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  • June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am

    S5001 | Young Safety Professionals: Present Like a Pro! Own the Room


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group and the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

    Unleash the powerful speaker within you and own the room. Learn the unwritten rules and strategies that will help you engage on the same playing field as seasoned pros. Return to your organization with an alternative approach unleashed from 30 years of lessons learned from presentations.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Jose A. Rodriguez, Jr.

    CSP, SGE

    Raytheon Company
    Senior Manager, IIS EHSS Lead


    S5002 | Improve Your Fall Prevention Training


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Construction Practice Specialty


    Description

    Learn about training tools that prompt workers to buy in to using fall prevention/protection techniques when no one is looking. Take away tips for utilizing photos, social media and current stories, as well as sample training templates you can adapt in your organization.

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    Joseph Sanna

    CSP, CPSI

    PMA Companies
    Sr. Risk Control Specialist


    S5003 | Silica in Construction: No More Bumps in Our Road


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am


    Description

    Hear one company's experience with fully implementing the requirements of OSHA's respirable crystalline silica regulation in construction, including FAQs, time and cost impacts on our job sites for tools, training, respirators, sampling and medical surveillance, and lessons learned.

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    Shelly Pizzi

    CSP, CIH

    Black & Veatch
    Director of Industrial Hygiene


    S5004 | Combining Wearables and Training to Reduce Ergonomic Injuries


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am


    Description

    Wearable technology has great promise, but it must engage the worker to be effective. Learn how Soter Analytics' customers used wearable devices, combined with a three-week training program, to decrease the risk of spinal injuries and other musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among their workforce.

    Track

    Ergonomics

    Speaker(s)

    Matthew Hart

    Soter Analytics
    Founder


    S5005 | How to Avoid the Most Common Combustible Dust Mistakes


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Fire Protection Practice Specialty


    Description

    The complexity of combustible dust hazards forces reliance on unproven myths to alleviate the hazards quickly, which can cause dire consequences. Develop working knowledge of the most common mistakes made and discuss ways to avoid the traps that lead to these mistakes.

    Track

    Fire Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Jason Reason

    CSP, CIH, CHMM

    Lewellyn Technology
    Senior Vice President/Consultant


    S5006 | From Worrier to Warrior: Practical Stress Reduction Techniques


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am


    Description

    Stress affects worker safety because it impacts cognitive function, memory, motor control, sleep and risk taking. Learn practical tools you can apply to change your thinking and perception about stress and stressful events.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Kathy L. Gruver

    Ph.D.

    Kathy Gruver


    S5007 | Psychological Safety: Making It Safe to Speak Up


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am


    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

    Speaker(s)

    Steven I. Simon

    Ph.D.

    Culture Change Consultants, Inc.
    President


    S5008 | Curious and Curiouser: Remarkable Indoor Air Quality Case Studies


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am

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


    Description

    You, too, can be a building IAQ whisperer. Learn from an enthralling portfolio of conflict-ridden and successfully resolved IAQ cases involving complaints that ranged from chemical leaks/poisonings to hair loss and skin rash. Gain championship strategic problem identification and resolution skills.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    Louise E. Vallee

    CSP, CIH, CPE

    Crum and Forster
    Risk Engineering Director


    S5009 | Legal and Ethical Considerations for OSH Professionals


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am

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


    Description

    What can OSH professionals be held legally responsible for? Nearly everything that goes wrong, unless appropriate practices are followed. Explore civil/criminal exposures, best practices, legal privileges, expert witnesses, contractor management and certification issues.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Adele L. Abrams

    Esq., CMSP

    Law Office of Adele L. Abrams, P.C.
    President


    S5010 | ASSP Risk Assessment Institute: Implications for OSH Professionals


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am


    Description

    Take a focused look at risk assessment, gain insight into the ASSP Risk Assessment Institute and grow your understanding of why risk assessment is of key importance to OSH professionals.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Ken Daigle

    P.E.

    ASSP Risk Assessment Committee
    Chair, ASSP Risk Assessment Committee


    TBD

    Timothy R. Fisher

    CSP, CHMM, CPEA

    ASSP - Standards Development Committee
    Director


    S5011 | Safety at a Dead-End: Is HOP a Way Out?


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am


    Description

    Safety enjoys protection from the question: Does it really contribute to bottom line or does it damage it? The new view of safety (human and organizational performance or HOP), promises to answer that question and to unleash huge profits for the business. But only if we get beyond the smoke and mirrors and start doing it.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Corrie Pitzer

    SAFEmap International
    CEO


    S5012 | Aptitude and Tolerance in the Identification of Risk


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am


    Description

    Although risk taking is essential to a successful organization, some risks may have overwhelming costs in relationship to the benefits. Learn how to build an organization with a culture that has the proper balance of risk aptitude and tolerance to ensure success.

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Christine M. Sullivan

    CSP, ARM

    Sompo International
    Senior Vice President


    Victor M. Sordillo

    P.E., CSP

    Sompo International
    Senior Vice President


    S5013 | ISO 31000 Risk Management Forum: Implementation for SMEs


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am

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


    Description

    Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can benefit from the practical approach presented in ISO 31000-2018. Gain practical insights along with strategies and implementation guidance to enhance your risk management and safety management programs.

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    James L. Newberry

    CHST

    Island Insurance Company
    AVP & Risk Control Manager


    Carol Fox

    ARM

    RIMS
    Vice President, Strategic Initiatives


    Erike Young

    CSP

    Google
    Global Safety Manager


    S5014 | Elements of a Strategic Schedule to Manage Fatigue Risk


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am


    Description

    Explore the five defining characteristics of an effective work schedule that can enable your organization to deliver the right number of qualified, reliably performing and alert employees to meet production demands, including variability in customer demands.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Rajni Walia

    Ph.D.

    DEKRA
    Principal Consultant


    S5015 | Skill Sets for Developing and Implementing Your OSH Program


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Environmental and Management Practice Specialties


    Description

    Are you tasked with developing and implementing programs in safety, industrial hygiene, environmental or sustainability? Knowing core shared components and steps can improve this process. Learn the key steps in developing, implementing and managing your programs.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Jay C. Brakensiek

    MBA, MS, CSP

    The Claremont Colleges Services
    Environmental Health and Safety Manager


    S5016 | Manage Your Safety Program with a Management System


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    ISO 45001 will help your organization by providing a framework to improve employee safety, reduce workplace risks and create better, safer working conditions worldwide. Explore the benefits your company will realize by committing to an OSH management system.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Kathleen Dobson

    CSP, CHST, STS-C

    Alberici Constructors, Inc.
    Safety Director


    S5017 | 3D Printing Applications in the Control of Hazardous Energy


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am


    Description

    Gain a tangible tool to improve hazardous energy control outcomes using custom, timely and cost-effective 3D-printed engineered solutions that greatly reduce dependency on "equivalent" tagout-only controls.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Phillip Clark

    MS, CSP, CIH

    National Renewable Energy Laboratory
    Safety and Health Professional


    S5018 | How to Identify and Control Fire and Explosion Hazards in Industry


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am


    Description

    Discuss methods to identify locations where flammable atmospheres could exist, learn ways to identify potential ignition sources that could be present under normal and abnormal conditions, and review practical measures to prevent flash fires and explosions and protect against their effect.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Vahid Ebadat

    Ph.D.

    Solent Process Safety
    CEO


    S5019 | ISO 45001 Forum: Significant and Future Impact on Safety


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    Explore the ISO 45001 standard, its current framework and scope, and its impact as a cutting-edge issue for the OSH profession on a global basis, and discuss the standard's adoption as an American National Standard.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Timothy R. Fisher

    CSP, CHMM, CPEA

    ASSP - Standards Development Committee
    Director


    Todd Hohn

    CSP

    Pacific Gas and Electric Company
    Sr. Director of Safety & Health


    Jim Howe

    CSP

    Safety Solutions


    Kathy A. Seabrook

    CSP, FIOSH, EurOSHM

    Global Solutions, Inc.
    President


    S5020 | Superheroes of Safety Training Spill Their Secrets


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group and the Consultants and Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

    Most safety professionals must conduct training as part of the job, yet many do not enjoy it because their methods need improvement. Our panel of superheroes of safety training spill their secrets on becoming a better trainer by improving your delivery and material.

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Linda Tapp

    CSP, ALCM

    SafetyFUNdamentals
    President


    Abby M. Ferri

    CSP

    The Ferri Group LLC
    President


    Regina McMichael

    CSP, CET

    The Learning Factory, Inc.
    President


    Tim Page-Bottorff

    CSP, CET

    SafeStart
    Senior Consultant


    S5021 | The Kina Hart Story: It's Your Safety, Don't Give It Away


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am


    Description

    Our presenter stands as proof that failure to enforce lockout procedures, not providing adequate training, and ignoring your instincts can have a devastating impact. This memorable hour reinforces the importance of making safety personal.

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Kina M. Hart

    Master Lock
    Safety Advocate


    S5022 | Fundamentals of OSH: Basic Safety Management


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am


    Description

    Many safety professionals are responsible for managing manpower, materials and financial resources in their organizations in order to optimize them for safety and health. Learn about management principles and how they apply to the occupational safety and health professional.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Joel Tietjens

    CSP, CSHM

    T-JENS & T-JENS IncÊ
    President


    S5023 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Best Practices for Managing Safety During Economic Downturns


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am

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


    Description

    As an occupational safety and health professional, have your safety initiatives or programs been adversely affected by an economic downturn? If so, how did you respond to the challenges of reduced economic support? Join us for a conversation on best practices, challenges and opportunities for both businesses and safety professionals during economic downturns

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)



    S5024 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Best Practices to Build a Successful Transportation Safety Program


    June 10, 9:15am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Transportation Practice Specialty


    Description

    All modes of transportation (air, rail, maritime, ground) have particular concerns when developing a transportation safety program. Your company can adopt best practices from different industries to develop a comprehensive transportation safety program. Join our open discussion of best practices in recruitment, training, drug and alcohol prevention, and overall transportation safety program development.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    Amy Stewart

    CSP



    Matt Cook

    Arrow Transportation Systems Inc
    Director HSE


    Number Session Level Track
    S5001 Young Safety Professionals: Present Like a Pro! Own the Room B Business Skills & Personal Development
    S5002 Improve Your Fall Prevention Training B Construction
    S5003 Silica in Construction: No More Bumps in Our Road A Construction
    S5004 Combining Wearables and Training to Reduce Ergonomic Injuries I Ergonomics
    S5005 How to Avoid the Most Common Combustible Dust Mistakes I Fire Protection
    S5006 From Worrier to Warrior: Practical Stress Reduction Techniques B Healthcare / Wellness
    S5007 Psychological Safety: Making It Safe to Speak Up I Human Behavior
    S5008 Curious and Curiouser: Remarkable Indoor Air Quality Case Studies I Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S5009 Legal and Ethical Considerations for OSH Professionals I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S5010 ASSP Risk Assessment Institute: Implications for OSH Professionals I Risk Assessment
    S5011 Safety at a Dead-End: Is HOP a Way Out? I Risk Assessment
    S5012 Aptitude and Tolerance in the Identification of Risk I Risk Management / Insurance
    S5013 ISO 31000 Risk Management Forum: Implementation for SMEs A Risk Management / Insurance
    S5014 Elements of a Strategic Schedule to Manage Fatigue Risk A Safety Management
    S5015 Skill Sets for Developing and Implementing Your OSH Program I Safety Management
    S5016 Manage Your Safety Program with a Management System I Safety Management
    S5017 3D Printing Applications in the Control of Hazardous Energy I Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S5018 How to Identify and Control Fire and Explosion Hazards in Industry I Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S5019 ISO 45001 Forum: Significant and Future Impact on Safety I Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S5020 Superheroes of Safety Training Spill Their Secrets I Training / Education
    S5021 The Kina Hart Story: It's Your Safety, Don't Give It Away I Training / Education
    S5022 Fundamentals of OSH: Basic Safety Management B Safety Management
    S5023 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Best Practices for Managing Safety During Economic Downturns Key Issue Collaboration Session
    S5024 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Best Practices to Build a Successful Transportation Safety Program Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 10, 10:45am - 11:45am

    S5025 | Solar Energy: Power with No Off Switch


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


    Description

    Hear an overview of the principles of solar energy and industry terminology, and gain insight into the unique safety concerns that occur on these projects.

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    William H. Reichert

    CSP, CHST

    Sun Tribe Solar
    Safety Director


    S5026 | 30 OSHA Citations You Can Easily Avoid


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


    Description

    PPE, ladders, electrical cords, tools and equipment are common items in most workplaces. Your site may also have forklifts, aerial lifts, confined spaces, work at height (leading edges), excavations and lockout/tagout issues. If there is an incident and OSHA visits, will they cite you?

    Track

    Construction, Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Paul Andersen

    OSHA Compliance Services
    Sr. Safety Engineer


    S5027 | The Safety Professional and Active Shooter Planning


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

    Sponsored by the ASSE Government Affairs Committee


    Description

    Learn what to do when developing an active shooter response program and gain an understanding of the types of drills to conduct to make the program successful.

    Track

    Emergency Management / Security

    Speaker(s)

    Gary Lopez

    MS, CSP

    Gallagher


    S5028 | Raise the Bar: Integrate Ergonomics in the Workplace


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

    Sponsored by the Ergonomics Practice Specialty


    Description

    Is managing ergonomics a challenge? Follow one company's journey to explore elements of a comprehensive ergonomic integration strategy that utilized an ergonomic process for multidisciplinary engagement and execution. Discuss risk measurement and mitigation, goal setting and communication strategies.

    Track

    Ergonomics

    Speaker(s)

    Peggy E. Ross

    CSP, COHN-S/CM, CPE

    Baxter Healthcare
    Sr. EHS&S Technical Manager


    S5029 | BBS, HOP, Leadership and Culture: How OSH Improvement Really Works


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


    Description

    With so many approaches to OSH available, which ones are effective and under which circumstances? How can you know? Using a framework for how safety improvement works in organizations, explore the strengths, weaknesses and roles of BBS, human and orgaHOP, leadership and culture.

    Track

    Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Kristen J. Bell

    MA, MBA

    Krause Bell Group
    Partner


    Thomas R. Krause

    Ph.D.

    Krause Bell Group
    Partner


    S5030 | Hardwired Inhibitions: Why We Stay Silent in the Face of Disaster


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


    Description

    A surprising number of forces inhibit us when we should speak up to stop an unsafe activity. Receive an overview of the significant-but-often-overlooked factors that suppress safety interventions, and learn first steps for overcoming these inhibitors.

    Track

    Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Phillip C. Ragain

    MA

    The RAD Group
    Director of Training and Human Performance


    S5031 | Case Studies: Kinesiology Tape as a First-Aid Prevention Tool


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


    Description

    Kinesiology tape has long been used as a successful tool for increasing performance and resilience with athletes. Why aren't we using it more with our industrial athletes and those who work in repetitive task environments? Learn from a case study and discuss the results.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    Lori Frederic

    CSCS

    Balance Biomechanics
    President, Founder


    Steve Capobianco

    MS

    RockTape
    Medical Director


    S5032 | Crystalline Silica: Measuring Exposure to the Lowest LOQ


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


    Description

    Become familiar with the science of crystalline silica while learning how to create an effective exposure control program. Understand the effects of the constantly changing work environment, review real-world pitfalls and takeaway some scientific tricks for reversing an OSHA citation.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    Donald Ewert

    RJ Lee Group
    Occupational Health Services


    S5033 | Contractor Management on Mega Projects in the Middle East


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


    Description

    Learn the ways mega projects are organized and managed in the Middle East, discuss challenges created from these organizations and learn methods used to manage contractors and subcontractors to achieve injury-free workplaces.

    Track

    International

    Speaker(s)

    Nicole L. Ivers

    CSP, CIH, Grad IOSH

    AECOM
    SH&E Director


    S5034 | GHS/HazCom: The Game -- Can You Pass the Compliance Test in 2019?


