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Key Level Descriptions

  • (B) Two to five years of experience in identified as basic
  • (I) Six to 10 years of experience in identified as intermediate
  • (A) 10 years plus of experience is identified as advanced
  • (E) Executive level sessions
Number Session Level Track

June 9, 10:30am - 11:45am

600 NTSB Technical Session
601 Culture Trumps Everything: So, Career Advancement = Connecting the Dots E Business Skills & Personal Development
602 Retirement - Are You Ready? I,A Business Skills & Personal Development
603 Safety Culture & Safety Climate in Construction: Bridging Research & Practice B Construction / Mining, Executive
613 DUST EXPLOSIONS - The Nature of the Problem & Practical Measures for Its Control I Emergency Management / Security, Risk Assessment
625 Key Issue Roundtable: Safety Implications of Chemical Disinfectants in Healthcare Environment / Hazardous Material, Key Issue Roundtables
604 Psychophysical and Demographic Changes Require Rethinking Ergonomics Strategies A Ergonomics
616 One Corporation's Global System for Driving Sustainable Safety Risk Management I Executive, Safety Management
605 "Look Up - The Roof's On Fire" I Fire Protection
606 Integrated Approaches to Wellness in the Workplace: Workers' Compensation Impact I Healthcare / Wellness
607 Help the "Bulletproof" Employee Make the Connection I Human Behavior / Hospitality
608 10 Ways to Leverage Safety Collaboration with Occupational Health Professionals I Industrial Hygiene / Health
626 Real-time Site Monitoring for Safety, Health and Environmental Compliance I Industrial Hygiene / Health, Technical / Engineering / Standards
609 International Perspectives on Safety Management - 2 Part Session International
624 Key Issue Roundtable: Short-Service Workers (Focus on Temporary and Seasonal Employees) Key Issue Roundtables
610 Flash Fire Risk Assessments for the Upstream O&G Industry using API RP 99 I Oil & Gas
611 OSHA's General Duty Clause: A Guide to Enforcement and Legal Defenses B Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
612 OSHA Construction Update, Standards, Enforcement and Outreach Initiatives B Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
614 Mechanics of Your Mod - The Five W's A Risk Management / Insurance
615 Managing the Total Cost of Risk (TCOR) - Case Study A Risk Management / Insurance
617 The Great Swindles, Scams and Myths In Safety E Safety Management
618 A Healthier Workforce Makes for a Safer Workplace E Safety Management
619 Fall Prevention vs. Fall Protection: A New Safety Category I Technical / Engineering / Standards
620 OSHA's PSM Standard: Achieving Compliance and Avoiding Pitfalls I Technical / Engineering / Standards
623 Save Your Fleet & Avoid Costly Losses Through Implementation of ANSI/ASSE Z15.1 I Technical / Engineering / Standards, Transportation
621 How to Become a Safety Training Ninja I Training / Education
622 The Humor in Safety, From Blah Blah Blah to Ha Ha AH HA I Training / Education

