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2021 Speaker Handouts



7:30 – 8:45 a.m. | OPENING SESSION  

Keynote: The Champion's Code: Building Relationships Through Life Lessons of Integrity and Accountability from the Sports World to the Business World

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. | SESSIONS I    

OSHA Update

Safety Committees: The Voice of the People

Key Employment Law Updates Heading into 2022 

  • EEOC Religious Accommodation Request Form
  • Leading Psychological Safety 


    11:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | SESSIONS II 

    Ergonomics at Home and the Workplace  

    The Heartbeat of Safety - Managing for Engagement

    Laugh for the Health of It! 

    Arc Flash, the NFPA 70E Standard


    12:00 – 2:00 p.m. | LUNCHEON & GOVERNOR'S SAFETY AWARDS  

    Keynote: Blaze Your Brain: Turn Negative Thoughts into Positivity, Bigger Action, and Better Results 


    2:35 – 3:35 p.m. | SESSIONS III 

    Workers' Comp — Avoiding Legal Pitfalls

    Staying Safe Within Your Environment 

    Drug Recognition: What Employers Need to Know

    Protect Your Hearing. Reduce the Noise. 


    3:45 – 4:45 p.m. | CLOSING SESSION  

    Keynote: Leadership and Influence: What the Highest Performing Safety and Health Professionals Have in Common 


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