Conference Wins Diamond Award
The Michigan Safety Conference SPARKLED like a DIAMOND at the 16th annual Michigan Society of Association Executive Diamond Award Banquet on September 14, 2017. The Conference received a Diamond Award in the Meetings & Exposition category (Less than $1million), for its excellence at the 2017 Michigan Safety Conference (April 11-12, 2017).
MSAE’s 16th Annual Diamond Awards recognized the best of the best in the association industry. As a star-studded and premier affair, the Diamond Awards celebrates and applauds best practices worthy of emulation for associations in 13 program categories. The award submissions are judged by experts in the association field, and awards are not given in categories where enough points are not awarded.
Denise McGinn, Executive Director of the Michigan Safety Conference, had this to say “We’ve always known that we’ve had the best volunteers in the industry. Now we have an award to prove it. I’m very proud of the noble work that the volunteers do to make sure that people in Michigan’s workplaces are trained to work safe”.
In its’ 88th year, the Michigan Safety Conference is a two-day workplace health and safety conference which is held every April in Michigan. The conference is a non-profit organization run by volunteers in the workplace health and safety fields in all types of Michigan businesses. The conference hosts 130+ training programs, many live demonstrations and hands-on simulations.
New Board Chair Elected
AJ Hale, CompOne Administrators
EAST LANSING, MI – July 21, 2017 – The Michigan Safety Conference (MSC), announces that AJ Hale, Safety & Loss Prevention Manager, CompOne Administrators, has been elected Chairman of the Board of the Michigan Safety Conference, for a three-year term. Hale is a Senior Board Member, Past President, Past Distinguished Service Award Winner, and was a member 2013-2014 Bylaws Review Committee. He currently serves on the Arrangements Committee, Site Committee and Industrial Training Division. He joined the conference in 1995 as a volunteer, and was President in 2007.
“I am extremely pleased and humbled to be chosen to serve the MSC as Chairman of the Board of Directors,” said Hale. “One workplace fatality is one too many, and I’m happy to do whatever I can to help prevent that from happening. The MSC has an 88-year history of training Michigan workplaces on how to protect their workers, so they can all go home to their families. I’m proud to be a part of that.”
Hale lives with his wife and daughter in Marshall, MI.
Storm Clouds in an Improving Economy
Michigan Safety Conference volunteers are greatly concerned about the increased rate of fatalities in Michigan. In response, they have written an article to give Michigan employers some ideas on how to retain a valuable older employee safely and how to attract the diminishing number of younger workers. To download the article, pdf click here (420 KB) .
What is the Michigan Safety Conference
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