Key Event Highlights:
- William G. Perry, CIH, Director, Directorate of Standards and Guidance on OSHA’s current priorities
- Dr. John Howard on NIOSH’s Strategic Vision, and PPE-related research
- Lynn L. Bergeson on Cal Prop 65 next steps, exemption, and labeling options for PPE manufacturers
- Jonathan Karl, ABC News, Chief White House Correspondent, with an insider’s view on Washington D.C.
- Safety Trends and Policy panel discussion
- Focusing on the future, an update from ISEA
Honoring Daniel K. Shipp with the Robert B. Hurley Distinguished Service Award
The 2017 ISEA Annual Meeting promises to be an exciting venue for all things safety equipment, including advocacy, policy updates and connecting with safety equipment industry colleagues.
The meeting kicks off on November 29, with product group meetings, focusing on standards development, advocating for the growth of the safety equipment industry, and increasing the reach of the association. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., will discuss exploring Cal Prop 65 exemption for personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturers. At the association’s annual Award Dinner, ISEA will honor Daniel K. Shipp, who honorably led the association for 25 years, with the Robert B. Hurley Distinguished Service Award.
There’s extra news to cover at the Annual Business Meeting and Speaker Sessions on November 30: ISEA’s new President, Charles D. Johnson, will report on association activities; Dr. John Howard, Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH); and William G. Perry, CIH, Director, Directorate of Standards and Guidance at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will speak to the group. The agency leaders will discuss new developments within the agencies, and where federal safety standards are heading.
New at this year’s meeting, the Safety Trends and Policy Panel will discuss how companies and industry sectors are protecting employees now, and how they might be protecting employees in the future. The panel will be moderated by safety industry leader, Jim Thornton, former VP, EHS Director, Newport News Shipbuilding, with panelists:
– Adam Gregor, Director of Safety and Health, Coeur Mining
– Laurie Shelby, Vice President, Environment, Health and Safety, Tesla Motors
– Curt Wells, Regulatory Affairs, Aluminum Association
– Steve Robuck, Senior Director, Government Affairs, Portland Cement
Keynote luncheon speaker, Jonathan Karl, ABC News, Chief White House Correspondent, returns with an insider’s view on Washington D.C.
The topics are exceptionally timely and offer attendees a tremendous range of information.