Bay Hosts 19th Annual Upper Michigan Safety Conference


The 19th Annual Upper Michigan Safety Conference will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019, at Bay College in Escanaba. This year’s featured speaker is author, speaker, and survivor Silouan Green. Silouan learned to live again after a tragic jet crash while serving in the United States Marine Corp. Silouan will speak on overcoming adversity and building resiliency and learning how to live “Life Strong.”

The full day conference offers timely and quality workplace safety and health presentations applicable for all industries. A sampling of presentations that participants may choose from include: Drugs in the Workplace, Executive Roundtable, Overhead Crane Inspections, ANSI A92 Standard Updates, Easy Choices to Improve Health, Top 10 MIOSHA and MSHA Violations, EPA and Lead Rules, Ergonomics, Silica: Federal Requirements and Medical Surveillance, Safety Investigation,  The Five S’s of a Healthy Lifestyle, Fall Protection, Safe Cutting, Tree, Chipper and Chainsaw Safety, Slips, Trips, and Fall Prevention, HAZCOM, and Creative Ways to Address Safety Issues.

The 2019 Upper Michigan Safety Conference is hosted by Bay College Training and Development, and sponsored by: 44 North, Accident Fund Insurance, Airgas, Aquila Resources, Argonics, Besse Forest Products Group,  Boss Snowplow, Champion Concrete, Eagle Mine, Enbridge, Hy-Test Safety Shoe Service, J.F. Ahern Co., Marquette Board of Light & Power, Midway Rentals and Sales, MIOSHA, NMU – Public Safety/Police Services, North Star Industries, Norway Springs, OK Industrial Supply, Operating Engineers 324, Post-it Extreme Notes, PotlatchDeltic, Project Service, Roy Ness Contracting & Sales, Total Tool Supply, Trimedia Environmental & Engineering Services, UP Health System, UPPCO, Valley Med Flight, Vanderloop Shoes, VAST, Verso – Escanaba, and York.

This conference is a must for anyone concerned about health and safety on the job including: employee-led safety committees, business managers and owners who want to learn about compliance and protecting the safety and health of their employees, managers concerned about workers’ compensation costs, and anyone interested workplace safety and health. 

The day of the conference, people will register in the Besse Center. The Registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, and dedicated vendor time. Register 4 people from your company and get the 5th registration free! Save $10 per registration with early bird pricing by registering before April 12th.

For the conference agenda, presentation descriptions, or to register, visit the Bay College Safety Conference web page or call 906-217-4224.