JACKSON, Tenn.—Carlisle Transportation Products will host the Association of Rubber Products Manufacturers annual Environmental, Health and Safety Summit July 25-26.
The conference for manufacturing EHS professionals will take place at Carlisle's Jackson factory, and it includes a tour of the 500,000-sq.-ft. facility. Carlisle makes tires, inner tubes and wheels for a variety of vehicles used in the agricultural, all-terrain vehicle, golf, industrial, lawn/garden and trailer markets.
The summit will provide executives with different approaches to optimizing the management of EHS areas in the workplace to minimize incidents and maximize return on investment, the ARPM said. Attendees will hear from key industry professionals and exchange best practices in the fields of environmental, health and safety.
The speakers will include Joseph P. Stevens, founder and president of Bridge Safety Consultants Inc., a consulting group that helps companies eliminate injuries and significantly reduce the costs involved in workers' compensation. Stevens will provide advice on the workers' comp system and what measures employers can take to minimize their costs.
Jim Kelly, environmental director and counsel at CH2M HILL Inc., will share tips, guidance and practical lessons learned on EHS programs. At CH3M Hill, he is responsible for development and implementation of the firm's "Target Zero" management system, which aims at reducing injuries, illnesses and adverse environmental impacts to zero.
Also speaking will be Lori Smith, human resources manager at Gold Key Processing. She has been instrumental in increasing the EHS awareness and building a strong culture at the Hexpol division, the ARPM said, and will about her experiences and key concepts implemented to train employs.
Cameron Keyes, business development manager for Tennessee and Mississippi for Schneider Electric Engineering Services, also is an invited speaker. He performs power system analysis and equipment design projects, and has a technical focus on arc flash analysis and arc flash mitigation design.
For more information and to register for the event, visit www.ehssummit.com.