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Worker Safety Conference to Include OSHA Review

Thursday, March 25, 2004
 

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2004 -- Neil Wasser, J.D. is confirmed to present his annual review and analysis of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration policies and priorities at the American Meat Institute Foundation's (AMIF) annual Worker Safety, Health & Human Resources Conference.

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear Wasser's presentation, titled, "2003 OSHA Review and 2004 Expectations." In this General Session, he will provide a seasoned look at key agency activities and directions.

Wasser is a member of the law firm Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLC, which specializes in employment and labor law. Wasser focuses his practice in the areas of OSHA law and employee relations counseling and is a highly sought after public speaker for his expertise.

The 2004 Worker Safety, Health & Human Resources Conference continues as the premier meat and poultry industry, occupational safety conference and this year offers yet even more valuable educational opportunities for those involved in worker safety, training, plant management, hiring and managing employees. Conference highlights include sessions focused on:

· Leadership development: workshops designed to inspire leadership in companies across all segments of the industry;
· Health and wellness: programs that can cut costs and increase productivity through effective programming;
· Worker safety: sessions focused on ergonomics, written safety procedures, electrical safety and PSM for ammonia refrigeration.

To be held April 18 to 20, at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix at Civic Plaza in Phoenix, the 16th annual conference, Worker Safety, Health and Human Resources, is a three-day event. Costs are: $585 per person for AMI members, $525 for groups of three or more from the same Member Company and $825 for non-members.
For more information or to register, visit the Meetings section of http://www.meatinstitute.org or contact Anne Nuttal, AMI Director of Convention and Member Services, at 703/841-3630 or via email at anuttall@meatinstitute.org.

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.


For more information contact:
Janet Riley
Senior Vice President
703-841-3635
jriley@meatinstitute.org
Brent Tjarks
Coordinator, Public Affairs
703-841-3626
btjarks@meatinstitute.org

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