Sunday, February 18th, 2018

2016 Worker’s Safety Conference

September 16, 2016

Safety Conference Brochure and Registration Form

Safety Matters!

Educating Arkansas’s Workforce

October 13, 2016

Hope

Sponsored by the University of Arkansas at Hope & Texarkana

Presented by the Arkansas Department of Labor and Federal OSHA

Are you interested in maintaining a safe and healthy workplace? Whether you are the owner or employee of a private business or work for a public agency, you and your employees can benefit from attending this event. The conference is designed for hourly employees; however, businesses are also encouraged to send members of their safety committee, as well as supervisors and managers with safety responsibilities and others who need basic safety training. Nursing home administrators and nurses may also use this training for continuing education purposes.

The purpose of this conference is to enhance workplace hazard recognition and strengthen a culture of workplace safety, thereby reducing employee injuries and illnesses.

This conference will be held from 7:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Hempstead Hall on the campus of the University of Arkansas at Hope, located at 2500 South Main Street in Hope, Arkansas.

The registration fee of $25 covers lunch and conference materials. Pre-registration is encouraged due to expenses incurred for meals and materials. Cancellations will be accepted until two days prior to the conference. Substitutions are permitted.

Conference facilities are accessible for individuals with disabilities. Please provide notice with registration if any attendee requires special accommodation to participate.

To register online go to: labor.ar.gov/onlineservices and click “Conference Registration.”

Or contact the Arkansas Department of Labor Office at 501-682-9092

Topics covered at this year’s conference include:

  • OSHA Update
  • Situation Awareness
  • SIFS Awareness – Hexion Chemicals
  • Effective Communication of Safety Principles – Supervisors and Employee Relationships
  • Violence in the Workshop
  • PPE Breakdown 101