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.

The Safety Council offers the Breakfast Speaker Series in coordination with the 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 in February, April, June, August, October and December.  All programs will begin at 7:30 a.m. and will be held at the St. Joseph Safety & Health Council Office located at 3131 Frederick Ave., Suite 220 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 RSVP for each individual program by calling 816.233.3330 or email no later than Tuesday, Noon, the week of the scheduled event.  PLEASE NOTE:  If you RSVP to attend a program but fail to attend or cancel less than 24 hours prior to the program, you will be invoiced $10 to cover food costs.

FALL 2019 Breakfast Dates and Speakers 

August 1 - Tourniquet Training Part 2 (Rescheduled from February) If you attended the December Breakfast for Part 1, you won’t want to miss Part 2 of this training provided by Buchanan County EMT Jace Drake.

October 3 - After the Injury/Accident Join Megan Leupold from ARC Physical Therapy+ for a seminar that addresses workers injury, avoiding common mistakes and future trends to watch for.

December 5 - Annual OSHA Update and Trends Todd Sieleman, retired Region 7 OSHA Assistant Director will discuss trends and emphasis for the coming year.