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Industry Specific OSHA Training Course to Debut at 2007 Worker Safety Conference

Friday, November 17, 2006
 

Washington, D.C. – An all new OSHA, General Industry (10-hour) Course, specific to meat industry applications, will debut at the 2007 Conference on Worker Safety, Health & Human Resources, April 2-4, 2007 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center.

The course was developed by experts from across the industry and from academia. It is the first OSHA General Industry training course to address specific meat and poultry industry exposures and standards. John Wallace, professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present the course. The cost of attending the course is included in conference registration.

OSHA training courses of this type are designed for those in the private sector who need a sound working knowledge of OSHA standards applicable to their worksites. The courses provide students with a broad basis of knowledge in OSHA standards, and the ability to research OSHA data to find information on specific situations/questions. All participants in this program will be issued OSHA cards verifying course completion.

The Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center is the premier hotel choice in downtown Denver, with convenient access to the business and entertainment districts of the Mile High City. Room rates are $164 for a single or double. For the special conference rate, be sure to contact the hotel directly at 303/436-1234 before March 8, 2007 and mention the Worker Safety Conference.

Registration can be completed online or by submitting a registration form. Early Bird Registration – prior to Mar. 8, 2007 – is $625 per person ($565 for three or more registrations from the same company). After Mar. 8, 2007, attendees pay the regular conference rate of $675 per person ($615 for three or more registrations from the same company). Non-member rates are $865 per person.

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For more information contact:
David Ray
Vice President, Public Affairs
202-587-4243
dray@meatinstitute.org
Janet Riley
Sr. Vice President, Public Affairs
202-587-4245
jriley@meatinstitute.org

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