Make plans to join us August 29-31, 2022!

2022 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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The Language of Safety - Where’s the Rosetta Stone?

John Knopf , View Inc.

What does safety mean to you? I bet your definition of safety is different from other people in your company. Join us while we dive-in to what pulls us apart and what holds us together all in the name of  ‘safety’.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 10:00am

OSHA Injury & Recordkeeping Training (2-hr session)

Neil H. Wasser, Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Neil will teach you the OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping analysis, explaining what OSHA means by work-related, significant aggravation, and restricted work activity, covering the important OSHA interpretations, and addressing the recordkeeping analysis for COVID-19 cases.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 10:00am

Tennessee Weather Disasters and How You Can Prepare for the Next One

Krissy Hurley, NWS Nashville, TN

Get your weather questions ready! Learn about weather disasters across Tennessee and the best ways to keep you and your family smart and safe before the next weather event strikes.  

Offered on:
Tuesday at 10:00am

From Good to Great-How Safety Can Be Transformed with Technology

Scott Gaddis, Intelex Technologies

This session will cover technology solutions and how data can be used to improve loss control. Topics covered will be new technologies, using data for prescriptive analysis, core safety applications that build a better SMS, and improving training and communication.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 10:00am

10-Hour 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 10:30am
Tuesday at 8:00am

Why Professional Translation is a Critical Part of Safety

Diana Sanchez-Vega, Sanchez-Vega Communications, LLC

This presentation will address compliance risks and threats to health/safety resulting from workplace communication with limited English proficient workers provided by ‘makeshift’ interpreters and machine-only translations, and how to address these matters.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 11:00am

The Basics of Navigating the Life Safety Code and DNV’s Top Findings

Kelly Proctor CHFM, CHSP, CHOP, DNV Healthcare

This presentation will help participants understand the importance of navigating thru NFPA 101 and other NFPA standards. Additionally, it will provide participants a better understanding of how to determine what other NFPA standards apply to healthcare and how to know what edition to follow.

 

Offered on:
Tuesday at 11:00am

Leaving a Safety Legacy

Wylie Davidson, Legacy Safety Solutions

​Leaving a Safety Legacy is a refreshing look at a presentation designed for attendees to put a stronger value on what matters most; their own personal safety as well as the people around them, both on the job and at home.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 11:00am

Industrial Hygiene Overview

Steve Tobias, Tennessee Department of Labor - TOSHA

Presentation will be a brief overview of Industrial Hygiene practices and work as it is related to OSHA Compliance.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 2:00pm

REWARD & Next Step Program

Brian Holmes & Suzy Douglas, Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation

Discuss post work injury best practices to reduce workers’ compensation costs to employers and employees by returning injured workers back to work.

Returning injured workers to work benefits employers as well as employees.  The REWARD Program provides resources for employers to improve or create a successful return to work program.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 2:00pm

TOSHA Update

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

Wendylee Fisher, Asst. Commissioner (TOSHA) and Steve Hawkins, C.O.O. of FDRsafety, LLC,  will provide information on recent state activities and the status of any upcoming or proposed changes in regulations.

Offered on:
Tuesday at 2:00pm

The Impact of Heat Stress on the Workplace

Michael Callihan, The University of Alabama

This presentation will highlight the risk factors, signs and symptoms, and emergency treatment of heat stress. 

Offered on:
Tuesday at 2:00pm
 

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