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University of Iowa News Release

Aug. 8, 2003

UI Hosts OSHA Seminar For Small Businesses

The University of Iowa Small Business Development Center and Small Business Compliance Alliance will present a seminar titled "OHSA's Knocking, Are You Ready?" Monday, Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Iowa City.

This half-day seminar is suitable for all businesses with more than one employee. The goal of the seminar is to help employers understand the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and how health and safety regulations may affect their businesses.

Topics will range from federal and state OSHA regulations, types of inspections and violations, penalties, record keeping, written programs and the top OSHA cited violations.

The class will be held in the MidAmerican Energy Colloquium, W401 Pappajohn Business Building on the corner of Jefferson and Clinton Streets in Iowa City. The fee is $35 per business. This seminar is non-regulatory and confidential.

For further information or to register for the seminar, contact Paula McMartin 319-335-3742 or paula-mcmartin@uiowa.edu

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Arts Center Relations, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 351, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

CONTACTS: Media: George McCrory, 319-384-0012, george-mccrory@uiowa.edu Program: Paula McMartin 319-335-3742 or paula-mcmartin@uiowa.edu. Writer: Christina Preiss