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2017Thursday Program

 

THURSDAY, May 18, 2017

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION – 8:00 am – 4:00 pm – Heritage Room - 3rd Floor Atrium 

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN – 8:00 am – 3:30 pm – 3rd Floor Atrium 

GENERAL SESSIONS

EARLY BIRD SESSION – 8:00 am- 8:45 am- VICTORIA A 

Moderator:    Fletcher Bizzell, Executive Board Member, NC Safety Conference, Inc., Mount Olive, NC 

8:00 – 8:45   Employment Law Issues in Workers Compensation

         Speaker:  T. Nicole Tackett, Esq., Vernis & Bowling of Charlotte, PLLC, Charlotte, NC 

8:45 – 9:15    “Break” 

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT SESSION – 9:15 am – 12:00 pm – VICTORIA A

Moderator:    Fletcher Bizzell, Executive Board Member, NC Safety Conference, Inc., Mount Olive, NC 

9:15 – 10:00   Using Social Media to Defend Workers Compensation Claims

          Speaker:  T. Nicole Tackett, Esq., Vernis & Bowling of Charlotte, PLLC, Charlotte, NC 

10:00 – 10:30   “Break" 

10:30 – 11:55   Using Social Media to Defend Workers Compensation Claims

                          Speaker:  T. Nicole Tackett, Esq., Vernis & Bowling of Charlotte, PLLC, Charlotte, NC 

11:55 – 12:00   “NC Safety Conference, Inc. Update”

   Speaker:  Dennis E. Parnell, Executive Director, NC Safety Conference, Inc, Roanoke Rapids, NC 

12:00 – 1:30   Visit the Exhibits 

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSES ASSOCIATION LUNCHEONREGISTRATION BEGINS AT 11:30 a.m.

12:00 – 12:45 – COLONY A CLOSED SESSION – Pre-registration Required!!!

Moderator:    Cara Winstead, RN, MPH, COHN-S, Education Director, NCAOHN, Cary, NC 

Luncheon tickets available from NCOHN Association by Pre-Registration ONLY. 

For more information call Cara Winstead at (919) 362-1431 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

INDUSTRIAL SESSIONS – 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

 

(7) OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSES SECTION – COLONY A CLOSED SESSION – Pre-registration Required!

Sponsored by the NC Association of Occupational Health Nurses

Moderator:    Cara Winstead, RN, MPH, COHN-S, Education Director, NCAOHN, Cary, NC 

1:00 – 1:45     Don’t Look Down: Climbing, Ladders and Off the Ground Safety

          Speaker: Bill Taylor, CSP, Principal Safety Scientist, EI Inc., Morrisville, NC    

 1:45 – 2:00    “Break” 

2:00 – 3:00    Don’t Look Down: Climbing, Ladders and Off the Ground Safety Continued

                                Speaker: Bill Taylor, CSP, Principal Safety Scientist, EI Inc., Morrisville, NC  

(8) COLONY BC

Moderator:   Bill Walker, MSOS, CPEA, CRM, Vice President, Risk Management, SPC Mechanical Corp., Wilson,  NC        

1:30 – 2:15    “Changing Habits”

                       Speaker: James Kirkpatrick, Vice President, SIA Group, Burlington, NC 

2:15 – 2:30     Visit the Exhibits 

2:30 – 3:15     “Silica Standard”

                       Speaker: Kim Morton, Area Director for NC/SC, Federal OSHA, Raleigh, NC 

(9) TIDEWATER

Moderator:   Wendy Shepherd, Occupational Safety, NC State University Environmental Health and Safety, Raleigh, NC

1:30 – 2:15   Office Ergonomic - A New Way of Thinking

                      Speakers: W. Tim McGlothlin, MS, CPE, Exec. Director, The Ergonomics Center, Raleigh, NC & Stephen D. McNierney, Director of Marketing

2:15 – 2:30   Visit the Exhibits 

2:30 – 3:15   OSHA's New Safety and Health Management Systems

                      Speaker: Holli Singleton, Assistant Director of Health and Safety Services, Industry Expansion Solutions,NC State University, Raleigh, NC 

(10) TANGLEWOOD  

Moderator:    John Lemire, Director of Loss Control, Forestry Mutual, Raleigh, NC 

1:30 – 2:15    Accident Investigation

                       Speaker: Dan Warnock, Risk Control Manager, Senn Dunn Insurance, High Point, NC 

2:15 – 2:30    Visit the Exhibits 

2:30 – 3:15    Risk Assessment

                       Speaker: Dan Warnock, Risk Control Manager, Senn Dunn Insurance, High Point, NC 

(11) SANDPIPER

Moderator: Tammy Rumsey, Property Manager, Templeton Properties, Elizabeth City, NC    

1:30 – 2:15   Working with Hispanic workers in the construction field

                       Speaker: Rafael Perez, President-CEO, Hispanic Targeting Solutions, Winston Salem, NC

2:15 – 2:30   Visit the Exhibits 

2:30 – 3:15   GHS/HazCom: Top 10 Reasons Employers are Out of Compliance

                      Speaker: Chuck Haling, Vice-President of Sales, Velocity EHS, Chicago, IL

(12) AUGUSTA B

Moderators:  Matthew Schweitzer CIH, CSP, Safety Manager, City of Greensboro, Greensboro, NC - Denise Kennedy, Piedmont Natural Gas, Charlotte, NC 

1:30 – 2:15    Return to Work Testing (XRTS)

           Speaker: Sam McKelvey PT, MBA, CEAS, Restoration Physiotherapy, Inc., Charlotte, NC  

 2:15 – 2:30    Visit the Exhibits 

2:30 – 3:15    “Factors that Affect the Safety and Overall Performance of an Organization   

            Speaker:  Leslie McNeill; Personal and Business Coach, J&L Services, LLC, Research Triangle Park, NC 

EXHIBIT HALL CLOSES – 3:00 pm Exhibitor Door Prize and Grand Prize Drawings will be held in the Exhibit Hall at 3:30 pm.  You must be present to win Grand Prize Drawing. 

4:00 pm       “Closing Comments” Dennis E. Parnell, Executive Director, NC Safety Conference, Inc.

 

 Mark your calendar now for the 88th Annual

 

 

NC STATEWIDE SAFETY CONFERENCE

 

 www.ncsafetyconference.com

 

May 15 - 17, 2018

 

 Joseph Koury Convention Center, Greensboro, NC