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DOL Media Advisory - 05-2107-SAN
U.S. Department of Labor
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Released Tuesday, November 1, 2005

MSHA Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary to Speak at Joint Western Regional Safety Conference

RENO, Nev. - Robert Friend, acting deputy assistant secretary of labor for mine safety and health, will give a speech at the first Joint Western Regional Safety Conference and Exhibition on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2005, in Reno, Nevada. Friend will talk about workplace safety and effective safety communication.

The Mine Safety and Health Administration is one of the conference sponsors, along with mining industry agencies and representatives from government and education.

Event:Speech by Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health Robert Friend at the first Joint Western Regional Safety Conference and Exhibition
Date:Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2005
Location:Silver Legacy Resort Casino
407 N. Virginia St.
Reno, Nevada
Time:2 p.m.