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  • June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am

    S5001 | Ethics, Compliance and Engagement: A Case Study


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Emerging Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group


    Description

    Safety professionals often encounter ethically challenging issues. With the right amount of technical knowledge, business acumen and engagement skills, we can rest easy knowing that we took the right approach. Learn about one team's approach in response to a massive corporate edict.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Bryce J. Griffler

    M.Eng., CSP, ASP

    BAE Systems, Inc.
    Safety, Health, & Environmental Manager


    S5002 | Business Skills for Safety Professionals: Understand the Business First


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am


    Description

    If you want to advance safety in your organization, you must understand your business first. Learn the five essential business skills every safety and health professional needs to master. Build your business knowledge to improve your safety performance.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Camille P. Oakes

    M.Eng., CSP, SMS

    Better Safety
    President and CEO


    S5003 | Slow Safety™: How Adaptive OSH Professionals Influence Decisions


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee and the Consultants and Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

    Do you want to be more effective when advising stakeholders and influencing those who make workplace safety decisions? We will explore Slow Safety™, an adaptive facilitator approach to developing an effective occupational safety and health professional consultancy.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Daniel Snyder

    Ed.D., CSP, CET

    SafetyConsultants.org
    CEO


    S5004 | Does Your Safety Plan End With, "Call 9-1-1"?


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am


    Description

    Too often construction site safety plans end with the phrase "call 9-1-1." Gain insight on the capabilities and limitations of the fire service and EMS provider organizations.

    Track

    Construction, Emergency Management/Security

    Speaker(s)

    Mike Bewley

    EMT, CSP

    City of Austin Public Works Department
    Safety Manager


    S5005 | Advancing Head Protection: Leading Innovation and Creating Change


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am


    Description

    Learn about Clark Construction's journey out of the outdated hard hat and into a helmet. According to a study published by NIOSH, one of every four construction fatalities is due to a traumatic brain injury. Learn how these statistics are changing professional thinking about head protection.

    Track

    Construction, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Seth Randall

    CSP, CHST

    Clark Construction Group, LLC
    Division Safety Director


    S5006 | Security: The Rising Safety Risks


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am


    Description

    As industrial operations are increasingly connected, security risks inherently increase, affecting physical assets, work environments and worker safety. Develop an understanding of why these attacks are rising dramatically, and learn steps you can take to mitigate security-based safety risks.

    Track

    Emergency Management/Security, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Steven W. Ludwig

    Rockwell Automation
    Program Manager, Safety and Security


    S5007 | Using Total Worker Health® to Broaden Your Safety Program


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am


    Description

    A Total Worker Health® (TWH) program recognizes that environmental, social, and personal health factors, on and off the job, contribute to workplace safety outcomes. Learn how employers are incorporating TWH in their safety programs and discover free tools to help you introduce TWH in your organization.

    Track

    Healthcare/Wellness, Industrial Hygiene/Health

    Speaker(s)

    Jennifer M. Cavallari

    Sc.D., CIH

    UConn Health
    Associate Professor


    S5008 | Creating a Culture of Speaking Up (Safety Intervention)


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am


    Description

    The nature and origins of safety culture are often confusing. Discuss the mechanisms behind culture formation and review specific steps you and your organization can take to create a culture in which employees intervene in unsafe operations without hesitation.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Phillip C. Ragain

    MA

    The RAD Group
    Director of Human Performance Improvement


    S5009 | The Tony Crow Story: Safety 24/7 at Work, Home and Play


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am


    Description

    Tony Crow worked for Texas Utilities at a coal-fired power plant for 26 years. On Feb. 15, 2003, he was blinded for life. Hear his story about the importance of communication, wearing proper PPE and speaking up when others take risky actions because incidents change lives forever.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Tony Crow

    I N J A M
    President


    S5010 | Something Wicked This Way Comes: IAQ Problem Exorcism


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) Common Interest Group and the Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty


    Description

    Learn through real-life, enthralling case studies about successes and detailed best practice strategies you can adapt to manage and resolve indoor air quality (IAQ) issues. Return to your workplace with a portfolio of IAQ resources.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene/Health, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Louise E. Vallee

    CSP, CIH, CPE

    Crum & Forster
    AVP, Risk Engineering Manager


    S5011 | Process Safety: Lessons Learned From a Refinery Catalytic Cracking Unit Explosion and Fire


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am


    Description

    Learn lessons from a case study that illustrates the connection between process safety information and mechanical integrity. Our OSHA presenters will describe an incident that caused an explosion and large hydrocarbon fire at a refinery, and they will showcase how process safety information can affect operating procedures, process hazards analysis, mechanical integrity, inspection testing and preventive maintenance.

    Track

    Oil, Gas/Mining & Mineral Resources, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Stan Smith

    USDOL/OSHA
    Chemical Engineer


    Corey Beacom

    USDOL/OSHA
    Health Scientist


    S5012 | In the Weeds: Managing Workplace Risks of Legalized Marijuana


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am


    Description

    Join our panelists as they discuss legalized marijuana and recent developments in state and federal laws. Identify strategies for minimizing legal risks associated with determining impairment and workplace accommodations, explore discrimination and drug testing policies, learn how to define "safety sensitive" positions and more.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Barry S. Spurlock

    J.D., Esq., CSP

    Eastern Kentucky University
    Assistant Professor


    Todd B. Logsdon

    J.D., Esq.

    Fisher & Phillips, LLP
    Partner-Attorney


    Gregory Robbins

    M.D.

    Premise Health
    Toyota Medical Director


    Kristin R.b. White

    Fisher & Phillips, LLP
    Partner - Attorney


    S5013 | Fundamentals of OSH: Hazard Identification and Control


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am


    Description

    Build knowledge of the essential elements of hazard identification and the steps for defining, eliminating or controlling hazards. Take away information on the major sources of hazards, systematic methods of evaluating them, system safety concepts and the fundamental elements of incident investigations.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Ken Daigle

    P.E.

    Citadel EHS
    Principal Consultant


    S5014 | Workplace Risk Management: How OSH Can Make a Positive Impact


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) Common Interest Group and the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    Occupational safety and health professionals typically focuses on incident and risk managers focus on cost. The space between provides an opportunity for OSH professionals to positively impact profitability. Review concepts and implementable strategies to help you become a pivotal player in workplace risk management.

    Track

    Risk Management/Insurance, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Christina R. Roll

    MS, CSP

    Chubb Insurance
    Sr. Property Casualty Risk Engineer


    Daniel J. Rollino

    CSP, ARM

    Chubb Insurance
    Sr. Property Casualty Risk Engineer


    S5015 | New Data Reveals Improved Fatigue Management Strategies


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am


    Description

    Join industry researchers to explore how data from recent case studies illuminate solutions that employers can use to minimize fatigue among workers. We will showcase findings from recent studies of fatigue in manufacturing settings and fire departments across the U.S.

    Track

    Healthcare/Wellness, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Kevin Lombardo

    MBA

    DORN Companies
    CEO and President


    Lora Cavuoto

    Ph.D., CPE

    University at Buffalo
    Associate Professor


    S5016 | Culture Change at a Pulp and Paper Mill: A Blended Approach


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am


    Description

    Develop knowledge to use a blended management approach to achieve desired worker participation and program partnership. Review a case study and discuss management system elements that you can deploy in your organization.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Scott Gaddis

    Intelex Technologies
    Vice President, Global Practice Leader, EHS


    Sean Lane

    CSP, CHMM

    Domtar Corporation
    EHS Manager


    S5017 | Revised ANSI/ASSP Z10 Management System Standard: A Game Changer


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Risk Assessment Committee and the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    The revised ANSI/ASSP Z10 standard provides an outstanding framework to establish or improve your safety and health management system. Develop skills to create a management system that builds collaboration and improves feedback processes that lead to continuous improvement rather than a wasteful paper bureaucracy.

    Track

    Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Jim Howe

    CSP

    Safety Solutions
    President


    S5018 | How to Develop a Comprehensive Fall Protection Program


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    Review the key components needed to develop and implement a comprehensive managed fall protection program to better protect your workers from fall hazards. Join us as we explore recommendations from ANSI/ASSP Z359.2, Minimum Requirements for a Comprehensive Managed Fall Protection Program, and other template documents from the U.S. Navy.

    Track

    Safety Management, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Jake Z. Williams

    P.E., CSP, LEED AP

    REK Associates
    Civil Engineer/Fall Protection Specialist


    John T. Blake

    REK Associates
    Aviation Fall Protection Program Manager/Training Specialist


    S5019 | Biological Eye and Face Protection: A New Standard


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    Collect the latest information on eye and face PPE standards from members of the ANSI/ISEA Z87 committee who write these standards. Changes are coming: Will you be ready?

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    James R. Harris

    Ph.D., P.E.

    NIOSH
    Lead General Engineer/Team Lead


    JP Sankpill

    Essilor of America
    Director of Safety Regulatory Compliance & SED Accounts


    S5020 | Cross-Cultural Factors in Disney's Safety In Motion


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am


    Description

    Learn how Disney has customized the Safety In Motion® soft-tissue injury prevention program to succeed in a wide range of cultural environments. Develop insights into adapting leadership events, visual content and training.

    Track

    Sustainability/Human Capital, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Bob Button

    MS

    Safety In Motion, Inc.
    C.E.O. & Senior Consultant


    Brian T. Cook

    MPH

    Walt Disney Parks & Resorts
    Manager, Segment Safety Programs


    S5021 | Developing an Effective and Consistent OSH Training Program


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee and the Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources Practice Specialty


    Description

    As an occupational safety and health professional, you develop and manage training that may not follow a specific methodology. Using ANSI/ASSP Z490.l -2016, Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training, you can manage, develop and deliver consistent and effective safety training.

    Track

    Technical/Engineering/Standards, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Wayne Vanderhoof

    CSP

    RETTEW
    Sr. Health & Safety Consultant


    S5022 | Distracted Driving: Our National Epidemic


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am


    Description

    Distracted driving is an epidemic in the U.S. Gain new insight on this significant concern based on the instructor's personal experience of losing his daughter, Megan, due to a distracted driver.

    Track

    Risk Management/Insurance, Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Thomas R. Goeltz

    CSP

    Hays Companies
    Vice President of Risk Management


    S5023 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Cooperative Efforts to Face a Common Challenge—The Increasing Fatality Rate Among the Hispanic Workforce


    June 23, 9:30am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Hispanic Safety Professionals Common Interest Group


    Description

    From 2011 to 2016, two-thirds of the 3,244 work-related deaths among Latinos involved an immigrant. As their numbers in the workforce continue to grow, we must work to reduce the occupational safety and health disparities they face and eliminate the negative consequences these disparities introduce to workers, employers and society at large. To achieve this, we need to build a collaborative and sustainable effort.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    TBD

    TBD

    Number Session Level Track
    S5001 Ethics, Compliance and Engagement: A Case Study I Business Skills & Personal Development, Risk Management/Insurance
    S5002 Business Skills for Safety Professionals: Understand the Business First I Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    S5003 Slow Safety™: How Adaptive OSH Professionals Influence Decisions E Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    S5004 Does Your Safety Plan End With, "Call 9-1-1"? I Construction, Emergency Management/Security
    S5005 Advancing Head Protection: Leading Innovation and Creating Change I Construction, Safety Management
    S5006 Security: The Rising Safety Risks I Emergency Management/Security, Safety Management
    S5007 Using Total Worker Health® to Broaden Your Safety Program I Healthcare/Wellness, Industrial Hygiene/Health
    S5008 Creating a Culture of Speaking Up (Safety Intervention) A Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior
    S5009 The Tony Crow Story: Safety 24/7 at Work, Home and Play B Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S5010 Something Wicked This Way Comes: IAQ Problem Exorcism I Industrial Hygiene/Health, Risk Management/Insurance
    S5011 Process Safety: Lessons Learned From a Refinery Catalytic Cracking Unit Explosion and Fire I Oil, Gas/Mining & Mineral Resources, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S5012 In the Weeds: Managing Workplace Risks of Legalized Marijuana I Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Safety Management
    S5013 Fundamentals of OSH: Hazard Identification and Control B Risk Assessment
    S5014 Workplace Risk Management: How OSH Can Make a Positive Impact B Risk Management/Insurance, Safety Management
    S5015 New Data Reveals Improved Fatigue Management Strategies I Healthcare/Wellness, Safety Management
    S5016 Culture Change at a Pulp and Paper Mill: A Blended Approach I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S5017 Revised ANSI/ASSP Z10 Management System Standard: A Game Changer I Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S5018 How to Develop a Comprehensive Fall Protection Program B Safety Management, Training/Education
    S5019 Biological Eye and Face Protection: A New Standard B Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S5020 Cross-Cultural Factors in Disney's Safety In Motion A Sustainability/Human Capital, Training/Education
    S5021 Developing an Effective and Consistent OSH Training Program I Technical/Engineering/Standards, Training/Education
    S5022 Distracted Driving: Our National Epidemic I Risk Management/Insurance, Transportation
    S5023 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Cooperative Efforts to Face a Common Challenge—The Increasing Fatality Rate Among the Hispanic Workforce Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am

    S5025 | What Differentiates Safety Excellence From Basic Safety?


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Management Practice Specialty


    Description

    Once you have done a great job of traditional safety, where do you go from there? An entire field of study, management tools and metrics have been developed for just such endeavors. Develop knowledge of these resources and learn how organizations have used them to achieve excellence.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Terry L. Mathis

    ProAct Safety, Inc.
    CEO


    S5026 | Using Influence and Persuasion to Gain Commitment


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Blacks in Safety Excellence (BISE) Common Interest Group


    Description

    Collect actionable tactical and strategic information that you can use to consistently influence and persuade others to achieve desired objectives and build mutually beneficial long-term connections.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Julius E. Rhodes

    SPHR

    mpr group
    Founder and Principal


    S5027 | Effective Use of Perception Surveys on Construction Projects


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am


    Description

    Learn effective techniques for using perception surveys and focus groups on large construction projects to identify, address and resolve negative perceptions and misconceptions relative to safety, quality, productivity and employee retention. The results can help drive continuous improvement throughout all project phases.

    Track

    Construction, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Steven P. Pereira

    CSP

    Self-employed Consultant
    Consultant


    S5028 | Environmental Legacy Risks: Myths and Realities


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Risk Assessment Committee and the Standards Development Committee and the Environmental Practice Specialty


    Description

    Legacy environmental risks such as asbestos, lead and environmental air quality, specifically indoor air quality (IAQ), were common concerns in the recent past. Learn about IAQ myths and realities that you may encounter in today's workplace.

    Track

    Environment/Hazardous Material, Industrial Hygiene/Health

    Speaker(s)

    Georgi Popov

    Ph.D., CSP, ARM

    University of Central Missouri
    Professor


    Nicholas Turnbeaugh

    MS, GSP

    Burns & McDonnell Engineering
    Industrial Hygienist


    S5029 | Safety, Well-Being and Workers' Compensation: How They Impact Each Other


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am


    Description

    As we enter a new era in healthcare, employers are more actively engaged in the health of their workforce than ever. Review how comprehensive well-being programs can benefit the full continuum of a healthy workforce and improve key metrics for workers' compensation programs.

    Track

    Healthcare/Wellness, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Matthew J. Condon

    J.D., MBA

    Bardavon Health Innovations, LLC
    CEO


    Jenny Edwards

    MA, LAT/ARC

    Aetna
    Wellness Account Consultant


    S5030 | Psychological Safety: Making It Safe to Speak Up


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am


    Description

    Interested in demystifying the concept of psychological safety? Using real-world case studies, grow your knowledge of strategies to enable trust and acquire tools to help foster an environment where people feel safe to speak up.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Steven I. Simon

    Ph.D.

    Culture Change Consultants, Inc.
    President


    S5031 | Cost Effectiveness for Noise Control and Hearing Conservation


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am


    Description

    Discuss the complex facets of overseeing a program for hearing loss prevention and explore how you can organize them to demonstrate how they can be managed practically and efficiently.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene/Health, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Robert Anderson

    Robert Anderson Group, Inc.
    President


    S5032 | Improving Driving Safety—Successful Implementation: A Case Study


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Risk Assessment Committee and the Management and Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources and Transportation Practice Specialties


    Description

    Review aspects of Driving Safety in KOC, which speaks to implementing road safety programs. These initiatives signify the company's "We Care" commitment" and helped reduce lagging indicators to enhance occupational safety and health performance.

