Thursday, June 21

111 Math Review for Certification Exams (pre-conference)

1 Day / .7 CEU

Learning Objectives

You will be able to perform:

Workshop Description

This is an intensive one-day review of essential math skills. This workshop is specifically designed for those preparing for certification examinations (ASP, CSP, CHST and OHST), needing a hands-on review of the following essential skill areas: conversions, dimensional analysis, number manipulation, shapes and formulae, graphing, algebra and trigonometry. You will also learn the operation of scientific calculator.

 

Wednesday, June 27, 2:00 – 6:00 PM

801 1/2 Day Math Review (post-conference)

.5 Day / .4 CEU

This four-hour review of math concepts and applications is intended for those desiring either to introduce or reacquaint themselves with essentials skills required for certification exams. The class will start at ground level and quickly proceed to the level at which student must be proficient to work problems representative of the degree of difficulty expected on the exams. The following areas will be covered during the seminar: calculator operation; conversions (simple and extended); algebraic equations manipulation (moving equations around to isolate an unknown) including solving simultaneous and quadratic equations and word problems; and trigonometry (solving right triangles for unknown sides and angles).

 

Offered Pre- and Post-Conference:

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, June 22-24

231 ASP Exam Preparation Workshop (pre-conference)(CALL FOR AVAILABILITY)

3 Days / 2.1 CEUs / 3.0 Safety CM Points # 06-2075

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, June 28-30

831 ASP Exam Preparation Workshop (post-conference)

3 Days / 2.1 CEUs / 3.0 Safety CM Points # 06-2075

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Workshop Description

In this three-day workshop you will prepare for the Board of Certified Safety Professionals’ Safety Fundamentals Examination, which leads to the Associate Safety Professional (ASP) designation. Participants will review more than 450 problems addressing all four sections covered by the exam.

 

Offered Pre- and Post-Conference:

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, June 22-24

232 CSP Exam Preparation Workshop (pre-conference)

3 Days / 2.1 CEUs / 3.0 Safety CM Points # 06-2076 / 1.5 CHMM CMP

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, June 28-30

832 CSP Exam Preparation Workshop (post-conference)

3 Days / 2.1 CEUs / 3.0 Safety CM Points # 06-2076 / 1.5 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

You will be able to utilize information on:

Workshop Description

In this three-day workshop you will prepare for the Board of Certified Safety Professionals’ Comprehensive Practice examination. Your preparation will include lectures, sample problems and discussions on those topics that will be addressed in the CSP examination.

Instructors for the Math, ASP and CSP Preparation Workshops are:
C. David Langlois, CSP
Mike Weigand, CSP

Langlois, Weigand, & Associates
Baton Rouge, LA

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, June 28-30

833 (CHST) Construction Health and Safety Technician Examination Preparation Workshop (post-conference)

3 Days/ 2.1 CEUs/ 1.5 CHMM CMPs

Learning Objectives

You will be able to utilize information on:

Workshop Description

This three-day workshop is intended to assist you prepare to take the CHST examination. You will receive information on CHST education and Experience requirements for the certification and practice on 200 questions addressing the eight areas to be covered by the exam. Instructor request each attendee bring a scientific calculator to class, such as a TI 36X or equivalent.

Steven P. Pereira, CSP
President
Professional Safety Associates
Denham Springs, LA

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, June 28-30

834 CHMM – National Overview Course (post-conference)

2.5 days/ 1.75 CEUs / 1.1 CHMM CMPs

Learning Objectives

Attendees completing this seminar will be able to discuss the overall concept of the hazardous materials management discipline.

