6th Annual Safety Symposium
The Chamber of Manitowoc County Safety, Health & Wellness Council invites you to join them at the 6th Annual Safety Symposium!
Safety isn't just a program, it's a culture. Understanding your culture will allow you to make value added changes to your organization's safety programs. The 6th Annual Safety Symposium is an action packed 1/2 day for attendees to learn the profession's best practices centered on developing a robust safety culture. This program will allow attendees to understand how to engage today's workforce, tips for improving safety programs, and tools used to calculate and demonstrate the value of safety improvements. The Safety Symposium is designed in a way that allows attendees to have the opportunity to engage in group discussion, listen to presentations in multiple formats, and create knowledge together by building peer relationships.
Introducing the speakers:
Steve Bench of Generational Consulting, LLC will be discussing management styles and your work culture, from the perspective of a Millennial employee, as it relates to safety, health and wellness. Learn ways to build a healthy work culture that is attractive to young professionals, and learn management strategies to engage Millennial talent and keep them from leaving! This session explains what Millennials what from our job, our manager, our employer, etc. Adulthood has changed and Millennials are no longer defined by their careers, but rather by their lifestyles - so how do you manage and motivate someone who may not be as committed to their job as previous generations? This session will provide insight and answers!
Chris Seider, CSP, PHR, CHST, ARM Senior Safety and Risk Management Specialist for Foth & Van Dyke, LLC will be presenting "Selling" Safety. As safety professionals, we see the value in spending money on prevention. The promlem is, we often struggle to garner organizational support in these investments. This session will provide ways to calculate and demonstrate value of safety improvements. Topics will include ROI, Time Studies, Process Mapping, and other related techniques.
Patrick Harel, Senior Fall Protection Specialist - Wisconsin and the Upper Michigan with 3M Company will be presenting on The "A,B,C,D/R" of Fall Protection. The fall protection demonstration will address standards related to wroking at heights in the various industries. The program will focus on the PFAS, personal fall arrest systems, harness, connector, anchor and rescue and tought on FPFT, Dropped objects also known as Fall Protection for Tools. Each category will emphasize the proper selection, use and insepction of the system. During the connector session a load cell test weight is dropped to simulate the impact forces on the body in a free fall. With and without a shock abosorbing lanyard. This drop will emphasize the required fall clearance distance requirement. vs. the use of a self-retracting lifeline to reduce clearance requirements. The load cell will give a visual force impact load that would be applied to the person and also the load on the achor points. Suspension trauma will be addressed and need for a proper on site rescue plan is important.
Tom Fitzgerald of TFitz People Dynamics, LLC will be presenting on "Good morning, there is a person here that says they are an OSHA Compliance Safety and Health Officer (CSHO)." How any manager handles the next few hours may make all the difference between a disaster or an opportunity.
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