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


    Description

    Test your HazCom compliance knowledge in our interactive session, complete with exercises that will enhance your understanding of the real-world importance of HazCom, which remains OSHA's 2nd most cited standard and is targeted for new GHS updates in 2019! Don't miss this unique learning experience.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Glenn Trout

    VelocityEHS/MSDSonline
    CEO


    S5035 | OSHA's Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction and General Industry: Implementation Update


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


    Description

    OSHA issued the respirable crystalline silica standards in March 2016. The construction industry standard became enforceable in September 2017, while the general and maritime industry standard became enforceable in June 2018. Learn about OSHA's enforcement activities and findings to date, including an update on the agency's inspection procedures, and discuss the controls specified in Table 1 and alternative control methods. Explore the resources, tools and informational materials available to help your company comply with the standard.

    Track

    Construction, Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Sven J. Rundman

    USDOL-OSHA
    Supervisory Industrial Hygienist


    TBD

    S5036 | Risk Management, Singapore Style


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

    Sponsored by the International Practice Specialty


    Description

    You want to know how the tiny red dot (Singapore) at the tip of Malaysia in southeast Asia manages to hold a top rank in the global safety map by risk management? Learn the answer from a workplace safety veteran with six decades of experience in three cultures.

    Track

    International, Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Natarajan Krishnamurthy

    Ph.D., MS

    (Self-Employed, freelancer)
    Safety Consultant


    S5037 | What OSHA Really Says About Fall Protection Anchorages


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


    Description

    Anchorages are one of the most critical elements of a fall protection system. Get clarify on OSHA's design and inspection requirements of fall protection anchorages, and takeaway guidance on best practices that will ensure the system will perform as expected when called upon to save a life.

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Kevin Wilcox

    P.E., CSP

    LJB Inc.
    Principal


    S5038 | Risk and Safety Intersect in the Standards for Program Success


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

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


    Description

    The safety professional is being called on to lead and enlighten organizations with best practices found in voluntary standards such as ANSI/ASSP/ISO 45001, ISO 31000, ANSI/ASSP Z10 and ANSI/ASSP Z590. Grow your knowledge of how each standard can provide a strategy to prevent incidents.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Francis P. Sehn

    CSP, ARM

    Willis Towers Watson
    Vice President - Sr. Risk Control Consultant


    S5039 | Safety Leadership Essentials: Making Safety Happen


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


    Description

    Leaders help make safety happen. Top leadership must ensure that their commitment to safety remains strong all the way to the first-line supervisors. Learn techniques to motivate all leaders to value safety. Discover how to help leaders communicate their value of safety to others.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    John W. Drebinger

    John Drebinger Presentations
    President


    S5040 | Elements of a Safe and Healthy Laboratory A to Z


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

    Sponsored by the Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group and the Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty


    Description

    Most safety professionals will encounter OSH issues within a laboratory setting at some point in their careers. Hear an overview of the main laboratory risks in an entertaining A-to-Z format. Take away information on key safety controls and resources on where to learn more.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Valerie R. Baker

    CSP, CHMM

    Arconic Wheels and Transportation Products
    Global EHS Director


    S5041 | ANSI/ASSP A10.31-2019: Safety Requirements, Definitions and Specifications for Digger Derricks


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

    Sponsored by the Construction Practice Specialty


    Description

    Learn about updates and revisions to the voluntary national consensus standard on digger derricks and their impact on the design, manufacture, testing, inspection, installation, maintenance, use, training and operation of this equipment.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    John J. Brewington

    Brewington & Company
    President


    S5042 | ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection and Restraint Forum


    June 10, 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 and illnesses that result when workers fall from heights. Learn tangible techniques and approaches to move your organization's fall protection and restraint programs forward.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Thomas E. Kramer

    P.E., CSP

    LJB Inc.
    Principal


    TBD

    Ovidiu Munteanu

    ASSP
    Manager, Standards Development


    S5043 | Occupational Dog Bite Prevention


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


    Description

    See and participate in demonstrations of situations in which employees are likely to find themselves with dogs and learn effective techniques for addressing aggressive dog encounters.

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Mitzi Robinson

    ODBS - Bulli Ray Dog Bite Prevention
    President / Founder


    Cynthia Ballenger

    ODBS - Bulli Ray Dog Bite Prevention
    Operations Manager/ Partner


    S5044 | Fundamentals of OSH: Fire Protection


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

    Sponsored by the Fire Protection Practice Specialty


    Description

    A basic understanding of the phenomenon of fire along with knowledge about fire prevention, detection and control is paramount for effective institutional risk management and life safety. Learn about common fire hazards, and basic fire detection, prevention and control processes and systems.

    Track

    Fire Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Brian E. Hitt

    CSP, CHMM

    Hitt Consulting Inc
    Owner


    S5045 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Lone Worker Protocols


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

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


    Description

    Join the conversation and share best practices in incident prevention for the growing number of lone workers in isolated locations.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)



    S5046 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Worker Participation for Successful 45001 Certification


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

    Sponsored by the Management Practice Specialty


    Description

    Worker participation is a key element of ISO 45001 success, yet it's one of the most difficult things to do well. Learn key strategies to engage all levels of the organization by leveraging the knowledge of like-minded safety professionals. Help us build on the tactics learned over decades of practice.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    Joe Tavenner

    CSP, CIH

    King's Hawaiian
    Director EHS&S


    Anita Muller

    Compass Group
    National Safety Director


    S5047 | Total Worker Health for the Safety Professional: An Update From ASSP


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


    Description

    Total Worker Health (TWH) is an area of emerging importance for safety professionals. When done right, the benefits to business and to employees include lower risk, collaborative employee-employer engagements and fewer injuries. In short, TWH can lead to a more sustainable workforce. To help you get started or improve efforts already underway, ASSP's task force is working to provide you with practical resources. Hear an overview of TWH, get an insider update on the task force's work and review the resources readily available to you.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Sharon Kemerer

    COHN-S


    ASSP Task Force Chair


    Kimberly Olszewski



    James R Thornton

    CSP, CIH



    Number Session Level Track
    S5025 Solar Energy: Power with No Off Switch I Construction
    S5026 30 OSHA Citations You Can Easily Avoid I Construction, Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S5027 The Safety Professional and Active Shooter Planning B Emergency Management / Security
    S5028 Raise the Bar: Integrate Ergonomics in the Workplace I Ergonomics
    S5029 BBS, HOP, Leadership and Culture: How OSH Improvement Really Works I Human Behavior
    S5030 Hardwired Inhibitions: Why We Stay Silent in the Face of Disaster A Human Behavior
    S5031 Case Studies: Kinesiology Tape as a First-Aid Prevention Tool I Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S5032 Crystalline Silica: Measuring Exposure to the Lowest LOQ I Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S5033 Contractor Management on Mega Projects in the Middle East I International
    S5034 GHS/HazCom: The Game -- Can You Pass the Compliance Test in 2019? B Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S5035 OSHA's Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction and General Industry: Implementation Update I Construction, Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S5036 Risk Management, Singapore Style A International, Risk Assessment
    S5037 What OSHA Really Says About Fall Protection Anchorages I Risk Management / Insurance
    S5038 Risk and Safety Intersect in the Standards for Program Success I Safety Management
    S5039 Safety Leadership Essentials: Making Safety Happen A Safety Management
    S5040 Elements of a Safe and Healthy Laboratory A to Z B Safety Management
    S5041 ANSI/ASSP A10.31-2019: Safety Requirements, Definitions and Specifications for Digger Derricks A Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S5042 ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection and Restraint Forum I Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S5043 Occupational Dog Bite Prevention I Training / Education
    S5044 Fundamentals of OSH: Fire Protection B Fire Protection
    S5045 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Lone Worker Protocols Key Issue Collaboration Session
    S5046 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Worker Participation for Successful 45001 Certification Key Issue Collaboration Session
    S5047 Total Worker Health for the Safety Professional: An Update From ASSP B, I Healthcare / Wellness
  • June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    S5050 | People Not Policy: When Compliance-Driven Safety Isn't Working


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group and the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

    Can you tie a profitable company to a safe company that has happy workers? Let's bring the humanity back into safety, and make it easier for everyone. Let's not miss the opportunity to make safe behaviors and learning about caring for others, about showing and acting on our humanity.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Regina McMichael

    CSP, CET

    The Learning Factory, Inc.
    President


    S5051 | Head Smart: Harness the Power of Emotional Intelligence


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    Human beings have emotions, even at work. If you want to improve safety, you must harness the power of emotional intelligence. Develop your ability to use this skill to improve communication, neutralize unproductive behavior, inspire action and become a better leader.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Camille O. Oakes

    M.Eng., CSP

    DHL Supply Chain
    Regional HSE Manager


    S5052 | Best Practices for Public Protection for Construction Sites


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    Review best practices that a large commercial construction company uses to identify risks to the public and adjacent property. Learn about risk controls, and applicable ANSI consensus standards and codes.

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    Thomas Trauger

    CSP, ARM

    Gilbane Building Company
    Senior Project Safety Manager


    Robert Hinderliter

    ASP, CHST

    Gilbane Building Company
    Regional Safety Director


    Gregory Sassi

    Gilbane Building Company
    Director of Site Security


    S5053 | Anatomy, Pathology and Healing Process of Ergonomics Injuries


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    You can make a difference in your employees safety by knowing how the body works under normal and stress situations. Understanding the anatomy and pathology of injury and the healing process of the body is critical when applying ergonomics interventions for musculoskeletal disorders.

    Track

    Ergonomics

    Speaker(s)

    Ronald W. Porter

    PT, CEAS III

    The Back School
    Director


    S5054 | Warehouse Hazards/Protection: Preplan to Prevent Disasters


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    Learn about common warehouse fire hazards and protection, particularly common hazards that may occur over the course of operations in a warehouse without being identified as a potential fire protection concern.

    Track

    Fire Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Tim P. Dietz

    CFPS

    Chubb Insurance
    Risk Engineer Property Specialist


    Raymond C. Panko

    CSP, CFPS

    Chubb Insurance
    Senior Property Risk Engineer


    S5055 | Size Matters: The Implications of a "Well" Workforce


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    Understanding the implications of "well" workforce is vital in developing a productive workforce. Ignoring the implications can be very costly to an organization. Gain a better understanding of why wellness programs are essential for your organization to reduce costs and injuries.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Drew Bossen

    PT, MBA

    Atlas Injury Prevention Solutions
    Executive Vice President


    S5056 | The Evolution of BBS: Don't Throw the Baby out with the Bathwater


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    BBS can be an effective component of any safety management system. Unfortunately, misapplication of BBS has fueled anti-BBS sentiment. Explore recent criticisms of BBS and learn how effective BBS processes have evolved and adapted to advances in technology and safety.

    Track

    Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Judy L. Agnew

    Ph.D.

    Aubrey Daniels International
    Sr Vice President, Safety Solutions


    S5057 | Beyond "Unsafe Behavior"


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    A lot of energy and time is spent thinking about how to deal with "unsafe behavior" to prevent incidents. But what if our thinking about this problem is the problem? Gain insight into a new way to think about human performance and get the best out of our people.

    Track

    Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Ron Gantt

    M.Eng., CSP, CET

    Reflect Consulting Group
    Director of Innovation & Operations


    S5058 | OSHA, ANSI Z88.10: Respirator Fit Testing Requirements


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

    Learn about OSHA and ANSI Z88.10 fit-tester requirements.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    Dennis Terpin

    Ph.D., EMT, CHST

    University of Illinois at Chicago
    Industrial Hygienist/Emergency Manager


    S5059 | Getting Health and Safety Right from the Start


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    The voices of too many young workers are silenced annually in Great Britain, where men ages 16 to 24 face a 40% higher risk of workplace injury than men ages 45 to 54. We must collaborate to meet the safety and health needs of young people entering the workplace.

    Track

    International

    Speaker(s)

    Karen E. McDonnell

    Ph.D., CFIOSH, FCIPD

    Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
    OHS Policy Adviser


    Barry Wilkes

    CMIOSH

    National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH)
    Director of Strategy


    S5060 | OSHA Update: 2018-19 Regulatory and Legal Analysis


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    Each year brings new developments and key changes regarding safety and health regulations. Our comprehensive, practical analysis of OSHA-related developments helps you understand the most significant changes and gain a view of key developments expected in the next year.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Thomas Metzger

    J.D.

    Littler Mendelson
    Shareholder/Partner


    S5061 | How Does Risk Assessment Feature in ISO 45001 and Implications


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    Understand the implications of the key risk assessment requirement in ANSI/ASSP/ISO 45001 before deciding to work toward overall accreditation. Review templates from the U.K. and Europe to explore a variety of risk assessment types.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    John F. Stevens

    RSP, CMIOSH, FCIPD

    Go-Ahead Group plc
    Group Health & Safety Advisor (Bus)


    Nick Elliott

    Grad IOSH

    PSV Glass Ltd
    Group Health & Safety Manager


    S5062 | Thoughts, Feelings and Opinions: Gauging Employees' Perceptions


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Public Sector and Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

    Perception surveys provide insight into how employees feel about safety and health. Learn to develop your own perception survey. Explore the seven steps to conduct a survey, gather tips for promoting survey responses and learn how to use survey results for safety management system improvements.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Brandon J. Hody

    MS, CSP, CHSP

    Concurrent Technologies Corportation (CTC)
    Saftey & Occupational Health Professional


    Lori A. Schroth

    CSP, CET, CHSP

    Concurrent Technologies Corportation (CTC)
    Senior Safety & Environmental Professional


    S5063 | ISO 45001: The Watershed Moment for the OSH Professional


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    ISO 45001 is a watershed moment for the OSH profession. All OSH professionals should have a thorough understanding of the standard's principles, sections and practices. Receive practical guidance on how to implement ISO 45001 in your organization and how to gain its accreditation.

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Lawrence Bamber

    CFIOSH, FIRM, MASSE

    Risk Solutions International
    Managing Director


    S5064 | What You Need to Know for World-Class Risk Management


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group and the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    Whether you just starting off or trying to sustain a safe workplace, learn the essentials and best practices of risk management, including how to gain leadership commitment while leveraging grass-roots activities from case studies, employee recognition and early intervention.

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Christine E. Jay

    MS, CSP

    Club Car
    Sr Operational Excellence Coach


    Melissa W. Rohrer

    CHST

    D&L Electric Co., Ltd
    Safety Director


    S5065 | Suicide Prevention: The Next Frontier in Workplace Safety


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    Understand how to gain leadership approval to effectively address the growing crisis of mental health and suicide prevention. Learn how leading companies are integrating mental health and suicide prevention in their safety, health, wellness, employee benefit and employee/labor relations.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Cal E. Beyer

    MPA

    Lakeside Industries
    Director of Risk Management


    S5066 | Leapfrogging from Compliance to Culture


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    A company progresses through several stages on its journey to zero injuries. An organization needs to spot the most effective path that will move it well beyond OSHA compliance to a self-compliant culture of safety. Take away techniques on taking this journey in the most efficient way.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Tim Page-Bottorff

    CSP, CET

    SafeStart
    Senior Consultant


    S5067 | Safety Architecture: Using Decision Science in Safety Management


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    Our decisions are influenced by the mental framework and environment under which they are made. As a safety manager, you should consider yourself an architect of that environment. Explore the science behind that idea and learn how your organization can help control for errors in decision making.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Ryan Campbell

    CIH, CRSP

    WhiteSwan Safety Inc.