Seminar Description

This 2 ½-day seminar offers an intensive review of environmental laws and regulations as well as a basic review of health and safety principles that you need to know as a hazardous materials manager or environmental, health, and safety professional. The National Overview Course is not intended to be a preparatory course for the examination, but enrolling in the course does provide you the overall concept of the hazardous materials management discipline. Topics include:

Cynthia E. Braun, CSP, CET, CHMM
Occupational Safety Specialist
Braun Safety Associates, LLC
Littleton, CO

For information regarding the CHMM Exam contact IHMM at 301-984-8969

 

CERTIFICATE IN SAFETY MANAGEMENT REQUIRED SEMINARS

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, June 22-24

233 Safety Management I (pre-conference)

3 Days / 2.1 CEUs / 3.0 IH CM Points #06-2077

Learning Objectives

You will be able to discuss and implement:

Seminar Description

This seminar provides a foundation of fundamental elements and techniques for managing an effective safety system. Through examples, case studies and other resources, participants will take away a framework for an effective safety management system that can be implemented in their organization.

Joel N. Tietjens, CSP
President
T-JENS & T-JENS, Inc.
Spring, TX

 

Thursday and Friday, June 28-29

821 Safety Management II (post conference)

2 Days/ 1.4 CEUs / 2.0 IH CM Points # 06-2078

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

This seminar may be taken as a continuation of Safety Management Part I or as a stand-alone seminar for those who wish to strengthen an existing safety management system. Case studies will be included in this seminar to learn measurement techniques with recommendations for implementation.
Note: Please bring to class: 1) a copy of a safety policy; 2) a copy of several safety rules; or 3) a one or two-page memo on your company’s safety policy or rules.

Joel N. Tietjens, CSP
President
T-JENS & T-JENS, Inc.
Spring, TX

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, June 22-24

234 Corporate Safety Management

3 Days /2.1 CEUs /3.0 IH CM Points # 06-2079

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

This seminar is for the safety professional who is facing the challenges of management responsibility in the corporate world. If you have recently joined the corporate management team or would like to enhance your business skills, this seminar will provide you with the steps to success in these areas. You will also learn how to make safety a key function of the overall business process of your organization.

Samuel Gualardo, CSP
President
National Safety Consultants, Inc.
Salix, PA

 

EXECUTIVE PROGRAM IN SAFETY MANAGEMENT REQUIRED SEMINAR

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, June 22-24

235 Managing the Business Aspects of Safety (CALL FOR AVAILABILITY)

3 Days / 2.1 CEUs / 3.0 IH CM Points # 06-2080 / 1.5 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this seminar, you will be able to:

Seminar Description

With career growth, the safety professional increases interaction with the senior management team. There is an expectation that the safety professional needs the knowledge of all aspects of the organization’s operations in order to more effectively integrate a safety system into the company’s business. This seminar is designed to support those challenges.

Seminar Content

Thomas L. Roberts, CSP, CIH, CHMM
President
Occupational & Industrial Health Systems, Inc.
Nacogdoches, TX

James “Skipper” Kendrick, CSP
Manager, Industrial Safety and Hygiene
Bell Helicopter
Hurst, TX

 

OTHER PRE-CONFERENCE SEMINARS

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday June 22-24

236 Risk Management for the Safety Professional

3 Days / 2.1 CEUs / 3.0 IH CM Points # 06-2080 / 1.5 CHMM CMPs

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

Management of corporate risk is a critical part of every organization's management process and the safety and health professional needs to understand and apply a wide variety of best practices beyond simple accident prevention. This seminar provides a framework for understanding the risk management process, and its implications for corporate financial and operational management. Designed for practicing safety professionals, the seminar emphasizes the complementary financial and contractual controls that can be used to assure the organization’s survival and profitability. Through case studies, you will conduct a thorough analysis of an organization's risks, examine the wide variety of risk management techniques to address real-world financial needs of risk management, and see the impact of insurance and other risk financing programs on the cost of risk.

Philip E. Goldsmith, CSP, ARM
Deputy Chief, Risk Management
National Gallery of Art
Washington, DC

Saturday, June 23

311 The Business of Safety

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 IH CM Point # 06-3218 / .4 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

Managing the business of safety means bringing safety management in sync with the challenges of your organization. In this seminar, you will learn business concepts and strategies that can support you in effectively demonstrating an understanding of how Safety and Health affects the bottom-line of your organization and show management that Safety is value added. Topics include:

Mark D. Hansen, P.E., CSP, CPE
Senior Safety Representative
Hunt Oil Company
Dallas, TX

Saturday, June 23

312 Confined Space Evaluation, Entry and Rescue

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 IH CM Point # 06-2105

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

In this seminar, you will learn how to evaluate confined spaces, convert a space, develop a written program, select equipment, monitor a space, provide training and develop entry and rescue procedures. This workshop will review the latest advances in confined space safety including confined space tracking and software.

