Executive Summit

The Executive Summit Panel

The Summit provides attendees the perspective of industry and corporate leaders in regards to the OSH profession. Understanding this perspective significantly benefits OSH professionals and improves their effectiveness in directing safety and health programs in their organizations.

    Topics that are typically addressed:
  • Safety as a fundamental value in an organization
  • The business impact of safety and health on an organization
  • The role that safety and health professionals play in an organization
  • How organizations address risk
  • How should safety and health professionals best use their influence
  • The effects that sustainability efforts are having on organizations
  • The personal commitment of senior management to safety
    Last years’ panel included:
  • Ray Bagley, Vice President of Operations (Trades), Newport News Shipbuilding
  • Rick A Frazier, Chief Product Supply and Service Officer, The Coca Cola Company
  • Kimberly S. Greene, Chief Operating Officer and EVP, Southern Company
  • Randy Neuhaus, President/CEO, S&ME Inc.
  • Kenneth J. Rueter, President, UCOR
    Sample of previous participating companies
  • ABB
  • Bechtel Group, Inc.
  • Black & Veatch
  • Boeing Commercial Airplane
  • CITGO Petroleum
  • CleanHarbors Environmental Services
  • Commonwealth Edison Company
  • Disney World
  • Dow Chemical
  • Kraft Foods
  • L.L. Bean
  • Liberty Mutual Group
  • Lockton Companies
  • NASA
  • Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding
  • Perdue Farms
  • Quality Pork Processors
  • Turner Construction
  • United Airlines
  • URS
  • Weyerhaeuser
  • WRS Compass

ASSE Thanks Its Sponsors


  • Safestart - Diamond Sponsor
  • ProcessMAP - Diamond Sponsor
  • Clicksafety - Diamond Sponsor


  • Cintas - Centennial Sponsor
  • CLMI - Centennial Sponsor
  • Grainger - Centennial Sponsor

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February 10-16, 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada

About Safety 2017

For more than 50 years, the ASSE’s Professional Development Conference has been and will continue to be the direct reflection of what is taking place in the occupational, safety and health industry.

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