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Teck Gotreau from Kootenai County Sheriff Volunteer Search and Rescue holds up a tealight Wednesday as she discusses what she keeps handy while out in the backcountry during a session at Safety Fest in Post Falls.

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It's the Safety Fest
February 22, 2024 1:09 a.m.

It's the Safety Fest

Free training sessions continue in PF today, Friday

Safe workspaces are more than just hard hats, leather gloves and steel-toed boots. They also include effective communication, appropriate boundaries, trust and cultural awareness. Some factors to consider are gender, the organizational hierarchy and age. "Age could be a factor as some people refuse to take orders from folks that are young," said Adam Gerson, compliance assistance specialist with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Boise Area Office.