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  • June 4, 10:45am - 11:45am

    S501 | Situational Leadership and the Safety Leader


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


    Description

    This session is designed to build awareness around the need to increase the frequency and quality of conversations about safety performance between managers and the people they work with. An overview of SLII® theory through the lens of a safety leader using case studies and examples will be provided.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Rodney E. Grieve

    BRANTA Worldwide, Inc.
    Facilitator


    S502 | Ready, Set, Engage!


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

    Sponsored by the Blacks in Safety Engineering (BISE), Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) Common Interest Groups


    Description

    This session looks at the impact of employee engagement on performance and productivity and provides attendees with practical strategies to help create engagement and a culture that values all stakeholders and is designed for mutual long-term success.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Executive, Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Julius E. Rhodes

    mpr group
    Founder and Principal


    S503 | Construction Safety Forum


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


    Description

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    Rick C. Zellen

    Zurich Services Corporation
    Senior Risk Engineer


    TBD

    S504 | Concurrent Incident Command Systems - Part 1


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

    Sponsored by the Fire Protection, Public Sector Practice Specialties


    Description

    This session, the first of three, will mentor the safety professional in the mandated FEMA incident command system courses, guiding the student to successful completion of the FEMA test. Participants will be prepared for interactions with local, state and federal emergency responders.

    Track

    Emergency Management / Security, Fire Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Edward L. Zimmermann

    EnLink Midstream
    Safety Specialist


    Leo J. DeBobes

    Stony Brook University Hospital
    Asst. Administrator, Emergency Management and Regulatory Compliance


    Gabriel F. Miehl

    GE Transportation
    Senior Health and Safety Manager


    S505 | Communicating the Value of Ergonomics to Stakeholders


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

    Sponsored by the Ergonomics Practice Specialty


    Description

    Effectively communicating the value of ergonomics to senior executives is critical when investing in a new process or supporting an established one. Attendees will develop a business case for initiating and deploying a sustainable, results-driven ergonomics process.

    Track

    Ergonomics

    Speaker(s)

    Winnie Ip

    Humantech
    Vice President


    Walt Rostykus

    Humantech
    Principal Ergonomist


    S506 | Private Sector's Role in Reducing Risks for Responding Firefighters


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

    Sponsored by the Fire Protection Practice Specialty


    Description

    The private sector has a significant responsibility in the safety of firefighters, and much of that work must be done long before the fire ever occurs. This session will review basic fireground operations, and case studies involving tragedies to provide guidance on how to mitigate some of those inherent risks.

    Track

    Fire Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Frank J. Baker

    Eastern Alliance Insurance / ProAssurance
    Manager of Regional Risk Management


    S507 | Case Study: Proven Best Practices and Strategies for Healthcare Injury Reduction


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

    Sponsored by the Healthcare Practice Specialty


    Description

    Leading healthcare organizations are reducing injuries, increasing productivity, and ultimately improving patient care experience. This session provides a unique glimpse into the best practices and proven strategies top hospitals are using. Presented as a case study, this session will walk you through the steps driving significant improvements.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Dale R. Goss

    British Standards Institute
    Principal Consultant


    S508 | Seven C's for Safety Success: Leading the Achievement of an Injury-Free Culture


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


    Description

    An injury-free workplace requires widespread and effective engagement of people giving their best efforts for their safety and the safety of others. This research-based presentation will illustrate how seven C-words reflect practical strategies for addressing the critical human side of injury prevention: Communication, Courage, Commitment, Competence, Choice, Community, and Compassion.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    E. Scott Geller

    Virginia Tech
    Distinguished Professor


    S509 | The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: IAQ Office and Industrial Case Studies


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

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


    Description

    Indoor air quality (IAQ) issues create significant amounts of workers' compensation claims, productivity loss and hysteria, which only escalate if unaddressed. Ineffective investigation and management can derail productivity and worsen injury potential. Diverse case studies will be presented, all of which were RESOLVED! Effective tips on investigation and management will be shared.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    Louise E. Vallee

    Crum and Forster
    Risk Engineering Director


    S510 | Best Practice Contractor Management in Oil & Gas Including Geophysical Sector


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

    Sponsored by the Oil & Gas Practice Specialty


    Description

    A review of the oil and gas industries best practice on contractor management, and how this has been taken further by the geophysical sector developing model schedules. Client and contractor collaboration is a key success factor discussed, as well as the pros and cons of using third-party prequalification services.

    Track

    Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources

    Speaker(s)

    Ian M. Threadgold

    Threadgold Safety Management
    Principal Consultant


    L. John Barrett

    BHP Petroleum
    Senior HSE Specialist


    S511 | The New "Treacherous Triangle": OSHA, ADA and Medical Marijuana


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

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


    Description

    Safety professionals and HR managers must work in a coordinated manner to manage occupational risks arising from workers with disabilities or who may use medical marijuana. Learn how these laws interface with OSHA's General Duty Clause and drug-testing provisions.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Adele L. Abrams

    Law Office of Adele L. Abrams, P.C.
    President


    S512 | Risk Pathways and Cascading Effects - Assessing and Communicating Risk


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

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee and the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    Risk communication is required to reduce uncertainty and manage risks. A sequence of modified risk assessment methods can be used to effectively communicate risk and its required treatment to decision makers by presenting the linkage between operational risk, safety, health and environmental (SH&E) risk, business risk, and enterprise risk management.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Bruce K. Lyon

    Hays Companies
    Vice President, Risk Management Services


    Georgi Popov

    University of Central Missouri
    Professor of Safety Sciences


    S513 | The 3rd Dimension of Risk Assessment


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


    Description

    Traditional risk assessments use the probability and severity of a potential injury to determine the overall level of risk, however it's missing a third critical dimension. This session will discuss the third dimension, and how it will enhance your risk assessments to be more robust and effective.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Larry Wilson

    SafeStart®
    CEO


    S514 | Change Metrics: Begin Changing Your Safety Culture from Compliance to Risk-based


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


    Description

    Hear how one large organization (U.S. Navy Pacific Fleet) used multiple leading metrics to drive change in its occupational safety and health culture from compliance to risk reduction. Medical monitoring and exposure data had always been collected, but the new metrics emphasized a focus on prevention efforts.

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Greg W. Cook

    Pacific Fleet, U.S. Navy
    Director, Safety and Occupational Health


    Paul A. Esposito

    STAR Consultants, Inc.
    President


    S515 | Critical Analysis - Deep Water Horizon Movie from a Safety Professional Perspective


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


    Description

    A critical analysis and discussion of the 2016 Deep Water Horizon movie will be conducted from the perspective of a safety professional, and where he or she can and should fit into the complex decision-making of high risk situations. This will be a role play opportunity.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Joel M. Haight

    University of Pittsburgh
    Professor of Industrial Engineering


    S516 | ANSI Z10 Case Study: Eight Years at the Crossroads of Culture and Strategy


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

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    This session provides a real world transformative evolution from a dysfunctional compliance model to a strategic systems thinking approach. Focusing on the high impact elements of the Z10 standard, strategies for implementation and sustainability of a safety management system will be provided.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    John T. Bennett

    M.C. Dean
    Vice President


    Aaron C. Schoemaker

    M.C. Dean
    Safety Director


    S517 | L'Oréal and the Hummingbird - Beauty in Safety


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

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


    Description

    This session is aimed at the passionate enthusiasts that believe a zero incident state is achievable, and will demonstrate key principals and examples for success used in the L'Oréal Americas EHS&S System. L'Oréal's focus on the hummingbird enables the continuous improvement process for safety and the mission of positive human impact.

    Track

    Executive, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Jay R. Harf

    L'Oreal Operations Americas
    VP Environment, Health, Safety, Sustainability & Security


    Kristin K. Herman

    L'Oreal Operations Americas
    Director, Health, Safety, Sustainability & Security


    S518 | Guide to NFPA 70E Policies and Best Practices


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


    Description

    The need for clear and concise written policies that effectively communicate a company's commitment to safety will be discussed. By following the standards developed by consensus, and also developing best practice guidelines, electrical safe work practices and procedures by employees can be achieved.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Wesley L. Wheeler

    National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)
    Director of Safety


    S519 | The A1264.1 Standard - Wall and Roof Openings; Stairs and Guardrail/Handrails


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

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    This discussion and presentation will address the major concerns and issues with A1264.1 and walking/working surfaces. This standard impacts all ASSE members, and these hazards and exposures are addressed by all members and OSH Professionals.

    Track

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

    Speaker(s)

    Jim D. Smith

    Arthur J Gallagher & Co.
    Director, Risk Control Services


    S520 | ISO/ANSI/ASSE 45001 Forum - PDC 2017 Significant and Future Impact on Safety


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

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    This session will address the proposed ISO 45001 Standard, its current framework, scope, and its impact as a OSH cutting edge issue for the OSH profession on a global basis.

    Track

    International, Safety Management, Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Vic M. Toy

    Insyst OH&S
    Principal


    Todd Hohn

    Pacific Gas and Electric Company
    Senior Director of Safety and Health


    James Howe

    Safety Solutions
    Principal


    Kathy A. Seabrook

    Global Solutions, Inc.
    President


    S521 | Understanding the Safety Benefit of Commercial Trucking Technology


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

    Sponsored by the Transportation Practice Specialty


    Description

    Participants will understand how to evaluate and choose vehicle technology for larger commercial trucks. Learn what each type of technology will do for your type of operation, and which one might have a better return on investment for your fleet. Stay abreast of the changes in fleet technology.

    Track

    Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Brian S. Hammer

    Consultant
    Senior


    S522 | Fundamentals of SH&E: Hazard Identification and Control


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


    Description

    This presentation will address essential elements of hazard identification and how hazards can be defined, eliminated or controlled. The major sources of hazards; systematic methods of evaluating them; system safety concepts; accidents and incidents defined; and the fundamental elements of accident/incident investigations will also be covered.

    Track

    Fundamentals

    Speaker(s)

    David F. Coble

    Coble, Taylor & Jones Safety Associates, LLC
    President


    S523 | Global OSH Collaboration


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


    Description

    In this session International delegates will have the opportunity to discuss the challenges faced, identify strategies, and explore collaboration opportunities in health and safety.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Speaker(s)

    TBD

    S524 | Health Risks For Utility Workers


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


    Description

    Utility Workers are exposed to unusual health risks due to the nature of their work. While most organizations have excelled at injury prevention, the assessment and control of health risks is less robust. Participants will discuss priority health risks for utility workers and will share best practices.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Speaker(s)

    TBD

    Number Session Level Track
    S501 Situational Leadership and the Safety Leader I Business Skills & Personal Development
    S502 Ready, Set, Engage! I Business Skills & Personal Development, Executive, Training / Education
    S503 Construction Safety Forum Construction
    S504 Concurrent Incident Command Systems - Part 1 B Emergency Management / Security, Fire Protection
    S505 Communicating the Value of Ergonomics to Stakeholders E Ergonomics
    S506 Private Sector's Role in Reducing Risks for Responding Firefighters I Fire Protection
    S507 Case Study: Proven Best Practices and Strategies for Healthcare Injury Reduction I Healthcare / Wellness
    S508 Seven C's for Safety Success: Leading the Achievement of an Injury-Free Culture I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S509 The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: IAQ Office and Industrial Case Studies I Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S510 Best Practice Contractor Management in Oil & Gas Including Geophysical Sector I Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources
    S511 The New "Treacherous Triangle": OSHA, ADA and Medical Marijuana I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S512 Risk Pathways and Cascading Effects - Assessing and Communicating Risk I Risk Assessment
    S513 The 3rd Dimension of Risk Assessment I Risk Assessment
    S514 Change Metrics: Begin Changing Your Safety Culture from Compliance to Risk-based A Risk Management / Insurance
    S515 Critical Analysis - Deep Water Horizon Movie from a Safety Professional Perspective I Safety Management
    S516 ANSI Z10 Case Study: Eight Years at the Crossroads of Culture and Strategy A Safety Management
    S517 L'Oréal and the Hummingbird - Beauty in Safety A Executive, Safety Management
    S518 Guide to NFPA 70E Policies and Best Practices A Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S519 The A1264.1 Standard - Wall and Roof Openings; Stairs and Guardrail/Handrails I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector, Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S520 ISO/ANSI/ASSE 45001 Forum - PDC 2017 Significant and Future Impact on Safety I International, Safety Management, Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S521 Understanding the Safety Benefit of Commercial Trucking Technology B Transportation
    S522 Fundamentals of SH&E: Hazard Identification and Control B Fundamentals
    S523 Global OSH Collaboration Key Issue Collaboration Session
    S524 Health Risks For Utility Workers Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 4, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    S525 | How Safety Management Systems can be Integrated into Profit Driven Workplaces


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


    Description

    Join this discussion of the business case for integrating a safety management system such as ANSI/ASSE Z10 or ISO 45001 into the long term planning and cost justification functions of profit driven companies. Strategies presented to integrate safety systems into business goals will speak to both large and small organizations.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Executive

    Speaker(s)

    Todd Grover

    The Master Lock Company
    Global Senior Manager - Applied Safety Solutions


    S526 | Contemporary Metrics for the Contemporary Safety Professional: The New ANSI Z16


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

    Sponsored by the ASSE Government Affairs Committee


    Description

    This presentation will cover the new ANSI Z16 standard, which is intended to address the metrics of the future to be used by safety professionals. These metrics will cover not just traditional lagging indicators, but also leading indicators, and the use of the dollar sign as a metric.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    C. Gary Lopez

    AJ Gallagher Risk Management Services
    Director Risk Control Services


    S527 | Women in Construction: Case Studies on Health, Safety and Workplace Culture


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

    Sponsored by the Blacks in Safety Engineering (BISE), Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) Common Interest Groups and the Construction Practice Specialty


    Description

    Through an examination of unique case studies, safety professionals will discover the hazards and gender specific barriers facing women in construction. Construction is a career field not traditionally gender diverse, with 11 men for every woman. As construction begins an economic recovery the field offers greater opportunity for women.

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    Reagan Branch

    Pyramid Safety & Health Solutions Inc.
    Owner


    Crystal D. Turner-Moffatt

    CDT EHS Consulting LLC
    President


    S528 | Environmental Regulations - A Whirlwind Tour


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


    Description

    Take a whirlwind tour through the fascinating world of environmental regulations. Gain a basic understanding of major regulations covering air, water, waste management, and emergency planning. Find out why the regulations exist, what they regulate, and how they work so you can determine how they might impact you.

    Track

    Environment / Hazardous Material

    Speaker(s)

    Susie L. Vader



    S529 | Activity-Permissive Environments: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly


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


    Description

    With obesity and MSDs being such problems with the current U.S. workforce, there is an overflow of information on intervention methods for increasing worker activity within the work environment. Come learn about the state of intervention methodologies and receive guidance on current best practices for creating a more activity-permissive environment.

    Track

    Ergonomics

    Speaker(s)

    Mark E. Benden

    Texas A&M University
    Associate Professor


    Adam W. Pickens

    Texas A&M University
    Assistant Professor


    S530 | Top 5 Ways to Mitigate Combustible Dust Hazards


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

    Sponsored by the Fire Protection Practice Specialty


    Description

    There is a myriad of unknown methods that are available for mitigating combustible dust hazards. This presentation will discuss the most effective ways to mitigate these hazards using both common and uncommon hazard mitigation methods. Examples of how performance-based design methods are used will also be discussed.

