Man who lost hands
to talk about safety

Motivational speaker Billy Robbins, who lost both hands after he touched a high-voltage power line in a workplace accident, will present a 90-minute session on how to create an accident-free job site at a health and safety conference scheduled for Wednesday through next Friday at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel.

Gov. Linda Lingle will also speak at the conference -- the eighth biennial Governor's Pacific Rim Safety and Health Conference -- on the importance of a healthy workplace.

Keynote speaker John Henshaw, head of the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration, will talk about emerging health and safety workplace issues.

For more information, visit the American Industrial Hygiene Association Hawaii's Web site at


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