September 11-13, 2017
The Hilton Atlanta
Atlanta, GA USA

Select Criteria: Tracks = Safety & Risk Management

Tuesday, September 12
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

In response to a major incident, Mondelez International, one of the world’s largest snack companies, initiated a global project to improve the control of combustible dust hazards in their operations. During the assessment, several additional process safety risks were identified. This presentation will provide an overview of the process safety...
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Kevin Akaloo

Director of Global Safety
Mondelez International
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Michael D. Snyder

Vice President, Organizational Process Safety
DEKRA Insight
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Susan Lotter

Associate Director Risk Engineering
Mondelez International
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Thomas Sexton

Senior EHS Manager
Middough Inc
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Tuesday, September 12
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

As safety professionals navigate through their career, the use of critical thinking during investigations as well as day-to day operations can be tedious, to say the least. Learn and understand the different idiosyncrasies of critical thinking and how it can apply to safety professionals. Perception versus reality, beliefs versus knowledge,...
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Bob Toohey

Sr. Mgr. of EHS
Continental Mills
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Paul English

Area Safety Manager
CMC Steel Texas
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Tuesday, September 12
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Engaging and motivating employees and supervisors can be the fastest way to get everyone aligned to your safety message. This session will teach you how to get supervisors involved in safety efforts, motivate safe behavior among employees, engage the workforce and the power behind it, develop relationships that will influence...
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Brian Grossguth

Operations Manager
Miyoshi America Inc
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JoAnn DelaO

HSE Manager
Hunter Site Services
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Wednesday, September 13
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Temporary work does not have to mean a temporary safety culture. While employers typically have safety programs and standards in place for permanent employees, organizations should ensure there is uniformity with the plan for temporary workers in order to reduce and prevent exposure to risks and health and safety hazards....
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Corey Berghoefer

Senior Vice President - Risk Management & Insurance
Randstad North America
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Michael Summers

Director, Safety - Risk Management
Randstad North America
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Wednesday, September 13
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Learn how one of the largest dairy food companies (and America’s Safest Company) elevated safety culture and performance over a three-year period. Leprino Foods maintained a solid safety program for decades with good results, but certain elements were missing and preventing the company from being among the best in its...
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Brigette Philpot

Vice President Health, Safety & Environment
Sodexo North American Operations
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John Forrester, CSP

Corporate Operations Safety Manager
Leprino Foods Inc
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Ron Furstoss

Safety Supervisor
Leprino Foods Company
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Wednesday, September 13
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Sustainable safety cultures are built not by fixing holes in the floor or guards on machines but by fixing the process people use to make choices in their work environment. Social engineering is the process of influencing a group to make decisions in a certain, pre-directed manner. We are exposed...
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Adam Bates, MS, MBA

Global Director of Health, Safety and Security
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company
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Terry Evans, CSP

OHST, ARM
Boise Cascade
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