    S5068 | Adventures in New View Safety


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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


    Description

    New View/Safety Differently/HOP is coming to the forefront of safety culture practices. But what if you work in a small company, site or department? Where do you start? How do you keep it going? Come hear about a small site's adventure in moving from "blame and shame" to a learning organization.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Jennifer Harris

    CSP

    Pearl, a Member of the AstraZeneca Group
    Associate Director, SHE


    S5069 | Collaborative Robots: Readiness, Risk Assessment, Real World


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    Collaborative robots continue as solutions for rapid change; maximizing safety and efficiency. New applications, environments and safety standards are challenging. Learn about methods/findings of actual, confidential risk assessments for global, process-intensive manufacturing companies and R&D labs.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Mollie Anderson

    MSSM

    BSI Services & Solutions
    Principal Consultant, Manager


    Nate Scott

    CSP

    BSI Services & Solutions
    Associate Consultant


    S5070 | ASSP/ANSI Z459.1: Safety and Compliance in Rope Access


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Sponsored by the Engineering Practice Specialty


    Description

    Learn about the ongoing development of the ANSI/ASSP Z459.1 standard on rope access, and gain a better understanding of how these systems are best used, including best practices for program management.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Loui H. McCurley

    Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians
    Regulatory Assistance Chair


    S5071 | The ABCs of the XYZs: Safety Training for Younger Generations


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    Goodbye baby boomers. Millennials are now the largest group of American workers. How can we prevent this generational shift from becoming intergenerational frustration? Leave your frustrations at the door by exploring three approaches to ensure your safety training is effective with young workers.

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Holli W. Singleton

    NC State University
    Assistant Director, Safety and Health Services


    S5072 | Make Your Training Unforgettable: 7 Keys to Improved Retention


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm


    Description

    Productivity can be affected and incidents may occur if workers do not retain information from training classes. Discuss and practice seven ways to improve safety training and make it unforgettable. Come ready to be involved!

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Linda Tapp

    CSP, ALCM

    SafetyFUNdamentals
    President


    S5073 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Making Progress on Women's Summit Key Issues


    June 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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


    Description

    Hear an update on and discuss the three topics discussed at ASSP's 2018 Women's Workplace Safety Summit: women in safety leadership, PPE for female workers and workplace violence.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    Kelly Bernish

    CSP, COSS

    Global SHE Solutions LLC
    President


    Jennifer Zipeto

    CSP, CHST

    Walt Disney World Resorts
    Senior Safety Professional


    Number Session Level Track
    S5050 People Not Policy: When Compliance-Driven Safety Isn't Working I Business Skills & Personal Development
    S5051 Head Smart: Harness the Power of Emotional Intelligence I Business Skills & Personal Development
    S5052 Best Practices for Public Protection for Construction Sites B Construction
    S5053 Anatomy, Pathology and Healing Process of Ergonomics Injuries B Ergonomics
    S5054 Warehouse Hazards/Protection: Preplan to Prevent Disasters B Fire Protection
    S5055 Size Matters: The Implications of a "Well" Workforce I Healthcare / Wellness
    S5056 The Evolution of BBS: Don't Throw the Baby out with the Bathwater I Human Behavior
    S5057 Beyond "Unsafe Behavior" I Human Behavior
    S5058 OSHA, ANSI Z88.10: Respirator Fit Testing Requirements I Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S5059 Getting Health and Safety Right from the Start I International
    S5060 OSHA Update: 2018-19 Regulatory and Legal Analysis E Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S5061 How Does Risk Assessment Feature in ISO 45001 and Implications A Risk Assessment
    S5062 Thoughts, Feelings and Opinions: Gauging Employees' Perceptions B Risk Assessment
    S5063 ISO 45001: The Watershed Moment for the OSH Professional E Risk Management / Insurance
    S5064 What You Need to Know for World-Class Risk Management I Risk Management / Insurance
    S5065 Suicide Prevention: The Next Frontier in Workplace Safety B Safety Management
    S5066 Leapfrogging from Compliance to Culture I Safety Management
    S5067 Safety Architecture: Using Decision Science in Safety Management E Safety Management
    S5068 Adventures in New View Safety I Safety Management
    S5069 Collaborative Robots: Readiness, Risk Assessment, Real World I Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S5070 ASSP/ANSI Z459.1: Safety and Compliance in Rope Access A Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S5071 The ABCs of the XYZs: Safety Training for Younger Generations B Training / Education
    S5072 Make Your Training Unforgettable: 7 Keys to Improved Retention B Training / Education
    S5073 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Making Progress on Women's Summit Key Issues Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    S5075 | Making a Business Case: Refining Your Pitch for Safety


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

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


    Description

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

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Deborah R. Roy

    MPH, CSP

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


    Alexi Carli

    MS, CSP

    UPS
    VP Global Health and Safety


    S5076 | How to Increase Your Reputation, Influence and Earning Power


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Consultants and Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

    Are all of your recommendations implemented? Wish you had more influence? Could you benefit from more engagement with workers, supervisors and managers? Are you a top wage earner? Develop strategies to accomplish these goals and take away a toolkit in this informative and lively session.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Chris Ross

    CSP, OHST, CPLP

    The Engagement Effect
    President/CEO


    S5077 | Utilizing Emotional Intelligence to Drive Safety Engagement


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

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


    Description

    Learn about valuable tactics and strategies to increase your emotional intelligence skills to help you engage team members in achieving a safety mind-set to increase their ability to get things done through others.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Julius E. Rhodes

    SPHR

    mpr group
    Founder and Principal


    S5078 | You Can Impact the Image of Women in Construction in the Media


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) and Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Groups and the Construction Practice Specialty


    Description

    The depiction of women by trade publications and media is often inaccurate, unsafe and sexist. Take away strategies to partner with reporters, videographers, publications and your organization to replace inaccurate images of women in construction.

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    Abby M. Ferri

    CSP

    The Ferri Group LLC
    President


    Kathleen Dobson

    CSP, CHST, STS-C

    Alberici Constructors, Inc.
    Safety Director


    S5079 | Construction Safety Forum


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Construction Practice Specialty


    Description

    Discuss construction safety concerns, issues and opportunities in construction safety and health. Our expert panel shares insight and knowledge based on hands-on experience and is ready to answer your questions.

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    Shawn King

    CSP, CHST

    Black & Veatch
    Project Director


    TBD

    S5080 | Prevention Through Design in Construction: A Lifecycle Approach


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    Gain an overview of prevention through design in construction and details of the 2018 ANSI/ASSP A10 technical report, Prevention Through Design: A Life Cycle Approach to Safety and Health in the Construction Industry, including the role of the design community.

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    Mike McCullion

    CSP, ARM

    SMACNA
    Director of Market Sectors and Safety


    S5081 | Resetting Your Safety to Successfully Respond to Emergencies


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Fire Protection Practice Specialty


    Description

    Organizations prepare plans to make routine work successful. When work deviates too far from these plans, emergencies occur. Build your ability to establish flexible plans and procedures to enable successful human and organizational performance during an emergency.

    Track

    Emergency Management / Security

    Speaker(s)

    Gabriel F. Miehl

    CSP, CFPS, SGE

    GE Transportation
    Senior Health and Safety Manager


    S5082 | Clean Water Act and the Conduit Theory: Defending Yourself


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Environmental Practice Specialty


    Description

    With an introduction to the Clean Water Act and analysis of the citizen suit provision, learn how to defend citizen suits in light of differing court opinions concerning the regulation of groundwater and potential EPA rulemaking to expand jurisdiction to previously excluded sources.

    Track

    Environment / Hazardous Material

    Speaker(s)

    Tina Stanczewski

    Esq.

    Law Office of Adele Abrams
    Attorney


    S5083 | Applying ISO 45001 to Manage Your Workplace Ergonomics Program


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Ergonomics Practice Specialty


    Description

    Work-related musculoskeletal disorders have been managed by ergonomics programs modeled after common processes (e.g., quality and environmental management). Learn why the new ISO 45001 safety management system is the best model for managing ergonomics processes across global organizations.

    Track

    Ergonomics

    Speaker(s)

    Jennie Dustin

    CSP, CPE

    Humantech
    Managing Consultant and Ergonomics Engineer


    Rick Barker

    CPE

    Humantech
    Senior Consultant and Ergonomics Engineer


    S5084 | How HazMat Impacts Your Facility's Occupancy Classification


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Build your knowledge of model building codes used in the U.S. and learn about the three-step process you must understood to ensure accurate occupancy classification. Take away a new understanding of requirements that affect occupancy classification based on the use of combustible dust.

    Track

    Fire Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Mike D. Snyder

    P.E., CSP, CFPS

    DEKRA Process Safety
    Executive Vice President - Process Safety


    S5085 | How to Prevent, Reduce and Cope with Stress in the Workplace


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    The affects of workplace stress on safety and overall health is not well understood. Develop a working knowledge about what stress in the workplace consists of and how you can help yourself and your employees prevent, reduce and cope with stress.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Jim Allivato

    ATI Worksite Solutions
    Senior Director of Operations


    S5086 | Planning for Failure, Revisited


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    The belief that preventing all safety incidents is the way to prevent fatalities and serious injuries is outdated and dangerous. In complex, dynamic workplaces, failure is to be expected. Explore an effective strategy for preventing fatalities and serious injuries by planning for failure.

    Track

    Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Stephen R. Scott

    Alcoa Corp.
    Director, Human Performance & Continuous Improvement


    S5087 | Prevention Through Investigation: CSA Z1005 Investigation Standard


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    You can move beyond compliance to become a safety leader using CSA Z1005, the first global incident investigation and prevention standard. In today's challenging business and safety environment, understanding and implementing this standard can enhance your organization's safety management system, prevention goals and safety culture.

    Track

    International

    Speaker(s)

    Peter Sturm

    CRSP, CHSC

    STURM Consulting Inc.
    President


    S5088 | Is Public Entity Safety Keeping Up with the Private Sector?


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Explore the differences between safety activities in the public sector and private sector and take away information that will help you tackle the challenges of safety in the public sector.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Thomas Normand

    CSP

    Gallagher
    Loss Control Director


    Brett Beoubay

    CSP

    State of Louisiana
    State Loss Prevention Manager


    S5089 | OSHA Recordkeeping and ITA Electronic Reporting: What Goes Wrong?


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    OSHA's electronic reporting requirements are in effect, and many establishments may have missed the reporting deadline. Grow your understanding of electronic reporting obligations and explore the complexities of recordkeeping through a game of "recordable or not recordable"?

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Brad Harbaugh

    VelocityEHS/MSDSonline
    Marketing Director


    S5090 | How to Conduct a Fall Hazard Survey and Assessment


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Military Branch of the Public Sector Practice Specialty


    Description

    Gain guidance to help your employer fulfill the requirement from the rule change to 29 CFR 1910.132(d) in 2017 to assess your workplace for fall hazards. Build your knowledge by reviewing example fall hazard assessments performed for the U.S. Navy.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Jake Z. Williams

    P.E., ASP, LEED AP

    REK Associates
    Aviation Fall Protection Program Manager/Training Specialist


    John T. Blake

    REK Associates
    Aviation Fall Protection Program Manager/Training Specialist


    S5091 | Moving Risk Assessment Upstream to the Design Phase


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

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


    Description

    Addressing safety during design seems logical, however, few organizations perform risk assessments in the design process. OSH professionals must shift their thinking upstream to the design and redesign phases. Gain ideas on how you can practice prevention through design.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Bruce K. Lyon

    P.E., CSP, ARM

    Hays Companies
    Vice President


    Georgi Popov

    Ph.D., QEP, ARM

    University of Central Missouri
    Professor


    S5092 | Effectively Manage a Crisis Before and After the Strike


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Learn the best practices for preparing for and managing a crisis from the perspective of a safety professional and outside legal counsel. Gain an understanding of how to structure a team and respond to a crisis through the use of real-world examples.

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Ryan S. Burr

    CSP

    Exide Technologies
    Director of EHS


    Kristin R. White

    J.D.

    Jackson Kelly
    Partner


    S5093 | A Safety Pro's Partner: Utilizing Insurance Loss Control Reps


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

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


    Description

    Why is my insurance carrier coming here? Learn about the role and intent of insurance loss control staff and the free services they offer. Discover how partnering with these experienced degreed safety professionals, CSPs and fire protection specialists can elevate your safety efforts.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Angela D. Banerjee

    CSP, ALCM, ARM

    Acuity Insurance
    Director - Loss Control


    Susan Curran

    CSP, ARM

    Acuity Insurance
    Senior Loss Control Rep


    S5094 | Safety Excellence Maturity Model: A Road Map to Success


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Management Practice Specialty


    Description

    Achieving safety excellence is a journey, not a destination. The Safety Excellence Maturity ModelSM guides you in determining where you are and how to progress from there.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Terry L. Mathis

    ProAct Safety, Inc.
    CEO


    S5095 | Using ANSI/ASSP Standards to Improve Construction Safety


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    Explore how the ANSI/ASSE A10 Construction and Demolition Standards are being increasingly used, and learn more about several pending standards that address prevention through design, health hazards, tower construction and wind generation.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Richard King

    CSP

    ANSI/ASSP A10 Committee Black & Veatch
    Chair, ANSI/ASSP A10 Committee


    TBD

    Timothy R. Fisher

    CSP, CHMM, CPEA

    ASSP - Standards Development Committee
    Director


    S5096 | Muy Nice: Training Methods for the Latino Workforce


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Do you know the proper word in Spanish for a pallet wrapper? How about bench grinder? Build your knowledge of common words that have been created in Spanglish, and review training methods and ideas for how to train your Spanish-speaking employees.

    Track

    International, Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Carlos Galindo

    CSP

    US Compliance
    Director Health and Safety Services


    S5097 | Implementing a Successful Distracted Driving Program


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Building an effective distracted driving prevention program is a challenge. Gain a better understanding of the necessary elements via actual examples, both for what works as well as the pitfalls you may encountered, and take away ideas for driving a true change in behavior.

    Track

    Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Timothy L. McCarty

    CSP, ALCM, ARM

    Clark Insurance
    Director of Loss Control Services


    S5098 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Can Total Worker Health Elevate Your Company's Safety Performance?


    June 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Industrial Hygiene and Management Practice Specialties


    Description

    Total Worker Health (TWH) is increasingly being advocated by NIOSH, ASSP and others as a holistic approach to safety that can improve worker health, employee engagement and productivity. Share your management experiences implementing TWH, learn from the successes and challenges of others, and discuss the best way forward.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    Victor D'Amato

    CSP, CIH

    Astrazeneca Global Biologics Operations
    Director, Safety, Health & Environment


    Maureen M Johnson

    CSP



    Number Session Level Track
    S5075 Making a Business Case: Refining Your Pitch for Safety I Business Skills & Personal Development
    S5076 How to Increase Your Reputation, Influence and Earning Power I Business Skills & Personal Development
    S5077 Utilizing Emotional Intelligence to Drive Safety Engagement I Business Skills & Personal Development
    S5078 You Can Impact the Image of Women in Construction in the Media B Construction
    S5079 Construction Safety Forum B Construction
    S5080 Prevention Through Design in Construction: A Lifecycle Approach I Construction
    S5081 Resetting Your Safety to Successfully Respond to Emergencies I Emergency Management / Security
    S5082 Clean Water Act and the Conduit Theory: Defending Yourself B Environment / Hazardous Material
    S5083 Applying ISO 45001 to Manage Your Workplace Ergonomics Program A Ergonomics
    S5084 How HazMat Impacts Your Facility's Occupancy Classification I Fire Protection
    S5085 How to Prevent, Reduce and Cope with Stress in the Workplace B Healthcare / Wellness
    S5086 Planning for Failure, Revisited A Human Behavior
    S5087 Prevention Through Investigation: CSA Z1005 Investigation Standard A International
    S5088 Is Public Entity Safety Keeping Up with the Private Sector? A Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S5089 OSHA Recordkeeping and ITA Electronic Reporting: What Goes Wrong? I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S5090 How to Conduct a Fall Hazard Survey and Assessment B Risk Assessment
    S5091 Moving Risk Assessment Upstream to the Design Phase I Risk Assessment
    S5092 Effectively Manage a Crisis Before and After the Strike A Risk Management / Insurance
    S5093 A Safety Pro's Partner: Utilizing Insurance Loss Control Reps B Safety Management
    S5094 Safety Excellence Maturity Model: A Road Map to Success A Safety Management
    S5095 Using ANSI/ASSP Standards to Improve Construction Safety I Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S5096 Muy Nice: Training Methods for the Latino Workforce I International, Training / Education
    S5097 Implementing a Successful Distracted Driving Program I Transportation
    S5098 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Can Total Worker Health Elevate Your Company's Safety Performance? Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    S5100 | Barriers to Career Advancement within the Safety Profession


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group


    Description

    Gain career insight through a candid exploration of factors that limit the safety professional's successful transition from "technical expert" to "valued business professional." Whether you are dedicated to a single organization or work as a consultant, you can build critical professional skills necessary for career growth.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Deborah Weigand

    Aon Global Risk Consulting
    Managing Director


    S5101 | Young Safety Professionals: Handling an OSHA Enforcement Action


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

    This is your chance to become the expert who gets better results for your company with OSHA. Participate in an energetic conversation about preparing your people and your records for an inspection. Take away tips for sharing information with the inspector and getting a better result during informal conferences or litigation.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    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


    S5102 | Untangling the New Crane Regulation for Construction Cranes


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Review in detail OSHA's new crane regulation and how it impacts the safety responsibilities of general contractors and their subcontractors. If you are involved in crane operations or work for a general contractor that hires crane subcontractors, you don't want to miss this presentation.

