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Friday Webinar - September 4, 2020 - Safety & Health for Land Surveyors in the Work Place
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Friday Webinar Series Join us on a Friday of every month as we present lectures on a variety of business, project management and surveying subjects. All from the convenience of your office! You can participate by conference call, by computer-based webinar, or both! And some courses have been approved for NY CE credit!

When: September 4, 2020
From 8:30am until 9:30am EST
Where: Online Webinar
United States
Presenter: Robert Francis
Contact: NYSAPLS Office

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in the First Friday Lecture Series
Friday, September 4, 2020 at 8:30am
Featuring: Robert Francis

Safety & Health for Land Surveyors in the Work Place

1.0 NY LS/PE CE Hour

This course will cover mandatory OSHA's regulations designed for Land Surveyors as well as the COVID-19 injury/illness record-keeping requirements. Personal protective equipment, chemical hazard communication and construction site safety will be discussed as well as why developing and implementing a Health & Safety Plan (HASP) is beneficial to a surveyor's business. Attendees will have the opportunity throughout the session to ask questions to further their understanding of the safety regulations, the need for and benefits of, these requirements.


Seminar Goals and Objectives

  1. List the COVID-19 record-keeping requirements.
  2. Identify the safety & health regulations that apply to Land Surveyors.
  3. Follow all OSHA training requirements for field staff.

About our Speakers

Robert Francis is the Program Manger 1 for the On-Site Consultation Program with the NYS Department of Labor. With over 30 years in safety, he has accumulated over 1000 hours of specialized safety and health training at the OSHA Training Institute in Chicago, Illinois. Bob currently heads up a staff of Industrial Hygienists and Safety Consultants in 28 counties covering all of Eastern NY. In addition, he oversees New York State's Mine Safety Training Unit, which provides the mandatory 8 hr. MSHA refresher course for surface mining operations mine contractors.  He continues to perform webinar and in person safety trainings for both general industry and construction.


Prior to being Supervisor for the Consultation Unit, Bob worked for the NYS Department of Labor in the Asbestos Control Unit, Public Employee Safety & Health Unit as a catastrophe and fatality investigator as well as a Discrimination Officer, NYS Department of Labor Industry Inspection Unit, Regional Safety Director for three paper mills, and started his safety career with Bendix Corp., Friction Materials Division, in Green Island, NY.


Registration Fees: $49 members, $60 non-members 

Two-step registration process:

1. Register on NYSAPLS website.

2. Follow the link provided on your confirmation to complete the second registration step. You will be directed to the website to enter your name and email to complete your registration. THIS STEP IS MANDATORY TO COMPLETE YOUR REGISTRATION - DO NOT SKIP IT

After both steps are completed, registrants will receive an email confirmation that includes a unique web-link for the webinar. This web-link cannot be shared as it is unique to the individual registrant. But you can place the webinar on speaker phone so that staff in your office can participate in the program.

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