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Werner Announces 500 Nationwide Safety Training Sessions

Werner to train up to 65,000 trade and construction pros nationwide

Werner, the world leader in ladders and manufacturer of climbing products and fall protection equipment, with an unwavering commitment to worker safety, will once again partner with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) on the annual National Safety Stand-Down Initiative. Supporting site and safety leaders, these training events help raise awareness about fall hazards to help keep professionals’ safe on the work site. These events are critical to safeguard construction and trade professionals and Werner is committed to offering the knowledge, resources and tools to ensure professionals arrive home safely every day.

During the OSHA National Safety Stand-Down event, scheduled from May 6-10, 2024, workplaces are encouraged to proactively talk about the importance of safety and best practices to keep employees safe. Recognizing the need for jobsite flexibility, Werner provides focused Stand-Down training throughout the month of May and additional educational safety training and resources available year-round to allow access when needed.

With a total of 500 safety events scheduled nationwide, the Werner National Jobsite, Safety and Security (JSS) team will be traveling the U.S. to lead training sessions. In addition to the on-site trainings, Werner is offering access to free webinars and training content online.

  • Training Events: Werner will host on-site training events focused on fall protection, ladder safety and general jobsite safety best practices. End-users who participate in the Werner Safety Stand Down jobsite trainings will receive a certificate of completion for proof of training;
  • Webinars: Werner safety and technical experts will offer free training webinars focused on fall protection basics and safety tips, for both English and Spanish speakers. These educational, on-demand webinars are designed for industry professionals, including end-users, general contractors and safety directors. For those who are not able to participate in real-time, these recorded webinars will be accessible for free on the Werner Safety Page.
  • Friday, May 3: The ABC’s of Fall Protection, offered for English speaking users; hosted by Chad Lingerfelt, National Jobsite Safety and Security Director;
  • Friday, May 3: The ABC’s of Fall Protection, offered for Spanish speaking users; hosted by Angel Jimenez, National Jobsite Safety and Security Manager; and
  • Wednesday, May 15: Rescue Basics of Fall Protection, hosted by Kevin Denis, Technical Services.

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