One of the largest safety and health conferences in the nation will be held in Spokane, WA at the end of the month.
The 65th annual Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Conference takes place on Sept. 28 and 29 at the Spokane Convention Center. Registration is open now.
The event is geared toward workers, employers and safety and health professionals. It brings together industry experts to deliver a program of cutting-edge education, special events, demonstrations and networking.
The two-day conference kicks off with safety trainer and motivational speaker Dale Lesinski talking about human nature and how it relates to safety at work.
Featured conference events and activities include:
- Two days of 70-plus industry workshops
- An exhibition hall with displays of the latest products and services to improve your safety, health and wellness programs
- The annual Forklift Rodeo
- Pre-conference OSHA 10 General Industry Safety and Health Training
- Pre-conference Bakken Oil Transport Emerging Risks Awareness Training
The 2016 Governor’s Lifesaving Awards will be presented during a luncheon at the conference on Thursday, Sept. 29. The awards, presented by KREM 2 news anchor Laura Papetti, recognize people whose heroic acts saved a life at work. People can attend the luncheon separately or as part of the conference. The luncheon costs $25.
A $200 advance registration fee covers the two-day conference, with special discounts for groups of five or more. Students and registered apprentices pay only $50. A box lunch is included on the 28th.
The Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board and the Department of Labor & Industries sponsor the conference with support from industry partners.