Roundtables

Let your safety knowledge shine in a Key Issue Roundtable Workshop! Do you have a lesson learned you want to share? Are you looking to meet others with similar interests? Then this year's Key Issue Roundtable Workshops are for you! They’ll be hosted by the ASSE Practice Specialties and Common Interest Groups – but YOU’RE the one that makes the learning magic happen!

  • 523 | Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: Safety Climate & Safety Culture During Economic Downturns


    June 20, 10:45am - 11:45am

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


    Description

    What happens to safety during an economic downturn? How do you help employees focus on safety when their thoughts may be on job security? In this session, participants will look at the challenges and try to come up with solutions. Attendees will share their experiences and best practices while coming up with ways to improve the safety climate during economic downturns.

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    Key Issue Roundtables

    Roundtable Coordinator(s)

    Monique Parker | Albemarle, HSE Manager

    Daniel E. Osadiaye | Talon Global Services, Safety Trainer

    547 | Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: The Great Sit/Stand Workstation Debate: Advantages, Disadvantages and Solutions for Implementation


    June 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Sponsored by the Ergonomics Practice Specialty


    Description

    You've probably seen them, the contraptions that allow people to sit or stand at their office workstations. Well a current question on the minds of workplace ergonomists is if these popular devices are actually doing any good? In this session, the pros, cons, and best practices of managing sit/stand workstations will be explored. Attendees will discuss current findings and develop a set of best practice guidelines.

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    Key Issue Roundtables

    Roundtable Coordinator(s)

    Rachel Michael | Aon Risk Solutions, Ergonomics Thought Leadership

    Jessica Ellison | BSI EHS Services and Solutions, Northern California Regional Sales Manager, Principal Consultant

    572 | Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: Dropped Object Incident Prevention Techniques in the Oil and Gas Industry


    June 20, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Oil & Gas Practice Specialty


    Description

    Oil industry injury statistics indicate that dropped objects on oil & gas drilling and production sites are the major cause of High Potential (HIPO) incidents that result in serious injury or fatality. Trends indicate that these types of incidents are actually increasing. Practices and procedures the industry uses to prevent dropped object related incidents will be discussed. This session will explore and document the various methods and tools used to combat this growing problem.

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    Key Issue Roundtables

    Roundtable Coordinator(s)

    Jeffrey Bowen Gosney | Paragon Offshore, Global Director Process Safety and HSE Audits

    Edward H. Grosse | Shell Oil Company, Safety Specialist

    597 | Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: Going Paperless with Safety


    June 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group


    Description

    All too often safety professionals are left with mounds of paper permits, audits, and procedures that are hard to collect, organize and measure. With readily available mobile tools, it doesn't have to be that way! Tools and best practices that you're already using to better manage safety more effectively using technology will be shared, and a paper developed that can be shared with the wider OSH community.

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    Key Issue Roundtables

    Roundtable Coordinator(s)

    Robert Blake Jones | AECOM, ES&H Specialist II

    Emily M. Becker | LMI Aerospace, EHS Engineer

    623 | Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: Lessons Learned: Tips Related to Proposal Writing, Invoicing and Other "Necessary Evils"


    June 21, 10:30am - 11:45am

    Sponsored by the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

    You're a consultant (or maybe thinking about taking the plunge). You love working with your clients, but how do you handle the other aspects of the job like business plan development, invoicing, paying the bills, and other "necessary evils"? Attendees will share lessons learned from all types of consulting work and come up with best practices that can be shared with others in the field.

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    Key Issue Roundtables

    Roundtable Coordinator(s)

    Abby Ferri | The Ferri Group LLC, CEO/Chief Consultant

    Gregory G. Zigulis | Sixthsense Safety Solutions, President

    647 | Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: Management of Fatigued Driving


    June 21, 3:00pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Transportation Practice Specialty


    Description

    What actions has your company taken to manage fatigued driving? Do you have a written plan, training, top management support, review of dispatch to reduce fatigue, sleep apnea detection, or review of fatigue exposures post-accident? Participants will share best practices and learn how others are addressing this issue.

