Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet
Conference on construction safety slated
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 10, 2008) -- Kentucky's second annual Conference on Construction Safety will be held at the Crowne Plaza - Campbell House in Lexington on Jan. 14-16, Labor Commissioner J. R. Gray and Joe Jefferies, president of Kentucky Safety and Health Network Inc. (KSHN), announced.
The event, co-sponsored by the Department of Labor and KSHN, will provide the latest safety and health information from industry leaders to help employees and employers eliminate job site injury and illness. As an added bonus this year, the OSHA 10-hour class will be offered Monday, Jan. 14, at a discounted rate.
The conference will feature a general session and more than 30 workshops focusing on various aspects of construction job site safety. The workshops are an excellent opportunity for individuals to obtain state-required annual continuing education credits necessary for license renewal. Electrical contractors, master electricians and HVAC licensees may attend this affordable event and attain credits, as may Home Builders Association self-insured members and certified industrial hygienists and certified associate industrial hygienists.
The conference provides participants time to visit and speak with safety vendors that will be exhibiting during the event. Participants will also enjoy a unique opportunity to exchange ideas with leading safety and health professionals and abundant networking opportunities with peers to increase occupational safety and health knowledge, improve expertise and expand skills.
For detailed Conference on Construction Safety information, visit www.kshn.net or www.labor.ky.gov.