    Track

    Oil, Gas/Mining & Mineral Resources, Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Bala Siva Srikanth Adivi

    CSP, CMIOSH

    Kuwait Oil Company
    TPL Specialist I (HSE)


    Abdullah Al-Azmi

    Kuwait Oil Company
    Team Leader HSE(S&EK)


    Abdulrahman Al-Hajri

    Kuwait Oil Company
    Senior Safety Engineer HSE (S&EK) Team


    Yousef Al-qallaf

    Kuwait Oil Company
    Team Leader HSE(CSD)


    S5033 | It’s Not Just Dust: An Implementation Update on OSHA’s National Emphasis Program on Silica and Respirable Crystalline Silica Directive


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am


    Description

    OSHA has a National Emphasis Program (NEP) on silica, continues to include silica on its regulatory agenda and offers compliance assistance resources for employers. Hear a detailed overview of the NEP, and learn about OSHA’s enforcement policies and procedures addressing respirable crystalline silica exposures in general industry, maritime and construction. Develop an understanding of OSHA’s inspection process and methods for achieving compliance (i.e., engineering controls, work practices, respiratory protection). Review the latest updates on OSHA’s compliance assistance efforts, including guidance materials and a pending rulemaking action related to the construction industry.

    Track

    Construction, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Sven Rundman

    USDOL-OSHA
    Supervisory Industrial Hygienist


    S5034 | Knowledge About the Safety of Playground Equipment—Priceless


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Public Sector Practice Specialty


    Description

    Playground equipment is supposed to be fun and safe. Yet, each year, there are more than 200,000 emergency room visits by children injured on playground equipment. Examine the safety factors of playground equipment, discuss the value of a professional inspection and review effective risk reduction techniques.

    Track

    Hospitality, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Gary Jenkins

    CSP, ARM, CPSI



    S5035 | Workplace Examinations, Inspections and Audits: Beyond Compliance


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) Common Interest Group


    Description

    Examine OSHA/MSHA standards that mandate workplace inspections, documentation and retention requirements, and how these differ from formal audits. Review changes to MSHA's workplace exam rule and OSHA inspection requirements, and discuss legal exposure for examiners and auditors.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Adele L. Abrams

    Esq., CMSP

    Law Office of Adele L. Abrams PC
    President


    Glenna D. Smith

    CMSP

    McCraren Compliance
    Director of Consulting & Training


    S5036 | Engineering Practice Can Reduce Risk: Part 3


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Engineering and Ergonomics Practice Specialties


    Description

    Apply the first six steps of the problem-solving process to develop recommended actions for each case study presented and take back this approach to apply in you own organization.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Lawrence J.H. Schulze

    Ph.D., P.E., CPE

    University of Houston
    Associate Professor


    S5037 | Experience Modification Rate as a Measure of Safety Performance


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Public Sector and Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialties


    Description

    Have you ever considered using the workers' compensation experience modification rate (EMR) as an indicator of safety performance? Recent research highlights when EMR is and is not a good indicator of safety performance. Learn how to avoid incorrectly interpreting this number.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Kevin P. O'Barr

    MS, CSP

    NC Department of Labor
    Consultation Program Manager


    Ahmed Al-bayati

    Ph.D., P.E., CHST

    Lawrence Technological University
    Assistant Professor


    S5038 | The Next Frontier in Safety: Going Beyond Zero


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am


    Description

    Safety is a common term describing a condition of "'without incidents." But that is not safe. DeepSafe goes beyond that. It goes beyond numbers, beyond zero and into the heart of and soul of the business: its culture. To change culture, everything must change, starting with how we define safety.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Corrie Pitzer

    SAFEmap International
    CEO


    S5039 | Lockout/Tagout Myths and Misconceptions


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am


    Description

    Many myths and misunderstandings surround the use of lockout/tagout devices and related procedures. Our myth-busting discussion focuses on topics such as minor servicing exceptions, maintenance troubleshooting, exclusive control, control of gravity and training requirements for authorized personnel.

    Track

    Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Jonathan Zimmerman

    MS, CSP, CHMM

    Kellogg's
    Sr. Manager, KNA Environment and EHS Audit


    Bryan Haywood

    MS

    Safteng.net
    Founder and President


    S5040 | Millennials in the Workplace: Avoid Stereotypes to Improve Safety


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am


    Description

    Millennials will soon be the largest generation in the workforce, and their expectations regarding occupational safety and health and sustainability are shaping the way business is conducted. Examine statistical trends, debunk stereotypes and gain insights you can use to improve your safety management system with these workers in mind.

    Track

    Safety Management, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Glenn Trout

    VelocityEHS
    CEO


    S5041 | Fundamentals of OSH: Basic Safety Management


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am


    Description

    Many safety professionals are responsible for managing the workforce, materials and financial resources to optimize them for safety and health. Learn about management principles and how they apply to your role as an occupational safety and health professional.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Joel N. Tietjens

    CSP, CSHM, FASSP

    T-Jens & T-Jens, Inc.
    President


    S5042 | Racing Toward Inclusion: How to Impact Your Safety Culture


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Blacks in Safety Excellence (BISE) Common Interest Group and the Manufacturing Practice Specialty


    Description

    3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . GO! Take a P.I.T. S.T.O.P. to understand how inclusion affects employee engagement, communication, retention and career advancement. Explore roadblocks and discuss real-world examples that demonstrate how you as a safety professional can move into first place on diversity and inclusion in your organization.

    Track

    Sustainability/Human Capital, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Lindsay K. Bell

    MPH, CSP

    The Sherwin-Williams Company
    EHS Manager


    Abby Ferri

    CSP

    Hays Companies
    Vice President - National Construction Practice


    S5043 | The Impact of Automation on Worker Safety and Health


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Engineering and Manufacturing Practice Specialties


    Description

    The transition to a technologically advanced and autonomous world introduces a range of risks, many of which are not well understood. Discuss how to develop policies and apply research to help your organization transition to an autonomous world.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Joel M. Haight

    Ph.D., P.E.

    University of Pittsburgh
    Professor of Industrial Engineering


    Dawn N. Castillo

    NIOSH
    Division Director - Division of Safety Research


    Scott Gesinger

    MS, CSP

    CommScope
    Engineer, Corporate EHS


    Mark C. Schall Jr.

    Ph.D., CPE

    Auburn University
    Assistant Professor


    Richard Sesek

    Ph.D., CSP

    Auburn University
    Tim Cook Associate Professor


    S5044 | ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection and Restraint Forum


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    The ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection Code provides an overall blueprint to help prevent injuries that result when workers fall from heights. Learn tangible techniques and approaches you can use to improve your fall protection and restraint programs.

    Track

    Technical/Engineering/Standards, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Thom Kramer

    P.E., CSP

    ANSI/ASSP Z359 Committee
    LJB Inc. Principal & Z359 Chair


    Dan Henn

    ANSI/ASSP Z359 Committee
    Reliance Fall Protection Vice President of Operations & Z359 Vice-Chair


    Adam Rubin

    MS, CSP

    ANSI/ASSP Z359 Committee
    Zachry Group, Senior Corporate Safety Manager


    S5045 | Tell Me a Story: Teach Using the Power of Orality


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Consultants and Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

    Forget technology. Transform your safety training with the time-tested method of orality to bring simple safety stories to life for your audience. Orality involves carefully crafted stories and insightful questions to help your audience apply the story's truths and one final powerful step.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Joe C. Korpi

    CSP

    Renewable Energy Group
    Manager, Safety & Health


    S5046 | Promoting Safety in Preventive Maintenance Practices


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am


    Description

    Have you ever considered how preventive maintenance practices can increase workplace hazards? Increase your awareness of the risks associated with preventive maintenance practices so you can reduce the hazards and prevent workplace injuries and fatalities.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Charles W. Blauth

    Chubb Insurance
    Risk Engineering Jurisdictional Quality Specialist


    Craig Bierl

    ARM

    Chubb Insurance
    Equipment Breakdown & Energy Executive Field Specialist


    S5047 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: What's This Thing Called Sustainability?


    June 23, 10:45am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Environmental Practice Specialty


    Description

    Is it waste? Is it water? Is it carbon emissions? What exactly is sustainability and how is it defined? Join us to discuss how organizations define sustainability and review emerging requirements that will shape the future of our planet (as well as our economy).

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    TBD

    TBD

    Number Session Level Track
    S5025 What Differentiates Safety Excellence From Basic Safety? A Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior
    S5026 Using Influence and Persuasion to Gain Commitment I Business Skills & Personal Development, Training/Education
    S5027 Effective Use of Perception Surveys on Construction Projects A Construction, Safety Management
    S5028 Environmental Legacy Risks: Myths and Realities B Environment/Hazardous Material, Industrial Hygiene/Health
    S5029 Safety, Well-Being and Workers' Compensation: How They Impact Each Other I Healthcare/Wellness, Safety Management
    S5030 Psychological Safety: Making It Safe to Speak Up I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S5031 Cost Effectiveness for Noise Control and Hearing Conservation A Industrial Hygiene/Health, Safety Management
    S5032 Improving Driving Safety—Successful Implementation: A Case Study A Oil, Gas/Mining & Mineral Resources, Transportation
    S5033 It’s Not Just Dust: An Implementation Update on OSHA’s National Emphasis Program on Silica and Respirable Crystalline Silica Directive I Construction, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S5034 Knowledge About the Safety of Playground Equipment—Priceless I Hospitality, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S5035 Workplace Examinations, Inspections and Audits: Beyond Compliance B Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Risk Assessment
    S5036 Engineering Practice Can Reduce Risk: Part 3 I Risk Assessment, Risk Management/Insurance
    S5037 Experience Modification Rate as a Measure of Safety Performance E Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Risk Management/Insurance
    S5038 The Next Frontier in Safety: Going Beyond Zero I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S5039 Lockout/Tagout Myths and Misconceptions I Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S5040 Millennials in the Workplace: Avoid Stereotypes to Improve Safety I Safety Management, Training/Education
    S5041 Fundamentals of OSH: Basic Safety Management B Safety Management
    S5042 Racing Toward Inclusion: How to Impact Your Safety Culture I Sustainability/Human Capital, Training/Education
    S5043 The Impact of Automation on Worker Safety and Health I Risk Assessment, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S5044 ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection and Restraint Forum I Technical/Engineering/Standards, Training/Education
    S5045 Tell Me a Story: Teach Using the Power of Orality B Human Behavior, Training/Education
    S5046 Promoting Safety in Preventive Maintenance Practices I Human Behavior, Training/Education
    S5047 Key Issue Collaboration Session: What's This Thing Called Sustainability? Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    S5050 | Tweet, Snap and 'Gram Your Safety Message to Reach Billions


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) and Emerging Professionals in OSH Common Interest Groups


    Description

    Your workforce is active on social media, are you? As a safety professional, you must learn to navigate social media to reach workers where they are. Find your own social media style and platform that suits you best—and practice tweeting, snapping and 'gramming throughout the session.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Abby Ferri

    CSP

    Hays Companies
    Vice President - National Construction Practice


    Jason Lucas

    CHST

    Tidal Tank/Southern Tank Leasing
    Corporate Safety Manager


    S5051 | Persuasion Power: How to Get It, Use It and Keep It


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

    Ever wonder how some business people achieve incredible results, while other equally qualified and bright individuals wallow? POWER provides you with tools to maximize your effectiveness and grow your personal organizational value.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Michael E. Rega

    MS, CSP

    The Ecliptic Group
    Managing Partner


    S5052 | The Art and Science of Influential Safety Leadership


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) Common Interest Group and the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

    Learn from industry experts and thought leaders during this innovative, high-energy, presentation of real-world case studies of influential safety leadership. Participate in discussions exploring leadership concepts to optimize professional influence on key decision-makers in a business environment.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Jay Harf

    Ph.D., CSP, CPEA

    L'Oreal
    Vice President EHS&S


    Regina McMichael

    CSP, CET

    The Learning Factory
    President


    Daniel Snyder

    Ed.D., CSP, CET

    SafetyConsultants.org
    CEO


    S5053 | Understanding Veterans as Successful Safety Professionals


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    Discuss how veterans transition from service into the civilian sector and what options are available for them. Identify how your employer/clients can leverage the qualities many veterans possess to build a stronger team and workforce.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Construction

    Speaker(s)

    Johnathan J. Shinall

    CHST

    Batson-Cook Company
    Safety Specialist


    S5054 | Avoiding Solar Surprise: Safely Navigating PV Electrical Safety


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    Identify the principle electrical hazards currently found in solar-focused and solar-adjacent construction, and conduct an analysis of recent NFPA rulings on fire setbacks, rapid shutdown and other topics that will impact the industry in the future.

    Track

    Construction, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    William Reichert

    CSP, CHST

    Sun TribeSolar
    Director of Environmental Health and Safety


    S5055 | After the Crisis: Identifying and Managing the Human Impact


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Construction Practice Specialty


    Description

    Most organizations have developed a crisis plan. One rarely identified or discussed risk is how to manage the impact on the people indirectly impacted by the crisis. Develop knowledge to help mitigate the impact by identifying resources and responses well in advance of an incident.

    Track

    Construction, Emergency Management/Security

    Speaker(s)

    Patricia A. Kagerer

    CSP, ARM, CPCU

    Gallagher
    Executive Director Construction


    S5056 | Environmental Wellness: Tai Chi Approach to Total Worker Health®


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Environmental Practice Specialty


    Description

    The national cost for disabling injuries exceeds $160 billion annually. Learn about the many benefits of incorporating Tai Chi Chuan and Qigong practices to enhance your workers' overall health and well-being.

    Track

    Environment/Hazardous Material, Healthcare/Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Herbert Bell

    CSP, CHMM

    Invictus Environmental Safety Solutions, Inc.
    President/CEO


    S5057 | Targeted Ergonomics for Safety Professionals


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    National trends of aging, declining fitness, obesity, drug abuse and fatigue have created an epidemic of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among workers. Explore a proven method of targeted ergonomics that will markedly reduce these trend-related MSDs and improve work productivity.

    Track

    Ergonomics, Healthcare/Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Richard W. Bunch

    Ph.D., PT, CBES

    ISR Institute
    Ergonomic and Wellness Consultant


    S5058 | The Combustible Dust Hazard Analysis Deadline Is Approaching: Are You Ready?


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Fire Protection Practice Specialty


    Description

    The NFPA 652 deadline is approaching and authorities having jurisdiction may soon impose penalties on companies that have not performed a dust hazard analysis. Learn what steps you need to complete to meet the deadline, and discuss how an analysis performed by qualified individuals can help your organization effectively assess and mitigate combustible dust hazards.

    Track

    Fire Protection, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Jason P. Reason

    CSP, CIH, CHMM

    SEAM Group, LLC
    Director of Combustible Dust Services


    S5059 | A Comprehensive Safety Program for the Healthcare Industry


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Healthcare Practice Specialty


    Description

    Employees who support the functions of the healthcare industry face a wide and varied range of occupational hazards, including biological, chemical and physical health risks. Review the key components of a comprehensive safety and industrial hygiene program for the healthcare industry.

    Track

    Healthcare/Wellness, Industrial Hygiene/Health

    Speaker(s)

    Amanda J. Scott

    CSP, CIH

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Director, Environmental Health and Safety and Occupational Health Departments


    S5060 | Safety Leadership—It's Personal: How to Create Safety Leaders


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    Everyone is a safety leader . . . or are they? Creating more and better safety leaders is critical to both short-term and long-term success and excellence. Discuss our journey toward a culture of safety excellence built firmly on the belief that "Everything rises and falls on leadership!"

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Kirk D. Bagnal

    Domtar - Personal Care
    Global Director - Safety, Environment, Health, & Sustainabiliy


    S5061 | Demystifying Industrial Hygiene Programs: A Simplified Process


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty


    Description

    Congratulations! You have just received notice that the industrial hygiene program has been added to your safety management responsibilities. Where do you begin? Explore a simple risk management approach to help you demystify and manage your industrial hygiene program.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene/Health, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Dave Risi

    CAIH

    VelocityEHS
    Director of Industrial Hygiene


    S5062 | Fundamentals of OSH: Workplace Health


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    Workplace factors such as chemical exposure, air quality, toxins and carcinogens can affect your workers' health. Develop an understanding of your role in assessing and addressing these health hazards.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene/Health

    Speaker(s)

    C. David Langlois

    Langlois Weigand & Associates Inc.


