Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Conference set for Spokane at month’s end

Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Conference set for Spokane at month’s end

The 65th annual Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Conference will take place on Sept. 28 and 29 at the Spokane Convention Center.

The two-day event is geared toward workers, employers and safety and health professionals and brings together industry experts to deliver a program of cutting-edge education, special events, demonstrations and networking. Registration is ongoing.

Safety trainer and motivational speaker Dale Lesinski will be talking about human nature and how it relates to safety at work, on the first day of the conference.

The 2016 Governor’s Lifesaving Awards will be presented during a luncheon at the conference on Thursday, Sept. 29. The awards, presented by KREM 2 news anchor Laura Papetti, recognize people whose heroic acts helped save a life at work. People can attend the luncheon separately or as part of the conference. The cost of the luncheon is $25. The conference is sponsored by the Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board and the Department of Labor & Industries with support from industry partners.

For more information or to register for the conference, visit www.wagovconf.org.