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2007-10-15

BSU hosts Oct. 17 Safety Council session on creating and sustaining a safety culture

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation will host an Oct. 17 presentation entitled “How to Create and Sustain a Safety Culture in Your Organization.”

The program, presented by the Northern Minnesota Safety Council, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the CRI, an off-campus facility located at 3801 Bemidji Avenue North in Bemidji.

A $20 fee will be charged to cover the price of materials and lunch. Advance registration is encouraged in order to guarantee lunch and materials by calling the CRI at (218) 755-4900; toll free, (888) 738-3224. A registration form is also available at
http://www.cri-bsu.org.

Presenting will be Pete Aube, Potlatch Corporation, Bemidji. He will share ideas and methods that have proven effective within his corporation for creating and sustaining a culture of safety at the workplace.

The session is part of a monthly series sponsored by the CRI and the Northern Minnesota Safety Council and designed for those professionals who are responsible for the safety of their organizations. Offered the third Wednesday of each month, they feature experts from around the state discussing a variety of topics related to safety.

Groups on the Bemidji Area Safety Council helping organize the monthly safety presentations include Bi-County CAP, Beltrami County, North Central Door Company, Potlatch and Tri-Valley.

Individuals who wish to be added to a mailing list for the series or have questions should contact the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation at (218) 755-4900; toll free, (888) 738-3224; email, cri@bemidjistate.edu.

About the Center for Research and Innovation
The Center for Research and Innovation is an off-campus facility operated by Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College designed to increase collaboration between the University, the College, business and industry and other sectors of the region. The newly aligned outreach resources of Bemidji State and Northwest Tech offer greater variety and easier access to customized training and business services in addition to providing a one-stop-shop, linking external organizations to the region’s higher education knowledge base.
For further information about the CRICC, visit its web site at http://www.cri-cc.org.


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