2019 Presentations/Workshops Offered

Featured here is a list and brief description of the presentations/workshops being offered at the 2019 TN Safety & Health Conference.  You’ll also see the workshop topic, the speaker, and the day and time the workshop will be presented.  This page will be updated continually as new presentations are added, so check back often!

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10-Hour General Industry Safety and Health Course

Wilder Allen, Safety Management Corporation

Overview of OSHA’s General Industry Standards (1910) covering:  Intro to OSHA, walking working surfaces, route of exit, fire, hazard communication, lockout, electrical safety, machine guarding, hazardous materials, material handling and confined space. Participants who successfully complete this course will receive an OSHA course completion card.

Offered on:
Sunday at 12:00pm
Monday at 10:00am
Tuesday at 8:00am

Courageous Culture Change Champions

Terry Gray, Terry Gray Enterprises, LLC

The Safety Man Movement C4 is a message that calls the culture changers to the next level. This message is to prepare those bold enough to make change on what is before them as culture change agents. Be ready to get inspired to be the safety hero people rely on and conquer the challenges ahead.

Offered on:
Monday at 10:30am

Lockout Tagout

Erik Ramsey, DENSO International America

This course is relevant to Safety Professionals responsible for LOTO program implementation. Referencing OSHA’s Lockout/Tagout Standard, we will discuss training, expectations & procedures applicable to the LOTO Authorized Person from a highly automated manufacturing point of view.

Offered on:
Monday at 10:30am

What's New in Workers' Compensation?

Abbie Hudgens, Tennessee Bureau of Workers' Compensation

This session will look at current issues including the “autonomous worker”, use of medical marijuana, employers who evade workers’ compensation law and telemedicine.

Offered on:
Monday at 10:30am

OSHA's Walking Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Final RuleSlips,

David Thomas & John Pietuszka, Tennesse OSHA

Slips, trips and falls constitute the majority of general industry accidents. This presentation will review the changes to the 1910 Subpart D Walking, Working Surfaces and Fall Protection final rule.

Offered on:
Monday at 10:30am

Workplace Violence

Ken Alexandrow, AGAPE Tactical, LLC

Participants will learn:

The Importance of training personnel on responding to workplace violence – Categories of active shooters -Risk factors within your organization – How to implement the Deter, Detect, Deny philosophy

Offered on:
Monday at 1:00pm

Location Severity Scorecard

Belinda Hall, Delta Air Lines

A new Innovative way to measure safety and obtain the results you have always wanted.

Offered on:
Monday at 1:00pm

BBP & Exposure Control Plans

David Daniel , The Centurion Group, LLC

Offered on:
Monday at 3:00pm

Safety Partnership with Staffing Agencies

Brenda Coleman, Manpower

In this presentation we will communicate ways to implement or improve your partnership with your staffing agency as it relates to safety. We will discuss the challenges and talk through what a working partnership looks like for your company and your staffing partner.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 8:00am

Arc Flash, OSHA and NFPA 70E: Get Protected

Doug Tellin, Electrical Safety Specialists, LLC

With the unacceptable death and injury rates caused by electrical hazards, OSHA compliance officers and safety professionals are taking another look at what can be done to protect workers and revers years of complacency.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 8:00am

Machine Guarding

Shawn Bryant, DENSO International America

This course will focus on machine guarding from a highly automated manufacturing facility. We will review OSHA machine guarding standards along with the current trends in machine guarding technology and standards.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 10:00am

Building Exiting for Fire Safety

Larry Barlow, TSIG Division of Greeley

This presentation will cover elements of egress that apply to all occupancies. Door locking permissions, clear paths of egress, level of exit discharges, travel distances, marking of exits, egress lighting and approved exits. Also discussed will be the relationship between fire protections systems and their influence on exiting permissions/requirements.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 10:00am

What the Safety Professional Needs to Know about Respiratory Protection

Ron Read, Read Consulting

Respirators are used and misused in almost every workplace. We will discuss the basics of the federal respiratory protection standard and common mistakes made by industry.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 10:00am

Exposure Assessment Basics

Cole Ledbetter, CTEH

This presentation is based on delivering the basics of qualitative and quantitative exposure assessment to safety personnel, personnel who have acquired industrial hygiene as a secondary duty, as well as those needing a refresher.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 11:00am

It's Just a Warehouse

Jonathan Briley, Lesley Morrison and John Farris, Pfizer Inc.

“It’s Just a Warehouse” is a misconception that leads to complacency thereby increasing the number and severity of injuries and costs. Learn to recognize risks and address them by employing effective communications, employee engagement and leadership guidance.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 2:00pm
 

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