2013-04-11 / Community

Annual safety conference to feature info

Presentations and workshops available

ESCANABA – The 13th Annual Upper Michigan Safety Conference will be held on April 26, at Bay College in Escanaba. The keynote speaker for this year’s conference is Gary Norland.

Norland will present “Life After 12,500-Volts”, a motivational safety presentation.

In addition to the presentation, four one-hour sessions focusing on high interest and timely safety and workplace health topics will be held. Presentations include: Youth Worker Safety; The Pros and Cons of Behavioral Based Safety Programs; Preventing Serious Injuries and Fatalities; Hand Tool Safety; Powered Industrial Trucks and Seat Belts; Stretching for Wellness; Surviving an Active Intruder/ Shooter; and Safety Incentive Programs. Special features for this year’s conference include a 2-hour fall protection training and demonstration, an outside presentation demonstrating proper chain saw cutting techniques, and the observance of workers Memorial Day.

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, and an exhibitor area featuring safety and workplace health companies. Door prizes will also be drawn at the end of the day.

Early bird registration is $59 and the deadline is April 8. The fee after April 8 is $69. Register four people and the fifth is free.

For a full color digital brochure, go to www.baycollege.edu/mtec or for more information call 906-217- 4224 or 906-217-4106.

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