Annual Ohio Workplace Safety and OSHA Compliance Conference

Final Agenda with Speakers, Session Locations & Menus

General Sessions

New Era … OSHA Compliance, Increased Enforcement and OSHA’s Latest Activity

William J. (Bill) Wahoff, Member & National OSHA Practice for Employers, Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC, Columbus and John J. Keeling, PE, CIH, CSP, QEP, LRS, Director, Benchmark – Safety, Health & Environmental Services, Lexington, KY

How to Avoid OSHA’s Most-Cited Standards; What Does OSHA Expect from Employers & How to Handle the OSHA Inspection Process

Facilitator:   Nelva J. Smith, Member, Workplace Safety Team, Steptoe & Johnson,  PLLC, Columbus;  Larry M. Johnson, OSHA Area Director, U.S. Department of Labor, Columbus; Howard Eberts, OSHA Area Director, U.S. Department of Labor, Cleveland; Ken Montgomery, OSHA Area Director, U.S. Department of Labor, Cincinnati and Todd Jensen, OSHA Area Director, U.S. Department of Labor, Toledo

Concurrent and Interactive Workshops

Workshop A - Passionate About Safety: Effective Behavior Based Safety (BBS) Programs to Enhance Workplace Safety

Victoria Sparks, Managing Consultant, ALL4 LLC, Lexington, KY 

Workshop B - Safety Best Practices: Leading with Safety & Becoming a Safety Champion

Dianne Grote Adams, MS, CIH, CSP, CPEA, FAIHA, President, Safex Inc., Westerville

Workshop C - Safety Technology, Efficiency and $$$$: How to Overcome Barriers to Obtain Approval for Improving Safety Technology, Software and Efficiency – What’s Worked & What Hasn’t

Tom Murray, President & COO, iReportSource, Cincinnati

Workshop D - Safety Best Practices: Job Safety Analysis (JSA): Defining How You Do What You Do

David Arthur, CSP, Health and Safety Director, Environmental Quality Management (EQM), Cincinnati

Workshop E - Safety Best Practices: Safety Journey to Human and Organizational Performance (HOP)

Kirk Smith, MS, CSP, Senior Environmental Health and Safety Specialist, Alkermes, Wilmington

Workshop F - Ohio’s Violation of Specific Safety Requirements (VSSR): Avoiding Pitfalls

Brian K. Brittain, J.D. Principal, Ross Brittain & Schonberg Co., LPA, Cleveland