Did you know that a safe and healthy workplace not only protects employees from injury and illness, but can lower costs, reduce absenteeism, boost morale and increase productivity and quality? How can your small business stay safe? OSHA can help! The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) assures safe and healthful working conditions for U.S. working men and women. OSHA does this through setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance. This webinar presented by Timothy Irving, the Assistant Regional Administrator for Cooperative & State Programs at OSHA, will provide an overview of OSHA, employer requirements and critical resources for small businesses. In this session, participants will learn: What is OSHA? OSHA requirements for small businesses OSHA’s no-cost, confidential On-Site Consultation Program How to show your commitment to safety and reduce costs Presented by Timothy S. Irving, ARM, CHST, CSP Tim Irving works with OSHA’s Region I in Boston, covering Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. Previously, Tim worked as a Compliance Assistance Specialist and a Compliance Safety and Health Officer on the construction strategic team in the Boston South Area Office. Tim holds both journeyman and master electrician licenses, has his degree in management from the University of Massachusetts, and has earned professional designations in risk management, construction safety and is a Certified Safety Professional. Prior to his career with OSHA, Tim owned an electrical contracting business in Boston and utilized the services of SCORE when developing and implementing his business plan.