Workplace safety seminar May 15 in Casper

Wyoming energy and construction trade groups will host a worker safety seminar, “Building the Culture of Safety,” on Tuesday, May 15 at the Parkway Plaza in Casper, from 8:55 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The registration fee is $50, with lunch provided.

Wyoming Workers' Incidence Rate in 2010 (injuries per 200,000 hours worked)
Wyoming Workers' Incidence Rate in 2010 (injuries per 200,000 hours worked)

The event is organized by the Wyoming Mining Association (WMA), Wyoming Contractors Association and Petroleum Association of Wyoming. Programs are directed at frontline managers from a wide cross-section of Wyoming industries.

“Safety is paramount in Wyoming industry, and we have a responsibility to address these issues head on to improve worker safety across the state,” said Marion Loomis, WMA executive director.

For more information and to register, contact the Wyoming Contractors Association at 307-632-0573 or the Wyoming Mining Association at 307-635-0331.


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Dustin Bleizeffer is a Report for America Corps member covering energy and climate at WyoFile. He has worked as a coal miner, an oilfield mechanic, and for 25 years as a statewide reporter and editor primarily...

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