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  • June 23, 9:45am - 10:45am

    SV501 | Slow Safety™: How Adaptive OSH Professionals Influence Decisions


    June 23, 9:45am - 10:45am

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


    Description

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

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Daniel Snyder

    Ed.D., CSP, CET

    SafetyConsultants.org
    CEO


    SV502 | Communication: The Key to Unlocking Safety


    June 23, 9:45am - 10:45am

    Sponsored by the Emerging Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group


    Description

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

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    John McBride

    SHRM-SCP, SPHR

    Consentium Search, LLC
    Director, National Recruiting


    SV503 | Does Your Safety Plan End With, "Call 9-1-1"?


    June 23, 9:45am - 10:45am

    Sponsored by ClickSafety


    Description

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

    Track

    Construction, Emergency Management/Security

    Speaker(s)

    Mike Bewley

    EMT, CSP

    City of Austin Public Works Department
    Safety Manager


    SV504 | Security: The Rising Safety Risks


    June 23, 9:45am - 10:45am

    Sponsored by GlenGuard


    Description

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

    Track

    Emergency Management/Security, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Steven W. Ludwig

    Rockwell Automation
    Program Manager, Safety and Security


    SV505 | Using Total Worker Health® to Broaden Your Safety Program


    June 23, 9:45am - 10:45am

    Sponsored by Cintas


    Description

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

    Track

    Healthcare/Wellness, Industrial Hygiene/Health

    Speaker(s)

    Jennifer M. Cavallari

    Sc.D., CIH

    UConn Health
    Associate Professor


    Number Session Level Track
    SV501 Slow Safety™: How Adaptive OSH Professionals Influence Decisions E Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    SV502 Communication: The Key to Unlocking Safety A Business Skills & Personal Development, Training/Education
    SV503 Does Your Safety Plan End With, "Call 9-1-1"? I Construction, Emergency Management/Security
    SV504 Security: The Rising Safety Risks I Emergency Management/Security, Safety Management
    SV505 Using Total Worker Health® to Broaden Your Safety Program I Healthcare/Wellness, Industrial Hygiene/Health
  • June 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm

    SV506 | Ethics, Compliance and Engagement: A Case Study


    June 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Sponsored by Avetta


    Description

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

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Bryce J. Griffler

    M.Eng., CSP, ASP

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


    SV507 | Business Skills for Safety Professionals: Understand the Business First


    June 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Sponsored by Avetta


    Description

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

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Camille P. Oakes

    M.Eng., CSP, SMS

    Better Safety
    President and CEO


    SV508 | Something Wicked This Way Comes: IAQ Problem Exorcism


    June 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm

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


    Description

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

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene/Health, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Louise E. Vallee

    CSP, CIH, CPE

    Crum & Forster
    AVP, Risk Engineering Manager


    SV509 | In the Weeds: Managing Workplace Risks of Legalized Marijuana


    June 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm


    Description

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

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Barry S. Spurlock

    J.D., Esq., CSP

    Eastern Kentucky University
    Assistant Professor


    Todd B. Logsdon

    J.D., Esq.

    Fisher & Phillips, LLP
    Partner-Attorney


    Gregory Robbins

    M.D.

    Premise Health
    Toyota Medical Director


    Kristin R.b. White

    Fisher & Phillips, LLP
    Partner - Attorney


    SV510 | Biological Eye and Face Protection: A New Standard


    June 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Sponsored by GlenGuard and the Standards Development Committee


    Description

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

    Track

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

    Speaker(s)

    James R. Harris

    Ph.D., P.E.

    NIOSH
    Lead General Engineer/Team Lead


    JP Sankpill

    Essilor of America
    Director of Safety Regulatory Compliance & SED Accounts


    Number Session Level Track
    SV506 Ethics, Compliance and Engagement: A Case Study I Business Skills & Personal Development, Risk Management/Insurance
    SV507 Business Skills for Safety Professionals: Understand the Business First I Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    SV508 Something Wicked This Way Comes: IAQ Problem Exorcism I Industrial Hygiene/Health, Risk Management/Insurance
    SV509 In the Weeds: Managing Workplace Risks of Legalized Marijuana I Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Safety Management
    SV510 Biological Eye and Face Protection: A New Standard B Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Technical/Engineering/Standards
  • June 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    SV511 | What Differentiates Safety Excellence From Basic Safety?


