Online Concurrent Sessions

Below is the schedule of concurrent sessions that will be broadcast during the online portion of the conference. The presenting speakers will be available to answer your questions in the live chat when the session first airs, so if you’d like to interact with the speaker, plan on attending that session during its premier. All sessions will be available to both in-person and online attendees to view for 60 days after the event.

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  • September 13, 9:15am - 10:15am

    V5101 | Mentorship In Safety: A Mentee/Mentor Phase Model


    September 13, 9:15am - 10:15am


    Description

    Exploring recognized mentors within the safety profession identifies key characteristics of a mentor. It also forms the basis for a mentor : mentee phase model that will help you understand the lifecycle approach to the mentoring journey.

    Track

    Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Daniel Hopwood

    MPH, CSP, ARM

    Sompo International
    Vice President/Regional Risk Control Leader


    Wyatt Bradbury

    CSP, CHST, CET

    Hitachi Rail
    HSE Advisor


    V5102 | Preventing Occupational Burnout: A Novel Concept


    September 13, 9:15am - 10:15am


    Description

    Occupational burnout is a costly challenge made worse by the pandemic. It is defined as "a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed."" Gain an understanding of contributing factors and symptoms so you can implement effective interventions."

    Track

    Total Worker Health

    Speaker(s)

    Brittany Busse

    M.D.

    WorkCare, Inc.
    Associate Medical Director - Telemedicine


    Geralyn Datz

    Ph.D., MSCP

    Southern Behavioral Medicine Associates
    President, Clinical Director


    V5103 | Lessons Learned From Recent OSHA Lead Inspections


    September 13, 9:15am - 10:15am


    Description

    State plans and federal OSHA continue to conduct lead inspections at work sites across the country. Gain insight from the outcomes of recent state and federal OSHA inspections, citations, proposed penalties and litigation involving the lead standard, 29 CFR 1910.1025

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management

    Speaker(s)

    Michael Taylor

    LL.M., J.D.

    Greenberg Traurig
    Chair of OSHA Practice Group


    V5104 | Emerging Issues Impacting Safety and Health


    September 13, 9:15am - 10:15am


    Description

    Corporate responsibility is an emerging issue for boardrooms, C-suites, investors, standards setters and OSH professionals. Gain new knowledge to equip and position you with a line of sight to your company's board room and C-suite to influence OSH decision-making and performance.

    Track

    Business & Leadership Skills

    Speaker(s)

    Kathy A. Seabrook

    CSP, CFIOSH, EurOSHM

    Global Solutions, Inc. (Capitals Coalition)
    CEO (Advisory Panel)


    Malcolm Staves

    L'Oreal
    Group Health and Safety Director


    V5105 | Innovating for Safety: How Technology Can Create Safer Workplaces


    September 13, 9:15am - 10:15am

    Sponsored by Amazon


    Description

    Technology can help companies manage risk and get better data, faster. But how do leaders select and implement the right technology and controls? Top workplace safety and health leaders from Amazon explain how innovations and technological advancements have created safer workplaces around the world.

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management

    Speaker(s)

    Heather Macdougall

    J.D.

    Amazon
    Vice President, Worldwide Health and Safety


    Susan Donaldson

    MS, CHMM

    Amazon
    Global Safety Manager, Safety Engineering, Workplace Health and Safety


    Number Session Level Track
    V5101 Mentorship In Safety: A Mentee/Mentor Phase Model I Safety Management Systems
    V5102 Preventing Occupational Burnout: A Novel Concept I Total Worker Health
    V5103 Lessons Learned From Recent OSHA Lead Inspections A Risk Assessment & Management
    V5104 Emerging Issues Impacting Safety and Health E Business & Leadership Skills
    V5105 Innovating for Safety: How Technology Can Create Safer Workplaces I Risk Assessment & Management
  • September 13, 10:30am - 11:30am

    V5201 | Deploying Operations Risk Management in any Organization


    September 13, 10:30am - 11:30am

    Sponsored by Amazon


    Description

    This session will explore a five step process for risk management in operations to reduce risk and prevent injuries. We will review hazard identification and risk assessment methodologies as a combined operations and OSH professional responsibility.

    Track

    Business & Leadership Skills, Risk Assessment & Management

    Speaker(s)

    Francis P. Sehn

    CSP, ARM

    FxS Risk and Safety Consulting
    Principal Consultant


    V5202 | Safety Management System Implementation in the Military and Government Agencies


    September 13, 10:30am - 11:30am


    Description

    Overcoming the unique environment in the government when implementing and managing occupational safety and health management systems presents many challenges. Conquering these issues is the key to implementation and continual improvement of a safety in the federal government.

