Annual Safety and Health Conference

The Safety and Health Conference is one of the official resources from the Division of Industrial Safety and Health for emergency personnel, employers, employees, safety professionals and others to go to for training. The conference benefits all Private Industry (companies), Cities, Counties, School Districts and State Agencies. The four-day event begins with a two-day conference featuring the latest in regulations, changes in laws and upcoming rules. Additionally, the conference features highly anticipated exhibitors that display the latest in safety and health equipment and technology. The conference concludes with two-days of Professional Development Classes (PDC) in the 10-Hour OSHA Outreach Training for General Industry and Construction. Safety and Health Objectives are established for select conference sessions. Continuing Education is obtainable on a self-submittal basis.

You can also get quick updates on the conference by following the event on LinkedIn! Also, we have our own hashtag! We encouarage participants of the conference to use #SafetyandHealthKansas when sharing the event as well as when you are enjoying the event! 

The Annual Safety and Health Conference is funded by sponsor contributions, exhibitor and attendee fees. It is not supported by taxpayer dollars.

Contact the Conference Planning Unit

Dena Ackors, Safety and Health Conference Coordinator

417 SW Jackson St
Topeka, KS 66603-3327

Hotel Topeka Accomodations

Location and Directions

Free parking at Hotel Topeka at City Center for guests and attendees

2023 Conference Program 

The 73rd Safety and Health Conference program is your go-to resource for everything you need to know prior to and while attending the conference!

Continuing Education

All continuing education for the Safety and Health Conference is on a self-submittal system. The conference will provide objectives, a program and attendance certificate (upon request).  

Safety and Health Objectives for 2023 have been established and can be viewed below. 

 IMPORTANT: Online Registration has closed. You will be able to register onsite starting at 7:00 a.m. September 26. Fill out the “Fillable Registration Form” below and bring it with you.

Fillable Registration Form Mail-In Only 

Purchase, Pricing and Refunds

For details on purchase, pricing, and refunds of the Annual Safety and Health Conference please click on the document below. 

Special Accomodations

All reasonable attempts will be made to accommodate special needs. Persons with special needs are encouraged to report them at the time of registration to

Helpers to persons with special needs are not required to register and can take part in all conference activities except the seated luncheons. Helpers can purchase extra lunch tickets in advance at $25 each by contacting or purchase the tickets on site at the registration desk.

No sponsors were solicited by any employees of the State of Kansas. All sponsorships were coordinated through the efforts of private citizens on the Safety and Health Conference Committee. The appearance of sponsors on this page is not, and should not be considered, an endorsement of products or services provided by these entities.



Cross Manufacturing Inc.
Brandon Taylor

Felisha Noland


Beverly Figge 


Duane Billinger


Tami Hadley



Rick Leines

Contact: 785-238-8550

Anthony Davis





Annual Corn Hole Tournament

Charity Cornhole Tournament 

Proceeds will be earmarked for programs in Kansas provided by the Safety and Health council of Western Missouri and Kansas. The SHC is a non-profit education and outreach organization offering defensive driving courses, child car seat safety courses and donations of car seats to low-income families, occupational training, and professional safety consultation.

Date and Location:

September 25, 2023
Hotel Topeka at City Center
1717 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS 66612
Room: Emerald Ballroom
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Tournament Registration

Online Registration

If you are not able to register for the Cornhole Tournament online, please use the mail-in form below. 

Future Conference Dates and Locations

74th Conference: 
September 30, 2024 – October 4, 2024
DoubleTree by Hilton Wichita Airport
2098 Airport Road
Wichita, KS 67209

75th Conference - Pending Dates