    June 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Sponsored by Cintas and the Management Practice Specialty


    Description

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

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Terry L. Mathis

    ProAct Safety, Inc.
    CEO


    SV512 | Environmental Legacy Risks: Myths and Realities


    June 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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


    Description

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

    Track

    Environment/Hazardous Material, Industrial Hygiene/Health

    Speaker(s)

    Georgi Popov

    Ph.D., CSP, ARM

    University of Central Missouri
    Professor


    Nicholas Turnbeaugh

    MS, GSP

    Burns & McDonnell Engineering
    Industrial Hygienist


    SV513 | Psychological Safety: Making It Safe to Speak Up


    June 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Sponsored by Grainger


    Description

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

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Steven I. Simon

    Ph.D.

    Culture Change Consultants, Inc.
    President


    SV514 | Racing Toward Inclusion: How to Impact Your Safety Culture


    June 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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


    Description

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

    Track

    Sustainability/Human Capital, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Lindsay K. Bell

    MPH, CSP

    Solvay
    Regional Health and Safety Manager


    Abby Ferri

    CSP

    The Ferri Group. LLC
    President


    SV515 | The Impact of Automation on Worker Safety and Health


    June 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Sponsored by Chubb and the Engineering and Manufacturing Practice Specialties


    Description

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

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Joel M. Haight

    Ph.D., P.E.

    University of Pittsburgh
    Professor of Industrial Engineering


    Dawn N. Castillo

    NIOSH
    Division Director - Division of Safety Research


    Scott Gesinger

    MS, CSP

    CommScope
    Engineer, Corporate EHS


    Mark C. Schall Jr.

    Ph.D., CPE

    Auburn University
    Assistant Professor


    Richard Sesek

    Ph.D., CSP

    Auburn University
    Tim Cook Associate Professor


    Number Session Level Track
    SV511 What Differentiates Safety Excellence From Basic Safety? A Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior
    SV512 Environmental Legacy Risks: Myths and Realities B Environment/Hazardous Material, Industrial Hygiene/Health
    SV513 Psychological Safety: Making It Safe to Speak Up I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    SV514 Racing Toward Inclusion: How to Impact Your Safety Culture I Sustainability/Human Capital, Training/Education
    SV515 The Impact of Automation on Worker Safety and Health I Risk Assessment, Technical/Engineering/Standards
  • June 23, 2:15pm - 3:15pm

    SV516 | Using Influence and Persuasion to Gain Commitment


    June 23, 2:15pm - 3:15pm

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


    Description

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

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Julius E. Rhodes

    SPHR

    mpr group
    Founder and Principal


    SV517 | Effective Use of Perception Surveys on Construction Projects


    June 23, 2:15pm - 3:15pm

    Sponsored by ClickSafety


    Description

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

    Track

    Construction, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Steven P. Pereira

    CSP

    Self-employed Consultant
    Consultant


    SV518 | Workplace Examinations, Inspections and Audits: Beyond Compliance


    June 23, 2:15pm - 3:15pm

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


    Description

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

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Adele L. Abrams

    Esq., CMSP

    Law Office of Adele L. Abrams PC
    President


    Glenna D. Smith

    CMSP

    McCraren Compliance
    Director of Consulting & Training


    SV519 | Millennials in the Workplace: Avoid Stereotypes to Improve Safety


    June 23, 2:15pm - 3:15pm


    Description

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

    Track

    Safety Management, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Glenn Trout

    VelocityEHS
    CEO


    SV520 | ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection and Restraint Forum


    June 23, 2:15pm - 3:15pm

    Sponsored by Grainger and the Standards Development Committee


    Description

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

    Track

    Technical/Engineering/Standards, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Thom Kramer

    P.E., CSP

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


    Dan Henn

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


    Adam Rubin

    MS, CSP

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


    Number Session Level Track
    SV516 Using Influence and Persuasion to Gain Commitment I Business Skills & Personal Development, Training/Education
    SV517 Effective Use of Perception Surveys on Construction Projects A Construction, Safety Management
    SV518 Workplace Examinations, Inspections and Audits: Beyond Compliance B Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Risk Assessment
    SV519 Millennials in the Workplace: Avoid Stereotypes to Improve Safety I Safety Management, Training/Education
    SV520 ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection and Restraint Forum I Technical/Engineering/Standards, Training/Education
  • June 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    SV521 | Tweet, Snap and 'Gram Your Safety Message to Reach Billions


