Safety and health newsletter for the Oregon construction industry

December 19, 2013

 

Construction industry safety summit coming to Bend

Erick Giguere, The Burried Truth Uncovered

Members of Oregon's construction industry are invited to attend the Mid-Oregon Construction Safety Summit (Jan. 27-28, 2014) at the Riverhouse Hotel and Convention Center in Bend. Oregon OSHA is one of several partners hosting the summit.

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, keynote speaker Eric Giguere will share "The Buried Truth Uncovered," his story of a near-death accident of being buried alive while on the job.

The summit, themed "Safety: Get plugged in," features topics specifically designed for the residential and commercial construction workforce. Continuing education credits are pre-approved for the Construction Contractors Board, Building Codes Division (plumbers and electricians), Landscape Contractors Board, water services, and solar PV installers. Conference attendees can choose from the following and other topics:

The registration fee is $75 per person for the Tuesday conference and $40 for the pre-conference workshop on Monday, Jan. 27.

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But remember: the information in this newsletter is intended to highlight safe work practices, but it does not replace Oregon OSHA workplace safety and health rules.

For information about Oregon OSHA services and answers to technical questions, call (503) 378-3272 or toll-free within Oregon, (800) 922-2689.