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Registration Open for 10th Annual Agriculture Safety Day

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January 31, 2014

Tumwater – Registration is now open for the 10th Annual Agriculture Safety Day, which will be held on Feb. 19, 2014, at the Yakima Convention Center.

The day-long event is co-sponsored by the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) and the Governor's Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board. Featuring programs in both English and Spanish, Agriculture Safety Day is designed to promote workplace safety for an industry that remains among the most hazardous in the state.

Those attending Agriculture Safety Day can participate in workshops on:

  • Safety 101
  • Process safety management ammonia
  • Workplace harassment
  • Pesticide safety
  • HR Management
  • Supervisors' role in safety
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • New Hazard Communication rule
  • Noise hazard prevention
  • Tips and tools to improve safety training
  • And more!

This year's exhibit hall will offer educational booths, product displays and demonstrations.

Registration is $60 per person or $50 for groups of five or more, and lunch is included. The student rate is $25. To register, visit www.wagovconf.org/events/.

For more information, contact Conference Manager Teri Neely at 360-902-5446. 

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For media information: Elaine Fischer, L&I Communications, 360-902-5413.

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Registration is now open for the 10th Annual Agriculture Safety Day. This year, the event will be held on Feb. 19 at the Yakima Convention Center in Yakima. Agriculture Safety Day is co-sponsored by the Department of Labor and Industries and the Governor's Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board. The event is designed to promote safety in the agriculture industry. For information on workshops and prices, call 888-451-2004 or visit www dot wa gov conf dot org.

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