June 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm


June 8, 10:30am - 11:45am

501 Effective Communication Skills for Safety Professionals I Business Skills & Personal Development
502 Crisis Plans & Response Legal Duties When Accidents or Fatalities Occur B Construction / Mining
503 A Case Study: Best Practices to Ensure Safety on a Construction Project I Construction / Mining
504 Workplace Violence: It's About You, Your Management and Your People I Emergency Management / Security
527 Meeting and Exceeding the ANSI Z358.1 Standard for Emergency Equipment I Emergency Management / Security, Technical / Engineering / Standards
505 Show Me the Money – Demonstrating the ROI of Your Ergonomics Program A Ergonomics
514 The Silver Tsunami, Are You Ready for the Shifting Age Paradigm? A Executive, Risk Management / Insurance
516 ISO/ANSI/ASSE 45001 Forum - Significant Future Impact on Safety I Executive, Safety Management
506 Fire Protection for Common and Special Hazards B Fire Protection
507 Safety in Healthcare: Challenges & Opportunities B Healthcare / Wellness
508 Near-Miss Reporting: Applying Behavioral Science to Optimize Safety Culture I Human Behavior / Hospitality / Safety Management
509 Hearing Conservation Programs in Construction – New Perspectives A Industrial Hygiene / Health
510 Global Technical Issues - 2 Part Session International
525 Key Issue Roundtable: Manufacturing Equipment Safety Best Practices Key Issue Roundtables
526 Key Issue Roundtable: Transportation Issues, Distracted Driving, Training, Monitoring and More Key Issue Roundtables, Transportation
511 The Cost of Complacency - Survey Results from the Oil and Gas Industry E Oil & Gas
512 OSHA's Hazard Communication Revised Compliance Directive - An Enforcement Overview I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
513 How to Approach and Achieve Success with Your Risk Assessment Training Program A Risk Assessment
515 The Changing Face of Loss Control I Risk Management / Insurance
517 Accountability on Site: Skills for Resolving Safety Violations I Safety Management
518 The Tony Crow Story - Safety 24/7 - At Work, Home, & Play - It's Not Just About Me I Safety Management
519 How to Insure that Civility Doesn't Kill Safety Management I Safety Management
520 A New 'Servant' Leadership Role for the OSH Practitioner I Safety Management
521 The Sustainability Traction Plan; Opportunities for EHS Professionals A Sustainability
522 OSHA's New Confined Spaces in Construction: 1926.1200 Compared With ANSI Z117.1 I Technical / Engineering / Standards
523 How Does Your Fall Protection Program Rank? B Technical / Engineering / Standards
524 Top Five Strategic EHS Training Tips A Training / Education

June 8, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

530 So You Want to Be a SH&E Consultant? Tips from the Trenches I Business Skills & Personal Development
531 Step Up and Be a Leader... Safety Needs YOU A Business Skills & Personal Development
532 The Buried Truth Uncovered I Construction / Mining
533 ANSI/ASSE A10 Construction Standards - Standards Impacting the Profession I Construction / Mining
542 Workplace Violence an Ongoing Risk for Behavioral Health Employees B Emergency Management / Security, Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
534 Fibrous Minerals: More Dangerous than Asbestos? I Environment / Hazardous Material
535 Conducting Risk Assessments on Ergonomic Exposures B Ergonomics, Risk Assessment
538 Integration of Health Protection and Promotion B Executive, Healthcare / Wellness, Industrial Hygiene / Health
546 Safe 4 the Right Reasons B Executive, Safety Management
536 Combustible Dust: Myths & Mistakes I Fire Protection
556 Understanding the Arc Flash Hazard and Arc Rated Clothing Performance I Fire Protection, Technical / Engineering / Standards
553 Fundamentals of SH&E: Hazard Identification and Control B Fundamentals
545 Seven Leadership Lessons to Optimize Safety Engagement: How to Make It Happen B Human Behavior / Hospitality, Safety Management
537 Ten Common Infectious Diseases That Affect Health & Safety in the Workplace I Industrial Hygiene / Health
539 2015 Global Safety & Health Briefing I International, Sustainability
554 Key Issue Roundtable: Evaluating the Synergy of Engagement and Ergonomics Key Issue Roundtables
555 Key Issue Roundtable: Electrical Safety Standards Update Key Issue Roundtables
540 How to Manage Process Safety Risk Through Craft Worker Competency Verification A Oil & Gas
541 Occupational Injury in Schools I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
543 Contractor Management - Applying Safety Analytics and Insurance Benchmarking A Risk Management / Insurance
544 Personal Risk Assessment - A Key to Safety Performance Excellence on & off the Job A Risk Management / Insurance
547 Managing a Health and Safety Program for Lone Workers and Remote Employees I Safety Management
548 BLOWBACK: Between the Lines A Safety Management
549 ANSI-Z-10: A Practical Workshop on How to Engage All Levels of Your Workforce E Technical / Engineering / Standards
550 The Changing World of Slip-and-Fall Analysis A Technical / Engineering / Standards
551 Pick 3 - New, Existing and Temporary Employee Training B Training / Education
552 DOT Compliance - Improving Your CSA Performance A Transportation

