2018 Conference Materials 2018-04-11T15:23:55+00:00

2018 Conference Materials

Below are the materials for the Indiana Safety and Health Conference. Click on the session title to access the materials for that session. If the session title is not linked (in this case, orange), the materials have not yet been received from the speaker(s), unless otherwise indicated. Materials will be added as they are received.

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MONDAY, MARCH 12

Morning Workshops

Workshop 1
WK1. 8-Hour Risk Assessment (Part 1 of 2)

Pamela Walaski, CSP, CHMM, Director, Health and Safety, GAI Consultants, Inc.

Workshop 2
WK2. Process Safety Management (PSM) and Risk Management Plans (RMP) 101

Jonathan Zimmerman, CSP, CHMM, EHS Manager, Kellogg’s

Workshop 3
WK3. How To Become A Safety Training Ninja©

Regina McMichael, CSP, CET, President, The Learning Factory, Inc.

Workshop 4
WK4. Safety Leadership: Conventional Wisdom and Unintended Consequences
Mark Pergrem, MS, Senior Consultant, SAFEmap International

Afternoon Workshops

Workshop 5
WK5. 8-Hour Risk Assessment (Part 2 of 2)

Pamela Walaski, CSP, CHMM, Director, Health and Safety, GAI Consultants, Inc.

Workshop 6
WK6. Building a Safety Climate Dashboard
Joe Melton, CSHO, SSH, Manager of Consulting, RCI/Dekra

Workshop 7
WK7. Repurpose Your Current Content Toward Learner-Centric Tools
William Trabilcy, CHMM, CET, Consultant/EHS Manager, EHS Works

Workshop 8
WK8. Key Environmental Regulatory Programs for the Safety Professional

Greg Hemker, CHMM, Principal and Eric Harper, CSP, Manager, Process Safety, EHS Technology Group

TUESDAY, MARCH 13

Keynote Presentation: It’s Your Safety, Don’t Give It Away
Kina Repp, Workplace Safety Advocate

Concurrent Session One

Construction and Maintenance
1A. Basic Trenching and Excavation Safety

Dean Hiles, Loss Prevention Consultant, Gibson

General Safety Sessions
1B. The Seven Delusions in Disaster-Prone Organizations

Mark Pergrem, MS, Senior Consultant, SAFEmap International

Updates in Education and Consulting Skills
1C. Alphabet Soup: Career Advancement with Certifications
Daniel Snyder, CSP, CEO, SPAN International Training, LLC

Effective Safety Management
1D. So, You’ve Been Cited for a Safety Violation . . . Now What?

Ryan Poor, Partner, Ice Miller LLP

Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness
1E. Safety, It’s a Wonderful Life
Dale Lesinski, QSSP, Vice President, Sales and Training, DiVal Safety

INSafe/Safety Fundamentals
1F. Improving Your Site’s Contractor Program: Perspective of VPP Mobile VPP Worksite

Clay West, Corporate Environmental Health and Safety Director and Terri Stofer, Assistant Environmental Health and Safety Director, BMWC

Technology in Safety
1G. Leading Indicators, Culture and Big Data: Using Your Safety Data to Predict Injuries
Chuck Pettinger, PhD, Process Change Leader, Predictive Solutions

Management Safety Principles and Solutions
1H. Beyond Compliance: Breaking Through to the Next Level of Safety, Health and Environmental Excellence

Michael Topf, MA, President and CEO, Topf Initiatives

General Safety Sessions II
1I. Strategies For Preventing Fatal and Life-Changing Injury Events

Greg Clone, CSP, Risk Management Executive and Melanie Nykamp, CSHM, Senior Risk Management Consultant, Eastern Alliance Insurance Group

Concurrent Session Two

Construction and Maintenance
2A. Fall Arrest Systems and Properly Calculating Distance
Stephen “Craig” Clark, CHST, Safety Services Manager, Safety Management Group

General Safety Sessions
2B. The Buried Truth Uncovered
Eric Giguere, Motivational Safety Speaker, Safety Awareness Solutions

Updates in Education and Consulting Skills
2C. Diving Deeper Into Confined Space Classification
Kevin Beswick, Manager of Construction Services, RMS Safety

Effective Safety Management
2D. Building a Quality Safety Observation Checklist and Training
Joe Melton, CSHO, SSH, Manager of Consulting, RCI/Dekra

Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness
2E. Individual-Focused Safety: Three Critical Steps to Decrease Accidents and Increase Worker Health
Debbie Vyskocil, BCN, President, Optimal Edge Performance

INSafe/Safety Fundamentals
2F. Safe Work Practices for Tree Trimming
Brad Freeman, CSP, CIH, INSafe Health Consultant and Gary Hulbert, CSP, CHMM, INSafe Health Consultant, Indiana Dept. of Labor