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    Key Issue Roundtables

    Roundtable Coordinator(s)

    Remi P. Fleuette | HP Hood LLC, Director EHS

    Tracy O. Linhart | Breakthru Beverage Florida, Director of Safety

    672 | Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: Best Practices & Hurdles Implementing EHS-Related ISO Programs


    June 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Sponsored by the Environmental Practice Specialty


    Description

    Developing and implementing ISO programs related to environmental, health, safety, security and/or sustainability (such as ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001 and others) are not easy processes. Help ensure an easier road to certification in this timely workshop-style discussion! Attendees will share successes as well as hurdles encountered from implementing some type of OHSMS.

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    Key Issue Roundtables

    Roundtable Coordinator(s)

    Heather L. Ingraham | Enablon, Sr. Product Manager

    Jessica Jannaman | DURA, Senior Manager - EHS North America

    723 | Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: Strategy, Persuasion and Influence - How to Be Seen and Heard as a Leader


    June 22, 7:45am - 9:00am

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


    Description

    Leadership in the OSH field is key to ensuring Safety success. Attendees will participate in identifying and developing ideas around strategy, persuasion and influence that everyone can take away with them and employ both at work, and in their personal life too!

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    Key Issue Roundtables

    Roundtable Coordinator(s)

    Regina McMichael | The Learning Factory, Inc., President

    Kelly A. Bernish | City of Fort Collins, Director, Safety Security & Risk Management

    747 | Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: Effective Risk Assessment Techniques


    June 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Sponsored by the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    Effective risk assessment techniques are becoming essential for today’s ever growing and evolving safety professional. This session will discuss the pros and cons of effective risk assessment techniques in both small and large group settings. Risk assessment workshops and facilitation best practices will be discussed and shared.

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    Key Issue Roundtables

    Roundtable Coordinator(s)

    Greg B. Griffith | Chubb Insurance, Senior Risk Management Specialist

    Stephanie M. Gurnari | Chubb Group Insurance Company, Loss Control Area Manager

    772 | Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: Employer Best Practices When Recreational Marijuana Use is Legal


    June 22, 1:45pm - 2:45pm

    Sponsored by the Military Branch of the Public Sector Practice Specialty


    Description

    Recreational marijuana use is legal in the state of Colorado - one of several states where recreational or medical use is now allowed. Even if your state isn't among them today, there's a good chance it will be tomorrow. As an employer, what's your plan to address this? Attendees will share both proactive and reactive employer approaches to working with employees who are living in states where recreational use is legal. A list of practices that can be shared with other OSH professionals facing this same challenge will be developed.

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    Key Issue Roundtables

    Roundtable Coordinator(s)

    Leo J. DeBobes | Stony Brook University, Assistant Administrator Safety & Plant Op Environmental Health Advisor

    Shawn T. Lewis | S&J Lewis Consulting Solutions, Safety & Occupational Health Manager

    Tuesday, June 20

    523 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
    Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: Safety Climate & Safety Culture During Economic Downturns

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

    547 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: The Great Sit/Stand Workstation Debate: Advantages, Disadvantages and Solutions for Implementation

    Sponsored by the Ergonomics Practice Specialty

    572 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
    Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: Dropped Object Incident Prevention Techniques in the Oil and Gas Industry

    Sponsored by the Oil & Gas Practice Specialty

    597 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: Going Paperless with Safety

    Sponsored by the Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group

    Wednesday, June 21

    623 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
    Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: Lessons Learned: Tips Related to Proposal Writing, Invoicing and Other "Necessary Evils"

    Sponsored by the Consultants Practice Specialty

    647 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
    Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: Management of Fatigued Driving

    Sponsored by the Transportation Practice Specialty

    672 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: Best Practices & Hurdles Implementing EHS-Related ISO Programs

    Sponsored by the Environmental Practice Specialty

    Thursday, June 22

    723 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM
    Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: Strategy, Persuasion and Influence - How to Be Seen and Heard as a Leader

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

    747 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: Effective Risk Assessment Techniques

    Sponsored by the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty

    772 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
    Key Issue Roundtable Workshop: Employer Best Practices When Recreational Marijuana Use is Legal

    Sponsored by the Military Branch of the Public Sector Practice Specialty

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