Conference features workplace safety and health
(Portland) The largest safety and health conference
in the Northwest, the 2001 Oregon Governor's Occupational
Safety and Health (GOSH) Conference, will be March 5-8,
at the Convention Center in Portland.
The conference offers 43 professional development workshops,
68 training sessions, and an awards luncheon where Oregon
employers and employees will be recognized for their outstanding
contributions to occupational safety and health. More than
200 companies will feature the latest technology in equipment,
demonstrate their products, and introduce their services
The conference keynote address, "Lessons Learned from
the Challenger," will be delivered by Col. Mike Mullane,
"Whether you're here for the full conference or carefully
choose a few classes, your time will be well spent,"
said OR-OSHA administrator Peter De Luca. "The philosophy
of this conference is in keeping with one of Oregon OSHA's
strategic goals to help Oregon businesses become
self-sufficient in workplace safety and health."
The conference is a joint effort of the Columbia-Willamette
Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers and
the Department of Consumer and Business Services Oregon
Occupational Safety and Health Division.
For registration information , call (503) 378-3272 (V/TTY)
or (888) 292-5247, option 1. Fax requests to (503) 947-7462,
send e-mail to Oregon.GOSH2001@state.or.us,
or visit our Web site, http://