Technology in Safety
2G. The Impact of Virtual Reality (VR) on Safety Training
Jeff White, Partner, VisionThree

Management Safety Principles and Solutions
*NEW* 2H. Fatality Prevention Auditing: Do You Have a Fatality Risk Blind Spot?
Peter T. Susca, Principal, Operational Excellence LLC (OpX Safety)

General Safety Sessions II
2I. Rigging the Force In Your Favor
Izzy De Jesus, CSP, OHST, Loss Prevention Consultant, Gibson

Concurrent Session Three

Construction and Maintenance
3A. Fall Protection Awareness: Fall Clearances, New Regulations and Rescue Plans
Shawn Cherri, Fall Protection Specialist, 3M

General Safety Sessions
3B. Are You Prepared for an Active Shooter?
Matthew Harris, Environmental Health & Safety Manager, Neovia Logistics

Updates in Education and Consulting Skills
3C. Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment Meet at the Crossroads
Francis Sehn, CSP, ARM, Vice President, Risk Control Services, Willis Towers Watson

Effective Safety Management
3D. Elements of an Effective Industrial Hygiene (IH) Program
Andrew Boester, CIH, Director of Health and Safety Services, SES Environmental and Justin Hoover, CSP, MS, Corporate Industrial Hygiene and Safety Resource Specialist, Steel Dynamics

Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness
3E. Instilling a Safety Culture Through the Eyes of a Retired Explosives Detection Dog
Greg Anderson, MS, Environmental and Safety Director, Kennedy Tank & Mfg.

INSafe/Safety Fundamentals
3F. Protecting Temporary Workers
Emily Morlan, ASP, INSafe Safety Consultant and Curtis Taylor, ASP, INSafe Health Consultant, Indiana Dept. of Labor

Technology in Safety
3G. OSHA’s Electronic Submission of Injury and Illness Records
Hillary Whitney, CEES, Client Specialist, Risk Management Services, Gibson

Management Safety Principles and Solutions
3H. Adaptive Leadership: How Safety Professionals Influence Decision Makers
Daniel Snyder, CSP, CEO, SPAN International Training, LLC

General Safety Sessions II
3I. Preventing and Preparing for Agricultural Emergencies
Ben Peetz, CSP, CFPS, Agribusiness Risk Control Consultant, FCCI Insurance Group

Concurrent Session Four / Expo Closes

Construction and Maintenance
4A. Temporary Traffic Control Set-Up
Christina Merriott, CHST, Senior Safety Facilitator, Trinity Safety Group

General Safety Sessions
*NEW* 4B. Handling an OSHA Inspection
Tracy Moon, Attorney at Law, Fisher & Phillips LLP

Updates in Education and Consulting Skills
4C. Training Activities for OSHA’s Top Ten Citations
Linda Tapp, CSP, President, SafetyFUNdamentals

Effective Safety Management
4D. Implementing a Safety Focus Process at Safety-Challenged Operations
David Stauffer, CSP, Global Director of EHS, SBM Managment

Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness
4E. Peace, Love, Safety: When Compliance-Driven Safety Isn’t Working
Regina McMichael, CSP, CET, President, The Learning Factory, Inc.

INSafe/Safety Fundamentals
4F. Best Practices for Connecting Managers and Employees
Jason Hill, General Manager, Cintas Corporation

Technology in Safety
4G. Great Safety Performance is No Accident: Overcoming Common Incident Management Mistakes
Phil Mole, EHS and Sustainability Content Manager, VelocityEHS

Management Safety Principles and Solutions
4H. Engaging Management Into the Safety Process
Clinton Wolfley, CSP, CHST, STSC, Director, Business Development, Board of Certified Safety Professionals

General Safety Sessions II
4I. Clearing Up the Confusion About Substance Abuse Testing
Tiffany Ellefson, General Manager, DISA/Midwest Toxicology Services

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14

Keynote Presentation: You Don’t Lose Until You Quit Trying
Sergeant Sammy Davis, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient

Concurrent Session Five

Construction and Maintenance
5A. Blending Messages for Workplace Injury Prevention and Wellness (focused on the construction industry)
Sheila Denman, MA, MS, PT, Sr. Vice President, ATI Worksite Solutions

General Safety Sessions
5B. Report Writing 101
Daniel Boreman, HSSE Director, Emission Monitoring Service, Inc.

