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Iowa-Illinois Safety Council's
62nd Professional Development Conference & Expo
Grand River Center / Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark - Dubuque, Iowa

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Get Ready for Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April

Eighty percent of Americans mistakenly believe hands-free devices are safer than using handheld phones while driving. But that is just not the case. More than 30 studies show hands-free devices don’t make drivers any safer because the brain remains distracted by the phone conversation.

Join the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council & National Safety Council this April in observing Distracted Driving Awareness Month. It is the perfect time to break the habit and put away your phone while behind the wheel.

Find a variety of downloadable materials including posters and fact sheets to share with your coworkers, family and friends at nsc.org/cellfree.

Safe Kids Start With Safe Homes

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With people still talking about the Nationwide Super Bowl ad that brought dramatic attention to the number one killer of kids, preventable injuries, Safe Kids Worldwide is releasing new research that reveals the scope of the problem in a place most parents assume is safe: the home. Every day, six children die from an injury in the home, and 10,000 go to the emergency department for the kinds of injuries that commonly happen in homes.

New Research
With these injuries happening every day, Safe Kids Worldwide wondered how concerned parents are about safety in the home for their children, and what parents do to keep children safe. To explore these questions, Safe Kids Worldwide surveyed 1,010 parents with children ages 12 and under for their new research “Report to the Nation: Protecting Children in Your Home,” a report made possible by funding from Nationwide.

IISC's Online Video Streaming - Video Highlight

Complacency - We’ve all heard the word. We’ve been warned about it. 

Butch Evans never thought he was complacent about his safety. But we’ll never know what he was thinking during the safety meeting on Lock-out Tag-out. We’ll never know because 30 minutes after the meeting, Butch was dead.

In this dramatic heart felt video, Butch’s mother, Sandy, tells the tragic story of the loss of her son. She tells this story to help save others from the heart break she came to know the day Butch was killed on the job.

Complacency In the Workplace: Sandy's Story
Item #4649 - 12 minutes 

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Upcoming Classes and Events

April 28, 2015
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lockout Tagout & Train-the-Trainer
Location: AmericInn 8910 6th St SW Cedar Rapids, IA
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April 28, 2015
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Confined Spaces Training & Train-the-Trainer
Location: AmericInn 8910 6th St SW Cedar Rapids, IA
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April 29, 2015
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Powered Industrial Truck & Train-the-Trainer
Location: AmericInn 8910 6th St SW Cedar Rapids, IA
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April 29, 2015
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Aerial Lift Safety & Train-the-Trainer
Location: AmericInn 8910 6th St SW Cedar Rapids, IA
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May 12, 2015
8:00 am - 4:00 am
OSHA 2045 Machinery and Machine Guarding
Location: IISC Office 6200 Aurora Ave Suite 604W Urbandale, IA
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May 19, 2015
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
OSHA 10 Hour General Industry Course
Location: Holiday Inn 2202 River Rd  Council Bluffs, IA
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