    S5063 | OSHA's General Duty Clause: What Is Your Duty?


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    Under the General Duty Clause, OSHA expects employers to address emerging risks when there is no formal written standard for them. Learn how disregarding risks related to ergonomics, workplace violence, drugs and alcohol, heat stress, driving and workplace stress could result in OSHA violations at your company.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Heather Vanover

    CHCM

    Nebraska Safety Council
    Director of Workplace Services


    S5064 | Autonomous Mobile Robots: Risk Assessments and Case Studies


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    As more companies look to robotics to remain competitive in the modern business landscape, the risk of injury increases with the introduction of autonomous mobile robots. Identify how you can conduct risk assessments of the robot and robot environment to mitigate these risks.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Nathan Scott

    CSP

    BSI EHS Services and Solutions
    Consultant


    Mollie Anderson

    MSSM

    BSI EHS Services and Solutions
    Principal Consultant


    S5065 | Leveraging Risk Assessment to Improve Operational Impact


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    Explore ways to use risk assessment to engage workers and hold leaders accountable for safety, expand the "reach" to influence operational decisions and use resulting data to quantify impact of safety improvements. Complete a simple quiz to score your company's risk assessment process.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Amy K. Harper

    Ph.D., CSP, SMS

    National Safety Council
    Director of Workplace Strategy and Consulting Operations


    Joann H. Dankert

    CSP, CHMM, CET

    National Safety Council
    Sr. Safety Consultant


    S5066 | Benchmarking: Turning Losses Into a Strategic Plan


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    Discuss how to use all data sources available to understand the trends within employee injuries and minimize frequency/severity. Learn how to maximize one often-overlooked data source—your claim administrator.

    Track

    Risk Management/Insurance, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Stephen M. Bennett

    ARM, CSMP

    Aon
    Director


    S5067 | Transformational Safety Leadership Drives OSH Excellence


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    What is transformational safety leadership and why is it so critical to achieving safety and health excellence? It is a leadership style that engenders a caring relationship with the worker because only when workers' heads and hearts are "in the game" can you achieve safety and health excellence.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Richard D. Fulwiler

    Sc.D., CIH

    Transformational Leadership Assoc.
    President


    Stephen Jenkins

    MIBA

    Cintas Corp.
    Director, Safety & Helath


    S5068 | Safety Due Diligence Index: Rethinking Safety Board Reporting


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the International Practice Specialty


    Description

    Review the results of a global pilot to develop consistent board-level safety performance indicators. Discuss the rationale for developing the index and review the experience of some large global companies in adopting it.

    Track

    Safety Management, Sustainability/Human Capital

    Speaker(s)

    Michael Tooma

    LL.M.

    Clyde & Co
    Global Head of Safety


    S5069 | Safety Management Systems to Improve Hispanic Workers' Safety


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Hispanic Safety Professionals Common Interest Group


    Description

    To implement a safety management system that integrates a diverse workforce, you can use the continual improvement plan-do-check-act cycle as a framework to achieve a better balance between the Hispanic workforce's needs and essential aspects of a safety management system.

    Track

    Safety Management, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Luz S. Marin

    Sc.D.

    Indiana University of Pennsylvania
    Assistant Professor


    Lizzette Vargas-Malpica

    CSP

    STANFORD UNIVERSITY Land, Buildings & Real Estate
    BGM/SEM Safety Director


    S5070 | NFPA 70E (2021 Edition): Overview of Proposed Revisions


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    For more than 40 years, NFPA 70E (Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace) has been the gold standard for guidance on worker protection against arc flash and shock hazards. Develop insight into the proposed revisions for the triennial (2021) edition.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Paul A. Zoubek

    CSP, CIH, SMS

    Zoubek Consulting, LLC
    President


    S5071 | ISO 45001 Forum: Significant and Continued Impact on Safety


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    Discuss the ISO 45001 standard, its current framework and scope, then explore its impact as a cutting-edge global issue for the occupational safety and health profession. Discuss a case study on ISO 45001 implementation as well as the status of related ISO standards.

    Track

    Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Vic Toy

    CSP, CIH, FAIHA

    Insyst OH&S
    Principal


    Kenneth Clayman

    SMS

    Booz Allen Hamilton
    Senior Lead Technical Specialist


    Thomas Gallegos

    CSP, CHMM

    Lockheed Martin
    International EHS Lead


    Kathy Seabrook

    CSP, CMIOSH

    Global Solutions, Inc.
    President


    Pamela Walaski

    CSP

    Specialty Technical Consultants
    Senior Program Director


    S5072 | Fall Protection Trivia


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    During this interactive session, you will use your mobile device(s) to answer fall-protection-related questions and earn points based on speed and accuracy. Topics include equipment, compatibility, Z359, OSHA, clearance, hierarchy of controls and fall hazard recognition.

    Track

    Safety Management, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Kevin B. Denis

    Gravitec Systems, Inc.
    Director of Special Projects


    S5073 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: The Changing Face of the Safety Profession


    June 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Emerging Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group


    Description

    A huge shift is occurring in the safety profession as seasoned professionals retire and more students and emerging professionals enter the field. How can senior occupational safety professionals help newcomers? How can new professionals best prepare to participate in the profession? Join us to discuss these important issues.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    TBD

    TBD

    Number Session Level Track
    S5050 Tweet, Snap and 'Gram Your Safety Message to Reach Billions I Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior
    S5051 Persuasion Power: How to Get It, Use It and Keep It I Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior
    S5052 The Art and Science of Influential Safety Leadership E Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    S5053 Understanding Veterans as Successful Safety Professionals B Business Skills & Personal Development, Construction
    S5054 Avoiding Solar Surprise: Safely Navigating PV Electrical Safety B Construction, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S5055 After the Crisis: Identifying and Managing the Human Impact I Construction, Emergency Management/Security
    S5056 Environmental Wellness: Tai Chi Approach to Total Worker Health® B Environment/Hazardous Material, Healthcare/Wellness
    S5057 Targeted Ergonomics for Safety Professionals I Ergonomics, Healthcare/Wellness
    S5058 The Combustible Dust Hazard Analysis Deadline Is Approaching: Are You Ready? I Fire Protection, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S5059 A Comprehensive Safety Program for the Healthcare Industry I Healthcare/Wellness, Industrial Hygiene/Health
    S5060 Safety Leadership—It's Personal: How to Create Safety Leaders I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S5061 Demystifying Industrial Hygiene Programs: A Simplified Process I Industrial Hygiene/Health, Risk Management/Insurance
    S5062 Fundamentals of OSH: Workplace Health B Industrial Hygiene/Health
    S5063 OSHA's General Duty Clause: What Is Your Duty? B Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Risk Assessment
    S5064 Autonomous Mobile Robots: Risk Assessments and Case Studies I Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Risk Assessment
    S5065 Leveraging Risk Assessment to Improve Operational Impact I Risk Assessment, Safety Management
    S5066 Benchmarking: Turning Losses Into a Strategic Plan A Risk Management/Insurance, Safety Management
    S5067 Transformational Safety Leadership Drives OSH Excellence A Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    S5068 Safety Due Diligence Index: Rethinking Safety Board Reporting E Safety Management, Sustainability/Human Capital
    S5069 Safety Management Systems to Improve Hispanic Workers' Safety I Safety Management, Training/Education
    S5070 NFPA 70E (2021 Edition): Overview of Proposed Revisions I Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S5071 ISO 45001 Forum: Significant and Continued Impact on Safety I Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S5072 Fall Protection Trivia A Safety Management, Training/Education
    S5073 Key Issue Collaboration Session: The Changing Face of the Safety Profession Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    S5075 | The Safety Professional and Personal Development Support Networks


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Emerging Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group


    Description

    Occupational safety and health professionals struggle to find external support to provide objective feedback that will support professional and personal development. Develop knowledge to create a trustworthy network of colleagues who can help you reduce the stress a safety career creates.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Healthcare/Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Jaime K. Ingalls

    Ph.D., MPH

    Ferro Productions - FerroCity Safety
    Concept Development Representative, VP


    Holly Burgess

    MS, CSP

    Siemens Mobility and Intelligent Traffic Systems
    Environmental Health and Safety Manager


    Melissa W. Rohrer

    CHST

    D&L Electric Company
    Safety Director


    S5076 | Emerging Safety Professionals: Innovate Like a Pro


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Unleash the innovator within you and deliver excellence by design. Identify ways to think differently about innovation and the strategies to achieve it. Help your organization reach the next level of excellence. Return home with a powerful and alternative approach unleashed from 30 years of lessons learned.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Jose A. Rodriguez, Jr.

    CSP, SGE

    Raytheon Company
    Senior Manager, IIS EHSS Lead


    S5077 | Communication and Mentorship Through Generational Differences


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Hispanic Safety Professionals and Emerging Professionals in OSH Common Interest Groups


    Description

    Explore personal relationships and mentoring experiences to gain insight into the range of educational and experiential differences that influence opinions, attitudes and approaches to work, professional development and safety. Discuss how this knowledge can help your career and propel the occupational safety and health industry forward.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Sustainability/Human Capital

    Speaker(s)

    Wyatt Bradbury

    ASP, CHST

    Grainger
    Commercial Account Manager


    S5078 | Residential Fall Protection: Anyone Can Cook!


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Discuss how the experience of a small to midsize company demonstrates that following CFR 1926 Subpart M is not the equivalent of getting a "D" where a grade of an "A" is the best. When it comes to preventing falls and protecting workers, one either passes or fails.

    Track

    Construction, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Jeremy Bethancourt

    Augsperger Komm Engineering
    Safety Engineering Consultant


    S5079 | Fundamentals of OSH: Basic Construction


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Grow your knowledge of essential construction safety principles and practices that are useful to emerging construction safety professionals and practitioners from other industries dealing with construction projects in their organizations.

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    Jeffrey Vincoli

    CSP, CHCM

    Progressive Safety Management
    Managing Consultant-Technical Services


    S5080 | Emergency Planning That Works: Insights From ISO 45001


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    How would your emergency planning fare during a real emergency, such as a natural or industrial disaster? Learn how insights from ISO 45001 can help you improve your safety management system and create an emergency planning program that works when it matters most.

    Track

    Emergency Management/Security, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Brad Harbaugh

    VelocityEHS
    EHS Communications Director


    S5081 | Think Like a CPE to Reduce Injuries: A Large Hospital's Story


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Ergonomics Practice Specialty


    Description

    As a safety professional, you strive to reduce and maintain low injury rates. Once you have applied traditional hazard management techniques, you need to try more sophisticated approaches. Using human factors and human-centered design principles helped two large healthcare organizations enjoy success.

    Track

    Ergonomics, Healthcare/Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Elise Condie

    PT, MSc, CPE

    BSI EHS Services and Solutions
    Ergonomics Practice Director


    S5082 | Role of Fire Protection Engineering in Property Risk Management


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Fire Protection Practice Specialty


    Description

    Develop knowledge and skills about property risk management based on fire and life safety. Discuss how the history of codes and losses has shaped their development, fire science, fire protection engineering and risk identification treatment strategies.

    Track

    Emergency Management/Security, Fire Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Chris Butts

    P.E., CFPS, CET

    Sompo International
    AVP | Senior Property Specialist


    S5083 | Wellness: An Essential Component of OSH Incident Prevention


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Wellness is not addressed in most occupational safety and health behavioral approaches. Causes of injuries and incidents includes health issues, heredity, fatigue, stress, diet, drug use and physical fitness. Develop insight to help you understand the role of wellness as part of a holistic, integrated approach to workplace safety.

    Track

    Healthcare/Wellness, Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Michael D. Topf

    MA

    Topf Initiatives
    President and CEO


    S5084 | Embrace Errors, Don't Hide Them


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    People are often ashamed to admit they've made a mistake, but human error is unavoidable. Simple mistakes can often have serious injury outcomes. Should you focus on helping people prevent making errors or on managing errors with sound systems thinking?

    Track

    Human Behavior, Sustainability/Human Capital

    Speaker(s)

    Tim Page-Bottorff

    CSP, CET

    SafeStart®
    Senior Safety Consultant


    S5085 | Post-Standard Threshold Shift Follow-Up Made Easy


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) Common Interest Group and the Utilities Practice Specialty


    Description

    Follow up on post-standard threshold shift (STS) can be confusing, and mishandling this process is a quick way to accumulate numerous OSHA-recordable injuries. Gain guidance on what to do, how to do it and how long you have.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene/Health, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Connie L. Muncy

    MS, CIH, REM

    NAES Corporation
    Corporate Safety Manager


    S5086 | OSH Practices in Contractor Prequalification: International Trends


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the International Practice Specialty


    Description

    Improper contractor prequalification and engagement may lead to severe failures, especially due to poor occupational safety and health performance. Our panelists will share proven contractor safety, health and environmental practices in prequalification, engagement and operations from Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Gulf region.

    Track

    Construction, International

    Speaker(s)

    Richard Cooper

    CMIOSH

    Level3 Communications
    Sr. Manager- SHEQA


    Fahad Al-Dhamen

    Kuwait Oil Company
    Team Leader HSE(D&T)


    Ashok Garlapati

    CSP, QEP, CFIOSH

    Kuwait Oil Company
    HSE Consultant


    Nirupam Mukherjee

    Linde Engineering, Americas
    Safety Director


    S5087 | SDS: Getting to the Right Classification and Why It Matters


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Chemical hazards are often either overclassified or underclassified in the world of safety data sheets (SDS). When you compare SDSs from different suppliers for the same product, the classifications are often different. Explore the causes of this problem and learn what you can do to solve it.

    Track

    Environment/Hazardous Material, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Julia E. Macgregor-Peralta

    MS, MBA

    Global Safety Management
    Founder and CEO


    S5088 | Managing Risk Through Layers of Control


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee and the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    The concept of protecting people and assets with layers of controls, both preventive and mitigative, is an important aspect of reducing and managing operational risk. Develop your knowledge of techniques such as barrier analysis, layers of protection analysis, layers of mitigation and bow-tie analysis.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Bruce Lyon

    P.E., CSP, ARM

    Hays Companies of Kansas City
    Vice President


    Georgi Popov

    Ph.D., CSP, ARM

    University of Central Missouri
    Professor


    S5089 | ROC Talk: Risk and Opportunity Conversations and Interactions


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Risk Assessment Committee and the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    Learn what ROC Talk (Risk and Opportunity Conversations) is and how it can make your safety, health, environment and quality conversations, interactions, discussions and decision-making more consistent, objective and less emotive by helping you use better risk and opportunity language and terminology. You can also use ROC Talk to promote a positive safety culture.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    James F. Whiting

    MSc, CPE, ME

    Risk at Workplaces Pty Ltd
    Principal Risk Engineer


    S5090 | A Safety Professional's Role in Workers' Compensation


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Workers' compensation knowledge is a powerful tool that can help your employees and save your organization money. Yet, good workers' compensation information is hard to find. Build your workers' compensation foundation and take away information, tips and ideas you can immediately apply to enhance your role.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Katherine Schofield

    Ph.D., CSP, ARM

    University of Minnesota Duluth
    Assistant Professor


    S5091 | Machine Safeguarding Update


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Learn from photos and descriptions of common machine safeguarding (guards devices, methods) that you can apply to a variety of equipment. Gain insight on recent updates to ANSI B11.0, Risk Assessment, as well as ANSI B11.19, Safeguarding Methods.

    Track

    Risk Management/Insurance, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Roger P. Harrison

    Rockford Systems, LLC
    Director of Training


    S5092 | Pushing Past Leading Indicators: Measuring Progress and Value


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Management Practice Specialty


    Description

    Safety measurements are evolving and it's about time. Learn how the best in safety have advanced and matured their measurements and metrics from lagging to leading to value-based to balanced scorecards. Develop knowledge and take away tools to help you move from measuring results to assessing the true drivers of results.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Shawn M. Galloway

    ProAct Safety, Inc.
    President, COO


    S5093 | Preventing Serious Injuries and Fatalities With Precursor Analysis


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Council on Academic Affairs and Research


    Description

    Precursor analysis is a research-validated strategy designed to prevent serious injuries and fatalities. Discuss the research process used to develop, test, refine and validate precursor analysis, and learn how industry practitioners have integrated the method into their businesses.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Matthew R. Hallowell

    Ph.D.

