Every year at EHS Today's America's Safest Companies award ceremony, we watch as CEOs, safety directors and employees from the award-winning companies mingle to discuss their achievements and challenges in the safety arena. Now, through the inaugural America's Safest Companies Conference, held in Chicago Sept. 11-12, we're taking that conversation a step farther. View more details
With more than 25 expert speakers, including the likes of NIOSH Director John Howard, former OSHA Administrator Ed Foulke, Former OSHA Administrator John Henshaw and Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels (invited), the America's Safest Companies Conference provides CEOs, HR managers, EHS managers and risk managers with a comprehensive learning and networking experience.
"The purpose of the America's Safest Companies Conference is to share information and benchmark world-class safety and transformational EHS leadership," said EHS Today Editor-in-Chief Sandy Smith. "We are excited to launch this new event and thereby provide senior management and executives with unique and informative panel discussions, multiple networking opportunities and educational presentations by America's Safest Companies winners."
At the America's Safest Companies Conference, attendees will:
· Discover the best practices developed by America's Safest Companies. Learn how to implement them in your workplace through compelling presentations and panel discussions with past and present winners.
· Develop the business acumen, leadership and training skills to bring lean safety and sustainability to the workplace.
· Measure safety effectiveness and review safety management approaches.
· Acquire OSHA compliance guidance from leading attorneys in the field.
· Hear about EHS and risk management approaches that can contribute to a safer workplace and reduce workers' compensation costs.
· Network with other industry professionals, EHS Today editorial staff, and conference speakers including past and present America's Safest Companies winners.
A CEO Roundtable, an OSHA Insiders Panel and 18 classroom sessions within three tracks – Compliance, Safety/Health and Environment/Risk/Sustainability – round out the conference schedule.
Expert OSHA Compliance Advice
EHS Today is pleased to partner with Fisher & Phillips LLP for the conference's Compliance track.
The Fisher & Phillips LLP Workplace Safety and Catastrophe Management Practice Group provides strategic assistance to employers in all areas of employee safety and health. Led by Edwin G. Foulke Jr. and Howard J. Mavity, the attorneys in this practice group draw on their expertise to provide practical guidance to employers to develop and maintain effective safety and health management programs.
Conference attendees will benefit from the expertise of Fisher & Phillips attorneys on a range of topics including legal developments in safety and health, liability, HR employment laws, OSHA investigations and more.
Experience in Excellence
EHS Today has been the premier advocate of safety excellence and leader in coverage of the safety and health industry since its inception more than 70 years ago. Beginning in 2002, EHS Today has recognized America's Safest Companies – companies that provide a safe, healthy and sustainable working environment and serve as a point of reference for companies hoping to achieve world-class safety status. These companies have ranged from tiny operations utilizing innovative solutions to huge corporations that are benchmarked for safety by dozens of other companies each year.
The America's Safest Companies Conference will be held Sept. 11-12 at McCormick Place in Chicago in association with the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS). Admission to IMTS is included with your conference registration.
Learn more about the America's Safest Companies Conference and register today for a transformational safety experience.