Region 2-B

2017 UAW Health & Safety Conference

To: Local Union Presidents, Recording Secretaries and Unit Chairpersons in Region 2-B, UAW

Greetings:

The 2017 UAW Health and Safety Conference will be held at the Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center at Black Lake in Onaway, Michigan from Sunday, March 19 through Friday, March 24, 2017. Delegates driving to the Center should plan on arriving between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, 2017. The Conference will start promptly at 5:00 p.m. Sunday in the Main Lecture Hall. All delegates are expected to attend.

This Conference will provide significant education and training needed by Health & Safety Representatives, Health & Safety Committee members and Local Union Representatives that have health and safety responsibilities. Several new sessions will be offered this year including:

• Aerial Lift Safety
• Emergency Preparedness and Incident Command with a Table Top Exercise
• “NEW” Curriculum on Rigging Safety
• 40 Hour Practical Ergonomics Trainings

All delegates completing the program will receive a UAW 2017 Health & Safety award certificate from the International UAW Health & Safety Department showing completion of the courses. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will also be available through Eastern Michigan University.  

Click on the links below for the offical call letter, registration form, elective descriptions and elective registration form.


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