    University of Colorado
    Beavers Endowed Professor


    Bradley MacLean

    Wolfcreek Group
    SVP of Safety and Organizational Effectiveness


    S5094 | Will Your Management System Predict Your Next Incident?


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    An organization that truly understands how to maintain effective management systems can better predict and prevent harm to workers and the organization. Explore key indicators of healthy and unhealthy management systems, and discuss leading system health indicators.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Peter T. Susca

    MS

    OpX Safety
    Principal


    S5095 | Working Safely at Height: Rope Access


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee and the Engineering Practice Specialty


    Description

    Falls continue to be a leading cause of worker injuries and fatalities. Learn about the integration of rope access as a viable method of safety, and gain guidance on maintaining safety and compliance by reference to OSHA, ANSI and ISO standards.

    Track

    Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Loui Mccurley

    PMI Denver
    CEO


    S5096 | OSHA Update: 2020 Compliance, Enforcement and Legal Analysis


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Each year brings new developments and key changes regarding safety and health regulations and enforcement activity. This comprehensive, practical analysis of OSHA-related developments helps you understand the key changes, and provides an overview of major developments expected in the next year.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Thomas Metzger

    J.D.

    Littler Mendelson
    Shareholder/Partner


    S5097 | Insights Into the Causes for Motor Vehicle Incidents


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Transportation Practice Specialty


    Description

    Learn the primary causes of vehicular crashes, looking closely at causes that result in incidents of higher severity. By understanding the causes of these crashes, you can focus your efforts on improving driving behaviors that have the most impact on reducing crashes and lowering claims costs.

    Track

    Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Del Lisk

    Lytx
    Vice President, Safety Services


    S5098 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Artificial Intelligence in OSH


    June 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the International Practice Specialty


    Description

    Brainstorm about the features and applications of artificial intelligence (AI) in occupational safety and health. Develop knowledge to better discuss and understand AI and its advantages, including helping prevent occupational exposure in the construction industry and other settings.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    TBD

    TBD

    Number Session Level Track
    S5075 The Safety Professional and Personal Development Support Networks A Business Skills & Personal Development, Healthcare/Wellness
    S5076 Emerging Safety Professionals: Innovate Like a Pro B Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior
    S5077 Communication and Mentorship Through Generational Differences I Business Skills & Personal Development, Sustainability/Human Capital
    S5078 Residential Fall Protection: Anyone Can Cook! I Construction, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S5079 Fundamentals of OSH: Basic Construction B Construction
    S5080 Emergency Planning That Works: Insights From ISO 45001 I Emergency Management/Security, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S5081 Think Like a CPE to Reduce Injuries: A Large Hospital's Story I Ergonomics, Healthcare/Wellness
    S5082 Role of Fire Protection Engineering in Property Risk Management I Emergency Management/Security, Fire Protection
    S5083 Wellness: An Essential Component of OSH Incident Prevention I Healthcare/Wellness, Human Behavior
    S5084 Embrace Errors, Don't Hide Them I Human Behavior, Sustainability/Human Capital
    S5085 Post-Standard Threshold Shift Follow-Up Made Easy A Industrial Hygiene/Health, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S5086 OSH Practices in Contractor Prequalification: International Trends A Construction, International
    S5087 SDS: Getting to the Right Classification and Why It Matters A Environment/Hazardous Material, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S5088 Managing Risk Through Layers of Control I Risk Assessment, Risk Management/Insurance
    S5089 ROC Talk: Risk and Opportunity Conversations and Interactions I Risk Assessment, Risk Management/Insurance
    S5090 A Safety Professional's Role in Workers' Compensation I Business Skills & Personal Development, Risk Management/Insurance
    S5091 Machine Safeguarding Update I Risk Management/Insurance, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S5092 Pushing Past Leading Indicators: Measuring Progress and Value A Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    S5093 Preventing Serious Injuries and Fatalities With Precursor Analysis I Risk Assessment, Safety Management
    S5094 Will Your Management System Predict Your Next Incident? A Risk Assessment, Safety Management
    S5095 Working Safely at Height: Rope Access I Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S5096 OSHA Update: 2020 Compliance, Enforcement and Legal Analysis E Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Training/Education
    S5097 Insights Into the Causes for Motor Vehicle Incidents I Transportation
    S5098 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Artificial Intelligence in OSH Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    S5100 | The New View: Safety Professionals as Change Agents


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) Common Interest Group and the Consultants and Utilities Practice Specialties


    Description

    A challenge for any organization is how to initiate, implement and sustain change. As a safety professional, you can be a change agent. Explore change management tools and methods, and take away tips to help build your competencies in leading effective safety change.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Sustainability/Human Capital

    Speaker(s)

    Pamela Walaski

    CSP

    Specialty Technical Consultants
    Senior Program Director


    Jessica Richardson

    CSP, CET

    Board of Certified Safety Professionals
    Manager, Professional and Organizational Advancement


    S5101 | Stuck in Safety: Breaking Through Your Career Plateau


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Has your career slowed or even stalled? Does the speed of change in your company leave you wondering where you'll be next year? Does your boss disregard your ideas? Learn to diagnose career sticking points, how to move ahead in occupational safety and health, and take away strategies for moving to the next level.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Joshua J. Franklin

    CSP, CET, ARM-E

    BCSP
    Business Growth and Partnership Director


    S5102 | Communication: The Key to Unlocking Safety


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Emerging Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group


    Description

    Winston Churchill said, "The difference between management and leadership is communication." Read and hear about interviews with corporate leaders to learn what communication skills can influence corporate or business unit strategy as well as safety program success.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    John McBride

    SHRM-SCP, SPHR

    Consentium Search, LLC
    Director, National Recruiting


    S5103 | Planning for Health Hazards During Construction


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Construction work is dynamic and diverse, posing a great challenge in protecting the safety and health of construction workers. By identifying and planning for safety and health hazards early in project development, your project can run smoother and you can manage costs up front.

    Track

    Construction, Industrial Hygiene/Health

    Speaker(s)

    Rebecca W. Shultz

    CSP, CIH

    Apex Environmental Management
    President


    Vincent F. Maisto

    CIH

    Rodgers Builders
    Industrial Hygiene Manager


    S5104 | Emergency Response: Building a Plan for a Successful Failure


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Fire Protection Practice Specialty


    Description

    An organization is tasked by compliance and risk obligations to prepare emergency response plans. Success requires building capacity before the emergency to maximize the potential for a safe response. Learn the steps for creating safety by building a plan for successful failures.

    Track

    Emergency Management/Security, Fire Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Gabriel Miehl

    MS, CSP, CFPS

    GE Transportation, a Wabtec Company
    Senior Health and Safety Manager


    S5105 | The Hazardous Truth: Case Study of an Environmental Disaster


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    On Nov. 18, 2014, an explosion, fire and mile-long plume of toxic gas injured three firefighters and 12 others at a wastewater treatment site in Southern California. More than 50 people were exposed to chlorine dioxide, a poisonous gas. Gain insight from a case study exploration of one of California's worst environmental crimes.

    Track

    Emergency Management/Security, Environment/Hazardous Material

    Speaker(s)

    Jeff Barry

    Ph.D., MBA

    Alight Solutions
    Senior Manager (Retired Detective)


    S5106 | Ergonomics and ROI: Methods and Estimators


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Ergonomics Practice Specialty


    Description

    A cost-benefit analysis of an ergonomics project can speed the approval process, and the credibility of the information helps to determine whether it gets funded. Explore four common approaches to justify the improvements and review an estimator tool to project the benefit.

    Track

    Ergonomics, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Rick Barker

    CSP, CPE

    VelocityEHS | Humantech
    Research and Ergonomics Engineer


    Jennie Dustin

    CSP, CPE

    VelocityEHS | Humantech
    Managing Consultant


    S5107 | Putting Your Own Back "Back In" and Comprehensive Wellness in 60 Minutes per Month


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Learn how to disrupt long-held beliefs and tackle expensive occupational safety and health issues through a demonstration on how to put your own back "back in." This technique provides you with comprehensive, low-cost, wellness that you can immediately use and that costs a fraction of the traditional time commitment.

    Track

    Healthcare/Wellness, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Peter A. Guske

    PT

    The Back Saver System
    President


    Claudia P. Cardona

    Ph.D.

    The Back Saver System
    Office Manager


    S5108 | Safety Next: How to Develop Commitment and High-Performance Safety


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Develop a strong commitment to managing risk each day as a challenge and discipline for employees across an organization. Dissect and explore what conversations bring out the most focus and mindfulness for safety.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Bob Veazie

    MBA

    People Powered Leadership
    President


    S5109 | Looking for Human Error? Make It Human and Lose the "Big Stick"


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Would you like to know why employees do what they do? Gain insight into how workers make decisions and how the organizational management system influences safety. Learn why at-risk behaviors often make sense to the worker at the time given the environment within which they were working.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Bill Sims, Jr.

    The Bill Sims Company
    President


    Tom Courtney

    CSP, SGE

    Los Alamos National Laboratory
    Occupational Safety Program Manager


    S5110 | Lessons Learned From Recent OSHA Lead Inspections


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    State and federal OSHA vigorously continue to conduct lead inspections at work sites across the U.S. Discuss lessons learned from recent state and federal OSHA inspections, citations, proposed penalties and litigations involving the lead standard (29 CFR 1910.1025).

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene/Health, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Michael Taylor

    LL.M., J.D.

    Greenberg Traurig
    Chair of OSHA Practice Group


    S5111 | Auditing Your Laser Safety Program


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Safety professionals, laser safety officers and/or laser lab owners are responsible for establishing/maintaining adequate policies and procedures for control of laser hazards. Review laser hazards and discuss what you should incorporate into laser safety audits, surveys and inspections.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene/Health, Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Xavier Alcaraz

    MSPH, CSP, CIH

    British Standards Institute
    National Practice Director - Safety


    S5112 | How to Improve Your Bottom Line and Engage Your Employees: Create an Effective Anti-Retaliation Program


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    OSHA’s Whistleblower Protection Program enforces the whistleblower protection provisions of 23 federal statutes, including Section 11(c) of the OSH Act. These statutes prohibit employers from retaliating against employees for engaging in protected activities such as raising a safety concern, reporting an injury or refusing to violate a federal law. Review the key components of an effective anti-retaliation program; discuss how to create an anti-retaliation policy and gain leadership commitment; and gain insight on responding to reports of retaliation, providing employee training, monitoring progress and improving your program.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Meghan Smith

    USDOL/OSHA
    Program Analyst


    S5113 | Risk Assessment Forum: Implementation for OSH Professionals


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Risk Assessment Committee and the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    By implementing risk-based approaches to safety management, you can help your organization improve overall performance and be a good corporate citizen. Gain knowledge to build your case on planning for risk assessment.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Ken Daigle

    P.E.

    Citadel EHS
    Principal Consultant


    Laura Clements

    ASSP
    Director of External Affairs


    Greg Griffith

    CSP, CPCU

    ASSP
    Member, ASSP Risk Assessment Committee


    S5114 | Healthy Workforce: Strategies to Increase Utilization


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) Common Interest Group


    Description

    How can you control workers' compensation costs and medical spending in an age in which healthcare costs are skyrocketing? Discuss ways to use current health/wellness/safety programs—including easy-to-use technology solutions— to increase worker health and positively impact employees.

    Track

    Healthcare/Wellness, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Melissa Gill

    PT

    On-Site Solutions Physical Therapy
    Owner


    Abby Ferri

    CSP

    Hays Companies
    Vice President - National Construction Practice


    S5115 | Cyber Security for the Safety Professional


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Build skills and knowledge to aid your organization's efforts to manage cyber risks. Identify ways you can work with management, operations and information technology staff to understand, assess and manage cyber risks.

    Track

    Risk Management/Insurance, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Aaron Kalisher

    CSP, LEED AP

    Chubb
    Executive Risk Engineering Industry Practice Specialist


    S5116 | Selling Safety: Lessons From a Former Frontline Supervisor


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    We often hear the complaint, "I can't get the employees to follow procedures." Selling is about influencing employees to execute procedures and training. Learn techniques for selling safety, including how to have a "make safety personal" conversation.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Patrick J. Karol

    CSP, ARM

    Karol Safety Consulting, LLC
    President


    S5117 | Resilient Safety Management Systems


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Looking to implement a safety management system but don't know where to start? Is your safety management system stagnant and more of a paper exercise than a value-added component? Learn how resilience engineering may provide a fresh perspective that can help take your system to the next level.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Ron Gantt

    M.Eng., CSP, CET

    Reflect Consulting Group
    Director of Innovation & Operations


    S5118 | The Path to ISO 45001 OSH Third-Party Certification


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    Implementation of and certification to ISO 45001 demonstrates that an organization is committed to managing safety proactively to promote continual improvement. Managing safety proactively provides a systematic process of addressing risk and opportunities and improvements in organizational performance.

    Track

    Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Elbert Sorrell

    Ed.D., CSP

    Risk Control/Safety Consulting
    Principal Consultant


    Paul Burck

    Orion Registrar, Inc.
    President


    S5119 | Putting People Back Into Sustainability: An ASSP-CSHS Forum


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) Common Interest Group and the International Practice Specialty


    Description

    Effective occupational safety and health management helps people operate safely in their work environments. This is fundamental to protecting human capital that underpins corporate performance and sustainability. Our interactive, multi-stakeholder sustainability conversation features investors and corporate panelists to help you understand safety's role in sustainability.

    Track

    Safety Management, Sustainability/Human Capital

    Speaker(s)

    Kathy Seabrook

    CSP, CMIOSH

    Global Solutions, Inc.
    President


    TBD

    S5120 | ANSI/ASSP Standards: Impact on the OSH Profession


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Risk Assessment Committee and the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    Develop your knowledge of ANSI/ASSP standards, how they are used, the context in which they are used and the implications for occupational safety and health professionals. Return home with a clear understanding of why you need to pay attention to these standards.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Peggy Ross

    RN, CSP, COHN-S

    ASSP Standards Development Committee
    Chair


    Tim Fisher

    CSP, CHMM, ARM

    ASSP
    Director, Standards and Technical Services


    S5121 | Staying Safe in Trenches When Fatalities Are Rising Dramatically


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    In the wake of a startling number of trench fatalities across the U.S., learn what it takes to prevent them. Explore the importance of proper shoring and other techniques, and discuss what it means to be a trench competent person.

    Track

    Technical/Engineering/Standards, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Timothy R. Robson

    EMT, COSS

    Roco Rescue
    On-Site Services/International Business Manager and Chief Instructor


    S5122 | Moving and Snoozing: Addressing Fatigue as a Driving Risk


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Transportation Practice Specialty


    Description

    Emerging studies show that fatigue is a major cause of road crashes. But it's not just falling asleep behind the wheel, a fatigued motorist is driving impaired. Develop a greater understanding of this exposure as well as how to implement effective countermeasures.

