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Training & Education

AWC Workers' Comp Retro Program

Retro Safety Academy

February 16, 17, March 1, 2 – Federal Way
City Council Chambers
33325 8th Ave South
Federal Way, WA 98003
February 9, 10, 23, 24 – Arlington
City Council Chambers
110 E Third St.
Arlington, WA
March 10, 11, 24, 25 – Pasco
Police Training Center
204 W Clark St.
Pasco, WA 99301
April 14, 15, 28, 29 – Pullman
Pasco City Hall
325 SE Paradise St.
Pullman, WA 99163
May 12, 13, 26, 27 – Olympia
AWC Office
1076 Franklin St. SE
Olympia, WA 98501
September 22, 23, October 13, 14 – Gig Harbor
Gig Harbor City Hall
3510 Grandview St.
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
November 2, 3, 30, December 1 – Wenatchee
Wenatchee City Hall
129 South Chelan
Wenatchee, WA 98801
   

Are you responsible for your jurisdiction’s safety program? Have you experienced an increase in on-the-job injuries? Interested in learning more about ways to keep your workplace safe? If so, AWC’s Retro Program is offering workshops to help you navigate workplace safety issues.

AWC's Retro Safety Academy is a 12-class training course covering workplace safety topics applicable to municipal organizations. Attendees will learn about compliance with state safety standards and best practices for building strong safety cultures in their organizations.

Who should attend

  • Members of the AWC Workers’ Compensation Retro Program
  • City staff responsible for risk management/loss control/safety
  • Safety committee members
  • Human resource, public works employees and supervisors, building inspectors and other field employees

Agenda & schedule

8:30 am Registration
9 am – 12:15 pm Workshops
12:15 – 1:15 pm Lunch (not provided)
1:15 – 2:45 pm Workshop
2:45 – 3 pm Discussion/Questions

 

February 9 – Arlington
February 16 – Federal Way
March 10 – Pasco
April 14 – Pullman
May 12 – Olympia
September 22 – Gig Harbor
November 2 – Wenatchee

Management’s role in safety
How accidents happen
Safety audit & hazard assessment

February 10 – Arlington
February 17 – Federal Way
March 11 – Pasco
April 15 – Pullman
May 13 – Olympia
September 23 – Gig Harbor
November 3 – Wenatchee

Leading safety discussions
Accident investigations
Preparing for DOSH inspections

February 23 – Arlington
March 1 – Federal Way
March 24 – Pasco
April 28 – Pullman
May 26 – Olympia
October 13 – Gig Harbor
November 30 – Wenatchee

Office ergonomics & office safety
Leverage your lift
Safety committees

February 24 – Arlington
March 2 – Federal Way
March 25 – Pasco
April 29 – Pullman
May 27 – Olympia
October 14 – Gig Harbor
December 1 – Wenatchee

Return to Work
Chemical hazard communications & industrial hygiene
Hearing conservation

For a detailed course information for all dates, click here.

Presenter

Bob Meyer, Certified Safety Professional, ergo SAVVY

Registration and fees

Register now for Arlington – February 9, 10, 23, 24!

Register now for Federal Way – February 16, 17, March 1, 2!

Register now for Pasco – March 10, 11, 24, 25!

Register now for Pullman – April 14, 15, 28, 29!

Register now for Olympia – May 12, 13, 26, 27!

Register now for Gig Harbor – September 22, 23, October 13, 14!

Register now for Weantchee – November 2, 3, 30, December 1!

AWC Workers’ Comp Retro Program members registration – Free
Non-Retro members registration – $240

Cancellation policy: A fee of $20 will be charged for cancellations made more than one week prior to the meeting for which you are registered. Cancellations made less than seven days prior to the meeting for which you are registered will require full payment.

Questions?

Workshop information
Ian Payne
ianp@awcnet.org
(360) 753-4137

Registration or cancellation questions and special accommodations
registration@awcnet.org
For TDD users, please use the state’s toll-free relay service, (800) 833-6388, and ask the operator to dial the AWC number.

Retro Safety Coordinator (RSC) Program

Available to Retro program members only

AWC’s Retro Program sponsors the Retro Safety Coordinator program to recognize educational achievement and professional excellence in workplace safety. This program consists of 12 required courses. For more information on the Retro Safety Coordinator Program click here.

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