    Track

    Fire Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Jason P. Reason

    Lewellyn Technology
    Senior Vice President / Consultant


    S531 | Situational Awareness: The Often Overlooked Hazard Control


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

    Sponsored by the Healthcare Practice Specialty


    Description

    In healthcare, culture change is needed for employees to identify hazards variable to each patient in real time, locate the appropriate hazard control, and use it before an incident occurs. Even with pristine compliance, this situational awareness is necessary. Using a 'playbook' approach, this can be taught.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Cory B. Worden

    Memorial Hermann Health System
    Manager, System Safety


    S532 | Consistent Execution of Safety Management Systems through Behavioral Science


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


    Description

    Even very sophisticated Safety Management Systems (SMS) are often missing one very crucial component - a process to ensure consistent use of the tools and processes that make up the SMS. This session will explore how a better understanding and application of behavioral science can increase the effectiveness of any SMS.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Judy L. Agnew

    Aubrey Daniels International
    Sr. Vice President, Safety Solutions


    S533 | Are There Gaps in Your Safety Systems? Targeting Behavioral Variance


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

    Sponsored by the Academics, Oil & Gas Practice Specialties


    Description

    Reducing serious injuries requires addressing sources of behavioral variance in context of high-risk tasks while taking advantage of opportunities to build situational awareness as workers approach hazardous tasks. This presentation proposes a next-generation task-specific deep-dive for your behavioral safety process that has implications for both personal and process safety.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Timothy D. Ludwig

    Appalachian State University
    Professor


    S534 | Evaluation of COPD Morbidity by Industry, Occupation and Specific Hazards


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

    Sponsored by the Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty


    Description

    Is your industry, occupation, or specific exposure a risk for COPD? Analytical results of hierarchical or multi-stage modeling of national cohort data to examine the relationship of occupational exposures by industry, occupation, and specific hazard with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) morbidity will be discussed.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    Jennifer S. Rous

    University of Maryland - College Park
    Assistant Director, Risk Management


    S535 | Common Occupational and Environmental Exposures in Gas and Oil Extraction


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

    Sponsored by the Industrial Hygiene, Oil & Gas Practice Specialties


    Description

    Technological oil and gas extraction advances have unleashed a bonanza of exploration and development. Heightened public concern makes it one of the most scrutinized sectors of private industry, mandating companies assess and manage all SHE exposures and assure any environmental releases are quickly and efficiently brought under control.

    Track

    Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources

    Speaker(s)

    Jeremy M. Slagley

    Air Force Institute of Technology
    Assistant Professor


    Helmut Paschold

    Indiana University of Pennsylvania
    Associate Professor


    S536 | Respiratory Protection Program Development and Administration


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

    Sponsored by the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

    This session provides the necessary information to develop, implement, administer, and properly sustain a respiratory protection program. The general requirements and administrative aspects of a respiratory protection program to include training, evaluation, fit-testing, cleaning, maintenance, record-keeping, emerging technology issues and CBRNE emergency response requirements will be covered in detail.

    Track

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

    Speaker(s)

    Dennis A. Terpin

    University of Illinois at Chicago
    Senior Industrial Hygienist/Emergency Manager


    S537 | The Missing Link in Risk Assessment


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


    Description

    Risk assessment tools are common in the EH&S field, but do traditional approaches to this process include all factors? The initial focus on probability and severity is obviously proper and correct, however if this analysis is expanded to include human error, the process becomes much more robust and effective.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Danny W. Smith

    Danny W Smith Consulting Services, LLC
    Owner/President


    S538 | The Big Switch: Why You Need to Shift Your Organization from Compliance to Risk


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

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) Common Interest Group and the Consultants and Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialties


    Description

    The OSH profession has been undergoing a transformation away from injury-based/compliance-based programs to the development of safety management systems focusing on continuous improvement and risk reduction. This presentation will provide five critical and immediate actions OSH professionals need to take to begin to lead the shift in their organization.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Pam Walaski

    GAI Consultants, Inc.
    Director, Health and Safety


    S539 | OSH Professionals: Understanding Ethical Responsibilities and Legal Liabilities


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


    Description

    OSH Professionals face dilemmas in enforcing safety regulations when confronted with workers or management that may not want to follow their guidance. This presentation discusses both the ethical side of the decisions to be made and the legal ramifications of those decisions.

    Track

    Executive, Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Trish Ennis

    Holmes Murphy
    Senior Loss Control Consultant


    Kristin R. White

    Jackson Kelly
    Attorney


    S540 | How to Obtain and Use Data and Science to Improve Safety Cultures and Results


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

    Sponsored by the Management Practice Specialty


    Description

    In recent years, we have seen demonstration after demonstration of the limitations of the measures most businesses use to measure and improve their safety processes and results. This session describes a different, proven process, to measure and improve your safety culture and reduce accidents. A true New Generation approach.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Patrick T. Ragan

    Ragan Safety Services LLC
    Executive Member


    Brooks Carder

    Carder and Associates, LLC
    Principal


    S541 | Change Management for Safety Professionals


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

    Sponsored by the Consultants, Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Chris Ross

    The Engagement Effect
    CEO/President


    S542 | Safety Origami - A Mind Puzzle for the 21st Century


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


    Description

    Where do we go from here? Shaking off Heinrich's pyramid is a starting point. This presentation explores how safety has evolved over the past century and dares us to think about what is needed in the future. The profession must move toward reliable and consistent incident prevention competency.

    Track

    Safety Management, Sustainability / Human Capital

    Speaker(s)

    Michael A. Fleming

    Decision Point Associates, Inc.
    CEO / Principal Consultant


    S543 | Elevate Safety: The Integration of Drones in the Wireless Ecosystem


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


    Description

    Participants will learn the safety and efficiency benefits associated with the integration of drones, highlight the current regulatory environment related to commercial drone operations, and examine all of the present and future applications associated with drone utilization in the wireless industry.

    Track

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

    Speaker(s)

    Todd Schlekeway

    National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE)
    Executive Director


    S544 | Life Safety Code Standard Committee Activity


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

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    A discussion of the NFPA Life Safety Code and its relevance to the safety of the occupants of buildings during emergencies. The focus will be on the activities of the mercantile and business committee within the Life Safety Code.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    David A. Dodge

    SFC
    Loss Control Consultant


    S545 | ANSI/ASSE Z359 Fall Protection and Restraint Forum


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

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    The ANSI/ASSE Z359 Fall Protection Code provides an overall blueprint to help prevent injuries and illnesses that result when workers fall from heights. This session will provide information to move your own fall protection and restraint programs forward.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Tim Fisher

    ASSE - Standards Development and Technical Services
    Director, Standards Development and Technical Services


    Kevin B. Denis

    Gravitec Systems, Inc.
    Director of Special Projects


    Arnie Galpin

    SPANCO Rigid Lifelines
    Engineering Manager


    Thomas Kramer

    LJB Inc.
    Principal


    Randall Wingfield

    Gravitec Systems, Inc.
    President & Z359 Chair


    S546 | Create a Focused Strategy for Healthy Aging in the Workplace


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

    Sponsored by the Ergonomics, Management Practice Specialties


    Description

    Are you prepared to address the needs of an aging workforce? Explore physiological changes associated with aging; dispel myths based on new research; and distinguish between modifiable vs. non-modifiable changes. Learn techniques to promote healthy aging and injury prevention. Discuss how to develop a site specific strategy to support graceful aging.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness, Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Peggy E. Ross

    Baxter Healthcare Corporation
    Senior Corporate Manager, EHS


    Teresa L. Jeka

    Baxter Healthcare
    Regional Occupational Health Manager


    S547 | Safety Training Ninja 2.0: Master of PowerPoint


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

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Engineering (WISE), Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Groups and the Construction and Consultants Practice Specialties


    Description

    Focusing exclusively on PowerPoint, Ninja 2.0 will show how to be efficient, effective and interesting in your PowerPoint design. Learn about images, templates, smartArt, color palettes, tips, tricks and more to make you presentation awesome! Anyone who uses PowerPoint should attend this fast paced, interactive program. Free job-aid!

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Regina McMichael

    The Learning Factory, Inc.
    President


    S548 | Reviewing and Negotiating a Consulting Agreement


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


    Description

    Your prospective client has sent you their boilerplate contract to review and sign. Do you know what to look for? Good contracts protect both the client and the consultant; but too often, boilerplate contracts are very one-sided or they may have been written with a different type of work in mind. As consultants, we need to learn a few key legal concepts and become comfortable negotiating agreements that protect ourselves and our businesses. In this session participants will review and discuss: essential elements that should be included in every consulting agreement; conditions that should be warning flags; and how to propose and negotiate changes that can help protect us should something go wrong.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Speaker(s)

    TBD

    Number Session Level Track
    S525 How Safety Management Systems can be Integrated into Profit Driven Workplaces I Business Skills & Personal Development, Executive
    S526 Contemporary Metrics for the Contemporary Safety Professional: The New ANSI Z16 I Business Skills & Personal Development
    S527 Women in Construction: Case Studies on Health, Safety and Workplace Culture B Construction
    S528 Environmental Regulations - A Whirlwind Tour B Environment / Hazardous Material
    S529 Activity-Permissive Environments: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly I Ergonomics
    S530 Top 5 Ways to Mitigate Combustible Dust Hazards I Fire Protection
    S531 Situational Awareness: The Often Overlooked Hazard Control B Healthcare / Wellness
    S532 Consistent Execution of Safety Management Systems through Behavioral Science I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S533 Are There Gaps in Your Safety Systems? Targeting Behavioral Variance A Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S534 Evaluation of COPD Morbidity by Industry, Occupation and Specific Hazards I Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S535 Common Occupational and Environmental Exposures in Gas and Oil Extraction A Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources
    S536 Respiratory Protection Program Development and Administration I Industrial Hygiene / Health, Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S537 The Missing Link in Risk Assessment I Risk Assessment
    S538 The Big Switch: Why You Need to Shift Your Organization from Compliance to Risk I Risk Assessment
    S539 OSH Professionals: Understanding Ethical Responsibilities and Legal Liabilities I Executive, Risk Management / Insurance
    S540 How to Obtain and Use Data and Science to Improve Safety Cultures and Results A Safety Management
    S541 Change Management for Safety Professionals I Safety Management
    S542 Safety Origami - A Mind Puzzle for the 21st Century A Safety Management, Sustainability / Human Capital
    S543 Elevate Safety: The Integration of Drones in the Wireless Ecosystem I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector, Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S544 Life Safety Code Standard Committee Activity I Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S545 ANSI/ASSE Z359 Fall Protection and Restraint Forum I Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S546 Create a Focused Strategy for Healthy Aging in the Workplace I Healthcare / Wellness, Training / Education
    S547 Safety Training Ninja 2.0: Master of PowerPoint I Business Skills & Personal Development, Training / Education
    S548 Reviewing and Negotiating a Consulting Agreement Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 4, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    S550 | How is Your Psychological Safety Doing?


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

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) Common Interest Group and the Public Sector Practice Specialty


    Description

    Technological advances, policies, rules and focus on individual behavior have plateaued in fatality and accident reduction. Research shows that employee engagement is needed to go beyond next-step improvement in safety performance. This session will provide stories, tools, and scientific evidence to support why relationship building is the future leadership competence.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Executive

    Speaker(s)

    Kelly A. Bernish

    Global SHE Solutions LLC
    President


    Rosa Carrillo

    Carrillo & Associates
    President


    S551 | It's All in the Presentation - Techniques to Enhance Your Presentation Skills


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


    Description

    This session will discuss methods to enhance your presentation skills - from understanding your audience to crafting the message, to delivering an engaging presentation that "sticks." Attendees will learn how to use body language to enhance message delivery, best practices with presentation design, and concrete methods to improve your public speaking.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Patrick J. Karol

    Karol Safety Consulting, LLC
    President and Founder


    Camille Oakes

    DHL Supply Chain
    Regional HSE Manager


    S552 | Construction and Demolition Practices - Hot Issues - ANSI/ASSE A10 Standards


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

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee and the Construction Practice Specialty


    Description

    This presentation will explore how the ANSI/ASSE A10 Construction and Demolition Standards are being increasingly used, and an overview on several new pending standards addressing prevention through design, health hazards, tower construction and wind generation.

    Track

    Construction, Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Richard F. King

    ANSI/ASSE A10 ASC for Construction and Demolition Operations
    Chairman ANSI/ASSE A10 ASC for Construction and Demolition Operations


    TBD

    S553 | NIOSH Swing Fall Analysis of Below D-Ring Anchorage


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

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    Ironworkers anchoring at their feet require an approximate vertical distance, not to strike an object or the ground from the anchor of 15.5 feet. The NIOSH study looked at possible fall scenarios and reports a safe fall volume beneath the worker utilizing Vicon motion measurement techniques.

    Track

    Construction, Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Eugene A. McKenzie

    NIOSH/DSR/PTB
    Research Safety Engineer


    Thomas G. Bobick

    NIOSH/DSR/PTB
    Research Safety Engineer


    S554 | Effectively Manage a Crisis Before and After the Strike


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


    Description

    Most employers will face a crisis at some time. Being prepared ahead of time can make all the difference. This presentation will discuss best practices for preparing for a crisis, and then managing that crisis from the perspective of an in-house safety professional and outside legal counsel.

    Track

    Emergency Management / Security, Executive, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Ryan Burr

    Delta Airlines
    Program Manager


    Kristin R. White

    Jackson Kelly
    Attorney


    S555 | Common Warehouse Hazards and Protection - Preplanning to Prevent a Disaster


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


    Description

    This session is designed to educate safety professionals on common warehouse fire hazards and protection. Commonly encountered hazards that arise within warehouses that may occur over the course of operations without being identified as a potential fire protection concern will be discussed.

    Track

    Emergency Management / Security, Fire Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Erik G. Olsen

    Chubb Insurance
    Executive Property Specialist


    Samuel J. Iannucci

    Chubb Insurance
    Property Executive Field Specialist


    S556 | Trials and Tribulations of a Successful Environmental Audit


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

    Sponsored by the Environmental Practice Specialty


    Description

    Environmental auditing anxiety can really distract from the focus in preparation. Life experiences during different audits lead one to understand what is important. Developing a strategy is key to a successful audit. This presentation will prepare EHS professionals to get through the event with all stakeholders.

    Track

    Environment / Hazardous Material

    Speaker(s)

    Mary L. Prisby

    BASF
    EHS Specialist


    S557 | Case Study: Using Wearable Devices to Prevent Back Injuries at Roy Hill Mining


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


    Description

    Wearable technology has great promise, but it must be implemented properly to be effective. Learn how safety managers at Roy Hill Mining used wearable devices to decrease the risk of spinal injuries and other musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among their workers.

    Track

    Ergonomics, Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources

    Speaker(s)

    Matthew Hart

    Soter Analytics
    Founder & CEO


    S558 | Fire Barrier Compliance Strategies for Healthcare Organizations


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


    Description

    Now that the new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) requirements have been rolled out, this session examines the field application portion of the relevant NFPA codes for fire and smoke dampers, doors and firestops.

    Track

    Fire Protection, Healthcare / Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Kirk Kaiser

    Barrier Compliance Services
    Partner


    John M. Eliszewski

    Grainger
    Technical Safety Specialist


    S559 | How A Company Uses Exercise to Achieve Best Practices in Injury Prevention


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


    Description

    This session will address how engaging employees in consistent low-intensity exercise is proven to help companies prevent debilitating musculoskeletal injuries. By incorporating movements designed to prepare workers for repetitive job tasks, exercise is a powerful tool for improving individual well-being, group productivity, and cost containment.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Alexi Carli

    UPS
    Vice President of Global Health & Safety


    Jon F. Kabance

    BIOKINETIX
    President


    S560 | Green Beans & Ice Cream: Recipe for a Culture of Commitment


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


    Description

    Learn the outstanding effects positive reinforcement can have on your company's performance and profits and how to implement PR+ strategies in your workplace today.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Bill Sims, Jr.

    The Bill Sims Company
    President


    S561 | Global Briefing 2018: Human Capital - Materiality - Sustainability and ISO 45001


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

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


    Description

    This high level briefing provides trends and their implication on workplace safety & health in human capital, sustainability, materiality and management systems. Emphasis is on the new ISO 45001 & GRI 403 OHS standards and their influence on OHS - sustainability and materiality in public reporting around the world.

    Track

    Executive, International, Sustainability / Human Capital

    Speaker(s)

    Kathy A. Seabrook

    Global Solutions, Inc.
    President


    S562 | Evaluating the API RP 755 Hours of Service Guidelines to Assess Worker Fatigue


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


    Description

    Worker fatigue is a critical occupational risk factors that has cost lives, injured countless workers, resulted in billions of dollars lost, and influences productivity. This presentation will discuss fatigue-related assessment methods, and ways to implement and improve Fatigue Risk Management Systems that are effective, feasible, and sustainable in high-risk environments.