    Track

    Safety Management, Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Timothy L. McCarty

    CSP, ALCM, ARM

    Clark Insurance
    Director Safety & Risk Consulting


    S5123 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Employer Best Practices for Suicide Prevention in the Workplace


    June 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Military Practice Specialty


    Description

    Suicide continues to increase in the military and public sector. Share suicide prevention approaches with other OSH professionals.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    Shawn T Lewis

    MS, OHST

    S & J Lewis Consulting Solutions
    Safety & Occupational Health Manager


    Marjorie McDonald

    MS, CSP

    Pentagon
    Director, SCH


    Number Session Level Track
    S5100 The New View: Safety Professionals as Change Agents I Business Skills & Personal Development, Sustainability/Human Capital
    S5101 Stuck in Safety: Breaking Through Your Career Plateau I Business Skills & Personal Development, Training/Education
    S5102 Communication: The Key to Unlocking Safety A Business Skills & Personal Development, Training/Education
    S5103 Planning for Health Hazards During Construction I Construction, Industrial Hygiene/Health
    S5104 Emergency Response: Building a Plan for a Successful Failure I Emergency Management/Security, Fire Protection
    S5105 The Hazardous Truth: Case Study of an Environmental Disaster I Emergency Management/Security, Environment/Hazardous Material
    S5106 Ergonomics and ROI: Methods and Estimators I Ergonomics, Safety Management
    S5107 Putting Your Own Back "Back In" and Comprehensive Wellness in 60 Minutes per Month E Healthcare/Wellness, Training/Education
    S5108 Safety Next: How to Develop Commitment and High-Performance Safety I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S5109 Looking for Human Error? Make It Human and Lose the "Big Stick" I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S5110 Lessons Learned From Recent OSHA Lead Inspections A Industrial Hygiene/Health, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S5111 Auditing Your Laser Safety Program B Industrial Hygiene/Health, Risk Assessment
    S5112 How to Improve Your Bottom Line and Engage Your Employees: Create an Effective Anti-Retaliation Program I Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S5113 Risk Assessment Forum: Implementation for OSH Professionals I Risk Assessment, Safety Management
    S5114 Healthy Workforce: Strategies to Increase Utilization I Healthcare/Wellness, Risk Management/Insurance
    S5115 Cyber Security for the Safety Professional I Risk Management/Insurance, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S5116 Selling Safety: Lessons From a Former Frontline Supervisor I Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    S5117 Resilient Safety Management Systems A Risk Assessment, Safety Management
    S5118 The Path to ISO 45001 OSH Third-Party Certification I Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S5119 Putting People Back Into Sustainability: An ASSP-CSHS Forum I Safety Management, Sustainability/Human Capital
    S5120 ANSI/ASSP Standards: Impact on the OSH Profession I Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S5121 Staying Safe in Trenches When Fatalities Are Rising Dramatically B Technical/Engineering/Standards, Training/Education
    S5122 Moving and Snoozing: Addressing Fatigue as a Driving Risk I Safety Management, Transportation
    S5123 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Employer Best Practices for Suicide Prevention in the Workplace Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am

    S6001 | How to Optimize Your Meetings to Produce Desired Outcomes


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the International Practice Specialty


    Description

    "Not another meeting" is a common complaint in many organizations. Regain hours in everyone's workday by applying solid strategies proven to yield positive results, including shorter meetings, a list of action items for responsible parties, due dates and a RACI (responsible, accountable, consulted, informed) chart.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Laura A. Casey

    EMT, CSP, CHST

    SafeCon Solutions, LLC
    Principal


    S6002 | Making Sense of the Data


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am


    Description

    New to statistics? Explore basic data management techniques and visualization tools that can help your small to midsize organization effectively use data even when you don't have the resources for expensive analytics software.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Ryan S. Davis

    CSP, CET, CHSC

    Alberta Construction Safety Association
    Manager, Course Development


    S6003 | Enhancing Safety Through Clear Communications


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am


    Description

    Communicating in plain English is the surest way to guarantee you convey critical safety information to employees, supervisors and managers across your organization. Gather essential tools and take away tips to write clearly and concisely with a focus on the intended audience.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Janet Arrowood

    The Write Source, Inc.
    President


    S6004 | Fall Protection Harnesses: One Size Does Not Fit All


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am


    Description

    Selecting the correct fall protection harness is a critical step for workers and employers. Choosing the wrong harness may expose workers to injury and employers to legal action. Learn how Disney selects its harnesses and why.

    Track

    Construction, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Bob Whitfield

    CHSP, CSHM

    Pursuit Of Safety
    Fall Protection Consultant


    Cheryl Scanlon-Zinner

    CSP

    Ellis Fall Safety Solutions
    Director of Training


    S6005 | Reducing Hazardous Waste Through Process Improvements


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Environmental Practice Specialty


    Description

    Discuss a case study on reducing hazardous waste generation in a chemical plant and learn how it improved the bottom line. Explore the world of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and learn about its effect on a plant's operating costs.

    Track

    Environment/Hazardous Material, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Eric M. Stager

    MSc, CSP, CIH

    Waters Corporation
    EHS Manager


    S6006 | Stretch and Flex Success: Dynamic Versus Static Stretching


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) Common Interest Group and the Construction and Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources Practice Specialties


    Description

    If your body is better prepared for the work you are about to do, it will perform better, with greater accuracy and with less chance of injury. However, preparation shouldn't increase the risk of injury. Stretching is not a warm up. Learn why dynamic, movement-oriented routines prove best for work preparation.

    Track

    Ergonomics, Healthcare/Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Lori Frederic

    CSCS

    Balance Biomechanics
    President/Lead Consultant


    S6007 | Occupational Burnout Primary Prevention: A Novel Concept


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am


    Description

    Occupational burnout is a costly challenge defined by World Health Organization as "a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed." Learn about a novel approach you can apply to manage contributing factors and symptoms.

    Track

    Healthcare/Wellness, Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Brittany Busse

    M.D.

    WorkCare, Inc.
    Associate Medical Director


    Geralyn Datz

    Ph.D., MA

    Southern Behavioral Medicine Associates
    President, Clinical Director


    S6008 | Maintaining a Healthy Pool Environment: Safety Issues and Programs


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Public Sector Practice Specialty


    Description

    Pool owners and operators often struggle to provide adequate protection from exposures related to physical hazards, equipment failures or water quality concerns. Examine pool safety topics, identify and quantify risks, and outline measures you can take to maintain a healthy pool environment.

    Track

    Hospitality, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Eugene Wingert

    CHMM

    Sompo International Insurance
    Vice President, Environmental Risk


    Andrea Ball

    CSP

    Sompo International Insurance
    Casualty Specialist


    S6009 | Humanistic Safety Support: Managing Behavior But Leading People


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am


    Description

    Learn how to apply principles of humanism (empathy, self-determinism and self-transcendence) to engage people in cultivating an actively caring for people culture (AC4P). This research-based approach promotes self-accountability, servant leadership and an interdependent mind-set.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    E. Scott Geller

    Ph.D., MS

    Safety Performance Solutions
    Senior Partner


    Krista Geller

    Ph.D.

    GellerAC4P, Inc.
    President


    S6010 | The Respiratory Protection Program Administrator 2020


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am


    Description

    Learn what you need to know if you design, develop, implement, administer and sustain a respirator protection program based on 29 CFR 1910.134(c)(3). Gain specific insight for your industry and review key state and federal regulations.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene/Health, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Dennis A. Terpin

    Ph.D., EMT, OHST

    International Safety and Health Specialists
    Senior Industrial Hygienist/Emergency Manager


    S6011 | Safety and the Next Generation Oil Patch


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Engineering Practice Specialty


    Description

    Technology is taking over the oil field. Safety must embrace these technologies to continue to deliver value. Gain insight on these advances and discuss the inherent safety impacts along with strategies to address these exposures.

    Track

    Oil, Gas/Mining & Mineral Resources, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Mark D. Hansen

    P.E., CSP, CPEA, FASSP

    Contek Solutions, LLC
    Director, Risk Management


    Alex Flores

    CSP

    Contek Solutions, LLC
    Senior EHS Consultant


    S6012 | GHS/HazCom: The Game. Can You Pass the Compliance Test in 2020?


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

    Test your HazCom compliance knowledge in a unique, interactive session complete with exercises to enhance your understanding of the real-world importance of HazCom. This issue remains OSHA's second most-cited standard and is targeted for additional Globally Harmonized System (GHS) updates.

    Track

    International, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Phil Mole

    VelocityEHS
    EHS Content Expert


    Glenn Trout

    VelocityEHS
    CEO


    S6013 | Chasing Ghosts: Calculating the True Value of Risk


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Training & Communications Practice Specialty


    Description

    Have you had an idea you thought was a great way to reduce risk rejected because it "solves a theoretical problem that may never happen"? Learn how to build a business case for your risk-reduction projects in ways that more accurately describe the true returns based on the price of risk.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Brian Hughes

    Sologic, LLC
    Sr. Vice President, Co-Founder


    S6014 | Are You Doing Enough? Taking Process Safety to the Next Level


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am


    Description

    Review process management requirements used in the U.S. and compare them to the Center for Chemical Process Safety's risk-based process safety model. Explore the importance of organizational focus on a few targeted recommendations to improve organizational maturity in a sustainable way.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Michael D. Snyder

    P.E., CSP, CFPS

    DEKRA Process Safety
    Managing Director, Process Safety


    John Wincek

    CSP

    DEKRA Process Safety
    Consulting Manager, Process Safety


    S6015 | Working High: Practical Approach to Managing Marijuana


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am


    Description

    Gain basic instruction on how to recognize a person who has consumed marijuana and could potentially be under its influence. Identify potential risks for clients, employees and the public, and establish controls for these hazards.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Carlos Galindo

    CSP

    US Compliance
    Director Health and Safety


    S6016 | Contractor Safety Prequalification: Benefits and Limits


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am


    Description

    Little scientific evidence exists to support commonly used general industry contractor safety prequalification practices, or to validate the increasing number of third-party service providers facilitating the process. Review and discuss a recent study that provides insight to both.

    Track

    Construction, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    David W. Wilbanks

    Ph.D., CSP

    Murray State University
    Assistant Professor


    S6017 | Leadership for Today's Problems


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am


    Description

    Most injuries and accidental deaths occur outside the workplace, so organizations want to determine how their current safety management system will protect their employees 24/7. Learn how to recognize the repeated critical errors people make in virtually all injury-causing situations and reduce injuries 24/7.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Don Wilson

    SafeStart®
    COO


    S6018 | OSHA 1910.146: Keeping Confined Space Entry Safe


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am


    Description

    Complying with OSHA 1910.146 is mandatory, but is it enough? What is RPP and does your facility have it properly implemented? How does your confined space entry program fit into your company's risk management plan (EPA) and process safety management (OSHA) systems? Compare non-permit-required entry with permit-required entry and discuss OSHA interpretations of the standard.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Mark Heuchert

    MBA

    Draeger, Inc.
    Marketing Manager


    S6019 | Lessons From Real Incidents to Achieve ISO 45001 Compliance


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am


    Description

    Experienced safety professionals present case studies from real incidents. Covering high-profile cases, they provide behind-the-scenes insights to help you learn how past mistakes teach us cost-benefit techniques to help with ISO 45001 compliance.

    Track

    Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Benjamin D. Keen

    MSc, CMIOSH, CHP

    Steele Safety Ltd
    Director


    Fiona E. Greaves

    LL.B., CSP, CMIOSH

    Steele Safety Ltd
    Director


    S6020 | ANSI/SAIA A92 Standards: The Time Is Now


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am


    Description

    The new A92 mobile elevating work platform standards were published in December 2018—a year in advance of the December 2019 effective date so industry had time to comply. The time for compliance is now. Is your organization ready?

    Track

    Technical/Engineering/Standards, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Sally J. Smart

    CSP, CET, QSSP

    W. W. Grainger, Inc.
    Technical Safety Consultant


    S6021 | The Kina Hart Story: It's Your Safety, Don't Give It Away


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am


    Description

    Kina Hart is proof that failure to enforce lockout procedures and adequately train your employees, and ignoring your gut instincts can have a devastating impact. Her lifelong mission is to make sure that what happened to her one sunny summer day never happens to you or anyone you know.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Kina M. Hart

    Masterlock
    Safety Advocate


    S6022 | Ask the Superheroes of Safety Training


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Consultants and Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

    Most safety professionals must conduct training as part of the job, and many do not enjoy it because their methods need improvement. Ask our panel of safety training superheroes how to become a better trainer and return home with their favorite tips to improve your delivery and material.

    Track

    Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Linda Tapp

    CSP, ALCM

    SafetyFUNdamentals
    President


    Abby Ferri

    CSP

    Hays Companies
    Vice President - National Construction Practice


    Regina McMichael

    CSP, CET

    The Learning Factory
    President


    Tim Page-Bottorff

    CSP, CET

    SafeStart®
    Senior Safety Consultant


    S6023 | Risk Management Best Practices for Motor Vehicle Fleets


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am


    Description

    Motor vehicle safety programs need three elements: 1) coverages and insurance; 2) fleet safety program elements; and 3) working with claims team members when crashes and other losses occur. Gain insight and develop knowledge of all three areas.

    Track

    Risk Management/Insurance, Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Peter R. Vandyne

    CSP, CFPS

    Liberty Mutual
    Technical Director


    S6024 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Women's Workplace Safety Summit Follow Up


    June 24, 10:30am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) Common Interest Group


    Description

    Review ongoing work on three key issues identified at ASSP's Women's Workplace Safety Summit: 1) PPE for women, 2) workplace violence and how it affects women, and 3) advancing women into leadership roles in the occupational safety and health profession.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    Kelly A. Bernish

    CSP, COSS

    Global SHE Solutions LLC
    President


    Jennifer S. Zipeto

    CSP, CHST

    Facebook
    Global EHS Manager


    Number Session Level Track
    S6001 How to Optimize Your Meetings to Produce Desired Outcomes E Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    S6002 Making Sense of the Data I Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    S6003 Enhancing Safety Through Clear Communications I Business Skills & Personal Development, Training/Education
    S6004 Fall Protection Harnesses: One Size Does Not Fit All I Construction, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S6005 Reducing Hazardous Waste Through Process Improvements I Environment/Hazardous Material, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S6006 Stretch and Flex Success: Dynamic Versus Static Stretching B Ergonomics, Healthcare/Wellness
    S6007 Occupational Burnout Primary Prevention: A Novel Concept I Healthcare/Wellness, Human Behavior
    S6008 Maintaining a Healthy Pool Environment: Safety Issues and Programs I Hospitality, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S6009 Humanistic Safety Support: Managing Behavior But Leading People I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S6010 The Respiratory Protection Program Administrator 2020 I Industrial Hygiene/Health, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S6011 Safety and the Next Generation Oil Patch I Oil, Gas/Mining & Mineral Resources, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S6012 GHS/HazCom: The Game. Can You Pass the Compliance Test in 2020? I International, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S6013 Chasing Ghosts: Calculating the True Value of Risk I Risk Assessment, Safety Management
    S6014 Are You Doing Enough? Taking Process Safety to the Next Level B Risk Assessment, Safety Management
    S6015 Working High: Practical Approach to Managing Marijuana I Human Behavior, Risk Management/Insurance
    S6016 Contractor Safety Prequalification: Benefits and Limits A Construction, Safety Management
    S6017 Leadership for Today's Problems I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S6018 OSHA 1910.146: Keeping Confined Space Entry Safe I Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Safety Management
    S6019 Lessons From Real Incidents to Achieve ISO 45001 Compliance A Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S6020 ANSI/SAIA A92 Standards: The Time Is Now I Technical/Engineering/Standards, Training/Education
    S6021 The Kina Hart Story: It's Your Safety, Don't Give It Away I Human Behavior, Training/Education
    S6022 Ask the Superheroes of Safety Training I Training/Education
    S6023 Risk Management Best Practices for Motor Vehicle Fleets I Risk Management/Insurance, Transportation
    S6024 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Women's Workplace Safety Summit Follow Up Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    S6025 | Safety EQ: Harness the Superpower of Emotional Intelligence


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Good safety professionals understand the science of safety but great safety professionals can use the superpower of emotional intelligence (EQ) to enact real change in their organizations. Build your knowledge of how to use EQ to improve communication, inspire action and become a better safety leader.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Camille P. Oakes

    M.Eng., CSP, SMS

    Better Safety
    President and CEO


    S6026 | Organizational Change Management


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Sponsored by the Consultants and Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

    Organizations today are undertaking major change initiatives more frequently than ever before, yet less than one-third of these change initiatives succeed. Explore how to apply a comprehensive change model (this is not management of change under process safety management) that you can apply immediately.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Chris Ross

    CSP, OHST, CPLP

    The Engagement Effect
    President/CEO


    S6027 | Pitfalls Impeding Construction Wrap-Up Insurance Programs


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    The savings of taking on a controlled insurance program (CIP) can be enticing for an organization. However, if unprepared, the outcome can be costly. Discuss how to design, manage and communicate a CIP with real-life examples, and review how to prepare for common and hidden pitfalls surrounding CIPs.

    Track

    Construction, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    James D. Smith

    MS, CSP

    Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
    National Risk Control Regional Leader


    Mike Sharkevich

    CSP, CHST

    Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
    Senior Loss Control Specialist


    S6028 | Construction Safety Forum


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Sponsored by the Construction Practice Specialty


    Description

    Get your questions answered during a robust discussion of construction safety concerns, issues and opportunities. Gain new insight and knowledge based on real-world experience shared.