Jay Jamali, CSP, CHMM, CHCM
EHS Director
Enviro Safetech
San Jose, CA

Saturday, June 23

313 Nanotechnology: Being Prepared for the Next Big Thing

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 IH CM Points # 06-2102 / .4 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

According to NIOSH, an estimated 2 million workers in the U.S. are currently exposed to nanometer-diameter particles on a regular basis,. The NanoBusiness Alliance predicts that, “Nanotechnology is likely to be the engine of innovation for the next fifty years,” creating global economic output from $1-3 trillion by 2015. Rapid advances in technology, however, create significant challenges (and opportunities) for safety professionals. In this seminar, you will explore the latest issues associated with nanotechnology and tackle the challenges of what safety assessment you provide your employer/client when nanotech products enter their market; how to explain the risks of nanotechnology to workers; and what precautions your organization should be taking now.

Dan Markiewicz, MS, CSP, CIH, CHMM
President
Markiewicz & Associates Ltd.
Toledo, OH

Saturday, June 23

314 Advanced Fire Protection

1 Day/ .7 CEU / 1.0 Safety CM Point #06-2111 / .4 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

Many approaches to handling fire protection needs are simple in concept but challenging in implementation. This seminar will help you improve the way you identify fire risks and develop protection strategies. A selection of important but often-overlooked fire protection issues will be discussed. The seminar focus is on practical solutions rather than just code compliance.

R. Craig Schroll, CSP, SFPE
President
FIRECON
East Earl, PA

Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24

321 Techniques for Hazard Recognition

2 Days / 1.4 CEU / 2.0 IH CM Points # 06-2089 / .87 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

Employees find it difficult to recognize hazards, even among organizations with the best safety and health management systems. Every organization needs a variety of hazard recognition techniques (as many as 20 to 25 different techniques), to be reasonably assured that the majority of hazards are found. In this seminar, you will learn a variety of techniques including: job hazard analysis, the multi-step planning process, the 10 second drill, out-of-view observations, permitting, new equipment reviews, blue print reviews, safety-by-design, and more.

David. F. Coble, MS, CSP
President
Coble, Taylor & Jones Safety Associates
Cary, NC

Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24

322 Basic Electrical Safety with Application of NFPA 70E

2 Days/ 1.4 CEUs/ 2.0 Safety CM Points # 06-2104

Learning Aids

An arithmetic/scientific calculator with square root function is required for this seminar. A fully charged laptop with MS Excel is optional.

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

Worker injuries resulting from lacking or inadequate electrical safety controls can be debilitating and even fatal. It is the responsibility of the health and safety professional to recognize electrical hazards and suggest methods of control. Basic electrical safety is an introductory course for the safety professional. It provides the professional with how-to issues as well as a unique, direct focus, and explanation of principles and visual skills. The course's content covers the basic principles to comply with OSHA and NEC standards. The course's objectives provide a chronological sequence for implementation of electrical hazard control and management.

Paul Zoubek, CSP, CIH
Occupational Services Inc.
San Diego, CA

Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24

323 Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis

2 Days/ 1.4 CEUs / 2.0 IH CM Points # 06-2095 / 1.0 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

Attendees will be able to conduct an incident investigation and:

Seminar Description

All accidents, injuries, illnesses and near-miss incidents should be investigated to determine the cause(s) so that appropriate corrective (remedial) action can be taken to prevent similar events. In addition, OSHA has requirements for investigating certain job-related injuries and illnesses. Under OSHA 1910.119 Chemical Process Safety Management Standard, all incidents that did or could have resulted in the catastrophic release of highly hazardous chemicals or catastrophic explosions must be investigated by a team within 48 hours. This two-day seminar will teach participants how to promptly conduct thorough investigations and identify the root cause(s) of the event.

