Wednesday – May 26

You will be able to join the sessions up to 10 minutes before listed start times.

11:00 AM EDT   

Introduction and Welcome
Troy Nix, ARPM Executive Director

The Safety Training Ninja
Regina, McMichael, The Learning Company

The 2021 EHS Summit will kick off with a welcome from ARPM’s Executive Director, Troy Nix. We will then transition directly to our first speaker.

Dang, it is hard to be a top-notch safety pro and still find time to deliver great training. Tired of compliance-based lectures, and begging people to come and pay attention? Well stop working so hard and work smarter, be like the Safety Training Ninja© who uses the tools like a master and slices through training challenges. By the end of this program, attendees will be able to develop learning objectives that not only meet your company’s safety needs but that you can prove you achieved; create compliance training that is actually interesting; and explain five ways to make training easier and more exciting.

Click below for the zoom link. Call-in number is 3017158592

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12:45 PM EDT

Peer Networking

This session is back by popular demand! Growing peer-to-peer networks is a primary component EHS Summit. Attendees will have the chance to interact with peer groups during this session on topics that are unique to their job functions in their specific groups. Driven by past attendee feedback, these focused sessions have been highly requested and are expected to be one of the biggest hits of this year’s event. They are a perfect way for professionals to find new ideas, expand their professional networks, and explore new methods of improvement.

Understanding your Environmental Responsibilities
Salvatore Caccavale

This session is designed for the professional who has assumed environmental responsibilities in their organization or just want to learn about the federal environmental regulations such as the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and the Comprehensive Emergency Response and Compensation Liability Act. Attendees will gain an understanding of the basic requirements of each regulation and how they apply in the industry.

Click below for the Zoom Link. Call-in number is 3126266799

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From the Legal Perspective: PPE and Vaccinations in the Workplace
Nelva Smith and Bill Wahoff, Steptoe-Johnson

COVID-19 has ushered in a whole host of different issues and circumstances for today’s employer. From the consideration of what Personal Protective Equipment is required by OSHA in the workplace for COVID-19 and what are employers’ obligations under the OSHA standards with regard to specific Personal Protective Equipment. This session will help employers navigate and understand the different guidance OSHA has issued over the past year. In addition, the availability of vaccinations has become more widespread, what do employers need to consider for employees that are vaccinated and those that choose not to be vaccinated.

Click below for the Zoom Link. Call-in info is 646-558-8656

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2:40 PM EDT

Mill Safety Panel
Jason Bockmueller, Randy Cooke, & Greg Vassmer

Mills have and continue to present a serious danger in the rubber and plastics industry. Fortunately, through changes in work practices, safety engineering controls – such as pressure-sensitive body bars and worker training, the incidents of mill nip point accidents have decreased greatly. During this presentation, we will review the ARPM Mill Safety Video. This informative video, produced by the Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers (ARPM) addresses the basics of a mill, mill safety at the point of operation in plants, best practices in mill rescue preparation, various sized mills and auxiliary equipment, mill safety equipment, mill reversal, post-accident actions, safety teams and examples of mill safety drills. The video will be followed by a panel discussion of best practices currently being implemented in the industry.

Click below for the zoom link. Call-in information is 3017158592

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Safeguarding for Modern Manufacturing
Larry Keller & Ron Gulbransen, Milacron

To some, safety among plastics processing is a scary concept that invokes confusion and division among manufacturers. For Milacron, machine and auxiliary guarding is a large task to audit, especially among small to medium sized manufacturers. Join us for an exclusive webinar to discuss the journey and best practices derived from industry standards on machine and equipment guarding to enhance the safety for operators, change over teams, and other plant floor personnel. During this session, you will discover: an understanding of common practices concerning guarding solutions for injection molding operations, automation or applicable stand-alone auxiliary equipment; identify the purpose of machine safeguarding device requirements, factors that influence safeguarding methods, and the methods used to protect you from mechanical hazards; and recognize your responsibilities to utilize machine safeguards properly based on industry standards and best practices.

Click below for the Zoom Link. Call-in information is 3126266799. Access Code 952 4231 3687

3:40 PM EDT

How to Establish an Emergency Action Plan
Scott Lowry, StrataSite

The creation of an effective Emergency Action Plan is critical to the safety and security of everyone. During this presentation, we will discuss considerations with creating or evaluating existing Emergency Action Plans from an All-Hazards approach that go beyond those mandated by OSHA. We will discuss common shortcomings along with taking what you have within the plan and implementing it in the real world. Participants will leave with a better understanding on How to create effective plans, ensure that all employees know how to implement the plan, and how to establish relationships with local emergency services.

Click below for the Zoom link. Call-in number is 6465588656

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4:40 PM EDT

Open Networking

We know everyone enjoys being able to continue to network at the end of the day – so this optional session will be a time to jump on and continue to build your network with other safety professionals. We know it’s not the same as heading to happy hour, but we hope this will hold you over until we can all be in person again!

Click below for the Zoom link. Call-in information 301-715-8592 Access 92982748182

All sessions will be available to view at any time in the event library after the event concludes.