Conference on Worker Safety, Human Resources and the Environment

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Opening General Session
Glenn Ray, Ph.D.

Worker Safety Track

OSHA and Regulatory Update (Worker Safety and Human Resources Joint Session)
Pat Tyson, Partner, Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP

Hazcom/GHS
Jill Kozrowski, EHS Manager, Land O'Frost, Inc.

Safe Work Permit Programs
Dan McCausland, Senior Director, Worker Safety and Human Resources, American Meat Institute

Plant Security and Food Defence (Worker Safety and Human Resources Joint Session)
Kelly Hamilton, Agriculture Biosecurity Director, New Mexico Department of Agriculture

Active Shooter Preparedness (Worker Safety and Human Resources Joint Session)
Jonathan C. Tucker, Special Agent Bomb Technician, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Contractor Safety: Limiting Your Liability
Katie Hill, Account Representative, ISN
Thomas Krones, HSE Specialist, ISN

Scott Bellack, Risk Consultant, Marsh

Human Resources Track

OSHA and Regulatory Update (Worker Safety and Human Resources Joint Session)
Pat Tyson, Partner, Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP

Affordable Healthcare Act Update
Jim Harding, HR Manager, Indiana Packers Corporation

Health Clinic Programs
Doree Dunfee, Regional Administrator/Market Coordinator, Unity Healthcare
James Hardison, Vice President of Human Resources, Indiana Packers Corporation


Plant Security and Food Defence (Worker Safety and Human Resources Joint Session)
Kelly Hamilton, Agriculture Biosecurity Director, New Mexico Department of Agriculture

Active Shooter Preparedness (Worker Safety and Human Resources Joint Session)
Jonathan C. Tucker, Special Agent Bomb Technician, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Media Training for HR, Safety and Environmental Professionals (Human Resources and Environment Joint Session)
Eric Mittenthal, Vice President, Public Affairs, American Meat Institute

Environmental Track

AMI Environmental Committee Update
Kim Dirks, Senior Director EHS Services, Tyson Foods, Inc.

Environmental Legislative Update
Dale Nellor, Senior Vice President, Legislative Affairs, American Meat Institute

Wastewater Design & Best Practices
Brian Mulinix, Project Manager, HDR Engineering, Inc.

Water Conservation Success Stories
Bill Gill, Assistant Vice President, Smithfield Foods, Inc.

Environmental Achievement Award Success Stories: Environmental Technology & Resource Conservation
LEED Gold Design of Office Addition
Tom Raymond, Director of Environmental Sustainability, Hormel Foods Corporation
Arlen Schamber, Hormel Foods Corporation

Water Reduction Strategies at Burke Corporation
Tom Raymond, Director of Environmental Sustainability, Hormel Foods Corporation

Environmental Achievement Award Success Stories: Resource Conservation & Environmental Outreach
Waste Heat to Heat Water
Jared Smith, Environmental Coordinator, Maple Leaf Foods
Packaging Minimization
Mike Keith, Environmental Coordinator, Farmland Foods, Inc.
Water Education at Area Schools
Kinesha Allen, Environmental Technician, Smithfield Packing Company

Water Quality Standards
Greg Sindt, Engineer, Bolton & Menk

Green House Gases: Regulations, Reporting and the Tailoring Rule
Paul Gomes, Environmental/Regulatory Compliance Engineer, Indiana Packers Corporation
Eric Lassalle, Director of Energy Initiatives, Smithfield Foods, Inc.
Download the EPA GHG Reporting Rule Calculator

Hydrogen Sulfide
Kim Dirks, Senior Director EHS Services, Tyson Foods, Inc.
Eric Lassalle, Director of Energy Initiatives, Smithfield Foods, Inc.


Media Training for HR, Safety and Environmental Professionals (Human Resources and Environment Joint Session)
Eric Mittenthal, Vice President, Public Affairs, American Meat Institute

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Worker Safety Track

OSHA National Emphasis Program: PSM
Rodney L. Smith, member, Sherman & Howard, LLC

Industrial Hygiene for Meat Plant Operators
Dale Sabers, Director, Risk Management Services, Cottingham & Butler, Inc.

Fire Safety
Jason Ziph, Fire Inspector, St. Joseph Fire Department

Human Resources Track

Employee Retention Trends: An Industry Perspective
John Emmett, Branch Manager, ManpowerGroup

AED Programs
Bob Christiansen, Corporate Manager Safety & Security, Hormel Foods Corporation
Rick Rooney, Business Development Manager, AHA HeartQuarters Training

Succession Planning
Scott Habermehl, Director of Human Resources, Boar's Head Provisions Co., Inc.

Environmental Track

Waste Minimization and Shared Savings Programs
Carter Hanson, John Morrell Food Group

Environmental Achievement Award Success Stories
Medical Facility at Indiana Packers
Jim Harding, HR Manager, Indiana Packers Corporation

Building Successful Sustainability Programs
Bill Gill, Assistant Vice President, Smithfield Foods, Inc.

Environmental Training Requirements
Coulter Wood, Environmental Engineer, Hormel Foods Corporation

Closing General Session
Dale Nellor, Senior Vice President, Legislative Affairs, American Meat Institute