    Track

    Construction, Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Michael C. Wright

    P.E., CSP

    Safety Through Engineering, Inc.
    President


    Ken Montgomery

    Ohio Federal Area OSHA Office
    Area Director


    S5103 | Call 9-1-1: Then What?


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Many workplaces believe when they call 9-1-1, and police and fire department personnel take over, their job is done. Nothing could be further from the truth. Police officers/fire personnel/EMTs are not the first responders, employees are.

    Track

    Emergency Management / Security

    Speaker(s)

    Bo Mitchell

    CBCP, CEM, CPP

    911 Consulting
    President


    S5104 | Occupational Allergy


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Occupational allergy affects millions of workers worldwide. What are the common allergens in our workplaces? How do they affect our workers? What should we do as safety professional to protect our workers and implement sustainability strategies for their human resources?

    Track

    Environment / Hazardous Material

    Speaker(s)

    Miaozong Wu

    ASP, ARM

    University of Central Missouri
    Assistant Professor of Safety / Industrial Hygiene


    Yang Zhan

    University of Central Missouri
    M.S. Student in Industrial Hygiene


    S5105 | Case Studies in Participatory Ergonomics: Research in Action


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Ergonomics Practice Specialty


    Description

    What makes a participatory ergonomics program successful? Gain ideas from the approach taken by five water utilities to answer this question. By learning what worked and didn't work, you can take home strategies to improve consultation and ergonomics risk management within your organization.

    Track

    Ergonomics

    Speaker(s)

    Elise Condie

    PT, MS, CPE

    BSI EHS Services and Solutions
    Ergonomics Practice Lead


    S5106 | A Value-Based Approach vs. Cost Containment: Workers' Compensation and Wellness


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    We are entering a new era in healthcare that will insist employers be actively engaged in the health of their workforce. Gain insight on how a robust wellness and safety program can affect the health and longevity of workers using a value-based approach to wellness and workers' compensation.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Matthew J. Condon

    J.D., MBA

    Bardavon Health Innovations
    CEO


    Jenny Edwards

    MA, LAT/ARC



    S5107 | The Psychology of Safety Success: Life Lessons from Science


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    An injury-free workplace requires effective engagement of people actively caring for the safety of others. In this spirited, research-based presentation, learn 18 safety/life lessons for successfully addressing the human dynamics of injury prevention and cultivating a brother's/sister's keeper culture.

    Track

    Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    E. Scott S. Geller

    Ph.D.

    Safety Performance Solutions
    Senior Partner


    S5108 | Electronic Cigarettes in the Indoor Environment


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Electronic cigarette emissions can affect indoor environmental quality and lead to potential surface deposition, thus creating the potential for second- and third-hand exposures. Develop your knowledge of safety and health concerns, current regulatory status and ventilation guidelines.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    Cheryl L. Marcham

    Ph.D., CSP, CIH

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
    Assistant Professor


    S5109 | Challenges in Countries Lacking OSH Laws: Two Women's Perspectives


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the International Practice Specialty


    Description

    Join us to hear the perspectives of two women working in construction in a country that lacks OSH legislation. Gain insight on the challenges encountered and learn about approaches to make positive progress.

    Track

    International

    Speaker(s)

    Laura Casey

    EMT, CSP, CHST

    SafeCon Solutions
    Principal


    Nandy Walker

    MiDA
    SHE Specialist


    S5110 | Upstream Oil and Gas Exposures: A Complex Problem


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

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


    Description

    Build your knowledge and understanding of how to apply basic industrial hygiene tenets to upstream oil and gas operations. Learn methods to associate health hazards with a production life cycle of a well, including emergencies involving the release of well flow stream(s).

    Track

    Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources

    Speaker(s)

    Evgeny Andronov

    CSP, CIH

    Whiting Oil & Gas
    Industrial Hygiene Professional


    Jeff Citrone

    CSP, CIH

    Kahuna
    Manager, Health & Safety Compliance


    Mwangi Ndonga

    CSP, CIH, CHMM

    Encana Oil & Gas
    Occ. Health IH Specialist


    S5111 | Anyone Can Be President


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the ASSE Government Affairs Committee


    Description

    Politicians often portray safety standards as job killing and bad for economic prosperity and individual freedom. The reality is safety professionals have the ability to speak truth to power about how safety guidelines drive economic success and ensure that we all go home to our families.

    Track

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

    Speaker(s)

    Jeremy Bethancourt

    Augspurger Komm Engineering, Inc.
    Safety Manager/ Consultant


    Mark Grushka

    CSP

    MJ Grushka Consulting
    Consultant


    S5112 | NASA's Journey to Safety Culture


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Public Sector Practice Specialty


    Description

    Learn about the journey NASA has taken from the Columbia incident to develop a NASA safety culture program. Gain insight from a case study about how one of centers has used the program to improve its safety and health management system.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Tracy G. Dillinger

    C.Psychol

    NASA Headquarters
    Safety Culture Program Manager


    Manuel B. Dominguez

    CSP

    NASA Glenn Research Center
    Senior Safety Engineer


    David B. King

    CIH, CBES, CEAS

    NASA Ames Research Center
    Deputy Director, Safety and Mission Assurance


    S5113 | Electrical Safety Related Work Practices in Research & Development Laboratories: Addressing the Unknown Risk


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Research and development electrical equipment presents unique electrical exposure risks to workers as they may not have approved engineer control certifications (such as a UL listing). Learn about safety-related work practices with in-house constructed and experimental electrical equipment.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Paul A. Zoubek

    CSP, CIH

    Zoubek Consulting, LLC
    President


    S5114 | Training a Risk Assessment Team


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) Common Interest Group and the Consultants and Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

    A critical part of the implementation of risk management is developing and delivering curricula to risk assessment team members. Take away information on a framework for this process that includes using adult learning principles and customizing content for the three steps of risk assessment.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Pam Walaski

    CSP, CHMM

    GAI Consultants, Inc.
    Director, Health and Safety


    S5115 | What OSH Professionals Should Know about Total Worker Health®


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Learn the latest recommendations for OSH professionals to integrate Total Worker Health into missions, practices and initiatives to unlock synergistic effects in performance improvement. Our panel includes executive ASSP members representing research, consultation and practice.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness, Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Dede D. Montgomery

    MS, CIH

    Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences, OHSU
    Senior Research Associate


    TBD

    Ronald Brandon

    MS, CSP, CHMM

    ATI Worksite Solutions
    Corporate Safety Office & Vice President of Operations


    S5116 | Process Safety Challenges and Opportunities


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    OSHA's Process Safety Management (PSM) standard was enacted in reaction to Bhopal-like disasters to prevent release of hazardous substances and provide a framework of interrelated elements to manage complex processes. However, disasters continue. Learn from analyses of these incidents, explore solutions and discuss how you can use PSM in other areas.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Akhtar Quddus

    P.E., NEBOSH-IGC

    MaxTrain International
    Managing Director


    S5117 | Coca-Cola's Alphabet of Safety Best Practices


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Coca-Cola's exciting sequel to its Safety 2018 presentation presents the organization's alphabet of top safety best practices in a fun, engaging and fast-paced environment. If you seek refreshing ideas for your workplace, our Coke-inspired alphabet is exactly what you need.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    James Sherman Rogers

    Swire Coca-Cola
    Field SES Manager


    Brandon Wiseman

    Swire Coca-Cola
    Corporate Safety Manager


    S5118 | Heinrich Was Right: A Contemporary Analysis of BLS Data


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    Recent research of industry sector BLS data has substantiated the value of Heinrich's model in contemporary safety management. Your organization can incorporate findings into OSH management systems (ISO 45001 and ANSI/ASSP Z10) and risk assessment to address incidents of varying severity.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Erik S. Dunlap

    Ed.D., CSP

    Eastern Kentucky University
    Associate Professor


    S5119 | Targeting Exposure for Safer Decisions and Performance


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Gain insight on a proven way to help people make safer decisions by shifting the objective of safety improvement away from injury prevention to target exposure. Learn the neuroscience behind poor decision-making, how to improve exposure recognition, and the reasons why risk blindness is so prevalent in today's workplaces.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Jim B. Spigener


    DEKRA Insight


    S5120 | Safety by Design: OSH Design Success from Concept to Construction


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Engineering Practice Specialty


    Description

    Learn how to ensure that project OSH requirements are properly identified and communicated, enabling implementation of solutions that meet external and internal requirements. You can gain efficiencies by collaborating during design and construction, leading to ongoing enhanced safety performance.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Beth A. Brock

    P.E., CSP

    CRB Engineers
    Process Engineer


    S5121 | How Virtual Reality Is Disrupting the Future of Safety


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm


    Description

    Job-site hazards can arise from inadequate training in a changing workforce and reduced skills among existing operators. The disruptive technology of virtual reality can help. Explore changes in attention and learning, and gain an understanding of how active learning builds retention and confidence.

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Jim Colvin

    Serious Labs
    CEO


    S5122 | Preparing Your Fleet for Automated Vehicles


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee and the Transportation Practice Specialty


    Description

    Is your company ready for the challenges that partially and fully automated fleet vehicles will bring? Our expert panel of ANSI/ASSP Z15.3 subcommittee members explains how automation will change fleet safety management, and shares insight on how you can prepare your safety management system for this game-changing technology.

    Track

    Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Stephanie G. Pratt

    Ph.D.

    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
    Director, Center for Motor Vehicle Safety


    Alex Epstein

    MBA

    National Safety Council
    Director, Transportation Safety


    Brian S. Hammer

    MPA, CDS

    Nationwide Agribusiness
    Senior Risk Management Consultant


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


    June 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Public Sector Practice Specialty and the Military Branch of the Public Sector Practice Specialty


    Description

    Suicide Is an important public health problem that may impact any workplace. Suicidal behaviors have warning signs and risks of post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and alcohol abuse. Suicide continues to increase in the military and public sector. Join us to discuss suicide prevention approaches.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    Lori A. Schroth

    CSP, CET, CHSP

    Concurrent Technologies Corportation (CTC)
    Senior Safety & Environmental Professional


    Shawn Lewis

    OHST

    S & J Lewis Consulting Solutions
    Safety & Occupational Health Manager


    Number Session Level Track
    S5100 Barriers to Career Advancement within the Safety Profession I Business Skills & Personal Development
    S5101 Young Safety Professionals: Handling an OSHA Enforcement Action I Business Skills & Personal Development
    S5102 Untangling the New Crane Regulation for Construction Cranes A Construction, Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S5103 Call 9-1-1: Then What? I Emergency Management / Security
    S5104 Occupational Allergy I Environment / Hazardous Material
    S5105 Case Studies in Participatory Ergonomics: Research in Action I Ergonomics
    S5106 A Value-Based Approach vs. Cost Containment: Workers' Compensation and Wellness I Healthcare / Wellness
    S5107 The Psychology of Safety Success: Life Lessons from Science B Human Behavior
    S5108 Electronic Cigarettes in the Indoor Environment I Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S5109 Challenges in Countries Lacking OSH Laws: Two Women's Perspectives A International
    S5110 Upstream Oil and Gas Exposures: A Complex Problem I Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources
    S5111 Anyone Can Be President B Business Skills & Personal Development, Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S5112 NASA's Journey to Safety Culture A Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S5113 Electrical Safety Related Work Practices in Research & Development Laboratories: Addressing the Unknown Risk I Risk Assessment
    S5114 Training a Risk Assessment Team I Risk Assessment, Training / Education
    S5115 What OSH Professionals Should Know about Total Worker Health® I Healthcare / Wellness, Risk Management / Insurance
    S5116 Process Safety Challenges and Opportunities I Safety Management
    S5117 Coca-Cola's Alphabet of Safety Best Practices I Safety Management
    S5118 Heinrich Was Right: A Contemporary Analysis of BLS Data I Safety Management
    S5119 Targeting Exposure for Safer Decisions and Performance I Safety Management
    S5120 Safety by Design: OSH Design Success from Concept to Construction I Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S5121 How Virtual Reality Is Disrupting the Future of Safety E Training / Education
    S5122 Preparing Your Fleet for Automated Vehicles A Transportation
    S5123 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Employer Best Practices for Suicide Prevention in the Workplace Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 11, 10:30am - 11:45am

    S6001 | Interpersonal Skills for Safety Professionals


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


    Description

    Technical expertise and interpersonal aptitude empower us as safety professionals. Interpersonal skills allow us to build relationships, stimulate strong safety cultures and promote sustainable organizational change. Robust associations develop our voice in strategic decision-making.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Carolann Wolfgang

    Ph.D., CSP

    NAVFAC EXWC
    Continuous Process Improvement Manager


    Elizabeth A. Bradford

    CSP

    NAVFAC EXWC
    Safety Director


    S6002 | The B Words: 8 Words Women Must Navigate for Self-Defined Success


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

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


    Description

    Explore the obvious and subtle hidden agendas behind each B word and create a thought-provoking and strategic action plan. Advance your understanding of antiquated, outdated limiting beliefs in the workplace that stifle growth and derail women's contribution to the future.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Patricia A. Kagerer

    CSP, ARM, CPCU

    ACIG
    Risk Management Executive


    S6003 | Built In, Not Bolted On: Comprehensive Contractor Oversight


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

    Sponsored by the Blacks in Safety Engineering (BISE) Common Interest Group and the Construction Practice Specialty


    Description

    Learn the five steps that ensure safety is upheld through the contract lifecycle management process as various departments and stakeholders coordinate activities to ensure business due diligence when hiring an independent contractor.

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    Randall C. Butler

    MS, CSP

    Consumers Energy
    Contractor Safety


    S6004 | Lessons Learned from the Hesston, Kansas, Workplace Shooting


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


    Description

    On Feb. 25, 2016, an employee of Excel Industries went home during scheduled break. He returned with two firearms and killed three co-workers and injured 12 others. Gain insight from lessons learned as a result of the event and recovery.

    Track

    Emergency Management / Security

    Speaker(s)

    Andrew Wray

    CSP, ASP

    Excel Industries, Inc.
    Director of EHS and Security


    S6005 | Fundamentals of OSH: Environmental Management 101


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

    Sponsored by the Environmental Practice Specialty


    Description

    Develop a working knowledge of the environmental regulatory landscape, including that of EPA and some of its regulations. Our introductory course is designed for those just entering into the environmental field or who want a general overview of key topics.

