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Operation Lifesaver leaders, safety partners to gather June 26-28 for Leadership Workshop in Denver
Operation Lifesaver program leaders and trainers will gather in Denver this June. Photo credit: VISIT DENVER
WASHINGTON, DC, April 24, 2012 - Operation Lifesaver, Inc., (OLI, www.oli.org) the nonprofit rail safety education organization, will hold a Leadership Workshop (formerly called the International Symposium and Training Seminars) at the Embassy Suites Downtown/Convention Center in Denver, Colorado, June 26-28, 2012.
The event will bring together rail safety education leaders from North America and around the world to explore the latest information and innovations on improving safety at level crossings and along railroad rights-of-way. Using marketing communications and social media in public safety education, transit safety, and international issues will be among the topics covered.
“We look forward to sharing new ways to educate drivers and pedestrians to stay safe around tracks and trains in collaboration with our program leaders and safety partners,” said OLI President Helen M. Sramek.
The one and one-half day Leadership Workshop will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 27, and will end at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 28. Registration for Operation Lifesaver program leaders and trainers will begin May 7.
Operation Lifesaver's mission is to end collisions, deaths and injuries at highway-rail grade crossings and along railroad rights of way. Learn more about Operation Lifesaver at http://www.oli.org.
Operation Lifesaver, Inc. understands the importance of the news media’s role in helping the public make safe decisions around tracks and trains.
To request further information about Operation Lifesaver’s activities, or for additional safety information, please contact our national headquarters office at 703-739-0308 or 800-537-6224. If you are a reporter on deadline, please contact:
- DeQuendre Bertrand, Director of Internal and External Communications - Phone 703-739-0284, or email [email protected]
- Carol P. Steckbeck, Media Consultant - Phone 919-303-5140, or email [email protected]
About Operation Lifesaver
Operation Lifesaver’s mission is to end collisions, deaths and injuries at highway-rail grade crossings and on rail property through a nationwide network of volunteers who work to educate people about rail safety. Our national office in Alexandria, VA, supports state programs, developing videos, educational brochures, instructional information and other materials for audiences of all ages. Our state coordinators are located in all 50 states.
Operation Lifesaver, Inc.
1420 King Street, Suite 201
Alexandria, VA 22314
Email : [email protected]
Media Inquiries: [email protected]