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328 | Managing Safety and Health


June 2 - 20, 2018


Description

Analyze the best practices of global leaders in safety, health and environmental management. Explore methods to implement, manage and measure a successful global OSH program within your organization.

Learn to:
• Deliver best safety and health management approaches
• Prevent and control losses
• Manage occupational and environmental health risk
• Measure performance of safety efforts
• Maintain program quality

Instructor(s)

Kathy A. Seabrook, CSP, CFIOSH, EurOSHM, President, Global Solutions, Inc.

Credit

2 Days/1.4 CEUs

328 Managing Safety and Health

Concurrent Sessions

S621 | Musculoskeletal Injury Illness Program for Room Attendants/Housekeepers


June 5, 10:30am - 11:45am


Description

This session will review the development and implementation of the basic elements of a Musculoskeletal Injury Illness program for room attendants and housekeepers, which will assist in identifying and evaluating their exposures.

Track

Ergonomics, Healthcare / Wellness, Industrial Hygiene / Health

Speaker(s)

Manuel G. Samudio

ARM

Chubb North America
Senior Risk Engineer


Annmarie Feeley Jones

CSP

Chubb
Executive Field Specialist – Real Estate and Hospitality


S621 Musculoskeletal Injury Illness Program for Room Attendants/Housekeepers

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Concurrent Sessions

S500 | OSHA Excavation, Trenching, and Shoring – New OSHA Recognition and Emphasis Program


June 4, 10:45am - 11:45am


Description

OSHA announced a new recognition and emphasis program focused on Excavation, Trenching, and Shoring. This should impact many ASSE members and please attend this new session since a representative from OSHA will be making a presentation on the program, its focus, implementation, and ways your organization can participate.

Track

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

Speaker(s)

Alejandro Porter

Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Area Director - San Antonio Office


Victor Ramon

OSHA
Compliance Assistance Specialist


S549 | Key Issue Collaboration Session: What Does Your Risk Register Look Like?


June 4, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sponsored by the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


Description

Participants will be challenged to identify how they choose the risks they feel are important with customers or internally. How they not only identify, but collect, prioritize, analyze, treat and track these risks through an acceptable level of control, and what instruments/methods they use to document these efforts.

Track

Key Issue Collaboration Session

Collaboration Session Coordinator(s)

Robert S. McEldowney

CHST

Applied Safety Management
Safety Consultant


John F. Stevens

CMIOSH, FCIPD, MASSE

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


S574 | ASSE Government Affairs Committee Update


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

Sponsored by the ASSE Government Affairs Committee


Description

Learn how government is affecting safety and health. The Society’s Government Affairs Committee will share the latest from Capitol Hill, safety and health regulatory agencies and the states that could affect the way you practice safety. This session is also an opportunity to share your views on ASSE’s government affairs efforts.

Track

Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

Speaker(s)

C. Gary Lopez

MS, CSP

AJ Gallagher Risk Management Services
Director Risk Control Services


Brenda Zylstra

American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
Manager, Government Affairs & Policy


S576 | Front Lines of Safety Culture Management: Harnessing the Power of Supervisors


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


Description

Sustained improvements in performance require an organization to recognize how culture influences decision-making and implement management strategies. This presentation will establish an understanding of culture and how it influences decision-making, review an example strategy for managing culture, and see how one organization develops their supervisors to play a key role.

Track

Human Behavior, Safety Management

Speaker(s)

Chris Patton

CSP, SMS

UT-Battelle
Director Safety Services Division


S592 | My Brain Made Me Do It: Understanding Psychological Drivers of Employee Behavior


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


Description

Ever wonder why some people's performance excels while others decline when being observed? Understanding WHY behavior differs based on the person and environment is one way to effectively engage with employees and successfully make the connection between people, culture and performance.

Track

Human Behavior

Speaker(s)

Jenny Krasny

Caterpillar Inc.
Senior Safety Consultant


S601 | Seeing is Suspect: Challenges to a Key Element of Hazard Recognition and Control


June 5, 10:30am - 11:45am


Description

One critical line of defense in both organizational and process safety systems is front-line employees' ability to detect and respond appropriately to workplace hazards. A significant part of this person-dependent detection/response process involves human vision. But, what if the human vision system itself is a workplace hazard?