    Track

    Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Marjorie McDonald

    MS, CSP

    Army
    Director for SOH


    Janet Nixon

    SMS

    Concurrent Technologies Corporation
    Principal Safety Professional


    V5203 | A Risk-Based Approach to Fatigue Management


    September 13, 10:30am - 11:30am


    Description

    Traditional fatigue management focuses on individual countermeasures that rely on a worker's ability to manage fatigue. Learn about a practical, risk-based strategy that combines organizational factors with countermeasures education to create a comprehensive fatigue risk management system.

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management

    Speaker(s)

    Susan Sawatzky

    CRSP

    In-Scope Solutions
    Director


    V5204 | Diversity in Global Organizations: Challenge for OSH Professionals


    September 13, 10:30am - 11:30am

    Sponsored by Chubb


    Description

    Learn from practical experience gained while addressing both cross-cultural aspects and multicultural aspects in managing global OSH programs. Gain insight on skill-mapping strategies used at global locations and lessons learned from challenges faced.

    Track

    Business & Leadership Skills

    Speaker(s)

    Shaman Ahuja

    CSP

    Fosbel Inc.
    Sr. Manager - EHS


    V5205 | Unleash Your Safety Data Potential: Leading vs. Lagging Indicators


    September 13, 10:30am - 11:30am

    Sponsored by Alcumus


    Description

    How do you measure success and proactively protect your team? In this session we will discuss how to unleash your safety data potential with leading indicators. Safety professionals can take a proactive approach to safety with leading indicators to create a culture rooted in protecting workers and delivering positive safety outcomes.

    Track

    Business & Leadership Skills

    Speaker(s)

    Tyler Davey

    Alcumus
    CEO


    Number Session Level Track
    V5201 Deploying Operations Risk Management in any Organization I Business & Leadership Skills, Risk Assessment & Management
    V5202 Safety Management System Implementation in the Military and Government Agencies A Safety Management Systems
    V5203 A Risk-Based Approach to Fatigue Management E Risk Assessment & Management
    V5204 Diversity in Global Organizations: Challenge for OSH Professionals I Business & Leadership Skills
    V5205 Unleash Your Safety Data Potential: Leading vs. Lagging Indicators I Business & Leadership Skills
  • September 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    V5301 | How to Leverage Social Media to Push a Safety Message


    September 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm


    Description

    Social media is not going anywhere so it is time to harness its power to make the world a safer place. Abby Ferri and Jason Lucas share practical tips to help you make a difference using social media. Tweeting, Linking and 'Gramming encouraged.

    Track

    Business & Leadership Skills

    Speaker(s)

    Jason Lucas

    CHST

    Safety Justice League
    Partner


    Abby Ferri

    CSP

    Gallagher
    Senior Risk Control Consultant


    V5302 | Virtual Ergonomics Solutions in the COVID-19 Environment


    September 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm


    Description

    COVID-19 has disrupted the normal way of doing business and introduced new ergonomics exposures. Virtual ergonomics strategies have proven to be an effective way to manage these risks in our new environment.

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management

    Speaker(s)

    Jeremy R. Wilzbacher

    MS, CPE

    Aon Corporation
    Senior Consultant


    V5303 | Lessons Learned From a Culture Survey: A Case Study


    September 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Sponsored by Draeger


    Description

    Review lessons learned from a recent and comprehensive case study to gain in-depth insight on the development, application and analysis of a safety culture survey that was designed to assess the perceptions of employees, from line workers to the plant manager, at a large manufacturing company.

    Track

    Total Worker Health

    Speaker(s)

    Krista S. Geller

    Ph.D., MS

    GellerAC4P, Inc.
    President


    V5304 | 500 Voices: Key Findings from a H&S Survey of Oil and Gas Workers


    September 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm


    Description

    This session will review key findings from a survey about numerous health and safety topics of 500 land-based oil and gas extraction workers in three states: Texas, Colorado, and North Dakota. Applications of these findings to improve health and safety for this workforce will be discussed.

    Track

    Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Kyla Retzer

    MPH

    NIOSH
    Research Epidemiologist


    Alejandra Ramirez-Cardenas

    MPH

    NIOSH
    Epidemiologist


    V5305 | The Third Eye in Safety: Leveraging Insurance Risk Control


    September 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm


    Description

    Your organization’s insurance carrier has many risk control resources that you can use to reduce insurance premiums, change risk ratings and increase your safety efforts. Learn about specific ways you can use this “Third Eye of Safety” to improve your organization’s safety program and highlight the value you provide.

