Taking Action for Safety and Health: A Training for Staffing Agencies and Employers That Use Temporary Workers

December 10, 2019


This training is designed for staffing agencies and host employers in Washington State to learn how to develop and implement an effective Accident Prevention Program (APP) as it relates to dual employer situations.

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▶Why are temporary workers at an increased risk of work-related injuries?

▶What are your responsibilities under OSHA regulations?

▶Does the host company or staffing agency enter the injury on the OSHA 300 log?

A University of California Berkeley trainer will address these questions and offer strategic solutions to these issues. A DOSH representative from the Department of Labor & Industries will describe the expectations for staffing agencies and host employers with regard to protecting temporary workers. Examples of best practices for meeting DOSH requirements and preventing injuries and illnesses in dual employer situations will be discussed.

Representatives of the Washington Network of the American Staffing Association and the Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety at the University of Washington will also be available to answer questions about resources in Washington state.