    Track

    Environment / Hazardous Material

    Speaker(s)

    Dylan D. Gaudineer

    CSP

    American Packaging Corporation Flexographic Center of Excellence
    Health Safety Environmental Manager


    Josh Asiedu

    MS, CSP

    S and C
    Health Safety Environmental Coordinator


    S6006 | Micro Ergonomics Improvements to Macro Benefits: Sonoco Tells All


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

    Sponsored by the Ergonomics Practice Specialty


    Description

    Executing an ergonomics process starts and ends with identifying and mitigating MSD risk factors at the workstation level (management at the micro level). Learn how Sonoco Products sustains its process over time by managing it at the macro level (setting and tracking goals and activity metrics).

    Track

    Ergonomics

    Speaker(s)

    Matt D. Moore

    Sonoco Products
    Global Director of Safety


    S6007 | Understanding Risk of Employee Stress With HOP and TWH Tools


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


    Description

    Stress increases mistake prevalence, can cause flawed decisions and decrease performance, which increases the chance of serious and fatal injuries and incidents. Explore the risks from psychological stress and learn how to utilize concepts from human and organizational performance (HOP) and Total Worker Health (TWH) to effectively manage this risk impact.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Ronald Brandon

    MS, CSP, CHMM

    ATI Worksite Solutions
    Corporate Safety Office & Vice President of Operations


    John W. Barlew

    CSP, CHST

    Mr.
    Safety and Environmental Manager


    S6008 | Protect Employees' Hearing and Your Bottom Line with 85/3


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

    Sponsored by the Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty


    Description

    OSHA's action level for noise is 85 dBA, using an exchange rate of 5 dB. But this does not reflect how hearing is actually damaged. NIOSH, ACGIH, many corporations and other countries use 3 dB. Learn how 85/3 can better protect employees' hearing, among other safety and productivity benefits.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    John Suter

    CSP, CIH, ARM

    Assured Health and Safety Solutions
    Principal


    S6009 | Global Trend on the Use of Criminal Law to Enforce Safety Offenses


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

    Sponsored by the International Practice Specialty


    Description

    A growing number of regulators around the world are using criminal provisions, such as manslaughter, to prosecute safety and health offenses. Learn about changes by regulators to ensure health and safety compliance, discuss the catalyst for these changes and review court trends in sentencing.

    Track

    International

    Speaker(s)

    Michael Tooma

    LL.M., LL.B.

    Clyde & Co
    Partner


    S6010 | International Best Practices in OSH Knowledge Management


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

    Sponsored by the International and Management Practice Specialties


    Description

    Our panel highlights best practices and shares insight on OSH knowledge management and preservation techniques used in Europe, Asia and Gulf Cooperation Council regions. Develop knowledge to help you work around the globe or support multinational corporations.

    Track

    International

    Speaker(s)

    Richard Cooper

    CMIOSH

    Century Link Communications
    Senior 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

    M/s Praxair Inc
    Global Safety Director


    S6011 | Industrial Hygiene in the Oil and Gas Industry


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


    Description

    An industrial hygiene plan is the next step to improving safety on oil and gas sites. Learn how to create an industrial hygiene plan, where to find information and review a real-life case study. Take away knowledge on how to identify, sample and test for these hazards.

    Track

    Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources

    Speaker(s)

    Wayne Vanderhoof

    CSP

    RETTEW
    Senior Health and Safety Consultant


    Kristen Morgret

    CSP

    RETTEW
    Senior Health and Safety Consultant


    S6012 | Confidently Exercising Employer Rights in an OSHA Inspection


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


    Description

    If you've ever doubted yourself when it came to specific requests from an OSHA compliance officer (or think you might), this session is for you. Take away information to help you understand employer rights and plan for OSHA inspections and respond to OSHA requests with confidence.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Barry S. Spurlock

    J.D., Esq., CSP

    Eastern Kentucky University
    Assistant Professor


    Todd B. Logsdon

    Esq., CSP

    Fisher & Phillips
    Partner - Attorney


    S6013 | Risk Frisk®: How Do You Approach Your Risk Assessment Project


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


    Description

    OSH professionals need practical information to develop effective risk assessments. Learn how to develop risk characteristics, identify and use the appropriate risk assessment tools, and develop risk assessments that effectively reduce loss.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    James L. Newberry

    CHST

    Island Insurance Company
    AVP & Risk Control Manager


    S6014 | How Do I Get Management Commitment to Safety?


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


    Description

    It's easy to get employee safety implemented in your organization, right? Many professionals struggle to get controls implemented or keep their jobs in a time when management is under more pressure than ever. Learn successful techniques and tips for small- and medium-sized companies.

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Tami Galt

    CSP, ARM

    Republic Indemnity
    Assistant Vice President


    S6015 | The Changing Role of the Safety Director: Don't Get Left Behind


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

    Sponsored by the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    Gain the tools and resources you need to work more closely with your executive leaders. Learn how to talk their language and help them meet corporate goals and objectives while reducing the overall cost of risk.

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Scott B. Lassila

    CSP, ASP, CSM

    Aon
    Managing Consultant


    S6016 | Green Beans and Ice Cream: Beyond Zero Injuries


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


    Description

    For years, safety leaders have been challenged to hit the goal of zero injuries. Millions of dollars have been spent by leading firms in the process. Many of these efforts have proved beneficial, yet many others must be questioned. Learn why this happens.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Bill Sims

    The Bill Sims Company
    President


    S6017 | Synergistic Safety Auditing: Corporate and Division Alignment


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


    Description

    Compare and contrast corporate safety audit programs for achieving compliance and a divisional level audit program. When aligned, these audits can have a beneficial effect on each other.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Neil A. Feldscher

    Esq., CSP, CIH

    New York City Department of Environmental Protection
    Chief, EHS Programs


    David A. Olton

    CSP, CPEA

    New York City Department of Environmental Protection
    Director of EHS Performance Measurement & Strategic Planning


    S6018 | Selling Safety to the Front Line


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


    Description

    "I can't get employees to follow safety procedures" is a common complaint. Selling safety is about influencing employees to follow procedures. Learn techniques for selling safety to front-line employees, including tips for having a "make safety personal" conversation.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Patrick J. Karol

    CSP, ARM

    Karol Safety Consulting, LLC
    President


    S6019 | Worker Fatigue and Incident Prevention and Worker Well-Being


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


    Description

    People are working harder and longer, and many are taking fewer vacations. Worker fatigue has been linked to increased human error, increased risk taking, judgment lapses and even illness. Explore the emerging issue of worker well-being versus worker productivity.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Phil La Duke

    Environmental Resource Management
    Principle Consultant/Lead Researcher


    S6020 | Exemptions and Exceptions of the Lockout/Tagout Rule Explained


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


    Description

    The lockout/tagout rule contains several exemptions and exceptions that are often misunderstood or misapplied, leading to costly fines and injuries. Gain insight on all the exceptions and exemptions in the rule and develop an understanding about how to correctly apply each.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Wesley J. Maertz

    CSP, CET

    W.W. Grainger, Inc.
    Technical Safety Specialist


    S6021 | Come See a Speaker Epic Fail (So You Don't Experience One)


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

    Sponsored by the Management and Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

    Ever been to a bad session? Most remember it as awful. This is sure to top it. You're invited to play "Spot the Bad Presentation" in this session focusing on presentation "don'ts." Help correct the presenter's by telling him what's wrong. Sure to be fun as long as you participate!

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Jonathan Klane

    M.Ed., CSP, CIH

    Arizona State University - Fulton Schools of Engineering


    S6022 | How to Maintain a Safe Driving Workforce


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

    Sponsored by the Transportation Practice Specialty


    Description

    Auto crashes account for the highest number of severe injuries and fatalities in the workplace. Low unemployment and high turnover only adds to this problem. Take away guidance on how to recruit, hire and train the safest drivers and hold them accountable to drive safely.

    Track

    Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Charlie N. Halfen

    Chubb ESIS
    Transportation Safety Practice Leader


    S6023 | Fundamentals of OSH: Workplace Health


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


    Description

    Review factors in the workplace such as chemical exposure, air quality, toxins and carcinogens that affect the health of the workforce. Gain an understanding of your role in assessing and addressing these health hazards.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    C. David Langlois

    CSP

    Langlois Weigand & Associate IncÊ
    Consultant


    S6024 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Managing Fall Protection Challenges in the Utilities Industry


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

    Sponsored by the Utilities Practice Specialty


    Description

    Many fall protection challenges occur in the utilities industry. These challenges vary widely and can be downright perplexing. Join us to discuss fall protection best practices and share new ways to safely and effectively overcome fall protection hurdles in your organization, be it water/wastewater, electric generation/T&D, gas or telecommunications.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    Kanwer A Khan

    P.E., CSP, QEP, CRSP

    SUEZ
    VP EHSS


    Russell Wong

    CSP, CPEA

    Southern California Edison
    EHS Audit & Consulting Manager


    S6025 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Design Requirement Changes for Fall Protection Systems at New/Existing Facilities in Support of 29 CFR Part 1910, Subpart D, Walking/Working Surfaces


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

    Sponsored by the Engineering Practice Specialty


    Description

    Join us to discuss the changes in designing/rehabilitating new/existing facilities for fall protection.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    Daren C Williams

    P.E.

    Virginia Department of Transportation
    Movable Bridge Manager


    Terence Browne

    P.E., CSP, ASP

    Collins Engineers, Inc.
    Vice President - Safety


    Number Session Level Track
    S6001 Interpersonal Skills for Safety Professionals I Business Skills & Personal Development
    S6002 The B Words: 8 Words Women Must Navigate for Self-Defined Success I Business Skills & Personal Development
    S6003 Built In, Not Bolted On: Comprehensive Contractor Oversight A Construction
    S6004 Lessons Learned from the Hesston, Kansas, Workplace Shooting B Emergency Management / Security
    S6005 Fundamentals of OSH: Environmental Management 101 B Environment / Hazardous Material
    S6006 Micro Ergonomics Improvements to Macro Benefits: Sonoco Tells All I Ergonomics
    S6007 Understanding Risk of Employee Stress With HOP and TWH Tools I Healthcare / Wellness
    S6008 Protect Employees' Hearing and Your Bottom Line with 85/3 I Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S6009 Global Trend on the Use of Criminal Law to Enforce Safety Offenses B International
    S6010 International Best Practices in OSH Knowledge Management I International
    S6011 Industrial Hygiene in the Oil and Gas Industry I Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources
    S6012 Confidently Exercising Employer Rights in an OSHA Inspection I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S6013 Risk Frisk®: How Do You Approach Your Risk Assessment Project I Risk Assessment
    S6014 How Do I Get Management Commitment to Safety? B Risk Management / Insurance
    S6015 The Changing Role of the Safety Director: Don't Get Left Behind A Risk Management / Insurance
    S6016 Green Beans and Ice Cream: Beyond Zero Injuries A Safety Management
    S6017 Synergistic Safety Auditing: Corporate and Division Alignment I Safety Management
    S6018 Selling Safety to the Front Line I Safety Management
    S6019 Worker Fatigue and Incident Prevention and Worker Well-Being A Safety Management
    S6020 Exemptions and Exceptions of the Lockout/Tagout Rule Explained I Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S6021 Come See a Speaker Epic Fail (So You Don't Experience One) I Training / Education
    S6022 How to Maintain a Safe Driving Workforce I Transportation
    S6023 Fundamentals of OSH: Workplace Health B Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S6024 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Managing Fall Protection Challenges in the Utilities Industry Key Issue Collaboration Session
    S6025 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Design Requirement Changes for Fall Protection Systems at New/Existing Facilities in Support of 29 CFR Part 1910, Subpart D, Walking/Working Surfaces Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    S6026 | Let's Save Our Culture from Deadly Practices: Oh My, Oh My, Unify!


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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


    Description

    Through thought-provoking discussion, get energized and inspired to recognize, eliminate and prevent culture-killing deadly practices. Return to work motivated to improve your organization's OSH culture by applying the four Cs of successful change to support a balanced organization and strengthen leadership support.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Tabitha A. Laser

    CSP

    T.A. Laser Consulting, LLC
    CEL, Consultant, Author, Keynote Speaker


    S6027 | Alphabet Soup: Career Advancement with Certifications


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Sponsored by the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

    Learn about career advancement from an expert on certification exam blueprints, psychometrics and curriculum design, who also serves on several standards and professional development committees.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Daniel J. Snyder

    CSP, CHMM, CET

    SPAN International Training
    CEO


    S6028 | ANSI/ASSP A10.44: Control of Energy Sources (LOTO) for Construction


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Gain detailed understanding of the ANSI/ASSP A10.44-2014, Control of Energy Sources (Lockout/Tagout) for Construction and Demolition Operations by reviewing its major sections. Take away insight on the hazards and risks faced by construction workers and the means and methods needed for control.

    Track

    Construction, Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Michael A. Serpe

    CSP

    SafetyFirstna, Inc.
    President


    S6029 | Best Practices for Joint Commission and CMS Emergency Management


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee and the Healthcare and Public Sector Practice Specialties


    Description

    Emergency management in healthcare faces increased scrutiny by regulators such as Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and by accrediting agencies such the Joint Commission. Develop your understanding of best practices and lessons learned in an all-hazards approach to emergency management in healthcare.

    Track

    Emergency Management / Security

    Speaker(s)

    Leo J. DeBobes

    CSP, CPEA, CET

    Stony Brook University Hospital
    Assistant Administrator Emergency Management and Regulatory Compliance


    S6030 | Motion Is Money for Manufacturers


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    We have gained an understanding of plant exposures, specific job tasks and workforce limitations that affect productivity, efficiency and risk factors. Gain insight on these areas and learn methods to enhance production, improve efficiency and reduce risk factors.

    Track

    Ergonomics

    Speaker(s)

    Brian L. Roberts

    CSP, ASP

    CNA Insurance
    National Director Manufacturing & Ergonomics


    S6031 | Preventing Patient Handling Injury in Healthcare Workers


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Sponsored by the Healthcare Practice Specialty


    Description

    Healthcare workers experience risk of musculoskeletal injury when moving patients, but the healthcare industry struggles to implement programmatic solutions. Review the essential elements of a comprehensive program to sustainably increase safety for both patients and workers.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Neal Wiggermann

    Ph.D., CPE

    Hill-Rom
    Specialist Research Scientist, Human Factors and Ergonomics


    Yeu-Li Yeung

    MS, CPE, CSPHP

    Duke Health & Duke University
    Patient Care Ergonomics Coordinator


    S6032 | The Bad Side of Town


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Have you ever noticed how your awareness level increases based on where you are? Explore how this awareness level can be used to alert people to the potential for work-related injuries, and gain tools to manage your personal safety.

    Track

    Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Jack Jackson

    SafeStart(R)
    Senior Safety Consultant


    S6033 | From Dust to IDLH: Respiratory Protection in Confined Spaces


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Multiple people die each year due to atmospheric hazards in confined spaces. Learn how to identify certain respiratory hazards, review basic air monitoring techniques, select respiratory protection, and apply special considerations for welding in confined spaces to meet the new manganese threshold limit value.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    Sharath F. Smith

    M.Eng., CSP

    3M
    Sr. Technical Service Specialist


    S6034 | Spotter Fatalities: One Is Too Many


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Improve your ability to identify the hazards and risks associated with the current methods of using spotters. Gain ideas for initiating a paradigm shift to improve spotter safety.

    Track

    Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources

    Speaker(s)

    Paul C. Battista

    SunnySide Supply
    Owner/Business Development


    S6035 | Safety Management Systems and the Safety Professional’s Changing Role


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    The adoption of occupational safety and health management systems presents new challenges, opportunities and skill requirements for safety professionals. Learn how these systems are changing your role and discuss how to use leading and lagging indicators to assess your organization's safety performance.

    Track

    Sustainability / Human Capital

    Speaker(s)

    Jessica Richardson

    MS, CSP, CET

    Slippery Rock University
    Faculty


    S6036 | GHS: Where Did It Go Wrong and What Do We Do Now?


