Wednesday, April 22, 2020

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**Priced per session**

**Lunch is included with all Wednesday session registrations**


7:30 am - Registration opens


8:00 am - 12:00 noon (4 hour sessions)

  • AM-A: Essentials of Healthy Work Design: A Total Worker Health Approach to Worker Wellbeing
    Diane S. Rohlman, PhD -  Professor, Occupational and Environmental Health & Director of the Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest - University of Iowa - Iowa City, IA
    Laura Keniston - Outreach Coordinator - University of Iowa - Iowa City, IA
    Cost:  Member- $200 | Non-member - $350 
    Companies struggle to address the safety and health consequences of an increasingly stressed, obese and older workforce. In this interactive workshop, learn how work organization and environment can promote employee wellbeing and discover how to evaluate current needs and initiatives.

  • AM-B: Competent Person Fall Equipment Inspector Training
    Chris Dickey - Business Development Manager - Process Marketing Group - Urbandale, IA
    Cost: Member - $200 | Non-member - $350
    Competent Equipment Inspector Training course is designed for those individuals who will be responsible for inspection and documentation of all Fall Protection equipment on either a jobsite, department, or organization, whether Construction (OSHA 1926), General Industry (OSHA 1910), Maritime (OSHA 1915, 18) or other regulations. This training is useful for environments that have repair centers or "tool rooms" that issue the equipment to projects or personnel, or the Competent Person looking to fine tune their inspection knowledge and techniques.
    This course meets the Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training (ANSI Z490.1), and the requirements of ANSI Z359 and ANSI A10.32.
    Participants will receive a Competent Equipment Inspector wall certificate and photo wallet card and individual Fall Protection Equipment Inspector workbook. 

  • AM-C: Surviving the Violence
    Dutch Geisinger - Executive Director - Safeguard Iowa Partnership - Pleasant Hill, IA
    Cost: Member - $200 | Non-member - $350 
    This is an active shooter tabletop exercise that will provide attendees to discuss their planning efforts and review preparedness for this type of disaster situation. This will provide participants to learn from each other, as well as subject matter experts, about considerations that may improve their preparedness posture.

8:00 am - 5:00 pm (8 hour sessions)

  • 8HR-A: Fundamentals of Rigging
    Jim Wojcikiewicz - District Sales Manager & Trainer - The Crosby Group - Rockport, IL
    Cost: Member - $350 | Non-member - $650 
    This course discusses the fundamentals of rigging. It is designed for individuals rigging and handling loads in construction, manufacturing, utilities, and various environments that must adhere to the OSHA regulations. The ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) and Crosby recommendations are heavily addressed as well. The main topics discussed will include risk management and the basic rigging plan, basic rigging principles when using wire rope, chain and synthetic slings in conjunction with Crosby hardware, rigging triangle considerations, rigging hardware and sling application.

12:00 - 1:00 pm - Lunch (included for all Wednesday attendees)


1:00 - 5:00 pm (4 hour sessions)

  • PM-A: Functional Ergonomics: The Basics and Beyond

    Scott Ege, PT, MS - President - Ege WorkSmart Solutions PC - Rockton, IL
    Mindy Oxenford, PT, DPT - Director of Outpatient Services - Millennium Therapy/E3 Millennium Therapy - Des Moines, IA
    Cost: Member - $200 | Non-member - $350 
    Learn basic principles of ergonomics and gain an understanding of ergonomic issues that affect the workplace. Topics includes risk factors that contribute to MSDs, general ergonomic principles, design guidelines, and application. Be prepared for an interactive discussion using an experiential learning style!

  • PM-B: NFPA 70E Electrical Safety Training

    Jason Wolf - Safety Training Manager - The ESCO Group - Marion, IA
    Cost: Member - $280 | Non-member - $430 
    This class will cover the details of NFPA 70E - 2018 Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. This class is appropriate for those with responsibility for installation or maintenance of electrical systems, and others with responsibility for electrical safety.

  • PM-C: Understanding Human Error Reduction
    Ron Pryor, CSP - Senior Consultant - Fisher Improvement Technologies, Inc. - Lodi, WI
    Cost: Member - $200 | Non-member - $350 
    Gain an understanding of the fundamental science of why and how people make errors, as well as techniques and tools for reducing the probability for errors and their resultant outcomes.


Session selection required at time of registration.  CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED.


Combo Discount: Register one 4-hour AM and one 4-hour PM session and save $50.
Select "Combo (AM & PM)" during registration. 

(This discount is only valid for the same person attending both sessions and registration for both classes must be done at the same time.  Discounted registration can not be split between 2 people.)