June 8, 3:15pm - 4:15pm

558 From Safety Leader to Business Partner 2015 A Business Skills & Personal Development
559 Supervisor or Super Coach? The Art and Science of Performance Coaching I Business Skills & Personal Development
560 Understanding Crane Capacities I Construction / Mining
561 Practicing Emergency Preparedness: The Key to a Successful Failure I Emergency Management / Security, Fire Protection
562 Chemicals, Pesticides and Other Stuff – Oh My, Oh My, How to Comply? A Environment / Hazardous Material
563 Ergonomics Successes in Setting up the New F-35 Production Line I Ergonomics
568 New Global Thinking on Workplace Safety: Insight from Field Work on 5 Continents A Executive, International, Safety Management
572 Personal and Corporate Safety - Related Liability: Who and What can be Sued? I Executive, Risk Management / Insurance
581 Fundamentals of SH&E: Basic Construction B Fundamentals
564 A Healthy Workforce: How Workers' Comp and Wellness Programs Go Together B Healthcare / Wellness
565 Complacency: The Silent Killer I Human Behavior / Hospitality
566 Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls in Restaurants: A Success Story B Human Behavior / Hospitality
567 Nanomaterials in Construction: Balancing Worker Risks with Societal Benefits B Industrial Hygiene / Health
582 Key Issue Roundtable: Food Production and Manufacturing as it Relates to Agricultural Safety Key Issue Roundtables
583 Key Issue Roundtable: Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Workplace Occupational Safety & Health Key Issue Roundtables
569 Fatalities in Oil and Gas Extraction: Current Trends and Contributing Factors I Oil & Gas
570 OSHA's Enforcement of PSM RAGAGEP I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
571 Risk Assessments are Required to Move Programs Beyond BBS Behavior Based Safety I Risk Assessment
573 Wind Turbine Safety & Loss Prevention B Risk Management / Insurance
574 Balancing Your Safety Metrics – Why Leading Metrics May be Misleading A Safety Management
575 Helping Employees To Watch Out For the Safety of Others E Safety Management
576 Utilizing Human Performance Techniques in Incident Investigation I Safety Management
577 Safely Managing the Design and Use of Automated Control Systems I Technical / Engineering / Standards
578 Rope Access - Working Safely at Height E Technical / Engineering / Standards
584 5 Ways Technology is Changing the Role of Every Health and Safety Leader I Technical / Engineering / Standards
579 Wild, Wacky & Highly Effective Training - Great and Fun Ideas to Use Now I Training / Education
580 Improving Transportation Safety Through Telematics and Active Safety Systems I Transportation

June 8, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

586 The Ethical Burden of the SHE Professional I Business Skills & Personal Development
587 Selling Safety to Upper Management I Business Skills & Personal Development
588 The Top 5 Reasons to Create a Formal Utility Damage Prevention Program I Construction / Mining
589 Win-Win - Academic, Lab and Research Safety at the Claremont University Consortium A Industrial Hygiene / Health
597 Key Issue Roundtable: How Will the Oil & Gas Industry Meet Its Short and Long Term OSH Staffing Needs? Key Issue Roundtables
598 Key Issue Roundtable: Zero Waste Initiatives: Identifying Elements to Obtain Zero Waste Key Issue Roundtables
590 GHS: 2 Deadlines Hit in 2015. Are you Ready? I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
591 Where Do You Go to Better Understand the Need for PtD? A Risk Management / Insurance
592 Management Skill Sets for Achieving Safety and Health Excellence A Safety Management
599 Measuring the Integration of SMS into the Corporate Environment A Safety Management
593 Implementing Lockout/Tagout Hazardous Energy Control Procedures B Technical / Engineering / Standards
594 Playground Safety: The Hidden Hazards Lurking in Your Schoolyard or Local Park I Technical / Engineering / Standards
595 Who's Got Your Back? An Alternative Approach to Back Injury Prevention Training I Training / Education
596 The Next Game Changer: Predictive Analytics I Transportation

June 9, 3:00pm - 4:15pm

630 Persuasion Power - How to Get It, Keep It, Use It E Business Skills & Personal Development
631 Using Near Miss Reporting to Enhance Safety Performance in Construction B Construction / Mining
632 A Strategy for Reducing Construction Fatalities I Construction / Mining
633 Dial 911 For Permit Required Confined Space Rescue A Emergency Management / Security
634 Putting the 'E' in EHS - Environmental A-Z, from Permitting to Compliance B Environment / Hazardous Material
637 Incident Management as a Cornerstone for a Successful Safety Culture E Executive, International
643 Organizational Leadership and Safety... Bridging the Gap E Executive, Safety Management
635 Safety & Health in the Fire, Rescue and Emergency Services I Fire Protection
652 Fundamentals of SH&E: Workplace Health B Fundamentals
654 Key Issue Roundtable: Successful Integration of Occupational and Non-Occupational Wellness Efforts: Successes Shared and Lessons Learned Healthcare / Wellness, Key Issue Roundtables
645 Shattering Myths: The New Face of Fatigue Management I Human Behavior / Hospitality, Safety Management
636 Ventilation Surveys - What You Are Missing Can Hurt You I Industrial Hygiene / Health
655 Standardizing Pre-Placement Physical Exam to Reduce OSHA Recordability A Industrial Hygiene / Health, Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
653 Key Issue Roundtable: Decreasing the Relevance of OSHA-Driven Metrics Key Issue Roundtables
639 OSHA Activities in the Oil Patch I Oil & Gas, Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
638 OSHA Recordkeeping and Workers' Compensation Claims Reporting Requirements I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
640 Right-Sizing Your Risk Assessment Approach for Efficiency & Effectiveness I Risk Assessment
641 Workers' Compensation Premiums: Can You REALLY Control These Costs? I Risk Management / Insurance
642 Golf Carts/Utility Vehicles - They Are Not Just For Golf Anymore I Risk Management / Insurance
644 Hispanic Workers' Safety: Looking at the Big Picture B Safety Management
646 Green Beans & Ice Cream: A New Frontier Lies Beyond Zero Injuries I Safety Management
647 Implementing NFPA 70E for Arc Flash Safety I Technical / Engineering / Standards
648 Next Generation Fall Arrestors & Lifelines I Technical / Engineering / Standards
649 A Review of the Top 10 Mobile Apps for the Safety Professional I Technical / Engineering / Standards
650 Image-Based Safety Training B Training / Education
651 Don't Wait for an Intervention: Use CSA "SMC" - to ID Opportunities A Transportation

June 9, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

661 Safety – Not Good Enough A Business Skills & Personal Development
660 Advancing HSE Professionals in Business I Business Skills & Personal Development, Executive
662 Safety Culture, Green Construction and a Multi-ethnic Workforce: A Case Study B Construction / Mining
663 What Industrial Contractors Need to Know About MSHA Before Work at a Mine Site I Construction / Mining
683 Key Issue Roundtable: Emergency Management Environment / Hazardous Material, Key Issue Roundtables
664 Ergonomics Strategies for Healthcare Workers B Ergonomics
677 Briefing Your Boardroom on EH&S E Executive, Safety Management
682 Fundamentals of SH&E: Fire Protection B Fire Protection, Fundamentals
670 Combustible Dust - What You Need to Know About It I Fire Protection, Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
665 JHAs: It's All in the Details B Healthcare / Wellness
666 Building Safety Commitment B Human Behavior
667 Don't Forget About Fit – What You Need to Know About Respirator Fit-testing A Industrial Hygiene / Health
668 I Have to Know and Do What? Considerations for International Practice I International
684 Key Issue Roundtable: Risk Management and Risk Assessment II - What are You Doing to Move the Profession Forward? Key Issue Roundtables
669 Social Sustainability & Stakeholder Engagement: An International Perspective A Oil & Gas
685 Implementing the Hazard Communication Standard Final Rule: Lessons Learned I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
671 Using Big Data to Predict and Prevent Serious Injuries & Fatalities I Risk Assessment
672 Achieving Business Excellence Through Risk Management: Idea or Execution A Risk Management / Insurance
673 Falls and the Aging Population - Solutions for the Property Owner & Risk Manager I Risk Management / Insurance
674 Aligning Safety Leadership Through the Use of Scenarios A Safety Management
675 The New Safety Strategy: Stop Preventing Accidents and Start Adding Value E Safety Management
676 Leadership for Today's Problems A Safety Management
678 Practical Leadership for Sustainable Business: Health and Safety Management A Sustainability
679 The Technological Journey: One Company's Experience I Technical / Engineering / Standards
680 Sliding Resistance of Ballasted Anchorages for Active Fall Protection Systems A Technical / Engineering / Standards
681 135 Trainer Tips and Tricks! I Training / Education

June 10, 7:45am - 9:00am

701 Employment Law Faux Pas and Pitfalls the Safety Professional Must Avoid I Business Skills & Personal Development
726 Protecting Your Employees and the Bottom Line I Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
702 Identifying Cultural Hazards: Four Clues That You May Be Out Of Balance I Business Skills & Personal Development, Executive
703 NIOSH Guardrail System - From Research to Field Evaluation to Production B Construction / Mining
704 Growing Your Own Construction Safety Professionals I Construction / Mining
705 Building Your Strengths to be an Environmental High Performing Company I Environment / Hazardous Material
706 The Science and Reasoning of Stretching & Strengthening in the Workplace B Ergonomics
715 How Best-in-Class Companies are Improving Safety Throughout the Supply Chain E Executive, Risk Management / Insurance
707 Improving Sprinkler System Reliability I Fire Protection
708 Early Intervention Methods Bridge the Gap Between Reactive and Proactive Systems A Industrial Hygiene / Health
709 Global Issues in Professional Practice - 2 Part Session International
725 Key Issue Roundtable: What Services Should I Offer? Finding Your Practice Niche as an OSH Consultant Key Issue Roundtables
727 Key Issue Roundtable: Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Workplace Occupational Safety & Health Key Issue Roundtables
710 Fatality and Catastrophic Event Prevention A Oil & Gas
711 OSHA vs. USACE EM385 - Contractor Safety for Military and Government Projects I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
712 Meet the Inspectors I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
713 Add PtD to your PJHA - A Practical Method to Reduce Re-Work and Risk A Risk Assessment
714 There's Gold in Workers' Compensation Data A Risk Management / Insurance
716 Accelerating Cultural Buy-In from Your Temporary Workforce A Safety Management
717 Improving Safety Management Systems to Improve Safety Performance I Safety Management
718 A Practical Approach to Effective EHS Leading Indicators: Lessons from the Best E Safety Management
719 The New ISO 45001 OHSAS Standard; Where Are We Now? A Technical / Engineering / Standards
720 New Standards, Methods and Technologies for Self Retracting Devices I Technical / Engineering / Standards
721 Process Safety Management Enforcement Trends and Best Practices I Technical / Engineering / Standards
722 A Modified Model of Experiential Training for Safety Professionals and Engineers A Training / Education
723 Step Up Your Game! Using Gamification Techniques to Enhance Training Delivery I Training / Education
724 Improving Traffic Safety and Efficiency for Large Sites I Transportation

June 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm

731 Achieving Sustainable Safety Excellence; A Complex Systems Approach A Business Skills & Personal Development
730 Business Lessons: What CEOs and the C-Suite Want from Safety E Business Skills & Personal Development, Executive
732 Construction Safety Forum I Construction / Mining
755 Research and Design of Fall Protection Systems in Residential Construction B Construction / Mining, Technical / Engineering / Standards
733 Is Your Emergency Response Plan a Living System or Just Gathering Dust? I Emergency Management / Security
734 Hazardous Material Inventory Management in Preparation for Warehouse Disaster I Environment / Hazardous Material
735 Fitness for Duty Testing and Safety Professionals A Ergonomics
736 Three Things You Need to Know to Stay Compliant with Changes to NFPA 70E in 2015 I Fire Protection, Technical / Engineering / Standards
752 Fundamentals of SH&E: Risk Management B Fundamentals
737 Wellness, an Essential Component of EHS Improvement and Incident Prevention I Healthcare / Wellness
738 Creating a Comprehensive & Sustainable Safety Culture with Behavioral Technology B Human Behavior / Hospitality
739 Heat Illness Prevention - We Can Do Better B Industrial Hygiene / Health
740 Communicating with a Multinational Workforce on SH&E Issues - An International P&BP I International
753 Key Issue Roundtable: The Power of Feedback - The Good the Bad and the Ugly Key Issue Roundtables
754 Key Issue Roundtable: The Benefits of Membership in Common Interest Groups and Practice Specialties Key Issue Roundtables
741 Designing a FR Clothing Program for Oil and Gas I Oil & Gas
742 ASSE Government Affairs Committee Update BIAE Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
756 Updates to OSHA's PSM Retail Exemption and Appendix A Covered Concentrations I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
743 Measuring Your Risk Assessment Tool I Risk Assessment
744 The 'Internet of Things' (IoT) – Opportunities and Risks B Risk Management / Insurance
745 Safety Side Effect: Things Supervisors do that, Coincidentally, Improve Safety B Safety Management
746 The Four Disciplines of OSH Execution to Achieve Safety Excellence B Safety Management
747 Managing Complex Change: The Challenge of Implementing Safety Improvements I Safety Management
748 Lockout Tagout Best Practices, Real-Life Consequences I Technical / Engineering / Standards
749 Process for Identifying Confined Spaces B Technical / Engineering / Standards
750 Another Hour of Blah, Blah, Blah? Engaging Your Safety Committee I Training / Education
751 Rural Road Safety: How to Reduce Accidents for Rural Road Users I Transportation

June 10, 1:45pm - 2:45pm

760 Career Advancement and Professional Development Through Certification I Business Skills & Personal Development
761 Finding Answers Using the ASSE's Body of Knowledge B Business Skills & Personal Development
768 Effective Leadership Skills for Today?s Managers, Supervisors & EHS Professional I Business Skills & Personal Development, Safety Management
762 Virtual Design and Construction for a Safer Construction Project A Construction / Mining
763 Overreaching on Ladders: Motivated to Succeed or Fail? B Construction / Mining
764 Lone Worker Protection: The Need is Here. Are You Filling It? B Emergency Management / Security
783 Integrating GHS Compliance into Chemical Management Best Practices I Environment / Hazardous Material
774 Zero Injury State - Does it Matter? I Executive, Safety Management
769 Fires & Explosions in the Fracking World - Where, Why & How to Minimize Risks I Fire Protection, Oil & Gas
780 Fundamentals of SH&E: Basic Safety Management B Fundamentals
765 Wellness: Beg and Bribe or Use Design A Healthcare / Wellness
766 Human Error: There Is No Root Cause A Human Behavior / Hospitality
767 Worker Fatigue - An "Eye-Opening" Safety and Health Epidemic B Industrial Hygiene / Health
772 Risk Prevention Through Design & Management in Construction - UK/EU Experience A International, Risk Management / Insurance
781 Key Issue Roundtable: Supervisor Safety: Solutions to Stop Fatalities Key Issue Roundtables
782 Key Issue Roundtable: Establishing Safety Standards of Performance for International Executives Key Issue Roundtables
770 Permanent and Temporary Workers' Exposure to PSM, Machine Guarding and Health Hazards within the Food Production Industry I Regulatory Issues / Government / Public Sector
771 Scanning for Safety: Recognizing Hazards and Conducting Effective Inspections I Risk Assessment
773 Establishing Effective Accountability Using Sports A Safety Management
775 Strengthening the Impact of Safety Leadership B Safety Management
776 OSHA's Enforcement and Significant Changes in 2015 NFPA 70E I Technical / Engineering / Standards
777 Safety Eyewear and ANSI Standards - Seeing is Believing! B Technical / Engineering / Standards
778 Mobile Learning - The Future of EHS Workplace Learning Worldwide A Training / Education
779 Master the Art of Using Video in Your Training or Toolbox Talk! I Training / Education