Health and Safety Programs for Temporary Workers

February 18, 2022  1:00pm - 5:00pm Pacific Time

Virtual Classroom using Zoom two-way video conferencing technology.

This course is designed to provide a basic overview of the methods for identifying and controlling workplace hazards and to discuss the roles and responsibilities of staffing agencies and host employers with regard to the development of health and safety programs. This session will also include am introduction to some specific tools for addressing reproductive health hazards in workplaces with temporary workers.

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Course learning objectives:

  1. Describe the elements of an effective health and safety program that protects employees placed in secondary workplaces

  2. Describe the roles of the host employer and the staffing agency in protecting temporary workers

  3. Identify key common hazards in workplaces

  4. Identify methods for addressing key hazards

  5. Identify strategies for providing training about health and safety by host employers and staffing agencies and for maintaining communication with temporary employees.


Staffing agency and host employer representatives who may be responsible for employee health and safety or for developing contracts that include language about health and safety responsibilities.

Course Development:

This training program and related materials were developed by Robin Dewey from the Labor Occupational Health Program (LOHP) and the Center for Occupational & Environmental Health at the University of California, Berkeley. Materials were produced under grant #SH-05057-SH8 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.


In the event you cannot attend the course, there are a few options -- you can either cancel your registration, transfer your registration to another course, or transfer your registration to another person. If you choose to cancel, we must receive your cancellation in writing with at least 1 week notice, and a refund will be issued minus a $50 cancellation fee. If you do not cancel and are a no-show for the course, your tuition fee is forfeited. If you choose to transfer your registration, please state the course you are transferring out of, and the course you are transferring into. Transferring to another course is permitted only twice per course registration. If you are unable to attend the course after the second transfer, the above cancellation policy applies.


Virtual course using two-way video conferencing
Online, 98105
United States