The St. Joseph Safety
and Health Council has assisted businesses and industries in Northwest
Missouri with safety and health related issues since 1935. The
Council is committed to understanding the concerns of employers
regarding worker safety, insurance costs, regulatory and other issues
that impact our workplaces.
2015, the Safety
Council is coordinating the Breakfast Speaker Series in coordination
Midland Empire Safety Association.
Breakfast program are intended for safety managers, human resource
personnel, safety team leaders, or anyone interested in learning about
workplace safety issues, and is an event where they can come share a
light breakfast and learn about different safety topics that impact our
workplaces. Each session will have a speaker address the featured
topic and answer your questions, as well as provide time for networking
with your peers.
The Breakfast Speaker
Series occurs on the first Thursday of the month. All programs
will begin at 7:30 a.m. and will be held at the St. Joseph Safety &
Health Council Office, United Way Conference Room located at 118 S. 5th
St. in St. Joseph, unless otherwise noted.
The cost to attend is free for Safety Council Occupational Safety
Members (please limit two attendees per company) and MESA members.
Non-members will be charged $10 per person.
PLEASE NOTE: If you RSVP to attend a program, but fail to
attend or cancel 24 hours prior to the program, you will be invoiced $10
to cover food costs.
Please RSVP for each individual program by calling 816.233.3330 or email
no later than Tuesday, Noon, the week of the scheduled event.
August 4: Media Relations and Critical Incidents
Sheldon Lyon, St.
Joseph Safety and Health Council
Is your company prepared to handle the media during a critical incident?
If your company has a news worthy incident, the media will show up and
they ant to be fed. Learn the basics of how to handle the media
and the correct manner to release information. Knowing what to say
and how to say it can make the difference in how information is released
to the public. Come and listen the Sheldon, former Public
Information Officer for the Missouri State Highway Patrol, explain how
to successfully navigate difficult situations.