Grainger Launches Free Webinar Series for MRO and Purchasing Professionals

On May 13, Grainger will launch 'On the Job,' a FREE webinar series that provides actionable solutions to help businesses save time and money.

Through 'On the Job,' industry experts and knowledgeable Grainger staff partner to provide relevant answers to issues that affect today's business.

Grainger is proud to share our industry insight with businesses to help them get the job done.

The May 13 webinar topic will be: What is an Arc Flash and Why Should I Care?

Statistics show that on an average day, severe electrical injuries send five to 10 workers to a burn center, and that one in 10 electrical accidents result in death.

Join Grainger and keynote speaker Patrick Ostrenga*, Compliance Assistance Specialist for the U.S. Dept. of Labor for a FREE webinar to learn about OSHA electrical safe work practices and anonymously ask OSHA about your compliance concerns. *Patrick was on the committee that rewrote the new OSHA electrical standard.

Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Time: 10:00 AM CST - 11:30 AM CST
Date: Thursday, May 15, 2008
Time: 2:00 PM CST - 3:30 PM CST

Visit to register as well as view the 2008 webinar calendar.
Future topics include Energy Management, Running a Productive Facility, and Staying in Business After an Emergency, to name a few.

About Grainger

Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW), with 2007 sales of $6.4 billion, is the leading broad line supplier of facilities maintenance products serving businesses and institutions in Canada, China, Mexico and the United States. Through a highly integrated network including more than 600 branches, 18 distribution centers and multiple Web sites, Grainger's employees help customers get the job done.

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