Make plans to join us June 10-12, 2024

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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Crane Safety in Construction

Brian Hope, Inspection & Training Solutions of America, Inc.

Brian will be drawing from his experience serving various industries to help guide the participants on what is required to meet the various regulatory standards and Best Safety Practices learned.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 10:00am

Documenting Feasibility for Alternative Methods

Michael Taubitz, FDRsafety, Inc.

Documenting the infeasibility of LOTO is a necessary step for OSHA compliance when developing an Alternative Method where isolating and locking a primary energy source is not feasible. Participants will work in small teams to gain hands-on experiential learning, documenting the infeasibility of LOTO for setting up a machine.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 10:00am

Safety Begins with Mindset

Ken Alexandrow, AGAPE Tactical,LLC

Participants will learn the important role mindset plays in safety. They will learn how to quickly identify a threat, as well as strategies to avoid or defeat that threat.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 10:00am

OSHA Recordkeeping (2-hrs)

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

This interactive presentation will teach the OSHA recordkeeping analysis as well as how to complete the OSHA 300 Log and 300A annual summary to avoid citations.  The presentation will include key interpretations of the recordkeeping requirements.  Audience participation is encouraged, so bring your recordkeeping scenarios and questions.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 10:00am

Solving the Discretionary Energy Crisis

Wylie Davidson, Legacy Safety Solutions

Built upon the foundation of the “Leaving a Safety Legacy” message, this one-hour presentation further explores the concept of Discretionary Energy and how you can release it, both on and off the job.

From becoming better communicators to having a clearer understanding of your role and how you impact others, this presentation delivers an effective message that attendees truly appreciate and benefit from.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 10:00am

Kicking Your RCA Investigation into Turbo Drive

Mike Palmer, Ensafe

Stop settling for accident investigations that don’t move the needle to a safer workplace. This presentation will provide you will two new concepts and some key techniques to kick your root cause analysis, accident investigations into turbo drive!

Offered on:
Tuesday at 11:00am

Starting a Continuous Improvement Engine in Your Facility - The CIRCLE Method.

Richard Flynt, National Safety Council

Is Deming’s PDCA cycle really a workable model in Safety? It sure is! Let me show you how to start a “Deming Engine” and put your facility on the path of continuous improvement.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 11:00am

Verbal De-escalation: The Art of Persuasion

Ken Alexandrow, AGAPE Tactical,LLC

Participants will learn to resolve conflict and de-escalate anger by directing conversations to desired outcomes rather than reacting to situations.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 11:00am

NFPA 70E - Things We Should All Know

Tommy Northcott, Jacobs Technology Inc.

The NFPA 70E is the standard for electrical safety in the workplace and provides guidance on how workers can protect themselves from electrical hazards. Everyone has the potential for being exposed to electrical hazards and there are some key takeaways from the 70E that everyone should understand. This presentation will review some basic 70E requirements, some less basic requirements, and leave some room for Q&A from the audience to try to answer some burning electrical safety questions you might have.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 11:00am

Construction Insurance Programs

Cary Williams, Alliant Insurance Services - Construction Service Group

A perspective from a Safety Professional. Understanding Controlled Insurance Programs (CIP), their benefits, and application for jobsite and company success.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 11:00am

Pedestrian / PIV Interactions - How to Assess Risk

Joe Fleetwood, ENSAFE, Inc.

Pedestrians and vehicles such as forklifts, vehicles, and other moving equipment are an integral part of the industrial environment; however, their interaction can cause serious injury, fatality, or property damage. Though their presence is common, pedestrian and vehicle interactions are often overlooked as a serious hazard potential in the workplace. Identifying and evaluating these interactions can help to understand a facility’s vehicle and pedestrian risks. Explore identifying, evaluating, and controlling these interactions to make a safer workplace.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 2:00pm

Bloodborne Pathogens for Collateral Duty

Todd Reaves, TN OSHA

Overview of OSHA bloodborne pathogen requirements for collateral duty staff.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 2:00pm

Hazard Communication

Eric Engle, TN OSHA

The presentation will focus on the general requirements of the hazard communication standard and how to maintain a program which meets these requirements.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 2:00pm

Building LIFE - "Danger, What's your Perception?"

Tyler White, Turner Construction

Turner believes that all injuries are preventable. We promote that belief through our program, called Building LIFE (Living Injury Free Everyday). Today we will highlight some of the aspects of our BL Program and focus on “Danger, What’s your Perception?”

Offered on:
Tuesday at 2:00pm

Fire & Worker Safety

Christopher Schemel, University of Alabama UA SafeState

The presentation focuses on fire issues that can have a significant impact on worker injury over facility fire protection. Flammable dusts and other worker fire exposure hazards are explored.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 2:00pm

Just How Important is Off Duty Safety

Gary Morris, Lookout Reporting

Encouraging employees to practice safety at home is a strategic approach to enhancing workplace safety. The benefits extend beyond a secure home environment, creating a ripple effect that positively influences the workplace. By fostering a safety mindset, promoting behavioral transfer, instilling personal accountability, boosting confidence, and improving communication, organizations can significantly increase employee participation in safety. As the line between personal and professional life blurs, integrating safety practices into daily routines becomes a powerful tool for building a culture of safety that benefits both individuals and the collective workforce.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 2:00pm

Workplace Fatalities Investigated by TOSHA

Wendylee Fisher, Tennessee OSHA

This presentation will consist of photos and discussion surrounding the workplace fatalities that were investigated by TN OSHA during calendar year 2023.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 3:00pm
 

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