2021 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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Redefining Safety Leadership & Accountability: Managing and Motivating Multigenerational Team members to Make Safety Personal

Bruce S. Wilkinson, Wilkinson Seminars and Presentations

Multigenerational teams are the new diversity and leaders are adapting to different ways of listening, motivating and educating everyone to be accountable for each other and to make safety personal.  Here’s how….

Offered on:
Thursday at 8:00am

OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Course

Bryan Lane, The University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services

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:
Wednesday at 9:30am
Thursday at 8:00am

5 Keys to a Successful Safety Culture

Dale Lesinski, DiVal Safety

You check all the safety compliance boxes but you still have meager results. This session will address what it takes to achieve all the benefits of a Successful Safety Culture. If you address these keys, your opportunity for success goes through the roof!

Offered on:
Thursday at 10:00am

The Power of Communication

Michael Palmer, Ensafe

Effective communication and recall of desired safe behaviors and practices is key to affecting change.  This presentation will provide the how and why effective communication skills can provide a blended learning approach necessary to reach your audience.

Offered on:
Thursday at 10:00am

Hearing Conservation Program Pitfalls

Dr. Michael Tigges, KSA OCCUPATIONAL SERVICES

Understanding OSHA’s standards of a hearing conservation program and the pitfalls or common mistakes made by employers can save time, money and legal battles.

Offered on:
Thursday at 10:00am

Infectious Disease Update

Vicki Brinsko Maddox, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

With new diseases emerging constantly, it is more important than ever to stay up to date with the latest pandemics, emerging pathogens, infectious diseases, and the latest outbreaks.

Offered on:
Thursday at 10:00am

OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting Training

William K. Principe , Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP

This session will teach attendees about the OSHA recordkeeping analysis to follow for every injury or illness scenario, including COVID-19 cases.  The session will address the most up-to-date recordkeeping Interpretation Letters, common mistakes by recordkeepers, and lots of practical examples.

Note: This is a 2-hour session.

Offered on:
Thursday at 10:00am

Safe 4 the Right Reasons

Dale Lesinski, DiVal Safety

Safe 4 the Right Reasons: A safety message that motivates employees to practice safe behaviors because they WANT to, not because they HAVE to. By appealing to our Human Nature, “Safe 4 the Right Reasons” is personal, sustainable and proven with over a decade of success.

Offered on:
Thursday at 11:00am

Machine Guarding

Phillip Lett, TN Department of Labor & Workforce Development – TOSHA

This presentation will utilize photographs, diagrams, and print to help lead attendees through OSHA guarding standards.  During this time, we will also try to help attendees identify inadequate guarding on equipment, including some guarding involved in accidents and injuries of employees. The presentation will be limited in coverage to include OSHA standards that range from 29 CFR 1910.212 through 29 CFR 1910.219.

Offered on:
Thursday at 11:00am

TOSHA Response to COVID 19

Larry Hunt, TN Department of Labor & Workforce Development - TOSHA

This presentation will outline Tennessee OSHA’s response to COVID-19 during the onset of the pandemic across the nation.

Offered on:
Thursday at 11:00am

Walking-Working Surfaces

Josh Hughes, Hughes Engineering, LLC

OSHA Changed Walking-Working Surfaces in 2016, have you and your organization made the updates? Learn about regulation changes and you can use the methods to protect yourself and others.

Offered on:
Thursday at 11:00am

GHS_HAZCOM

Kelly Parks, Department of Labor & Workforce Development - TOSHA

  • Understand and apply GHS criteria to the workplace
  • Identify the employer’s responsibilities under the HCS, including training requirements
  • Identify components of a Hazard Communication program
  • Locate pertinent information about chemicals on labels, including other forms of hazard communication, to ensure “right to understanding” provisions of GHS
Offered on:
Thursday at 2:00pm

When Should I Use a Respirator?

Mitchell Cothran, Department of Labor & Workforce Development - TOSHA

This presentation will detail when an employer is required to furnish a respirator, why respirators are not always the answer, and why they can create other hazards.

Offered on:
Thursday at 2:00pm

Legal Aspects of Temp Labor

Wilson Nash, Brasfield & Gorrie

A discussion of certain legal issues associated with working with temporary labor providers in the construction industry, including compliance concerns, risk transfer problems, and possible joint-employer liability.

Offered on:
Thursday at 2:00pm

Recipe for an Arc-Flash Disaster

Charles Miller, Charles R. Miller Electrical Education and Training

What ingredients are in the recipe for making an arc-flash disaster?  This informative workshop addresses electrical safety as well as arc-flash and shock prevention through essential provisions in NFPA 70E.

Offered on:
Thursday at 2:00pm

Best Practices in Contractor Screening and Qualification Programs

Jeff Marksberry, Tennessee Valley Training Centers

Understand the Why, When and How’s of the contractor qualification/screening process. Understand the risk management benefits and the potential legal liabilities that may occur if a significant contractor qualification/screening and risk transfer process is not being utilized.

Offered on:
Thursday at 2:00pm

Workplace Fatalities Investigated by TOSHA

Wendylee Fisher, TN Department of Labor & Workforce Development - TOSHA

This presentation will consist of photos and discussion surrounding the 50+ workplace fatalities that were investigated by TN OSHA during calendar year 2020.

Offered on:
Thursday at 3:00pm
 

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