REGISTRATION AND AGENDA NOW AVAILABLE!

Iowa-Illinois Safety Council's
62nd Professional Development Conference & Expo
Grand River Center / Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark - Dubuque, Iowa

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Apply now for IISC's Safety Awards!

YOU Have the Ability to Acknowledge YOUR Organization's Excellence in Safety

The Hazard Control Recognition Award, the President's Award, and the Community Enrichment Award applications submission date is NOW OPEN.  The awards applications submission date opened on November 1st and remains open through January 31, 2015.

It is time to take full advantage of YOUR Iowa-Illinois Safety Council MEMBER ONLY Safety Awards Program.  IISC member organizations are provided with an exceptional safety awards program to recognize SAFETY-MINDED organizations and the people responsible for delivering on SAFETY everyday.

The Hazard Control Recognition Award and the President's Award both offer an excellent avenue to encourage employees in their efforts with reducing hazards in the workplace.  In addition, the Community Enrichment Award recognizes one member organization for outstanding efforts within the community in the areas of safety, health, and environmental projects.  All Community Enrichment Award applicants are recognized and one member company will receive the Community Enrichment Award.

For more information on how to apply click here.

REGISTER NOW! CSP Comprehensive Exam Preparation Workshop

April 7-9, 2015 in Des Moines, IA

Instructed by David Langlois - President of Langlois, Weigand & Associates, this three-day course is designed to prepare individuals for the Comprehensive Examination leading to certification as a CSP.  Participants have successfully passed the Fundamentals Examination, or were exempt because of another certification acceptable to the BCSP such as CIH or GSP.  The course covers all three areas of the exam.  The course consists of lectures, sample problems, and discussions on a variety of subjects to prepare the student for the exam.  Pertinent reference materials are also discussed to allow students to focus their studies in specific areas prior to sitting for the exam.

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FREE - Multi-language Traffic Safety Videos

* DISTRACTED DRIVING * IMPAIRED DRIVING / SPEEDING *
* SEATBELTS / CHILD SEATS * 

To assist community stakeholders in educating new Americans about important traffic safety issues, AAA has teamed with ECHO to produce a series of three short videos. These videos address nationally recognized best practices in the areas of distracted driving; impaired driving and speeding; and seatbelt and child safety seat use. Each video is produced in English, Spanish, Somali and Hmong. The professional high-quality videos are available on one DVD for law enforcement, community health agencies and other traffic safety organizations.

For copies of the free DVD, send an email with your name, agency and number of copies needed. Also, please provide a brief description of how the videos will be used and the number of people who will be reached. Send email to: Gail.Weinholzer@mn-ia.aaa.com

To view the videos, visit www.EchoMinnesota.org/AAA

 

IISC's Online Video Streaming - Video Highlight

In this video from our "Don't Be A Dummy" Series, our workplace "dummies" show viewers just how easily accidents can happen. But accidents don't just happen to dummies, they happen to real workers with families, like your employees. This comprehensive orientation program covers sixteen specific training topics essential for new hires while stressing the importance of development of a good safety attitude. Topics include: Lockout/Tagout, Electrical Safety, Power Tools, Warning Signs, Good Housekeeping, Emergency Plans, PPE, and Working Around Machinery.

Don't be a Dummy About Industrial Safety
Item #3373 - 19 minutes 

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Upcoming Classes and Events

January 13, 2015
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Principles of Occupational Safety & Health - Advanced Safety Certificate Course
Location: IISC Office 6200 Aurora Ave Suite 604W Urbandale, IA
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January 21, 2015
8:00 am - 12:20 pm
Defensive Driving 4 Hour Course
Location: IISC Office 6200 Aurora Ave Suite 604W Urbandale, IA
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January 27, 2015
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Powered Industrial Truck & Train-the-Trainer
Location: IISC Office 6200 Aurora Ave Suite 604W Urbandale, IA
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January 27, 2015
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Crane and Hoist Safety & Train-the-Trainer
Location: IISC Office 6200 Aurora Ave Suite 604W Urbandale, IA
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January 28, 2015
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Recordkeeping
Location: IISC Office 6200 Aurora Ave Suite 604W Urbandale, IA
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January 28, 2015
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Accident/Incident Investigation and Train-the-Trainer
Location: IISC Office 6200 Aurora Ave Suite 604W Urbandale, IA
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