On June 12 and 13 the Ohio Valley Regional Section will sponsor a Professional Development Workshop: Safety Training for Theatre Artists and Technicians. This training event will be held on the campus of Otterbein College in Westville, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus. Sessions will be held in Roush Hall Room 114. Thursday's sessions begin at 1 p.m. and Friday's session ends at 5 p.m. Fees for the professional development workshop are $75 for Ohio-Valley members and $100 for non-members.
USITT member and OSHA-Authorized trainer David Glowacki will lead the two-day event. Participants who attend the full 10-hours of the training will receive a Certificate of Completion. The sessions are geared to theatre artists and technicians in the Ohio Valley region. Applications will be available on the section's website, http://www.usittohiovalley.org/.
The OSHA 10-hour General Industry Outreach Training program is intended to provide a variety of training on General Industry safety and health, and is appropriate for both entry-level and experienced members of the workforce. Topics covered will include: Introduction to OSHA, Walking and Working Surfaces, Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans, Fire Protection, Electrical Safety, Personal Protective Equipment, Hazard Communication, Fall Protection, Blood-borne Pathogens, and an Introduction to Industrial Hygiene.