2021 Workshops/Presentations

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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

New Attendees Session

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:
Wednesday at 9:45am

Engaged Safety

Garrison Wynn, Wynn Solutions

We hear the term “employee engagement” a lot these days. We also hear how recognition, goal alignment and a clear path to success can create it. But how can engagement produce a sustainable culture of safety as we strive for zero incidents? By leaders making their employees the “heroes” of safety.

Offered on:
Wednesday at 10:30am

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Arc Flash Hazards in the Workplace

Tommy Northcott, Jacobs Technology Inc

Arc Flash is a very real hazard in the workplace.  Learn what some of the common errors that are made with respect to protecting our workers from this hazard.

Offered on:
Wednesday at 10:30am

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REWARD PROGRAM: Return Employees to Work and Reduce Disabilities

Abbie Hudgens and Brian Holmes, Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation

REWARD is a new initiative of the BWC to help employers develop return-to-work programs to achieve the best outcomes for work related injuries.

Offered on:
Wednesday at 10:30am

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Building and Maintaining a successful VPP Caliber Safety and Health Culture. Perspectives from two Volunteer STAR sites

Kelly Dorsey and Tonya Wells, Marathon Petroleum Company Asphalt Terminal and Firestone Industrial Products

Marathon Petroleum’s Nashville Asphalt Terminal and Firestone Industrial Products’ Dyersburg sites have developed and maintained VPP caliber safety and health systems. They are long-term VPP sites and will cover their experiences in their successful VPP journeys.

Offered on:
Wednesday at 10:30am

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What to Expect During a Biden’s OSHA

Steve Hawkins, FDRsafety, LLC

Historically speaking, changes occur at OSHA when a new president is elected.  OSHA standards don’t change generally but how they are enforced, how resources within the agency are directed, and the overall direction of the agency does. This presentation will focus on changes that federal OSHA is likely to take under President Biden’s administration and how employers and employees may be affected.

Offered on:
Wednesday at 10:30am

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:
Wednesday at 1:00pm

Violence and Safety: How to Secure your Workplace

Ken Alexandrow, AGAPE Tactical, LLC

Participants will learn:

  • Risk Factors within your organization
  • How to preform your Security Vulnerability Assessment
  • The role leadership and staff play in your security plan
Offered on:
Wednesday at 1:00pm

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COVID-19 and the Workplace: When is a Positive Diagnosis Work-Related?

Michael T. Taylor, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

The presentation will discuss OSHA’s policy on recording and reporting requirements regarding COVID-19.  EHS Professionals will learn how to deal with these complicated issues when they are presented in the workplace.

Offered on:
Wednesday at 1:00pm

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Making Workplace Safety and Health a Personal and Organizational Value-Not Just a Priority: The Key to Culture-Driven Success

Bruce S. Wilkinson, Wilkinson Seminars and Presentations

Making safety a priority is important if priorities don’t change.  It’s time to share responsibility in making safety a personal and organizational value, because values aren’t supposed to change.  Here’s how…

Offered on:
Wednesday at 1:00pm

I have a stellar LOTO program, but OSHA could still cite me?

David Buckles, Department of Labor & Workforce Development - TOSHA

This seminar will cover LOTO violations found during TOSHA inspections where employers had an energy control program but did not meet some of the specific requirements contained in 1910.147.

Offered on:
Wednesday at 1:00pm

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NFPA 652 - Combustible Dust Hazards and PPE: Adopt NFPA Standard and PPE Best Practices to Reduce Risk and Improve Safety Culture

Scott Francis, Westex: A Milliken Brand

Learn the latest NFPA standard and PPE best practices to reduce burn injury risk and improve safety culture. NFPA 652 – 2019 clarifies PPE selection criteria for mitigating burn injuries. The NFPA 70E standard now addresses human performance to better counter human error which is applicable to all hazards.

Offered on:
Wednesday at 3:00pm

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IH Monitoring for the Safety Professional

Dr. Ron Read,

We will be discussing the basic principles of air monitoring and calibration techniques used today.  We will touch on why air monitoring is done and when is appropriate to do so.

Offered on:
Wednesday at 3:00pm

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Kaizen Ergonomics Simple Rapid and Continuous Improvement

Eric Kennedy & Rachel Parker, Willis Towers Watson

Learn a hands-on approach to ergonomics that creates capability within your organization and sustainable results. We will illustrate the importance, process and outcomes you can expect through real-world examples.

Offered on:
Wednesday at 3:00pm

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What’cha Gonna Do When OSHA Comes For You?

Donna Renee’ Robitaille, Sabel Steel

The presentation will….
1. Go over the guidelines on how to respond to an OSHA complaint or visit.
2. The importance to understand the purpose of a complaint/visit and the differences.
3. Assist or help establish a game plan on what to do.

Offered on:
Wednesday at 3:00pm

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The Importance of Navigating Thru NFPA 101

Kelly Proctor , 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:
Wednesday at 3:00pm

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