Welcome To The Blue Ridge Safety Association
The Blue Ridge Safety Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the safety and health of people in central and western Virginia, through education and training. The Blue Ridge Safety Association partners with area Safety Networks.
Training programs, seminars and on-site visits by the area Safety Networks provide a wide range of educational and training opportunities for businesses and industries. Most of these programs are offered either free or at a very low cost to cover meals and expenses. Training courses can be tailored to an individual site's needs and conducted on site. For example, your fork truck training program could be conducted by qualified individuals at your site, on your equipment at a minimal cost.
Associated with James Madison University for professional instruction and accreditation of training courses and seminars.
2018 SAFETY CONFERENCE SURVEY
Let us know which topic or topics you wish to see covered at the 2018 Safety Conference.
- DOT Hazardous Materials Training for Fork Truck Drivers and Hazmat Paperwork May 12, 2017
- Leadership is a Key Component to Organizational Safety May 5, 2017
- Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Sudden Retirement: A Lesson on the Value of Workplace Safety May 3, 2017
- Which “Hierarchy” Really Matters? Where Does Safety Really Fit? April 14, 2017
- THIS IS NOT A DRILL!! Upcoming Safety Smarts!! April 12, 2017
Probably one of the more frequently missed trainings not given by an employer to his employees is the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Hazardous Materials Training. This is the training for the people (fork... Read More
Over the years there have been countless resources, attention and time put in by government agencies and safety professionals alike to achieve the goal of zero harm, zero injuries. The costs of incidents... Read More
BY TRAVIS VANCE (Read Travis's article directly by clicking here.) Dale Earnhardt, Jr. shocked the racing world last week when he abruptly announced his retirement from NASCAR at the end of the 2017... Read More
According to Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, safety is second only to our individual physiological needs; such as air, food, and water. OSHA often references a Hierarchy of Controls when discussing the elimination... Read More