Safety Events May 2-4 Target Work, Community and Youth; Three Conferences Aim To Promote Safety and Reduce Unintentional Injury

Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from Minnesota Safety Council

    ST. PAUL, Minn., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- More
 than a thousand safety advocates from ages nine to 90 will converge May 2-4 at
 the Minneapolis Convention Center to:
     -- Explore new ideas for community injury prevention (Making Connections
        Conference)
     -- Learn the latest developments for promoting workplace safety (Minnesota
        Safety & Health Conference)
     -- Celebrate the achievements of school safety patrols across the state
        (Youth Safety Day)
 
     Making Connections, Wednesday, May 2
     Nine of Minnesota's leading injury prevention organizations are sponsoring
 this first-ever local safety think-tank with four general sessions and
 12 breakout workshops.  Participating safety professionals will study current
 injury trends for at-risk audiences, share strategies for successful
 community-based collaborations and explore programming for motivating
 behavioral change.
 
     Minnesota Safety and Health Conference, Wednesday, May 2 through Friday,
 May 4
     This 67th annual conference presents nationally recognized experts
 speaking on critical issues in workplace safety and health.  Sessions cover
 more than fifty topics, including ergonomics, workplace violence, behavioral
 issues, regulatory compliance, basic workplace safety and safety management.
 Continuing education units and American Board of Industrial Hygiene
 certification maintenance points are available.  The third day of the
 conference, Friday, May 4, will feature the Governor's Safety Awards Luncheon,
 which recognizes employers, cities and counties for achieving excellence in
 safety.
 
     Youth Safety Day, Friday, May 4
     More than 200 fourth-through-sixth graders take part in a fun, interactive
 program that reinforces safety messages and honors their safety patrol work.
 
     For more information about these events, contact the Minnesota Safety
 Council at 651-291-9150 or 800-444-9150.
     The Minnesota Safety Council, founded in 1928, is a non-governmental,
 not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life in
 Minnesota by preventing unintentional injuries and deaths.
 
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SOURCE Minnesota Safety Council
    ST. PAUL, Minn., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- More
 than a thousand safety advocates from ages nine to 90 will converge May 2-4 at
 the Minneapolis Convention Center to:
     -- Explore new ideas for community injury prevention (Making Connections
        Conference)
     -- Learn the latest developments for promoting workplace safety (Minnesota
        Safety & Health Conference)
     -- Celebrate the achievements of school safety patrols across the state
        (Youth Safety Day)
 
     Making Connections, Wednesday, May 2
     Nine of Minnesota's leading injury prevention organizations are sponsoring
 this first-ever local safety think-tank with four general sessions and
 12 breakout workshops.  Participating safety professionals will study current
 injury trends for at-risk audiences, share strategies for successful
 community-based collaborations and explore programming for motivating
 behavioral change.
 
     Minnesota Safety and Health Conference, Wednesday, May 2 through Friday,
 May 4
     This 67th annual conference presents nationally recognized experts
 speaking on critical issues in workplace safety and health.  Sessions cover
 more than fifty topics, including ergonomics, workplace violence, behavioral
 issues, regulatory compliance, basic workplace safety and safety management.
 Continuing education units and American Board of Industrial Hygiene
 certification maintenance points are available.  The third day of the
 conference, Friday, May 4, will feature the Governor's Safety Awards Luncheon,
 which recognizes employers, cities and counties for achieving excellence in
 safety.
 
     Youth Safety Day, Friday, May 4
     More than 200 fourth-through-sixth graders take part in a fun, interactive
 program that reinforces safety messages and honors their safety patrol work.
 
     For more information about these events, contact the Minnesota Safety
 Council at 651-291-9150 or 800-444-9150.
     The Minnesota Safety Council, founded in 1928, is a non-governmental,
 not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life in
 Minnesota by preventing unintentional injuries and deaths.
 
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