    Track

    Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources

    Speaker(s)

    Ranjana Mehta

    Texas A&M University
    Assistant Professor


    S563 | OSHA Inspections From Opening to Settlement: Tips From Former OSHA Leaders


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

    Sponsored by the ASSE Government Affairs Committee and the Manufacturing Practice Specialty


    Description

    Former OSHA leaders will cover how the agency works, its authority and limits, how OSHA inspections are triggered and conducted, citations and the contest/appeal process. In short, this session will provide a soup-to-nuts overview of what you need to know to deal with an OSHA issue when it arises.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Nick Walters

    Safety Controls Technology
    Vice President


    Tom Bielema

    Safety Controls Technology
    Regional Director


    S564 | Senior Bus Operations - More than Driver Safety Training


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


    Description

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector, Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Howard W. Spencer

    J.A. Montgomery Risk Control
    Senior Risk Control Consultant


    S565 | Risk Assessment Revolution - Oh My, Oh My, Bowties!


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

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) Common Interest Group and the Oil & Gas Practice Specialty


    Description

    Join the Risk Assessment Revolution! A Bowtie is a comprehensive tool utilized occasionally to assess risks. It can be perceived as complicated, confusing, difficult and even intimidating. This presentation will provide valuable resources, and review how to easily apply the Bowtie 'methodology' to achieve exceptional results while maximizing ROI.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Tabitha A. Laser

    CH2M
    Global Health and Safety Practice Leader


    S566 | Injury and Illness Management: An Overview of Employee Return to Work


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


    Description

    Returning an injured employee back to work is a challenge for many organizations. This session examines these challenges from the perspective of the employer, the employee, the medical provider and insurance carrier, and details the elements for a model Return to Work Program and steps for effective case management.

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Perry D. Hawkins

    CIRCOR International
    Corporate Director - EH&S and Risk Management


    S567 | Learn a Top-to-Bottom Process to Significantly Reduce Contractor Risk Exposures


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

    Sponsored by the Construction, Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialties


    Description

    Learn using a real-life case study how the implementation of a 3-stage process for contractor control has significantly reduced contractor risk exposures, following a detailed review of current practices at group and subsidiary company levels; after a contractor fatality and subsequent court case and heavy fine.

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    John F. Stevens

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


    Nick Elliott

    Oxford Bus Group
    Health, Safety & Environmental Manager


    S568 | Breaking the Cycle of Slips, Trips and Falls


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


    Description

    Are slips and trips a persistent issue in your organization? Have you tried various prevention approaches with limited success? Learn how to be more systematic in your approach and how to drive slip and trip risks down year after year in this session that covers both technical and management concerns.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    David M. Natalizia

    Bureau Veritas
    Practice Line Leader, Safety


    S569 | Health and Safety of Megawatt Renewable Energy Storage Technologies


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


    Description

    An electric utility's experience in bringing online nearly 40 megawatts of energy storage, lessons learned from the actual project process hazards analysis, and the current deployment and plans for even more storage capacity will be presented.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Terry D. Thedell

    San Diego Gas and Electric
    Senior Industrial Hygienist


    S570 | Apply Engineering Principles to Become a Better Safety Professional


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


    Description

    Many safety issues are best addressed with a synthesis of engineering and safety disciplines. However, without an engineering degree, how do you incorporate the two? This session conveys ways to apply important engineering principles to more effectively implement safety program elements, including hazard identification, solution development and Prevention through Design.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Marjory Anderson

    Office of the Architect of the Capitol
    Safety Engineer


    Thomas Kramer

    LJB Inc.
    Principal


    S571 | Let me EnterTRAIN You


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


    Description

    Combine technical training materials with modern day technology, comedy, music, and numerous other household items, and what do you have? EnterTRAINment! You'll learn everything from PowerPoint tricks to easy hands-on demonstrations that with a little bit of creativity can take your safety, health and environmental training from dreaded to unforgettable.

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Cindy L. Lewis

    Gulf Coast Safety Institute/College of the Mainland
    Director


    Steve Laughlin

    CJ&K Training Services
    Owner


    S572 | Fundamentals of SH&E: Fire Protection


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


    Description

    This session will provide attendees the basics in the fire protection area including the common hazards encountered in the workplace and the typical measures that must be taken to protect a facility or site from fire. Included in the session will be information concerning basic fire extinguishing equipment, and use as well as other technical areas such as sprinkler systems. Basic fire chemistry will be included.

    Track

    Fundamentals

    Speaker(s)

    Thomas A. Nappo



    S573 | Lack of Knowledge vs. Performance Improvement


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


    Description

    Is the need "safety training" (lack of knowledge) or "performance improvement" (lack of mindfulness), trainers may think the solution is more training when that isn’t the problem. Join your peers and share your ideas on how to differentiate between these two needs.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Speaker(s)

    TBD

    S574 | What Does Your Risk Register Look Like?


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


    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

    Speaker(s)

    TBD

    Number Session Level Track
    S550 How is Your Psychological Safety Doing? I Business Skills & Personal Development, Executive
    S551 It's All in the Presentation - Techniques to Enhance Your Presentation Skills I Business Skills & Personal Development, Training / Education
    S552 Construction and Demolition Practices - Hot Issues - ANSI/ASSE A10 Standards I Construction, Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S553 NIOSH Swing Fall Analysis of Below D-Ring Anchorage I Construction, Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S554 Effectively Manage a Crisis Before and After the Strike A Emergency Management / Security, Executive, Safety Management
    S555 Common Warehouse Hazards and Protection - Preplanning to Prevent a Disaster B Emergency Management / Security, Fire Protection
    S556 Trials and Tribulations of a Successful Environmental Audit I Environment / Hazardous Material
    S557 Case Study: Using Wearable Devices to Prevent Back Injuries at Roy Hill Mining I Ergonomics, Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources
    S558 Fire Barrier Compliance Strategies for Healthcare Organizations I Fire Protection, Healthcare / Wellness
    S559 How A Company Uses Exercise to Achieve Best Practices in Injury Prevention I Healthcare / Wellness, Safety Management
    S560 Green Beans & Ice Cream: Recipe for a Culture of Commitment I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S561 Global Briefing 2018: Human Capital - Materiality - Sustainability and ISO 45001 A Executive, International, Sustainability / Human Capital
    S562 Evaluating the API RP 755 Hours of Service Guidelines to Assess Worker Fatigue I Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources
    S563 OSHA Inspections From Opening to Settlement: Tips From Former OSHA Leaders A Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S564 Senior Bus Operations - More than Driver Safety Training I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector, Transportation
    S565 Risk Assessment Revolution - Oh My, Oh My, Bowties! A Risk Assessment
    S566 Injury and Illness Management: An Overview of Employee Return to Work I Risk Management / Insurance
    S567 Learn a Top-to-Bottom Process to Significantly Reduce Contractor Risk Exposures E Risk Management / Insurance
    S568 Breaking the Cycle of Slips, Trips and Falls I Safety Management
    S569 Health and Safety of Megawatt Renewable Energy Storage Technologies I Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S570 Apply Engineering Principles to Become a Better Safety Professional I Business Skills & Personal Development, Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S571 Let me EnterTRAIN You I Training / Education
    S572 Fundamentals of SH&E: Fire Protection B Fundamentals
    S573 Lack of Knowledge vs. Performance Improvement Key Issue Collaboration Session
    S574 What Does Your Risk Register Look Like? Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 4, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    S575 | Making Safe Decisions: What Safety Professionals Need to Know


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


    Description

    What role do decisions play in improving safety and business performance? This presentation builds on recent discoveries in safe-decision making. It explores ways safety professionals can contribute to safer decision-making in their organizations. Participants will learn best practices for safe decision making, including strategies to recognize and reduce harmful bias.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Executive

    Speaker(s)

    Kristen J. Bell

    Krause Bell Group
    Partner


    Thomas Krause

    Krause Bell Group
    Partner


    S576 | Goal Setting: Practical Applications to Improve Organizational Performance


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

    Sponsored by the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    While it's easy to understand WHY organizations want to prevent injuries, they often struggle with communicating and developing strategies as to HOW success will be achieved. An overview of a goal setting process, a discussion of why goal setting works, along with practical applications for multiple industries will be provided.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Michael R. Fackler

    Eastern Alliance Insurance
    Senior Risk Management Consultant


    S577 | Why Safety Competes with Production and What to Do About It


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

    Sponsored by the Management Practice Specialty


    Description

    If you are not actively managing the marketing and experiences of beliefs that should become values within your organization, others will be, and you may not like the message they're sending. Learn how to overcome the safety versus production perception within your organization.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Executive

    Speaker(s)

    Shawn M. Galloway

    ProAct Safety Inc.
    President


    S578 | Protecting Work Zone Perimeters and Improving Worker Safety


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


    Description

    This presentation will start at the perimeter of a typical work zone and work its way in, looking at new technologies and best practices for improving worker safety in and around work zones.

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    Travis Parsons

    Laborers' Health & Safety Fund of North America
    Associate Director of Occupational Safety and Health


    Kevin Groeneweg

    Mobile Barriers
    Chairman and CEO


    Bradley Sant

    American Road and Transportation Builders Association
    Senior Vice President, Safety and Education


    S579 | The Fatal Flaws in Your Active Shooter Response


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


    Description

    The deadly phase of an active shooter in your workplace is over in the first four to eight minutes, statistically before police arrive and deploy. This means your employees are the first responders. An active shooter incident unfolds at lightning speed in terrifying conditions. Learn fatal flaws in your current response.

    Track

    Emergency Management / Security

    Speaker(s)

    Bo Mitchell

    911 Consulting
    President


    S580 | Hazard Communication & Global Harmonized System - Training to Understanding


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


    Description

    Aside from compliance - how effective are we at communicating the hazards? In assessments done over 28 years, a lack of hazard recognition is apparent in the workforce, but the area most lacking is in understanding of chemical safety - learn to communicate to understanding, making your program more effective.

    Track

    Environment / Hazardous Material

    Speaker(s)

    Ann M. Lindsey

    Decision Point
    Vice President


    S581 | The Future of Work is Total Worker Health


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


    Description

    Total Worker Health (TWH) is the future of work. The future requires you to dramatically improve your employees' health, safety and wellbeing. Are you ready? The speakers will share their unmatched knowledge to identify and simplify actions you can use to achieve exceptionally safe, healthy, happy and productive workforces with TWH.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health, Sustainability / Human Capital

    Speaker(s)

    Chet Brandon

    ATI Worksite Solutions
    Corporate Safety Officer & VP of Operations


    Sheila Denman

    ATI Worksite Solutions
    Senior Vice President


    S582 | SPHM Principles to Reduce Employee Injuries and Improve Patient Experience


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

    Sponsored by the Healthcare Practice Specialty


    Description

    Injury data indicates healthcare employees sustain more musculoskeletal disorders than other heavy industries. Injuries are related to lifting, transferring and repositioning patients. The implementation of a multi-faceted safe patient handling and mobility program resulted in a significant reduction in employee injuries and had a positive impact on the work environment.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Mary E. Vorndran

    Mayo Clinic
    Senior Safety Coordinator


    Ruth E. Hohnstein

    Mayo Clinic
    Safety Coordinator


    S583 | Putting Total Worker Health®, into Practice: Essential Elements and Toolkits


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


    Description

    Total Worker Health® has slowly evolved in both research and practice. Join this session to learn about the newest research-derived recommendations, tools and toolkits along with examples and lessons learned from organizations working to improve the safety, health and well-being of their workforce.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Dede (Dorothy) D. Montgomery

    Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences, OHSU
    Senior Research Associate


    S584 | Rounding Up the Last Cowboys: Getting Lone & Remote Workers Engaged in Safety


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


    Description

    Lone and remote workers compromise a growing part of the workforce. Think electrical linemen, service technicians, construction workers and meter readers. How can you increase the chances that, in the moment of choice, a worker will do the right thing when you aren't there? We'll learn how. Case histories included!

    Track

    Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    David M. Sims

    The Bill Sims Company, Inc.
    Executive Vice President


    S585 | Discovering a New Frontier in Worker Health - Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)


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

    Sponsored by the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

    IAQ is not typically addressed within a safety program, yet IAQ problems are a growing concern with employees working more hours indoors than ever before. This session will discuss the impact of IAQ on our health, case study examples of how to prevent potential exposures, and managing perceptions and complaints.

    Track

    Environment / Hazardous Material, Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    Kurt M. VonRueden

    IEA, Inc.
    EHS Director


    S586 | Best Practices to Counter Vehicle-Related Fatalities in the Oil & Gas Industry


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

    Sponsored by the Oil & Gas Practice Specialty


    Description

    Transportation-related fatalities continue to plague the oil and gas industry. Operators and contractors were surveyed to determine how they are managing their vehicle fleet risks. This session will highlight fleet management best practices, vehicle telematics, and journey management programs that have been used to better manage the overall risks to drivers.

    Track

    Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources, Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Edsel R. Truett

    IMA
    Risk Control Advisor


    Jeffrey M. Citrone

    Kahuna Ventures
    Manager Health & Safety Compliance


    S587 | Comprehensive OSHA Update: 2017-2018 Regulatory & Legal Analysis


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


    Description

    OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, and the courts continuously implement new safety regulations and interpret existing rules. This in-depth presentation will provide a practical analysis of new regulations, and will further help safety professionals understand the impact of recent developments from the Review Commission and the courts.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Thomas M. Metzger

    Littler Mendelson
    Shareholder/Partner


    S588 | Looking for Root Causes? The Problem Might be YOU: Fix Your Audits/Inspections


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


    Description

    Do your employees believe that you value their safety? Maybe not, if your root cause analysis focuses on "unsafe behaviors" and "human factors" rather than systemic issues. Flawed root cause analysis and inefficient inspection/audit management undermine even well-intentioned systems. Learn how to avoid common mistakes and improve your safety performance.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Phil Mole

    VelocityEHS/MSDSonline
    EHS and Sustainability Content Manager


    S589 | The NFPA 70E Risk Factor: Addressing 2018 Edition Requirements


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


    Description

    NFPA 70E (Electrical Safety in the Workplace) continues to address the concept of risk assessment and mitigation. The 2018 edition introduces human error in the assessment. This presentation will cover the overall risk assessment process as required by NFPA 70E focusing on the likelihood variable as it pertains to the most recent requirements.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Paul A. Zoubek

    Zoubek Consulting, LLC
    President


    S590 | Cyber Security Knowledge for Safety Professionals


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


    Description

    In our increasingly digital lives, it has never been more important for the safety professional to have a good understanding of how to protect sensitive data. This session explores data breaches and demonstrates how to protect and manage sensitive data.

    Track

    Emergency Management / Security, Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Nick Graf

    CNA Insurance
    Risk Control Director - Security Information


    Paul E. Gouge

    CNA Insurance
    Risk Control Consultant


    S591 | WORKER INJURIES: What to do in the First 30 Minutes


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

    Sponsored by the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    Workplace injuries are a major cost for employers and OSHA recordkeeping is a major concern, but for a worker they can be life-changing. This presentation looks at what companies can do in the first 30 minutes to reduce injury severity, recovery time, company costs and OSHA recordables.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health, Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Ken Wells

    CORE Occupational Medicine
    Manager


    S592 | 5 Generations in the Work Force - The Challenge is Real!


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


    Description

    Every generation has specific attitudes, behaviors, expectations, habits and motivational buttons. We now for the first time ever have 5 generations in the workforce. Being aware of these personal and lifestyle differences, knowing what formed them, and how to motivate and work across them is imperative for future business success.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Brenda E. Myers

    RSI Corp
    Chief Customer Officer/Leadership Mentor & Trainer


    Miranda Allen

    RSI Corp
    CEO


    S593 | Implementing Best Practice Safety Sign Systems In Line with ISO 45001 Objectives


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

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee and the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    Companies adopting ISO 45001 will need to accurately communicate residual risks to workers. Using case studies from early adopters, this session will explore how safety professionals can use recent advances in the U.S. and International safety sign system standards to communicate and reduce risk in line with ISO 45001 objectives.

    Track

    Safety Management, Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Derek Eversdyke

    Clarion Safety Systems
    Director of Facility Safety Products and Intermediary Relationships


    S594 | North American & Global Machine Safety Standards with an Emphasis on Fluid Power


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

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    As EHS professionals interact with safety controls engineers to ensure existing and new machinery is compliant a basic understanding of the current standards landscape is essential. By working together, EHS and safety controls engineers can provide machines that not only meet requirements, but can provide a return on investment.

    Track

    International, Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Eric Cummings

    ROSS Controls
    Safety Business Development Manager - Americas


    Christopher D. Brogli

    ROSS Controls
    VP Global Safety Business Development


    S595 | What is Going On in the World of Cut Resistance?


