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The 2017 Safety in Action™ Conference Moves to Chicago: Registration and Award Nominations Now Open

Oxnard, CA – October 4, 2016 – The can’t miss safety event for employees and their leaders is coming to Chicago, IL on March 16-17, 2017. DEKRA Insight, a global leader in safety at work, today announced registration for the 2017 Safety in Action™ Conference is now open.

With over 2,000 executives, safety professionals, facilitators, team members, and union leaders, the Safety in Action conference is the largest frontline employee safety conference in the world.

“Safety in Action brings together working safety teams and leaders to share ideas on issues from behavior-based safety and employee engagement to emerging technology and the future of risk. Inspiring talks will broaden your team’s perspective and encourage you to think – and act – bigger. Led by those who’ve been there, Safety in Action inspires, engages, and equips employees to build safer workplaces and communities,” commented Mike Mangan, Vice President, DEKRA Insight.

What's new in 2017:

  • The exciting interactive Safety Showcase
  • More convenient Thursday–Friday experience
  • Over 190+ shortened, power-packed 60-minute sessions
  • An additional 6th session to cover more topics
  • NEW high-energy closing event to tie it all together
  • Safety In Action Icons, a unique recognition program highlighting remarkable stories of safety

Nominations for Safety in Action Icons are now open online through December 15, 2016.

About the Safety in Action™ Conference

The Safety in Action™ Conference is about turning ideas into outcomes. For 30 years, the conference has created networking and learning opportunities among employee teams, supervisors, and managers from across diverse industries and regions. Workshops and sessions are offered across a range of safety-related topics with an emphasis on practical application, employee engagement, and continuous improvement.

About DEKRA Insight

As the global leader in safety at work, DEKRA Insight is a consultant and partner to many of the world’s largest chemical, oil and gas, transportation, utilities, pharmaceutical, and agriculture companies. With a passionate, scientific approach to transforming safety, our clients mitigate risk to their employees, assets, and reputation in a quantifiable manner—and in the process, enhance business performance.

DEKRA Insight has over 500 employees in 22 offices and 16 countries. We are a service unit of DEKRA S.E., a global leader in safety since 1925 with over 37,000 employees.