Workers in Region 8 attend safety seminar

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)- Workers as well as supervisors and human resource personnel learned about workplace safety awareness Thursday at the Jonesboro Holiday Inn.

The annual conference was held by the Arkansas Department of Labor and sponsored by the Arkansas Chapter of the World Safety Organization.  Some of the topics discussed were being able to identify hazards in the workplace and the importance of hand safety.

Organizers at the event said that the safety conditions have greatly improved in Arkansas due to technological advancements.  About 150 people attended the safety seminar.

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