    June 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

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


    Description

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

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Abby Ferri

    CSP

    The Ferri Group. LLC
    President


    Jason Lucas

    CHST

    Tidal Tank/Southern Tank Leasing
    Corporate Safety Manager


    SV522 | Targeted Ergonomics for Safety Professionals


    June 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    Sponsored by Chubb


    Description

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

    Track

    Ergonomics, Healthcare/Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Richard W. Bunch

    Ph.D., PT, CBES

    ISR Institute
    Ergonomic and Wellness Consultant


    SV523 | Getting a Seat in the C-Suite: What Every Safety Pro Should Know


    June 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

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


    Description

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

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Regina McMichael

    CSP, CET

    The Learning Factory
    President


    SV524 | NFPA 70E (2021 Edition): Overview of Proposed Revisions


    June 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    Sponsored by ClickSafety


    Description

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

    Track

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

    Speaker(s)

    Paul A. Zoubek

    CSP, CIH, SMS

    Zoubek Consulting, LLC
    President


    SV525 | Tell Me a Story: Teach Using the Power of Orality


    June 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    Sponsored by the Consultants and Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

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

    Track

    Human Behavior, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Joe C. Korpi

    CSP

    Renewable Energy Group
    Manager, Safety & Health


    Number Session Level Track
    SV521 Tweet, Snap and 'Gram Your Safety Message to Reach Billions I Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior
    SV522 Targeted Ergonomics for Safety Professionals I Ergonomics, Healthcare/Wellness
    SV523 Getting a Seat in the C-Suite: What Every Safety Pro Should Know I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    SV524 NFPA 70E (2021 Edition): Overview of Proposed Revisions I Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    SV525 Tell Me a Story: Teach Using the Power of Orality B Human Behavior, Training/Education
  • June 24, 9:30am - 10:30am

    SV601 | Persuasion Power: How to Get It, Use It and Keep It


    June 24, 9:30am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

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

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Michael E. Rega

    MS, CSP

    The Ecliptic Group
    Managing Partner


    SV602 | Demystifying Industrial Hygiene Programs: A Simplified Process


    June 24, 9:30am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty


    Description

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

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene/Health, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Dave Risi

    CAIH

    VelocityEHS
    Director of Industrial Hygiene


    SV603 | Benchmarking: Turning Losses Into a Strategic Plan


    June 24, 9:30am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by the Risk Management Practice Specialty


    Description

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

    Track

    Risk Management/Insurance, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Stephen M. Bennett

    ARM, CSMP

    Aon
    Director


    SV604 | Will Your Management System Predict Your Next Incident?


    June 24, 9:30am - 10:30am


    Description

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

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Peter T. Susca

    MS

    OpX Safety
    Principal


    SV605 | ISO 45001 Forum: Significant and Continued Impact on Safety


    June 24, 9:30am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by GlenGuard and the Standards Development Committee


    Description

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

    Track

    Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Vic Toy

    CSP, CIH, FAIHA

    Insyst OH&S
    Principal


    Kenneth Clayman

    SMS

    Booz Allen Hamilton
    Senior Lead Technical Specialist


    Thomas Gallegos

    CSP, CHMM

    Lockheed Martin
    International EHS Lead


    Kathy Seabrook

    CSP, CFIOSH, EurOSHM

    Global Solutions, Inc.
    President


    Pamela Walaski

    CSP

    Specialty Technical Consultants
    Senior Program Director


    Number Session Level Track
    SV601 Persuasion Power: How to Get It, Use It and Keep It I Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior
    SV602 Demystifying Industrial Hygiene Programs: A Simplified Process I Industrial Hygiene/Health, Risk Management/Insurance
    SV603 Benchmarking: Turning Losses Into a Strategic Plan A Risk Management/Insurance, Safety Management
    SV604 Will Your Management System Predict Your Next Incident? A Risk Assessment, Safety Management
    SV605 ISO 45001 Forum: Significant and Continued Impact on Safety I Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards
  • June 24, 10:45am - 11:45am

    SV606 | Emerging Safety Professionals: Innovate Like a Pro


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


    Description

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

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Jose A. Rodriguez, Jr.