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management

    Speaker(s)

    Andrea Ball

    CSP

    Sompo International
    AVP, Senior Casualty Specialist


    Melissa Schmaltz

    CSP

    Sompo International
    Casualty Risk Control Specialist


    Number Session Level Track
    V5301 How to Leverage Social Media to Push a Safety Message B Business & Leadership Skills
    V5302 Virtual Ergonomics Solutions in the COVID-19 Environment I Risk Assessment & Management
    V5303 Lessons Learned From a Culture Survey: A Case Study I Total Worker Health
    V5304 500 Voices: Key Findings from a H&S Survey of Oil and Gas Workers B Safety Management Systems
    V5305 The Third Eye in Safety: Leveraging Insurance Risk Control I Risk Assessment & Management
  • September 13, 2:15pm - 3:15pm

    V5401 | Our Dust Hazard Analysis Is Complete: What's Next?


    September 13, 2:15pm - 3:15pm


    Description

    Combustible dust hazards pose a serious risk across various industries. The dust hazard analysis required by NFPA 652 was due Sept. 7, 2020. Learn "what's next"" and gain insight on executing the recommendations and efficiently allocating your limited resources."

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management

    Speaker(s)

    Timothy Heneks

    P.E., ASP

    Dustcon Solutions, Inc.
    Director, Engineering Services


    V5402 | COVID-19 and Construction: How We Kept Working Safely


    September 13, 2:15pm - 3:15pm

    Sponsored by ClickSafety


    Description

    The construction industry was deemed "essential"" during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how we kept working safely and applied public health guidance to our industry."

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management

    Speaker(s)

    Nicole L. Ivers

    CSP, CIH, CMIOSH

    Batson-Cook Construction
    Corporate HSE Director


    V5403 | Systems Thinking for Diverse Workforce Safety


    September 13, 2:15pm - 3:15pm


    Description

    Hispanic workers experience disproportionate injury and fatality rates in many industrial sectors. A systems thinking approach is a framework that can help your organization achieve a better balance between the Hispanic workforce's needs and systems aspects of safety and health management.

    Track

    Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Luz S. Marin

    Sc.D.

    Indiana University of Pennsylv
    Assistant Professor


    Lizzette Vargas-malpica

    CSP

    Stanford University
    BGM/SEM Safety Director


    V5404 | Agile Knowledge Sharing Through Microlearning


    September 13, 2:15pm - 3:15pm

    Sponsored by ClickSafety


    Description

    The training environment is more challenging than ever. Gather ideas for improving your learning platform with microlearning. Solidifying your training and delivering learning deep in the organization, at the right time, every time, is key to moving your safety program forward.

    Track

    Business & Leadership Skills

    Speaker(s)

    Gary S. Gaddis

    Intelex Technologies
    Vice President, Global Practice Leader, Safety and Health


    V5405 | How Soon We Forget


    September 13, 2:15pm - 3:15pm

    Sponsored by SafeStart


    Description

    How many things have you forgotten? That’s a great set-up to the punch-line, “I don't know—I forgot!” But what if it’s a critical new skill set that mitigates specific risks such as those experienced during a pandemic? Take away tips and suggestions that can help you and your workforce avoid the trap of complacency drift and develop skills that become habitual.

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management, Total Worker Health

    Speaker(s)

    Danny Smith

    CET, SMS

    SafeStart(R)
    Senior Safety Consultant


    Number Session Level Track
    V5401 Our Dust Hazard Analysis Is Complete: What's Next? B Risk Assessment & Management
    V5402 COVID-19 and Construction: How We Kept Working Safely I Risk Assessment & Management
    V5403 Systems Thinking for Diverse Workforce Safety I Safety Management Systems
    V5404 Agile Knowledge Sharing Through Microlearning I Business & Leadership Skills
    V5405 How Soon We Forget I Risk Assessment & Management, Total Worker Health
  • September 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    V5501 | ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection and Restraint Forum


    September 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm


    Description

    The ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection Code provides an overall blueprint to help prevent injuries that result when workers fall from heights. Take away tangible techniques and get answers key questions to improve your fall protection programs.

    Track

    Fall Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Thomas E. Kramer

    P.E., CSP

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


    Kevin Denis

    ANSI/ASSP Z359 Committee
    WernerCo Technical Service - Fall Protection


    Dan Henn

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


    Adam Rubin

    MS, CSP

    The Zachry Group
    Senior Corporate Safety Manager


    V5502 | Interesting OSHA Cases From the Field: Part 1


    September 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm


    Description

    Gain insight from three OSHA field cases that focus on the hazards of diving operations, trenching and excavating, and confined space entry. Learn about inspection findings, resulting citations and employer abatement efforts, and take away new understanding of OSHA resources available to help your organization prevent these hazards.

