2019 Governor's Industrial Safety and Health Conference

September 24 - 26, 2019

The Northwest's premier safety training event. Up to three days of training, workshops, networking, exhibitors and more!

Why Attend the Conference?

Over 80 Workshops

From introductory to advanced, you'll find a multitude of workshops that will help you increase your safety skills back on the job and at home. 
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We are also offering four Pre-Conference training courses for your in-depth skills enhancement.
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Lifesaving Awards

Join us in the Opening Session as we honor those who stepped up to save a life while on the job at the annual Governor's Lifesaving Awards hosted by Denise Whitaker of KOMO TV 4.

Nomination period closes June 30.

Pole Top Rescue

Teams of linemen from the electrical utility industry compete for honors in rescuing a simulated victim from a utility pole in the 44th Annual Pole Top Rescue Competition. Which team will be the best in the state this year?

Preliminaries are September 24 with
Finals on September 25 at Noon. Come see these skilled workers at their best.

Pole Top Competition and CPR Guidelines


New Options!

We are now offering one day registration options in addition to full two day Conference Registration.

Pre-Conference Training

Attend just a pre-Conference training class or add one to your Conference Attendance for the full training options availabe.
Fee: $175

Conference Attendee

Early Rate (thru 8/31): $225
Regular Rate: $275
At the Door: $300
One day rate (Wed or Thurs): $175
Students: $50

Exhibitor Registration

Keynote Speaker

Todd Conklin spent 25 years at Los Alamos National Laboratory as a Senior Advisor for Organizational and Safety Culture.  He speaks all over the world to executives, groups and work teams who are interested in better understanding the relationship between the workers in the field and the organization’s systems, processes and programs.

Dr. Todd Conklin

Author, Pre-Accident Investigations: An Introduction to Organizational Safety


Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center

1500 Commerce St, Tacoma, WA, 98402

Get the Mobile App to Keep Track of  Your Day

Available for iOS and Android Platforms 

The mobile app will allow you to view the schedule and create your own personal schedule. You wll be able to view our presenters, exhibitors and sponsors, find exhibitors in the exhibit hall, check our the social media feeds about the Conference and share your photos. Sessions and exhibitors can be saved to your Favories for later follow up.


Conference Sponsors


Need to cancel your registration? Email info@gishab.org or call 888-451-2004. Cancellations made by midnight September 9 are eligible for a refund. After September 9 registrations are not eligible for a refund but substitutions can be made.

Need to modify your registration to change the attendee, add more attendees or add/change options? Go to Update Registration and use your last name and registration number to log in.