Upper Michigan Safety Conference


Worker climbing ladder at oil refinery

The Upper Michigan Safety Conference will be held on Friday, April 29, 2022, at Bay College in Escanaba.  This year’s featured speaker is Dustin Brighton.  Dustin is an ISA Certified Arborist and has served for over 20 years in the fire service, serving in various roles from firefighter to officer.  Dustin’s life experiences have ignited a passion for safety and keeping others protected through instruction and public speaking appearances.  His humble approach to teaching is contagious and his classes are in high demand throughout the state.  Dustin will speak on workplace accidents; who lives, who dies and why. Roy Ness Contracting, VAST, PotlatchDeltic, and Billerud – Escanaba Mill are sponsoring this years’ featured speaker.

The full day conference offers timely and quality workplace safety and health presentations applicable for all industries.  The Upper Michigan Safety Conference is hosted by Bay College and sponsored by: Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, Aquilla Resources, Besse Forest Products Group, Champion Inc., CJ Graphics, Connor Sports Flooring, Enbridge Energy, Hy-Test Safety Shoes, Marquette Board of Light and Power, MARTOR, NMU Public Safety, Project Service, Inc., Systems Control, and UPHS Occupational Medicine.

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.  Registration fee includes a continental breakfast and lunch, prepared by Wiles Food Services/Café Bay, and dedicated vendor time.

For the conference agenda, presentation descriptions, and registration information go to baycollege.edu/safetyconference or call 906-217-4224.