Steven P. Pereira, CSP
President
Professional Safety Associates
Denham Springs, LA

Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24

324 Global Environmental, Health and Safety Management

2 Days/ 1.4 CEUs / 2.0 IH CM Points # 06-3219 / .9 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

Attendees will be able to:

Seminar Description

This seminar is practical, experience-oriented and designed for new or experienced EHS managers and consultants working in the international arena. You will walk away with resource materials and problem solving tools to develop, implement and monitor an effective global EHS safety management system. The seminar incorporates British and European safety and health management systems, U.S. based multinational experience as well as an opportunity to discuss business approaches through breakout groups and case studies.

Kathy A. Seabrook, CSP, RSP (UK), MIOSH
Global Solutions Inc.
Walton on Thames
Surrey, United Kingdom

Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24

325 Return on Health, Safety and Environmental Investment (ROHSEI)

2 Days / 1.4 CEU / 2.0 IH CM Points # 06-3220 / .9 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

Increasingly safety professionals have been asked to demonstrate a business case for safety and health programs and expenditures. To assist with this challenge, a process called ROHSEI (Return on Health, Safety and Environmental Investment) was developed by a task force of 15 Fortune 500 companies. ROHSEI is a software program that provides a process for making business decisions based on financial and indirect benefits associated with a project.

In this seminar, you will learn to use the ROHSEI software and the ROHSEI process to make business decisions concerning your organization’s Safety and Health programs. ROHSEI software is designed to build a business case to evaluate competing scenarios and select a safety, health or environmental solution that represents the optimal business decision for your organization. Using your own laptop computer, you will be trained to operate the ROHSEI software. The registration fee includes one license for use of the ROHSEI software that may be taken back to your organization.

Learning Aids/Note: Please bring your own laptop computer to this seminar. System requirements for the ROHSEI software are as follows:

Thomas F. Cecich, CSP, CIH
President, TFC & Associates
Apex, NC

Sunday, June 24

411 The Safety Professional’s Role in Compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 IH CM Points # 06-2092 / .44 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

On July 30, 2002, President George W. Bush signed legislation that changed financial reporting and auditing for publicly traded and private companies. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 was written to address some of the issues involving white-collar crime. As a result, there is a clear impact on SH&E Professionals, who work at companies subject to SEC (Security and Exchange Commission) reporting requirements. Beyond financial reporting, the law requires disclosure of a series of company operations, including some in SH&E. Learn what impact SOX has on your role and strategies for successfully navigating this burgeoning area of corporate exposure.

Mark D. Hansen, P.E., CSP, CPE
Senior Safety Representative
Hunt Oil Company
Dallas, TX

Sunday, June 24

412 Lockout/Tagout

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 Safety CM Point #06-2106

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

OSHA 29CFR1910.147 regulates the servicing and maintenance of machines and equipment in which the unexpected energization or start up of the machines or equipment, or release of stored energy could cause injury to employees. In this seminar, you will examine this standard, which establishes minimum performance requirements for the control of such hazardous energy. You will also have a hands-on opportunity to test a wide range of LOTO devices.

Jay Jamali, CSP, CHMM, CHCM
EHS Director
Enviro Safetech
San Jose, CA

Sunday, June 24

413 People-Based Safety: The Human Dynamics of Achieving an Injury-free Workplace

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 Safety CM Point # 06-2091 / .5 CHMM CMP

Learning Objective

You will be able to discuss and implement the psychological principles and strategies applicable to improving the human dynamics of your organization and achieving an injury-free workplace.

Seminar Description

This workshop will help you understand the dynamics of human nature relevant to increasing the kind of involvement in occupational safety that prevents workplace injuries. Attendees will receive a copy of Dr. Geller’s book “The Participation Factor.” Specific topics include:

E. Scott Geller, Ph.D.
Senior Partner, Safety Performance Solutions
Professor, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

Sunday, June 24

414 Predicting Errors Using Human Performance Measurement Tools

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 IH CM Point # 06-3221

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

Studies on human error clearly demonstrate that reducing human error to zero is not possible and that some organizations actually experience an increase in average error rates with traditional error reduction approaches. While you cannot reduce human error to zero, gaining a greater understanding of human error may provide you with the ability to bring the impact of the consequences down to zero. In this workshop, you will learn the results of the latest studies on human error performed by NASA and others and take away tools available to address human fallibility.

