Douglas County Safety Association Roundtable Meeting


Douglas County Courthouse, 1036 SE Douglas Street, Roseburg Room 310


Noon – 1:00 pm (Brown Bag Event)

Roundtables offer a unique forum for peer-to-peer sharing of experiences, critical issues and expertise.

The roundtable is a discussion group. Discussion is based on topics brought by attendees.

Roundtables are focused on the open discussion period and provide each attendee the opportunity for participation and dialogue on their issue. The roundtable is a good opportunity to share experiences, troubleshoot problems and network with peers in a smaller, informal setting. Each participant is offered a chance to pose questions and share information. All attendees are encouraged to bring issues for discussion and materials for sharing.

12/19/18 Distracted and Fatigued Driving

Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death in the workplace in Oregon. This presentation will provide information on the leading causes of distraction and fatigue while driving, and practical strategies to influence change in driving behaviors.

Presented by: Patti McGuire, Senior Safety Management Consultant for SAIF Corporation. Patti McGuire is a Senior Safety Management Consultant for SAIF Corporation. She has been with SAIF since November of 2013 and works with employers in Jackson, Klamath and Lake Counties to improve their safety and health programs and reduce injuries. Previously she was the Manager of Occupational Health and Safety for Harry & David, overseeing safety and health programs for multiple facilities and 50+ retail stores nationwide. She also spent five years working in human resources in Wood Products manufacturing and fifteen years in Retail in district and store level operations. Patti is an Oregon native and has an AS degree in Business Administration-Accounting, however she was drawn to the field of Human Resources and Safety early in her career after a workplace fatality affected her family and her employer.

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