“I have spent 10 times more money on a seminar that did not provide half of the important information presented at the Black Hawk College event.”
– Safety Manager, John Deere

Safety Summit

Program Description

When: Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 from 8 a.m to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Campus. Park on the left side of Lot 1 off 70th Street. Sustainable Technologies Building (next to Building 2), Room 113.

Who should attend: Safety professionals, managers & supervisors, safety committee members, HR personnel, business owners, contractors or anyone responsible for the safety of employees

Cost: $89 per attendee

Summit at-a-glance

Check-in and breakfast: 7:45-8:25 a.m.
Programming: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Maybe It’s Not Just Dust, Maybe It’s Silica Dust! Understanding the Updated Silica Standards 
    Presenter: Tom Bielema – Trainer and former OSHA Area Director
    Learn the hazards of silica in construction and general industry. We’ll discuss exposure control plans, methods of compliance, training, and common pitfalls. Bring your questions.
  • Using Engagement to Power Your Safety
    Presenter: Doug Jansen, Safety Manager, Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company
    Learn about cost-effective methods to increase engagement in your safety program. Companies often focus on training and forget to focus on activities that keep employees energized, engaged, and safe.
  • Workplace Violence: Strategies and Prevention
    Presenters: Sgt. Patrick Clapper and Sgt. Matt Shipp, Black Hawk College Police
    As an employer or employee, learn how to respond to an active shooter situation. What are your options? Do you have an evacuation plan?
  • OSHA’s 2019 Emphasis Programs
    Presenter: Brian Bothast, OSHA Safety and Health Specialist
    Look at OSHA’s 2019 national and local emphasis programs. Learn how emphasis program inspections are selected and what an OSHA inspector will ask for at a site. There will be plenty of time for questions of all kinds.
  • Safety and Health Management: Four Core Elements
    Presenter: Brent Bryden, OSHA Trainer and Consultant
    Learn the vital elements of an operative safety management system and its effective implementation within the company.

Sponsoring Partners: 

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