T. Shane Bush, CPT
President
BushCo
Idaho Falls, ID

Sunday, June 24

415 Training Supervisors to Become Safety Coaches

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 IH CM Point # 06-2085

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

This seminar will train you will learn to turn supervisors into Safety Coaches who can identify and modify the behaviors that cause accidents. The coaching skills taught will also help improve many other areas of worker performance and build supportive relationships between supervisors and workers.

Terry Mathis
President, ProAct Safety
The Woodlands, TX

Sunday, June 24

416 Building Safety Into the Design

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 Safety CM Points # 06- 2107

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

Technology plays a critical role in modern life by providing many benefits ranging from dramatic increases in human performance and work productivity to enhanced quality of life. However, incorporating technology into products and environments can be potentially dangerous, particularly when the physical and cognitive limitations of the workforce are not key design considerations. In this session, you will learn how to use human factors principles that help to ensure a match between new technology and the people who use it with the goal of ensuring personal safety. You will take away techniques you can apply to enhance safety in your workplace.

Michael J. Kalsher, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY

Sunday, June 24

417 Ergonomic Leadership: Motivating and Developing Ergonomic Behavior

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 IH CM Point # 06-3222

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

Ergonomic-related injuries such as soft tissue/strains/sprains, repetitive motion and others still remain a significant problem in many organizations. Companies have found that, while they have been able to reduce these injuries through a variety of task and workstation-specific interventions the effectiveness of their efforts has reached a plateau. In this seminar, you will learn a systematic leadership approach for motivating and developing ergonomic behavior throughout the organization.

Robert Pater, M.A.
Managing Director
Strategic Safety Associates and MoveSMART
Portland, OR

Sunday, June 24

418 Managing Safety in a Pandemic

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 IH CM Point # 06-3223 / .44 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

Experts predict that the world is overdue for a pandemic – a global disease outbreak that spreads quickly from person-to-person. A pandemic influenza outbreak in the United States, for example, may cause illness among 30% of the population and result in employee absenteeism rates up to 40% for several months. In this seminar, you will learn how to assist your organization develop comprehensive strategies and tactics to better prepare them for a pandemic event.

Dan Markiewicz, MS, CSP, CIH, CHMM
President
Markiewicz & Associates, Ltd.
Toledo, OH

Sunday, June 24

419 Managing Contractor Safety: Implementing an Effective Contractor Safety Program

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 IH CM Point # 06-2093

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

The greatest challenge to a construction safety professional is managing a safety effort that is conducted through contractors. This is an environment where authority is an issue. In this seminar, you will learn the unique techniques and tools that have been effective in implementing a successful contractor safety program.

Jack Toellner, P.E., CSP, MPH
Construction Safety Advisor
ExxonMobil Development Company
Houston, TX

Thursday, June 28

810 Auditing Safety and Health Management Systems

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 IH CM Point # 06-2109 / .5 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

In this seminar you will learn management and quality assurance principles, how to develop a safety and health management system, and present a methodology to audit safety and health management systems. OSHA's Program Management Guidelines will be used as the template for the seminar presentation, with examples from OHSAS 18000 and ANSI Z10. You will also learn techniques on interviewing and scoring employee and supervisor interviews and procedures to baseline, score and quality control the audit procedure.

Prerequisites

Students should either have auditing experience, and their company should have some type of established auditing program, not necessarily a health and safety management systems auditing. A basic understanding of management principles or quality programs (e.g., VPP, TQM or ISO 9000/14000) will be helpful.

Paul A. Esposito, CIH, CSP, CPEA
President
STAR Consultants, Inc.
Annapolis, MD

Thursday, June 28

811 Principles of Leadership

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 IH CM Points # 06- 2094 / .44 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

Meeting the diverse challenges and demands in today’s safety environment requires strong leaders who can put leadership principles into practice. Effective leaders apply proven principles and live them on a daily basis. In this seminar, you will learn the principles that link leadership skills to safety and health management. You will take away practices that will improve your effectiveness as an influential leader in your organization and enhance the contribution you make to its core business objectives.

