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Safety Conference to be Held in Niagara Falls

Author and motivational speaker, Bill Sims will offer his “Green Beans and Ice Cream” recipe for success.

The insurancejournal.com notes there were over 163,000 nonfatal workplace injuries reported in 2011.

What can be done to improve employee safety?

That is the question to be addressed at the Western New York Safety Conference to be held March 13th and 14th at the Seneca Event Center at 310 Fourth Street in Niagara Falls, N.Y. starting at 8 a.m. both days.

This is the 77th year for the conference, founded by business leaders and safety professionals to offer information about job site safety, occupational health, employee wellness, and human resources.

Guest speakers include Robert Kulick, Regional Administrator of Region II of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Bill Sims, internationally recognized leadership and behavior modification specialist. He will offer his unique "Green Beans and Ice Cream" recipe for success. Bill Sims has consulted with companies such as Disney, DuPont, Milliken, and Coca-Cola.

His ideas have resulted in workplace improvements in safety and employee morale, while lowering costs for employers.

The conference will include presentations on construction, manufacturing, retail and service industry safety, emphasizing wellness in the workforce. Human Resource workshops on audits and inspections, OSHA recordkeeping, injury investigation, and worker's compensation will be offered.

Seminars on protection from falling, hazard communication, machine safety, and how to handle substance abuse in the workplace will be presented by experts in these fields.



Niagara Falls Reporter - Publisher Frank Parlato Jr. www.niagarafallsreporter.com

Mar12 , 2013