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WCMA Health & Safety Group Meeting (Hybrid)

WCMA Health & Safety Group Meeting (Hybrid)

Thursday, February 15, 2024
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Event Details

You’re invited to register now for WCMA's Health & Safety Group meeting on Thursday, February 15 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (CT).  This meeting will focus on ergonomics best practices for dairy processing personnel and warehouse safety protocols - a topic especially important, given the launch of OSHA's National Emphasis Program.  We'll also offer the latest updates from OSHA on its Regional Emphasis Program for Food Processors. Here's a look at our agenda:

  • 10:30 a.m.: Registration Begins for In-Person Attendees
  • 11:00 a.m.: Meeting Call to Order
    • Agenda & Introductions
    • Ergonomics Best Practices for Dairy Processing Workers
      • Presenter: Kelli Humber, WisCon
  • 12:15 p.m.: Networking Lunch for In-Person Attendees
  • 1:00 p.m.: Meeting Resumes
    • OSHA Regional Emphasis Program for Food Processors Update
      • Presenter: Kris Schleis, OSHA Region 5
    • OSHA Warehouse Safety National Emphasis Program Overview
      • Presenter: Kris Schleis, OSHA Region 5
    • Warehouse Safety Panel Discussion
      • Featuring: Industry Experts TBA 
    • Group Business
      • Upcoming Employee Safety Trainings
      • Upcoming Meetings & Topics
  • 3:00 p.m.: Adjournment

WCMA is offering two ways to participate: in-person at WCMA's offices in Madison, Wisconsin or online via Zoom. WCMA's Health & Safety Group is open to all WCMA member employees.

Have questions?  Please contact WCMA Senior Director of Programs & Policy Rebekah Sweeney.

For More Information:

Rebekah Sweeney
Rebekah Sweeney
Senior Director, Programs & Policy Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association