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The Worker Institute brings together researchers, educators and students with practitioners in labor, business and policymaking to address issues related to confronting systemic inequality and building a fair economy, robust democracy and just society. We will share opinion, analysis, research, data, insights and training from our faculty and staff.

Free Webinar: Job Hazard Analysis with Considerations and Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities

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The Worker Institute presents:Free Workplace Health and Safety Virtual Series

Next webinar: Friday, April 8th, 2022, 11 AM - 12 PM
Learn from and ask your questions to a certified industrial hygienist, biologist and chemist and expert on occupational health and safety.

The pandemic caused an awakening in the world of work and in U.S. workplaces. As workers juggle the stresses and anxieties of returning to work and grapple with the realizations and changes of the past two years, the Worker Institute is offering a free webinar series on these and other workplace health and safety issues.

Join us on Friday, April 8th, 2022 to learn about Job Hazard Analysis with Considerations and Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities.
 
 
Job Hazard Analysis with Considerations and Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities
Friday, April 8th, 2022
11 AM - 12 PM EST

Key Takeaways

  • Analysis tool at the level of the individual job or task
  • Ground rules that help to smooth the path to apply job hazards analysis in your workplace
  • Breaking down a job into its steps and exploring and evaluating the hazards of each step
  • Necessary considerations from the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Hazard categories and examples of who may be at greater risk and potential accommodations
  • Criteria under the ADA for determining “significant risk of substantial harm”

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