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Workshops/Presentations

Featured here, find a list of this year’s presentations/workshops. This page will continually be updated as new presentations are approved, then added. The list will feature topics, speaker name(s), company affiliation, and the ability to sort by and/or days being offered, so be sure to check back often!

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New Attendee Session

David Johnson & Taryn Thomas, TN Safety and Health Conference

First time attending the Tennessee Safety and Health Conference? If so, this presentation is for you!  This session will cover what to expect during the event and will be beneficial to your overall conference experience.  Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and make great connections that can be valuable throughout the conference.

Offered on:
Monday at 9:30am

10-HR General Industry Safety and Health Course (2-Day Session)

Bryan Lane, University of Tennessee

Provides instruction on general industry safety and health hazards including walking/working surfaces; exits, fire; hazcom, and electrical. Participants who complete the course receive an OSHA 10-Hour General Industry card.

Offered on:
Monday at 10:00am

Fall Protection ANSI Update

Adam Neyhart, FallTech

Informative review of the latest ANSI changes, as defined in ANSI 359.14-2021, for Self Retracting Devices (SRDs). The goal is to gain an understanding of how the standard impacts fall protection programs.

Offered on:
Monday at 10:30am

Lockout/Tagout Be Proactive not Reactive

David Buckles, Tennessee OSHA

This seminar will explore some of the basic performance standards of Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) and emphasize the crucial importance of compliance.

Offered on:
Monday at 10:30am

Benefits of an Effective Safety & Health Program from VPP Perspective

Stephen Harris, Kirby Building Systems

Overview of TN VPP best marking and best practices, including developing an effective safety and health program through informational exchanges through our monthly virtual call between the VPP sites.

Offered on:
Monday at 10:30am

Permit Required Confined Space

Jimmy Lee, Emergency Response Services, Inc.

Overview of the requirements in the Confined Space Entry Regulations to include Confined Space and Permit Spaces by definition, Employer Responsibilities, Permit Program and Roles of Participating Employees including Rescue Services.

Offered on:
Monday at 10:30am

They're People, Not Robots: Redefining Leadership for the Journey of Change

David Suson, Proliance Group LLC

This session emphasizes recognizing human qualities in leadership, advocating for a personalized approach, understanding fallibility, embracing change, and unlocking human potential to inspire effective leadership and engage all generations of employees.

Offered on:
Monday at 10:30am

A.I. in Risk; Safety Management

Manoj Perumal (Jonah Lewis), Mojo AI

Both conversational and visual A.I. solutions are setting a new standard for safety in the world of Risk Management. From the conversational A.I. solutions for voice-to text form submissions for streamlined reports and analytics. Visual A.I. solutions are advancing the protocol for on-site safety.

Offered on:
Monday at 10:30am

Warehousing Hazards and Controls

Terry Hopkins, TN OSHA

This presentation takes a look at the new National Emphasis Program for Warehousing and Distribution Center Operations and will discuss some of the most frequently cited standards.

Offered on:
Monday at 1:00pm

Beat the Heat

Anastasia Settle, Carlisle Medical

This is a one hour CEU designed to educate the attendee on the causes and effects of Heat Related Illnesses including preventions and interventions.

Offered on:
Monday at 1:00pm

Language of Safety

Daniel Forero, Division One Safety, LLC

This presentation will delve into the critical issue of communication barriers in construction safety, focusing on strategies to effectively bridge the language gap and ensure comprehensive understanding and implementation of safety protocols among Spanish-speaking workers.

Offered on:
Monday at 1:00pm

Alternative Methods for the Control of Hazardous Energy

Michael Taubitz, FDRsafety, Inc

Isolating and locking a primary energy source is not feasible for all maintenance tasks. “Zero energy” is a myth. Attendees will learn about Alternative Methods in lieu of full energy isolation.

Offered on:
Monday at 1:00pm

Hearing Conservation / Noise Controls

Ron Read , Read Consulting LLC

In this presentation, we will review the general requirements of the TOSHA Hearing Conservation Amendment to the Noise Regulation. These requirements will include who needs to have a Hearing Conservation Program (HCP), what are the training requirements and if engineering controls are necessary. A brief discussion of engineering controls will be discussed.

Offered on:
Monday at 1:00pm

Trenching and Excavation

Steve Hawkins, FDRsafety, Inc

Entering an unprotected trench or excavation is one of the most hazardous exposures by construction and public utility workers. This session will review the OSHA requirements for trenching and excavation. Common soil testing methods, collapse protection methods, other hazard mitigation methods, and employee training requirements will be discussed.

Offered on:
Monday at 1:00pm

Respiratory Protection

Tiffany Gibbs, Tennessee OSHA

Overview of OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard, 29 CFR 1910.134. Training will also include what facial hair is acceptable and common deficiencies found on inspections.

Offered on:
Monday at 3:00pm

Basic Electrical

Micah Kahn, Tennessee OSHA

Basic Electrical will be a facilitation of discussion around common electrical issues with visual examples. The goal is to enhance your knowledge of electrical hazards in order to strengthen your safety audits.

Offered on:
Monday at 3:00pm

The WHY of PHAs for Non-PSM Covered Facilities

Mike Palmer, ENSAFE

This presentation will provide PSM and non-PSM covered facilities alike with insights into how use of a PHA (i.e., risk assessment) can provide unparalleled risk-reduction benefits when combined with two of the more recently widely applied risk philosophies of SIF and LOPA.  Come learn the meaning and application of these valuable acronyms and how they can take your hazard identification and risk reduction practices to a new level.

Offered on:
Monday at 3:00pm
 

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