The OSHA Training Institute Education Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is the only OSHA authorized OTI Education Center headquartered in Northern California. The institute is commemorating 2020 Women in Construction Week (WIC) on March 1-7, 2020. They are doing this to help raise awareness of both the growing role and expanding opportunities for women in the construction industry. The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is sponsoring WIC Week. They are doing this to advance its mission to both strengthen and amplify the success of women in construction.
“Women in Construction Week provides an opportunity to acknowledge the women who make a significant contribution to the growth and success of the construction industry,” says Cari Elofson-Callahan. Elofson-Callahan is the Assistant Director of the OSHA Training Institute Education Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District. “This annual event also offers a forum to encourage more girls and women to consider a career in construction.”
Thousands of NAWIC members across the US will engage in a variety of community outreach activities. These activities provide information and resources highlighting the opportunities for women in the field of construction. This includes job site tours, membership drives, community service projects and children’s activities. It also includes hands-on workshops, fundraisers, school programs and career days.
For information on how to participate in the 2020 Women in Construction Week, visit them online.
About the OSHA Training Institute Education Center
The OSHA Training Institute Education Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District offers high quality Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) standards-based training for construction, maritime and general industries in Dublin, California, conveniently located in the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as locations throughout California, Nevada and also Hawaii. Programs offered include OSHA safety standards, Outreach Trainer courses, Cal/OSHA standards and customized on-site safety training. For more information, including a complete course schedule, visit the OSHA Training Institute Education Center website. You can also email [email protected] or call (866) 936-OSHA (6742).