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AWC Workers' Comp Retro Program

Retro Safety Academy

April 22
April 23

City of Kennewick
Southridge Complex
2901 Southridge Blvd
Kennewick, WA 99337
May 5
Yakima Holiday Inn
802 East Yakima Ave
Yakima, WA 98901

Are you responsible for your jurisdiction’s safety program? Have you experienced an increase in on-the-job injuries? Interested in learning more about ways to keep your workplace safe? If so, AWC’s Retro Program is offering workshops to help you navigate workplace safety issues.

Who should attend

  • Members of the AWC Workers’ Compensation Retro Program
  • City staff responsible for risk management/loss control/safety
  • Safety committee members
  • Human resource, public works employees and supervisors, building inspectors and other field employees


For a detailed course information for all dates, click here.

April 22 April 23
  • Office ergonomics & office safety
  • Leverage your lift
  • Safety committees
  • Return to work
  • Chemical hazard communications & industrial hygiene
  • Hearing conservation
May 5  
  • Management's role in safety
  • Accident investigation
  • Safety committees


8:30 am Registration
9 am – 12:15 pm Workshops
12:15 – 1:15 pm Lunch (not provided)
1:15 – 2:45 pm Workshop
2:45 – 3 pm Discussion/Questions


Bob Meyer, Certified Safety Professional, ergo SAVVY

Registration and fees

Register now for April 22!

Register now for April 23!

Register now for May 5!

Registration for the July Academy will open in early May.

AWC Workers’ Comp Retro Program members registration – Free
Other AWC RMSA, Employee Benefit Trust, D&A Consortium members registration – $90
Non-AWC members – $120

Cancellation policy: A fee of $20 will be charged for cancellations made more than one week prior to the meeting for which you are registered. Cancellations made less than seven days prior to the meeting for which you are registered will require full payment.


Workshop information
Ian Payne
(360) 753-4137

Registration or cancellation questions and special accommodations
For TDD users, please use the state’s toll-free relay service, (800) 833-6388, and ask the operator to dial the AWC number.

Retro Safety Coordinator (RSC) Program

Available to Retro program members only

AWC’s Retro Program sponsors the Retro Safety Coordinator program to recognize educational achievement and professional excellence in workplace safety. This program consists of 12 required courses. For more information on the Retro Safety Coordinator Program click here.