TAMIU-SBDC to Hold Safety Summit Jan. 14

TAMIU-SBDC to hold Safety
Summit Workshops Jan. 14

The Texas A&M International University Small Business Development Center, (TAMIU-SBDC) in conjunction with the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation, will hold the Rio Grande Safety Summit, a series of workshops on how to prevent work-related incidents, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at TAMIU’s Student Center Ballroom.

Registration fee is $125. Those registering five people get one free.

Are your employees at risk? How much do injuries and non-compliance cost your business? These workshops will provide employer and employees with information to help prevent work-related incidents. Participants can choose the session most valuable for industry or workplace.

Breakout sessions include:

  • Accident prevention planning
  • Preventing sprains, strains and back injuries
  • Preventing transportation-related incidents
  • Disaster planning.

For more information, call the TAMIU-SBDC office at 956.326.2827. To register, call 512-804-4610, or register online at www.tdi.state.tx.us/wc/eventstraining.html by clicking on “Workplace Safety.”

Spring 2009 registration is underway at tamiu.edu. Classes begin Monday, Jan. 12, 2009.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu