Safety

Breakout #1 | Safety: At the Crosswords: Where Health, Safety and Criminal Law Meet

Thursday, May 11, 2023 | 10:15 am -11:15 am
with Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., President of Fisher Phillips Safety Solutions, LLC
The Biden Administration has announced that the Department of Labor, including OSHA, will work closely with the Justice Department for criminal prosecution. In addition, more aggressive state District Attorneys or state Attorneys General are bringing even more criminal prosecutions. At the same time, the EPA is securing evidence from the OSHA inspection to bring criminal environmental lawsuits. This program will cover the intersection of workplace safety and criminal law. The discussion will specifically address what issues have historically arisen after a catastrophe that implicates potential criminal liability.

Breakout #2 | Safety: Beyond the Sea: Leadership with Love. How to Build a Legendary Safety Culture

Thursday, May 11, 2023 | 11:20 am -12:20 pm
with Dr. Robert "Navy Bob" Roncska,
Corporate Executive Director for High Reliability and Unit Culture at AdventHealth
Learn from a former Commanding Officer of a fast attack nuclear submarine and who also carried the nuclear codes, aka nuclear football, for President George W. Bush. Navy Bob, as he was dubbed by the 43rd president, will take you on a journey of how he took one of the worst performing submarines in the fleet to the best by leading with love to build a legendary safety culture. His approach is applicable to any industry or for any leader looking to build a legendary safety culture and be known as a legendary leader. 

Breakout #3 | Safety: Dodging Disasters - Sharing Our Safety Stories

Thursday, May 11, 2023 | 11:20 am -12:20 pm
with Greg Hale, VP and Chief Safety Officer of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Learning via firsthand experience is the key to prevention. The power of peer learning is evident through collective problem-solving, sharing, and benchmarking to understand how and where your organization needs to change to improve safety performance. Hear as other safety professionals share about their near misses in a collaborative environment. Greg Hale leads a global team of ride design, operations, and maintenance professionals that keep Disney on the leading edge of theme park safety and technology advancements. Hale will walk attendees through this highly informative session and spark your imagination on ways to enhance safety in your workplace.

Breakout #4 | Safety: Thirteen  Strategies to Improve Workplace Safety, Reduce OSHA Exposure & Improved Profitability

Thursday, May 11, 2023 | 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
with Kenneth A. Knox, Partner, Fisher Phillips
If OSHA has fallen off your radar screen, it is time to put it back on. All employers are seeing a continued shift away from OSHA's emphasis on cooperative efforts with employers to a more aggressive enforcement approach. The number of OSHA penalties in the tens and hundreds of thousands of dollars has significantly increased in the past year.

Breakout #5| Safety: The Value of Vehicle Safety and Driver Assistance Technology

Thursday, May 11, 2023 | 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
with Mauryo Jones, VP-Safety, Health, & Security at Ryder System, Inc.
Vehicle Safety Solutions and Driver Assistance Technology hold the potential to reduce traffic crashes and save thousands of lives each year. In 2021 work related traffic deaths accounted for 40% of workplace fatalities — many of these crashes were tied to human error.

Breakout #6 | Safety: OSHA Speaks: How to Avoid Costly Mistakes

Friday, May 12, 2023 | 10:00am -11:00 am
Put OSHA compliance on your radar screen now to avoid costly penalties later. This federally conducted presentation will examine the Severe Violators Enforcement Program and changing safety legislation. Prepare for increased civil and criminal enforcement and learn the benefits of proper safety. Safety professionals of all levels will gain essential knowledge as they hear about the latest safety fundamentals and management updates as they apply to compliance with OSHA regulations. Attendees will hear tips on examining prior safety incidents to help avoid future mistakes and maximize the effectiveness of safety strategies and best-practice initiatives. 

Breakout #7 | Safety: Surviving an Active Shooter Event

Friday, May 12, 2023 | 11:10am - 12:10 pm
with Ron Hopper, Captain of Domestic Security Division (Seminole County Sheriff's Office)
This discussion, led by Captain Ron Hopper, includes the history and prevalence of active shooter events, civilian response options, medical issues, and considerations for conducting drills. Captain Hopper will discuss how to be prepared and gain the skills to prevent, recognize, and increase your ability to survive during an active shooter incident. You will also learn how to make educated life-saving decisions regarding which actions to take during an active shooter incident. Attendees will learn more about active shooter training through the Institute for a Safer Florida (ISF). The ISF's mission is to help make Florida’s workplaces and schools among the safest in the nation by identifying and sharing best practices, providing resources and tools, and advocating for smart public policy solutions.