Saturday, October 20, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM



Monday, October 22, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Session Number:300

      • Monday, October 22, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

          Automation, wearables, augmented reality, virtual reality, drones, big data, machine learning, the internet of things – emerging technologies are now almost too numerous to keep track of. This year’s Executive Forum offers an in-depth look at the tools and trends organizations are beginning to adopt and practical advice for the... ...read more...

            Monday, October 22, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

              Do the phrases “that will never happen to me” or “I’ve been doing this job for 30 years and never been hurt” sound familiar? Do you have people in your organization who are “10 feet tall and bulletproof”? This motivational session, designed to spark critical thinking, will discuss the transition... ...read more...
              Speaker(s)
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              Mr.  Jack Jackson
              Senior Safety Consultant
              SafeStart(R)
              Moderator
              Mr.  Kenneth Schriner
              Retired
              Western Area Power Administration
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              • Intermediate

              Monday, October 22, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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                • Intermediate
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                    • Intermediate

                    Monday, October 22, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

                      Achieving safety excellence is a journey, not a destination. Do you have a roadmap showing you the most direct route? This session discusses how other organizations have successfully begun and continued on that journey. Learn the milestones you must pass along the way and how to redirect your efforts at... ...read more...
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                      Mr.  Charles Douros
                      Senior Consultant
                      ProAct Safety Inc.
                      Speaker
                      Mr.  Terry Mathis
                      CEO
                      ProAct Safety, Inc.
                      Moderator
                      Jonathan Thomas MA
                      Chief Research Consultant
                      National Safety Council
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                      • Advanced

                      Monday, October 22, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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                                    Monday, October 22, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

                                      This session will review electrical safety concepts – from new equipment to risk assessment techniques – and point to key standards and standards concepts that are not normally fully implemented. You’ll learn about some cutting-edge technologies that could change electrical safety and personnel protection....
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                                      Mr.  Hugh Hoagland
                                      Sr. Consultant
                                      e-Hazard.com
                                      Moderator
                                      Dr  Troy Bonar
                                      President
                                      Safety Personnel Services, Inc.
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                                      • Advanced

                                      Monday, October 22, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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                                        • Intermediate
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                                            • Introductory

                                            Tuesday, October 23, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

                                              When Yogi Berra uttered these famous words, he captured the essence of the fast and furious pace of change that the safety profession is facing … for which we are not ready. Artificial intelligence, automation, hyper-connectivity, the driverless vehicle, complex work process, frenetic competition and unknown changes are approaching at... ...read more...
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                                              Mr.  Corrie Pitzer
                                              CEO
                                              SAFEmap International

                                                Tuesday, October 23, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                  Campbell Institute Workshop A explores the immense opportunities for EHS in the era of analytics, data lakes and cognitive computing. In this intensive three-hour session, participants will hear from industry and data experts on the strategies, tools, and approaches necessary to make the most of your metrics. Note: a $99... ...read more...
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                                                    Tuesday, October 23, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

                                                  • Session Number:56
                                                    • Make sure to be on the Expo floor when an OSHA representative announces the agency's Top 10 most-cited violations for fiscal year 2017. Congress & Expo attendees will be the first to hear this major announcement....
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                                                      Mr.  Patrick Kapust
                                                      Deputy Director
                                                      OSHA - Directorate of Enforcement Programs

                                                        Tuesday, October 23, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                          The human hand is one of the most important tools in a work environment, regardless of the task being performed.  It is also most vulnerable to occupational injury, ranking high among all injury types. Join PPE Experts from ISEA, in a discussion on the innovations in hand protection, to... ...read more...

                                                            Tuesday, October 23, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                                                              Campbell Institute Workshop B explores the tactical element of emerging technologies that are ready for implementation or already in use across industries today. In this interactive three-hour session, participants will learn about the successes and challenges of implementing everything from wearables to “hyper-training” from leading industry and technology experts.   Note:... ...read more...
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                                                                Tuesday, October 23, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                                                              • Session Number:61
                                                              • Green Can Be Just as Mean
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                                                                • Session Number:69
                                                                • Lifting High Value Hardware
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                                                                                Tuesday, October 23, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                                                                                  It’s hard to be a top-notch safety pro and still find time to deliver great training. Tired of compliance- based lectures and begging people to come and pay attention? Stop working so hard – work smarter! Become a Safety Training Ninja who uses tools like a master and slices through... ...read more...
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                                                                                  Ms  Regina McMichael CSP, CET
                                                                                  President
                                                                                  The Learning Factory, Inc.
                                                                                  Moderator
                                                                                  Robert Braun CSHO
                                                                                  Director, Safety & Health Programs
                                                                                  The University of Texas at Arlington
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                                                                                  • Intermediate

                                                                                  Tuesday, October 23, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

                                                                                • Session Number:66
                                                                                • No One Likes A Safety Cop
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                                                                                                  Wednesday, October 24, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

                                                                                                    Was the communication plan consistent? How decisions were made based on history from Hurricane Rita. Where did the infrastructure fail? Were the evacuation sites in place and ready?...
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                                                                                                    Harris County Judge Ed Emmett
                                                                                                    Director of Homeland Security & Emergency Management
                                                                                                    TBA
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                                                                                                      Wednesday, October 24, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

                                                                                                    • Session Number:106
                                                                                                      • This session celebrates the people responsible for the safety of others and reminds them of the profound effect they have on people’s lives. In the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life,” George Bailey gets the opportunity to see the difference he made in the lives of the people of Bedford Falls.... ...read more...
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                                                                                                        Mr.  Dale Lesinski QSSP
                                                                                                        Vice President
                                                                                                        DiVal Safety Equipment
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                                                                                                        Mr.  Craig Corey
                                                                                                        Safety Manager
                                                                                                        Arkema Inc.
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                                                                                                        • Intermediate

                                                                                                        Wednesday, October 24, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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                                                                                                          • Session Number:105
                                                                                                          • Hang Up and Drive
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                                                                                                                        Wednesday, October 24, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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                                                                                                                          • Session Number:131
                                                                                                                          • Save Driving is No Accident
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                                                                                                                            • Safe 4 the Right Reasons
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                                                                                                                                Thursday, October 25, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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                                                                                                                                        • Session Number:223
                                                                                                                                        • Job Safety Analysis
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