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Review the history of the safety data sheet (SDS), its purpose and importance, from the 1970s through the conception of the GHS and the explosion of "jurisdictional sovereignty". Gain insight on why is it becoming more difficult and expensive to create compliant SDS and what OSH professionals can do about it.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Julia MacGregor- Peralta

    MBA, MS

    Global Safety Management
    Founder and CEO


    S6037 | OSHA Interesting Field Cases: Part 1


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Our 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 combustible dust, as well as several unique and emerging industry sectors. OSHA discusses the inspection process and outcome, including citations and abatement for inspections involving an auto auction, paper manufacturer, maritime cargo port operator, tire recycler and cotton material recycler. Cases were initiated as both programmed (emphasis program inspections) and unprogrammed (inspections of injury reports and complaints) inspections.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    DG Naim

    OSHA
    CSHO


    Larissa Ipsen

    OSHA


    Michael Usry

    OSHA
    Safety Engineer


    S6038 | Breaking the Cycle of Slips, Trips and Falls


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Slips, trips and falls are a persistent issue across industries, despite many new advances in technology and considerable attention by risk and safety personnel. Learn how you can address many key causal factors for slips, trips and falls in a deeper, more systematic way.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    David M. Natalizia

    Bureau Veritas
    National Practice Leader, Safety


    S6039 | Leveraging Technology to Maximize Safety and Risk Management


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Sponsored by the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    Organizations must determine how to leverage technology and other resources to maximize the effectiveness of their safety and risk management programs. Review resources and discuss case studies of how various public agencies have accomplished this.

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Steve E. Nyblom

    ALCM, ARM-P

    Los Angeles County
    Manager, CEO


    Tim Karcz

    CSP, ARM-P, CEAS

    California Joint Powers Insurance Authority
    Senior Risk Manager


    S6040 | Using Behavioral Science to Optimize HOP/Safety 2.0


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Many safety professionals have moved beyond the early debate of "HOP vs. BBS" to view these approaches as compatible and complementary. Gain insight into how organizations have optimized elements of their safety management systems through a systematic application of behavioral science.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    David Uhl

    Aubrey Daniels International
    Senior Vice President


    S6041 | Tools for Broaching Discussions of Ethics with Seasoned Workers


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Sponsored by the Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group


    Description

    Society often romanticizes the idea of leadership for all experience levels but generational differences may prevent effective cross-talk. Learn research-based, toolbox-type techniques that young leaders can use to initiate discussions leading to values-congruent behavior.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Laura E. Winn

    U.S. Army
    Captain


    Jeremy Slagley

    Ph.D., CSP, CIH

    U.S. Air Force
    Major, retired


    Gary L. Winn

    Ph.D., CHST

    West Virginia University
    Professor


    S6042 | Ownership 2 Excellence


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Learn about the innovative Ownership 2Excellence critical risk management cycle implemented by Nucor Steel Gallatin and an organization change consultant using safety as a lever for culture change.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Kathy A. Seabrook

    CSP, FIOSH, EurOSHM

    Global Solutions, Inc.
    President


    John C. Farris

    Nucor Steel Gallatin
    VP and General Manager


    Tom Reeves

    Engaged Change Solutions
    President/CEO


    S6043 | Safety Climate Is a Lagging Metric: How Can You Affect It?


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Is safety climate synonymous with safety culture? Does either predict safety outcomes? Learn from a series of cross-sectional studies conducted to define commonly misconstrued safety terms and what you can do to improve overall organizational culture through workforce input and engagement.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Todd W. Loushine

    Ph.D., P.E., CSP

    University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
    Associate Professor


    S6044 | Lockout/Tagout: What You Won't Find in the Standard


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Sponsored by the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

    The LOTO standard is consistently among OSHA's Top 10 most frequently cited standards. This is partly because a lot of information isn't in the regulation itself. Build your knowledge of additional details that can help achieve compliance while avoiding unnecessary bureaucracy.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Carol J. Robinson

    CSP, CIH

    Specialty Technical Consultants
    Expert Technical Advisor


    Debby Shewitz

    CSP

    Shewitz Consulting, LLC
    Owner


    S6045 | ISO 45001: Certification Opportunities and Impact


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    Adoption of ISO 45001 as an American National Standard is a watershed moment for occupational health and safety management systems. Certification is expected to grow as the standard is implemented and accepted. Learn what this means for your organization.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Ovidiu Munteanu

    ASSP
    Manager, Standards Development


    Paul Burck

    Orion
    President


    S6046 | Dissecting ANSI/ASSP Z244.1-2016: The Control of Hazardous Energy Lockout, Tagout and Alternative Methods


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    The control of hazardous energy in the workplace continues to be a challenge for OSH professionals. Completely shutting down might not be the best option for some modern equipment. Take away information on well-established alternative methods that may provide equally effective protection.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Sally J. Smart

    CSP, CET

    W. W. Grainger, Inc.
    Technical Safety Specialist


    S6047 | Distracted Driving: Let's Take Back Our Roads


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    Description

    Hear our speaker's personal experience of losing his daughter and unborn grandson due to a distracted driver. Distracted driving is beyond an epidemic in our country. With a focus on management responsibility, take away information to help your organization establish a mobile-phone-free policy.

    Track

    Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Thomas R. Goeltz

    CSP

    Hays Companies
    Vice President - Risk Management Services


    S6048 | Fundamentals of OSH: Hazard Identification and Control


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


    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.

    ASSP Risk Assessment Committee
    Chair, ASSP Risk Assessment Committee


    S6049 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Making Online Training Work for You


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Sponsored by the Training & Communications Practice Specialty


    Description

    Many companies are using online training for workplace safety topics. Which topics are a good fit for online training? Can you evaluate the effectiveness of online training? How can you supplement it? Learn how to make online training work for you and gain insight on best practices from a range of industries.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    Tim Page-Bottorff

    CSP, CET

    SafeStart
    Senior Consultant


    Marilyn Hubner

    Ph.D.

    Buildup Research


    S6050 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Top Management Wants Me to Know Environmental Compliance AND Show Cost Benefit?


    June 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Sponsored by the Environmental Practice Specialty


    Description

    Understanding environmental requirements is difficult enough, and now top management expects to know the cost benefit and how it helps the organization's bottom line. Join us to discuss best practices and tools to help you can provide a business case for environmental initiatives.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    Herbert Bell

    CSP, CHMM

    Invictus Enviro Safety Solutions Inc
    President/CEO


    Jessica Jannaman

    DURA Automotive Systems, LLC
    Global Sr. Manager - Environmental, Health, Safety & Energy


    Number Session Level Track
    S6026 Let's Save Our Culture from Deadly Practices: Oh My, Oh My, Unify! B Business Skills & Personal Development
    S6027 Alphabet Soup: Career Advancement with Certifications B Business Skills & Personal Development
    S6028 ANSI/ASSP A10.44: Control of Energy Sources (LOTO) for Construction I Construction, Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S6029 Best Practices for Joint Commission and CMS Emergency Management I Emergency Management / Security
    S6030 Motion Is Money for Manufacturers I Ergonomics
    S6031 Preventing Patient Handling Injury in Healthcare Workers I Healthcare / Wellness
    S6032 The Bad Side of Town I Human Behavior
    S6033 From Dust to IDLH: Respiratory Protection in Confined Spaces B Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S6034 Spotter Fatalities: One Is Too Many I Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources
    S6035 Safety Management Systems and the Safety Professional’s Changing Role I Sustainability / Human Capital
    S6036 GHS: Where Did It Go Wrong and What Do We Do Now? A Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S6037 OSHA Interesting Field Cases: Part 1 B, I, A, E Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S6038 Breaking the Cycle of Slips, Trips and Falls I Risk Assessment
    S6039 Leveraging Technology to Maximize Safety and Risk Management I Risk Management / Insurance
    S6040 Using Behavioral Science to Optimize HOP/Safety 2.0 I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S6041 Tools for Broaching Discussions of Ethics with Seasoned Workers I Safety Management
    S6042 Ownership 2 Excellence A Safety Management
    S6043 Safety Climate Is a Lagging Metric: How Can You Affect It? A Safety Management
    S6044 Lockout/Tagout: What You Won't Find in the Standard B Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S6045 ISO 45001: Certification Opportunities and Impact I Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S6046 Dissecting ANSI/ASSP Z244.1-2016: The Control of Hazardous Energy Lockout, Tagout and Alternative Methods I Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S6047 Distracted Driving: Let's Take Back Our Roads I Transportation
    S6048 Fundamentals of OSH: Hazard Identification and Control B Risk Assessment
    S6049 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Making Online Training Work for You Key Issue Collaboration Session
    S6050 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Top Management Wants Me to Know Environmental Compliance AND Show Cost Benefit? Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm

    S6051 | Breaking Down Organizational Silos, One Metric at a Time


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm

    Sponsored by the Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group


    Description

    Understanding claim and operational metrics can help you identify and prioritize risk prevention opportunities within your organization. Gain insight into several key claim and operational metrics you should understand and use.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Justin R. Porter

    MBA, CSP, OHST

    Aon
    Consultant


    S6052 | OSH Leader to Business Leader: Empowerment, Perception, Leadership


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm

    Sponsored by the Blacks in Safety Engineering (BISE) and Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Groups and the Management Practice Specialty


    Description

    Are you a Safety Leader or a Business Leader? Based on information gathered from over 12 years of interviews with corporate leaders, you will learn their candid responses to what is needed to be considered for Executive level positions that can influence corporate or business unit strategy.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    John McBride

    SHRM-SCP, SPHR

    Consentium Search LLC
    Director, National Recruiting


    S6053 | Active Shooter Survival


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm


    Description

    Build your understanding of the entire active shooter scenario, from the different types of active shooters and active shooter incident dynamics that affect survival, to alternative survival strategies and public safety response doctrine. Gain insight on how to manage the post-incident aftermath.

    Track

    Emergency Management / Security

    Speaker(s)

    Mike Bewley

    MBA, EMT, CSP

    City of Austin Public Works
    Safety Manager


    S6054 | How to Integrate Product Stewardship Concepts with OSH


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm

    Sponsored by the Environmental Practice Specialty


    Description

    How often do you think about the safety, health and environmental impact of a product? Build your knowledge of the concepts of product stewardship and how stewards work with OSH professionals at manufacturing sites to minimize adverse safety, health and environmental impacts of products.

    Track

    Environment / Hazardous Material

    Speaker(s)

    Mary L. Prisby

    CSP, CHMM

    BASF Corporation
    EHS Specialist


    Tracey A. Malone

    BASF Corporation
    Sr. Product Steward


    S6055 | A Coordinated and Comprehensive Occupational Health Model


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm


    Description

    GE Aviation recent received a Gold Healthy Worksite Award from the Healthy Business Council of Ohio. Learn about the company's comprehensive workplace occupational health model and its effect on "days and dollars."

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Sheila Sessler

    RN, COHN-S

    GE Aviation
    Global Occupational Health Manager


    Diana Burns

    MS, CEES

    ATI Worksite Solutions
    Senior Director of Operations


    S6056 | Culture Transformation Across Global Locations: A Case Study


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm

    Sponsored by the Management and Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

    Over the last five years, Domtar Personal Care successfully transformed site safety cultures across the globe. This case study explores the methodology leveraged, discusses the organization's journey in detail and shares lessons learned along the way.

    Track

    Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Shawn M. Galloway

    ProAct Safety Inc.
    President


    Kirk D. Bagnal

    Domtar Personal Care
    Director of Global Environment, Health, and Safety


    S6057 | Five Step Process to Identifying Indoor Odors and Health Hazards


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm

    Sponsored by the Engineering and Environmental Practice Specialties


    Description

    What's that smell? My eyes are burning! Do you smell that? I am going to be sick, everyone evacuate! Learn techniques for identifying chemical and workplace indoor odors and how to implement a five-step investigative methodology to address worker complaints to address/eliminate perceived health risks.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    Diane J. Krause-Hale

    CHMM, IASHEP, CDGP

    HERServices, Inc.
    Director of ESH/ CEO


    Glenn S. Hale

    P.E., IASHEP, QSD/QSP

    HERServices, Inc.
    Principal Civil Engineer


    S6058 | Evaluating OSH Protections Across the Globe


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm

    Sponsored by the International Practice Specialty


    Description

    Explore major OSH legal and regulatory frameworks across the globe. Grow your knowledge of similarities, differences and trends in OSH protections to gain a better understanding of the current regulatory landscape and the changes likely coming.

    Track

    International

    Speaker(s)

    Edward A. Kapp

    Ph.D., CSP, CHMM

    Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
    Research Manager, Workplace Health &Safety


    David S. Wroth

    Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
    Director, Data Science


    S6059 | OSHA Under the Trump Administration


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm


    Description

    Learn about OSHA's regulatory agenda and how to comply with the latest standards. Share experiences and learn how to effectively manage workplace safety concerns and OSHA's enforcement actions. Consider the effects that any accepted citations will have on your workforce and your business.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Daniel R. Flynn

    J.D.

    Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
    Partner


    Anna C. Skinner

    J.D.

    Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
    Associate


    S6060 | OSHA Interesting Field Cases: Part 2


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm


    Description

    Our 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 combustible dust, as well as several unique and emerging industry sectors. OSHA discusses the inspection process and outcome, including citations and abatement for inspections involving an auto auction, paper manufacturer, maritime cargo port operator, tire recycler and cotton material recycler. Cases were initiated as both programmed (emphasis program inspections) and unprogrammed (inspections of injury reports and complaints) inspections.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Scott A. Jacobson

    OSHA


    Amy B. Phillips

    CSP

    OSHA
    OSHA Assistant Area Director


    S6061 | Engineering Practices Can Reduce Risk: Part 2


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm

    Sponsored by the Engineering Practice Specialty


    Description

    Continuing from Part 1 delivered at Safety 2018, we share step-by-step procedures for each of the 8 areas via case studies.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Lawrence J.h. Schulze

    CPE

    University of Houston
    Associate Professor


    S6062 | Workplace Risk Management: How OSH Professionals Can Up Our Game


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm

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


    Description

    The OSH professional typically focuses on incidents while risk managers focus on cost. The space between these two provides an opportunity for OSH professionals to positively impact profitability. Learn concepts and strategies to "up your game" in risk management.

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Christina R. Roll

    CSP

    Chubb Insurance
    Senior Property & Casualty Risk Engineer


    Daniel J. Rollino

    CSP, ARM

    Chubb Insurance
    Senior Property & Casualty Risk Engineer


    S6063 | Get(ting) Engaged: 101 Grassroots Teams Lead Culture Change


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm


    Description

    Learn the principles Consumers Energy followed to implement grassroots safety leadership enterprise-wide with more than 101 safety culture employee-led teams. In the organization's multi-year, multi-site journey, it reduced injuries by 90% and earned recognition in 2016 as the safest major utility in the country.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Steven I. Simon

    Ph.D.

    Culture Change Consultants, Inc.
    President


    Douglass J. Hill

    Consumers Energy
    Lineworkers, Electric Rep, Safety Culture Team Member


    James T. Wade

    Consumers Energy
    Senior Field Leader, Management Rep, Safety Culture Team


    S6064 | ISO 45001: Audits and Corrective Action


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm

    Sponsored by the Management Practice Specialty


    Description

    Grow your knowledge of the ISO 45001:2018 requirements for establishing effective internal audit programs and nonconformance corrective action processes. Learn how to develop these important areas of your organization's OSH management system.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Kevin A. Lehner

    ECSI
    President


    S6065 | Safety From BS to Best Practice: Making Sure Shift Happens


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm


    Description

    How can you lead safety effectively to best practice? Gain insight into issues to consider when reviewing your safety system and looking at next-step directions, and identify ways to take your program to the next level.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Eldeen E. Pozniak

    CRSP, CMIOSH, CHSC

    Pozniak Safety Associates
    Director


    S6066 | Perform a Gap Analysis to Improve Your Safety Program


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm


    Description

    Learn methods you can use to identify and measure gaps in your safety program. Take away tips to better evaluate your programs, identify ways to improve and determine where to invest.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Marjory Anderson

    CSP

    Office of the Architect of the Capitol
    Safety Engineer


    Kevin Wilcox

    P.E., CSP

    LJB Inc.
    Principal


    S6067 | Reducing Serious Injuries and Fatalities: Three Approaches


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm


    Description

    The last decade has seen a disturbing trend: Recordable injury rates have steadily been declining while the rate of serious injuries and fatalities is flat or increasing. Grow your knowledge of three strategies to improve your organization's most important safety performance metrics.

