBEW-NECA Technical Institute (INTECH)
6201 W. 115th Street
Capacity: 40 persons
INSTRUCTOR: John Dimos, Construction Safety Council
Infectious Disease Hazards in Construction is a FREE half-day course designed to raise employee awareness of infectious disease hazards lurking on construction jobsites; oftentimes posing an invisible threat to electricians. This program addresses hidden dangers to a worker’s health and livelihood. There will be discussion of OSHA requirements, as well as best practices and control plans to identify hazards and limit exposure to this serious risk.
Upon successful completion of the course, attendees will be able to:
· Identify common viral/bacterial/fungal diseases and their methods of transmission
· Evaluate a work environment’s potential for harboring an infectious disease
· Employ protective equipment and practices to prevent infection
· Understand OSHA requirements for medical surveillance
This program is complimentary to ECA members, only.