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Join us at the Spring Division Meetings

  • ​National Safety Council invites all division members to the 2017 NSC Spring Division meetings at Loews Coronado Bay Hotel, San Diego, May 23 and 24. In addition to the Spring Division Meetings, division members are invited to attend all of the activities scheduled that week. Costs are as follows:

    ​Spring Division Meetings​$250
    ​Guest Registration Luncheons​$75 each
    ​Guest Registration Welcome Reception $75
    ​Professional Development Seminar​$300
    ​Green Cross Awards Gala May 25​$200


    NOTE: Hotel reservations must be made no later than Tuesday, April 25, in order to receive the group rate. Reserve your hotel room today.

    The Agenda

    Learn from leading experts, enhance safety skills, share ideas and meet new people. Industry-specific divisions will continue to work on action plans that support the NSC vision: To eliminate preventable deaths in our lifetime.

    Divisions meetings will take place May 23 and 24. Young Professionals will meet May 22 during the day, and division leaders will meet for dinner that evening. The Women's Caucus will meet for breakfast May 23. 

    The theme for the 2017 Spring Division meetings is, "Is Worker Wellbeing Part of Your Safety Culture?" The agenda showcases the activities of six divisions and includes a wide array of technical sessions and social events.

    May 23, 2017

    • Keynote: "What's a Life Worth, and are You Willing to Pay the Price to Save It?" Discover four battle-tested steps to improve your team's performance. Learn how changing expectations for culture, getting rid of those who don't measure up and hiring winners will enable any organization to improve its performance. Speaker: Bob McCall, President, Inspire High Performance LLC
    • Educational Session: "Occupational Safety & Health Issues for Unique Populations" American workplaces are increasingly diverse – from multicultural teams to widely varying age groups, from women in nontraditional positions to contingent workers. Learn the key considerations in managing safety in a demographically diverse workplace. Speaker: Adele L. Abrams, Esq. CMSP, President, Law Office of Adele L. Abrams PC
    • Luncheon Address:"The Art & (Neuro)science of Safety" Explore human performance and workplace safety through leading-edge research in neuroscience. Two intriguing approaches, visual literacy and brain-oriented safety, get to the heart (and mind) of human behavior. Speaker:  Adam Levine, PhD., Associate Director, Toledo Museum of Art  
    • Division Action Planning: "Where are we Now and Where do we Need to Be?" Young Professionals and Construction divisions will share how they jumpstarted their planning and have engaged division membership through actionable items.
    • Break out to Division Meetings: Action planning, industry specific technical session and administrative business
    • Welcome Reception Networking Event

    May 24, 2017 

    • Keynote:"Sleepless in America" How sleep, or lack of, is having a profound effect on workers and what safety professionals can do to influence sleep hygiene. Speaker: Mark R. Rosekind, PhD., NTSB member, NASA Scientist, Former NHTSA Administrator
    • Educational Session: "Work Safe, Home Safe" A true culture of health and safety is dependent on not only a strong safety program, but also a program that includes worker wellbeing. Learn how to pilot health and wellbeing programs with stakeholder input, craft good communication, experiment with incentive structures, engage employees through organized activities and connect wellbeing to safety. Speakers: Colin Duncan, CEO, Soteris Group, and Bob McCall, Director of Safety, Master Builders' Association of West PA
    • Educational Session: "No-Strain Safety: 5 Strategies for Reducing Soft-Tissue Injuries" Everyone who moves, lifts, pushes or pulls is at risk – particularly aging workers. By enlisting 5 key principles, companies can drastically reduce and prevent soft-tissue injuries while simultaneously boosting worker engagement. Speaker: Robert Pater, Managing Director, MoveSMART
    • Luncheon Program: "What 'Eliminate Preventable Deaths' and 'Keep Each other Safe' Really Means" An open discussion on where the Council is headed and what role member volunteers play. Speaker: Debbie Hersman, NSC President & CEO
    • NSC Speed Date: Update on NSC initiatives such as Road to Zero, State of the States, National Safety Month, fatigue, prescription overdose and more
    • Division Meetings: Action planning, industry specific technical session and administrative business
    • Closing Remarks

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