We're excited to see you at the event!

Add this event to your calendar
  Outlook  Google
  Yahoo  iCal

Invite your friends & share on social
  Facebook  Twitter
  Email to a Friend

[x] Close this window.

Safety Day

 

A Conference for Safety & Health Professionals

Save the Date

Friday, October 9, 2020  |  7:45 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.
CVTC Energy Education Center

This is a safety conference
you do not want to miss!

What Is It All About?
Safety Day is a full-day, hands-on conference where you will learn from area experts about a wide range of safety and health related topics to help reduce worksite incidents and stay in compliance with OSHA standards. You will develop the skills and competencies needed to raise standards in worker protection on the job. See the event schedule.

Who Should Attend?
This event is designed for safety managers, human resource professionals, maintenance employees, front-line supervisors, and any employee who is interested in updating their safety skills and knowledge.

Whether you are new to your role or a seasoned employee, Safety Day provides current information on the most relevant safety topics in today’s industry that will revitalize your approach to safety management in the workplace. This event provides many networking opportunities, as well as hands-on and practical experiences in applying standards and concepts.

 

Sign up to be alerted when registration opens!

 

Email Signup

Sign up to receive information on upcoming seminars and training from the CVTC Workforce Solutions team!

 

What type of courses are you interested in?

Sign Up

Meet Our 2019 Keynote Speaker

Check back for an updated 2020 schedule and keynote announcement!

Dr. Larry Studt

Dr. Larry Studt

MD-Occupational Medicine Physician

Dr. Studt started his career as a family physician and now works at Prevea Health, specializing in Occupational Medicine and Pain Medicine. He provides work-related injury and illness care, conducts disability evaluations, hearing tests, return to work evaluations, and more. When caring for a patient, he believes it is important to address the role the patient’s job has on their physical and emotional well-being, in addition to caring for their work injury.

 

2019 Conference Sessions

Emergency Management

  • Workplace violence
  • Empowering bystanders
  • Disaster recovery

Industrial Hygiene

  • Industrial hygiene basics
  • High noise exposure & hearing loss
  • Respiratory protection
  • Industrial hygiene worksite analysis

Introduction to Safety

  • Identifying workplace risks
  • Safety acronyms and abbreviations
  • How safety inspections are conducted

HR & Safety Management

  • Electronic devices at work
  • External contractors on the job site
  • Mentoring
  • Using data

Emergency Management

Workplace Violence

 

Emergency Management Track

Workplace Violence

8:40 - 9:40 AM | EEC 111 | Eric Anderson

 

This workplace violence session provides information on assessing the hazards in different settings and developing workplace violence prevention plans for individual worksites.

Register Now

Stop The Bleed™

 

Emergency Management Track

Stop the Bleed™

9:55 - 10:55 AM or 12:20 - 1:20 PM | EEC 111 | Kimberly Strasbug, RN

 

Launched in October of 2015 by the White House, Stop the Bleed™ is a national awareness campaign and a call to action. Stop the Bleed™ is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency…becoming the beginning of the trauma care chain of survival. The Bleeding Control Basic course gives participants the necessary tools to become empowered initial responders.

Register Now

Business Continuity Planning

 

Emergency Management Track

Business Continuity Planning

1:35 - 2:35 PM | EEC 111 | Rich Stangl

 

There is more to disaster recovery planning than having insurance and backing up the server. This session provides an overview of what a robust continuity plan looks like. Discuss topics that range from communicating with employees to working with other area business to ensure your organization sustains through the disaster.

Register Now

Industrial Hygiene

Industrial Hygiene: The Basics

 

Industrial Hygiene Track

Industrial Hygiene: The Basics

8:40 - 9:40 AM | EEC 115 | Dan Liddell

 

Industrial hygiene is the task of recognizing, evaluating, and controlling environmental and physical hazards that can affect the health and well-being of workers.

Risks such as air contaminants, chemicals, physical, and ergonomic hazards exist in almost every work place. This session will explore the steps to perform a worksite analysis, understand, recognize, and control/eliminate them.

Register Now

Occupational Noise Standard

 

Industrial Hygiene Track

Occupational Noise Standard

9:55 - 10:55 AM | EEC 115 | George Gruetzmacher

 

High noise exposure, and the hearing loss that comes from it, is one of the most common workplace hazards. It's also one of the most preventable. Hearing loss in manufacturing companies is six times higher than that of all industries. This program will review the OSHA requirements for a hearing conservation program, including environmental noise monitoring, audiometric (hearing) testing, and hearing protection.

Register Now

Basic Respiratory Protection Program Requirements

 

Industrial Hygiene Track

Basic Respiratory Protection Program Requirements

12:20 - 1:20 PM | EEC 115 | George Gruetzmacher

 

Respiratory Protection is always among the top ten OSHA violations. This session will address the specific elements that a written respiratory protection program must have which include identifying the need for a respirator, the appropriate respiratory protection, the limitations and capabilities of respirators in the workplace, voluntary vs. mandatory use and inspection, maintenance and storage.

