PRE & POST CONFERENCE AGENDA




Conference Agenda and Program (PDF)


OSHA Space is limited. Register for the conference and select your choice of the free Pre & Post Conference OSHA sessions during the registration process. There is no additional fee to attend these OSHA sessions.

Limit one session per attendee. (Exhibit hall ONLY registrants are not eligible for these complimentary sessions).




PRE-CONFERENCE: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2016




7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Conference Registration Open
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM OSHA #7300 – Understanding OSHA’s Permit-Required Confined Space Standard (7.5 hours)

Instructor - Bob Braun, CSHO

This course discusses the requirements of OSHA's permit-required confined space standard, 29 CFR 1910.146 and the new 29 CFR 1926 Subpart AA —Confined Spaces in Construction. It is designed for small employers or a designated representative (line supervisor or manager) with the responsibility to develop a permit space program. It covers OSHA's requirements but does not feature hand-on sections (instrumentation and control methods and testing) which are included in the OSHA #2264 course.

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM 10-Hour OSHA Construction (6 hours on Oct 25th and 4 hours on Oct 28th) - Must attend both sessions

Instructor - Eric Stephan

This training program is intended to provide construction workers information about their rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint as well as how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards on a construction site. The training covers a variety of construction safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter at a construction site. This training emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention, not OSHA standards. This course is intended to provide construction workers with a basic knowledge of safety and health hazards found on construction sites.

Here is the list of the topics that will be covered:
  • Introduction to OSHA
  • Focus Four (leading causes of death in construction)
    • - Falls
    • - Electrocution
    • - Struck-By (e.g., falling objects, trucks, cranes)
    • - Caught-In or Between (e.g., trench hazards, equipment)
  • Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment
  • Health Hazards in Construction
  • Confined Spaces for Construction
  • Scaffolds
  • Materials Handling, Storage, Use and Disposal
  • Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators, & Conveyors
  • Stairways and Ladders
  • Tools - Hand and Power

Upon successful completion of the OSHA 10-hour construction training course, students will receive an official DOL / OSHA 10-hour card. These cards are accepted in all 50 states and US territories, and are also the cards needed to prove compliance with those states (MO, NV, MA, NH, NY, RI, NJ, PA and CT) that have a mandatory OSHA 10-hour training law for workers on most construction sites.

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM OSHA #7405 – Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry (7.5 hours)

Instructors – Todd Tavis & Bob Braun, CSHO

This 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 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.

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Exhibitor Move in




DAY 1 - Wednesday, October 26, 2016




7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Conference Registration Open
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Networking Breakfast in Expo
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Opening Remarks and General Session Welcome - Conference chairs and Dr. David Michaels
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Featured Speaker- Bill Sims, Jr.
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Morning Break in the Expo
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Concurrent Breakouts (5)
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Concurrent Breakouts (5)
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Featured Lunch Speaker- Jerral Wyer
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Concurrent Breakouts (5)
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM Concurrent Breakouts (5)
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Reception in Expo




DAY 2 - Thursday, October 27, 2016




7:00 AM - 4:30 PM Conference Registration Open
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Networking Breakfast in Expo
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Featured Speaker - Jim Maddux
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Featured Speaker - Karen Cortell Reisman
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Morning Break in the Expo
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Concurrent Breakouts (5)
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Concurrent Breakouts (5)
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Featured Lunch Speaker - Mitch Beckman
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Concurrent Breakouts (5)
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Expo Hall Closes and Move out
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Featured Speaker - Jim Wetherbee
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Conference wrap-up and Jim Wetherbee book signing




POST-CONFERENCE: Friday, October 28, 2016




7:30 AM - Noon OSHA #7845 – Recordkeeping Rule Seminar (4 Hours) October 28, 2016
This course covers OSHA requirements for maintaining and posting records of occupational injuries and illnesses, and reporting specific cases to OSHA. Upon course completion students will have the ability to identify OSHA requirements for recordkeeping, posting and reporting and to complete OSHA Form 300 Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, OSHA Form 300A Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, and OSHA Form 301 Injury and Illness Incident Report

7:30 AM - Noon 10-Hour OSHA Construction (6 hours on Oct 25th and 4 hours on Oct 28th) - Must attend both sessions

Instructor – Eric Stephan

This training program is intended to provide construction workers information about their rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint as well as how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards on a construction site. The training covers a variety of construction safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter at a construction site. This training emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention, not OSHA standards. This course is intended to provide construction workers with a basic knowledge of safety and health hazards found on construction sites.

Here is the list of the topics that will be covered:
  • Introduction to OSHA
  • Focus Four (leading causes of death in construction)
    • - Falls
    • - Electrocution
    • - Struck-By (e.g., falling objects, trucks, cranes)
    • - Caught-In or Between (e.g., trench hazards, equipment)
  • Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment
  • Health Hazards in Construction
  • Confined Spaces for Construction
  • Scaffolds
  • Materials Handling, Storage, Use and Disposal
  • Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators, & Conveyors
  • Stairways and Ladders
  • Tools - Hand and Power

Upon successful completion of the OSHA 10-hour construction training course, students will receive an official DOL / OSHA 10-hour card. These cards are accepted in all 50 states and US territories, and are also the cards needed to prove compliance with those states (MO, NV, MA, NH, NY, RI, NJ, PA and CT) that have a mandatory OSHA 10-hour training law for workers on most construction sites.