Location: online via Zoom
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Dates: Wed & Thur | Dec 15 & 16, 2021
The IOD's Employment Safety Training program provides attendees with critical job-safety tools for teaching those with IDD the skills they need to be safe at work through a train the trainer model. Each training will be held virtually to encourage interactive learning, while ensuring trainees’ safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Areas of focus include:
- Introduction to Workplace Health and Safety
- Looking for Job Hazards
- Making the Job Safer
- Staying Safe in an Emergency at Work
- Your Rights & Responsibilities on the Job
- Speaking Up When There is a Problem
By utilizing the 6-hour Staying Safe at Work curriculum, training will be provided to address the need of specific safety training while at work to supported employment agencies, community vocational rehabilitation programs, high-school transition programs, and other organizations and companies that place individuals with disabilities in jobs or hire workers with disabilities.
Our trainers are available to provide a customized schedule to meet the needs of your organization or group. Please contact Megan Niemaszyk to arrange a time that works best for your team of eight or more.
This training is provided at no cost to participants thanks to the Department of Labor (DOL) Susan Harwood Training Grant.