OSHA to Offer Workshops, Keynote Remarks at Safety Conference

OSHA recently announced that several of its officials will offer workshops and a keynote address during a safety and health conference taking place Sept. 24-28 at Northern Illinois University in Naperville, Ill.

The 19th annual Chicagoland Safety and Health Conference is intended for employers, employees, and other parties interested in safety, health, environment, and emergency preparedness. The OSHA Training Institute will lead sessions on the agency's Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) and its Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Programs (SHARP). Additionally, OSHA's Columbus, Ohio, Area Director Debra J. Zubaty will provide remarks.

The conference will include more than 45 sessions on safety and health topics related to industrial hygiene, safety in construction, safety in general industry, environmental safety, and safety management.

Event co-sponsors are the American Society of Safety Engineers and several local chapters, and the Chicago section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association. It is being held in association with federal OSHA, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity's On-Site Safety and Health Consultation Program, Northern Illinois University, and the National Safety Education Center.

For information about registration call (815)753-6902. Early registration discounts are available until Aug. 24, 2007.

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