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The 2020 Governor’s Industrial Safety & Health Conference Will Be Online September 21-25

The 69th Annual Governor’s Industrial Safety & Health Conference will take place online September 21-25, due to COVID-19. The conference offers training and education on the latest tools, technologies, and strategies to improve workplace safety and health. The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries and the Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board (GISHAB) sponsor the conference.

This year’s virtual event will feature 25 cutting-edge sessions presented by safety and health experts from many fields. Many sessions will present the latest information on COVID-19 and how companies are managing their workplaces under the pandemic. Session recordings will also be available on demand for 30 days. The conference’s keynote speaker will be top mind wellness and burnout expert, Jessica Rector, whose career highlights have included hosting a TV talk show and winning a #1 sales performer award at a Fortune 100 company. Jessica’s presentation will cover managing workforce burnout and stress. Optional pre-conference training classes on September 21 will offer in-depth opportunities to learn about climate change and worker health and the telecommunications competent person-rule. Don’t miss out!

Event details and online registration are available on the conference website. Online pre-registration is $225 per person for the general conference. A $50 discount rate is available for students and apprentices. Register early because rates increase on September 22.


A Day With the Winners

Join WTA on Facebook on Friday, October 2nd at 9:00am to watch our Day With the Winners Safety Awards Event.