M. E. Eddie Greer, CSP, OHST
President
Eddie Greer & Associates
Sugar Land, TX

Thursday, June 28

812 Facilitating Decision-Making in Your Organization

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 MGMT CM Point # 06-3416 / .44 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

You will be able to act as a decision-making facilitator for your organization by:

Seminar Description

In the reality of today’s business world, collaboration and group consensus are the most important ingredients for an organization that thrives on teamwork. The artistry of assisting a group of people reach a workable and sustainable agreement demands a very unique toolbox that is sometimes outside the daily efforts of the safety and health professional. In this session, you will learn the skills associated with the “participatory decision-making” technique so that you can facilitate active group engagement and team decisions for your organization.

Katherine Hart, EdD, CSP
Principal Consultant and Founder
K.A. Hart & Associates
Alameda, CA

Thursday, June 28

813 Fatality Prevention: Issues and Possible Solutions

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 IH CM Point # 06-3224 / .44 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

In this seminar, you will focus on strategies to eliminate the most catastrophic events for your organization – fatalities. You will learn the trends in fatalities, the variables that appear to make a difference, and the position you can present to your organization for increasing fatality prevention efforts. You will takeaway a blueprint to guide your organization toward becoming a zero fatality culture and a model for the changes that need to occur to achieve this goal.

Jim Spigener
Vice President and Executive Consultant
BST
Ojai, CA

Thursday, June 28

814 Critical Issues in Construction Safety

1 Day/ .7 CEU / 1.0 Safety CM Point # 06-2101 / .4 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

This seminar is designed for the construction safety professional. We will identify the differences between general industry and construction, relative to hazard identification and control. Discussion will also focus on the most common hazards found in the following areas of construction: safety and health programs, training, health hazards, hazard communication, personal protective equipment, fire prevention and protection, heavy equipment operations, traffic control, tools, welding, electrical, scaffolds, fall protection, cranes and rigging, concrete and masonry, steel erection and recordkeeping.

Kimlee Lindgren
Compliance Officer
Cal/OSHA
Santa Ana, CA

Thursday, June 28

815 Creating Safety Training Programs That Work

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 IH CM Points # 06- 2081 / .43 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

Are your trainers sages on the stage or guides on the side? In this seminar, you will learn how to create training programs that actively engage your trainees using brain compatible learning principles. Discover three key learning patterns that help your trainees focus, pay attention, and remember your content. You will learn how to create instructional programs that accomplish your training goals.

Ann Anzalone
National Trainer and Adjunct Professor - Wright State University, Division of Professional Practice; McGregor School of Antioch University
Private Practice - Learning Style Assessments
Dayton, OH

Thursday, June 28

816 Cost Analysis for Safety and Health Professionals

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 IH CM Points # 06-2083

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

In today’s business environment there are many priorities that compete for an organization’s limited resources. In order to ensure that safety and health activities are adequately funded, financial decision makers must be presented with a complete analysis of costs and benefits associated with proposed expenditures. Managers must justify the benefits of investments in safety and health equipment, technology, staffing and programs in terms that offer value to their organizations. Ultimately, safety professionals must identify and justify initiatives that will result in the greatest degree of risk reduction given a fixed amount of financial resource.

This seminar will examine the process of making sound business decisions that result in budgets sufficient to mitigate safety and health risks. Included will be a review of current models available to analyze the value of safety and health investments.

Thomas F. Cecich, CSP, CIH
President, TFC & Associates
Apex, NC

Thursday, June 28

817 Criminal and Liability Issues Facing the Health and Safety Professional

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 IH CM Point #06-2088

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

In this seminar, you will examine, from a legal perspective, the types of work activities and business objectives that typically result in the greatest liability to business owners, contractors, employers, consultants, and the individuals they employ. You will analyze the criminal charges and convictions for health and safety-related crimes to discover the actions that gave rise to the criminal liability, possible alternative actions that might have eliminated the criminal liability, and the process of legal actions and outcomes. Learn the tools that will allow you to identify liability situations as they develop; understand and assess the liability and risk; develop effective risk reduction plans; and implement the response actions before you are at risk of becoming personally criminally liable.

