7:50 am Chair’s Opening Remarks

Analytics & Continuous Improvement

8:00 am Reviewing the Potential of Analytics to Identify Risk

  • Wyatt Bradbury National Capital Chapter President, American Society of Safety Professionals

Synopsis

• Outlining the value of predictive measures and their ability to assist in forming effective safety protocol
• Making sense of a multitude of available analytics and disqualifying those which distract
• Formulating and spreading system focused safety measures off the back of analytics

8:40 am Audience Discussion

Synopsis

  • Identifying what safety tracking software is helpful and what’s not in a congested marketplace
  • Defining the relationship between leadership and safety software
  • Discussing a broad picture of where the industry is heading with regards to safety tracking adoption

Leadership Methods

9:20 am How to Establish Company-Wide Processes to Ensure All Staff on All Job Sites Are Following New Safety Guidelines

Synopsis

  • Assessing the impact of your firm’s COVID SOP
  • Reviewing the unprecedented challenges faces and the steps taken to overcome them
  • Discussing the most effective methods for ensuring compliance, and highlighting policy weak spots

10:00 am Leading Leaders: Giving Field Leaders the Skills they Need to Excel

Synopsis

• Collaborating with field leaders to work towards realizing your firm’s safety-vision
• Understanding how to effectively communicate safety priorities with field leaders
• Facilitating the development of the necessary interpersonal skills required to engage staff

10:40 am Leveraging Best Practice in Accident Investigation to Eliminate or Reduce Reoccurring Incidents

  • Kevin Kirk President of EHS, Level 5 Safety (CSM Contractors)

Synopsis

• How do we formulate an onsite injury investigation that gives us an accurate picture of what went wrong?
• Assessing investigation models and their advantages in the field
• Reviewing the necessity of developing a ‘root-cause’ analysis that enables safety directors to address the problem bottom-up.

11:20 am Improving Safety for Women On-site to Redress Potential Gender Specific Obstacles

Synopsis

• Discussing challenges faced by women in construction with regards to safety
• Detailing the need for unisex accessible equipment and PPE
• Tackling misconceptions surrounding woman onsite

12:00 pm Audience Discussion – Discussing Your Firm’s Response to COVID-19

Synopsis

  • What has worked and what hasn’t?
  • Reviewing compliance issues surrounding your firm’s SOP
  • Understanding what steps may be necessary in the coming months

12:30 pm Networking Lunch

Standards

1:40 pm Benchmarking Safety Standards & Regulations Nation Wide to Enable Effective Collaboration

Synopsis

• As is often the case, construction sites are a multi-party environment with numerous firms at work, how can we establish a universal safety standard?
• Identifying nation-wide safety trends
• Understanding regional challenges and how they relate to the bigger picture

2:20 pm Gaining Buy-In for Internal Safety Process Where No OSHA Standard Exists to Complement Safety Protocol

Synopsis

• Discussing obstacles faced by safety professionals in the implementation of company safety protocol
• Understanding the psychology and motivation behind safety apprehension
• Exploring viable techniques to persuade both young and experienced workers of the importance of internal safety protocol

3:00 pm Elevating the Position of Safety Professionals Within the Structure of a Firm to Drive Forward Productivity & Reduce Cost Incurring Risk

Synopsis

• Crystalizing the importance of safety out with immediate utility of well-being
• Revealing success stories in elevating safety culture in firms
• Assessing the relationship between safety apathetic firms and commercial success

3:40 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks

3:45 pm End of Conference