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    Shawn R. King

    CSP, CHST

    Black & Veatch Construction


    TBD

    S6029 | Fundamentals of OSH: Environmental Management 101


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Develop a working knowledge of the environmental regulatory landscape, including that of EPA and some of its regulations. Gain new insights and take away information that will help you improve, whether you are just entering the environmental field or are seeking a general overview of key topics.

    Track

    Environment/Hazardous Material

    Speaker(s)

    Dylan Gaudineer

    CSP

    BASF
    EHS Specialist


    S6030 | Life Safety Essentials


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Life safety refers to the features of a building that enable its occupants to exit safely and/or seek refuge within a building in the event of a fire or similar emergency. Review key principles of life safety for occupied environments and learn how you can use them in your work.

    Track

    Emergency Management/Security, Fire Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Leo T. Old

    P.E., CSP, CIH

    EnSafe


    S6031 | Drive Down Injury Risk With an Integrated Exercise-Based Approach


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Repetitive stress, an aging workforce and production demands contribute to a greater overall injury risk when certain behavioral factors, such as physical inactivity, are also present. Learn three key exercise interventions that mitigate this risk and take away practical guidance on integrating them into your operations.

    Track

    Healthcare/Wellness, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Jon Kabance

    BIOKINETIX
    President


    David McMichen

    CSP

    Georgia Power
    Director of Health and Safety


    S6032 | Getting a Seat in the C-Suite: What Every Safety Pro Should Know


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) and Emerging Professionals in OSH Common Interest Groups and the Construction and Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

    Learn the indispensable tactics every safety professional needs to be effective. Hear how to connect with senior leadership at your organization and learn everything you've been missing when it comes to communicating with your senior leadership.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Regina McMichael

    CSP, CET

    The Learning Factory
    President


    S6033 | Building Industrial Hygiene Programs in Electrical Utilities


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Learn how to build an industrial hygiene program from scratch. Identify key program elements, learn how to go from reactive to proactive and leverage technology to evaluate exposures. Concepts are applied in an organization with resource restrictions, nascent industrial hygiene capabilities and low-trust labor/management relationships.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene/Health, Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Steven R. Hicks

    CSP, CIH, MSIH

    KCP&L and Westar, Evergy Companies
    Industrial Hygienist


    Rayna D. Brown

    MSIH

    KCP&L and Westar, Evergy Companies
    Industrial Hygienist


    S6034 | Construction Safety and Working in Qatar: A Personal Experience


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Hear a personal account of current working conditions and safety in Qatar, and gain insight into what it is like to work as a safety professional overseas.

    Track

    Construction, International

    Speaker(s)

    Nicole L. Ivers

    CSP, CIH, CMIOSH

    Batson-Cook Construction
    Corporate Safety Director


    S6035 | 500 Voices: Key Findings From an OSH Survey of Oil and Gas Workers


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Sponsored by the Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources and Transportation Practice Specialties


    Description

    Review key findings from a survey about safety and health topics of 500 land-based oil and gas extraction workers at work sites in Texas, Colorado and North Dakota. Discuss ideas for applying these findings to improve safety and health among this workforce.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Oil, Gas/Mining & Mineral Resources

    Speaker(s)

    Kyla Retzer

    MPH

    NIOSH
    Epidemiologist


    Alejandra Ramirez-Cardenas

    MPH

    NIOSH
    Epidemiologist


    S6036 | Confidently Exercising Employer Rights in an OSHA Inspection


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Ever doubted yourself when it came to addressing specific requests from an OSHA compliance officer? A detailed understanding of employer rights can help you build a plan for OSHA inspections and respond effectively to OSHA requests with confidence.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Barry S. Spurlock

    J.D., Esq., CSP

    Eastern Kentucky University
    Assistant Professor


    Todd B. Logsdon

    J.D., Esq.

    Fisher & Phillips, LLP
    Partner-Attorney


    S6037 | OSHA Interesting Field Cases: Part 1


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Our two-part panel showcases five enforcement cases that highlight key aspects of OSHA’s inspection process and recent enforcement initiatives, including those related to temporary workers and several unique industry sectors. Discuss key outcomes, including citations and abatement for inspections, involving utility and road construction, a corrugated box manufacturer, a scrap recycling facility, a landfill and a maritime stevedoring company. Each case was initiated as an unprogrammed inspection (based on fatality and injury reports, and complaints).

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Mary Keffer

    USDOL/OSHA
    Safety and Occupational Health Specialist


    Cecil Tipton

    USDOL/OSHA
    Area Director


    S6038 | Right-Sizing Combustible Particulate Management (NFPA 652)


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Learn about the development and implementation of 3M's Global Combustible Solid Particulates Management Program. The program consists of a three-step process: creating an inventory of combustible solid particulates, analyzing the hazards of each process and managing the hazards identified.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene/Health, Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Caitlin Prigge

    CSP, QEP

    3M
    EHS Specialist


    Denise Albrecht

    CSP

    3M
    Process Safety Specialist


    S6039 | Managing Risk Where It Matters Most


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Accidents are the leading cause of death for most Americans, proving that life risks are not being properly managed. Most loss control/prevention activity is focused on workplace safety, yet 97% of accidental deaths occur away from work. Learn how to shift this risk-mismanagement paradigm.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Tom Harvey

    CSP

    Allied Safety Associates
    President


    Elisa M. Kletter

    Allied Safety Associates
    Director, Project Management


    S6040 | The Safety Consultant Blueprint


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Sponsored by the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

    Learn practical and technical steps you can take to increase your competencies as a new consultant. By understanding this blueprint, you will create good habits and take a systematic approach to your business.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Sheldon A. Primus

    MPA, COSS

    ShelBrough Safety, LLC
    CEO


    S6041 | Developing an OSH Management System in a Country Lacking OSH Laws


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Sponsored by the International Practice Specialty


    Description

    Examine the use of IFC's environmental and social management system self-assessment toolkit to develop a robust occupational safety and health management system for a power distribution company in Ghana.

    Track

    International, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Nandy N. Walker

    MSc, C.Psychol

    Millenium Development Authority
    Health Safety and Environment Specialist


    Emmanuel Asante

    MSc

    Power Distribution Services (PDS) Ghana
    Environmental Officer


    S6042 | Anatomy of a Triple Fatality: A Cold Case With Hot Lessons


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Review the lead investigator's in-depth analysis of the causes, enabling factors, management system failures, human performance errors and lessons learned from an incident in which three supervisors were killed in a chemical plant in 1978.

    Track

    Safety Management, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Herman C. Woessner

    CSP, CPEA

    Herman Woessner
    Consultant - Teacher


    S6043 | Assessing the Origins of Exposure in Your Organization


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Discuss the factors behind injuries that lead to risk and examine steps that characterize the progression toward injury-free performance.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Jim Spigener

    DEKRA
    Chief Client Officer


    S6044 | How to Build Effective Horizontal Lifelines for Field Conditions


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Horizontal lifelines have hidden complexities that are a problem for commercial sites when used for fall protection on roofs and elsewhere. Build a set of tools you can use to reliably configure horizontal lifelines for those sites.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    William R. Parsons

    P.E.

    Kee Safety Group
    Group Technical Director


    S6045 | OSHA and ANSI: Lockout/Tagout, Alternative Measures and Machine Guarding


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    OSHA's lockout/tagout standard has been unchanged since the1980s while ANSI/ASSP Z244.1, ANSI B11.0, ANSI B11.19 and UL 6420 have all been released or updated within the past three years. These standards can provide a framework to help you improve lockout/tagout and alternative measures while meeting OSHA requirements.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Eric O. Cummings

    ROSS Controls
    Safety BDM - Americas


    Chris O. Brogli

    ROSS Controls
    Global Safety BDM


    S6046 | Safety in the Eyes of Gen Y and Z


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) and Emerging Professionals in OSH Common Interest Groups


    Description

    Explore views and perceptions of safety through the lens of Gen Y and Z workers. Gain an understanding of their expectations so you can optimize performance and explore how to innovate safety methods through the technology these workers already use.

    Track

    Safety Management, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Melissa Schmaltz

    CSP

    Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies
    Sr. Loss Control Specialist


    Regan Witt

    Sompo International
    Risk Control Associate


    S6047 | Creating a Safe Driving Workforce Through Training and Technology


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Sponsored by the Transportation Practice Specialty


    Description

    Auto incidents account for 40% of work fatalities. Companies have two approaches to correct bad driving: Proactive with methods training and reactive with telematics and cameras. Discuss techniques available in training and learn how technology adds accountability to the workforce.

    Track

    Safety Management, Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Charlie N. Halfen

    Chubb
    Transportation Safety Practice Leader


    S6048 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Mixing Safety With Fun—Safety Considerations When Planning and Organizing Public Events


    June 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Sponsored by the Fire Protection and Public Sector Practice Specialties


    Description

    Share practices and techniques to protect people attending public events. Discuss practices for planning for public event safety and organizing public events, and take away tips for following through with plans to reduce the likelihood and severity of risks, incidents and emergencies.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    J. Brett Carruthers

    CSP, ASP

    Wright Public Entity
    Vice President Risk Management


    Lori A. Schroth

    CSP, CET, CHSP

    Concurrent Technologies Corporation
    Senior Safety & Environmental Professional


    Number Session Level Track
    S6025 Safety EQ: Harness the Superpower of Emotional Intelligence I Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    S6026 Organizational Change Management I Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    S6027 Pitfalls Impeding Construction Wrap-Up Insurance Programs I Construction, Risk Management/Insurance
    S6028 Construction Safety Forum I Construction
    S6029 Fundamentals of OSH: Environmental Management 101 B Environment/Hazardous Material
    S6030 Life Safety Essentials B Emergency Management/Security, Fire Protection
    S6031 Drive Down Injury Risk With an Integrated Exercise-Based Approach I Healthcare/Wellness, Safety Management
    S6032 Getting a Seat in the C-Suite: What Every Safety Pro Should Know I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S6033 Building Industrial Hygiene Programs in Electrical Utilities I Industrial Hygiene/Health, Risk Assessment
    S6034 Construction Safety and Working in Qatar: A Personal Experience I Construction, International
    S6035 500 Voices: Key Findings From an OSH Survey of Oil and Gas Workers B Human Behavior, Oil, Gas/Mining & Mineral Resources
    S6036 Confidently Exercising Employer Rights in an OSHA Inspection I Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Safety Management
    S6037 OSHA Interesting Field Cases: Part 1 I Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S6038 Right-Sizing Combustible Particulate Management (NFPA 652) I Industrial Hygiene/Health, Risk Assessment
    S6039 Managing Risk Where It Matters Most I Risk Assessment, Risk Management/Insurance
    S6040 The Safety Consultant Blueprint E Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    S6041 Developing an OSH Management System in a Country Lacking OSH Laws A International, Safety Management
    S6042 Anatomy of a Triple Fatality: A Cold Case With Hot Lessons A Safety Management, Training/Education
    S6043 Assessing the Origins of Exposure in Your Organization I Safety Management
    S6044 How to Build Effective Horizontal Lifelines for Field Conditions I Risk Assessment, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S6045 OSHA and ANSI: Lockout/Tagout, Alternative Measures and Machine Guarding I Risk Assessment, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S6046 Safety in the Eyes of Gen Y and Z I Safety Management, Training/Education
    S6047 Creating a Safe Driving Workforce Through Training and Technology I Safety Management, Transportation
    S6048 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Mixing Safety With Fun—Safety Considerations When Planning and Organizing Public Events Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm

    S6050 | Secrets to Engaging Generation Z: Getting Post-Millennials to Buy In


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Blacks in Safety Excellence (BISE) Common Interest Group


    Description

    Gen Z employees aren't easy to figure out. Gain insight on how to leverage the unique contributions of Gen Z employees and get their buy-in on your safety program initiatives.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Francene Scott-Diehl

    MPH, CSP

    Florida Public Utilities
    Safety and Compliance Manager


    Patricia A. Reed

    MS, CSP

    KIK Corporation-Custom Products Division
    Health Environmental Safety and Security (HESS) Manager


    S6051 | Making a Business Case: Refining Your Pitch for Safety


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) Common Interest Group


    Description

    Have you had trouble getting your safety ideas across or your recommendations for safety investments accepted? Learn how to draft the problem statement, choose a solution, develop an effective business case, then make a convincing safety pitch.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Deborah R. Roy

    MPH, CSP, CET

    L.L.Bean, Inc.
    Corporate Director, Health, Safety and Wellness


    Alexi Carli

    MS, CSP

    Carli Consulting, LLC
    President


    S6052 | Challenges Implementing OSHA Rules for Silica Medical Surveillance


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Hear early "tales from the trenches" about implementing new silica medical surveillance requirements for more than 3,000 workers. Recognize how the silica standard differs from previous standards, and identify 15 specific implementation challenges and recommended solutions.

    Track

    Construction, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Kent W. Peterson

    M.D., MPH

    Occupational Health Strategies, Inc.
    President


    S6053 | Untangling OSHA Regulations for Tower and Construction Cranes


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Discuss OSHA's safety requirements for general contractors with tower/construction cranes on their jobsite and the responsibilities of crane operators. Return to your site with practical information that will help you improve crane operations.

    Track

    Construction, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Michael C. Wright

    P.E., CSP

    Safety Through Engineering
    President


    Ken Montgomery

    Ohio Federal Area OSHA Office
    Area Director


    S6054 | Ergonomics Risks and Solutions for the Aging Working Woman


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Women make up 47% of the U.S. workforce, but experience 67% of the work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Gain insight on topic such as control/prevention of musculoskeletal disorders through medical management, exercise, posture and body mechanics specific to working women of all ages.

    Track

    Ergonomics, Healthcare/Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Ronald W. Porter

    PT, CEAS III

    The Back School
    Director


    S6055 | Fundamentals of OSH: Fire Protection


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Discuss the basic concepts of fire protection, fire suppression, fire control and fire detection methods. Explore topics including the science of fire, electrical classifications, bonding and grounding, storage of flammables and types of fire suppression systems.

    Track

    Emergency Management/Security, Fire Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Leslie Stockel

    MS, CSP, SMS

    Oklahoma State University
    Assistant Professor of Professional Practice Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology


    S6056 | A Dilemma in the Workplace: Integrating Mental Health and Safety


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Risk Assessment Committee and the Healthcare Practice Specialty


    Description

    Workplace violence is ever increasing and can be the result of mental illness. By promoting mental health awareness and social support, employers create a healthy work environment that helps employees recognize risk factors and maximize appropriate responses.

    Track

    Healthcare/Wellness, Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Grady Dale

    Ed.D.

    Urban Psychological Services
    Clinical Psycologist


    Levern McElveen

    MPA

    Levern McElveen & Associates
    Corporate Consulting


    S6057 | Buried Alive: A Survivor's Story


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    On June 5, 1983, Joe was nearly buried alive when installing pipe in a trench that collapsed. He explains how human error contributed to making serious mistakes that day to help you gain insight into the emotional effects of the incident on Joe and his family.

    Track

    Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Joe Tantarelli

    SafeStart®
    Safety Consultant


    S6058 | Advanced Hearing Conservation for Refineries/Chemical Processing


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Review two case studies on best practices in hearing conservation, including effective implementation of fit testing, considering audibility in hearing protector selection and risk assessments. In addition, learn about new technologies in hearing protectors and discuss digital tools that can help you manage your hearing conservation program.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene/Health, Oil, Gas/Mining & Mineral Resources

    Speaker(s)

    Sharath F. Smith

    M.Eng., CSP

    3M


    S6059 | OSHA's Process Safety Management Standard: Achieving Compliance and Avoiding Pitfalls


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Learn how to effectively manage your process safety management (PSM) program by avoiding common mistakes that lead to OSHA violations. Learn from the perspective of a safety professional and outside legal counsel and gain new insight on how to deal with the PSM standard.

    Track

    Oil, Gas/Mining & Mineral Resources, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Ryan Burr

    CSP



    Kristin White

    Esq.

