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December 19
BEST Conference Registration Opens
Wake County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) recently opened registration for the annual Business Environmental & Safety Training (BEST) Conference. The conference will be held Thursday, February 6, 2014, at the McKimmon Center, North Carolina State University, 1101 Gorman St., Raleigh. Registration ends Wednesday, January 29, 2014.

"The conference really gives us the opportunity to discuss best practices to make our community an even safer place to live," said Wake County Emergency Management Director Joshua Creighton.

The conference is designed for professionals involved with:
  • environmental compliance and reporting,
  • industrial hygiene,
  • safety and health and
  • emergency planning and response.
The LEPC is a federally mandated committee with membership from local businesses, emergency response groups, media, hospitals, environmental interest groups and universities. The mission is to effectively plan for emergencies involving hazardous materials. The LEPC meets quarterly, and the public is invited to attend.

Visit www.wakegov.com/lepc to register or for more information about the BEST Conference.