    Track

    Business & Leadership Skills, Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Charles Harvey

    U.S. Department of Labor - OSHA


    Anthony Campos

    U.S. Department of Labor - OSHA


    Craig Willbanks

    U.S. Department of Labor - OSHA


    V5503 | Driving Risk to an All-Time Low: The Journey to Zero


    September 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm


    Description

    Although lost-time incidents are declining, fatalities and serious injuries are not falling at the same rates. Learn about the systematic strategy a large global company adopted to help reduce severe incident outcomes, including successes experienced and challenges encountered.

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management

    Speaker(s)

    Daniel Sanborn

    CSP

    3M
    Safety Specialist


    Liz Vold

    MPH, CSP, CIH

    3m
    Safety Engineer


    V5504 | Safety Is Learning (Safety and the Learning Organization)


    September 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm


    Description

    Learning should be the central goal of safety. Gain new understanding of psychological safety for teaming and innovation; the characteristics and methods of learning organizations; elements of human and organizational performance (HOP) and Safety Differently, including studying normal work and learning teams, evidence-based training and more.

    Track

    Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Jeff R. Dalto

    Convergence Training | Vector Solutions
    Senior Learning & Development Specialist


    V5505 | Industrial Safety Standards and Codes Update on Gas Leaks


    September 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    Sponsored by Draeger


    Description

    Gain insight on several significant new or updated versions of industrial standards and guidelines as well as federal codes that apply to the permanent installation of hazardous gas sensors and accessory equipment such as visual and audible notification devices.

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management, Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Jean Berthold

    Draeger Inc.
    Business Development Manager


    Number Session Level Track
    V5501 ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection and Restraint Forum I Fall Protection
    V5502 Interesting OSHA Cases From the Field: Part 1 I Business & Leadership Skills, Safety Management Systems
    V5503 Driving Risk to an All-Time Low: The Journey to Zero I Risk Assessment & Management
    V5504 Safety Is Learning (Safety and the Learning Organization) B Safety Management Systems
    V5505 Industrial Safety Standards and Codes Update on Gas Leaks I Risk Assessment & Management, Safety Management Systems
  • September 14, 8:15am - 9:15am

    V6101 | It Starts With Leadership: Improving Resilience and Well-Being in Uncertain Times


    September 14, 8:15am - 9:15am

    Sponsored by Amazon


    Description

    Resilience can help you and your organization overcome challenges to ensure you are in the best position to move forward. Learn tactics and strategies to implement to overcome workplace and life obstacles.

    Track

    Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Julius Rhodes

    SPHR

    mpr group
    Founder and Principal


    V6102 | RtPtR: Sustainable Road Map for OSH Researchers and Practitioners


    September 14, 8:15am - 9:15am


    Description

    The RtPtR model conveys the continuous improvement that occurs when we translate research findings into best practices (RtP), then practitioners feed exposures back to researchers (PtR) for control strategies. Review the road map created by successful RtPtR examples.

    Track

    Business & Leadership Skills

    Speaker(s)

    Sang D. Choi

    Ph.D., CSP, CPE

    University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
    Professor & Director, Construction Safety Program Coordinator


    James G. Borchardt

    CSP, CPE

    Construction Ergonomics LLC
    Principal/Managing Consultant


    V6103 | Improving Driving Safety: A Case Study


    September 14, 8:15am - 9:15am


    Description

    Implementing road safety programs signifies a "We Care"" commitment from an organization. Learn from lessons gained while implementing various programs to reduce lagging indicators related to driving safety and the resulting improvements in OSH performance."

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management

    Speaker(s)

    Bala Siva Srikanth Adivi

    CSP, CFIOSH

    Kuwait Oil Company
    TPL Specialist I (HSE)


    Yousef Al-Qallaf

    Kuwait Oil Company
    Team Leader HSE(Admin)


    Ahmad Qabazard

    Kuwait Oil Company
    Team Leader HSE NK


    V6104 | Eye and Face Protection for Biological Hazards: An Update


    September 14, 8:15am - 9:15am


    Description

    A new standard for eye and face protection from biological hazards is here. Are you ready for ANSI Z87.62? Attend this session to understand how these new test methods will affect PPE. Let your voice be heard and provide feedback for the next revision of the standard.

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management

    Speaker(s)

    James R. Harris

    Ph.D., P.E.

    CDC/NIOSH
    Lead General Engineer


    V6105 | Safety Engineering in Robotics


    September 14, 8:15am - 9:15am


    Description

    Ford Manufacturing Engineering Safety will present the current state of the art practices in Robotic Safety. Evaluate the challenges in implementing robots and share their commissioning process. Lastly discuss current and future robotic technology.

