Safety and health newsletter for the Oregon construction industry

January 21, 2015


Oregon GOSH Conference coming to Portland

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The Oregon Governor’s 34th biennial Occupational Safety and Health (GOSH) Conference returns in March to the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. The event, which runs March 9-12, is the largest conference of its kind in the Northwest and features speakers from across the country.

Keynote speaker Jim Wiethorn, a forensic engineer at Haag Engineering, will present “Forensics: It’s Elementary My Dear Watson” on Tuesday, March 10. Wiethorn, who has examined more than 800 crane accidents during his career, will talk about how to effectively conduct an accident investigation.

GOSH construction-related workshops include:

For more information, check the GOSH Conference website or call 503-378-3272 and ask for the Oregon OSHA Conference section.

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