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Safety Culture 2018, an EHS Daily Advisor Event (BLR)

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 8:30 AM


Safety Culture 2018, an EHS Daily Advisor Event September 13-14, 2018 | Atlanta, GA CONFERENCE SNAPSHOT: Safety Culture 2018 will empower employers to create an engaging and effective safety culture in the workplace that will strengthen safety compliance and engagement, reduce risk for accidents and injury, and avoid costly OSHA fines and litigation. This curriculum of this interactive two-day conference applies to both Safety and HR professionals who need to improve safety adherence and responsibility across their workforce. Attendees received practical, proven strategies for: Supercharging your safety committees for maximum safety engagement and retention Dealing with difficult employees and training them to make safety a priority Measuring safety performance with analytics and hazard tracking Evaluating and fine-tuning incentives & disciplinary systems to ensure maximum effectiveness Identifying and eliminating cultural hazards Improving your safety training to ensure its engaging and accessible for all employees And more! Agenda Preconference Sessions – September 12, 2018 Human Factors in Risk Assessment8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Presented by: Gary Higbee, Higbee & Associates, Inc.Safety performance in the United States has been improving at a very slow rate over the past 20 years. Even with technology improvements, hazard elimination efforts and additional safety improvements, we have been unable to lower recordable rates much more than 1% per year over the past 20 years. The solution isn’t easy and it certainly will require numerous initiatives. One thing we have to do is stop ignoring human factors and human error. We do not want to blame the worker but we do need to understand the worker and the pressures we put on them intentionally or unintentionally. In this workshop, we will: Explore how human factors impact the risk of doing any activity. We will actually calculate the risk associated with a work task using current practices that utilize two dimensions of risk: The amount of hazardous energy and the likelihood of coming in contact with the energy.  Then we will calculate the same job task using a third dimension of risk: Human Factors. Evaluate the impact the difference between Perceived Risk and Actual Risk and the impact they have on predictability of performance. Discuss the complacency curve and its impact on performance. Assess how human factors can negatively impact the likelihood and severity of safety, quality and performance events.  Learn the difference between Intentional Error, Unintentional Error and Habitual Error Lunch  11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Changing Safety Culture to Manage the Threat of Workplace Violence1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Presented by: Felix Nater, CSC, Nater Associates, Ltd Day 1 – September 13, 2018 Registration & Breakfast7:00 a.m. - 7:55 a.m. Welcome Remarks7:55 a.m. - 8:05 a.m. Seven Life Lessons for Safety and Beyond8:05 a.m. - 9:05 amPresented by: Scott Geller, Safety Performance Solutions, Inc. & Virginia TechAfter studying, teaching and researching psychology for more than 50 years, Dr. Geller has identified seven evidence-based lessons people need to practice daily to prevent workplace injuries, but also to improve human welfare in general through less interpersonal conflict and bullying and enhancement of work productivity, environmental sustainability and life satisfaction. Join Dr. Geller, Founder of the Actively Caring for People Movement and Senior Partner of Safety Performance Solutions, as he shares these life lessons for improving human wellbeing and safety. Best Practices for Onboarding: Gain Buy-In, Secure Trust, and Motivate Employees from Day 19:10 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.Presented by: Cathy Hansell, Breakthrough Results LLC“You only get one chance to make a first impression”.  This old adage also holds true for on-boarding, welcoming every new employee into your organization…from entry level to senior leadership. On-boarding offers much more than communicating regulatory-required

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