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Oregon OSHA - 350 Winter Street NE Room 430 - Salem, Oregon 97301-3882
For Immediate Release
September 15, 2005
Contact for more Information:
Kevin Weeks, Public Information Officer, 503-947-7428


Medford hosts Southern Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Conference

The Department of Consumer and Business Services, Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA) invites southern Oregon employers ready to improve their workplace safety and health programs to attend the Southern Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Conference, October 19 & 20 at the Smullin Center in Medford.

The conference will provide training on current workplace issues, and how to integrate safety-and-health management into your company's business strategy. People responsible for prevention of injuries and illnesses in the workplace, including safety and health professionals, safety committee members, business owners, managers, supervisors and employees, will benefit from attending the conference workshops.

Conference topics include:

  • Breaking the Chain of Accident Repetition
  • Identity Theft, Drugs in the Workplace and the Impact on Safety
  • Legal and Cultural Issues in the Workplace

Registration fees for the conference are $120 to attend the Wednesday and Thursday sessions. Attend any single day for $80 or a half-day of workshops for $50. All registration fees include lunch for the day in attendance. Exhibitors will also offer demonstrations and introduce their products or services.

Registration materials and workshop descriptions for the conference are 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 Southern Oregon chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers.