So, You're in Charge of Safety Now? [19.16]
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center

   William Gibson, Safety Specialist, Del-Co Water Company, Inc.

Track: All Industries and Workplaces
Secondary Track: Training and Education
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: All Levels

Being handed the reins of a company's safety program can be daunting, especially for someone who has limited knowledge of the subject. But, if you have the determination to educate yourself and others, you've overcome the first hurdle. Whether a human resources manager with many hats or a full-time safety manager, you can succeed if you focus on making safety accessible to your co-workers. The safety person doesn't have to be feared and safety meetings don't have to be boring if you put in the effort. This session gives you the tools to succeed with safety at your company.

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe an Occupational Safety and Health Administration compliance blueprint to follow for those new to safety management.
2. Discuss successful initiatives/campaigns that assist in improving a safety culture.
3. Explain how the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation can be integral in strengthening a company's safety program.
4. Recall ways to make safety training fun and not just another boring meeting.
5. Summarize why it's vital for supervisors and managers to share a common goal when it comes to workplace safety.

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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