Pulp, paper workers plan winter safety conference
Portland - The 11th Annual Western Pulp and Paper Workers Safety and
Health Conference, at the Double Tree-Jantzen Beach in Portland, December
4-7, will feature classes to help employers manage safety and health programs
and reduce operating costs.
The four-day conference, intended for managers, employees, safety committee
members, and safety professionals in paper manufacturing, converting,
chemical manufacturing and supply, and related industries, will also supply
OSHA-required training classes. Participants are expected from the western
states and from throughout the U.S. and Canada.
The conference is a joint effort of Oregon OSHA and the Oregon/Idaho Pulp
and Paper Workers Council of the Association of Western Pulp and Paper
Workers (AWPPW) in cooperation with Paper, Allied-Industrial, Chemical
& Energy Workers International Union (PACE); Center for Research on
Occupational and Environmental Toxicology (CROET); Labor Education and
Research Center (LERC); International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
(IBEW); Washington Safety Council of AWPPW; and WISHA (Washington Industrial
Safety and Health Act).
For more information about the conference, call Oregon OSHA's Conference
Section, (503) 378-3272 (V/TTY) or (888) 292-5247, option 1; send e-mail
or visit the Conferences Web page at www.orosha.org.