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  • June 9-12, 2008: ASSE's Professional Development Conference, Safety 2008, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada.
    • June 10, 2008: Steven F. Witt, Director, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs (DCSP), USDOL-OSHA; Brad Giles, Vice President, Washington Division of URS Corporation; Emory E. Knowles, III, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems Sector; and James Thornton, Northrop Grumman; presented "Safety and Health Management Systems - A Comparison of US and Global Models."
    • June 11, 2008: Lee Anne Jillings, then-Director, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA; Danezza Quinterro, Occupational Safety and Health Specialist, Office of Construction Services, Directorate of Construction, USDOL-OSHA; Brad Giles, Vice President, Washington Division of URS Corporation; and Michael Behm, Assistant Professor, East Carolina University; presented "Incorporating Safety into Your Company's Design Build Process."
  • July 9-11, 2007: Prevention through Design Workshop, Washington, DC.
    • July 9, 2007: Thomas H. Zarges, Chief Operating Officer, Washington Division of URS Corporation, gave the Workshop's Keynote Presentation during which he discussed the OSHA and Washington Division of URS Corporation Alliance.
  • July 24-27, 2006: Washington Division of URS Corporation's Safety Workshop, Boise, Idaho.
    • July 24, 2006: Paula White, then-Director, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs, USDOL-OSHA, presented "OSHA Cooperative Program Update" and discussed the Agency's Voluntary Protection Programs and its Challenge Pilot, Strategic Partnerships and the Alliance Program.
    • July 25, 2006: Stewart Burkhammer, then-Director, Office of Construction Services, Directorate of Construction, USDOL-OSHA; presented "OSHA Construction Update" and highlighted the Alliances that are impacting the construction industry.
  • June 11-14, 2006: ASSE's Professional Development Conference, Safety, 2006, Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle, Washington.
    • June 12, 2006: Stewart Burkhammer, then-Director, Office of Construction Services, Directorate of Construction (DOC), USDOL-OSHA; and Brad Giles, Vice President for Environmental Safety, Health and Security, Washington Division of URS Corporation; participated in a panel roundtable; "OSHA Construction Update." During the roundtable discussions, OSHA's Alliance Program initiatives and cooperative programs were discussed.
    • June 14, 2006: Stewart Burkhammer, then-Director, Office of Construction Services, DOC, USDOL-OSHA; and Brad Giles, Vice President for Environmental Safety, Health and Security, Washington Division of URS Corporation; participated in a panel presentation; "Designing for Construction Worker Safety." 
  • June 12-15, 2005: ASSE's Professional Development Conference, Safety 2005, Ernest R. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana.
    • June 15, 2005: Stewart Burkhammer, then-Director, Office of Construction Services, Directorate of Construction, USDOL-OSHA; Brad Giles, Vice President for Environmental Safety, Health and Security, Washington Division of URS Corporation; and a representative from the OSHA and Board of Certified Safety Professionals and Council on Certification of Health, Environmental and Safety Technologists Alliance; gave presentations during a conference workshop, "Supporting SH&E Careers in Government." The topics covered in the workshop provided government employees in the safety, health and environmental fields with career development information, including the paths and milestones for professional level certification.
  • September 1-2, 2004: National Construction Safety Executives Fall Meeting, The Coeur d'Alene Resort, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.