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Region 10 News Release: 06-1007-SEA (06-47)
June 9, 2006
Contact: Sharon Worthy or Michael Shimizu
Phone: (202) 693-4676 (206) 553-7620

OSHA Assistant Secretary To Brief Media

WASHINGTON -- Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., the U. S. Department of Labor's assistant secretary for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), will hold a media availability on Monday, June 12, 2006, at 1:30 p.m. PDT in Seattle, Wash., during the American Society of Safety Engineers' (ASSE) 2006 Professional Development Conference and Exposition.

Mr. Foulke is addressing the conference and will provide an update on OSHA's significant issues. He will also re-sign an OSHA workplace safety alliance with ASSE.

Who: Edwin G. Foulke, Jr.
Assistant Secretary for OSHA
U. S. Department of Labor
What: Media Availability
When: Monday, June 12, 2006, 1:30 p.m. PST
Where: Washington State Convention and Trade Center
800 Convention Place, Room 4 B
Seattle, Wash.
Contacts: Diane Hurns, ASSE Public Relations Manager
ASSE Media Room (206) 219-4711
Grand Hyatt Seattle (206) 262-0070

Michael Shimizu, Regional Director for Public Affairs
U.S. Department of Labor
Seattle, Wash. (206) 553 7620

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