Oregon OSHA - 350 Winter Street NE Room 430 - Salem, Oregon 97301-3882
|For Immediate Release:
August 9, 2007
|Contact for more Information:
Kevin Weeks, Public Information Officer, 503-947-7428
Redmond hosts workplace safety and health conference
Four workshops presented in Spanish
Central Oregon employers and workers are invited to attend a conference in
September designed to improve their workplace safety culture and reduce injuries.
The Department of Consumer and Business Services, Occupational Safety and
Health Division (Oregon OSHA) invites employers and workers ready to energize
their workplace safety and health programs to attend the Central Oregon Occupational
Safety and Health Conference, Sept. 18-21 at the Eagle Crest Resort near Redmond.
Twenty-six workshops are scheduled during the conference's four days. The
conference will provide training on workplace issues that affect all employers
and how to integrate safety and health management into your company's business
plan. Workshops include:
- Safety Committee Basic Training
- Keeping Your Vehicle Safety Program Between The Lines
- Understanding and Managing the Dynamics of Diversity
An innovation for the 2007 conference will be four workshops presented in
Spanish on Tuesday, Sept. 18:
- Hazard Communication & Material Handling
- Safety Committee Basics
- Forklift Training
- Occupational Health Basics
The registration fee for the conference is $150 to attend all Wednesday,
Thursday and Friday sessions. You can attend any single day for $80 and attend
either a morning or afternoon workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 18 for $35. Exhibition
space will highlight products and services from more than 20 safety and health
vendors and organizations.
More information about the conference is available on the Oregon OSHA Web
site at www.orosha.org/conferences.
You may call the Oregon OSHA conferences section at (503) 378 3272 to get
additional information. The conference is a partnership between Oregon OSHA
and the Central Oregon Safety and Health Association.
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Oregon OSHA, a division of the Department of Consumer & Business Services, enforces the states workplace safety and health rules and works to improve workplace safety and health for all
Oregon workers. For more information, go to www.orosha.org.
The Department of Consumer and Business Services is Oregons largest business regulatory and consumer protection agency. For more information, visit www.dcbs.oregon.gov.