Employers are responsible for providing their workers with training on specific occupational hazards, as required by OSHA. Every year the Metro DC Hispanic Association provides OSHA 30-Hour Trainings to our members, their supervisors and workers to reduce the risk of workplace hazards and create a safer workplace. This OSHA-authorized safety training is 100% in Spanish and includes prevention of possible worksite hazards, understanding workers' rights, employer responsibilities, the process for filing a complaint, and more.
The Construction industry is Booming in the Greater Washington DC region with cranes in the sky, footers in the ground and truckloads of materials navigating the bustling and busy streets. However, despite the tremendous development, many construction-related companies have expressed concern about the challenge of finding qualified bi-lingual professionals to fill the myriad of jobs available.
For the first time in its long and fabled history, the Carlos Rosario International Charter School (CRICS) is presenting a series of workshops, seminars and trainings related to construction. In collaboration with DC Metro Hispanic Contractors Association (MDCHCA), Turner Construction and the Latino Safety Professionals Association (LSP), DC's nationally acclaimed Adult Education Center with a large minority and Hispanic student population has agreed to host the following programs: