The General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen, 20 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036
Presented by the IATSE Training Trust Fund
This class will address the need for members to be able to identify or question hazardous conditions on the work site in an appropriate manner so that work can proceed safely. Participants will survey the laws that apply to shops, locations and work sites. Participants will also discuss characteristics of substances that workers are exposed to, how they enter the body and the degrees to which these toxins have an effect, how to identify them, avoid them, and how to deal with them. There will be a test for the Certificate at completion of class.
Monona Rossol is a chemist, artist, and industrial hygienist. She was born into a theatrical family and worked as a professional entertainer from age 3 to 17. She enrolled in the University of Wisconsin where she earned: a BS in Chemistry with a minor in Math, an MS majoring in Ceramics and Sculpture, and an MFA with majors in Ceramics and Glassblowing and a minor in Music. Monona is President/founder of Arts, Crafts and Theater Safety, Inc., a not‑for‑profit dedicated to providing health and safety services to the arts. She lectures and consults in the US, Canada, Australia, England and Mexico, and has written nine books.
Ergonomics for Scenic Artists will be presented by Arlette Loeser is the Director of Ergonomics, Injury Prevention, and Accommodation at Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health. Sign up for one or both sessions!
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