    Fisher Phillips
    Attorney


    S6060 | OSHA Interesting Field Cases: Part 2


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Our two-part panel showcases five enforcement cases that highlight key aspects of OSHA’s inspection process and recent enforcement initiatives, including those related to temporary workers and several unique industry sectors. Discuss key outcomes, including citations and abatement for inspections, involving utility and road construction, a corrugated box manufacturer, a scrap recycling facility, a landfill and a maritime stevedoring company. Each case was initiated as an unprogrammed inspection (based on fatality and injury reports, and complaints).

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Lisa Bennett

    USDOL/OSHA
    Safety and Occupational Health Specialist


    Anthony Campos

    USDOL/OSHA
    Safety and Occupational Health Specialist


    Maryanne Martin

    USDOL/OSHA
    Compliance Assistance Specialist


    S6061 | ASSP Government Affairs Update


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Learn how government is affecting workplace safety and health. The Society’s Government Affairs Committee will share the latest from Capitol Hill, regulatory agencies and the states that could affect the way you practice safety. In addition, you can share your views on ASSP’s government affairs efforts.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    James Thornton

    CSP, CIH



    Gary C. Lopez

    MS, CSP, FASSP

    AJ Gallagher Risk Management Services
    President


    S6062 | Addicted to Blame: 10 Steps to Fixing Your Root-Cause Analysis


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    How often do we identify "human error" as the cause of workplace incidents? How are we hurting our safety performance in the process? Learn how to avoid the addiction to blame that can undermine our programs with 10 actionable steps to improve your safety management efforts.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Greg Duncan

    VelocityEHS
    EHS Content Expert


    S6063 | Fall Protection Risks: What You Don't Know Could Kill You


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Workers often assume that being tied off equals protection from falls, yet that is often not the case. Review the many variables involved in understanding fall risk and take away tips to help you understand your unique risk so you can make better choices.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Kevin Wilcox

    P.E., CSP

    LJB Inc.
    Principal


    S6064 | Total Safety and Health: What Are You Missing?


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    Gather the tools and resources you need to better understand the role that employee health plays in creating a safe work environment while reducing the overall cost of risk.

    Track

    Healthcare/Wellness, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Scott B. Lassila

    CSP, ASP, CSM

    Aon
    Managing Consultant


    S6065 | Human Resources and the Safety/Risk Management Relationship


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    The roles of the human resources and occupational safety and health professional are often intertwined and may be a single role in some companies. Examine these two roles and their responsibilities, and discuss the liabilities human resources and safety personnel are exposed to on both the company and personal levels.

    Track

    Risk Management/Insurance, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Keith Wheeler

    SHRM-SCP, SPHR

    HR Resources of the Carolina, LLC
    President & CHRO


    Wesley Wheeler

    SMS

    NECA
    Director of Safety


    S6066 | Total Worker Health® Applied to Your Safety Program: Taking It Beyond the Theory


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    What does Total Worker Health® (TWH) mean for your safety and health programs? Embracing TWH does not require a new program, only adding another layer to what is already in place. By considering the "gentle nudge" approach, you can identify effective application of TWH.

    Track

    Healthcare/Wellness, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Siobhan Murphy

    MPH, CSP, CIH

    SAIF
    Sr. Safety Management Consultant


    Aubrey Sakaguchi

    MS, ASP

    SAIF
    Sr. Safety Management Consultant


    S6067 | How Smart Technology Can Radically Improve Worker Safety


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Smart technology can do a lot for safety and health. From gate security to contractor prequalification to injury re-enactments, this technology offers many opportunities to keep workers safe. Learn more about those opportunities and how you can maximize them..

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene/Health, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Anne-Sophie Tétreault

    LEED AP

    Cognibox
    Senior Expert, HSSEQ Compliance & Risk Management Processes


    S6068 | Implementing Practices for the Protection of Temporary Workers


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Our experienced panel will outline OSHA's requirements and discuss best practices for aligning the safety management systems of a staffing agency and host employer. Explore topics related to responsibilities for elements such as providing PPE, forklift training, HazCom, disciplinary actions and recordkeeping.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Carol A. Pariente-Lippi

    EmployBridge
    Senior Director of Safety


    Robert Lewellen

    EmployBridge
    Chief Safety Officer


    Michael Rubin

    CSP, ASP, CHST

    Goldberg Segalla
    Partner


    S6069 | Better Sleep for the C-Suite: 12 Steps to Control Serious Injury and Fatality Exposure


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    By reducing the rate of potential serious injuries and fatalities (SIFs), leaders also reduce the opportunity for SIFs to occur. Learn how leadership can use data to reduce SIF potential and why this approach is ultimately one of the surest ways to reduce SIFs in your organization.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Donald K. Martin

    CSP

    DEKRA
    Senior Vice President


    S6070 | Lockout/Tagout: What You Won't Find in the Standard


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

    OSHA's lockout/tagout standard is consistently one of the agency's most frequently cited standards. One reason is that a lot of information isn't in the regulation itself. Explore and discuss additional details that can help your organization achieve compliance while avoiding unnecessary bureaucracy.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Debby Shewitz

    CSP

    Shewitz Consulting, LLC
    Owner


    Barbara Jo Ruble

    QEP, CPEA

    Specialty Technical Consultants, Inc
    President


    S6071 | Safety Made to Stick


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Why can everyone remember an urban legend or a specific story, but immediately forget information when they walk out of a safety meeting? Learn principles to ensure successful safety messages and communication so you can ensure that the information is understood, remembered and changes something.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Eldeen E. Pozniak

    CRSP, CMIOSH, CHSC

    Pozniak Safety Associates, Inc.
    Director


    S6072 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Implementing Lifesaving Rules in the Oil and Gas Industry


    June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources Practice Specialty


    Description

    Participate in a collaborative discussion on experiences of the reluctance and resistance experienced during the implementation of lifesaving rules in the oil and gas industry.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    TBD

    TBD

    Number Session Level Track
    S6050 Secrets to Engaging Generation Z: Getting Post-Millennials to Buy In B Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    S6051 Making a Business Case: Refining Your Pitch for Safety I Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    S6052 Challenges Implementing OSHA Rules for Silica Medical Surveillance I Construction, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S6053 Untangling OSHA Regulations for Tower and Construction Cranes A Construction, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S6054 Ergonomics Risks and Solutions for the Aging Working Woman B Ergonomics, Healthcare/Wellness
    S6055 Fundamentals of OSH: Fire Protection B Emergency Management/Security, Fire Protection
    S6056 A Dilemma in the Workplace: Integrating Mental Health and Safety A Healthcare/Wellness, Transportation
    S6057 Buried Alive: A Survivor's Story I Human Behavior
    S6058 Advanced Hearing Conservation for Refineries/Chemical Processing I Industrial Hygiene/Health, Oil, Gas/Mining & Mineral Resources
    S6059 OSHA's Process Safety Management Standard: Achieving Compliance and Avoiding Pitfalls A Oil, Gas/Mining & Mineral Resources, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S6060 OSHA Interesting Field Cases: Part 2 I Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S6061 ASSP Government Affairs Update I Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S6062 Addicted to Blame: 10 Steps to Fixing Your Root-Cause Analysis I Risk Assessment, Safety Management
    S6063 Fall Protection Risks: What You Don't Know Could Kill You I Risk Assessment, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S6064 Total Safety and Health: What Are You Missing? A Healthcare/Wellness, Risk Management/Insurance
    S6065 Human Resources and the Safety/Risk Management Relationship I Risk Management/Insurance, Training/Education
    S6066 Total Worker Health® Applied to Your Safety Program: Taking It Beyond the Theory I Healthcare/Wellness, Safety Management
    S6067 How Smart Technology Can Radically Improve Worker Safety I Industrial Hygiene/Health, Safety Management
    S6068 Implementing Practices for the Protection of Temporary Workers I Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Safety Management
    S6069 Better Sleep for the C-Suite: 12 Steps to Control Serious Injury and Fatality Exposure E Safety Management
    S6070 Lockout/Tagout: What You Won't Find in the Standard B Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S6071 Safety Made to Stick I Business Skills & Personal Development, Training/Education
    S6072 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Implementing Lifesaving Rules in the Oil and Gas Industry Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am

    S7001 | Essential Leadership Skills to be Effective in Safety


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Review the fundamentals of leadership including different leadership styles, and the differences between supervising, coaching and mentoring. Learn how you can use emotional intelligence to gain acceptance for your change initiatives and effectively communicate your safety message.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Darrel A. Nickerson

    MS, CRSP

    Irving Forest Services Limited
    Director of Health and Safety


    S7002 | Emerging Safety Professionals: Become an OSHA Whisperer


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    This is your chance to become the OSHA whisperer of your organization. Join an energetic conversation and discover ways to speak to regulators to get a better result when it counts the most.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Courtney M. Malveaux

    J.D.

    Jackson Lewis P.C.
    Principal


    Jose A. Rodriguez, Jr.

    CSP, SGE

    Raytheon Company
    Senior Manager, IIS EHSS Lead


    S7003 | The New Silica Standard: What We Now Know About Its Implementation


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Review the implementation of OSHA's silica standard. Identify what tools have the potential to produce silica dust, discuss an analysis of exposure monitoring data obtained in support of these activities, and review its challenges and relative costs.

    Track

    Construction, Industrial Hygiene/Health

    Speaker(s)

    Daniel F. Mcdavitt

    CSP, LEED AP

    Dimeo Construction Company
    Senior Site Safety Manager


    S7004 | Using BIM, 3D and VR Technology as Construction Safety Training


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am

    Sponsored by the Construction Practice Specialty


    Description

    Gain insight and knowledge on how your organization can use building information modeling (BIM), 3D and virtual reality (VR) technology to improve construction safety training.

    Track

    Construction, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Neil R. Webster

    CSP, OHST

    DPS Group
    HSE Manager


    David B. Korman

    CSP

    Gramercy Group, Inc.
    VP Safety


    S7005 | Ready. Set. But Are You Ready to Go? Emergency Preparedness and Management


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    To safeguard hospitality, event spaces and retail outlets, emergency management leaders must take a proactive, all-hazards, risk-mitigation approach to protect patrons, assets and brand reputation, and support business continuity. They can also promote this approach by sharing best practices and lessons learned with industry peers. Effective and efficient training on these issues can help risk staff best prevent/reduce the loss of life, as can focus on issues such as technology integration, physical security screening measures, effective communications between first responders and event staff, crowd control, crowd dynamics and demographics, and responsible social media monitoring.

    Track

    Emergency Management/Security, Hospitality

    Speaker(s)

    Andrea Ball

    CSP

    Sompo International Insurance
    Casualty Specialist


    Glen O'Connor

    ASP

    Sompo International
    Vice President Risk Control


    S7006 | What's Going On in the World of Ergonomics?


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Get the latest breakdown on what is going on in the world regarding ergonomics, learn how companies can succeed with good ergonomics, discuss what is currently "in vogue" in the science of ergonomics and explore cases of change management gone awry.

    Track

    Ergonomics, Healthcare/Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Timothy A. Pottorff

    MSc, ARM, CIE

    QP3 ErgoSystems, LLC
    Principal


    S7007 | The Business Case for Creating a Culture of Well-Being


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Many safety professionals are tasked with implementing strategies to reduce the cost of musculoskeletal injuries whether related to work or general health. Gather resources to develop the business case for and identify key components of a successful worker well-being program

    Track

    Healthcare/Wellness, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Diana Burns

    MS, CEES

    ATI Worksite Solutions
    Senior Director of Operations


    S7008 | Skewed: Understanding the Mental Models Leading to Error


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Making decisions in real time is difficult. The process of anticipating, recognizing and managing risk is determined by our judgment and perception, and it is often performed quickly. Explore the cognitive processes and strategies our brains use when making decisions at work.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    John W. Barlew

    CSP, CHST

    Compass Safety Systems
    Owner


    S7009 | Mold Happens: Dealing With Mold as an Occupational Health Hazard


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Mold may be present within your office or industrial environment, and it can present significant health concerns for employees and risk mitigation challenges for safety managers. Build your knowledge about how to develop a mold management strategy you can use to identify and control potential mold exposures.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene/Health, Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Brendan K. Moriarty

    MSPH, CSP, CIH

    Chubb Insurance
    Vice President, Casualty Executive Field Specialist


    S7010 | Use of Process Safety Management Elements in Upstream Oil and Gas


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am

    Sponsored by the Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources Practice Specialty


    Description

    Although OSHA's Process Safety Management standard exempts oil and gas exploration and production facilities, the standard contain several best practices that these facilities can use to identify, address and manage risks and hazards.

    Track

    Oil, Gas/Mining & Mineral Resources, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Jeffrey M. Citrone

    CSP, CIH

    Kahuna Ventures
    Manager Health & Safety Compliance


    S7011 | Staying Off OSHA's Radar: Avoiding Recordkeeping Mistakes


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Is your company in compliance with OSHA recordkeeping requirements? Understand reporting obligations, and explore the complexities of recordkeeping through a game of "recordable or not recordable."

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Phil Mole

    VelocityEHS
    EHS Content Expert


    S7012 | Risk Assessments: Are They Reducing Risk?


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am

    Sponsored by the Risk Assessment Committee


    Description

    Review common errors that organizations make when designing risk assessment programs. Discuss leading metrics that your company can use to design and validate risk reductions.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Paul Esposito

    CSP, CIH

    STAR Consultants, Inc.
    President


    S7013 | Using Risk Control to Your Advantage


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) Common Interest Group


    Description

    What is risk control? Why does our insurance company keep asking to talk to me? If you've ignored the calls, learn why you should change your mind. Understand the benefits of using your risk control team to help manage risk and prevent loss at your company.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    William R. Geddings

    CHST, OHST, SMS

    Heill Safety Solutions
    Sr. EHS Program Manager


    Nicole Washam

    CSP

    IMA, Inc
    Risk Control Advisor


    S7014 | OSH in the Tech Industry: A Focus on Enterprise Risk and Resilience


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Disruptive technology significantly alters the way businesses or entire industries operate. Develop knowledge to apply the foundations of ISO 31000, Risk Management, to better address emerging risks and challenges that disruptive technologies have on your organization.

    Track

    Risk Management/Insurance, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Erike J. Young

    CSP, ARM-E

    PARSAC
    Risk Manager


    Amanda Crosby

    CSP, ARM

    West Virginia University
    Doctoral Student, OS&H


    S7015 | Reboot: The Missing Link to Workplace Productivity and Performance


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Each year, companies experience more than $500 billion in lost productivity due to missed work, diminished performance, increased medical costs, incidents and errors—and it's completely preventable. Learn science-based, proven strategies to achieve peak performance through rising demands without causing burnout.

    Track

    Healthcare/Wellness, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Jo Lichten

    Ph.D., CSP

    Dr. Jo, Inc.
    President


    S7016 | Just a Second Ago: The Impact of Unsafe Work Acts on Your Family


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Kayla Rath was nine when her father, Brad, was involved in a preventable double explosion at a worksite. Hear their heart-wrenching story and understand why you have no choice but to be safe at work.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Brad Livingston

    Brad Livingston
    Motivational Safety Speaker


    Kayla Rath

    Safety Difference
    Motivational Safety Speaker


    S7017 | Enhance ROI Through a Supply Chain Risk Management Methodology


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Outsourcing in your supply chain has significant return on investment and risk. Learn how to manage risks, moving from emails and spreadsheets to a centralized data collection and evaluation methodology. Gain insight on ways to evaluate suppliers and improve supplier quality, safety and sustainability.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Danny Shields

    CSP

    Avetta
    Director Industry Relations


    Tom Cecich

    CSP, CIE

    TFC & Associates
    President


    S7018 | Five Keys to Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Do you face continued issues with slip and trip risks? Are your prevention efforts ineffective? Discuss several key prevention factors and take away guidance on how to best select and implement solutions, using a systematic prevention model and real-world examples.

    Track

    Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    David M. Natalizia

    Apex
    National Practice Leader, Safety


    S7019 | The New Hire Is Missing a Leg: Do They Still Need Safety Shoes?


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am

    Sponsored by the Military Practice Specialty


    Description

    The new guy doesn't have feet, but our corporate policy says, "Everyone wears safety shoes." Ensuring the safety of physically disabled employees presents many challenges. Gather insight and knowledge to help your organization provide a safe work environment for employees with significant physical limitations.

