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2019 Fall Safety Conference

  • Holiday Inn Downtown Yakima 802 East Yakima Avenue Yakima, WA, 98901 United States (map)

WTA Safety Management Council Presents

2019 Fall Safety Conference

at Holiday Inn in Downtown Yakima


To take advantage of the reduced rate of $133, be sure to book your room(s) by calling the Holiday Inn Downtown Yakima directly at (509) 494-7000; or online via WaTruckingAssociation2019 before October 9th, 2019

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Please submit your registration for the conference directly to Crystal Harper at


Conference Agenda

Thursday - October 24th                                                                                                                                    

9:00am – 10:00am            Registration

10:00am – 10:15am         Welcome – Sheri Call

10:15am – 1115am           Entry Level Driver Training – Annette Sandberg

11:15am – 12:00pm         Drivers Dangerous Distractions

12:00pm – 1:30pm           Lunch – Visit with our Suppliers!

1:30pm – 2:30pm             Drug & Alcohol Awareness – Director Darrin Grondel

2:45pm – 3:45pm             Update on CFR New Rules – Jeff James

4:00pm – 5:00pm             Member Concerns Roundtable Discussion

5:00pm – 5:30pm             Closing – Visit with our Suppliers!


Friday - October 25th                                                                                                                                                       

6:30am – 8:00am              Breakfast – Visit with our Suppliers!

8:00am – 9:00am              CDL Updates – Tandy Alexander w/DOL

9:15am – 10:15am            Legal Defense – Attorney Brian Smith

10:30am – 11:30am         WSP Update – Captain Tom Foster

11:30am – 1:00pm           Lunch – Visit with our Suppliers!

1:00pm – 2:00pm             Switching from AORBs to ELDs – John Bartizal

2:15pm – 3:15pm             How to Reduce Work Comp Claims – Work Right


DOOR PRIZE giveaway at end of last session! (Must be present to win.)

Earlier Event: September 27
Dave Weldy Eastside Golf Tournament