OSHA Compliance Masterclass with Special Guest Former Assistant Area Director of OSHA Tampa office, Keven Yarbrough

Where: 661 Beville Rd Suite 206, South Daytona, FL 32119

When: June 4-6, 2019

Time: 9:00-4:00 pm

CEUs provide: 2.1 CEUs

Limited Event Size: 20 seats ONLY

Cost: $1,500 Non-Members of Sunshine Safety Council $1,250 Members of Sunshine Safety Council

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Course Description:

Small and medium sized business owners have a daunting responsibility of learning compliance guidelines from agencies like the EPA, state, local, and federal OSHA. If you have workers, then you have a federal requirement to protect them from injury and illness. There are real consequences to not following the OSHA regulations including fines that are public records. Safety and Health regulations are only a minimum component for an organization to protect workers.

The corporate safety and health coordinator is entrusted in making sure that the workers are compliant with safety and health regulations and keeping workers safe. This seminar will help the compliance officer and corporate executive get a comprehensive view of OSHA compliance to keep business on the right side of safety laws. Additionally, Mr. Yarbrough will give a detailed understanding of how OSHA regulates each industry.

This Masterclass is a working 3-day event that will include using laptops in the many working sessions to create systems for the attendee to use immediately in their safety and health program. Additionally, individual situations will be evaluated to give insight on the nature of solving your particular pain points.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations for small and medium businesses
  • Determine how to locate the North American Industry Classification code
  • Learn the significance of understanding the most frequently cited standard for your industry
  • Discover the resources available for regulatory compliance
  • Explore the anatomy of an OSHA citation
  • Obtain the knowledge of how to find OSHA regulations that pertain to your industry
  • Learn to forecast upcoming regulations
  • Explore data and statistics related to injury and illness records
  • Learn about OSHA enforcement for industries
  • Explain how to survive an OSHA audit
  • Understand OSHA Recordkeeping


This 3 day event is not the regular format of lecturing and videos. The attendees will have a variety of hands on workshops to learn how to think as OSHA thinks. The benefits for attending this event are as follows, but not limited to:
  • Speak directly to a former OSHA area director
  • Get answers to your specific safety and health questions
  • Understand how to decode the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
  • Limited class to get individual attention

Who should attend:

  • Corporate Executives
  • EHS professionals
  • Risk Management
  • Insurance Company Representatives
  • Safety Officers
  • Operations Managers
  • Human Resource Directors
  • Frontline Supervisors

  Keven L. Yarbrough

Assistant Area Director

U.S. Department of Labor

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Mr. Yarbrough was previously The Assistant Area Director in the Tampa Area Office of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA.  In addition to his supervisory duties, Mr. Yarbrough provided advice and guidance to the general public to promote voluntary compliance with OSHA’s safety and health standards.

Keven Yarbrough is presently the owner and President of Yarbrough Safety Solutions Inc. Mr. Yarbrough prides himself in his ability to guide employers through the maze of OSHA regulations.  Yarbrough Safety Solutions is a full service safety consulting company providing safety training, safety audits, safety program review, on site assistance during OSHA inspections and Assist employers seeking relief at Informal conferences following an inspection.

Mr. Yarbrough began his employment with the U.S Department of Labor in 1990 as an OSHA Field Compliance Officer conducting inspections of industries such as but not limited to, Construction, General Industry and Manufacturing and in the Maritime and Shipbuilding Trades.  Prior to OSHA, Mr. Yarbrough was employed as the Occupational Safety and Health Specialist and Radiological Protection Officer for the U.S. Department of Army at Seneca Army Depot, Geneva NY, prior to that Mr. Yarbrough served as the Construction and Economic Development Coordinator for the City of Asbury Park, New Jersey.

Mr. Yarbrough holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Education from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and a Honorary Doctorate of humane Letters from Everest University.  Mr. Yarborough is also a graduate of the United States Army Material Command Safety Center where he specialized in Ammunition and Explosive Safety.  He is also a graduate from the Command and General Staff College of the Army.  Mr. Yarbrough is a Reserve Deputy Sheriff with the Hillsborough County Sheriffs’ Office.

Sheldon Primus is a Certified Occupational Safety Specialist with a Master of Public Administration (MPA) with a concentration in Environmental Policy. He has been in the environmental and occupational safety field since 1994. Additionally, he is a trainer for the Certificate for Occupational Safety Managers (COSM) and Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS) programs of the Alliance Safety Council-Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is the author of “7 Steps to Starting A Profitable Safety Consulting Business”.

Sheldon is an authorized OSHA General Industry and Construction trainer for the 10 and 30-hour Outreach program. He was an adjunct instructor at Florida State College at Jacksonville OSHA Training Institute Education Center (OTIEC) for teaching all of the OSHA numbered General Industry and Construction courses.

Mr. Primus is a guest columnist for the online publications of Treatment Plant Operator (TPO) and WaterOnline. Additionally, he conducts OSHA compliance webinars for:

  • Audio Solutionz
  • Online Compliance Panel
  • Compliance Online
  • Compliance World
  • Compliance4All
  • Compliance Key

Sheldon is a construction and general industry Subject Matter Expert (SME) course developer and course reviewer for:

  • Health and Safety Institute (HSI)
  • Red Vector
  • 360 Training

Mr. Primus served as part of the Water Environmental Federation (WEF) Water Sector Safety Committee and the US Department of Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) taskforce on All Hazards Communication training for the Water and Wastewater Sector.  Sheldon was also the President of the South Florida Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) for the 2017-2018 term.

Sheldon has spoken on safety and health topics for a variety of organizations including, but not limited to:

  • American Society of Safety Professionals Safety 2018
  • American Society of Safety Professionals Leadership 2016
  • VPPPA Annual Convention 2017
  • Louisiana Governors Safety Conference 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Florida Water Resource Conference 2015, 2016
  • Florida Pest Management Association Conference 2015
  • Safety Council of the Palm Beaches
  • Sunshine Safety Council

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No refunds for cancellations received the day of class or for no-shows.

Participant cancellations made 2 business days or more prior to the class date and time can transfer to the next offering or receive a refund less 10% of the course fee.

 For cancellations received less than 2 business days of the class date and time, only substitution of personnel will be allowed, no refunds available.