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April 11 | 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Waterford Oaks Activity Center | 2800 Watkins Lake Rd, Waterford

Geared toward park maintenance staff & supervisors, this training will feature a review of current MIOSHA (Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration) practices and standards in your workplace. Activities include setting and enforcing occupational safety and health standards; providing safety and health training; and working with partners to develop innovative programs to prevent workplace hazards. 


8:30 am -9:00 am    Registration
9:00 am - noon        Workshop & Educational Presentations
Noon - 1:00 pm        Lunch (provided with cost of registration)
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm    Workshop & Educational Presentations


$30 for mParks Members  $40 for Non-members
Space is limited and pre-registration is required by Friday, April 5.
No on-site registration.   
Topics Include:
  • I Survived a Surprise Visit from MIOSHA
  • MIOSHA Updates and Hot Topics
  • Ladder Safety
  • Fuel Storage
  • Lock Out Tag Out
  • Tool Blade Sharpening
  • PTO Shields/Drives
  • Trenching Safety Irrigation


Adam E. Wilberding, Senior Risk Control Consultant,Strategic Safety, Inc
Mr. Adam E. Wilberding has been providing risk control services to industry since 1995. He directly managed the safety programs for a group privately-owned construction and transportation businesses in southeast Michigan. In 2011, he began offering safety consulting services to various sizes of organizations in a wide range of industries. His expertise is construction, general industry and fleet safety (i.e., both DOT and non-DOT related operations); defensive driver/distracted driver awareness training (more than 10 years as an in-house Smith System Instructor) instructing over 15,000 commercial drivers and 2,750 non-commercial drivers; active involvement with claims management and litigation as a company representative; assisting with commercial insurance program renewals; and holding various environmental certifications. He is first aid/CPR and OSHA 30-Hour construction certified. He remains passionate about minimizing organizational risk in order to protect people, property and profit.

DJ Coffey, CPRP, Park Supervisor: Independence Oaks and Orion Oaks
DJ’s experience in risk management and safety training has come through 15 years of experience in the recreation field with OCPR, Michigan DNR, golf course maintenance and he received his Bachelor’s Degree from Central Michigan University. DJ and his staff survived a MIOSHA visit last year through their dedication to communication and general housekeeping standards. He will be sharing his experience through the process and conducting a question and answer session.