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Employer Cell Phone Policy Seminars

Employer Cell Phone Policy Seminar

At the Westin O'Hare in ​Rosemont, Illinois (Chicago area)

Thursday, October 23, 2014  -  8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.




Morning Refreshments
Beginning at 7:30 a.m., coffee, juice and continental breakfast will be provided 
Morning Session: The Problem 
Impact of Traffic Crashes
The scope of cell phone distracted driving crashes, and why they are a problem
The Science
How both handheld and hands-free cell phone use can lead to cognitive distraction and traffic crash risk
Employer Liability
Why employers can be held liable when employees crash while using cell phones, and how a strong, enforced policy can mitigate risk
Lunch Keynote
Keynote Speaker: 
Deborah A.P. Hersman
President & CEO, National Safety Council 
Buffet lunch is provided
Afternoon Session: The Solution
Employer Case Story
A story from a Fortune 500 firm of convincing management, developing and implementing policy, educating employees, and measuring results
Challenges and NSC Resources
How to answer productivity questions and build executive support.
Receive NSC Cell Phone Policy Kit and white papers as resources
  • KEYNOTE: Deborah A. P. Hersman, President & CEO, National Safety Council
  • Paul Atchley, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Kansas
  • Todd Clement, Attorney at Law, The Clement Firm
  • Russell Hurd, Victim Advocate
  • Joe McKillips, Manager, Commercial Program Support, Abbott Laboratories
  • David Teater, Sr. Director of Transportation Initiatives, National Safety Council
  • Deborah Trombley, Sr. Program Manager, Transportation Initiatives, National Safety Council

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Registration is $50 payable in advance.




The hotel is located near O'Hare airport, easy freeway access and the blue line "EL" train.
Event Address
The Westin O’Hare
6100 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
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