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AWC Workers' Comp Retro Program

Retro Safety Academy

November 7, 8, 28, 29 – Airway Heights
Airway Heights Water Reclamation Plant
12405 W 21st Ave
Airway Heights, WA

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.

Retro Safety Academy is an excellent opportunity for your organization to strengthen its safety culture and awareness. We encourage all Retro members to have at least one person attend trainings; attendees that complete the training will be able to bring practical safety suggestions, samples and tools back to their workplace.

AWC's Retro Safety Academy is a 12-class training course covering workplace safety topics applicable to municipal organizations. Attendees will learn about compliance with state safety standards and best practices for building strong safety cultures in their organizations.

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

Agenda & schedule

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


November 7

Management’s role in safety
How accidents happen
Safety audit & hazard assessment

November 8

Leading safety discussions
Accident investigations
Preparing for a DOSH inspection

November 28

Office ergonomics & office safety
Leverage your lift
Safety committees

November 29

Return to Work
Chemical hazard communications & industrial hygiene
Hearing conservation

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

Registration and fees

Register now for Airway Heights – November 7, 8, 28, and 29!

Registration will open soon for Airway Heights.

AWC Workers’ Comp Retro Program members registration – Free
Non-Retro members registration – $240

See AWC’s conference and workshop terms of agreement for information on our refund/cancellation policy.


Workshop information
Ian Payne
(360) 753-4137

Registration or cancellation questions and special accommodations
Please contact us at least seven business days prior to the workshop if any disability accommodations are needed. 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.