Safety and Health for the Limited-English-Speaking Workforce: Challenges & Successes
June 9th, 2006
Ambridge Event Center
300 N.E. Multnomah St.
Portland, Oregon 97232
Target Audience: Business Owners; Health & Safety Managers; Human Resource Personnel; Health & Safety Consultants; Safety Committee Members
Dede Montgomery, MS, CIH, Occupational Safety & Health Specialist, CROET
Training & Communication: Challenges and Strategies
Salvador Zamudio, Owner, Applied Growth Transitions
Scott Eave, Vice President of Human Resources, Gunderson Inc.;
Gary Stonewall, Corporate Safety Director, R&H Construction;
Vickie Kibler, Owner, Wendy's Restaurants (Wilsonville, McMinnville, Newberg, Sedona AZ)
Christy Witzke, State Agency Operations Supervisor, SAIF Corporation
W. Kent Anger, PhD, Associate Director and Senior Scientist, CROET
Other Symposium Resources
A simple English-Russian dictionary (PDF), provided by Gunderson.
The Culture of Safety, provided by Customized Workforce Training at Portland Community College. A bilingual safety training program in PDF format, presented in English combined with one of the following languages: Laotian, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
CROET Symposium web resources (Word format) on language, culture and safety
Symposium Planning Committee
Jack Davis, Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
Chuck Easterly, SAIF Corporation
Jeff Graham, CLP, OLCA Safety Committee Chair
Byron Johnson, Gunderson Inc.
Mary Lewis, Oregon Employment Dept.
Dede Montgomery, CROET
Joan Rothlein, CROET
Sula Rozenfeld, Gunderson Inc.
Tomas Schwabe, OR-OSHA
Gary Stonewall, R&H Construction
Christy Witzke, SAIF Corporation