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ISEA Month of Excellence – Construction Safety

Thursday, January 1, 1970



Each Day
Discount for All Days


Join ISEA in May for its Month of Excellence, a member-exclusive three-day event in which industry experts and end users will come together to discuss excellence in occupational safety today.

Day 1

Engage with End Users in Construction Safety

ISEA will kick off its Month of Excellence during Construction Safety Week and OSHA’s National Safety Stand Down with an opportunity to engage with industry experts and end users about construction safety.

1:00 pm | Opening Comments
Hear from ISEA Leadership and OSHA’s Directorate of Construction on topics such as fall protection, PPE fit, the Focus Four hazards, and what OSHA is doing to support reductions in their frequency.

1:30 pm | End User Panel
Safety executives from construction firms will discuss current opportunities, challenges, and innovations in safety on the worksite with a focus on fall protection. Panelists will welcome questions from attendees on all issues regarding construction safety.


Cindy DePrater, Senior Vice President, Chief Environmental Health & Safety Officer
Turner Construction Company

Kathi Dobson,
 Safety Director
Alberici Constructors

Keith Snead
, Chair, National Hearts & Minds Forum
Limbach Holdings

2:30 pm | Break Out Groups
Each panelist will host a breakout group for attendees, in which participants are encouraged to have informal, candid conversations about construction safety today with these end user specialists.

3:10 pm | OPEN/BREAK

3:15 pm | Keynote – Ken Simonson, AGC
Economic Outlook for Construction
As the Chief Economist for Associated General Contractors (AGC), Ken will provide insight into the economy and what it implies for the construction sector.


1:00 pm

Opening Comments

1:30 pm

End User Panel

2:30 pm

Break Out Groups

3:15 pm


3:30 pm

Keynote - Economic Outlook for Construction


Cindy DePrater

Vice President of EH&S, Turner Construction Company
Cindy DePrater is Vice President of EH&S for the Turner Construction Company.  In this role, she is responsible for Turner’s safety, health, environmental, and loss control activities nationwide. Ms. DePrater leads a staff of three …Read More

Kathleen Dobson, CSP

Safety Director with Alberici Constructors
Kathi Dobson is a 19+ year veteran of the construction industry and of Alberici Constructors, Inc. Prior to her work in construction, she was a hospital-based critical care nurse with a bachelor’s degree from Mercy …Read More

Charles D. Johnson

President & CEO, ISEA
Charles D. Johnson is the President of the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), the trade organization for personal protective equipment and technologies. ISEA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a standards developing organization, and …Read More

Ken Simonson

Chief Economist for Associated General Contractors
Ken Simonson has been chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America, the leading trade association for the construction industry, since 2001. He provides insight into the economy and what it implies for construction …Read More

Keith Snead

Chair, National Hearts & Minds Forum at Limbach Holdings
Keith joined Limbach in 2013 and is responsible for overseeing Limbach’s Hearts & Minds commitment to safety program. Keith started his career in occupational safety in 1997 and has since provided safety oversight on numerous …Read More