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


    Description

    The goal of every safety professional is a safe, compliant workplace. Hand injuries are the most common type of injury faced. Gain an understanding of the ANSI/ISEA 105-2016 and EN 88-2016 standards and apply the learnings to interpret results, draw accurate conclusions, and select the best cut resistant glove.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Sally J. Smart

    W. W. Grainger, Inc.
    Technical Safety Specialist


    S596 | Bag of Tricks - Presentation Design 2


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

    Sponsored by the Manufacturing, Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

    After Presentation Design 1 presented at Safety 2017, you no longer look at presentations in the same way. You were shown a better way, however you may still be struggling with how to make use of all that information. Have no fear, that is where this session starts.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Don Weatherbee

    DuPont
    EHS Manager


    S597 | ASSE Z15.1: Structured Approach to Managing Fleet Risks


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

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee and the Transportation Practice Specialty


    Description

    Explore applicability and framework of the newly updated ANSI/ASSE Z15.1-2017 standard to develop, implement, improve, monitor and effectively maintain fleet safety programs. Learn how to recognize driver hazards and apply a risk-based approach. Challenge yourself to identify gaps in how fleet risk is currently being managed.

    Track

    Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Terry L. Ketchum

    Covestro LLC
    Manager, Health, Environment & Safety


    William J. Hinderks

    Artex Risk Solutions, Inc.
    Senior Loss Control Manager North America


    Peggy E. Ross

    Baxter Healthcare Corporation
    Senior Corporate Manager, EHS


    S598 | How (in the heck) Do I Add Environmental to My Safety Role?


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


    Description

    Transitioning from a full time safety resource to assuming responsibilities for environmental compliance is dependent upon your ability to quickly acquire, organize and act upon information applicable to your organization. This session will discuss information that will give you the confidence to manage your environmental program.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Speaker(s)

    TBD

    S599 | Mitigating "Head-Scratching" Slips, Trips and Falls - Shared Practices in Prevention


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


    Description

    Slips, trips and falls (STFs) can be the kryptonite to success in preventing injuries and illnesses. In 2013, STFs accounted for nearly 230,000 days away from work cases and 724 fatalities in the workplace. On the other hand, in 2014, more than 31,000 unintentional deaths occurred in homes and communities in the U.S. alone – the third leading cause. Join us in discussing the troubles in preventing STFs, as well as best practice strategies to prevent accidents you may have thought were otherwise unpreventable. Share your experience in developing policies or regulations, creating STF education and awareness, analyzing STF incidents, and preventing future occurrences.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Speaker(s)

    TBD

    Number Session Level Track
    S575 Making Safe Decisions: What Safety Professionals Need to Know I Business Skills & Personal Development, Executive
    S576 Goal Setting: Practical Applications to Improve Organizational Performance B Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
    S577 Why Safety Competes with Production and What to Do About It A Business Skills & Personal Development, Executive
    S578 Protecting Work Zone Perimeters and Improving Worker Safety I Construction
    S579 The Fatal Flaws in Your Active Shooter Response A Emergency Management / Security
    S580 Hazard Communication & Global Harmonized System - Training to Understanding I Environment / Hazardous Material
    S581 The Future of Work is Total Worker Health I Industrial Hygiene / Health, Sustainability / Human Capital
    S582 SPHM Principles to Reduce Employee Injuries and Improve Patient Experience B Healthcare / Wellness
    S583 Putting Total Worker Health®, into Practice: Essential Elements and Toolkits I Healthcare / Wellness
    S584 Rounding Up the Last Cowboys: Getting Lone & Remote Workers Engaged in Safety B Human Behavior
    S585 Discovering a New Frontier in Worker Health - Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) I Environment / Hazardous Material, Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S586 Best Practices to Counter Vehicle-Related Fatalities in the Oil & Gas Industry I Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources, Transportation
    S587 Comprehensive OSHA Update: 2017-2018 Regulatory & Legal Analysis E Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S588 Looking for Root Causes? The Problem Might be YOU: Fix Your Audits/Inspections I Risk Assessment
    S589 The NFPA 70E Risk Factor: Addressing 2018 Edition Requirements Risk Assessment, Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S590 Cyber Security Knowledge for Safety Professionals A Emergency Management / Security, Risk Management / Insurance
    S591 WORKER INJURIES: What to do in the First 30 Minutes E Industrial Hygiene / Health, Risk Management / Insurance
    S592 5 Generations in the Work Force - The Challenge is Real! I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S593 Implementing Best Practice Safety Sign Systems In Line with ISO 45001 Objectives I Safety Management, Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S594 North American & Global Machine Safety Standards with an Emphasis on Fluid Power I International, Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S595 What is Going On in the World of Cut Resistance? B Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S596 Bag of Tricks - Presentation Design 2 B Business Skills & Personal Development, Training / Education
    S597 ASSE Z15.1: Structured Approach to Managing Fleet Risks I Transportation
    S598 How (in the heck) Do I Add Environmental to My Safety Role? Key Issue Collaboration Session
    S599 Mitigating "Head-Scratching" Slips, Trips and Falls - Shared Practices in Prevention Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 5, 10:30am - 11:45am

    S601 | Best Practices for Protection of the Public on or near Construction Sites


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

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    The presentation will review best practices of a large commercial construction company used to identify risks to the public and adjacent property. Specific solutions to risks to the public and adjacent property of construction sites will be reviewed. A brief review of applicable standards and applicable municipal codes will be conducted.

    Track

    Construction, Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Thomas P. Trauger

    Gilbane Building Company
    Senior Project Safety Manager


    Robert Hinderliter

    Gilbane Building Company
    Regional Safety Director


    Gregory Sassi

    Gilbane Building Company
    Director of Site Security


    S602 | Concurrent Incident Command Systems - Part 2


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

    Sponsored by the Fire Protection, Public Sector Practice Specialties


    Description

    This session, the second of three, will mentor the safety professional in the mandated FEMA incident command system courses, guiding the student to successful completion of the FEMA test. Participants will be prepared for interactions with local, state and federal emergency responders.

    Track

    Emergency Management / Security, Fire Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Edward L. Zimmermann

    EnLink Midstream
    Safety Specialist


    Leo J. DeBobes

    Stony Brook University Hospital
    Asst. Administrator, Emergency Management and Regulatory Compliance


    Gabriel F. Miehl

    GE Transportation
    Senior Health and Safety Manager


    S603 | An Effective and Practical Stress Management Program for Improved Work Safety


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


    Description

    Stress is affecting the safety industry by decreasing cognitive function, memory, motor control, sleep and risk taking. Learn practical tools you can apply today to change your thinking and perception about stress and stressful events.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Kathy L. Gruver

    KathyGruver.com
    Speaker, Author, Educator


    S604 | Recommending Workplace Interventions for Physical Fatigue


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


    Description

    This session will review the current state of knowledge and practice on fatigue interventions and propose a system for task-based identification of important features that contribute to fatigue development, and recommendations for effective interventions based on the identified features.

    Track

    Ergonomics, Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    Lora A. Cavuoto

    University at Buffalo
    Assistant Professor


    Fadel Megahed

    Miami University
    Assistant Professor


    S605 | Get More Buy-In from Stretch & Flex Programs: [Hint] Bring Them out of the 80's


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

    Sponsored by the Construction, Oil & Gas Practice Specialties


    Description

    In order to drastically reduce sprain and strain injuries, workers need to buy-into and follow through with stretch and flex programs. When these programs are customized to the industry and updated to incorporate mobility, core strength and balance, workers will FEEL the difference and want to do more.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    Lori Frederic

    Balance Bio - Ninja Safety
    Owner


    S606 | Global EHS Perspectives - The Power of Sharing Best Practice


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


    Description

    Taken from interviews with global EHS leaders across five continents, attendees will learn about some of the differences in the perception of safety around the world, and hear how global organizations have leveraged cross-border and cross-industry knowledge sharing to improve their safety performance.

    Track

    International

    Speaker(s)

    Sam Chappell

    Shirley Parsons
    Director & Co-founder


    S607 | Introduction to Process Safety Management (PSM 101)


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


    Description

    This presentation will stimulate conversation on Process Safety and how to begin measuring, implementing a successful program, and gain more knowledge on the difference between personal safety and process safety.

    Track

    Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources

    Speaker(s)

    Jill R. Decker

    The Thrasher Group
    Safety Director


    S608 | Charting A Future Direction for Worker Safety and Health


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


    Description

    Specific challenges, such as how to better address risk, to identify better metrics for assessing programs and driving continuous improvement, and demonstrate the value that safety and health efforts bring to business and to society at large, will be highlighted along with the practical means for addressing them.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector, Sustainability / Human Capital

    Speaker(s)

    Stephen A. Newell

    ORC HSE Strategies, LLC
    Partner


    Richard Fairfax

    ORC HSE Strategies, LLC
    Consultant


    Scott A. Madar

    ORC HSE Strategies, LLC
    Partner


    S609 | Injury Underreporting: Problems and Solutions


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


    Description

    This session will explore determinants of injury under-reporting, examine incentives that lead to such behaviors, model economic analysis and document the lost opportunity costs in safety interventions arising from such under-reporting, and provide a dramatic success story of workers' compensation cost reductions through an alternative focus.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Michael Hodgson



    Bob Bourgeois



    Ed Lee



    Alfred Shane



    Aaron Tustin



    S610 | There's More than One Way to Skin a Hazard


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


    Description

    Do you have all the tools you need in your Hazard and Risk Analysis Toolbox? This presentation will identify multiple methods of Hazard and Risk Analysis available and how they are applied to different situations. Participants will examine best practices, and the application of each method discussed.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Carmen A. Shafer

    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    EHS Manager


    S611 | Machine Safeguarding Update


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


    Description

    Traditional and newly developed "Machine Safeguarding" (Guards, Devices, Methods) found in OSHA Regulations and (recently updated) ANSI B11 Safety Standards will be covered. Many photos of both good and bad safeguarding will be used to explain the concepts.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Roger P. Harrison

    Rockford Systems LLC
    Director of Training


    S612 | How to Avoid Turning Your Investigation Into a Liability


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


    Description

    Safety professionals conduct numerous investigations, but a myriad of employment laws are implicated when investigating an accident or misconduct by an employee. A careless investigation could trigger litigation and impose significant damages on a company. This presentation will provide a legal overview of issues to avoid when conducting an investigation.

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Matthew T. Deffebach

    Haynes and Boone, LLP
    Partner


    S613 | Appreciative Investigations - Learning When Nothing Goes Wrong


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


    Description

    Much time is spent figuring out why failures happen. What about success? We can learn just as much from what goes right as we can from accidents. It's time to get proactive and stop waiting for accidents to happen to learn about what's happening in our organizations.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Ronald Gantt

    SCM Safety
    Vice President


    S614 | Fake News and False Systems Kill People and You May Have Them in Your Company


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


    Description

    This session will expose fake news and false concepts in safety. It will challenge your deep-seeded beliefs and understanding in safety. It exposes several safety interventions, concepts or programs that are widely accepted and used, and shows the flaws, and dangerous consequences, in each of them.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Corrie Pitzer

    SAFEmap
    CEO


    S615 | Electrical Safety "What You Do Not Know About Electricity Can Be Shocking"


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


    Description

    The science and hazards of electricity is often a mystery to many safety professionals. An overview of the principles of electricity to increase the participants' ability to recognize, correct and avoid electrical hazards in the workplace will be provided.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Dennis D. Burks

    HNTB Companies
    Safety Director


    S616 | Engineering Practices Can Reduce Risk


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

    Sponsored by the Engineering Practice Specialty


    Description

    The application of engineering practices can reduce risk through operational risk management feasible solution design. This session will discuss traditional system design phases and introduce the use of observational engineering techniques to determine interventions that are feasible, reliable and have immediate impact.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Lawrence J. H. Schulze

    Naval Operations Support Center Houston
    Operations Officer


    S617 | Avoiding the PITs: Reducing Powered Industrial Truck and Pedestrian Accidents


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


    Description

    Learn new techniques, controls, PPE standards and the latest technology to help avoid the most common causes of PIT and pedestrian accidents.

    Track

    Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Sharath F. Smith

    3M
    Senior Technical Service Specialist


    S618 | Neuroscience and BBS: New Findings on Implementing a Successful BBS Process


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


    Description

    This presentation explores research on BBS released by the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, examines significant success factors that distinguish the most effective behavioral processes from others, and outlines key neuroscience findings into how people make decisions and how that impacts BBS safety implementation.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Jim Spigener

    DEKRA
    Senior Vice President


    S619 | Vehicle Telematics - Effective Use / Key Challenges


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


    Description

    Use of telematics is growing - it does not replace the motor vehicle safety process, but is a tool that helps with knowledge about on-road performance. Join our discussion on vehicle telematics key topics: effectiveness in fleet safety and vehicle management, primary uses – coaching/incident analysis/training, and challenges with selection/implementation/data management/management support.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Speaker(s)

    TBD

    S620 | Emergency Planning and Preparedness


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


    Description

    In light of recent natural disasters and their extreme impact on areas of our country where the oil & gas industry operates, it is pertinent that we discuss the industries' levels of planning and preparedness for these emergencies. As hurricane Harvey approached Texas, the oil & gas industry utilized lessons learned from previous natural disasters to secure infrastructure and work to minimize impacts from the storm. However, due to the historic devastation of Harvey, the exact impact of the storm was greater than could be anticipated. What if a hurricane was approaching San Antonio today? Would we be ready? Join your colleagues and experts to draw up an emergency preparedness program for Safety 2018 in San Antonio!

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Speaker(s)

    TBD

    Number Session Level Track
    S601 Best Practices for Protection of the Public on or near Construction Sites B Construction, Risk Management / Insurance
    S602 Concurrent Incident Command Systems - Part 2 B Emergency Management / Security, Fire Protection
    S603 An Effective and Practical Stress Management Program for Improved Work Safety B Healthcare / Wellness
    S604 Recommending Workplace Interventions for Physical Fatigue I Ergonomics, Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S605 Get More Buy-In from Stretch & Flex Programs: [Hint] Bring Them out of the 80's I Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S606 Global EHS Perspectives - The Power of Sharing Best Practice A International
    S607 Introduction to Process Safety Management (PSM 101) B Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources
    S608 Charting A Future Direction for Worker Safety and Health A Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector, Sustainability / Human Capital
    S609 Injury Underreporting: Problems and Solutions B, I, A, E Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S610 There's More than One Way to Skin a Hazard B Risk Assessment
    S611 Machine Safeguarding Update I Risk Assessment
    S612 How to Avoid Turning Your Investigation Into a Liability B Risk Management / Insurance
    S613 Appreciative Investigations - Learning When Nothing Goes Wrong A Safety Management
    S614 Fake News and False Systems Kill People and You May Have Them in Your Company I Safety Management
    S615 Electrical Safety "What You Do Not Know About Electricity Can Be Shocking" B Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S616 Engineering Practices Can Reduce Risk I Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S617 Avoiding the PITs: Reducing Powered Industrial Truck and Pedestrian Accidents I Transportation
    S618 Neuroscience and BBS: New Findings on Implementing a Successful BBS Process A Safety Management
    S619 Vehicle Telematics - Effective Use / Key Challenges Key Issue Collaboration Session
    S620 Emergency Planning and Preparedness Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm

    S625 | Partner-Centered Leadership: Reducing Workplace Violence and Eliminating Waste


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Management, Manufacturing Practice Specialties


    Description

    People are getting murdered at work. All forms of workplace violence (incivility to bullying to murder) take a huge toll on both the people and the business. A proven, comprehensive, three-phased approach will be presented that will significantly reduce this dysfunctional behavior and save the business a lot of money.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Richard N. Knowles

    Richard N Knowles and Associates, Inc.
    President


    Claire E. F. Knowles

    Richard N Knowles and Associates, Inc.
    Partner


    S626 | Young Safety Professionals: This is How it Really Works


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Join us to unleash the unwritten rules and the strategies to a successful career. The focus is on unveiling a new level of awareness so that you can engage on the same playing field as seasoned pros. Return with an alternative mindset unleashed from thirty years of lessons learned.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    J. A. Rodriguez, Jr.

    Raytheon Company
    Global Senior Manager of EHS


    S627 | Recruiting and Growing Your Own Safety Professionals from Within


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group and the Construction Practice Specialty


    Description

    Participants will be able to identify key elements for organizations to develop, mentor and retain interns in the construction industry. Hear success stories from current and past interns that are now full time with the organization.

