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Worker Safety Conference for the Meat and Poultry Industry

January 30-31, 2017 | Atlanta, Georgia

Monday, January 30, 2017

8:00 – 8:10 am
Welcome & Introduction
8:10 – 9:00 am
Keynote- Defining Safety: Roles & Responsibilities
Bob LoMastro, LoMastro & Associates, Inc.
9:00 – 9:45 am
Ergonomics and Injury Prevention – A Comprehensive Approach
David Brodie, MS, CPE, Corporate Ergonomist, Cargill, Inc.
9:45 – 10:00 am
10:00 – 11:00 am
Electrical Safety and NFPA 70E Update
Ruben Bera, Corporate Safety Director, Commonwealth Electric
11:00 – Noon
Creative Training: Eliminating Death by PowerPoint
Bob LoMastro, LoMastro & Associates, Inc.
Noon-12:45 pm
12:45– 3:00 pm
Understanding Serious Injury/Fatality Risks: How Machine Guarding Assessments, Layer of Protection Analysis, and Health & Safety Auditing Work Together to Drive a Zero Injury Culture
Rob Hicke, EHS Management System Facilitator, Cargill, and Steve Edmunds, Corporate Safety Manager, Cargill Animal Protein & Salt
3:00 – 3:15 pm
3:15 – 4:15 pm
Plant Safety Roundtable
David Krevda, EHS Manager, Boar’s Head, Beth Fye, Director of Risk Management, Omaha Steaks, Jeff Jones, Sr. Director, EHS, American Food Groups, Shawn Lynn, EHS Manager, Land O’Frost, and Tom Young, Corporate Safety Director, Smithfield
4:15 – 5:00 pm
Advanced Lockout/Tagout Practices
David Natalizia, Practice Line Leader, Bureua Veritas North America
5:00 – 7:00 pm

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

7:30 – 8:00 am
8:00 – 9:00 am
OSHA Update
Neil Wasser, Chair of the Executive Committee, Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP
9:00 – 9:45 am
Fire Safety: Lessons Learned and Common Hazards
Paul Rutledge, Director of EHS, Johnsonville Sausage
9:45-10:00 am
10:00-11:00 am
Industrial Hygiene in the Meat Industry
Jeffrey Pluta, CIH Manager, BV North America
11:00 – 11:45 am
Election Update and Industry Implications
Scott Shearer, Vice President, Bockorny Group
11:45- 1:45 pm
NAMI Annual Awards Luncheon
Featuring Damian Mason, CSP, Speaker for Business & Agriculture
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Post Conference Workshop: Active Shooter Preparedness – Plans and Procedures
Casey Ateah, Sector Outreach Coordinator, Southeast Region, Department of Homeland Security Office of Infrastructure Protection.