How to Create and Sustain a Culture of Safety

safety planning

Spring 2016 Occupational Health Sciences Symposium

Co-sponsored by the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center and SafeBuild Alliance. 


How to Create and Sustain a Culture of Safety
Friday, May 20, 2016 -  9 AM to 4 PM
Wilsonville Holiday Inn - 25425 SW 95th Avenue, Wilsonville, OR
Available for in person and live webinar attendance.

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Description: What does it take to create and sustain a safe workplace culture? This symposium will illustrate the importance, role and power of leadership, effective supervision and employee engagement. Examples of successes will be shared. Attendees will walk away with tips and examples relevant to their own work places.  


8:30  - 9:00 AM    Registration, Refreshments & Networking

9:00 -  9:10 AM     Welcome
David Hurtado, Ph.D., Assistant Scientist, Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences, OHSU

9:10 - 10:10 AM    Keynote: Measuring and Improving Safety Climate in Different Industries
Dov Zohar, Ph.D., Professor, William Davidson Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Israel Institute of Technology

10:10 - 10:30        Break

10:30 - 11:45 PM   The Role of Management: Unlearning Safety
Steve Clem, Vice President, Project Planning Services, Skanska; Board Member, SafeBuild Alliance

11:45 - 12:45 PM      Lunch (provided)

12:45 - 1:05 PM      Culture Toolkits, TBA 

 1:05 - 2:05 PM      Measuring and Influencing Sleep in the Military: The impact of sleep behaviors on well-being and performance, and how we can change them
Matt LoPresti, Ph.D., Captain, Deputy Director at US Army Medical Research Directorate - West

 2:05 - 2:20 PM       Break

 2:20 - 3:20 PM       Case Study: Building Engagement
Demetra Star, MS, Health and Safety Manager, Fortis Construction, Portland, OR

 3:20 - 3:45 PM       Final Thoughts - Recommendations - Q&A, Presenters and Attendees

Registration fees (includes breakfast, lunch, refreshments and parking)

$60 - By May 13, 2016 (register online)
$75 - Day of - register at the door
$30 - Reduced fee (Oregon governmental agencies - city/county/state; educational institutions; labor unions; companies with fewer than 25 employees; non-profit organizations; students) (register online)
$20 - Live webinar (register online) (Note: we use Adobe Connect for live webinar and your will receive specific instructions after you register.)
Please note: Cancellation policy posted with online registration details (new).

Register online now.

Certificates of attendance will be provided upon request. CEUs for occupational health nurses has been requested.

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