    Track

    Business & Leadership Skills, Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Andrea Maurer

    CSP

    Ford Motor Company
    PTME Safety Manager


    John Lawson

    Ford Motor Company
    VOME Safety Manager


    Number Session Level Track
    V6101 It Starts With Leadership: Improving Resilience and Well-Being in Uncertain Times I Safety Management Systems
    V6102 RtPtR: Sustainable Road Map for OSH Researchers and Practitioners A Business & Leadership Skills
    V6103 Improving Driving Safety: A Case Study A Risk Assessment & Management
    V6104 Eye and Face Protection for Biological Hazards: An Update B Risk Assessment & Management
    V6105 Safety Engineering in Robotics A Business & Leadership Skills, Safety Management Systems
  • September 14, 9:30am - 10:30am

    V6201 | Keys to Transforming Organizational Performance


    September 14, 9:30am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by SafeStart


    Description

    Learn about a proven approach used in more than 100+ countries and 10+ industries to transform organizational performance (e.g., safety, reliability, quality, regulatory compliance) and achieve organizational resilience and world-class performance.

    Track

    Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Devin Bennett

    Ph.D.

    Loss Prevention Systems, Inc. (LPS, Inc.)
    Partner


    V6202 | Watson, the Game's Afoot! Good Investigation of True OSH Cases!


    September 14, 9:30am - 10:30am


    Description

    Explore scary, baffling and amusing case studies, all brought to speedy resolution through strategic investigative processes. Learn the investigation process and mitigation insights for a variety of both common and unusual environmental health hazards.

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management

    Speaker(s)

    Louise E. Vallee

    CSP, CIH, CPE

    Crum & Forster
    Vice President


    V6203 | OSHA's Process Safety Management Standard: Achieving Compliance and Avoiding Pitfalls


    September 14, 9:30am - 10:30am

    Sponsored by Draeger


    Description

    Learn how to effectively manage your process safety management program by avoiding common mistakes that lead to OSHA violations from the perspective of a safety professional and legal counsel.

    Track

    Business & Leadership Skills, Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Ryan Burr

    CSP

    Tosca
    Director of EHS


    Kristin R.b. White

    J.D., Esq.

    Fisher Phillips
    Partner-Attorney


    V6204 | The Art of Storytelling: Impacting Your Audience


    September 14, 9:30am - 10:30am


    Description

    Humans are hardwired to think in narrative terms of cause and effect. Storytelling is a powerful tool but it needs to demonstrate the main teaching topic. Keeping a library of well-crafted and practiced stories that are relevant to a range of topics is essential to successful training.

    Track

    Business & Leadership Skills

    Speaker(s)

    Jack Jackson

    SafeStart(R)
    Senior Safety Consultant


    V6205 | Be Mindful! Best Practices for Inspecting and Connecting Rigging


    September 14, 9:30am - 10:30am


    Description

    Most know that “frequent” inspection means before each use, but do we know what to look for? Having rigging that passes visual inspection criteria is important, but the process doesn't end there. Improper connections can be catastrophic even if the hardware and slings are in good shape. Gather fresh insights and take away tips for improving your rigging inspection program.

    Track

    Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Jim Canfield

    All Material Handling, Inc.
    National Sales Manager


    Number Session Level Track
    V6201 Keys to Transforming Organizational Performance E Safety Management Systems
    V6202 Watson, the Game's Afoot! Good Investigation of True OSH Cases! I Risk Assessment & Management
    V6203 OSHA's Process Safety Management Standard: Achieving Compliance and Avoiding Pitfalls I Business & Leadership Skills, Safety Management Systems
    V6204 The Art of Storytelling: Impacting Your Audience I Business & Leadership Skills
    V6205 Be Mindful! Best Practices for Inspecting and Connecting Rigging B Safety Management Systems
  • September 14, 10:45am - 11:45am

    V6301 | Beyond Prevention: Building Capacity for a Successful Failure


    September 14, 10:45am - 11:45am


    Description

    Task deviations and work environment changes can lead to failures with emergent consequences. Successful response to these deviations requires building capacity before the emergency. Get guidance on how you can create mitigation capacity by building a systematic plan for successful failures.

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management, Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Gabriel F. Miehl

    MS, CSP, CFPS

    Wabtec
    Senior Health and Safety Manager


    V6302 | Total Worker Health Leadership for the Safety Professional


    September 14, 10:45am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by Cintas


    Description

    Learn to apply Total Worker Health (TWH) in your current role, review the key elements of TWH business strategy and develop key leadership skills you can use to ensure effectiveness. Gain insight from illustrative examples from work with small, large, domestic and international business.

    Track

    Total Worker Health

    Speaker(s)

    Natalie V. Schwatka

    Ph.D., AEP

    University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
    Assistant Professor


    Lyndsay Krisher

    MPH

    University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
    Instructor


    Liliana Tenney

    MPH

    University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
    Director of Outreach and Programs & Senior Instructor


    V6303 | OSHA and ANSI: Lockout, Alternative Measures and Machine Guarding


    September 14, 10:45am - 11:45am


    Description

    OSHA's lockout/tagout standard hasn't changed since the1980s while ANSI/ASSP Z244.1, ANSI B11.0, ANSI B11.19 and UL 6420 have all been released or updated within the past three years. These standards provide a framework to help improve lockout/tagout and alternative measures while meeting OSHA requirements.