Track

Risk Management / Insurance

Speaker(s)

Rajni Walia

DEKRA


S609 | OSHA's Rapid Response Investigation Process: Tips From Former OSHA Leaders


June 5, 10:30am - 11:45am

Sponsored by the Manufacturing Practice Specialty


Description

Since OSHA's new injury reporting rule took effect, the number of reports has skyrocketed. OSHA's Rapid Response Investigation process shifts the obligation to document what happened, why it happened, and what should be done to prevent recurrence to the employer. Former OSHA leaders will offer tips for preparing effective reports.

Track

Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

Speaker(s)

Tom Bielema

Safety Controls Technology
Regional Director


Nick Walters

CHST

Safety Controls Technology
Vice President


S651 | Contracting, Indemnity and Insurance Issues for Safety Consultants


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


Description

Form contracts are often negotiable. It is important to know your rights, as the law provides that certain purportedly imposed obligations or liabilities not enforceable. These factors interact with insurance rights and obligations. The Presenter has years of experience defending safety consultants, advising them on contracts, and addressing insurance coverage.

Track

Business Skills & Personal Development

Speaker(s)

Larry A. Hoellwarth

J.D.

Karbal, Cohen, Economou, Silk, Dunne, LLC
Member (Partner)


Sarah A. Johnson

J.D.

Karbal, Cohen, Economou, Silk, Dunne, LLC
Partner


S704 | Constructive Challenge - Increase Engagement, Increase Results


June 6, 7:45am - 9:00am


Description

Constructive Challenge There are two things the highest performing organizations do better than the others: Collaboration and Innovation. In this interactive skills-based workshop, you will discover how leaders can cultivate courage in their employees that leads to a culture of highly engaged and innovative leaders and teams.

Track

Business Skills & Personal Development, Executive

Speaker(s)

Carter Evans

Global Performance Group
Vice President, Client Solutions


S751 | The 7 Qualities of Outstanding Safety Professionals


June 6, 1:45pm - 2:45pm

Sponsored by the Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group


Description

Did you know technical expertise is rarely the differentiator between the average and outstanding OSH professional? Presented by leaders in public and private sectors, you'll learn the qualities necessary for success. Whether a young professional or experienced in the field, you'll learn what it takes to lead in OSH today!

Track

Business Skills & Personal Development

Speaker(s)

Cece M. Weldon

CSP, CHST, ARM

AECOM
Vice President Corporate Safety, Health & Environment


Joshua J. Franklin

CSP, CET, ARM-E

United States Air Force
Safety Career Field Manager


S500 OSHA Excavation, Trenching, and Shoring – New OSHA Recognition and Emphasis Program
Formerly: OSHA Excavation, Trenching and Shoring
S549 Key Issue Collaboration Session: What Does Your Risk Register Look Like?
Formerly: S574
S574 ASSE Government Affairs Committee Update
Formerly: Key Issue Collaboration Session – What Does Your Risk Register Look Like?
S576 Front Lines of Safety Culture Management: Harnessing the Power of Supervisors
Formerly: Goal Setting: Practical Applications to Improve Organizational Performance
S592 My Brain Made Me Do It: Understanding Psychological Drivers of Employee Behavior
Formerly: 5 Generations in the Work Force – The Challenge is Real
S601 Seeing is Suspect: Challenges to a Key Element of Hazard Recognition and Control
Formerly: Best Practices for Protection of the Public on or near Construction Sites
S609 OSHA's Rapid Response Investigation Process: Tips From Former OSHA Leaders
Formerly: Injury Underreporting: Problems and Solutions
S651 Contracting, Indemnity and Insurance Issues for Safety Consultants
Formerly: The 7 Qualities of Outstanding Safety Professionals
S704 Constructive Challenge - Increase Engagement, Increase Results
Formerly: Media Relations: When the Press Knocks on Your Door
S751 The 7 Qualities of Outstanding Safety Professionals
Formerly: Employment Law and How to Apply It To Your Business

ASSP Thanks Its Sponsors

Diamond

  • Safestart - Diamond Sponsor
  • CLMI - Diamond Sponsor
  • BCSP - Diamond Sponsor

Centennial

  • Grainger - Centennial Sponsor
  • Cintas - Centennial Sponsor
  • Clicksafety - Diamond Sponsor
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