Conference Agenda

Monday, October 29, 2018

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7:00 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast - Great Lobby, Red, White and Blue Room
7:30 AM Vendors/Exhibits - Red, White and Blue Room  
8:30 AM

Welcome Remarks

Color Guard

Opening Remarks by:

Governor Video,

Secretary Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry

Gene Barr, President, Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry,

Richard Bloomingdale, President, Pennsylvania AFL-CIO

Chocolate Ballroom

9:00 AM
Keynote: Mr. David Sarkus - "Leading from the Heart! " - Chocolate Ballroom
10:00 AM
Beverage Break & Exhibits - Red, White and Blue Room
10:30 AM
Excavation & Trench Safety in Construction - Magnolia CD
  Prevention Thru Design (PTD) - Magnolia AB
Understanding Generational Difference in the Workplace - Wild Rose
Medical Marijuana Act in the Workplace - Crystal A
Labor/Management: Glatfelter - Can You Hear Me Now? - Empire AB
Incident Command - The Truths, The Myths, The Legends! - Empire CD
  Physical Changes to the Way Aerial Lifts Are Designed, Built and Tested - Red Room
11:45 AM
Luncheon - Chocolate Ballroom
1:15 PM

Future of Fall Protection - Magnolia CD

The New OSHA Standards on Silica Dust Exposure - Magnolia AB
The Journey to Safety Program Improvement; How to Achieve the GASE Award - Wild Rose
Build a Community, Not Just a Culture for Safety - Crystal A
25,000 Clients Can't be Wrong - Empire AB
Effective Incident Investigation with TapRooT - Empire CD
  Just How Competent is the Onsite Competent Person on Your Suspended Scaffold Project - Red Room
2:30 PM
Beverage Break & Exhibits - Red, White and Blue Room
2:45 PM
  Fall Hazard Basics - Magnolia CD
Developing and Implementing a Respiratory Protection Program - Magnolia AB
VPP 101, a Quick Overview from the VPP Manager and the Benefits of the Program From one Who has Experienced it - Wild Rose
The Worker's Compensation Process, BWC Panel - Crystal A
  Understanding OSHA's Expectations with the Hazard Communication Standard 2012 - Empire AB
Using Video Games for Workplace Safety Training - Empire CD
When De-Escalation Fails - Red Room
4:00 PM
Break & Exhibits - Red, White and Blue Room
4:15 PM
General Session: Dr. Jeff McCausland - "Leading in a Crisis" - Chocolate Ballroom
5:15 PM
Vendor Exhibits - Red, White and Blue Room
5:30 PM
Reception - Red, White and Blue Room
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
7:00 AM
Coffee and Danish - Red, White and Blue Room
8:00 AM
Keynote: Jan McInnis - "Finding the Funny in Change" - Chocolate Ball Room
9:00 AM
Beverage Break & Exhibits - Red, White and Blue Room
9:15 AM
  Elevated Awareness, Rooftop Fall Protection, Underdtanding the differences between OSHA's General Industry and Construction Standards - Magnolia CD
  Respirable Crystalline Silica - The Exposure Control Plan - Magnolia AB
Culture: The Start of a Journey - Changing Construction Safety Culture - Wild Rose
  Opiods in the Workplace - Crystal A
Early Intervention Strategies to Eliminate MSD's - Empire AB
  Permit-Required Confined Space Hazards; Control V. Isolation - Empire CD
  Keeping Aging Workers Safe and Productive n the Workplace - Red Room
10:45 AM Break & Exhibits - Red, White and Blue Room  
11:00 AM Workshops  
  Stop: Don't Get Caught - Magnolia CD
  Conducting Qualitative Respirator Fit Testing - Magnolia AB
  Managing Change in a Rapidly Changing World - Wild Rose
  Oh My Aching Back - Crystal A
  Industrial Noise Monitoring, Evaluation & Control - Empire AB
  Training: OSHA Versus MSHA - Empire CD
  The Impact of Employee Education, Training and Culture on Injury Rates - Red Room
12:30 PM
Luncheon - Chocolate Ball Room
1:30 PM