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management

    Speaker(s)

    Eric O. Cummings

    MS, ME

    ROSS Controls
    Business Development Manager - Americas


    Chris Brogli

    ROSS Controls
    VP Global Safety Business Development


    V6304 | Psychological Safety: Making It Safe to Speak Up


    September 14, 10:45am - 11:45am


    Description

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

    Track

    Total Worker Health

    Speaker(s)

    Steven I. Simon

    Ph.D.

    Culture Change Consultants, Inc.
    President


    V6305 | Accountability Culture: Enhancing Conversations with Technology


    September 14, 10:45am - 11:45am


    Description

    Many in the safety industry are plagued by low field engagement, leading to higher incident rates. Safety leaders want to improve but they may not know how. Examine what contributes to safety complacency and how forward-thinking work sites can apply technology to enhance daily safety conversations.

    Track

    Business & Leadership Skills, Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Dave Murphy

    Pepper Construction, Indiana
    Safety Director


    Barry Nelson

    Factor Lab
    President and CEO


    Number Session Level Track
    V6301 Beyond Prevention: Building Capacity for a Successful Failure I Risk Assessment & Management, Safety Management Systems
    V6302 Total Worker Health Leadership for the Safety Professional I Total Worker Health
    V6303 OSHA and ANSI: Lockout, Alternative Measures and Machine Guarding I Risk Assessment & Management
    V6304 Psychological Safety: Making It Safe to Speak Up I Total Worker Health
    V6305 Accountability Culture: Enhancing Conversations with Technology E Business & Leadership Skills, Safety Management Systems
  • September 14, 2:30pm - 3:30pm

    V6401 | Improve Safety by Improving Yourself: EQ 2.0


    September 14, 2:30pm - 3:30pm


    Description

    Improving your personal competencies will drastically improve your performance at work. Take a deep dive into competencies you need to improve your emotional intelligence (EQ) as a safety leader. Learn how to find your safety strengths, manage disagreements and stay motivated.

    Track

    Business & Leadership Skills

    Speaker(s)

    Camille P. Oakes

    CSP, SMS

    Better Safety
    President


    V6402 | Drive Down Injury Risk With an Integrated Exercise-Based Approach


    September 14, 2:30pm - 3:30pm


    Description

    Learn how to use the same proactive sports medicine principles that benefit professional athletes! Gain ideas for better protecting your employees from injury with medically based education, physical conditioning and an individualized continuum of care from on-site athletic trainers.

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management

    Speaker(s)

    Jon Kabance

    BIOKINETIX
    President


    V6403 | Revised ANSI Z10 Management System Standard: A Game Changer


    September 14, 2:30pm - 3:30pm


    Description

    The revised ANSI Z10 standard provides an outstanding framework to establish or improve your OHS management system. Learn how to create a management system that builds collaboration and improves feedback processes leading to continual improvement rather than a wasteful paper bureaucracy.

    Track

    Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Jim Howe

    CSP

    Safety Solutions
    President


    V6404 | Online Training: Now What?


    September 14, 2:30pm - 3:30pm

    Sponsored by ClickSafety


    Description

    The safety world has largely ignored rapid movement toward digital spaces, but the workplace changes caused by the pandemic have thrown us into the deep end of the pool. Review best practices and identify solutions to address challenges for selecting learning solutions for long-term success.

    Track

    Business & Leadership Skills

    Speaker(s)

    Marilyn Hubner

    Ph.D.

    BuildUp Research
    Director


    V6405 | Why We Miss the Hazards Right in Front of Us


    September 14, 2:30pm - 3:30pm


    Description

    A recent study found that approximately 25% of incidents had “failure to see" as a contributing factor. Experienced employees can operate on auto-pilot, often repeating the same tasks day each day. As a result, they can overlook both minor and major hazards. Build your understanding of effective ways to help them see these hazards each day.

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management

    Speaker(s)

    Doug Pontsler

    COVE: Center of Visual Expertise
    Chairman


    Number Session Level Track
    V6401 Improve Safety by Improving Yourself: EQ 2.0 B Business & Leadership Skills
    V6402 Drive Down Injury Risk With an Integrated Exercise-Based Approach I Risk Assessment & Management
    V6403 Revised ANSI Z10 Management System Standard: A Game Changer I Safety Management Systems
    V6404 Online Training: Now What? I Business & Leadership Skills
    V6405 Why We Miss the Hazards Right in Front of Us A Risk Assessment & Management
  • September 15, 7:45am - 8:45am

    V7101 | Facts Can Help to Minimize Fears


    September 15, 7:45am - 8:45am


    Description

    The challenges posed by COVID-19 have provided OSH professionals and practitioners around the world an opportunity to reflect and think differently about emerging issues. Discuss how facts help to minimize fears and take away new ideas to test in your workplace.