    CSP, SGE

    VPPPA
    Senior Manager, IIS EHSS Lead


    SV607 | It’s Not Just Dust: An Implementation Update on OSHA’s National Emphasis Program on Silica and Respirable Crystalline Silica Directive


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

    Sponsored by ClickSafety


    Description

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

    Track

    Construction, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Sven Rundman

    USDOL-OSHA
    Supervisory Industrial Hygienist


    SV608 | Embrace Errors, Don't Hide Them


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


    Description

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

    Track

    Human Behavior, Sustainability/Human Capital

    Speaker(s)

    Tim Page-Bottorff

    CSP, CET

    SafeStart®
    Senior Safety Consultant


    SV609 | Managing Risk Through Layers of Control


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

    Sponsored by Avetta and the Standards Development Committee and the Risk Management Practice Specialty


    Description

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

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Bruce Lyon

    P.E., CSP, ARM

    Hays Companies of Kansas City
    Vice President


    Georgi Popov

    Ph.D., CSP, ARM

    University of Central Missouri
    Professor


    SV610 | Pushing Past Leading Indicators: Measuring Progress and Value


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

    Sponsored by the Management Practice Specialty


    Description

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

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Shawn M. Galloway

    ProAct Safety, Inc.
    President, COO


    Number Session Level Track
    SV606 Emerging Safety Professionals: Innovate Like a Pro B Business Skills & Personal Development, Human Behavior
    SV607 It’s Not Just Dust: An Implementation Update on OSHA’s National Emphasis Program on Silica and Respirable Crystalline Silica Directive I Construction, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    SV608 Embrace Errors, Don't Hide Them I Human Behavior, Sustainability/Human Capital
    SV609 Managing Risk Through Layers of Control I Risk Assessment, Risk Management/Insurance
    SV610 Pushing Past Leading Indicators: Measuring Progress and Value A Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
  • June 24, 2:15pm - 3:15pm

    SV611 | The Art and Science of Influential Safety Leadership


    June 24, 2:15pm - 3:15pm

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


    Description

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

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Jay Harf

    Ph.D., CSP, CPEA

    L'Oreal
    Vice President EHS&S


    Regina McMichael

    CSP, CET

    The Learning Factory
    President


    Daniel Snyder

    Ed.D., CSP, CET

    SafetyConsultants.org
    CEO


    SV612 | Green Beans, Ice Cream & HOP: Looking for Human Error


    June 24, 2:15pm - 3:15pm


    Description

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

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Bill Sims, Jr.

    The Bill Sims Company
    President


    SV613 | Healthy Workforce: Strategies to Increase Utilization


    June 24, 2:15pm - 3:15pm

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


    Description

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

    Track

    Healthcare/Wellness, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Melissa Gill

    PT

    On-Site Solutions Physical Therapy
    Owner


    Abby Ferri

    CSP

    The Ferri Group. LLC
    President


    SV614 | Working Safely at Height: Rope Access


    June 24, 2:15pm - 3:15pm

    Sponsored by Grainger and the Standards Development Committee and the Engineering Practice Specialty


    Description

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

    Track

    Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Loui Mccurley

    PMI Denver
    CEO


    SV615 | Insights Into the Causes for Motor Vehicle Incidents


    June 24, 2:15pm - 3:15pm

    Sponsored by Chubb and the Transportation Practice Specialty


    Description

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

    Track

    Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Del Lisk

    Lytx
    Vice President, Safety Services


    Number Session Level Track
    SV611 The Art and Science of Influential Safety Leadership E Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    SV612 Green Beans, Ice Cream & HOP: Looking for Human Error I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    SV613 Healthy Workforce: Strategies to Increase Utilization I Healthcare/Wellness, Risk Management/Insurance
    SV614 Working Safely at Height: Rope Access I Safety Management, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    SV615 Insights Into the Causes for Motor Vehicle Incidents I Transportation
  • June 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    SV616 | Enhancing Safety Through Clear Communications


    June 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm


    Description

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

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Janet Arrowood

    The Write Source, Inc.
    President


    SV617 | Humanistic Safety Support: Managing Behavior But Leading People


    June 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    Sponsored by Frito Lay


    Description

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

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    E. Scott Geller

    Ph.D., MS

    Safety Performance Solutions
    Senior Partner


    Krista Geller

    Ph.D.

    GellerAC4P, Inc.
    President


    SV618 | Resilient Safety Management Systems


    June 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm


    Description

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

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Ron Gantt

    M.Eng., CSP, CET

    Reflect Consulting Group
    Director of Innovation & Operations


    SV619 | Putting People Back Into Sustainability: An ASSP-CSHS Forum


    June 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

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


    Description

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

    Track

    Safety Management, Sustainability/Human Capital

    Speaker(s)

    Kathy Seabrook

    CSP, CFIOSH, EurOSHM

    Global Solutions, Inc.
    President


    Cambria Allen-Ratzlaff

    Human Capital Management Coalition
    Corporate Governance Director


    Sittichoke 'Choke' Huckuntod

    CSP, ARM

    Nike, Inc.
    Director - Health and Safety


    Kelli Okuji Wilson

    Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
    Analyst, Sector Lead


    Dave Stangis

    CSP, CIH

    21C IMPACT
    Founder & CEO


    Malc Staves

    FICE

    L'Oreal
    Global Director Health and Safety


    SV620 | ANSI/ASSP Standards: Impact on the OSH Profession


    June 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    Sponsored by the Risk Assessment Committee and the Standards Development Committee


    Description

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

    Track

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

    Speaker(s)

    Tim Fisher

    CSP, CHMM, ARM

    ASSP
    Director, Standards and Technical Services


    Amy Timmerman

    MS, CSP

    AT Safety
    Safety Consultant


    Number Session Level Track
    SV616 Enhancing Safety Through Clear Communications I Business Skills & Personal Development, Training/Education
    SV617 Humanistic Safety Support: Managing Behavior But Leading People I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    SV618 Resilient Safety Management Systems A Risk Assessment, Safety Management
    SV619 Putting People Back Into Sustainability: An ASSP-CSHS Forum I Safety Management, Sustainability/Human Capital
    SV620 ANSI/ASSP Standards: Impact on the OSH Profession I Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Technical/Engineering/Standards
  • June 25, 8:00am - 9:00am

    SV701 | The Respiratory Protection Program Administrator 2020 - Traveling Through Uncharted Waters


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

    Sponsored by Chubb


    Description

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

    Track

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

    Speaker(s)

    Dennis A. Terpin

    Ph.D., EMT, OHST

    International Safety and Health Specialists
    Senior Industrial Hygienist/Emergency Manager


    SV702 | GHS/HazCom: The Game. Can You Pass the Compliance Test in 2020?


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

    Sponsored by Grainger and the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

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

    Track

    International, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Glenn Trout

    VelocityEHS
    CEO


    Phil Mole

    VelocityEHS
    EHS Content Expert


    SV703 | Chasing Ghosts: Calculating the True Value of Risk


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

    Sponsored by the Training & Communications Practice Specialty


    Description

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

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Brian Hughes

    Sologic, LLC
    Sr. Vice President, Co-Founder


    SV704 | Assessing the Origins of Exposure in Your Organization


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

    Sponsored by Grainger


    Description

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

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Jim Spigener

    DEKRA
    Chief Client Officer


    SV705 | Ask the Superheroes of Safety Training


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

    Sponsored by the Consultants and Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

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

    Track

    Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Linda Tapp

    CSP, ALCM

    SafetyFUNdamentals
    President


    Abby Ferri

    CSP

    The Ferri Group. LLC
    President


    Regina McMichael

    CSP, CET

    The Learning Factory
    President


    Tim Page-Bottorff

    CSP, CET

    SafeStart®
    Senior Safety Consultant


    Number Session Level Track
    SV701 The Respiratory Protection Program Administrator 2020 - Traveling Through Uncharted Waters I Industrial Hygiene/Health, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    SV702 GHS/HazCom: The Game. Can You Pass the Compliance Test in 2020? I International, Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector
    SV703 Chasing Ghosts: Calculating the True Value of Risk I Risk Assessment, Safety Management
    SV704 Assessing the Origins of Exposure in Your Organization I Safety Management
    SV705 Ask the Superheroes of Safety Training I Training/Education
  • June 25, 10:45am - 11:45am

    SV706 | Safety EQ: Harness the Superpower of Emotional Intelligence


    June 25, 10:45am - 11:45am


    Description

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

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Camille P. Oakes

    M.Eng., CSP, SMS

    Better Safety
    President and CEO


    SV707 | OSHA Interesting Field Cases


    June 25, 10:45am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by ClickSafety


    Description

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

    Track

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

    Speaker(s)

    Lisa Bennett

    USDOL/OSHA
    Safety and Occupational Health Specialist


    Maryanne Martin

    USDOL/OSHA
    Compliance Assistance Specialist


    Cecil Tipton

    USDOL/OSHA
    Area Director


    SV708 | Working High: Practical Approach to Managing Marijuana


    June 25, 10:45am - 11:45am


    Description

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

    Track

    Human Behavior, Risk Management/Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Carlos Galindo

    CSP

    US Compliance
    Director Health and Safety


    SV709 | The Role of Indicators in OSH Performance Management


    June 25, 10:45am - 11:45am

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


    Description

    Recent discussions on leading vs. lagging indicators have been lively. Both can bring value to effectively measuring organizational performance. This session provides an inclusive Key Performance Indicator framework that can be used by any organization, regardless of industry sector or size.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Pamela Walaski

    CSP

    Specialty Technical Consultants
    Senior Program Director


    SV710 | The New Hire Is Missing a Leg: Do They Still Need Safety Shoes?


    June 25, 10:45am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Military Practice Specialty


    Description

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

    Track

    Healthcare/Wellness, Sustainability/Human Capital

    Speaker(s)

    Michael V. Owen

    CSP, CHMM, CET

    ServiceSource, Inc.
    SSHO


    Number Session Level Track
    SV706 Safety EQ: Harness the Superpower of Emotional Intelligence I Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    SV707 OSHA Interesting Field Cases I Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Technical/Engineering/Standards
    SV708 Working High: Practical Approach to Managing Marijuana I Human Behavior, Risk Management/Insurance
    SV709 The Role of Indicators in OSH Performance Management I Risk Assessment, Safety Management
    SV710 The New Hire Is Missing a Leg: Do They Still Need Safety Shoes? I Healthcare/Wellness, Sustainability/Human Capital
  • June 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    SV711 | Selling Safety: Lessons From a Former Frontline Supervisor


    June 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Sponsored by ClickSafety


    Description

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

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Patrick J. Karol

    CSP, ARM

    Karol Safety Consulting, LLC
    President


    SV712 | Skewed: Understanding the Mental Models Leading to Error


    June 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Sponsored by GlenGuard


    Description

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

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    John W. Barlew

    CSP, CHST

    Compass Safety Systems
    Owner


    SV713 | Confidently Exercising Employer Rights in an OSHA Inspection


    June 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Sponsored by ClickSafety


    Description

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

    Track

    Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Barry S. Spurlock

    J.D., Esq., CSP

    Eastern Kentucky University
    Assistant Professor


    Todd B. Logsdon

    J.D., Esq.

    Fisher & Phillips, LLP
    Partner-Attorney


    SV714 | Better Sleep for the C-Suite: 12 Steps to Control Serious Injury and Fatality Exposure


    June 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Sponsored by Grainger


    Description

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

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Donald K. Martin

    CSP

    DEKRA
    Senior Vice President


    SV715 | An Introduction to the ANSI/ASSP Z490.2 Standard for Online OSH Training


    June 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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


    Description

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

    Track

    Technical/Engineering/Standards, Training/Education

    Speaker(s)

    Nancy J. Simcox

    MS

    University of Washington DEOHS Continuing Education Programs
    Lecturer and Director


    Jeffrey R. Dalto

    Convergence Training | Vector Solutions
    Senior Learning & Development Specialist


    Daniel Snyder

    Ed.D., CSP, CET

    SafetyConsultants.org
    CEO


    Number Session Level Track
    SV711 Selling Safety: Lessons From a Former Frontline Supervisor I Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    SV712 Skewed: Understanding the Mental Models Leading to Error A Human Behavior, Safety Management
    SV713 Confidently Exercising Employer Rights in an OSHA Inspection I Regulatory Issues/Government/Public Sector, Safety Management
    SV714 Better Sleep for the C-Suite: 12 Steps to Control Serious Injury and Fatality Exposure E Safety Management
    SV715 An Introduction to the ANSI/ASSP Z490.2 Standard for Online OSH Training B Technical/Engineering/Standards, Training/Education
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  • Avetta
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