    Track

    Sustainability / Human Capital

    Speaker(s)

    Don Wilson

    SafeStart(R)
    Chief Client Officer


    S6068 | The Automation Paradox


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm


    Description

    The world is becoming more autonomous. Will we lose our jobs? Some researchers say no, but there is little doubt that jobs will change. What are the safety implications of this transition? Explore these implications and gain insight on easing the transition.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Joel M. Haight

    Ph.D., P.E., CSP

    University of Pittsburgh
    Professor of Industrial Engineering


    S6069 | Safelife and Sass Presents: Make Online Training Memorable or Else


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm


    Description

    Do you hate your organization's online trainings? Are you worried that your workforce forgets the info the second they close the browser? Learn tools and strategies to craft memorable and impactful online and video training.

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Justin M. Corwin

    CSP

    Arlington County Government
    Safety Program Coordinator


    Peter W. Ceo

    MPH, CSP

    Arlington County Government
    Safety Specialist 2


    S6070 | Temporary Workers: Best Practices for Mutual Safety Success


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm


    Description

    Placing temporary workers into an unfamiliar working environment can present unpredictable, uncontrollable and potentially hazardous situations. Learn preplanning strategies to create a win-win-win process for the staffing agency, host employer and temporary worker.

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Greg Clone

    CSP

    Eastern Alliance Insurance Group
    Risk Management Executive


    Melanie A Nykamp

    CSHM

    Eastern Alliance Insurance
    Senior Risk Management Consultant


    S6071 | When Is Online Safety Training NOT Safety Training?


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm

    Sponsored by the Training & Communications Practice Specialty


    Description

    If you have moved to just-in-time or online training, your employees might not have skills to comply with OSHA standards, especially since federal OSHA does not accept online training alone. Learn how OSHA views training requirements and recognize that training is defined as"to make proficient with special instructions and practice".

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Michael V. Owen

    CSP, CHMM, CET

    ServiceSource, Inc.
    Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO)


    S6072 | DOT Compliance Bootcamp: Intro to Regulated Vehicle Safety


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm

    Sponsored by the Transportation Practice Specialty


    Description

    Have you been asked to manage commercial vehicle safety? Gain a better understanding through an introduction to Department of Transportation regulations. Build your ability to implement fleet safety management controls that reduce potential for crashes, improve roadside performance and reduce total cost of risk.

    Track

    Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Brian S. Hammer

    MPA, CDS

    Nationwide Agribusiness
    Senior Risk Management Consultant


    Nancy J. Bendickson

    CSP, ARM, CDS

    Aon
    Senior Consultant


    S6073 | Fundamentals of OSH: Basic Construction


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm


    Description

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

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    Carl W. Heinlein

    CSP, CPEA, CSHM

    American Contractors Ins Grp
    Sr Safety Consultant


    S6074 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Managing Your Professional Liability Risk


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm

    Sponsored by the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

    Regardless of the size of your organization, you must help manage its liability. A 2018 court opinion sheds light on how actions such as signed contracts affect liability risk. Join us to discuss ways to control or reduce professional liability risk, including insurance and contracts.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    Brent Knight

    CSP

    Intuitive Safety Solutions, Inc.
    President


    Alexis Westin

    MSc, CSP, ASP, OHST

    The MEMIC Group
    Safety Management Consultant


    S6075 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Slips, Trips and Falls -- Success Stories in Mitigating Exposure


    June 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm

    Sponsored by the Manufacturing Practice Specialty


    Description

    Slip, trip and fall incidents remain the leading cause of days away from work. Join us to share your success stories in mitigating exposures.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)



    Number Session Level Track
    S6051 Breaking Down Organizational Silos, One Metric at a Time I Business Skills & Personal Development
    S6052 OSH Leader to Business Leader: Empowerment, Perception, Leadership A Business Skills & Personal Development
    S6053 Active Shooter Survival B Emergency Management / Security
    S6054 How to Integrate Product Stewardship Concepts with OSH I Environment / Hazardous Material
    S6055 A Coordinated and Comprehensive Occupational Health Model I Healthcare / Wellness
    S6056 Culture Transformation Across Global Locations: A Case Study A Human Behavior
    S6057 Five Step Process to Identifying Indoor Odors and Health Hazards I Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S6058 Evaluating OSH Protections Across the Globe E International
    S6059 OSHA Under the Trump Administration I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S6060 OSHA Interesting Field Cases: Part 2 B, I, A, E Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S6061 Engineering Practices Can Reduce Risk: Part 2 I Risk Assessment
    S6062 Workplace Risk Management: How OSH Professionals Can Up Our Game B Risk Management / Insurance
    S6063 Get(ting) Engaged: 101 Grassroots Teams Lead Culture Change B Safety Management
    S6064 ISO 45001: Audits and Corrective Action A Safety Management
    S6065 Safety From BS to Best Practice: Making Sure Shift Happens I Safety Management
    S6066 Perform a Gap Analysis to Improve Your Safety Program B Safety Management
    S6067 Reducing Serious Injuries and Fatalities: Three Approaches I Sustainability / Human Capital
    S6068 The Automation Paradox B Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S6069 Safelife and Sass Presents: Make Online Training Memorable or Else I Training / Education
    S6070 Temporary Workers: Best Practices for Mutual Safety Success I Training / Education
    S6071 When Is Online Safety Training NOT Safety Training? I Training / Education
    S6072 DOT Compliance Bootcamp: Intro to Regulated Vehicle Safety B Transportation
    S6073 Fundamentals of OSH: Basic Construction B Construction
    S6074 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Managing Your Professional Liability Risk Key Issue Collaboration Session
    S6075 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Slips, Trips and Falls -- Success Stories in Mitigating Exposure Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am

    S7001 | Overwhelmed as a Safety Professional? There's HELP for You


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    As a safety professional you want to help people, but what happens when you're too overwhelmed to even think straight? Good news: You're not alone and there is hope. Learn simple steps to regain clarity in your thought process and start making real progress in your safety program.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Joe C. Korpi

    Renewable Energy Group
    Manager, Safety & Health


    S7002 | Personal Development Strategies for Safety Professionals


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am

    Sponsored by the Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group


    Description

    Learn key methods you can leverage to take your career to the next level. These methods include mentorship, active participation in a professional safety organization and sharing knowledge with others.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Dustin Hickey

    CSP

    Cajun Constructors
    Houston Division Safety Manager


    Thomas E. Kramer

    P.E., CSP

    LJB Inc.
    Principal


    S7003 | Sentinel Event Reporting: Extreme Focus on the Critical Few


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am

    Sponsored by the Management and Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

    Kimberly-Clark implemented the practice of reporting sentinel events in 2008. Now with 10 years of sentinel event reporting, they share their learnings. Gain insight on sentinel event reporting from both plant safety management and corporate safety administration perspectives.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Todd Hamann

    MBA

    Kimberly-Clark
    Safety Manager - Ogden


    Ken Wedding

    Kimberly-Clark
    KCNA Safety and Sustainability Leader


    S7004 | Measurement and Management of Safety Culture


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Safety culture is critical to program effectiveness. Without measurement, discussion of the subject is superficial. Without a culture profile, improvement is unlikely. Learn more about both topics within the context of real experience within real organizations.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Donald J. Eckenfelder

    Social Operating Systems
    CEO


    S7005 | Speak the C-Suite Language to Turn Adversaries into Advocates


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Having trouble getting your executive leadership to fully embrace the safety program? Learn the language spoken in the C-Suite so you can present safety ideas in a way that turns adversaries into advocates.

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    John Brattlof

    ARM

    White Construction Company
    Corporate Safety Director


    Todd Smith

    Slater Painting
    Safety Director


    S7006 | Arresting Forces: Manikin vs. the Weight Specified by ANSI/ASSP Z359


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    Ironworkers anchoring at their feet fall a greater distance than when anchored above the D-ring. The arresting fall forces increase accordingly. Grow your fall protection knowledge through a comparison of arresting forces created using a life-sized manikin and a steel weight specified in ANSI/ASSP Z359.13.

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    Eugene A. McKenzie, Jr.

    Ph.D., P.E.

    NIOSH
    Research Safety Engineer


    Thomas G. Bobick

    Ph.D., P.E., CSP

    NIOSH
    Research Safety Engineer


    S7007 | Creating a Culture Responsive to Emerging Public Health Threats


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Agriculture is a rapidly changing industry with new occupational health threats that must be met by a systemic approach and trained professionals. Identify new approaches to increase organizational readiness for addressing agricultural occupational health threats.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Natalie C. Roy

    MPH

    AgriSafe Network
    Executive Director


    Knesha N. Rose-Davison

    MPH

    AgriSafe Network
    Health Communications Director


    S7008 | Using Pre-Employment Assessments to Predict Employee Safety


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Learn from experts in personnel selection and safety how to develop a selection system that considers individual differences that relate to safety behavior. Learn how a pre-hire assessment can lower workers' compensation insurance costs.

    Track

    Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Layla Mansfield

    Ph.D., MS

    Insight Worldwide
    Project Consultant


    Robert Lewellen

    Employbridge
    Chief Safety Officer


    S7009 | Auditing Your Laser Safety Program


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

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

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    Xavier Alcaraz

    MSPH, CSP, CIH

    BSI
    Principal


    S7010 | Guidance on Standards in Play for IAQ Problems in Office Spaces


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am

    Sponsored by the Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty


    Description

    Grow your knowledge through this overview of both regulatory and best practices from OSHA and EPA guidance, ANSI/ASHRAE 62.1-2016, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality, and more obscure maintenance and material standards. The discussion is particularly focused on offices and public spaces.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    Peter A. Shelling

    CSP

    Progressive Insurance
    SafetyS pecialist


    S7011 | Around the World in OSH


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Global expansion is exciting, but OSH managers can feel overwhelmed. Managing different regulations, regulating bodies and different cultures can create roadblocks to a successful program. Learn strategies for deploying effective global OSH programs and take away tips for avoid common pitfalls.

    Track

    International

    Speaker(s)

    Donna V. Lynch

    MBA, CSP

    Antea Group
    Senior Consultant


    Kylle Barrieau

    Antea Group
    Project Manager


    S7012 | Selecting Response Equipment for Highly Toxic Environments


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am

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


    Description

    Arm yourself with regulatory and practical knowledge to protect employees who work with toxic materials. Develop a working knowledge of the PPE standards governed in OSHA, ANSI, ASTM and NFPA.

    Track

    Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources

    Speaker(s)

    Eric H. Allen

    CSP, CHMM, CHST

    Chemours
    Safety and Occupational Health Leader


    S7013 | Safety in the Red Zone: Hydraulic Fracturing -- Theory to Practice


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am

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


    Description

    The "red zone" is a common concept used in the oilfield. What does it mean? Where did it come from? How can you use it to protect workers where hazardous activities are being conducted? Learn how to translate this concept from theory to practice.

    Track

    Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources

    Speaker(s)

    Mark D. Hansen

    P.E., CSP, CPEA

    Contek Solutions LLC
    Director, Risk Management


    Alex Flores

    CSP

    Contek Solutions LLC
    Project Team Leader


    Matt Frazell

    Contek Solutions LLC
    Project Team Leader


    S7014 | Confined Space Myths and Misconceptions


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Confined spaces are all around us, and many myths and misunderstandings exist. Learn how to bust myths around reclassification of confined spaces, explore rescue team requirements, understand the definition of limited means of egress and much more.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Jonathan A. Zimmerman

    MS, CSP, CHMM

    Kellogg's


    Bryan Haywood

    MS

    Safteng.net


    S7015 | How to be an Effective Risk and Opportunity Based Thinker (ROBT)


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am

    Sponsored by the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    Learn how to become a risk and opportunity based thinker (ROBT) to manage occupational safety, health, environmental and quality risks and opportunities with common risk management principles and methods. Better decision-making recognizes cognitive biases of perception for enabling positive gains/benefits as well as preventing negative harm/losses.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    James F. Whiting

    P.E.

    Risk at Workplaces Pty Ltd
    MD & Principal Risk Engineer


    S7016 | Machine Safeguarding Update


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Build your understanding of traditional guards, devices and safeguarding methods. Take away knowledge of new technology from several ANSI B11 standards, including the new B11.19 and ANSI/RIA R15.05 on industrial robot safeguarding, and gain insight from a technical report on that subject.

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance, Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Roger Harrison

    Rockford Systems, LLC
    Director of Training


    S7017 | Controlling the Nanotechnology Genie


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Build your understanding of nanotechnology, as well as its promise and challenges. Gain insight about potentially applicable regulations and guidelines, and review the benefits of a proactive OSH approach.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    William C. Looney

    AECOM
    Senior Program Manager


    S7018 | Enhancing Safety Culture and Improving Contractors' OSH Performance


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am

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


    Description

    Learn about a practical approach to evaluating a contractor's OSH performance. Develop an understanding of the long-term intent of such programs, which is to document best practices/lessons learned in order to benchmark and enhance OSH performance, and to signify a "We Care" commitment.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Bala Siva Srikanth Adivi

    CSP, CMIOSH

    Kuwait Oil Company
    TPL Specialist I (HSE)


    Abdulla Al-Azmi

    Kuwait Oil Company
    Team Leader HSE(S&EK)


    Musaed Al-Harbi

    Kuwait Oil Company
    Snr. Safety Engineer


    Yousef Al-Qallaf

    Kuwait Oil Company
    Team Leader Safety


    Christopher Devaraj

    Kuwait Oil Company
    Snr. Safety Engineer


    S7019 | Essential Roles for Future Safety Performance


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am

    Sponsored by the Academics Practice Specialty


    Description

    What emerging primary roles for employees, safety professionals and leaders will have the greatest impact on safety performance? Grow your knowledge of essential roles and expand your understanding of role-related principles and techniques to increase safety stakeholders' professional development.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Earl Blair

    Ed.D., CSP

    Eastern Kentucky University
    Associate Professor


    S7020 | A Holistic Approach to Machine Safety, Standards and Productivity


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am


    Description

    Through a holistic approach an organization can take a structured approach to improving machine safety, standards and productivity. By establishing corporate standards and designing safety in to equipment and processes, you can provide the safety required while optimizing productivity.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Eric Cummings

    Ross Controls
    Safety Buisiness Development Manager - Americas


    Chris Brogli

    Ross Controls
    Global VP Safety Business Development Manager


    S7021 | Creating Your Digital City for Safety Education and Management


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) Common Interest Group and the Training & Communications Practice Specialty


    Description

    In the world of e-learning management systems, a "city-style" platform provides a unique opportunity to bring the human element of storytelling into electronic-based media systems. This helps enable stronger organization-wide initiatives for safety professional development and facilitates positive culture change.

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Jaime K. Ingalls

    Ph.D., MPH

    Ferro Productions - FerroCity
    Concept Development Representative


    Louis Rosalia

    Ferro Productions
    CMO / Executive Producer and Co-founder/COO of FerroCity


    Joe Scacciaferro

    Ferro Productions and Ferro Digital
    President/CEO


    S7022 | How to Steer Your Safety Culture Out of the Ditch


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am

    Sponsored by the Transportation Practice Specialty


    Description

    Learn from the experience of the City of Kansas City, which used video telematics, driver training and coaching, and a "head and heart" approach rather than discipline to change its organizational culture and dramatically improve safety within its fleet operations.

    Track

    Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Del S. Lisk

    Lytx
    Vice President - Safety Services


    Kristin Danner

    MBA, CSP, CEAS

    City of Kansas City, MO
    Assistant Corporate Safety Manager


    Eric Hallerud

    MS, CSP, ASP

    City of Kansas City, MO
    Corporate Safety & Risk Manager


    S7023 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: ISO 45001 Is Here. How Can We Best Apply It?