Alan T. Blotch
EH&S Law Group, PLLC
Poulsbo, WA

Thursday, June 28

819 Root Cause and Practical Prevention of Strains, Sprains and Pain

1 Day / .7 DEU / 1.0 IH CM Point # 06-3225

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

Investigation of strains, sprains and other musculoskeletal disorders often result in vague statements of cause and pro forma recommendations for corrective actions such as “retrain on lifting techniques”. In this seminar, you will learn how to use practical investigation procedures and simple tools to identify specific and correctable work-related hazards. You will also improve your understanding of work-related and individual risk factors known to contribute to back pain, shoulder rotator cuff injuries, tendonitis, abdominal hernia and knee injuries.

Robert Button, MS
Director
Safety Results, Inc.
Portland, OR

Thursday and Friday, June 28-29

822 Management-Based Safety

2 Days / 1.4 CEUs / 2.0 IH CM Points #06-2115 / 1.0 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

The Management-Based Safety Process is an approach to safety management that is based on three actions: management clearly communicating to employees what is expected, employees doing what is expected and management taking responsibility for employees doing what is expected. The safety professional is the key to facilitating the changes necessary to accomplish these actions. In this seminar, you will learn how to use the Management-Based Safety Process to achieve these actions and return to your workplace with this safety management approach for immediate implementation.

These are some of the activities in this process that you will learn:

Samuel Gualardo, CSP
President
National Safety Consultants, Inc.
Salix, PA

Thursday and Friday, June 28-29

823 Industrial Hygiene for the Safety Professional

2 Days/ 1.4 CEU / 1.0 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

Attendees will be able to discuss and utilize:

Seminar Description

This seminar provides an overview of the elements involved with the field of Industrial Hygiene. Discussion will concentrate on hazard recognition, evaluation, and control for the participant who is either beginning in the field or in need of an overview refresher course. Practical hands-on case studies will be utilized in developing sampling strategy, sampling methods and use of control measures. A basic review of industrial hygiene equipment and current regulatory requirements will be addressed.

Thomas L. Roberts, CSP, CIH, CHMM
President
Occupational & Industrial Health Systems, Inc.
Nacogdoches, TX

Friday, June 29

911 Fall Protection

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 Safety CM Point #06-2100

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

This seminar is intended to provide an overview of the OSHA standards related to fall protection in the construction industry. The focus will be placed upon the information needs of those safety professionals responsible for the direct supervision of affected operations or those who oversee contractors.

Kimlee Lindgren
Compliance Officer
Cal/OSHA
Santa Ana, CA

Friday, June 29

912 Strategic Planning for Safety Programs

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 Safety CM Point #06-2110

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

In this seminar, you will learn to develop long-term goals for safety that can be integrated into your organization's strategic plan. You will follow through a strategic planning process with these steps:

In a case study, you will learn how to achieve the integration of safety throughout the management planning process for your organization. You will also learn how the use of safety management systems, leading metrics, such as balanced scorecard, worker perception surveys, and the integration of business systems like six-sigma contributed to the success of this strategic planning effort. You will then develop

Paul A. Esposito, CIH, CSP
President
STAR Consultants, Inc.
Annapolis, MD

Friday, June 29

913 The Safety Role in Business Continuity Planning

1 Day / .7 CEU / 1.0 IH CM Points # 06-2087 / .44 CHMM CMP

Learning Objectives

You will be able to:

Seminar Description

Is your organization prepared to continue its operations in the event of a crisis? Many businesses are not ready to resume operations after a catastrophic event because they do not have a plan to restore critical functions while taking actions for recovery. In this seminar, you will learn the fundamentals of business continuity planning and how to conduct a business impact analysis. You will take away information to assist your organization implement business continuity practices before, during and after catastrophic events.

Jim Olsen, MS, REM, MEP
Director, Safety and Risk Management
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA