Occupational Health and Safety

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    Taxonomy Code: JP-6300

    Programs that promote safe and healthy work environments which protect working people from illness and injury and ensure that risks to health and safety in the workplace (such as exposure to toxic chemicals, biological agents, excessive noise or vibration levels, ionizing radiation, mechanical dangers, heat, cold, work-related stress or unsanitary conditions) are identified and assessed, then eliminated or controlled. Activities may include occupational illness and injury surveillance studies; enforcement of laws that establish health and safety standards for the workplace which seek to eliminate or minimize the incidence of employment-related personal illness, injury or death of workers; education programs and consultation services for employers and employees that address overall health and safety issues as well as specific workplace risk factors; and development and implementation of effective on-site workplace health and safety programs which include policies and procedures, instruction and supervision of workers, reporting and investigation of incidents, workplace inspections, and strong management support and worker participation.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    CPR, AED, First Aid and Safety Trainings - HeartSmartOffers specialized courses including: - CPR, AED, and first aid for adults, children, and infants - Safety programs for children ages preschool to eighth grade (e.g., calling 911, car safety, gun safety, babysitting instruction, etc.) - Standard precaution trainingAdams CountyHeartSmartHeartSmart
    Occupational Safety & Health Administration (Denver) - U.S. Department of LaborEnsures the safety and health of America's workers by: - Setting and enforcing standards - Providing training outreach and education - Establishing partnerships - Encouraging continual improvement in workplace safety and healthDenver CountyDenver - U.S. Department of LaborColorado Department of Labor and Employment
    Public Health Services - Custer County Public Health AgencyProvides a variety of public health services to the community, including: - Communicable Disease Prevention - Immunizations for adults and children - County preparation for all hazards and emergencies - Fields complaints on restaurants, landlords, housing, and hotels - Tobacco education, prevention, cessation, and protection from second hand smokeCuster CountyPublic HealthCuster County Public Health Agency

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