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>Workshop – Managing Risk in Your Library

>Date: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007
Time: 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Place: Bethlehem Public Library
Cost: $85 for NYLA members, $125 for nonmembers

Managing Risk is an important role that every member of your library team can be part of.
This full day workshop will cover the follwing areas in depth:

  • General Safety – Will provide an overview of safety on the job and the impact it has on employees as well as the employer.
  • Violence in the Workplace – Gain an understanding of violence in the workplace, whether as the result of internal of external froces and its effects on safety and health; as well as ways to prevent and reduce violence in the workplace.
  • Proper Lifting Techniques – understanding body mechanics as it relates to lifting; understanding the stresses placed on the back when lifting incorrectly; learning how to avoid injury by using proper lifting techniques.
  • Workers’ Compensation – Learn why the system was established; when and when not to file a claim; what is and is not a ‘Workers’ Comp’ incident; and the impact of the recently enacted Workers’ Compensation Reform Legislation on both employee and the employer.

Presenters: Speakers will be representatives from the NY State Insurance Fund as well as the 497 New York State Public Entities Safety Group.

Full workshp details and registrations forms are available on the NYLA website. The registration deadline is two weeks before the workshop date.

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