Washington, DC—Industry legend William (Bill) Geoppinger, retiring chief executive officer of Sara Lee Foods, will headline the Conference on Worker Safety, Health and Human Resources March 23 – 25, 2003, in Denver, CO. Geoppinger will share insights from more than 40 years in the food industry during a keynote address Monday, March 24, 2003.
Also headlining this year’s
conference is Neil Wasser, of Constangy, Brooks
& Smith, who will present his annual review of
the Occupational Safety and Health
Administration and preview the upcoming year.
The conference, sponsored by the American Meat
Institute Foundation (AMIF), continues as the
premier meat and poultry industry occupational
safety conference, now in its 15th consecutive
Geoppinger’s track record on
worker safety and human resource issues at Sara
Lee is legendary and he is well-known for
creating an atmosphere in which people
flourish. Geoppinger will draw from insights
gathered in more than 40 years in the business,
helping to set the direction for the future of
worker safety, health and human resources
Wasser headlines the Tuesday
morning (March 25, 2003) general session with
his annual review and analysis of the
Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
The “2002 OSHA Review and 2003
Expectations” will provide a seasoned look at
key agency activities and directions. Wasser
specializes in occupational safety and health,
equal employment law and wage hour law.
In addition, there will be a special
luncheon Monday, March 24, 2003, highlighting
health care, an issue that presents challenges
to all industries.
The 15th Annual
Conference on Worker Safety, Health and Human
Resources also offers a comprehensive
certificate course on training, 16 unique
one-hour workshops and the 2003 Safety Awards
Banquet where the “best of the best” will
be feted at a special ceremony. The three-day
event is $585 for AMI members, $525 per person
for groups of three or more from the same
Member Company, and $825 for non-members. For
more information, visit the Meetings section of
The AMI Foundation is a
501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to
research, education and information projects
that benefit the meat and poultry industry.
Originally created in 1944, the AMI Foundation
today solicits grants from government, industry
and other organizations to fund a broad range
of food safety, worker safety, nutrition and
consumer information projects.
Industry Legend William Geoppinger Keynotes Conference on Worker Safety, Health and Human Resources March 23 –25, 2003Friday, January 10, 2003
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