January 29, 2019 

To:       Presidents, Recording Secretaries, and Unit Chairpersons in Region 2B, UAW 


The 2019 UAW Health & Safety Institute will be held at the Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center, Sunday, March 24 through Friday, March 29, 2019. 

This Health and Safety Institute will provide education and updates on topics needed by Health & Safety representatives, Health & Safety committee members and local union representatives to address industrial hygiene, ergonomics and health and safety issues at their locations. Curriculum this year will once again include courses offered through the OSHA Training Institute Education Center (OTIEC). Credits earned taking these courses can be applied toward the Health and Safety “Specialist” and “Professional” credentials issued by the Great Lakes OTIEC. Some of the courses that will be offered this year include multiple Ergonomic Classes, Metal Working Fluids, Ventilation, Electrical Safety, Cranes and Rigging, Industrial Emergency Response and more. Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) will also be issued for those maintaining professional credentials.

Please click on the link below for the complete call letter with online link for registration.