Updates in Education and Consulting Skills
5C. Implementing the New OSHA Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard in General Industry
Greg Zigulis, CSP, CIH, President/Health and Safety Manager, Sixth Sense Safety Solutions

Effective Safety Management
5D. Financial Aspects of Safety
Tom Cecich, CSP, CIH, Strategic Board Advisor, Avetta and Past President, American Society of Safety Engineers (2016-17)

Work Comp: Injuries, Analysis and Prevention
5E. Chronic Pain With an Aging Workforce: Keep Your Aging Workforce Productive, Happy and Claim-Free Through a Total Worker Health Approach
Kevin Lombardo, President and CEO and Janet Weyls, DORN Companies, and Jim Mecham, OccuPro

INSafe/Safety Fundamentals
5F. Eliminate Panic by Making a Plan
Mark McDaniel, INSafe Safety Consultant and Debbie Rauen, INSafe Safety Consultant, Indiana Dept. of Labor

Management Safety Principles and Solutions
NEW: 5G. Making Safety Simpler (substitute session)
Pete Susca, OpX Safety

Management Safety Principles and Solutions
ORIGINAL: 5G. Root Cause Analysis (RCA): An Old Tool with a Critical New Twist for Better Prevention AND Safety Culture
Cathy Hansell, SMS, CSM, CCSR, MS, JD, President, Breakthrough Results, LLC

General Safety Sessions II
5H. Machine Functional Safety: Principles, Standards and Implementation
Amber Gray, Automation Area Manager IC/Sensors/Safety, FS Tech, Kirby Risk

Concurrent Session Six

Construction and Maintenance
6A. Success Stories from Coalition for Construction Safety Excellence in Safety Award Winners
Marcy Watson, Association Manager, Coalition for Construction Safety (CCS)

General Safety Sessions
6B. Key Safety and Health Documents: Sword or Shield?
Adele Abrams, JD, CMSP, President, Law Office of Adele L. Abrams PC

Updates in Education and Consulting Skills
6C. Electrical Safety For Managers, Updated For 2018 70E
Daryn Lewellyn, President, Electrical Training Pro, LLC

Effective Safety Management
6D. Effective Safety Training Techniques
Bradford Weber, Operations Manager, Safety Consulting, Sheakley

Work Comp: Injuries, Analysis and Prevention
6E. Lower Your Workers’ Comp Premiums!
David Burke, CSP, Loss Prevention Consultant, Gibson

INSafe/Safety Fundamentals
6F. Making Data-Driven Decisions: Using 300 Logs and Accident Reports to Better Your Safety Program
Kenneth Boucher II, Executive Director of Quality, Metrics and Statistics, Indiana Dept. of Labor

Management Safety Principles and Solutions
6G. Task Analysis: Waste of Time…or Worse?
Benjamin Atkinson, Ergonomist, Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America

General Safety Sessions II
6H. Additive Manufacturing: Methods, Hazards and Safety Culture
Gary Roth, MS, PhD, Health Scientist, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Luncheon Presentation: The State of the Safety Profession 
Tom Cecich, CSP, CIH, Strategic Board Advisor, Avetta and Past President, American Society of Safety Engineers (2016-17)

Concurrent Session Seven

Construction and Maintenance
7A. OSHA’s New Silica Rule in Construction: Everything You Need to Know
Chris Hall, CHST, Director of Education and Training, Safety Resources Inc.

General Safety Sessions
7B. Construction and the Confined Space Standard
Bruce Guiliani, CSP, CET, Director of Safety and Loss Control, The Heritage Group

Updates in Education and Consulting Skills
7C. A Real-World View: Implementing New OSHA Fall Protection Regulations
Tracey Riepenhoff, PE, CSP, PMP, Project Manager, LJB Inc.

Work Comp: Injuries, Analysis and Prevention
7D. Worker’s Compensation Management: Why Choosing a Physical Therapy Provider With Functional Movement Expertise Makes All the Difference
Brad Howell, DPT, OCS, Physical Therapist, Vice President of Indiana Operations and Viresh Vasu, PT, OCS, COMT, Physical Therapist, ATI Physical Therapy

INSafe/Safety Fundamentals
7E. OSHA’s Walking and Working Surfaces Standard
Bryan Thais, INSafe Safety Consultant, Indiana Dept. of Labor

Management Safety Principles and Solutions
7F. Plan it. Do it. Engaging Employees Through Scheduled Safety and Health Initiatives
Andy Litchfield, CEES, Loss Prevention Consultant and Whitney Trent, EP-C, Health Risk Management Specialist, Gibson

Concurrent Session Eight

Construction and Maintenance
8A. Crisis Management for Construction Sites
Jeff Carter, Senior Safety Consultant, Safety Resources Inc. and retired Deputy Commissioner of Labor, Indiana OSHA

General Safety Sessions
8B. Dept. of Transportation Regulations: What You Need to Know
Dee Davis, Senior Safety Consultant, National Transportation Consultants

Work Comp: Injuries, Analysis and Prevention
8D. Newly Employed and Quickly Injured: A Legal Solution
Curt DeWeese, PT, Director, Atlas Injury Prevention Solutions

INSafe/Safety Fundamentals
8E. 2017 Serious Injury Reports for Indiana: Record Year for Amputations/Hospitalizations
Julie Alexander, JD, Director of General Industry and Whistleblower Investigation Unit, Indiana Department of Labor