    Track

    Total Worker Health

    Speaker(s)

    Karen E. McDonnell

    Ph.D., CFIOSH

    Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
    OSH Policy Advisor


    V7102 | Ergonomics: Performance-Based or Specification-Based Programs?


    September 15, 7:45am - 8:45am

    Sponsored by Chubb


    Description

    Where does ergonomics fit in your organization? Are efforts formatted as a specification or performance-based program? Understand the difference between these types of ergonomics programs so you can achieve greater outcomes.

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management, Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Rachel Michael

    CPE, CHSP

    Exponent EHF, LLC
    Director of Consulting Services


    V7103 | Leading Organizational Improvement with One Management System


    September 15, 7:45am - 8:45am


    Description

    This session will enhance an OSH professional's capacity to facilitate organizational improvement through the integration of multiple management systems and system elements. Specific strategies and examples will be provided to enable OSH professionals to elevate their organizational influence.

    Track

    Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Peter T. Susca

    MS

    1959
    Principal/Owner


    V7104 | Significant Changes to NFPA 70E in 2021: An Inside Look


    September 15, 7:45am - 8:45am

    Sponsored by ClickSafety


    Description

    Get an insider look at the key revisions to the 2021 edition of NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. Build your knowledge of the requirements related to risk assessment, absence of voltage testing and qualified persons.

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management

    Speaker(s)

    Wesley Wheeler

    SMS

    NECA
    Director Safety


    Palmer Hickman

    Electrical Training ALLIANCE
    Director of Safety and Code Training and Curriculum Development


    V7105 | Addicted to Blame: Fix Your Root Cause Analysis and EHS Culture


    September 15, 7:45am - 8:45am


    Description

    We often identify human error as “the” cause of workplace incidents. But do we understand how doing so impacts our efforts to improve safety performance? Learn the steps you can take to avoid the “addiction to blame” mindset that often undermines safety programs so you can build enduring trust and enhance employee engagement in safety.

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management, Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Phil Mole

    VelocityEHS
    EHS & Sustainability Expert


    Number Session Level Track
    V7101 Facts Can Help to Minimize Fears I Total Worker Health
    V7102 Ergonomics: Performance-Based or Specification-Based Programs? I Risk Assessment & Management, Safety Management Systems
    V7103 Leading Organizational Improvement with One Management System A Safety Management Systems
    V7104 Significant Changes to NFPA 70E in 2021: An Inside Look A Risk Assessment & Management
    V7105 Addicted to Blame: Fix Your Root Cause Analysis and EHS Culture I Risk Assessment & Management, Safety Management Systems
  • September 15, 10:30am - 11:30am

    V7201 | Influential Safety Leadership


    September 15, 10:30am - 11:30am


    Description

    Safety leadership and systems are critical to our success. Explore and learn from a L'OrŽal case study how to define what leadership means to promoting a culture of safety excellence in the context of influencing key decision-makers on matters of organizational safety and health.

    Track

    Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Jay Harf

    Ph.D., CSP, CPEA

    L'Oreal
    Vice President Environment, Health, Safety, and Sustainability


    Regina McMichael

    CSP, CET

    The Learning Factory, Inc.
    President


    Daniel Snyder

    Ed.D., CSP, CET

    SafetyMentor.com
    Owner and Founder


    V7202 | ISO 45001 and Mental Health: Yes, It's In The Standard


    September 15, 10:30am - 11:30am

    Sponsored by Amazon


    Description

    Gain fresh insight on ISO 45001 requirements that can help your organization protect and promote mental health. Explore definitions and process interactions and take away guidance from case studies. Learn to harness the full power of management systems to pursue continual improvement in mental health performance.

    Track

    Safety Management Systems, Total Worker Health

    Speaker(s)

    Rick Gehrke

    MSc

    Intertek Alchemy
    Senior EHS Consultant


    V7203 | Proactive Controls for Transportation Risks


    September 15, 10:30am - 11:30am


    Description

    Each year, 40,000 Americans die in motor vehicle crashes and millions of non-fatal incidents occur, many with lasting affects on organizations and families. Examine how you can apply human and organizational performance (HOP) principles and new technology to improve your organization's safety performance.