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    Nathan W. Lutz

    Nordic PCL
    HSE Supervisor


    Nathaniel Gomera

    PCL Construction Services
    HSE Coordinator


    S628 | Out of the Ashes: Building of a Refinery Emergency Response Team for All Hazards


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    A small refinery in San Antonio, Texas struggled with decades of neglect before a fire in 2010 forced a bankruptcy filing. Out of ashes and under new ownership, the new owner invested millions to modernize operations. An Emergency Response Team was assembled and trained to respond to all likely hazards.

    Track

    Emergency Management / Security, Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources

    Speaker(s)

    Damon Shodrock

    Calumet San Antonio Refinery
    Safety & Security Manager


    Jeff Lischke

    Calumet San Antonio Refinery
    Emergency Response Coordinator


    S629 | RISK Based Approach - A Practical Solution for HSE Surveillance during Shutdowns


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the International, Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialties


    Description

    Learn a process to assess, evaluate and prioritize the HSE requirements of shutdown related critical activities by reviewing the nature, severity and importance of the risk or issue posed.

    Track

    Emergency Management / Security

    Speaker(s)

    Bala Siva Srikanth Adivi

    Kuwait Oil Company
    TPL Specialist (HSE)


    Abdulrahman Al-Hajri

    Kuwait Oil Company
    Senior Safety Engineer


    Naif Al-Harbi

    Kuwait Oil Company
    Team Leader HSE(WK)


    Ajay Kumar Mohanty

    Kuwait Oil Company
    Safety Engineer HSE(WK)


    S630 | Life Cycle Management Approach toward an Effective EMS


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Environmental Practice Specialty


    Description

    Life Cycle Management (LCM) is an integrated approach to minimize the environmental burdens associated with a product/service over its life cycle. The main purpose of LCM is identification and management of stages, which have or could have significant influence on the environmental impacts within the whole life cycle.

    Track

    Environment / Hazardous Material

    Speaker(s)

    Rama Krushna Chary

    D&T Directorate, Kuwait Oil Company
    Sr. Environment Engineer


    Tarun Kumar Mathur

    National Petroleum Services Company
    Environmental Specialist


    S631 | The Acheonomics™ of MSK Discomfort and Industrial Sports Medicine Cures


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Basic anatomy, body mechanics, injury risks and costs, leadership principles, interpersonal communication, including videos, pictures, and live demonstrations will offer the knowledge to reduce the discomfort felt by your workforce.

    Track

    Ergonomics

    Speaker(s)

    Tony Kaczkowski

    InSite Health, LLC
    President


    S632 | So You Thought That Your MCC Room Was Safe? Think Again About Arc Flash!


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    So you thought your MCC (Motor Control Center) Room was safe, think again about ARC FLASH. Does "70 E" sound like a freeway? Come and learn about the real hazards of Arc Flash that may be lurking in your facility.

    Track

    Fire Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Terry P. Keenan

    McC Inc.
    Safety Director


    S633 | Human Error: There is NO Root Cause


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Accidents' causation is multi-dimensional, and is far more difficult to pinpoint and predict than previously thought. Human error as the cause should never be the ending point of any investigation. Building on previous discussions on the topic, this session will explore reasoning why human error has no reliable root cause.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Richard A. Pollock

    Rivendell Safety Consulting, LLC
    President


    S634 | Nodding Off: Managing Fatigue (the Whole Picture)


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Fatigued employees contribute to higher risks of injury, decreased production and increased absenteeism. Using industrial hygiene and public health, we break down contributing factors, and provide ideas for changes to management systems, the environment, and individual behaviors based on the Total Worker Health® model of worker safety and health.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    Kimberly P. Henry

    SAIF Corporation
    Industrial Hygienist


    Leigh M. Manning

    SAIF Corporation
    Senior Safety Management Consultant


    S635 | International Best Practices on SH&E Training & Awareness for a Diverse Workforce


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Oil & Gas, Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

    Normal practices for SH&E training & awareness programs are most likely to fail when dealing with a multi-cultural, multi-linguistic workforce, if not designed to suit their needs. This session presents a few time tested, proven and successful SH&E training methodologies and application from Europe, Asia-Pacific and GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) Regions.

    Track

    International, Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Ashok Garlapati

    Kuwait Oil Company
    HSE Consultant


    Fahad Al-Dhamen

    Kuwait Oil Company
    Team Leader - HSE


    Richard T. Cooper

    Level3 Communications
    Head SHE(Q) - EMEA


    Nirupam Mukherjee

    Praxair Inc.
    Global Safety Director


    S636 | OSHA - Saving Lives One Case at a Time Part 1


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Representatives from OSHA field offices will share the results of these case studies: Circus Tent Collapse; Hazards at a Wood Pellet Manufacturing Facility; An Oil & Gas Fatality Case Study: The Importance of Safe Hot Work Practices at Production Fluid Waste Facilities

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Stephen Falter



    Jason Kraft



    Sandra Swearngin



    S637 | When OSHA's Not a Threat: Challenges in Federal Laboratory Safety Programs


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    With limited penalties for noncompliance and the unique culture of federal research laboratories, building an effective safety program in these environments can be challenging. Learn best practices and behavioral strategies for promoting and building a proactive safety culture in laboratories, federal agencies and beyond.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Arrash Yazdani

    Rising Mountain Safety, LLC
    President


    S638 | Opioid Crisis: Emerging Risk to Responding Personnel


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    The opioid crisis has targeted the victim. What is emerging are those who respond to overdose situations becoming the victim of overdose themselves. This session will explore the risk of opioid (fentanyl) exposure, and what responding agencies and employers should be doing to address this emerging risk.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness, Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Wesley Maertz

    W.W. Grainger, Inc.
    Technical Safety Specialist


    S639 | Collaborative Robots - Emerging Technology, Regulations and Risk Assessment How-To


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Collaborative robots, 'CoBots' are rapidly emerging as the next generation of robotic manipulators in the same environment as humans. As design and innumerable applications for CoBots evolve, so are the regulatory and industry standards. CoBot risk assessments at a global manufacturing site will be presented, plus a 'how to' step-by-step approach.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Mollie A. Anderson

    BSI EHS Services & Solutions
    Principal Consultant, Manager


    S640 | Making the Case for Contractor Management - Independent Research Study


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Does contractor management and prequalification help drive better safety results? Join the National Safety Council and BROWZ for a presentation summarizing the results of an independent research study to explore the safety benefits of implementing a third party contractor management system and the effect on participating contractors.

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Amy K. Harper

    National Safety Council
    Journey to Safety Excellence and Workplace Strategy Director


    Patrick Cunningham

    BROWZ
    Director of Safety & Auditing Services


    S641 | Cage-free Ladders? Fall Protection Solutions for Your Fixed Ladders


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    This session will provide attendees with the knowledge and a tool that can be used to quantify all of the fixed ladders within their work area(s) to phase out ladder cages. Participants will discuss and compare common ladder safety systems and PFAS including cost, use, ease of installation and function.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Kevin B. Denis

    Gravitec Systems, Inc.
    Director of Special Projects


    S642 | This IS My Circus! These ARE My Monkeys! - Taming Your Safety Committee


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm

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


    Description

    Engaging your safety committee can be as difficult as managing a three-ring circus. This interactive and high energy session focuses on solutions and strategies for making your committee a strong driver within your safety program. Find out how to ensure your monkeys help you create a highly effective safety committee!

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Rachel S. Raynor

    Pearl Therapeutics
    Senior Manager, EH&S


    Jennifer A. Harris

    Pearl Therapeutics
    Senior Manager, EH&S


    S643 | Get(ting) Engaged: 101 Grassroots Teams Lead Culture Change at a Major Utility


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Join this session to learn the principles behind how Consumers Energy implemented grassroots safety leadership enterprise-wide with over 101 safety culture employee-led teams. In their multi-year, multi-site journey, they reduced injuries by 90% over a decade, earning recognition in 2016 as the safest C & D utility in the country.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Steven I. Simon

    Culture Change Consultants, Inc.
    President


    Douglas J. Hill

    Consumers Energy
    Lineworker, Electric Rep, Safety Culture Team Member


    James T. Wade

    Consumers Energy
    Senior Field Leader, Management Rep, Safety Culture Team


    S644 | ANSI/ASSE Z9 Health and Safety Standards for Ventilation Systems


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    Engineering controls are components in OSH programs for ensuring workplace health and safety, and providing employee protection for a variety of potential exposures such as chemicals, particulates, biological agents, heat and other sources. The ANSI/ASSE Z9 Health and Safety Standards for Ventilation Systems contain requirements and guidance for these critical systems.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health, Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Theodore J. Knutson

    Knutson Ventilation Inc.
    Senior Project Engineer


    S645 | Future of Dropped Object Prevention: Standardizing Solutions to Protect Workers


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    The American National Standard for Dropped Object Prevention Solutions (a working name), or ISEA Standard 121, is currently being drafted. Once it has been finalized, released and adopted it will give manufacturers a consistent guideline for classification, test procedure and performance requirements for this equipment.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Cristine Fargo

    International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA)
    Director, Member and Technical Services


    Virginia Battles

    Ty-Flot
    Global Vice President of Sales


    Nate Bohmbach

    Ergodyne
    Associate Product Director


    S646 | Make Safety Stick!


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Safety Messages - How can we make them Stick. Why can everyone remember that urban legend, a rumor or a story told, but not always the safety topic of the day? This session overviews principles of stickiness that one can apply to ensure successful safety messages and communication.

    Track

    Executive, Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Eldeen E. Pozniak

    Pozniak Safety Associates Inc.
    Director


    S647 | Driving Your Bottom Line - Tips and Tools for Preventing Auto Accidents


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm

    Sponsored by the Transportation Practice Specialty


    Description

    Auto crashes account for the highest number of severe injuries and fatalities in the workplace. Companies can no longer accept the liability that comes with a poor driver. This session will focus on how to hire the safest driver, train them, and hold them accountable to drive safely.

    Track

    Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Charlie N. Halfen

    Chubb ESIS
    Transportation Safety Practice Leader


    S648 | Employer Best Practices for Suicide Prevention in the Workplace


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Suicide remains an important public health problem that may impact any workplace. Suicidal behaviors have warning signs and risks of post-dramatic stress disorder, depression and alcohol abuse. Suicide continues to increase in the military and public sector. Attendees will share suicide prevention approaches you can share with other OSH professionals.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Speaker(s)

    TBD

    S649 | Whistleblower Protection for EHS Professionals


    June 5, 3:00pm - 4:15pm


    Description

    Have you ever been or are concerned about being in a situation where someone has been asked to turn a blind eye to noncompliance or conceal unsafe or unhealthful situations while performing your duties? In this collaboration session, you'll discuss the challenges you've witnessed and try to come up with solutions.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Speaker(s)

    TBD

    Number Session Level Track
    S625 Partner-Centered Leadership: Reducing Workplace Violence and Eliminating Waste E Business Skills & Personal Development
    S626 Young Safety Professionals: This is How it Really Works B Business Skills & Personal Development
    S627 Recruiting and Growing Your Own Safety Professionals from Within B Construction
    S628 Out of the Ashes: Building of a Refinery Emergency Response Team for All Hazards I Emergency Management / Security, Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources
    S629 RISK Based Approach - A Practical Solution for HSE Surveillance during Shutdowns A Emergency Management / Security
    S630 Life Cycle Management Approach toward an Effective EMS A Environment / Hazardous Material
    S631 The Acheonomics™ of MSK Discomfort and Industrial Sports Medicine Cures E Ergonomics
    S632 So You Thought That Your MCC Room Was Safe? Think Again About Arc Flash! B Fire Protection
    S633 Human Error: There is NO Root Cause I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S634 Nodding Off: Managing Fatigue (the Whole Picture) B Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S635 International Best Practices on SH&E Training & Awareness for a Diverse Workforce I International, Training / Education
    S636 OSHA - Saving Lives One Case at a Time Part 1 B, I, A, E Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S637 When OSHA's Not a Threat: Challenges in Federal Laboratory Safety Programs I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S638 Opioid Crisis: Emerging Risk to Responding Personnel I Healthcare / Wellness, Risk Assessment
    S639 Collaborative Robots - Emerging Technology, Regulations and Risk Assessment How-To I Risk Assessment
    S640 Making the Case for Contractor Management - Independent Research Study A Risk Management / Insurance
    S641 Cage-free Ladders? Fall Protection Solutions for Your Fixed Ladders B Safety Management
    S642 This IS My Circus! These ARE My Monkeys! - Taming Your Safety Committee I Safety Management
    S643 Get(ting) Engaged: 101 Grassroots Teams Lead Culture Change at a Major Utility B Safety Management
    S644 ANSI/ASSE Z9 Health and Safety Standards for Ventilation Systems I Industrial Hygiene / Health, Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S645 Future of Dropped Object Prevention: Standardizing Solutions to Protect Workers B Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S646 Make Safety Stick! I Executive, Training / Education
    S647 Driving Your Bottom Line - Tips and Tools for Preventing Auto Accidents I Transportation
    S648 Employer Best Practices for Suicide Prevention in the Workplace Key Issue Collaboration Session
    S649 Whistleblower Protection for EHS Professionals Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 5, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    S650 | See the Big Picture: Improve Safety Communications by Enhancing Visual Controls


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

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


    Description

    Visualizations can bridge verbal barriers to communicate a consistent message that is easily understandable. However, if misaligned these important tools can distract from a productive safety culture. This presentation will provide strategies on how to enhance visual controls while avoiding common mistakes in displays and reports.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Randall C. Butler

    Consumers Energy
    Contractor Safety Director


    S651 | The 7 Qualities of Outstanding Safety Professionals


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

    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

    AECOM
    Vice President Corporate Safety, Health & Environment


    Joshua J. Franklin

    United States Air Force
    Safety Career Field Manager


    S652 | Fall Protection in Residential Construction: STILL TALKING ABOUT IT!


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

    Sponsored by the Construction Practice Specialty


    Description

    For decades falls have been the number one cause of serious injury and death in America's home building industry. This session will provide attendees a road map based on proven real world successes for how they can incorporate fall protection systems and practices into their business operations.

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    Jeremy Bethancourt

    AKE Inc.
    Safety Engineering Consultant


    Christine Branche

    NIOSH
    Principal Associate Director, & Director, Office of Construction Safety and Health


    Mark Cannon

    AKE Inc.
    Engineering Consultant


    S653 | Preparing for Emergencies: The Key to a Successful Failure


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

    Sponsored by the Fire Protection Practice Specialty


    Description

    Emergencies such as chemical spills and fires will result in operational disruption. This presentation will focus on how facilities can prepare for emergencies using the concept of plan-do-check-act (PDCA). Actual emergency events will focus attendees on planning for risk assessments, executing response planning activities, and checking plans through practice.

    Track

    Emergency Management / Security, Fire Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Gabriel F. Miehl

    GE Transportation
    Senior Health and Safety Manager


    S654 | Controlling Dust Explosion Hazards Associated with Packaging


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


    Description

    Practical techniques for both preventing dust explosions, and protecting people and facilities from their effects will be discussed. A systematic approach to dust explosion hazard assessment directed toward obtaining a Basis of Safety for the process will be presented.

    Track

    Fire Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Vahid Ebadat

    DEKRA Insight
    CTO - Process Safety


    S655 | Sudden Cardiovascular Death in the Workplace: Is It Preventable?


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


    Description

    Information on the risk of sudden cardiovascular death (SCD) in the workplace will be presented, it will include a discussion of heart attacks, arrhythmias, strokes, and aneurysms. Risk factors for SCD and prevention strategies will be reviewed. Occupations at greatest risk will be highlighted and case studies presented.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Fred Kohanna

    AllOne Health
    Vice President of Occupational Health & Chief Medical Officer


    S656 | BBS & HOP: Contradictory or Complementary?


