November 28-30, 2017
The Hilton Atlanta
Atlanta, GA USA

Select Criteria: Tracks = Compliance

Wednesday, November 29
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Room:   208
  • Wednesday, November 29, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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On November 7, 2016 OSHA issued its final rule revising its walking-working surfaces regulations while greatly expanding its fall protection requirement for General Industry.  The final rule, 20 years in the making, took effect on January 17, 2017, and it is anticipated to impact approximately 7 million general industry workplaces...
Speaker
Tracy Moon

Partner
Fisher Phillips
Speaker

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Wednesday, November 29
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room:   208
  • Wednesday, November 29, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
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This session explores what the recent whirlwind of OSHA rule and policy changes mean to safety professionals in light of a new administration.   Changes involving recordkeeping, increased penalties, post-accident drug testing, whistleblower investigations, temporary employees and other matters will be addressed.  In addition to the changing OSHA landscape, safety...
Speakers
Barry Spurlock

Assistant Professor/Attorney
Eastern Kentucky University
Speaker

Todd Logsdon

Attorney
Fisher Phillips
Speaker

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Wednesday, November 29
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room:   208
  • Wednesday, November 29, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Opioid and prescription painkiller use and abuse has hit most workplaces with a wide array of legitimate concerns for the employer.  Questions abound as to drug testing, addressing workplace safety, compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and rising costs of opioid use to the employer.  A significant percentage...
Speaker
Mark Gomsak

Attorney
Fisher Phillips
Speaker

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Thursday, November 30
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Room:   208
  • Thursday, November 30, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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This presentation will focus on the skills necessary for Safety Managers to become leaders in their companies.  The program will examine how to effectively communicate to the C Suite to not only get C Suite recognition of Safety’s contribution to the company’s bottom line but also to engage front-line employees...
Speakers
Charlie Young

Corporate and Safety Manager
Milliken & Company
Speaker

Ed Foulke

Partner
Fisher Phillips
Speaker

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Thursday, November 30
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

  • Room:   208
  • Thursday, November 30, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
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These veteran law enforcement officers will walk you through a mock, interactive shooter event, and describe how you can prepare for, respond to, and avoid such a situation. After the seminar, attendees will:  -          Have a plan in place to prepare for an active shooter situation, prevent...
Speakers
Kris Sacra

CEO
Avert Training and Consulting
Speaker

Travis Vance

Attorney
Fisher Phillips
Moderator

Wayne Freeman

Special Agent
SC Enforcement Division
Speaker

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Thursday, November 30
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room:   208
  • Thursday, November 30, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
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LOTO can be difficult for the most seasoned safety professionals.  During this interactive presentation safety leadership discuss the current trends in LOTO citations, typical problem areas for employers, exceptions to the standard (and why the exceptions are frequently not met), and machine specific issues. Attendees will gain knowledge of current...
Speaker
Collin Warren

Partner
Fisher Phillips
Speaker

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