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4th Annual Alaskan Safety Summit Sept. 22-23


For Immediate Release

August 18, 2009                                                            

What: To offer local learning opportunities for Alaska’s safety, health and environmental professionals, the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Alaska Chapter, along with the American Industrial Hygiene Association’s (AIHA) Midnight Sun Chapter, will host the 4th annual Alaska Occupational Safety Summit professional development conference, “Safety in Challenging Times”.

When: September 22 – 23, 2009, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

Where: Hotel Captain Cook

939 W 5th Avenue

Anchorage, AK 99501

Why: The Summit will offer sessions on occupational safety and health management, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance, risk reduction, crisis communication, environmental safety, hazards associated with stress-induced sleep deprivation and fatigue on the job, and more. As an in-state occupational safety conference, the Summit offers Alaska residents access to local professional development and networking opportunities.

The keynote speaker, Jimmy Cabrera, will discuss, “Delivering Results through Peak Performance”. Cabrera is a National Speakers Associations certified professional speaker and has been a professional speaker and consultant for more than 22 years, speaking in both corporate and educational communities.

Contact: For more information contact Pat Seidl at 907-242-7265, Lynne Seville at 907-317-7518 or Lee Bauke at 907-322-2655. To register for the conference go to www.regonline.com/AKSummit09.

The ASSE Alaska Chapter, chartered on September 20, 1974, has more than 170 members throughout Alaska as well as an active student section at the University of Alaska. For more information on the chapter, go to http://alaska.asse.org.

Founded in 1911, the Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE is the largest and oldest professional safety organization and is committed to protecting people, property and the environment. Its more than 32,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members lead, manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all industries, government, labor, health care and education. For more information please go to www.asse.org.
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