INDIANAPOLIS—The Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers will offer the 2017 Environmental Health and Safety Summit, July 19 and 20 in Columbus, Ohio. At the summit, EHS experts will gather to share best leadership and safety practices with manufacturing executives from across the U.S.
The summit includes classes, discussion and presentations focused on workplace safety, with an agenda influenced by the precarious balancing act between a worker's health and the safety performance of the workplace, according to a statement.
It also will include learning and networking opportunities and round-table discussions, such as:
- New OSHA Revisions in Walking and Working Surfaces
- Drugs in the Workplace
- Rule Changes under the New Administration
- OSHA Inspectors—What You Can and Can't Do
- Air Permitting
- Enforcement of GHS
- Highlights of New ANSI Z244.1 (Lockout/Tag out)
Fred D. Rine, of FDRsafety, will deliver "Attitude-Based Safety Culture" as the keynote presentation, to demonstrate why safety matters to develop a better appreciation and practice of workplace safety.
The 2017 ARPM Safety Awards will also be given out at the summit to recognize companies in the rubber manufacturing industry that have achieved world-class safety techniques, based on information from OSHA 300's log of work-related injuries and illness.