TPM U Webinar Series

TPM U is an educational series provided to TPM members free of charge. For more information or to register for one of these classes, please go to the TPM website’s “Membership” Tab ( or call (509) 535-4646. Registration is limited to 50 computers per webinar.


Heat Stress, Heat Illness and Heat Stroke – Working in Extreme Environments
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 1:30 PM (PDT)

Heat Stress is the effect when the body is incapable of self-regulating its temperature. This webinar will discuss common contributors to heat stress, characteristics and treatment of several heat-related illnesses, and how to prevent heat stress in workers.

Part I: Navigating the Interactions Between Workers’ Compensation and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Friday, September 9, 2022 3:00 PM (PDT)

This webinar will discuss:
Whether a person with an occupational injury has a disability as defined by the ADA;
Disability-related questions and medical examinations relating to occupational injury and workers’ compensation claims
Hiring of persons with a history of occupational injury

Confined Space and Rescue
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 1:30 PM (PDT)

More workplace accidents occur in confined spaces than in any other setting. OSHA defines a confined space as: “Any area that is not designed for continuous occupancy that is large enough for an employee to enter and perform work and there is limited or restricted means for entry and exit.”
Employees operating in confined spaces face risks of injury and death because of possible engulfment, entrapment, oxygen deficiency, oxygen enrichment, and toxic fumes. If any of your employees work in confined spaces, this webinar can help provide the initial and annual safety training that is required by OSHA.

Part II: Navigating the Interactions between Workers’ Compensation and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Friday, October 7, 2022 3:00 PM (PDT)

This webinar will discuss:
Return to work of persons with occupational injury and application of the direct threat standard;
Reasonable accommodation for persons with disability-related occupational injuries;
Light duty issues and Exclusive remedy provisions in workers’ compensation laws.