FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 30, 2017) — The 33rd Annual Governor’s Safety and Health Conference will be held from May 8-12 at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington. It will be the first time the conference is held in Northern Kentucky.
The conference brings together occupational safety and health professionals from the fields of business, labor, education and government. It is the largest gathering of occupational safety and health professionals in the commonwealth.
The conference aim to raise awareness and promote safety and health in the workplace through workshops, by providing a forum for occupational safety and health professionals to gather and exchange ideas and to provide vendors with a venue to showcase the latest in occupational safety and health products and equipment.
Attendees can experience hands-on, interactive training opportunities, attend multiple certification courses, visit a state-of-the-art exhibition hall, take part in facility tours, and enjoy multiple networking opportunities.
The conference also recognizes outstanding performance in the area of safety and health through the Governor’s Safety and Health Award. At last year’s conference, 48 companies were recognized for earning this Award. In order to become eligible for the Award, businesses must keep employees injury-and-illness-free for at least 250,000 consecutive hours depending on the number of employees.