Safety and Health Council of North Carolina

A non-profit association preventing injury through
safety education and training since 1960!

North Carolina Summit on Safety Leadership

North Carolina Zoo

W. David Stedman Educational Center
Asheboro, NC

February 27 - March 2, 2018

$395 MESH Graduates
$495 Member
$695 Non-Member

1:00 PM - 2:45 PM - "Looking Back and Looking Forward - The Progression of Safety in America"
Presenter: Brian Taylor, EHS Coordinator, City of Raleigh, Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources
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2:45 PM - 3:00 PM - Energy Break and Zoo Ambassadors - Hannah Decker, NC Zoo

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM - "Safety Management for Special Events"
Presenter: Kathy Capps, Manager, Learning Development and Risk Management, City of Raleigh, Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources
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8:00 AM - 8:30 AM - Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Networking

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM - Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Presenters: Chip McDonald, Safety & Health Council of NC; Karen Auman, NC Zoo; Tim Kelly, NC State IES; Wanda Lagoe, NC DOL

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM - "Herding Cats - Managing Safety at Multiple Locations"
Presenter: Cynthia Lewis, EHS Manager
Bonded Logistics, Inc.

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10:30 AM - 10:45 AM  - Energy Break

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM - "OSHA's Temporary Worker Initiative"
Presenter: Scott DeBow, CSP, VP-Safety Development, EmployBridge Staffing Services
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11:45 AM - 12:00 PM - Bus to Luncheon at Junction Restaurant

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM - Lunch and visit Zoo Animals

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM - Guided Group Tours To:
E-mail your preference order 1-4

1) Aviary – Enjoy a trip to the tropics. The RJ Reynolds Forest Aviary displays more than 3,000 gorgeous tropical plants and dozens of exotic birds. Enjoy seeing the zookeepers do a “feed” for the birds if you choose this group.

2) Desert – Learn about mammal and reptile adaptations to a desert environment. There are more than 60 species of desert plants in this exhibit. You will also meet members of our animal collection like a vampire bat, ocelot, sand cat and sidewinder, if you choose the Desert group.

3) Polar Bear – Meet two iconic bears of the Arctic. Polar bears can weigh up to 1200 pounds and reach 11 feet tall when standing! Learn about NC Zoo’s work with Polar Bears International as an Arctic Ambassador Center when you choose this tour.

4) Rhino – Meet Stan, our male rhino ambassador, and have your picture taken with him! Learn about white rhinos and how poaching is threatening their survival. Choosing this group does a require a $20 cash donation per person that will go directly to Save The Rhino efforts.

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM - "Business Continuity"
Presenter: Dan Warnock, CSP, CFPS, ALCM, Risk Control Manager, Marsh & McLennan Agency, LLC

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM - Energy Break

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM - "Business Continuity" (continued)

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM - Southern Country Breakfast

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM - "Strategies to Becoming an Effective and Intentional Safety Leader"
Presenter: Barton Jones, CSP, MESH, Safety and Health Council of NC
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10:15 AM - 10:30 AM - Break

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM - "Cybersecurity, The Dark Web, and Contemporary Security Issues"
Presenter: Jessica Nye, Federal Bureau of Investigation

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM - Soup, Salad, Potato Bar Lunch

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM - "Walking, Working Surfaces, Leading the Way"
Presenter: James Washington, NC Department of Labor

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM - Ice Cream Break

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - "All About Drones"
Presenter: Dr. Jerry W. Nave, EdD, PLS, Assisstant Professor of Geomatics, North Carolina A&T University
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM - "Taking the Initiative With Low Cost Ergonomic Solutions"
Presenter: Mindy Smith, MEng, CPE, ErgoSmith Consulting, LLC
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7:30 AM - 8:00 AM - Continental Breakfast and Networking

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM - "What You Must  Know About Silica in the Workplace"
Presenter: Ed Geddie, NC DOL

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM - Break

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM - "Training Millennials"
Presenter: Holli Singleton, Improvement Specialist, NC State IES

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM - Break

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - "An Insider's Perspective on Legislation and Leadership in North Carolina's General Assembly"
Presenter: Richard A. "Rick" Zechini, Attorney at Law, Williams Mullen Law Firm

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM - Southern Lunch - BBQ/Burgers and Recognition of MESH Graduates
Presenter: Cherie K. Berry, Commissioner, NC Department of Labor

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM - "Expert Panel"
Presenters: Barton Jones, CSP, Safety & Health Council of NC; NC DOL, NC State IES
Lee Peacock, NC DOL, Brian Taylor, City of Raleigh

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