Presentation Title
Amputations last a lifetime, Guard it or lose it.
 
About the Presentation

The Department of Labor will discuss the long-reaching impact that a serious accident and traumatic injury can have on an individual, family, career, etc.  The presenter is the survivor of a traumatic injury (amputee) and will relate first-hand experience on dealing with rehabilitation and recovery, and the ongoing challenges faced in everyday life following a traumatic injury.

 
Presenter
Jeffrey Haffner, Compliance Safety and Health Officer, DOL, OSHA
 
Presenter Biography

Jeffrey Haffner is an amputee who lost his left forearm in an industrial accident in 1982.  After two years of rehabilitation, he was hired by the U.S. Postal Service and was employed by that agency for 25 years, with the last five years there as a Safety Specialist.  He transferred to the U.S. Department of Labor/OSHA as a Compliance Safety and Health Officer (CSHO) in 2009.  He has investigated companies that have reported amputations to the Harrisburg OSHA office. He has also worked with other traumatic injury patients to aid them in adjusting and coping with their injuries.