Register Now

Hands-On Workshop: Industrial Hygiene 101

 

Industrial Hygiene Track

Hands-On Workshop: Industrial Hygiene 101

1:35 - 2:35 PM | EEC 115 | Mary Bauer & Dan Liddell

 

Join us for a hands-on, practical session to learn about and work with field industrial hygiene monitoring equipment. You'll learn some of the science behind these tools and the "tricks of the trade." This session will be guided by experienced industrial hygienists and practiced by the participants. Topics include real-time and integrated chemical and noise sampling techniques, assembling and calibrating sampling equipment, and interacting with industrial hygiene laboratories.

Register Now

Introduction to Safety

Vegetable Soup: Acronyms and Abbreviations

 

Introduction to Safety Track

Vegetable Soup: Acronyms and Abbreviations

8:40 - 9:40 AM | EEC 113 | Matt Lind

 

If you think OSHA is a town in Western Wisconsin, you may be in trouble…. Learn the alphabet soup of safety acronyms in this fun and interactive session. Specifically designed for those that are newer to safety, or just need a refresher on some of the many acronyms that are present in the EHS world.

Register Now

Who Gets Trained in What?

 

Introduction to Safety Track

Who Gets Trained in What?

9:55 - 10:55 AM | EEC 113 | Rich Stangl

 

In this engaging session, we will cover what topics are required to be trained upon for the general employee as well as the designated, qualified, authorized, and affected person. This session also spends time on the corresponding timeframe these trainings need to be conducted.

Register Now

Anatomy of a Safety Inspection

 

Introduction to Safety Track

Anatomy of a Safety Inspection

12:20 - 1:20 PM | EEC 113 | Mary Bauer

 

The OSHA inspection process will be reviewed along with the importance of doing self-assessments and establishing a proactive plan for correction. Safety and health inspections are shown to be essential parts of the hazard control process. This session will concentrate on how inspections are conducted and how the information is used to improve safety and health. You will learn the most commonly used safety inspection standards, tools and techniques.

Register Now

Safe and Sound: Hazard Hunt

 

Introduction to Safety Track

Safe and Sound: Hazard Hunt

1:35 - 2:35 PM | EEC 113 | Matt Lind

 

Day-to-day work environments involve potential dangers and hazardous conditions. However, we are not always aware of these risks, and they may go unnoticed. Stepping out of daily routines is challenging, and taking the time to monitor areas for safety risks is overlooked. Hazard Hunting means identifying risks, opening them up for discussion, and then controlling/eliminating them. This session will take the attendee on a "hunt" for hazards, and will offer tools, and solutions on how to control risks that are found.

Register Now

HR & Safety Management

Using Your Available Data: Near Misses, Reporting, Recording

 

HR & Safety Management Track

Using Your Available Data: Near Misses, Reporting, Recording

8:40 - 9:40 AM | EEC 116 | Jon Leenhouts

 

Reports and tests and logs, oh my! The amount of information that's surrounding you can feel overwhelming, but there is critical information within them that can help determine the direction of your safety program initiatives. Learn to review and forecast your attention for accident reduction and improvement!

Register Now

Mentoring Today's Workforce

 

HR & Safety Management Track

Mentoring Today's Workforce

9:55 - 10:55 AM | EEC 116 | Jon Leenhouts

 

Not only do mentors in the workplace provide guidance, advice, feedback, insight and support, but they also offer mentees wisdom, experience, institutional knowledge, career development, new ways of thinking, and help in developing skills. Explore the benefits of having a mentor program at your organization at this engaging session.

Register Now

Panel Discussion: Contractor / Visitor Safety & Security

 

HR & Safety Management Track

Panel Discussion: Contractor / Visitor Safety & Security

12:20 - 1:20 PM | EEC 116 | Matt Lind

 

Does your organization allow visitors or contractors to enter your site? Are these people prequalified to work at your site? Do they receive EHS training when entering the site? Do they enter alone, or does a full time employee accompany them?

This session will consist of safety and security professionals that work with outside contractors on a regular basis, and will discuss how their organization ensures that safety and security are a priority.

Register Now

Electronic Device Policies in the Workplace

 

HR & Safety Management Track

Electronic Device Policies in the Workplace

1:35 - 2:35 PM | EEC 116 | Angela Eckman

 

Do you have employees who travel while on company time? The National Safety Council has classified motor vehicle crashes as the #1 cause of work-related deaths and one of the biggest potential liabilities for companies to assume. Many companies have adopted some sort of cell phone policy for their employees, especially those that have driving responsibilities. In this session, you will learn about the potential risks as it relates to electronic devices in the workplace as well as recommendations on how to keep your company protected and more importantly, your employees safe!

Register Now

Request Info

Please let us know if you have any questions about the conference. We're here for you and will help in any way we can!

We will never share or sell your information outside of CVTC. We may, on occasion, contact you regarding relevant services, events, and materials. You may opt out at any time. View our privacy policy to understand how we collect and use your information.

Maps & Parking

Where to Find Us

This event will be held at the CVTC Energy Education Center located in Eau Claire.

CVTC Energy Education Center
4000 Campus Road
Eau Claire, WI 54703

// View Map

Parking Information

All CVTC parking lots surrounding the Energy Education Center will be available for FREE parking during the event.

Loading Map...