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am

    Sponsored by the Management and Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialties


    Description

    Share your ideas and learn from others in an energizing discussion on tailoring and using this global OSH management system standard. Discuss its relationship with the ISO 31000 framework and ANSI/ASSP Z10. Use what you learn to help your companies, clients or customers develop better safety management systems.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    Robert S McEldowney

    CHST

    Applied Safety Management
    Risk Control Consultant


    David S Marciniak

    P.E., CSP

    US General Services Administration
    Safety & Health Manager


    S7024 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Sit vs Stand -- Ergonomics Research and Guidelines


    June 12, 8:00am - 9:00am

    Sponsored by the Ergonomics Practice Specialty


    Description

    Join us for an interactive discussion on the latest research and ergonomics guidelines related to sitting and standing. Many organizations use sit-stand workstations as a way to reduce musculoskeletal disorders. In addition, several large population studies found a correlation with prolonged sitting and an increased risk of death. As an OSH professional, you should understand the basics of these workstations, including what the research says. Learn whether there is a business case for sit-stand workstations, whether everyone needs a sit-stand workstation and what guidelines you can provide to employees.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    Jessica Ellison

    CSP, CPE

    BSI EHS Services and Solutions
    Principal Consultant


    Andy Ackerson

    CSP, CIH

    Chubb
    Risk Specialist


    Number Session Level Track
    S7001 Overwhelmed as a Safety Professional? There's HELP for You I Business Skills & Personal Development
    S7002 Personal Development Strategies for Safety Professionals B Business Skills & Personal Development
    S7003 Sentinel Event Reporting: Extreme Focus on the Critical Few B Business Skills & Personal Development
    S7004 Measurement and Management of Safety Culture E Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    S7005 Speak the C-Suite Language to Turn Adversaries into Advocates A Construction
    S7006 Arresting Forces: Manikin vs. the Weight Specified by ANSI/ASSP Z359 I Construction
    S7007 Creating a Culture Responsive to Emerging Public Health Threats B Healthcare / Wellness
    S7008 Using Pre-Employment Assessments to Predict Employee Safety A Human Behavior
    S7009 Auditing Your Laser Safety Program B Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S7010 Guidance on Standards in Play for IAQ Problems in Office Spaces I Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S7011 Around the World in OSH A International
    S7012 Selecting Response Equipment for Highly Toxic Environments I Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources
    S7013 Safety in the Red Zone: Hydraulic Fracturing -- Theory to Practice I Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources
    S7014 Confined Space Myths and Misconceptions I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S7015 How to be an Effective Risk and Opportunity Based Thinker (ROBT) I Risk Assessment
    S7016 Machine Safeguarding Update I Risk Management / Insurance, Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S7017 Controlling the Nanotechnology Genie B Safety Management
    S7018 Enhancing Safety Culture and Improving Contractors' OSH Performance E Safety Management
    S7019 Essential Roles for Future Safety Performance I Safety Management
    S7020 A Holistic Approach to Machine Safety, Standards and Productivity I Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S7021 Creating Your Digital City for Safety Education and Management I Training / Education
    S7022 How to Steer Your Safety Culture Out of the Ditch I Transportation
    S7023 Key Issue Collaboration Session: ISO 45001 Is Here. How Can We Best Apply It? Key Issue Collaboration Session
    S7024 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Sit vs Stand -- Ergonomics Research and Guidelines Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 12, 10:45am - 12:00pm

    S7025 | It's Bigger than Safety: Integrating OSH into the Business


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

    Sponsored by the Management Practice Specialty


    Description

    It's time to change the vector of safety and the OSH profession. Build your knowledge of principles and techniques to transition safety and the OSH profession closer to the core of what organizational leaders value.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Peter T. Susca

    MS

    OpX Safety
    Principal / Owner


    S7026 | Stand Out: 7 Keys to Move from Being Seen to Standing Out


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

    Sponsored by the Safety Professional and the Latino Workforce (SPALW) Common Interest Group


    Description

    If you are in a position of leadership or deal with people on a daily basis, this session is a must for you. Mastering influence positions you to stand out. Be prepared to be challenged and inspired to stand out and influence your organization to sustained success.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Mark A. Hernandez

    CHST

    Multiply Leadership
    President


    S7027 | Buried Alive: A Survivor's Story


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


    Description

    Learn from the personal experience of a surviving a trench collapse. Our presenter relates how knowing certain concepts beforehand would have helped him to prevent this incident and discusses measures you can take to prevent similar incidents on your work sites.

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    Joseph V. Tantarelli

    Trinity Safety Consulting
    Owner


    S7028 | Is Safety Training Effective for Hispanic Construction Workers?


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

    Sponsored by the Safety Professional and the Latino Workforce (SPALW) Common Interest Group and the Construction Practice Specialty


    Description

    The literal translation of safety training material from English to Spanish poses a unique challenge: The intended safety and health message is often sacrificed to accommodate the translation. Learn some ways to improve that process and better protect Hispanic workers.

    Track

    Construction, Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Jorge Otalora

    CHST

    Hoar Construction LLC
    Division Safety Director


    Luz S. Marin

    Sc.D., MSc

    Indiana university of Pennsylvania
    Assistant Professor


    S7029 | Using Your Company's Health Status to Create a Safer Workplace


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


    Description

    Does your work environment support the current health status of your workforce? Can a health risk assessment improve job hazard analysis? Learn about the tools and resources available to analyze and modify the workplace based on the actual health status of your workforce to reduce injury risks.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Heather N. Vanover

    CHCM

    Nebraska Safety Council
    Director of Workplace Services


    S7030 | The Tony Crow Story: Safety 24/7 -- at Work, Home and Play


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


    Description

    Our presenter worked for Texas Utilities for 26 years. On Feb. 15, 2003, he was blinded for life in a workplace incident. He shares the importance of communication, wearing the proper PPE and not taking risk or shortcuts. His life changed in the blink of an eye because accidents change lives forever.

    Track

    Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Tony Crow

    INJAM
    President


    S7031 | Ethical Conflicts: When Safety Collides with Government Projects


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


    Description

    What can you do when contract documents require services that are dangerous to people? What can you do when your boss says not to share your safety concerns with anyone? What can you do if the government agency won't act? Learn more about tackling these ethical issues through discussion of an actual case study.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    Pete Engelbert

    CSP, CIH, CHST

    JSA, LLC


    S7032 | Risk Leadership: A Multidisciplinary Approach in Practice


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

    Sponsored by the International Practice Specialty


    Description

    Gain insights into risk management (based on Chapter 29 of ASSP's Safety Leadership and Professional Development book)to pursue production/productivity, quality work and EHS incident mitigation concurrently.

    Track

    International

    Speaker(s)

    Tania Van der Stap

    Align Risk Management
    Principal Director


    S7033 | Mitigating Risk Throughout the Supply Chain: Job Safety Analysis


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


    Description

    Develop working knowledge of the importance of a job safety analysis (JSA), gain an understanding of the value of auditing JSAs and the JSA process, and learn how to capture key performance indicators. Take away information about the value of a strong supply chain management system.

    Track

    Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources

    Speaker(s)

    Laurie Knape

    CSP, ASP

    Avetta
    HSE Professional


    S7034 | Importance of OSH for Sustainable Development of Pakistan


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

    Sponsored by the International Practice Specialty


    Description

    Learn how members of ASSP's Pakistan Chapter have been helping to develop a legislative framework that aims to develop an OSH culture in Pakistan. The effort integrates tools of education and advocacy.

    Track

    International

    Speaker(s)

    Naeem A. Subhani

    CSP, OHST

    Pakistan Chapter - ASSE
    Vice President


    Muhammad M. Khan

    MPA

    Pakistan Chapter-ASSE
    Secretary


    S7035 | Improve Your Bottom Line: Create an Effective Anti-Retaliation Program


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


    Description

    OSHA's Whistleblower Protection Program enforces the whistleblower protection provisions of 22 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. Build your knowledge of the key components of an effective anti-retaliation program, which include creating an anti-retaliation policy, ensuring leadership commitment, responding to reports of retaliation, training, and monitoring progress and program improvement.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Anthony Rosa

    OSHA
    Deputy Director, OSHA's Directorate of Whistleblower Protection Programs


    S7036 | Fostering Real Engagement with Those Closest to the Work


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


    Description

    Daily pre-task plans and job hazard analyses are great in theory, but often don't encourage real safety engagement. Learn how we employed videos to better analyze safety conversations and help your field-leaders improve. We've since enjoyed a dramatic increase in engagement across our teams.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Lane M. Smith

    The Porter o.
    Safety Director


    S7037 | Using Risk Assessment to Prevent Heat Illnesses


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

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    Prevention of heat illnesses is critical to worker health and productivity. Learn about the principles of a risk assessment model for heat illnesses prevention and review a case study that incorporates prevention through design, risk assessment and lean tools to demonstrate the practicability of the model.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Monica M. Nevels

    CSP, ASP

    University of Central Misssouri
    Assistant Professor of Safety


    Vince Parvanov

    Ph.D.

    University of Central Missouri
    Assistant Professor of Safety


    S7038 | Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts


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


    Description

    Learn how to use unconventional approaches to uncovering fraud, discover cost-effective tricks of the trade, and review the legal and privacy implications of using geosocial and other investigations to combat fraud.

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Garrett McGinn

    DigiStream Investigations
    Director, Research & Development


    S7039 | Risk Control Agricultural Equipment Guarding Damage/Removal


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

    Sponsored by the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    The study is not yet completed and therefore the abstract cannot be completed in its entirety

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Paul J. Ronczkowski

    MPH, CSP

    Illinois State University
    Instructional Assistant Professor


    Justin Artman

    Illinois State University
    Graduate Student


    S7040 | Driving Safety Culture in a Retail Store Environment


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


    Description

    Via a case study, learn about the safety strategies a retail company developed to maximize existing processes, incorporate input from operations, and target specific behaviors associated with top loss drivers to make significant improvements over four years.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Jeremy Wilzbacher

    MS, CPE

    Aon
    Senior Consultant


    Mark Laubach

    Ross Stores, Inc.
    Director-Environmental, Health & Safety


    S7041 | Detecting Weak Signals to Serious Injury and Fatality Precursors


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


    Description

    Weak signals to serious and fatal events are difficult to see because they blend in with the background noise of daily routine. Develop a working knowledge of procedural drift, risk tolerance and brain-centered hazards that limit leaders' ability to detect weak signals and correct them ahead of injury.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Donald K. Martin

    MPH, CSP

    DEKRA
    Senior Vice President


    S7042 | My First Serious Injury: Applied Investigation/Interviewing Skills


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

    Sponsored by the Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group


    Description

    Working to perfect your investigation technique. Using a brewing injury case study, learn via hands-on interactive activities how to improve your ability to conduct investigations, practice interviewing and identify root causes and corrective actions, all without blaming the injured worker.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Anupama D. Mehrotra

    ASP

    New Belgium Brewing Company
    Environmental Health and Safety Generalist


    S7043 | Agile Problem-Solving in the Age of Accelerating Change


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

    Sponsored by the Training & Communications Practice Specialty


    Description

    Agile problem-solving skills have never been more important. In an age of accelerating complexity, we are judged both by how well we recover from unexpected problems and how our solutions set us up for future success. Learn how to become a collaborative, agile problem-solver.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Brian Hughes

    Sologic, LLC
    Sr. Vice President, Co-Founder


    S7044 | Understanding NEC and NEMA for Locations with Combustible Dusts


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


    Description

    Via review and discussion around photos of various types of enclosures, learn effective techniques to properly classify your facility work areas and make sure that the electrical gear installed is the proper type.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Terry P. Keenan

    CHST

    McC Inc.
    Safety Director


    S7045 | ANSI/ASSP Standards: Implications for OSH Professionals


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

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    Develop your understanding of ANSI/ASSP standards, how they are used, the context in which they are used and the implications for OSH professionals, and learn why you need to pay attention to these standards.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Timothy R. Fisher

    CSP, CHMM, CPEA

    ASSP - Standards Development Committee
    Director


    Peggy E. Ross

    CSP, COHN-S/CM, CPE

    Baxter Healthcare
    Sr. EHS&S Technical Manager


    S7046 | Kinesthetic Safety Training: The Art and Science of Keeping It Real


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

    Sponsored by the Training & Communications Practice Specialty


    Description

    Through a comprehensive overview of SPACE, an award-winning safety training program, develop a working knowledge of the concepts and practical application of kinesthetic/simulator-training techniques to improve self-preservation by building personal reference for the cause-and-effect nature of hazards.

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Christopher A. Buzbee

    Ingalls Shipbuilding
    System Safety Engineer


    Preston Bosarge

    Ingalls Shipbuilding
    Product Trainer 4


    S7047 | Become a Movie-Making Mogul


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


    Description

    Become your organization's movie mogul. Take away knowledge and skills to start making your own safety movies. Learn about the latest software, technology and techniques. Bring your phone, iPad, tablet or device for this hands-on session.

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    James "Skipper" Kendrick

    CSP

    Kendrick Global Enterprises, LLC
    President


    S7048 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: Global OSH Trends and Impact


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

    Sponsored by the International Practice Specialty


    Description

    Recent developments are bringing OSH management to the forefront. The primary driver of this trend is the need for more rigorous management to ensure safe, sustainable operations. Join us for a robust discussion covering a wide range of topics, including sustainability, predictive analytics and big data, workplace stress, culture, management systems, OSH software and more.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

    Bala Siva Srikanth Adivi

    CSP, CMIOSH

    Kuwait Oil Company
    TPL Specialist I (HSE)


    Edwin Yap

    ESIS Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
    Vice President


    Number Session Level Track
    S7025 It's Bigger than Safety: Integrating OSH into the Business A Business Skills & Personal Development
    S7026 Stand Out: 7 Keys to Move from Being Seen to Standing Out I Business Skills & Personal Development
    S7027 Buried Alive: A Survivor's Story I Construction
    S7028 Is Safety Training Effective for Hispanic Construction Workers? I Construction, Training / Education
    S7029 Using Your Company's Health Status to Create a Safer Workplace A Healthcare / Wellness
    S7030 The Tony Crow Story: Safety 24/7 -- at Work, Home and Play B Human Behavior
    S7031 Ethical Conflicts: When Safety Collides with Government Projects B Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S7032 Risk Leadership: A Multidisciplinary Approach in Practice A International
    S7033 Mitigating Risk Throughout the Supply Chain: Job Safety Analysis A Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources
    S7034 Importance of OSH for Sustainable Development of Pakistan E International
    S7035 Improve Your Bottom Line: Create an Effective Anti-Retaliation Program B, I, A, E Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S7036 Fostering Real Engagement with Those Closest to the Work A Risk Assessment
    S7037 Using Risk Assessment to Prevent Heat Illnesses I Risk Assessment, Risk Management / Insurance
    S7038 Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts I Risk Management / Insurance
    S7039 Risk Control Agricultural Equipment Guarding Damage/Removal A Risk Management / Insurance
    S7040 Driving Safety Culture in a Retail Store Environment I Safety Management
    S7041 Detecting Weak Signals to Serious Injury and Fatality Precursors A Safety Management
    S7042 My First Serious Injury: Applied Investigation/Interviewing Skills B Safety Management
    S7043 Agile Problem-Solving in the Age of Accelerating Change I Safety Management
    S7044 Understanding NEC and NEMA for Locations with Combustible Dusts B Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S7045 ANSI/ASSP Standards: Implications for OSH Professionals I Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S7046 Kinesthetic Safety Training: The Art and Science of Keeping It Real A Training / Education
    S7047 Become a Movie-Making Mogul I Training / Education
    S7048 Key Issue Collaboration Session: Global OSH Trends and Impact Key Issue Collaboration Session
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