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CommonHealth Stay Well
During Cold and flu season, it's crucial to take measures to protect ourselves and those around us from illness. CommonHealth’s STAY WELL campaign aims to empower employees to combat the spread of infectious diseases at home and at work.

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New DOI Plan
The highly-anticipated new DOI plan is available to review here, along with the annual report template.

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New EEO Poster
The Office of Workforce Engagement’s D&I team has created new Equal Employment Opportunity Posters to reflect our state EEO Complaint Process.

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Upcoming Events and Activities

  • February 2024 Financial Wellness Program

  • Health Benefits: Open Enrollment Coming in May

  • Shop Safety

    Shop Safety is designed to assist employees that work in the shop environment to navigate the inherent hazards found in most workshops.

  • Identifying and Correcting Workplace Hazards

    This course is designed to help participants identify hazards in the workplace and take necessary steps to correct the hazards through the use of tools such as Job Safety Analysis and accident investigation.

  • Laboratory Safety

    Commonwealth of Virginia agencies house a variety of laboratory environments, including educational, product testing, biohazard testing, and research. This class covers OSHA/VOSH requirements for laboratory operations including laboratory safety and chemical hygiene plans. Class discussion will include personal protective equipment, eyewashes and emergency showers, SDSs, evacuation, and use and storage of consumables.

  • Fundamental Electrical Safety: Don't be Shocked!

    Are your employees protected from electrical injury? This course covers common electrical hazards and their effects on the human body. Class discussion will include risks associated with office equipment and a variety of other work environments including facilities management, buildings and grounds, and warehousing. Participants will learn to recognize electrical hazards and avoid associated injuries and will take away a variety of resources including an electrical hazard checklist and a sample lockout/tagout program developed by the Department of Labor and Industry.

  • Basic Safety Officer Course

    This is a Hybrid training course over 6 weeks with both in-person and virtual sessions. The full course schedule is listed below.

  • Basic Safety Officer Course

    The Basic Safety Officer Course (BSOC) is a 40+-hour certification course given through the Office of Workers’ Compensation and developed and presented by Loss Control Innovations (LCI). This course will introduce Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and explain how the OSHA standards work in unison with the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) standards and is designed for entry-level employees who have been assigned safety responsibilities or experienced professionals that would just like a refresher. The course will also cover the most common safety topics frequently found in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) annual top ten most violated OSHA standards, including practical applications in workstation ergonomics and accident investigation. Furthermore, the course will provide practical application sessions for ergonomic assessments and accident investigations. This is a Hybrid training course over 6 weeks with both in-person and virtual sessions.

  • Shop Safety II

    Shop Safety is designed to assist employees that work in the shop environment to navigate the inherent hazards found in most workshops.

  • Letters of Interpretations, So That Is What That Means

    Ever read an OSHA standard only to become more confused than before you read the standard? Most of us have. OSHA has a solution to this confusion. And it is in the form of "Letters of Interpretation.," Anyone who is covered by OSHA standards may submit a letter to OSHA requesting clarification on a given standard. This course will teach the participant where to find, use, and submit questions to OSHA. This course will also cover 29 CFR 1910.6, Incorporated by Reference, and how this standard affects compliance within your agency.

  • OSHA Program Development

    This session is designed to provide an overview of the key components of written programs and policies required by the Virginia OSHA General Industry Standards. Topics include bloodborne pathogen program, confined space entry program, emergency action and fire prevention plans, fire extinguisher program, hazard communication program, hearing conservation program, lockout-tagout program, personal protective equipment and respiratory protection program.

  • Basic Safety Officer Course

    The Basic Safety Officer Course (BSOC) is a 40+-hour certification course given through the Office of Workers’ Compensation and developed and presented by Loss Control Innovations (LCI). This course will introduce Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and explain how the OSHA standards work in unison with the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) standards and is designed for entry-level employees who have been assigned safety responsibilities or experienced professionals that would just like a refresher. The course will also cover the most common safety topics frequently found in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) annual top ten most violated OSHA standards, including practical applications in workstation ergonomics and accident investigation. Furthermore, the course will provide practical application sessions for ergonomic assessments and accident investigations. This is a Hybrid training course over 6 weeks with both in-person and virtual sessions.

  • Safety Tips for Telework

    This presentation will review the typical safety hazards encountered while working from an alternative work location, your home. We will review setting up an ergonomically correct workstation. We will also cover how to determine whether an injury at home is reportable to VOSH /OSHA.

  • Basic Safety Officer Course

    The Basic Safety Officer Course (BSOC) is a 40+-hour certification course given through the Office of Workers’ Compensation and developed and presented by Loss Control Innovations (LCI). This course will introduce Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and explain how the OSHA standards work in unison with the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) standards and is designed for entry-level employees who have been assigned safety responsibilities or experienced professionals that would just like a refresher. The course will also cover the most common safety topics frequently found in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) annual top ten most violated OSHA standards, including practical applications in workstation ergonomics and accident investigation. Furthermore, the course will provide practical application sessions for ergonomic assessments and accident investigations. This is a Hybrid training course over 6 weeks with both in-person and virtual sessions

  • Basic Safety Officer Course

    The Basic Safety Officer Course (BSOC) is a 40+-hour certification course given through the Office of Workers’ Compensation and developed and presented by Loss Control Innovations (LCI). This course will introduce Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and explain how the OSHA standards work in unison with the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) standards and is designed for entry-level employees who have been assigned safety responsibilities or experienced professionals that would just like a refresher. The course will also cover the most common safety topics frequently found in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) annual top ten most violated OSHA standards, including practical applications in workstation ergonomics and accident investigation. Furthermore, the course will provide practical application sessions for ergonomic assessments and accident investigations. This is a Hybrid training course over 6 weeks with both in-person and virtual sessions.

  • Basic Safety Officer Course

    The Basic Safety Officer Course (BSOC) is a 40+-hour certification course given through the Office of Workers’ Compensation and developed and presented by Loss Control Innovations (LCI). This course will introduce Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and explain how the OSHA standards work in unison with the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) standards and is designed for entry-level employees who have been assigned safety responsibilities or experienced professionals that would just like a refresher. The course will also cover the most common safety topics frequently found in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) annual top ten most violated OSHA standards, including practical applications in workstation ergonomics and accident investigation. Furthermore, the course will provide practical application sessions for ergonomic assessments and accident investigations. This is a Hybrid training course over 6 weeks with both in-person and virtual sessions.