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


    Description

    There has been much written and said of late about Human & Organizational Performance and Behavior-Based Safety. Are they complementary or are they in conflict? This session will explore the foundations of both approaches and how you can help your organization succeed using principles from both.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    David C. Uhl

    Aubrey Daniels International
    Senior Vice President


    S657 | Electromagnetic Field (EMF) Safety and Health for Induction Heating


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

    Sponsored by the Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty


    Description

    A review of safety and health considerations for Electromagnetic Field (EMF) Non-Ionizing Radiation as applied to Induction heaters in the Oil Tool manufacturing industry. The physics and biology of EMF and relevant exposure standards, monitoring equipment and controls will be covered.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    John Baker

    BSI EHS Service and Solutions
    Principal Consultant


    Shaun A. Payne

    National Oilwell Varco, LLP
    Global HSE Officer - Operations


    S658 | Keeping an Eye on Fatigue in the Workplace


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


    Description

    Companies addressing fatigue risks know this multi-faceted challenge requires comprehensive strategies and a business case that effectively answers "Why should we invest in resources to mitigate this issue?." Eye on Fatigue is a unique approach integrating organizational strategies and worker engagement to enhance your ability to successfully mitigate fatigue risks.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Susan Sawatzky

    In-Scope Solutions
    Director


    S659 | Safety & Health and the Working Woman


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

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) Common Interest Group and the Public Sector Practice Specialty


    Description

    Rosie the Riveter and those women workers since have faced a myriad of occupational health and safety risks that may result in injury, illness or death. This presentation will focus on the many hazards that may be gender specific, as well as means of assessing and controlling these risks.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    Leo J. DeBobes

    Stony Brook University Hospital
    Asst. Administrator, Emergency Management and Regulatory Compliance


    Delaney K. Jones

    Columbia University
    Health and Safety Specialist


    S660 | Safety in the World of Standardization - What is Our Role?


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

    Sponsored by the International Practice Specialty


    Description

    The use of ISO standards to improve operational efficiency and compliance in multiple jurisdictions is growing. Does the safety professional have a role to play when these management systems are developed and implemented? Learn how to apply your unique set of skills and knowledge to the new business management systems.

    Track

    International, Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Holly C. Elke

    SH&E System Solutions Inc.
    Senior QHSE Advisor (Owner)


    S661 | Identifying Hazards Using the Fatalities in Oil and Gas Extraction Database


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


    Description

    NIOSH's Fatalities in Oil and Gas database (FOG) began in 2014 to collect detailed industry-specific information about worker oil and gas extraction deaths. Analysis of FOG data has led to the identification of several industry hazards, which will be covered in this session, along with recommendations for reducing these hazards.

    Track

    Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources

    Speaker(s)

    Alejandra Ramirez-Cardenas

    CDC-NIOSH
    Research Assistant


    Kyla Retzer

    CDC-NIOSH
    Epidemiologist


    S662 | How to Survive an OSHA Inspection


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


    Description

    Are you compliant, unprepared or complacent? While OSHA routinely visits construction sites and manufacturing facilities, many other types of businesses are subject to be inspected and citations issued if not in compliance. Learn: What triggers an OHSA inspection; The inspection process; Your rights and obligations.

    Track

    Executive, Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Paul Andersen

    OSHA Compliance Services, LLC
    Safety Engineer


    S663 | OSHA - Saving Lives One Case at a Time Part 2


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


    Description

    Representatives from OSHA field offices will share the results of these case studies: Anhydrous Ammonia Release - 10 Seconds Too Long; Amputation Hazards in an Auto Part Manufacturing Plant

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Philip Pisasale



    Jose A. Gonzalez



    S664 | GHS/HazCom: The Game - Can You Pass the Compliance Test?


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


    Description

    With GHS adoption complete, HazCom continues to rank as OSHA's second most cited standard. Reasons for noncompliance range from deficiencies with written plans, to faulty SDS management processes, to ineffective container labeling. Test your HazCom compliance knowledge in our interactive session, complete with exercises that will enhance your learning experience!

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Chuck Haling

    VelocityEHS/MSDSonline
    Vice President of Sales


    Glenn Trout

    VelocityEHS/MSDSonline
    CEO


    S665 | A New Risk-Based Model for Prevention of Fatalities and Serious Injuries


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


    Description

    The session will discuss a six-step model for preventing fatality and serious incidents, a new strategy that offers control-based criteria for prioritizing serious risks, considers HOP factors in creating preventive measures, and outlines how to make the cultural and organizational improvements needed to sustain prevention efforts.

    Track

    Executive, Risk Assessment, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Dee Woodhull

    ORC HSE Strategies, LLC
    Partner


    Stephen A. Newell

    ORC HSE Strategies, LLC
    Partner


    S666 | Hazards of Homeless Encampments and Working in Urban Environments


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

    Sponsored by the Public Sector Practice Specialty


    Description

    This presentation introduces the hazards of working in urban environments, and nearby to homeless/transient encampments. An eye-opening introduction to work environments, workplaces (field and facilities), and worker tasks where homeless encampments, meth labs, and other urban hazards can potentially be encountered by a variety of workforces will be presented.

    Track

    Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Cynthia E. Braun

    Braun Safety Associates, LLC
    President


    S667 | Leveraging Safety and Loss Control Resources from Your Insurance Providers


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

    Sponsored by the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    Learn how to access valuable safety resources from your insurance and risk management providers. Many organizations have been more successful by tapping into those resources to solve both simple and complex safety issues.

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Russell S. Norman

    Moreton and Company
    Safety and Loss Control Manager


    Morgan Henrie

    Moreton and Company
    Industrial Hygenist


    S668 | Causing Safety


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


    Description

    For over a century safety professionals have believed that the key to achieving a safe workplace lies in preventing worker injuries, but this session challenges this approach and offers another, more proactive approach to creating a safer workplace; one that focuses on the drivers of safety.

    Track

    Safety Management, Sustainability / Human Capital

    Speaker(s)

    Phil C. LaDuke

    Environmental Resources Management
    Principle Consultant


    S669 | ANSI Z10 Revision - Advancing OHS Performance Through Management System Practices


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

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee and the Management Practice Specialty


    Description

    ANSI/ASSE Z10 has been one of the hottest standards for organizations looking to improve H&S performance. This forum will feature a panel of speakers to introduce proposed improvements such as New View/Human and Organizational Performance, Fatality and Serious Incident prevention, worker health strategies and synergy with ISO 45001.

    Track

    Safety Management, Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    James Howe

    Safety Solutions
    Principal


    Sharon D. Kemerer

    Baxter International Inc.
    Corporate Director, Occupational Health & Safety


    Vic M. Toy

    Insyst OH&S
    Principal


    S670 | Auditing the Electrical Safety Program: An Overview of Requirements & Approaches


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


    Description

    Electrical safety program auditing provides tools to identify deficiencies, and is required by NFPA 70E. Guidance on auditing program effectiveness as intended to reduce arc flash/shock risk to qualified persons, and key elements from NFPA 70E (Workplace Electrical Safety-2018 edition) will be presented.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Paul A. Zoubek

    Zoubek Consulting, LLC
    President


    S671 | Virtual Reality: Actual Hazards


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

    Sponsored by the Training & Communications Practice Specialty


    Description

    Attendees will see how virtual reality can benefit your EHS training program. This session will show how VR can be applied to EHS training. New technologies are often wrought with challenges. Attend this session and learn ways to overcome emerging challenges in a virtual learning environment.

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Jonathan Jacobi

    Underwriters Laboratories
    Senior EHS Advisor


    E. Andrew Kapp

    Underwriters Laboratories
    Research Manager


    Susan Murphy

    Underwriters Laboratories
    Director of Professional Learning Services


    S672 | Humor in Safety: 2 Point Oh! An Update By Request


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


    Description

    Humor in Safety is back! The Sequel to the ever-popular Humor in Safety will have an updated platform and more applications for your safety presentations that may have become boring. We know that safety is a serious topic, but we can learn how to make safety training interesting and fun!

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Tim Page-Bottorff

    Total Safety Compliance
    Principal Consultant


    S673 | Fundamentals of SH&E: Workplace Health


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


    Description

    This session will review factors in the workplace such as chemical exposure, air quality, toxins, carcinogens and others that impact the health of the workforce. The role of the safety and health professional in assessing and addressing these health hazards will be discussed.

    Track

    Fundamentals

    Speaker(s)

    C. David Langlois

    Langlois Weigand & Associates, Inc.
    Consultant


    S674 | Managing Safety During Economic Downturns


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


    Description

    The literature suggests that businesses and sectors may experience economic downturns. As a result, environmental safety and health programs and initiatives may be affected. This session will promote dialog and conversation about challenges and opportunities for businesses and safety professionals during economic downturns. Join us for the discussion and share your experiences and best practices while coming up with ways to manage safety during economic downturns.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Speaker(s)

    TBD

    Number Session Level Track
    S650 See the Big Picture: Improve Safety Communications by Enhancing Visual Controls I Business Skills & Personal Development
    S651 The 7 Qualities of Outstanding Safety Professionals I Business Skills & Personal Development
    S652 Fall Protection in Residential Construction: STILL TALKING ABOUT IT! I Construction
    S653 Preparing for Emergencies: The Key to a Successful Failure I Emergency Management / Security, Fire Protection
    S654 Controlling Dust Explosion Hazards Associated with Packaging I Fire Protection
    S655 Sudden Cardiovascular Death in the Workplace: Is It Preventable? I Healthcare / Wellness
    S656 BBS & HOP: Contradictory or Complementary? I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S657 Electromagnetic Field (EMF) Safety and Health for Induction Heating I Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S658 Keeping an Eye on Fatigue in the Workplace E Industrial Hygiene / Health, Safety Management
    S659 Safety & Health and the Working Woman I Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S660 Safety in the World of Standardization - What is Our Role? B International, Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S661 Identifying Hazards Using the Fatalities in Oil and Gas Extraction Database B Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources
    S662 How to Survive an OSHA Inspection I Executive, Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S663 OSHA - Saving Lives One Case at a Time Part 2 B, I, A, E Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S664 GHS/HazCom: The Game - Can You Pass the Compliance Test? B Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S665 A New Risk-Based Model for Prevention of Fatalities and Serious Injuries I Executive, Risk Assessment, Safety Management
    S666 Hazards of Homeless Encampments and Working in Urban Environments I Risk Assessment
    S667 Leveraging Safety and Loss Control Resources from Your Insurance Providers I Risk Management / Insurance
    S668 Causing Safety A Safety Management, Sustainability / Human Capital
    S669 ANSI Z10 Revision - Advancing OHS Performance Through Management System Practices I Safety Management, Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S670 Auditing the Electrical Safety Program: An Overview of Requirements & Approaches I Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S671 Virtual Reality: Actual Hazards A Training / Education
    S672 Humor in Safety: 2 Point Oh! An Update By Request I Training / Education
    S673 Fundamentals of SH&E: Workplace Health B Fundamentals
    S674 Managing Safety During Economic Downturns Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 6, 7:45am - 9:00am

    S701 | So You Want to Be a Manager and Possibly Work Overseas?


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

    Sponsored by the International Practice Specialty


    Description

    You know about safety and safety management systems, but are you a people manager? Managing a team is an important element in career development. This session will outline some of the styles and pitfalls to be avoided as safety professionals assume management roles.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Richard T. Cooper

    Level3 Communications
    Head SHE(Q) - EMEA


    S702 | Elevate Your Presence! A Safety Pro's Guide to Leveraging Social Media


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

    Sponsored by the Blacks in Safety Engineering (BISE), Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) Common Interest Groups and the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

    Craft the story of your career and publish it yourself! In this session you'll learn strategies for establishing or elevating your current online presence through multi-modal publishing and public speaking. Tweeting, snapping and blogging is encouraged during this session - bring your mobile device!

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Abby Ferri

    The Ferri Group LLC
    President


    S703 | Alphabet Soup: Career Advancement with Certifications


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

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Engineering (WISE), Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Groups and the Consultants and Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

    Professional credentialing and competency are key factors for career advancement as an occupational health and safety (OHS) professional. This presentation will identify the most relevant recognized certifications and explore the career benefits of certification. Study methods, tools, and testing techniques that prepare candidates for certification exams will be explained.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Daniel J. Snyder

    SPAN International Training LLC
    Owner and CEO


    S704 | Media Relations: When the Press Knocks on Your Door


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


    Description

    The press can knock on your door at anytime - are you ready? Participants will explore a variety of topics, including conducting an effective media interview, key message development, staging the media, crisis communication strategies, and media relations.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Executive

    Speaker(s)

    Kelly A. McBride

    York College of Pennsylvania
    Assistant Professor of Communication


    S705 | Thinking Outside the Fence - Protecting the Contractor and the General Public


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


    Description

    Are you aware of the significant loss exposures construction companies face when working around the general public? This session will provide insight for safety professionals to broaden their risk management knowledge base by reviewing the ANSI A10.34-2001 Standard "Protection of the Public on or Adjacent to Construction Sites."

    Track

    Construction, Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Andrew J. Giza

    Lockton Companies
    Assistant Vice President, Senior Loss Control Consultant


    Blake England

    Lockton Companies
    Loss Control Specialist


    S706 | Experiential Learning to Improve Safety Compliance at Construction - A Case Study


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


    Description

    Potential of experiential learning technique - this could be a simple yet very effective safety training methodology. This presentation will share examples, which have been gathered during hands-on development at two safety innovations schools in India, initially in L&T Hazira and L&T Kanchipuram in India.

    Track

    Construction, Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Krishna Nirmalya Sen

    L&T Construction, MMH SBG
    Head, EHS


    S707 | Four Ways Safety Engineers Can Help Mitigate Security-related Safety Risks


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


    Description

    As operations become more connected, organizations are making security investments to help protect intellectual property, operations and brand. However, the inherent safety implications of security risks are often overlooked. Working with IT and OT teams, EHS professionals can integrate safety and security to better assess and mitigate security-based safety risks.

    Track

    Emergency Management / Security, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Steve Ludwig

    Rockwell Automation
    Safety Programs Manager


    S708 | Concurrent Incident Command Systems - Part 3


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

    Sponsored by the Fire Protection, Public Sector Practice Specialties


    Description

    This session, the third of three, will mentor the safety professional in the mandated FEMA incident command system courses, guiding the student to successful completion of the FEMA test. Participants will be prepared for interactions with local, state and federal emergency responders.

    Track

    Emergency Management / Security, Fire Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Edward L. Zimmermann

    EnLink Midstream
    Safety Specialist


    Leo J. DeBobes

    Stony Brook University Hospital
    Asst. Administrator, Emergency Management and Regulatory Compliance


    Gabriel F. Miehl

    GE Transportation
    Senior Health and Safety Manager


    S709 | ISO 14001:2015 EMS, How to Successfully Upgrade to New Requirements


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

    Sponsored by the Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group and the Environmental Practice Specialty


    Description

    Specific explanation of the changes featured in the ISO 14001:2015 EMS standard and detailed descriptions of the implementation of changes to demonstrate conformance to the new standard requirements. Technical guidance for revising current management systems and features input and interpretations of new requirements from EMS consultants and registrar auditors will be provided.

    Track

    Environment / Hazardous Material, Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Dylan Gaudineer

    American Packaging Corporation Flexographic Printing and Laminating Division
    Safety Manager


    S710 | On-Site Health Recipe: Blending Soft Tissue Wellness & Injury Prevention Efforts


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


    Description

    The benefits and opportunities for OSH professionals to collaborate with Physical and Occupational Therapists working on-site to help create a healthier workforce will be shown. Preventing soft tissue injuries positively impacts both the employer and the employees, yet there are numerous barriers to overcome along the way.

    Track

    Ergonomics, Healthcare / Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Jeff Paddock

    WorkWell Prevention & Care
    OnSite Services Manager


    Matthew Byrne

    WorkWell Prevention & Care
    Director of Development


    S711 | Values-Based Safety - The Power Behind Safety Motivation


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


    Description

    Priorities change; true corporate and personal values remain constant. This presentation helps you discover how to motivate workers using Values-Based Safety. People's personal values drive their thoughts and behaviors. Learn techniques to instill safety as a value for employees and leaders.

    Track

    Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    John W. Drebinger

    John Drebinger Presentations
    President


    S712 | Safety in Developing Nations


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

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


    Description

    Examine the lessons learned by a construction safety consultant in various developing nations. What trends are emerging and how do they effect or impact safety as a discipline and the future of safety in construction.

    Track

    International

    Speaker(s)

    Laura A. Casey

    SafeCon Solutions, LLC
    Principal


    S713 | Navigating the Changing Currents of OSHA and Employment Law: Where Are We Now


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


    Description

    Two seasoned safety professionals turned attorneys explain the current state of OSHA and key employment law developments now that we are 1.5 years into a new Administration. This interactive session engages participants with hypotheticals to answer questions and apply strategies to spot legal landmines and minimize risk in their organizations.

