2019 Presentations/Workshops Offered

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New Attendees Session

TSHC Board Members, TN Safety & Health Conference

New to 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 9:45am

OSHA's Walking Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Final Rule

David Thomas & John Pietuszka, Tennessee 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

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

Combustible Dust Safety

Nate McGarrh,

This presentation is designed to give Safety Professionals the knowledge they need to navigate the laws and best practices to keep their companies in compliance and safe.

Offered on:
Monday at 10:30am

Best Practices from VPP Sites I

David Blessman, Tennessee OSHA

Overview of two current VPP companies which will include John Farris from Pfizer and Kelly Dorsey from Marathon.

Offered on:
Monday at 10:30am

Confined Space

Jimmy Lee, Emergency Response Services

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

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

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

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

Best Practices from VPP Sites II

David Blessman, Tennessee OSHA

Overview of two current VPP companies which will include Jay Caldwell from Marvin Windows of Tennessee and Tonya Wells from Firestone.

Offered on:
Monday at 1:00pm

Chemical Process Safety: Best Practices and Regulatory Challenges

Leo Old, EnSafe

Operating a chemical process or storing relatively large quantities of hazardous materials can pose significant health and safety risks. This presentation addresses some common process safety challenges and best practices for mitigating those risks.

 

Offered on:
Monday at 1:00pm

Facility Emergency Preparedness

Jimmy Lee, Emergency Response Services

A look into OSHA’s expectations of Emergency Preparedness for the Private Sector.

Offered on:
Monday at 1:00pm

Return to Work Program

Brian Holmes, TN Bureau of Workers’ Compensation

This program explores the Next Step Program. Come learn how the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation helps injured workers who are unable to return to their pre-injury employment start new careers.

Offered on:
Monday at 1:00pm

Keys to Compliance: OSHA's Crystalline Silica Standards

Joe Hoffman, EnSafe

A discussion of the Keys to Compliance with , and differences of, the General Industry and Construction Crystalline Silica Standards. A “Keys to Compliance Blueprint” will be provided.

Offered on:
Monday at 1:00pm

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BBP & Exposure Control Plans

David Daniel , The Centurion Group, LLC

A review of the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, standard interpretations, and a discussion on how to ensure your exposure control plan and training program is effective.

Offered on:
Monday at 3:00pm

Common Arc Flash Myths: Fact or Fiction

Thomas Northcott, Jacobs

There are many “common understandings” about Arc Flash. Do you know which ones are fact and which ones are fiction? The presentation will explain the Arc Flash phenomenon and present many of the common Arc Flash understandings and explain why they are fact or fiction.

Offered on:
Monday at 3:00pm

An Old Problem for New Workers

Edward Taylor, The University of Knoxville - Haslam College of Business

Workers’ Compensation administrative claim data has great value for injury surveillance and prevention. Examples include patterns of new employee injuries and the severity of motor vehicle accidents.

Offered on:
Monday at 3:00pm

Excavation Awareness

James "Jimbo" Paxton, Sunbelt Rentals

One hour of excavation awareness which will consist of 32 years of first-hand knowledge
of design, manufacture, service, selling and renting of shoring and shielding equipment
and frequent visits and inspections of trenching and excavation job sites to diagnose 29 CFR Sub part P compliance. Speaker has worked as a pipe laborer in the trenches overseeing the practical application of 1926.651 Specific Excavation Requirements and 1926.652 Requirements for Protective Systems, so participants will have receive first-hand knowledge of the equipment and sub part P standard.

Offered on:
Monday at 3:00pm

HOPS (Pre-Accident Investigation)

Martin B. Currie, Eastern Alliance Insurance

· Safety is not the absence of loss
· Accidents are the result of an organization’s inability to respond, monitor, understand, and anticipate failure.
· Sustainable safety improvement is made by fixing our systems and processes, not fixing our people

Offered on:
Monday at 3:00pm

Using Gamification Techniques to Improve Safety Awareness and Change Safety Culture

Karen Czor, EnTrans International

Games entertain and engage us. Americans spend over $29 billion each year on video games. EnTrans built a thriving safety culture by applying game-inspired elements that drive employee engagement.

Offered on:
Monday at 3:00pm

Safety Training in the 21st Century: How e-learning is Taking Safety Training to New Levels

Colton McKinney, Compliance Management, LLC

In this session you’ll get an understanding of the benefits of e-learning for safety training and compliance tracking through examples of companies who have successfully made the transition to e-learning.

Offered on:
Monday at 3:00pm

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 10:30am
Tuesday at 8:00am
 

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