Welcome to Safety Fest of the Great Northwest Boise
Thank you for another great event, the 2019 was a huge success. 2019 Event Overview
Check back soon for 2020 dates.
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Safety Fest is an annual training event that offers free safety and health training to workers, supervisors, and managers of all levels. The next Boise Safety Fest will be held January 2020 and will include a vendor show. We offer roughly 60 classes including some old favorites and some new ones.
Registration: November 26 through December 21, 2018. Registration is closed
NEW Location: Boise State – Student Union Building 2nd Floor – 1700 W. University Drive, Boise, ID 83706 (across the street from the Lincoln garage)
Parking: We recommend parking in the Lincoln garage. There will be a Safety Fest button on the parking payment kiosk and it will prompt you to pay. By using the Safety Fest button on the kiosk you will be given the discounted rate of $2.50 a day. (Attendee Parking Directions PDF)
For clarification parking is good for the whole day. For example if you leave for lunch and return to the garage the cameras recognize your license plate when you come back from lunch and then sees that it already has been checked in for the day.
Overall Event Schedule (PDF)
Opening Session – January 22, 9 a.m. to noon
This year’s theme: The Art of Selling Safety featuring a panel of experts discussing how they sell safety to employees, clients, subcontractors, management, government, and the public. Keynote speaker, Tim Page-Bottorff, CSP, CET, and recent recipient of both the ASSP and NSC highest awards, will share techniques on how to inject Humor in Safety – from Blah Blah Blah to Ha Ha Aha! This is your chance to learn the latest proven techniques to sell safety in your business!
Lunch with OSHA – January 22, noon to 1 p.m.
Bring your lunch and join us for an informal gathering to get to know the Director and some of the Boise team. Get an update on OSHA’s focus and hot topics. Bring your questions.
New Healthcare Track – January 24th (walk-in spots are available for this track)
We are offering a healthcare track on Thursday, January 24th geared towards both home and private healthcare providers and sponsored in part by St. Luke’s Health System. This is a 4-part track and you can choose to register for all 4 sessions or choose just the ones you find relevant.
As always, we could not provide this event without the support and contributions from our founding partners, sponsors, vendors and volunteer instructors. Be sure to recognize these community advocates of safety for all the great support they provide year after year.
We are excited to announce our new 2019 Location Sponsor, Boise State University!
Boise State University’s Student Union Building
1700 University Drive
Boise, ID 83725
Parking: Parking will be available in designated areas for a discounted price of $2.25/space/day by utilizing the payment kiosks and the Event Button “Safety Fest” on the screen. Guests will enter their space # and supply payment to the machine, retaining the receipts for their records.
Smoke Free Campus: The Student Union is designated as non-smoking, therefore Boise Safety Fest attendees and guest shall abide by Boise State University Policy #9110: Smoke-Free Campus. Use of e-cigarettes, e-cigars, and e-pipes shall be permitted in outdoor spaces only.
Map to a off-campus smoking area (PDF)
Prohibition of Weapons: Weapons are prohibited in the Student Union, including all event spaces and attached facilities with direct access such as the Special Events Center (SpEC), per Boise State University Policy #12080: Possession of Firearms/Weapons on University Owned or Controlled Premises. The Boise State Office of the General Counsel is the only University entity that will give official explanations of this policy. The University is not bound by the statements of any employee outside of the Office of the General Counsel regarding weapons policy.
2019 Title Sponsor, Idaho State Insurance Fund:
2019 Platinum Sponsor, St. Luke’s Health System:
2019 Gold Sponsors, Lockton and Payne West Insurance:
Not in the Boise area? Visit one of the other Safety Fest Locations: