Explore the Latest Best Practices in Safety Standards
One-Day Live Virtual Event - Jan. 27, 2021 | 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. CT
Members - FREE / Non-Members - $199
Improve your safety management system, manage your fall protection program, control hazardous energy and much more. Add new tools to your safety toolkit, learn from some of the best instructors in the safety profession, earn CEUs and network with your safety colleagues at this unique event.
Learn the latest information on these essential topics:
- ANSI/ASSP Z10 and safety management
- ISO 45001
- Fall protection and restraint
- NFPA 70E
- Machine safeguarding
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Period 1: 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. CT
ANSI/ASSP Standards: Impact on the OSH Profession
Develop your knowledge of ANSI/ASSP standards, how they are used, the context in which they are used and the implications for occupational safety and health professionals. Return home with a clear understanding of why you need to pay attention to these standards.
Tim Fisher, CSP, CHMM, CPEA, ARM, STS, CAE
ASSP Director of Standards and Technical Services
With ASSP since 1995, Fisher provides direction in the overall administration and operation of the technical aspects of ASSP-related standards programs and publications. During his ASSP career, he also served as manager of governmental affairs and relations. Prior to joining ASSP, he was facilities and operations manager with Allstate Insurance Co. and he served in the U.S. Air Force. A professional member of ASSP, Fisher holds an M.S. in Industrial Management -Safety and Industrial Hygiene from Northern Illinois University, an M.A. in Public Administration from University of Illinois-Chicago and a B.A. in Management from the University of Maryland, University College.
Amy Timmerman, MS, CSP
Amy has more than 20 years of experience working as a safety professional. She has held safety and health leadership positions for global companies such as GE, Siemens, and Stryker where she has successfully implemented environmental, health and safety programs focusing on reducing risk, increasing shareholder value, and improving performance through the establishment of best-in class programs and systems. AT Safety provides safety consulting services to various clients, with an emphasis on implementing occupational health and safety management systems such as ISO 45001 and ANSI/ASSP Z10.
Period 2: 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. CT
ISO 45001 Forum: Significant and Continued Impact on Safety
Discuss the ISO 45001 standard, its current framework and scope, then explore its impact as a cutting-edge global issue for the occupational safety and health profession. Discuss a case study on ISO 45001 implementation as well as the status of related ISO standards.
Vic Toy, CSP, CIH, FAIHA
Mr. Toy is President and Principal Consultant for Insyst OH&S, a consulting company specializing in safety and health management systems, following more than 30 years in industry and government sectors, most recently with IBM as the firm’s leader in global H&S transformation, strategy and policy development. Vic has published and presented a number of technical and management presentations at major conferences, and is active in the industrial hygiene profession including work with various AIHA committees including his current post as vice chair of the ANSI Z10 Committee on Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems. He also serves as the is the Chair of ANSI’s U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ISO Project Committee 283 on Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems. He is a past president of the Northern California Section, a founding member of the California Industrial Hygiene Council and a Fellow member of the AIHA.
Kenneth Clayman, SMS
Mr. Clayman is a Lead Associate with Booz Allen Hamilton, with more than 30 years of professional experience developing innovative management approaches and implementing strategies to reduce risk, improve processes and programs, and achieve optimal environmental, health and safety (EHS) management programs and systems performance. He is an active participant among the core leadership for the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (US TAG) to Project Committee 283 for development of the ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) international standard, and a member of the U.S. delegation to PC 283.
Thomas Gallegos, CSP, CHMM
Tom Gallegos has worked for Lockheed Martin in various ESH management roles for more than 16 years and is currently the International ESH Lead for Lockheed Martin Corporation. In that capacity, he is responsible for implementation of the ESH management system across all international operations and facilitating collaboration and common process utilization by international ESH staff. Tom is the representative for Lockheed Martin on the U.S. Technical Advisory Group that developed ISO 45001. He is a certified ESH professional, and has worked in manufacturing, utilities, telecommunications, and consulting throughout his 32 years in various ESH leadership positions.
Kathy Seabrook, CSP, CFIOSH, EurOSHM, FASSP
Ms. Seabrook is founder and President of Global Solutions, Inc., and works with U.S. and multinational companies focused on business, operational and commercial excellence using safety excellence (an integrated risk-based approach) as the lever for organization wide change in managing risk within the context of their business. Kathy holds OH&S certifications in the U.S., U.K. and Europe, is a published author, U.S. expert to PC 283/ISO 45001 OH&S Management Systems and member of the U.S. ANSI Z10 OHSMS committee. She is chair of the Center for Safety and Health Sustainability board of directors, past president of ASSP, ASSP Fellow and Fellow of the British Institution of Occupational Health and Safety. She is a member of the Social and Human Capital Coalition board of directors and served on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) 403 OHS Standard Project Working group. She holds a B.S. in Chemistry from James Madison University.
Pamela Walaski, CSP
Pam Walaski, CSP, is Senior Program Director with Specialty Technical Consultants, Inc. Pam is a Professional Member of ASSP, currently serving a 3-year term as a Director-At-Large. She is an instructor for the ASSP Risk Assessment Certificate program and delivers many workshops and seminars on risk management.
NFPA 70E (2021 Edition): Overview of Proposed Revisions
For more than 40 years, NFPA 70E (Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace) has been the gold standard for guidance on worker protection against arc flash and shock hazards. Develop insight into the proposed revisions for the triennial (2021) edition.
Paul Zoubek, CSP, CIH, SMS
Paul A Zoubek is a nationally recognized consultant in the area of electrical safety. He provides expert advice in the areas of management and engineering control of electrical hazards for companies nationwide. He advises companies in the areas of engineering electrical hazard control, written electrical safety program development, and training.
Period 3: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. CT
ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection and Restraint Forum
The ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection Code provides an overall blueprint to help prevent injuries that result when workers fall from heights. Learn tangible techniques and approaches you can use to improve your fall protection and restraint programs.
Thom Kramer, P.E., CSP
Thom is a safety consultant and structural engineer with 24 years of experience. As a dually registered professional engineer and certified safety professional, he has spent much of his career consulting with clients to reduce risk for workers at heights. He specializes in the assessment and design of fall protection systems, as well as fall protection program development and training. Mr. Kramer is Chair of the ANSI/ASSP Z359 Committee that develops fall protection consensus standards, and he chairs two subcommittees (ANSI Z359.1 and .17). He also serves as the president of the International Society for Fall Protection. He is widely considered to be a thought leader in the fall protection industry, having given more than 200 technical sessions and workshops on the topic.
Dan Henn is the Vice-President of Operations for Reliance Fall Protection in Deer Park, Texas. Since 2003, Dan has been manufacturing fall protection products with a heavy emphasis on product development and laboratory operations. He has also been a member of the ANSI/ASSP Z359 ASC since 2011 and while working for a previous employer, served as the Chairman of the ISEA Fall Protection Product Group. Dan is currently serving as the Vice-Chairman of the Z359 ASC, Chairman of the Z359.14 Subgroup and is a member of both the Z359.18 Subgroup and the Technical Review Committee.
Adam Rubin, MS, CSP
Expo & Lunch Break: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CT
Period 4: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. CT
Lockout/Tagout: What You Won't Find in the Standard
OSHA's lockout/tagout standard is consistently one of the agency's most frequently cited standards. One reason is that a lot of information isn't in the regulation itself. Explore and discuss additional details that can help your organization achieve compliance while avoiding unnecessary bureaucracy.
Debby Shewitz, CSP
Shewitz Consulting, LLC
Debby has nearly 40 years of experience as an EHS generalist. Debby is the lead technical author for multiple regulatory compliance guides for Specialty Technical Publishers. She is a professional member of ASSP, and is on the boards of the Consultants Practice Specialty and the Northern Ohio Chapter. Debby is a three-time recipient of the Consultants Practice Specialty Safety Professional of the Year Award, and has also been honored as the Northern Ohio Chapter Safety Professional of the Year. She has been presenting on the topics of lockout/tagout, machine guarding, and the minor servicing exception for ASSP since 2013.
Barbara Jo Ruble, QEP, CPEA
Barbara has more than 35 years of experience helping corporations to develop, assess, and improve environmental, health and safety management systems and compliance programs. She has assisted clients in a variety of industries to implement ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 EHS management systems and obtain certification. She has developed comprehensive EHS guidance manuals, training programs, and multi-media auditing protocols for various industrial clients and is the primary author of ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems: A Complete Implementation Guide, published by Specialty Technical Publishers of Vancouver, Canada. Ms. Ruble is an active member of ASSP, NAEM, and a past President of The Auditing Roundtable. In 2018, she received the Institute of Internal Auditor’s, James C. Ball Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to the EHS auditing profession.
Machine Safeguarding Update
Learn from photos and descriptions of common machine safeguarding (guards devices, methods) that you can apply to a variety of equipment. Gain insight on recent updates to ANSI B11.0, Risk Assessment, as well as ANSI B11.19, Safeguarding Methods.
Roger is Director of Training for Rockford Systems, where he conducts seminars on the subject of machine safeguarding for groups across the country. He previously served as project manager for Video Technical Instructional Programs, where he developed performance-based video training systems for manually-fed press operators and die setters, and coil-fed press operators and die setters. He also served as Educational Coordinator for the Fabricating Manufacturers Association, where he organized metal fabricating conferences and seminars.
Period 5: 1:45 - 2:45 p.m. CT
Revised ANSI/ASSP Z10 Management System Standard: A Game Changer
The revised ANSI/ASSP Z10 standard provides an outstanding framework to establish or improve your safety and health management system. Develop skills to create a management system that builds collaboration and improves feedback processes that lead to continuous improvement rather than a wasteful paper bureaucracy.
Jim Howe, CSP
Mr. Howe specializes in management systems and the application of systems thinking. Jim chairs the ANSI Z10 Occupational Health and Safety Management System standard. He is a member of the U. S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) leadership team to ISO 45001, the International Occupational Health and Safety Management standard.
- Seven concurrent sessions featuring live Q&A with the speaker
- Digital copies of three key documents:
- ASSP A10.0-2019, The Construction and Demolition Operations Compendium of Standards
- ANSI/ASSP Z359.1-2016, The Fall Protection Code
- ASSP GM-Z10.101-2019, Guidance Manual: Keep Your People Safe in Smaller Organizations
- Earn up to .7 CEUs
- Access to our virtual expo and all networking events
- 30-day access to all recorded education sessions
- 20% off ASSP gear