The American Meat Institute Foundation (AMIF) will host the 1999 Conference on Worker Safety, Health and Human Resources March 15-19, 1999, at the Denver Marriott City Center in Denver, CO.
of a large and diverse workforce, the industry
is constantly faced with challenges posed by
the Occupational Safety and Health
Administration (OSHA) and the Immigration and
Naturalization Service (INS). This is a
conference with a long history of providing
industry professionals responsible for worker
safety and human resources a forum to learn
about the latest developments in managing their
employees and providing for their safety and
The keynote speaker at
this year’s conference will be Bruce S.
Wilkinson, who will speak Monday, March 15.
Wilkinson, a respected management consultant,
has degrees in both safety engineering and
occupational safety and health. He has worked
with a wide variety of food companies providing
training on motivation, management, workplace
culture and controlling compensation costs.
His Address, “Safety and the Human Factor,”
will detail some unique ways of managing and
motivating employees to work safely.
Following the general sessions, industry
experts will conduct a series of concurrent
workshops to discuss such issues as employee
training, ergonomics, accident investigation
processes, process safety management, cultural
issues of a diverse workforce and crisis
management. Each session will be repeated
allowing attendees to design their own
also features a special awards luncheon at
which the AMIF will present the 1998 Safety
Recognition Awards for Achievement in Workplace
Safety. This program is designed and
administered by the National Safety Council and
recognizes those facilities that have
implemented successful worker safety programs.
Building upon the success of
1998, the 1999 Conference on Worker Safety,
Health and Human Resources will kick-off with a
reception the evening of March 14.
Registration for the three day event is $425
for AMI members, $375 per person for groups of
three or more from the same member company and
$625 for non-members. For more information,
contact AMI’s Education and Convention
Services department at 703/841-2400 or visit
AMI’s web site at “www.meatami.org” for
program information and registration forms.
The AMI Foundation is a
nonprofit organization dedicated to research,
education and information 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
AMI Foundation Will Host The 1999 Conference On Worker Safety, Health and Human Resources March 15-19 In Denver, COWednesday, December 23, 1998
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