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For Immediate Release

June 18, 2015

CONTACT: Elena Bensor-Slyter
Public Information/Community Relations Officer
(801) 530-6918 - Desk
(801) 707-1108 – Cell

Utah Workplace Safety Week 2015

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SALT LAKE CITY – Senator Karen Mayne sponsored legislation in the 2014 Legislative Session for annual recognition of Utah Workplace Safety Week during the fourth week of June. Together with Utah employers and our safety partners, the Utah Occupational Safety and Health Division encourages you to place a specific emphasis on workplace safety the fourth week of June and join us at some of the upcoming events.

  • Thursday, June 18
    Toolapalooza (http://www.indsupply.com/toolapalooza)
    Join Industrial Supply for a day full of giveaways, safety demonstrations, safety training and free lunch!
    Doors open at 7:00 a.m.
    1635 South 300 West
    Salt Lake City, UT 84115
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  • Monday, June 22,
    Utah Workplace Safety Week Press Conference with Governor Herbert
    10:30 a.m.
    Workers Compensation Fund
    100 West Towne Ridge Parkway
    Sandy, UT 84070
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  • Tuesday, June 23
    WCF Safety Summit
    Come join WCF’s first safety summit in honor of Utah Safety Week. Best practices in safety and how to implement effective safety programs will be discussed. WCF safety award winners will present real life how to’s for an effective safety program. 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Register at https://www.wcf.com/safety-registration/main.wcf#/home.
    Workers Compensation Fund
    100 West Towne Ridge Parkway
    Sandy, UT 84070
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  • Wednesday, June 24
    Focus Four Hazards in Construction Seminar
    8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. | Cost – FREE
    Utah Safety Council Training Center
    1574 W 1700 S
    Salt Lake City, UT 84104
    To register - www.utahsafetycouncil.org/training/course_desc.asp?eid=169
    Show us your support for Utah Workplace Safety Week by wearing orange at work on this day. Post your pictures on social media and use #ShowUsYourOrange and #WorkplaceSafetyWeek to show us how you are supporting this initiative!
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  • Thursday, June 25
    16th Annual AGC Construction Industry Safety Conference
    7:30 am - 2:00 pm
    Little America Hotel
    500 S Main Street
    Salt Lake City UT, 84101
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  • Friday, June 26
    2nd Annual Utah Safety Council Night with the Bees
    First Pitch is at 7:05 pm
    Discounted tickets at utahsafetycouncil.org

For more information on Workplace Safety Week and UOSH, visit our website: www.laborcommission.utah.gov