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management

    Speaker(s)

    James W. Bayne

    CSP, ARM

    Eastern Alliance Insurance
    Senior Risk Management Consultant


    V7204 | Safety Training: Filling the White Space


    September 15, 10:30am - 11:30am

    Sponsored by Cintas


    Description

    Training alone is about 98% ineffective in achieving meaningful organizational results. By using the "white space" that exists between training activities, you can boost learning, improve retention and reinforce new skills and behaviors that contribute to successful outcomes and enhanced culture.

    Track

    Business & Leadership Skills

    Speaker(s)

    Chris Ross

    CSP

    The Engagement Effect
    CEO


    V7205 | Fall Prevention: Temporary Engineering Controls


    September 15, 10:30am - 11:30am


    Description

    Falls are a leading cause of worker injuries and fatalities. Hear about the latest innovative ways to protect workers from falls and ensure compliance with regulations and discuss best practices for working safely at heights.

    Track

    Fall Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Robert G. Brauch

    Occupational Health and Safety Solutions
    President


    Number Session Level Track
    V7201 Influential Safety Leadership A Safety Management Systems
    V7202 ISO 45001 and Mental Health: Yes, It's In The Standard I Safety Management Systems, Total Worker Health
    V7203 Proactive Controls for Transportation Risks I Risk Assessment & Management
    V7204 Safety Training: Filling the White Space I Business & Leadership Skills
    V7205 Fall Prevention: Temporary Engineering Controls I Fall Protection
  • September 15, 12:15pm - 1:15pm

    V7301 | Empowering Our Craft as Safety Leaders


    September 15, 12:15pm - 1:15pm


    Description

    Front-line supervisors and craft workers understand the technical aspects of safety and have the best knowledge base to effect positive change in safety. Empowering craft workers to be leaders in your safety program can drastically reduce the number of incidents in your workplace.

    Track

    Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Jason Bird

    CHST, SMS

    Kiewit
    District Safety Manager


    Cody Williams

    ASP, CHST

    Mass Electric Industrial
    District Safety Manager


    V7302 | Interesting OSHA Cases From the Field: Part 2


    September 15, 12:15pm - 1:15pm


    Description

    Gain insight from two OSHA field cases that focus on the hazards of landfill landslides and material handling operations in warehouses. Learn about inspection findings, resulting citations and employer abatement efforts, and take away new understanding of OSHA resources available to help your organization prevent these hazards.

    Track

    Business & Leadership Skills, Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Daniel DiBona

    U.S. Department of Labor - OSHA


    Mary Keffer

    U.S. Department of Labor - OSHA


    V7303 | ROC Talk: Risk and Opportunity Conversations in a Positive Culture


    September 15, 12:15pm - 1:15pm


    Description

    Learn about risk and opportunity conversions (ROC Talk) and build your understanding of how it can make your OSH conversations, interactions, discussions and decision-making more consistent, objective and less emotional. Using better risk and opportunity language and terminology can also help you promote a positive safety culture.

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management

    Speaker(s)

    James F. Whiting

    MSc, CPE

    Soteris Pty Ltd
    MD & Principal Risk Engineer


    V7304 | IoT Devices: Creating Opportunities for Safety Professionals


    September 15, 12:15pm - 1:15pm

    Sponsored by Amazon


    Description

    Develop an appreciation for the array of Internet of Things (IoT) tools that apply to OSH. Gain insight from a real-world case study that demonstrates how an insurance carrier leveraged IoT capabilities to help its policy holders improve loss prevention efforts.

    Track

    Business & Leadership Skills

    Speaker(s)

    David Loomis

    CSP, ARM, CPCU

    Chubb
    Risk Specialist


    Aaron J. Kalisher

    CSP, LEED AP

    Chubb
    Executive Risk Engineering Specialist


    V7305 | Introduction to Business Continuity and Pandemic Safety Planning


    September 15, 12:15pm - 1:15pm


    Description

    Explore the key elements of a business continuity plan and develop new understanding of how to address pandemic-specific impacts. Take away tips that will help you create a plan to help your organization respond effectively to any type of business disruption.

    Track

    Risk Assessment & Management, Safety Management Systems

    Speaker(s)

    Albert Roth

    CSP

    BSI EHS Services & Solutions
    Senior Consultant


    Angelo Sanfilippo

    BSI EHS Services & Solutions
    Consulting Specialist


    Number Session Level Track
    V7301 Empowering Our Craft as Safety Leaders I Safety Management Systems
    V7302 Interesting OSHA Cases From the Field: Part 2 I Business & Leadership Skills, Safety Management Systems
    V7303 ROC Talk: Risk and Opportunity Conversations in a Positive Culture I Risk Assessment & Management
    V7304 IoT Devices: Creating Opportunities for Safety Professionals B Business & Leadership Skills
    V7305 Introduction to Business Continuity and Pandemic Safety Planning I Risk Assessment & Management, Safety Management Systems
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  • Avetta
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