    Track

    Executive, Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Barry S. Spurlock

    Eastern Kentucky University
    Assistant Professor


    Todd B. Logsdon

    Fisher & Phillips
    Partner/Attorney


    S714 | Risk Identification, Evaluation and Control for the OSH Professional


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

    Sponsored by the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    The OSH Profession often struggles with the concept of risk and integrating it with hazards. The future professional should seek opportunities for improvement, in addition to identifying and correcting hazards, and view risk mitigation as a method of change management. This session will focus on how this can be accomplished.

    Track

    Risk Assessment, Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Francis P. Sehn

    Willis Towers Watson
    Vice President Risk Control and Claims Advocacy


    S715 | Perspectives on Preventing SIF's - Nine Interventions that Really Matter


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


    Description

    Organizations making significant progress in mitigating precursors to serious injuries and fatalities (SIF) have focused their efforts in nine key areas. In this session, we explore these areas and discuss the workstreams involved in successful interventions. Lessons-learned, data, and leadership support strategies from these successful client organizations are discussed.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Don Martin

    Dekra
    Vice President


    S716 | World-class Safety by Actively Engaging Employees using Five Pillars of Safety


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

    Sponsored by the Management Practice Specialty


    Description

    This session will discuss various techniques to actively engage all employees in cultivating a world-class safety culture. With OSHA taking a tough stand increasing inspections and fines, companies are striving for an organized approach to getting employees actively engaged in safety. A road map to achieving this goal will be discussed.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Michael Saujani

    MKS Safety LLC
    President


    S717 | Implement New Fall Protection Regulations and Standards… and Make it Stick


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


    Description

    Changes to the ANSI Z359 fall protection standards and OSHA regulations encourage a new view of an organization's fall protection program and can affect everything from overall policy to equipment purchases to training. Participants will use this information to determine strategies to reduce risk for workers at heights.

    Track

    Safety Management, Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Thomas Kramer

    LJB Inc.
    Principal


    S718 | Updated! Accepted Practices for Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Training Programs, Z390.1


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

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee and the Consultants and Oil & Gas Practice Specialties


    Description

    This session will provide participants with an understanding of ANSI/ASSE Z390.1 "Accepted Practices for Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Training Programs" reviewing the many changes and significant updates including a definition of Occupational Exposure Limit, expanding the Instructor Qualifications, minimum Trainer course content, a non-mandatory Syllabus, Course Objectives, and training for laboratories.

    Track

    Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources, Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Wayne Vanderhoof

    RJR Safety, Inc.
    President


    S719 | Using Safety Training to Inspire Change


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


    Description

    Have you sat through training that tries to inspire change, but ends up putting you to sleep? Have you experienced training that consists of facilitators talking to the boring PowerPoints? Have you had enough of boring safety training? If the answer is yes then this session is for you!

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Marilyn J. Hubner

    BuildUp Research
    Director


    S720 | The Role of Driver Behavior and Incentives in Reducing Road Collisions


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


    Description

    Motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of work-related fatalities. Risky driving behavior is the leading cause of these collisions. Gain an understanding of why risky driving behaviors that lead to traffic accidents are often discounted by drivers, and the role incentives and corporate culture play in improving driver behaviors.

    Track

    Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Gregory J. Wolfe

    U.S. Department of State
    Division Director, Risk Analysis and Management


    S721 | Fundamentals of SH&E: Basic Construction


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


    Description

    This session will address essential construction safety principles and practices that are useful to the beginning construction safety professional, as well as individuals in other industries faced with a construction project in their organization.

    Track

    Fundamentals

    Speaker(s)

    Carl W. Heinlein

    American Contractors Insurance Group
    Senior Safety Consultant


    S722 | A New Look at Key Competencies for Safety Leadership


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


    Description

    Safety professionals, line management and executives have common goals – assessing risk, enhancing human performance, and managing change. It’s not just about low incident rates and enforcing rules. Whether you have direct authority or are influencing without authority, what strategies have been working well? What needs to be better?

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Speaker(s)

    TBD

    Number Session Level Track
    S701 So You Want to Be a Manager and Possibly Work Overseas? B Business Skills & Personal Development
    S702 Elevate Your Presence! A Safety Pro's Guide to Leveraging Social Media I Business Skills & Personal Development
    S703 Alphabet Soup: Career Advancement with Certifications B Business Skills & Personal Development
    S704 Media Relations: When the Press Knocks on Your Door I Business Skills & Personal Development, Executive
    S705 Thinking Outside the Fence - Protecting the Contractor and the General Public A Construction, Risk Management / Insurance
    S706 Experiential Learning to Improve Safety Compliance at Construction - A Case Study A Construction, Training / Education
    S707 Four Ways Safety Engineers Can Help Mitigate Security-related Safety Risks E Emergency Management / Security, Safety Management
    S708 Concurrent Incident Command Systems - Part 3 B Emergency Management / Security, Fire Protection
    S709 ISO 14001:2015 EMS, How to Successfully Upgrade to New Requirements I Environment / Hazardous Material, Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S710 On-Site Health Recipe: Blending Soft Tissue Wellness & Injury Prevention Efforts B Ergonomics, Healthcare / Wellness
    S711 Values-Based Safety - The Power Behind Safety Motivation A Human Behavior
    S712 Safety in Developing Nations I International
    S713 Navigating the Changing Currents of OSHA and Employment Law: Where Are We Now I Executive, Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S714 Risk Identification, Evaluation and Control for the OSH Professional I Risk Assessment, Risk Management / Insurance
    S715 Perspectives on Preventing SIF's - Nine Interventions that Really Matter A Safety Management
    S716 World-class Safety by Actively Engaging Employees using Five Pillars of Safety I Safety Management
    S717 Implement New Fall Protection Regulations and Standards… and Make it Stick B Safety Management, Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S718 Updated! Accepted Practices for Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Training Programs, Z390.1 B Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources, Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S719 Using Safety Training to Inspire Change I Training / Education
    S720 The Role of Driver Behavior and Incentives in Reducing Road Collisions I Transportation
    S721 Fundamentals of SH&E: Basic Construction B Fundamentals
    S722 A New Look at Key Competencies for Safety Leadership Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm

    S725 | Safety Through Accountability and Recognition - A Program Self Assessment


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm


    Description

    This presentation will demonstrate a five-level safety program maturity model, synced with ISO 45001, that you can use to determine where your program is, and where it needs to go to mature. Leading metrics to validate management accountability, and employee engagement models will also be part of your program's self-evaluation.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Executive, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Paul A. Esposito

    STAR Consultants, Inc.
    President


    S726 | Safety Leader to Business Leader - Bridging the Gap


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Sponsored by the Blacks in Safety Engineering (BISE), Safety Professional and the Latino Workforce (SPALW) Common Interest Groups and the Management Practice Specialty


    Description

    "The difference between management and leadership is communication" - Winston Churchill. Based on information gathered from over 9 years of interviews with corporate leaders, you will learn their candid responses to what is needed to be considered for Executive level positions that can influence corporate or business unit strategy.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    John McBride

    Consentium Search, LLC
    Director, National Recruiting


    S727 | Crane Operator Qualifications


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm


    Description

    Operator qualification is not the same as certification or licensing, each will be explained, followed by suggested practices to evaluate the competency of crane operators for the specific machine to which they may be assigned. The new OSHA 2018 crane operator requirements will be included.

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    William Davis

    Wells Enterprises
    Industrial Engineer


    S728 | Recruiting, Retaining and Keeping Women in Construction Safe


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee and the Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) Common Interest Group


    Description

    Women face many challenges as they enter into careers in construction. Learn about issues related to safety, recruiting and retaining women in the construction industry and identify strategies to keep them safe and engaged.

    Track

    Construction, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Kathleen Dobson

    Alberici Constructors, Inc.
    Safety Director


    S729 | Rapid Response to a Fall Protection Emergency


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm

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


    Description

    This presentation will discuss alternatives for achieving an effective post-fall rescue plan, ranging from coordination with local (9-1-1) emergency responders, to developing internal response plans to fill the gap and prevent further injuries. Practical guidance will be offered for use in developing a preplan that is both compliant and effective.

    Track

    Emergency Management / Security

    Speaker(s)

    Loui McCurley

    Pigeon Mountain Industries
    CEO


    S730 | Predictive Model Approach to IAQ Management of Facilities using EML


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm


    Description

    Exposure of workers to emitted particles, could aggravate the workers' health outcomes. It is exigent to evaluate and predict the concentration of air pollutants. Extreme Machine Learning (EML) was introduced to meet indoor air goals of similar facilities, ultimately preventing worker exposures and protecting workers' health.

    Track

    Environment / Hazardous Material, Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    Richard Olawoyin

    Oakland University
    Assistant Professor


    S731 | Hydraulic Fluid Process Safety and Prevention


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm


    Description

    Hydraulic systems and hydraulically-operated equipment are found in nearly all types of manufacturing and industrial plants. When petroleum based hydraulic fluids are in use, significant hazards to people and property exist due to the possibility of a fine oil mist, especially when ignition sources are present.

    Track

    Fire Protection

    Speaker(s)

    Christopher Drobny

    Chubb Ltd.
    Senior Property Specialist


    Shawn O'Shell

    Chubb Ltd.
    Property Specialist


    S732 | BBS for Today's Realities


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm


    Description

    While several versions of behavior-based safety have been around since the 1980s, few have truly adapted to the changing environment in which they operate. Making BBS fit your culture, operations and logistical realities, rather than making your company fit some idealistic model, is key to success in today's realities.

    Track

    Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Terry L. Mathis

    ProAct Safety Inc.
    CEO


    S733 | Managing Diversity in Global Organizations - Challenge for OHS Professionals


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm


    Description

    The OS&H Profession is faced with numerous challenges to overcome the global barriers in the workplace. The presentation will focus on addressing both cross-cultural and multicultural aspects in managing Global Occupational Safety and Health programs. Practical experience, skill mapping strategies used at global locations, and challenges faced will be shared.

    Track

    International

    Speaker(s)

    Shaman Ahuja

    Fosbel India Private Limited
    Senior Manager - EHS


    S734 | Risk-Based Process Safety for Upstream Oil & Gas: Put Your Boots On, It's Coming!


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Sponsored by the Oil & Gas Practice Specialty


    Description

    We are all problem solvers. Did you know that safety engineering can help you be even better? Come and see how safety engineering principles can enhance your problem solving skills. No, calculus is not required as a pre-requisite. What? You have to see it to believe it.

    Track

    Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources

    Speaker(s)

    Mark D. Hansen

    Colorado Springs Utilities
    Safety and Health


    Jim Johnstone

    Contek, LLC
    President


    Mike Spangler

    Contek Solutions, LLC
    Senior Advisor


    S735 | How Much Sand Does OSHA Allow to be Kicked in Your Face?


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee and the Construction Practice Specialty


    Description

    This presentation will familiarize the participant with the new OSHA silica rule and discuss the toxic effects of exposures and sampling protocol. How to take a breathing zone sample will be demonstrated.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Terry W. Krug

    EXOSHA
    President


    S736 | Coca-Cola Operational Excellence: A Safety Diagnostic Event


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm


    Description

    This session will showcase a Safety Diagnostic approach using Coca-Cola's Operational Excellence Principles to identify hazards, prioritize risk and reduce injuries. Focus will target reducing waste and risk associated with defects in the process, excessive motion/processing, transportation and improving culture and productivity.

    Track

    Executive, Risk Assessment, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Steven E. Jablon

    Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages
    Environment, Health & Safety Manager


    Daniel Callahan

    Coca-Cola Refreshments
    Regional EHSS Manager


    Brandon Wiseman

    Swire Coca-Cola
    Corporate Safety Specialist


    S737 | Alternate Methods of Energy Control for Routine and Repetitive Machine Tasks


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm


    Description

    Control of hazardous energy for machine service, maintenance and alternate minor tasks requires management to diligently evaluate each machine activity for proper procedure and risk reduction. Best practice options on "how to" proceed with this challenge are explored in this presentation.

    Track

    Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Paul J. Prince

    ESIS
    Senior Safety Consultant


    S738 | Preventing Injuries: Applying the Total Worker Health Model


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm


    Description

    Preventing injuries is always the goal, but how can that be accomplished given a workforce who is aging and has complex health issues, along with work related injuries? The NIOSH Total Worker Health model can be applied to help refocus the efforts to reduce or prevent injuries.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Deborah R. Roy

    L.L. Bean, Inc.
    Corporate Director Health, Safety and Wellness


    S739 | Who Really Cares About Workplace Safety?... Leadership for Today's 24/7 Problems


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm


    Description

    An organization's competitive advantage are the skills and intellectual capital of their workforce. A key issue today is keeping employees safe 24/7, since the majority of injuries/fatalities occur outside the workplace. Attendees will learn how empowering employees to protect themselves 24/7 results in workplace improvements in safety, quality and productivity.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Don Wilson

    SafeStart®
    Vice President


    S740 | What You Really Need for an OSHA Compliant Fall Protection Anchorage


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm


    Description

    Anchorages are one of the most critical elements of a fall protection system. This session will clarify OSHA's design and inspection requirements of fall protection anchorages, and will provide guidance on best practices that will ensure an anchorage will perform as expected when called upon to save a life.

    Track

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

    Speaker(s)

    Kevin Wilcox

    LJB Inc.
    Principal


    S741 | Lockout/Tagout - What You Won't Find in the Standard


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Sponsored by the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

    The LOTO standard is consistently on the list of the Top 10 most frequently cited OSHA standards, and part of the reason is that a lot of information isn't in the regulation itself. This session discusses additional details that can help with achieving compliance while avoiding unnecessary bureaucracy.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Debby Shewitz

    Shewitz Consulting, LLC
    Owner


    Carol Robinson

    Specialty Technical Consultants
    Expert Technical Advisor


    S742 | This Ain't Your Normal Safety Training - Part 2


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm


    Description

    Not your typical "death by PowerPoint!" Come discover the three Ls, Learn - Laugh - Leverage for a successful presentation. Tips, tools and traps will be presented giving each participant an opportunity to leave the session with new tools and skills to make their next training event memorable. Bring your laptop, tablet or phone.

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    James "Skipper" Kendrick

    Kendrick Global Enterprises, LLC
    President


    S743 | Why We Need to Add Creative Non-fiction in Our Training (and how to do so)!


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Sponsored by the Management, Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

    Creative nonfiction (CNF) conveys the essence of what's important. CNF is used in many venues including science communication, long-form writing, and presentations to lawmakers. This presentation will demonstrate how more memorable narrative is, to create CNF, and to emphasize the key points. Both examples and key details will be covered.

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Jonathan T. Klane

    Arizona State University (ASU)
    Bald-headed Safety Guy


    S744 | Cargo Tank Motor Vehicle (CTMV) Confined Space Safety


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Sponsored by the Transportation Practice Specialty


    Description

    An overview of the unique hazards of confined space in cargo tank motor vehicles with recommended safety practices will be reviewed. References based upon the ANSI/ASSE Z117.1 Standard, the NFPA 350 Best Practices Guide for Safe Confined Space Entry and Work, and how to implement a new program or improve an existing one will be shared.

