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Press Release: Local Unions to Take Part in Safety Conference

CROWN POINT, IN – Iron Workers #395, IKORCC, and other industry leaders are collaborating in sponsoring and taking part in fourth annual Beyond Safety and Reliability Conference and Expo. This special event offers a tripartite of the trades that unites the owners, the workers, and the unions to learn about, discuss, and network the latest in safety and reliability procedures and technology.

This two day experience is an imperative opportunity for those in safety to rub shoulders with the likes of BP, NIPSCO, ArcelorMittal, U.S. Steel, and other top-tier companies for unmatched education seminars and valuable hands on training on all that is safety.

“The Iron Workers #395 proudly support this conference and anything that’ll keep our members safe.” said Doug Strayer, Business Manager at Iron Workers Local #395. He added, “Our number one priority is that all workers make it home to their families every single night.”

Furthermore, Tom Dorsey, Senior Supervisor at IKORCC shared “As always, patient and client safety is our #1 priority.” He concluded, “We believe this to be a good venue to showcase our exclusive Construction ICRA (infection control risk assessment) Training for occupied spaces in Healthcare Facilities.”

The fourth annual Beyond Safety and Reliability Expo and Conference will be held at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville, IN on 2/11 and 2/12. Based in one of the most industry friendly regions in the world, influential companies and groups are making their presence felt at the largest safety and reliability expos in the Midwest.

For tickets, sponsorship information, and more on the fourth annual Beyond Safety Conference and Expo please visit: <;

The fourth annual Beyond Safety Conference & Expo in 2014 at the Radisson Star Plaza in Merrillville, Indiana brings together safety professionals from around the Midwest for education seminars, trade show, networking, and more. Spanning two days every February, this conference is the elite safety and networking function of the year. With over 600 in attendance, more than 50 exhibitors, and over 25 educational sessions there is something to be gained by everyone. The event’s presenting sponsor is BP and premium sponsors include CAF, Job-Site Safety, Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters, Iron Workers #395, Pekron Consulting Inc., The American Group of Constructors, and more. Information can be found at: <;