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Below are Preconference courses that will be held on Monday May 6th.  Refer to the conference schedule for other items of interest. Preconference courses require a conference registration.  Any additional cost listed below will be added on to the attendee fee.

OSHA 7405 | Fall Hazard Awareness for Construction

COST | Free with conference registration | (40 max available)
The Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry (OSHA #7405) course covers the identification, evaluation, prevention and control of fall hazards in the construction industry. The course focuses on falls to a lower level rather than falls to the same level resulting from slips and falls. Course topics include identifying, analyzing, and preventing fall hazards utilizing Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Fall Protection Standards. At the conclusion of the course, students will have an awareness level of identifying fall hazards and methods to control and abate the hazards.

  • Topics: Analyzing fall hazards, Fall protection equipment, Identifying fall hazards, Ladders, OSHA resources, Preventing fall hazards, Roofs, Scaffolds
  • Audience: Construction industry personnel, Industrial hygienists, Safety supervisors, Building inspectors, Small business owners, Managers
  • Trainers: TEEX

 

VPP Application Workshop
COST | Free with conference registration | (80 max available)

This educational workshop is tailored toward worksites interested in applying to the VPP through OSHA, OSHA State-Plan or DOE. Using materials from actual applications, a panel of representatives from OSHA and VPP sites overview how participants can approach and build their VPP applications.

  • Topics: learn step by step how to put together the VPP application; review samples from VPP applications submitted by VPP Star worksites; and network with regional OSHA officials and industry representatives from current VPP sites to share best practices on completing a successful VPP application
  • Audience: Those fully committed to placing their worksite on the path to VPP.
  • Trainers: TEEX

 

Strengthening Star Quality
COST | Free with conference registration | (80 max available)

This four-hour workshop offers experienced VPP participants a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and discover fresh approaches to meeting the requirements for VPP re-approvals. The workshop focuses on "continuous improvement" in your safety and health performance to reach new levels of excellence.

  • Topics: how to maintain employee enthusiasm and involvement in the VPP; how to make the annual evaluation work for you; how other VPP worksites are maintaining the level of commitment needed for VPP; and, what OSHA is looking for in the VPP re-certification.
  • Audience: VPP participants
  • Trainers: OSHA - Bill Klingbeil

 

Randy's Story with a Twise - How the Culture Impacts Your Projects and Turnarounds

COST | Free with conference registration | (180 max available)
If you've heard about Randy's Story before, this Pre-Con Workshop is that story and much more. First, Randy Royall shares his personal story of how one person can go from having so much to losing almost everything. Randy has worked in the petroleum/chemical industry 37 plus years mostly as a safety professional. He is also a SGE, professional auctioneer, professional emcee, identical twin, devoted father and husband. His greatest accomplishments are his successful children and having the best wife in the world for the past 37 years. Randy will have you laughing, crying and wanting more. His message is simple; Everything You Do IMPACTS Someone!. In addition, Randy shares a story on how a construction project that was behind schedule, over budget, injured many, and killed one, was turned around by using a simple method of just caring. So come hear Randy's Stories

  • Topics: Priority Assignment, Communication, Lessons Learned
  • Audience: Everyone
  • Presenter: Randy Royall - Motivational Speaker with 37 years of petrochemical experience

 

Game Day - 4 Principles and Practices for Accelerating Performance

COST | Free with conference registration | (80 max available)

How you ever asked yourself, “How can I lead my team effectively and create amazing results?” Get ready to be challenged and inspired in this high impact and high energy four-hour workshop. You will discover how to increase your influence and create amazing sustainable results.

  • Topics:

    The four leadership principles that will increase your leadership influence and accelerate organizational performance; Learn how build lasting connections by using one leadership practice; Participate in six exercises that will reinforce the principles and help practice a new skill
    Bonus: Receive a leadership library thumb drive with over 100 leadership resources (5 years to compile)

  • Audience: Everyone
  • Trainers: Former OSHA Official and Certified John Maxwell Speaker, Trainer, Coach, Mark A. Hernandez

 

Conference Schedule / Preconference Courses

Workshops are currently being reviewed for approval however we have a fantastic set of preconference offerings lined up and ready to go.  Our general schedule will soon be available.

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