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SAJ to host Occupational Health and Safety Training workshop in September

Published:Tuesday | August 30, 2022 | 12:08 AM

The Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) will host a two-day occupational health and safety training course beginning Tuesday, September 27.

The Elementary Industrial Safety course is facilitated and certified by the Caribbean Maritime University, which previously partnered with the SAJ to deliver a highly successful hazardous materials course in February.

Supporting its mission to provide training opportunities for the industry, the virtual workshop will run approximately 11 hours and focus on elementary industrial training. It is designed to equip participants with safety skills required to work on an industrial site and create awareness for recognising and preventing hazards on a work site.

The course content includes hazard communication; labels and material safety data sheets; using and choosing personal protective equipment; introduction to hazardous waste operations; record keeping and reporting; ergonomics; hazards of combustible liquids; and compressed and workers’ responsibility, among others.

Interested persons are asked to contact the SAJ at to register or to receive additional information.