Governor's Industrial S&H Conference Set for Sept. 28-29

The annual forklift rodeo is a highlight of the event being held in Spokane. The 2016 Governor's Lifesaving Awards will be presented during a luncheon at the conference Sept. 29.

Described as one of the largest safety and health conferences in the nation, the 65th annual Governor's Industrial Safety and Health Conference will take place on Sept. 28-29 at the Spokane Convention Center in Spokane, Wash. It's for workers, employers, and safety and health professionals and will kick off with safety trainer and motivational speaker Dale Lesinski discussing human nature and how it relates to safety at work.

The event features more than 70 industry workshops, an expo, the annual forklift rodeo, and pre-conference OSHA 10 general industry safety and health training and pre-conference Bakken oil transport emerging risks awareness training, according to the state Department of Labor & Industries, which sponsors the event along with the Governor's Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board and industry partners.

The 2016 Governor's Lifesaving Awards will be presented during a luncheon at the conference Sept. 29. The awards, presented by KREM 2 news anchor Laura Papetti, recognize people whose heroic acts saved a life at work.

For more information or to register, visit www.wagovconf.org, call 360-902-5415, or email info@wagovconf.org.

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