Effective Safety Management & Leadership Strategies: Increasing Your Safety Grade

EHS Support is partnering with the National Hardwood Lumber Association (NHLA) to offer a three-day Environmental, Health, and Safety Management training class focusing on creating a culture of safety at your site.

Dates: July 8 — 11, 2024, 8:00 AM — 4:30 PM
Venue: NHLA, 6830 Raleigh-LaGrange Rd. Memphis, TN 38134
Who should attend: Mill and Operations Managers and Supervisors, EHS Coordinators
Expected Outcome: Learning to manage for a safe work environment by gaining a deeper understanding of compliance with regulations, safety principles, hazards, and risk mitigation strategies, with an emphasis on creating a culture of safety in your operations.

For more event information and to register, please visit the NHLA website: Event Info (nhla.com)

Event Itinerary

Monday arrival

4:15 pm    Meet in hotel lobby for transportation to NHLA
4:30 pm    Welcome Dinner at NHLA HQ

Day 1:  Tuesday

7:30 am    Pick-up at hotel for transportation to NHLA
8:00 am    What’s your S.A.F.E.T.Y. grade? – Examine your compliance knowledge
9:00 am    Safety comes at a cost – What safety programs do I REALLY need?
10:30 am  Who is responsible for company Safety Programs? – What I say VS. What OSHA says
12 noon    NHLA-hosted lunch at NHLA
1:00 pm    Me 1st – Behavior-Based Safety Strategies
2:00 pm    What’s the HAZ? – Understanding Haz Com / Haz Mat / Hazwoper / Haz What?
3:00 pm    Tomato/Tahmahtoh Safety – Alternative perspectives to recognizing hazards
4:00 pm    Let’s hear from an OSHA inspector – Bring your questions!
5:00 pm    NHLA-hosted dinner, with transportation to hotel following

Day 2:  Wednesday

7:30 am     Pick-up at hotel for transportation to NHLA
8:00 am     Interactive tour of NHLA member site: Koppers Performance Chemicals
12 noon     NHLA-hosted lunch at NHLA
1:30 pm     Debrief of the site visit
3:30 pm     A Twist on the Basics – Emergency Action/First Aid / CPR / Bloodborne Pathogens
4:30 pm     Introduction to Learning Safety Lingo – Why all the acronyms?
5:00 pm     NHLA-hosted dinner, with transportation to hotel following

Day 3:  Thursday

7:30 am     Pick-up at hotel for transportation to NHLA
8:00 am     Hack My Workplace – Advice from an Experienced Professional and Tech Geek
9:00 am     OSHA’s Top-10 List of 2023
10:00 am   The Building Blocks of Safety Compliance – Why didn’t we start here?
11:00 am   Recap, Questions, and Conclusion – What to do when OSHA comes
12 noon     NHLA-hosted lunch at NHLA
12:30 pm   Giving yourself a new S.A.F.E.T.Y grade – Re-examine your OSHA knowledge
2:00 pm     Adjourn and transportation to hotel

Ready to increase your safety grade? Register today!

If you have any questions, please reach out to Monica Meyer.

Monica Meyer
Senior Health & Safety Specialist
e. monica.meyer@ehs-support.com
p. (724) 762-7951



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