    Track

    Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Daniel J. O'Connell

    SAFETRAN, LLC
    Director of Safety


    S745 | Effective Use of Prevention through Design (PtD) for Mitigating Safety Hazards


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm


    Description

    As a safety professional, have you spent time and resources retrofitting equipment or work processes after implementation? PtD is a proven method, when applied correctly it will reduce risks of new hazards, reduce/eliminate injuries, and ultimately improve the workplace. Participants will share best practices and learn how others are implementing PtD.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Speaker(s)

    TBD

    S746 | The Changing Face of the Safety Profession


    June 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm


    Description

    The safety profession has changed dramatically since many ASSE members began working. Now, new safety professionals are more likely to graduate with a degree with no experience, and work on their own without mentors to guide their professional development. How can the safety profession encourage young professionals to grow, and what resources are already available? Similarly, how can we capture the knowledge of the experts and professionals that are leaving the field? This group discussion will look at different options together.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Speaker(s)

    TBD

    Number Session Level Track
    S725 Safety Through Accountability and Recognition - A Program Self Assessment A Business Skills & Personal Development, Executive, Safety Management
    S726 Safety Leader to Business Leader - Bridging the Gap A Business Skills & Personal Development
    S727 Crane Operator Qualifications A Construction
    S728 Recruiting, Retaining and Keeping Women in Construction Safe B Construction, Safety Management
    S729 Rapid Response to a Fall Protection Emergency A Emergency Management / Security
    S730 Predictive Model Approach to IAQ Management of Facilities using EML A Environment / Hazardous Material, Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S731 Hydraulic Fluid Process Safety and Prevention B Fire Protection
    S732 BBS for Today's Realities A Human Behavior
    S733 Managing Diversity in Global Organizations - Challenge for OHS Professionals A International
    S734 Risk-Based Process Safety for Upstream Oil & Gas: Put Your Boots On, It's Coming! I Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources
    S735 How Much Sand Does OSHA Allow to be Kicked in Your Face? I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S736 Coca-Cola Operational Excellence: A Safety Diagnostic Event A Executive, Risk Assessment, Safety Management
    S737 Alternate Methods of Energy Control for Routine and Repetitive Machine Tasks I Risk Management / Insurance
    S738 Preventing Injuries: Applying the Total Worker Health Model I Healthcare / Wellness, Safety Management
    S739 Who Really Cares About Workplace Safety?... Leadership for Today's 24/7 Problems I Safety Management
    S740 What You Really Need for an OSHA Compliant Fall Protection Anchorage I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector, Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S741 Lockout/Tagout - What You Won't Find in the Standard B Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S742 This Ain't Your Normal Safety Training - Part 2 I Training / Education
    S743 Why We Need to Add Creative Non-fiction in Our Training (and how to do so)! A Training / Education
    S744 Cargo Tank Motor Vehicle (CTMV) Confined Space Safety I Transportation
    S745 Effective Use of Prevention through Design (PtD) for Mitigating Safety Hazards Key Issue Collaboration Session
    S746 The Changing Face of the Safety Profession Key Issue Collaboration Session
  • June 6, 1:45pm - 2:45pm

    S750 | Beyond Occupational Safety: Opportunities for Safety Professionals


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

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


    Description

    This session will provide ideas for Safety Professionals who are interested in moving from an occupational safety focus to a health promotion and/or injury prevention focus in their current workplace, with other employers/clients, or in a community health setting, in order to have an impact beyond occupational safety.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Maureen M. Johnson

    University of Vermont Medical Center
    Child Passenger Safety Specialist


    S751 | Employment Law and How to Apply It to Your Business


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


    Description

    Navigating the minefield of employment laws is complicated and different for every state and industry. EmployerESource.com will explain how various employment laws effect your industry and how they work hand in hand with your employee handbook.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development

    Speaker(s)

    Wendy V. Christie

    EmployerESource.com
    Owner


    Mack Brennan

    EmployerESource.com
    HR Specialist


    S752 | Construction Risk and Management… What is Your Strategy?


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


    Description

    Cranes/rigging operations and transportation management are marquee safety and risk management targets, often overlooked or casually considered during construction planning. These are key jobsite and over-the-road exposures contributing to the financial success of construction projects. This presentation highlights strategies and case studies to mobilize construction risk and management best practices.

    Track

    Construction, Risk Assessment, Risk Management / Insurance

    Speaker(s)

    Jim G. Bourgeois

    The Hanover Insurance Group
    Technical Director - Specialty


    Mark W. Monson

    The Hanover Insurance Group
    Technical Director - Specialty


    Jack E. Powell

    The Hanover Insurance Group
    Industry Solutions Director


    S753 | Contractor Prequalification & Management Beyond the Database


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


    Description

    Do you hire contractors? If so, come understand how to implement a contractor prequalification process and management program. If you are already using one, you'll learn how to improve your current methodology to reduce the overall risk and exposure to your workplace.

    Track

    Construction

    Speaker(s)

    Nicole A. Coughlin

    IMA
    Risk Control Specialist


    Niki J. Washam

    IMA
    Risk Control Specialist


    S754 | Predicting Workers' Exposure to Hazards Using the Exposure Control Database


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


    Description

    This session will introduce the web-accessible, interactive "Exposure Control Database" developed by CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training. Learn how to use this system to predict workers' exposure to job site hazards and make informed decisions to proactively protect workers from hazards before the project begins.

    Track

    Construction, Risk Assessment

    Speaker(s)

    Babak Memarian

    CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training
    Director of Exposure Control Technologies Research


    Sara Brooks

    CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training
    Industrial Hygienist


    S755 | 10 Feet Tall and Bulletproof


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


    Description

    Does the term "I've been doing this job for 30 years and have never been hurt" sound familiar? Do you have people in your organization that are "10 Feet Tall and Bullet Proof?" The transition from thinking that nothing can hurt us to learning from our mistakes will be discussed.

    Track

    Business Skills & Personal Development, Emergency Management / Security

    Speaker(s)

    Jack Jackson

    Zion Safety Consulting
    President


    S756 | Hazardous Materials and Best Practices for Storm water Site Compliance


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

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) Common Interest Group and the Environmental Practice Specialty


    Description

    Storm water compliance under the Clean Water Act requires construction sites to manage hazardous chemicals, soils and trash discharges to prevent offsite discharge of polluted storm water. This session demonstrates current best management practices, selection and proper installation of BMPs and employee training requirements, and what regulators currently require for site compliance.

    Track

    Environment / Hazardous Material

    Speaker(s)

    Diane J. Hale

    HERServices, Inc.
    Director of ESH


    Glenn S. Hale

    HERServices, Inc
    Stormwater Manager


    S757 | Ice Cream and Ergonomics: The Tail of Blue Bunny


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

    Sponsored by the Ergonomics Practice Specialty


    Description

    Establishing an effective ergonomics process at an ice cream manufacturing plant can be a rocky road (pun intended). Despite business changes, Wells Enterprises reduced its MSD risk by 40% by addressing the exposures to MSD risk factors and reducing them. The presentation will share what has and hasn't worked.

    Track

    Ergonomics

    Speaker(s)

    Gregg Junck

    Wells Enterprises
    Senior EHSS Manager


    William Davis

    Wells Enterprises
    Industrial Engineer


    S758 | The Value of Work: Protecting Employee Fitness and Productivity


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


    Description

    An occupational medicine physician will describe beneficial physical and psychosocial aspects of work and how safety professionals can leverage that value. Case studies will be used to illustrate strategies for health risk identification and injury management programs to prevent work-related physical and mental health concerns from becoming costly challenges.

    Track

    Healthcare / Wellness

    Speaker(s)

    Peter P. Greaney

    WorkCare, Inc.
    President, CEO and Medical Director


    S759 | Thoughts, Feelings and Opinions: Gauging Employees' Perceptions


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

    Sponsored by the Public Sector, Training & Communications Practice Specialties


    Description

    Employee perception surveys provide insight as to how employees feel about safety and health within your organization. Learn how to put together your own perception survey! Explore items to include in your survey, tips for promoting survey completion, and how to use survey results to improve your safety management system.

    Track

    Executive, Human Behavior

    Speaker(s)

    Lori A. Schroth

    Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC)
    Senior Safety and Environmental Professional


    Brandon J. Hody

    Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC)
    Safety & Occupational Health Professional


    S760 | The Behavioral Safety System: Everything You Must Know About Behavior and Safety


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

    Sponsored by the Consultants Practice Specialty


    Description

    All aspects of human behavior to achieve the best safety results will be presented. The presentation will show how to gain the highest individual commitment (Commitment Based Safety) from employees, as well as building a culture of actively caring. Best Practices in Leadership behaviors with examples will be provided.

    Track

    Human Behavior, Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Bob Veazie

    People Powered Leadership
    President


    S761 | PDAs - Critical Tool for Managing Job Positions and Enhancing Productivity


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

    Sponsored by the Ergonomics Practice Specialty


    Description

    This session highlights the benefits of documenting the physical state of jobs by building robust PDAs that are used in an organization to enhance productivity through employee placement and retention, while supporting hiring practices, returning employees to work, and applying ergonomics practices. Examples from national organizations will be shared.

    Track

    Ergonomics

    Speaker(s)

    Christina Bergman

    Aon Global Risk Consulting
    Managing Consultant


    Jodi Glunz

    Aon Global Risk Consulting
    Senior Consultant


    S762 | Crystalline Silica: Using Science to Simplify the Rules


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


    Description

    This presentation offers attendees an introduction to HazCom 2012 and discussion of OSHA's recently updated Respirable Crystalline Silica rule. Technical methods used for GHS characterization, exemptions which exist, and techniques for the collection and analysis of silica containing aerosols will be reviewed.

    Track

    Industrial Hygiene / Health

    Speaker(s)

    Donald Ewert

    RJ Lee Group
    Occupational Health Services


    S763 | HSE Role and Advances in Offshore Corrosion and Integrity Management


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


    Description

    Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) details with respect to people, the environment and property, are assessed by virtue of good science, robust engineering and careful determination of the impact, for cost, practicality, reputation, and revenue value added.

    Track

    Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources

    Speaker(s)

    Bob Wittkower

    BSI EHS Services and Solutions
    Senior Consultant


    S764 | The Future of OSHA: The Donald Trump Administration


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

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


    Description

    The tides of change have come to OSHA since the election of Donald Trump. In recent years, OSHA's regulations have been based on shaming employers who have significant violations. Under the new administration, OSHA must move from an enforcement-based strategy toward compliance assistance.

    Track

    Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector

    Speaker(s)

    Sheldon A. Primus

    OSHA Compliance Help
    CEO


    S765 | Practicing Safety Differently: A Small Company's Journey to a New Safety Culture


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

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


    Description

    Safety Differently/New View/HOP is coming to the forefront of safety culture practices, but how best to implement on a smaller scale: small company, site, or department? Come hear about one company's journey from "blame and shame" to a learning organization. Learn how using Safety Differently practices enhances your safety culture.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Jennifer A. Harris

    Pearl Therapeutics
    Senior Manager, EH&S


    S766 | Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Tools for Safety Professionals


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

    Sponsored by the Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) Common Interest Group and the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty


    Description

    This session provides participants the foundation to become familiar with Risk Assessment/LSS tools for proposed or existing SH&E programs and projects. Participants will learn to use LSS tools as the framework to develop and improve safety and health management programs. This methodology will be illustrated by detailed case studies.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Monica M. Nevels

    University of Central Missouri
    Assistant Professor of Safety


    Georgi Popov

    University of Central Missouri
    Professor of Safety Sciences


    S767 | Defining EHS Excellence: Best Practices from Campbell Award Winners


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


    Description

    Learn how fourteen Campbell Award-winning organizations have achieved success in protecting their workers, eliminating health hazards, improving the environment, and conserving energy, all while improving business performance and increasing profitability. This session will have valuable takeaways for any industry and organization, large or small.

    Track

    Safety Management

    Speaker(s)

    Katherine Smith

    Campbell Institute - National Safety Council
    Program Manager, Campbell Institute


    Campbell TBD Award Winner

    TBD
    TBD


    S768 | (H2S) Forum - Presented by the ANSI/ASSE Z390 H2S Training Committee


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

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee and the Oil & Gas Practice Specialty


    Description

    This panel discussion will address the major concerns and issues with H2S hazards and exposures in the oil and gas industry. The discussion with the expert panel gives attendees ample opportunity for questions and answers.

    Track

    Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources, Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    Charles A. Simpson

    EPIC Brokers
    Senior Safety Consultant


    Dan M. Brinkman

    High Plains Safety Training Center
    Director & Lead Instructor


    Eric L. Rosemann

    Eric Rosemann and Associates, LLC
    President


    S769 | Who's Checking Your PPE Performance? A Look at NIOSH PPE Post-market Activities


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

    Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee


    Description

    When you must rely on your personal protective equipment, will it perform as designed? In this session you will learn about NIOSH's role in respirator and non-respirator PPE testing and evaluation.

    Track

    Technical / Engineering / Standards

    Speaker(s)

    James R. Harris

    CDC/NIOSH
    Team Lead


    S770 | Emotional Safety: Lessons From the True Tales of Two Storytelling Safety Pros


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

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


    Description

    Stats and gore may grab your audience, but they do not enhance student retention of knowledge! Two storytelling safety pros will share how they have leveraged sad stories, happy stories, and downright disgusting stories to maximize student retention of training.

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Tim Page-Bottorff

    Total Safety Compliance
    Principal Consultant


    Abby Ferri

    The Ferri Group LLC
    President


    S771 | Interactive Training Class Activities for OSHA Outreach Trainers


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

    Sponsored by the Training & Communications Practice Specialty


    Description

    Safety training, including OSHA Outreach Training, can be made more effective if trainees actively participate. In this hands-on session, you will learn why activities make training classes successful. Attendees will take part in several training activities related to OSHA outreach, which they can then use immediately back on the job.

    Track

    Training / Education

    Speaker(s)

    Linda M. Tapp

    SafetyFUNdamentals
    President


    S772 | Using Fleet Safety Programs to Impact Crash Frequency and Severity


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


    Description

    There is more to successful outcomes for fleet safety programs than compliance with standards and model programs. This presentation will discuss successful use of telematics data to reduce aggressive driving, program documentation useful after a significant crash and establishing expectations for drivers, supervisors and management.

    Track

    Transportation

    Speaker(s)

    Peter R. VanDyne

    Liberty Mutual Insurance
    Technical Director


    S773 | Fundamentals of SH&E: Basic Safety Management


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


    Description

    Many safety professionals are responsible for managing manpower, materials and financial resources in their organizations in order to optimize them for safety and health. This session will provide an overview of management principles as they apply to the safety, health and environmental professional.

    Track

    Fundamentals

    Speaker(s)

    Joel N. Tietjens

    T-Jens & T-Jens, Inc.
    President


    S774 | Vapor Intrusion Fundamentals


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


    Description

    Join Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Practice Specialty members in discussing the fundamental concepts of vapor intrusion, safety concerns, health hazards, how vapor intrusion can impact the indoor environment, and best practices for mitigation opportunities.

    Track

    Key Issue Collaboration Session

    Speaker(s)

    TBD

    Number Session Level Track
    S750 Beyond Occupational Safety: Opportunities for Safety Professionals I Business Skills & Personal Development
    S751 Employment Law and How to Apply It to Your Business B Business Skills & Personal Development
    S752 Construction Risk and Management… What is Your Strategy? I Construction, Risk Assessment, Risk Management / Insurance
    S753 Contractor Prequalification & Management Beyond the Database B Construction
    S754 Predicting Workers' Exposure to Hazards Using the Exposure Control Database I Construction, Risk Assessment
    S755 10 Feet Tall and Bulletproof I Business Skills & Personal Development, Emergency Management / Security
    S756 Hazardous Materials and Best Practices for Storm water Site Compliance I Environment / Hazardous Material
    S757 Ice Cream and Ergonomics: The Tail of Blue Bunny I Ergonomics
    S758 The Value of Work: Protecting Employee Fitness and Productivity I Healthcare / Wellness
    S759 Thoughts, Feelings and Opinions: Gauging Employees' Perceptions B Executive, Human Behavior
    S760 The Behavioral Safety System: Everything You Must Know About Behavior and Safety I Human Behavior, Safety Management
    S761 PDAs - Critical Tool for Managing Job Positions and Enhancing Productivity I Ergonomics
    S762 Crystalline Silica: Using Science to Simplify the Rules I Industrial Hygiene / Health
    S763 HSE Role and Advances in Offshore Corrosion and Integrity Management I Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources
    S764 The Future of OSHA: The Donald Trump Administration A Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
    S765 Practicing Safety Differently: A Small Company's Journey to a New Safety Culture I Safety Management
    S766 Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Tools for Safety Professionals I Safety Management
    S767 Defining EHS Excellence: Best Practices from Campbell Award Winners I Safety Management
    S768 (H2S) Forum - Presented by the ANSI/ASSE Z390 H2S Training Committee I Oil Gas / Mining & Mineral Resources, Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S769 Who's Checking Your PPE Performance? A Look at NIOSH PPE Post-market Activities B Technical / Engineering / Standards
    S770 Emotional Safety: Lessons From the True Tales of Two Storytelling Safety Pros I Training / Education
    S771 Interactive Training Class Activities for OSHA Outreach Trainers B Training / Education
    S772 Using Fleet Safety Programs to Impact Crash Frequency and Severity I Transportation
    S773 Fundamentals of SH&E: Basic Safety Management B Fundamentals
    S774 Vapor Intrusion Fundamentals Key Issue Collaboration Session
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