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Regional Safety Conference Addresses Hispanic Safety, Injury Prevention

Posted in on Tue, Apr 4, 2006

BIRMINGHAM, AL (April 4, 2006)

What: Addressing top workforce issues from Hispanic safety training to emergency preparedness, the American Society Safety Engineers (ASSE) Region IV is hosting the 2006 Safety and Health Conference to provide ASSE members and the professional safety community with educational sessions on leading occupational safety and health practices, strategies and regulatory issues. Region IV consists of 25 chapters throughout Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

When: April 20-21, 2006
8 AM-5 PM

Where: Birmingham Marriott in Birmingham, AL ( adjacent to Interstate 459 & Highway 280)
3590 Grandview Parkway 205-968-3775

Why: The ASSE Region IV conference will provide occupational safety, health and environmental professionals with sessions on excavation and trenching safety, fall protection, regulatory compliance, ergonomics, risk assessment techniques, leadership skills, future of the profession, fleet safety, emergency preparedness, chemical safety and much more. The conferee also includes an exhibition featuring the latest products and services in increasing workplace safety.

To register for the conference or contact Jim Barratt, ASSE Area Director, at 407-905-5010 ext 236, or Ronald Ross, ASSE Region IV Vice President, at 228-938-4543.

Formed in 1911, the Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE is the oldest and largest professional safety organization and is committed to protecting people, property and the environment. Its 30,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all industries, government, labor and education. For more information check ASSE’s website at .

Note: Media are welcome to attend. Please contact Michael Belcher, ASSE Area Director at 770-937-7379, .

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