    Track

    Healthcare/Wellness, Sustainability/Human Capital

    Speaker(s)

    Michael V. Owen

    CSP, CHMM, CET

    ServiceSource, Inc.
    SSHO


    Keith Griffith

    ServiceSource, Inc
    Corporate Safety Officer


    S7020 | Hang On: How Cannabis, AI, Drones and Robotics Are Changing OSH


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    With new technologies and emerging markets, occupational safety and health professionals must address the use of drones, autonomous vehicles, cannabis, 3D printing, robotics and smart technologies. Explore these emerging trends through current industry knowledge, discuss case studies and learn best practices.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Dale R. Goss

    MPH, MBA, CSP

    British Standards Institute
    Business Practice Lead - Safety


    Xavier Alcaraz

    MSPH, CSP, CIH

    British Standards Institute
    National Practice Director - Safety


    S7021 | An Introduction to the ANSI/ASSP Z490.2 Standard for Online OSH Training


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee and the Training & Communications Practice Specialty


    Description

    Learn how ANSI/ASSP Z490.2, the new standard for online occupational safety and health training, is related to ANSI/ASSP Z490.1, Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training. Review the standard's structure, discuss a case study of its application and gain insight from our expert panel.

    Track

    Technical/Engineering/Standards, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Nancy J. Simcox

    MS

    University of Washington DEOHS Continuing Education Programs
    Lecturer and Director


    Jeff R. Dalto

    Convergence Training | Vector Solutions
    Senior Learning & Development Specialist


    Daniel Snyder

    Ed.D., CSP, CET

    SafetyConsultants.org
    CEO


    S7022 | A Global Journey to Travel the World for Safety


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am

    Sponsored by the Transportation Practice Specialty


    Description

    Discuss global safety culture personally and professionally with preparation, presence and peace of mind. Learn from Lessons learned and discuss successful practices, including anecdotal comments regarding transportation and travel in the world of safety.

    Track

    International, Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Amy Stewart

    CSP

    EHS Grades International
    Executive Advisor & Board Member


    S7023 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Evaluation—Should Safety Professionals Invest?


    June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am

    Sponsored by the Training & Communications Practice Specialty


    Description

    Training can lead to positive change in an employee's behavior/perceptions. However, little time is invested in assessing whether safety training is effective. Is it worthwhile to identify and track these changes and, if so, how can we do it? Share your evaluation methods and gain insight on the latest training assessment best practices.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    TBD

    TBD

    Number Session Level Track
    S7001 Essential Leadership Skills to be Effective in Safety I Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior
    S7002 Emerging Safety Professionals: Become an OSHA Whisperer I Business Skills & Personal Development, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S7003 The New Silica Standard: What We Now Know About Its Implementation I Construction, Industrial Hygiene/Health
    S7004 Using BIM, 3D and VR Technology as Construction Safety Training I Construction, Training/Education
    S7005 Ready. Set. But Are You Ready to Go? Emergency Preparedness and Management E Emergency Management/Security, Hospitality
    S7006 What's Going On in the World of Ergonomics? B Ergonomics, Healthcare/Wellness
    S7007 The Business Case for Creating a Culture of Well-Being I Healthcare/Wellness, Safety Management
    S7008 Skewed: Understanding the Mental Models Leading to Error A Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S7009 Mold Happens: Dealing With Mold as an Occupational Health Hazard I Industrial Hygiene/Health, Risk Assessment
    S7010 Use of Process Safety Management Elements in Upstream Oil and Gas I Oil, Gas/Mining & Mineral Resources, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S7011 Staying Off OSHA's Radar: Avoiding Recordkeeping Mistakes I Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Safety Management
    S7012 Risk Assessments: Are They Reducing Risk? I Risk Assessment, Safety Management
    S7013 Using Risk Control to Your Advantage I Business Skills & Personal Development, Risk Management/Insurance
    S7014 OSH in the Tech Industry: A Focus on Enterprise Risk and Resilience I Risk Management/Insurance, Safety Management
    S7015 Reboot: The Missing Link to Workplace Productivity and Performance A Healthcare/Wellness, Safety Management
    S7016 Just a Second Ago: The Impact of Unsafe Work Acts on Your Family B Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S7017 Enhance ROI Through a Supply Chain Risk Management Methodology I Risk Assessment, Safety Management
    S7018 Five Keys to Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls I Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S7019 The New Hire Is Missing a Leg: Do They Still Need Safety Shoes? Healthcare/Wellness, Sustainability/Human Capital
    S7020 Hang On: How Cannabis, AI, Drones and Robotics Are Changing OSH I Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S7021 An Introduction to the ANSI/ASSP Z490.2 Standard for Online OSH Training B Technical/Engineering/Standards, Training/Education
    S7022 A Global Journey to Travel the World for Safety I International, Transportation
    S7023 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Evaluation—Should Safety Professionals Invest? Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm

    S7025 | What It Takes to Become a Peak Performer


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm


    Description

    It takes certain elements to be at the top of your game. Learn what it takes to be a peak performer as a safety professional and return home with an action plan for being at your best.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Cece M. Weldon

    CSP, ARM

    IBEX Strategy Group
    President


    S7026 | Using Effective Presentation Skills to Enhance Your Career


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm


    Description

    Ever had a problem getting your point across? Though considered a soft skill, communication is essential for success. Learn about communication "killers,' test your learning with exercises and leave with a tool set that will help you enhance your presentations and communications.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    James Skipper Kendrick

    CSP, FASSP

    Kendrick Global Enterprises, LLC
    President


    S7027 | The Anatomy of an OSHA Citation


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm


    Description

    Ensuring compliance with rules and regulations from dozens of regulatory agencies in our litigious world is often perplexing. Learn tips and techniques that can help you address challenges your company faces in building and maintaining compliance programs that meet mandates and create safe workplaces.

    Track

    Construction, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Paul Andersen

    OSHA Compliance Services, LLC
    Sr. Safety Engineer


    Mary Omler

    OSHA Compliance Services, LLC
    Sr. Safety Engineer


    S7028 | Pre-Job Hazard Analysis: A Practical Approach


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm

    Sponsored by the Risk Assessment Committee and the Construction and Consultants and Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

    Pre-job hazard analysis (PJHA) is an effective tool to prevent workplace incidents and injuries. Learn about the benefits of PJHA, discuss how to conduct a brief but thorough analysis, define key terminology and review methods of integrating PJHA.

    Track

    Construction, Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Nick Shamsipour

    MS, CSP, CHMM, ARM

    Weaver Companies
    Health and Safety Director


    S7029 | Process Safety Management Worst Practices: Don't Do This!


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm


    Description

    Gain knowledge and insight to avoid mistakes in your process safety management program. Review industry history to identify situations and conditions that remain prevalent and apt to cause disasters.

    Track

    Emergency Management/Security, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Glenn Young

    CSP

    Glenn Young & Associates, LLC - PSM Consulting
    Owner


    S7030 | Improving Firefighters Hazard Recognition With Energy Training


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm

    Sponsored by the Council on Academic Affairs and Research


    Description

    Learn the details of conducting energy-based hazard recognition training, which is the outcome of collaboration between East Carolina University and the Kannapolis, NC, Fire Department. Discover what the training method is and learn how you can effectively assess its effectiveness.

    Track

    Emergency Management/Security, Fire Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Dylan Hardison

    Ph.D.

    East Carolina University
    Assistant Professor


    Don Gray

    Kannapolis Fire Department
    Fire Inspector/ Investigator


    S7031 | Building Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Programs


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm


    Description

    Do you develop and manage emergency preparedness initiatives? Become a master at building and managing sustainable emergency management and business continuity programs from the ground up.

    Track

    Emergency Management/Security, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    David Bernstein

    CBCP, CEM

    BSI EHS Services and Solutions
    Senior Consultant


    S7032 | Do Ergonomic Assessments Have to Be Complicated?


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm


    Description

    At times, performing ergonomic assessments is daunting and overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be that way. Learn practical approaches to ergonomic assessments, review real-world solutions and discuss proactive workstation design.

    Track

    Ergonomics

    Speaker(s)

    Tina Minter

    CSP, ALCM, ARM

    Chubb Insurance
    Sr. Workers Compensation Specialist


    S7033 | Working in the Opioid Epidemic


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm


    Description

    Seventy percent of employers report a negative impact from opioid use in the workplace. With opioid fatalities now surpassing motor vehicle fatalities, we must address this crisis. Learn how you can address this problem head on without fear of legal ramifications.

    Track

    Healthcare/Wellness, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Thomas Hysler

    M.D., MPH

    Houston Area Safety Council
    Chief Medical Officer


    S7034 | Blink: A 45-Minute or Less Quick Root Cause


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm


    Description

    Time is precious, and everyone is demanding efficiencies. A quick root-cause analysis will determine which groups of people/systems are needed to fix the problem. Learn how to complete a quick root cause on a lesser incident efficiently so you can be proactive and implement learnings in a timely manner.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Ken Newby

    CSP, CRSP, ARM

    SafeTech, a Division of Young EnergyServe, Inc.
    Key Account Manager


    Leah Jussila

    CRSP

    SafeTech, a Division of Young EnergyServe, Inc.
    Senior Safety Advisor, Operations


    S7035 | Predicting Safety Risks and Incidents Using Wearable Tech


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm


    Description

    Wearable technology, machine learning and analytics help identify safety risks before they happen. Learn about leading-edge technology that predicts incidents. Explore true leading indicators that can benefit safety managers and their workers' compensation insurers and contribute to a new era in workplace safety.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene/Health, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Tom West

    SHRM-SCP, SPHR

    MakuSafe
    Director Strategic Relations


    S7036 | Safety Challenges in Pakistan's Mining Sector


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm

    Sponsored by the International Practice Specialty


    Description

    Each year, a large number of miners in Pakistan are killed when mines collapse or when poisonous gases are discharged. Gain insight into the risks associated with the country's mining industry and discuss ideas for improvement.

    Track

    International, Oil, Gas/Mining & Mineral Resources

    Speaker(s)

    Muhammad M. Khan

    MPA

    ASSP- Pakistan Chapter
    Vice Chairman


    Naeem A. Subhani

    CSP, ASP, OHST

    ASSP- Pakistan Chapter
    President


    S7037 | Quantifying All Things OSHA Training: General Industry


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm


    Description

    OSHA believes that training is an essential part of every employer's safety and health program for protecting workers from injuries and illnesses. However, half the battle is not the training itself but what training is required. Develop greater knowledge about what is required and explore issues you may encounter.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Wesley J. Maertz

    CSP, CET

    W.W. Grainger, Inc.
    Technical Safety Consultant


    S7038 | Systematic Approach: Conducting an Internal Safety and Health Audit


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm


    Description

    Audits can help you identify noncompliance with regulatory requirements. Learn about pivotal program components, including methods, checklists and risk assessments, that can help you sustain a robust internal safety and health compliance audit program.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Christopher Hicks

    MS

    Hicks-Carter-Hick, LLC
    Lead Consultant


    S7039 | Risk Tolerance: Why Do Employees Take Risks?


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm


    Description

    Learn about 10 influencing factors of risk tolerance and take away tactical solutions that companies can use to lower it. By recognizing these factors, you can identify and accelerate improvements.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Chip Steensma

    MBA

    Caterpillar, Inc.
    Senior Safety Consultant


    S7040 | The Evolution of the Risk Control Superhero


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm


    Description

    Welcome to the new age of risk control superheroes! Hear about experience gained from actively working with the insurance community, discuss how the industry has evolved and learn how to use your superpowers to fight future villains that threaten worker safety.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Elizabeth A. Velky

    Gallagher
    National Risk Control Specialist


    Nicole Eisenrich

    CSP, ARM

    Gallagher
    Area Vice President, National Risk Control Consultant


    S7041 | RtPtR: Sustainable Road Map for OSH Researchers and Practitioners


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm

    Sponsored by the Council on Academic Affairs and Research


    Description

    The "RtPtR" model conveys the continuous cycle of translating research findings into best practices (RtP) and practitioners feeding exposures back to researchers (PtR) for control strategies. Discuss successful RtPtR examples that create a road map for other academicians and practitioners can follow.

    Track

    Ergonomics, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Sang D. Choi

    Ph.D., CSP, CPE

    University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
    Professor


    James G. Borchardt

    CSP, CPE

    Construction Ergonomics, LLC
    Principal/Managing Consultant


    S7042 | Ouch! Handling Workplace Injuries: OSHA and Related Issues


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm


    Description

    Understand how work-related injuries may trigger a litany of potential compliance issues: OSHA reporting, recordkeeping, and inspection; workers' compensation reporting and benefits; Family and Medical Leave Act and other required leave; reasonable accommodation obligations; and discrimination and retaliation issues.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Phillip Russell

    J.D.

    Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
    Attorney


    Dee Anna Hays

    J.D.

    Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
    Attorney


    S7043 | A Simple, Scientific Approach to Safety Investigations


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm


    Description

    If your investigations aren't providing clear and thorough explanations, they're not effective. But you don't need a new technique, you just need to return to the fundamental principles of the scientific method. Such an approach provides a simple, objective and scalable way to understand and prevent safety incidents.

    Track

    Safety Management, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Mark Galley

    ThinkReliability
    President


    S7044 | ASSP/ANSI Z10: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    ASSP/ANSI Z10 provides an overall blueprint to help your organization prevent injuries and illnesses. Learn about updates to the safety management system standard, discuss differences between ISO 45001 and ANIS/ASSP Z10, and explore how it can help your organization move to the next level.

    Track

    Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Amy Timmerman

    MS, CSP

    AT Safety
    Safety Consultant


    S7045 | Bulli Ray Dog Bite Prevention Training


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm


    Description

    Build your knowledge and awareness to give your employees the power to avoid or safely handle their interactions with dogs they may encounter while performing their daily activities.

    Track

    Safety Management, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Mitzi Robinson

    Bulli Ray Dog Bite Prevention
    President


    Cynthia Ballenger

    Bulli Ray Dog Bite Prevention
    Manager/Partner


    S7046 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: How Do You Approach Ethical and Moral Issues?


    June 25, 10:45am - 12:00pm

    Sponsored by the Management and Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialties


    Description

    Explore effective ways to approach controversial and conflict issues. Share your ideas and learn from others via an energizing discussion, and return home with guidance you can apply to help your companies, clients or customers resolve risks.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    TBD

    TBD

    Number Session Level Track
    S7025 What It Takes to Become a Peak Performer I Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    S7026 Using Effective Presentation Skills to Enhance Your Career I Business Skills & Personal Development, Training/Education
    S7027 The Anatomy of an OSHA Citation I Construction, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S7028 Pre-Job Hazard Analysis: A Practical Approach I Construction, Risk Assessment
    S7029 Process Safety Management Worst Practices: Don't Do This! A Emergency Management/Security, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    S7030 Improving Firefighters Hazard Recognition With Energy Training B Emergency Management/Security, Fire Protection
    S7031 Building Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Programs B Emergency Management/Security, Safety Management
    S7032 Do Ergonomic Assessments Have to Be Complicated? I Ergonomics
    S7033 Working in the Opioid Epidemic A Healthcare/Wellness, Risk Management/Insurance
    S7034 Blink: A 45-Minute or Less Quick Root Cause I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S7035 Predicting Safety Risks and Incidents Using Wearable Tech I Industrial Hygiene/Health, Safety Management
    S7036 Safety Challenges in Pakistan's Mining Sector A International, Oil, Gas/Mining & Mineral Resources
    S7037 Quantifying All Things OSHA Training: General Industry B Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Training/Education
    S7038 Systematic Approach: Conducting an Internal Safety and Health Audit A Risk Assessment, Safety Management
    S7039 Risk Tolerance: Why Do Employees Take Risks? I Human Behavior, Risk Management/Insurance
    S7040 The Evolution of the Risk Control Superhero I Risk Assessment, Risk Management/Insurance
    S7041 RtPtR: Sustainable Road Map for OSH Researchers and Practitioners A Ergonomics, Safety Management
    S7042 Ouch! Handling Workplace Injuries: OSHA and Related Issues E Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Safety Management
    S7043 A Simple, Scientific Approach to Safety Investigations I Safety Management, Training/Education
    S7044 ASSP/ANSI Z10: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems I Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    S7045 Bulli Ray Dog Bite Prevention Training I Safety Management, Training/Education
    S7046 Key Issue Collaboration Session: How Do You Approach Ethical and Moral Issues? Key Issue Collaboration Session
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