Corporate and Continuing Education
Continuing Professional Education
First Southland Occupational Safety and Health Conference
First Southland Occupational Safety and Health Conference

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PSC Conference Center
July 18, 2019, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Price: $89 - Includes breakfast and lunch

For more information:
Phone: (708) 709-2957
Email: continuingeducation@prairiestate.edu


8 - 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast and Vendors
8:30 - 9 a.m.
Welcome and Keynote - Active Shooter Preparedness
9:30 - 9:45 a.m.
Break and Vendors
9:45 - 10:45 a.m.
Breakout Session 1
10:45 - 11 a.m.
Break and Vendors
11 a.m. - noon
Breakout  Session 2
12 - 1 p.m.
1 - 2 p.m.
Breakout Session 3
2 - 2:15 p.m.
Break and Vendors
2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
Breakout Session 4
3:15 - 4 p.m.
Networking and Vendors
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Join Prairie State College and OSHA as we engage employers and employees in discussions about workplace safety. Keynote address on active shooter training begins the day at 8 a.m. Following the keynote, participants have access to topical breakout sessions including Marijuana in the Workplace, Accident Investigation, OSHA Top 10 Citations, CDL Yard Safety, and more. Workshop includes breakfast and lunch.

Keynote: Best Practices and Preparedness in an Active Shooter Event

Who should attend: This workshop is geared toward business professionals in both large and small firms, specifically those in the Transportation, Warehouse, Distribution and Manufacturing sectors.

Breakout Topics:

  • Intro to OSHA for Small Business

  • Yard Safety for the Trucker

  • Machine Guarding and LO/TO

  • Forklift Training

  • Warehouse Safety

  • Top Ten Most Frequently Cited by OSHA

  • Accident Investigation and Reporting

  • Rolling Stoned: Marijuana in the Workplace

Conference Center Location and Parking
Prairie State College is located at 202 S. Halsted Street, Chicago Heights, Illinois. Event will take place in the Prairie State College Conference Center.  General parking is located on the corner of Halsted and Vollmer Rd. Please park in the lots labeled “C” or “D” off of Vollmer Road .