The Safety Conference You Cannot Afford To Miss!

Friday, November 18

Embassy Suites Hotel - Charlotte

7:30 AM Safety Pavilion Tent
Information about the following:

  • 7:30 AM - Accolades
  • 9:00 AM - Noon - NC Zoo Animal Ambassadors
  • 10:00 AM - Exhibitor cards due to tent

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM - Grand Ballroom
"Workplace Violence - Part 2 - If the Worst Happens..."
In this session the student will gain skills, training, and recommendations on how to deal with an ongoing, active violent situation in the workplace. The situations that will be covered are active shooters and violent attackers in the workplace. This session will cover how to interact with law enforcement during such an event and recommendations for preplanning for such an event. Some of the topics covered will be Shelter in place Vs. Evacuation ; Lockdown plans ; Government agencies at risk and the importance of hands on training.
Presenter: Detective Lieutenant Shawn K. Harris, CFI
Wayne County Sheriff's Office

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM - Tryon/Woodlawn Rooms
"Introduction to Adult Learning"
This session will provide an introduction and overview of adult learning. At the end of this session attendees will be able to explain the roles of a trainer, have an understanding of Malcolm Knowles adult learning principles, and be able to use basic techniques in managing difficult participants.
Presenter: Marcy Collyer, Training Supervisor
NC Department of Labor, OSH Division, ETTA Bureau

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Yorkmont Room
"Eliminating the Safety Incentive Controversy"
This session will show you the difference between traditional (lagging indicator) and non-traditional (proactive leading director) safety incentive programs with an in-dept overview of what is required to make a safety incentive program OSHA compliant and successful with employee engagement.
Presenter: Carrie Greene, Marketing Director
Incentive Management Group

10:15 AM - 11:45 AM - Tryon/Woodlawn Room
"Attention Training: Mindfulness Techniques to Achieve Situational Awareness"
A lack of situational awareness contributes to many workplace incidents. Companies like Google, Aetna, General Mills and even the military, public schools, and police departments have discovered the positive impact that mindfulness practices can have in the workplace. Learn how these simple techniques can enhance your safety and wellness programs.
Presenter: Meredith Kaiser - ARM-P with Municipal Association of South Carolina

10:15 AM - 11:45 AM - Yorkmont Room
"Total Cost of Accidents"
A number of individuals purchase insurance thinking it will cover all the costs associated with an accident or loss in an organization. The presentation will help you understand the total financial, social, and human costs of accidents; beyond what your insurance carrier will pay for when an accident or injury occurs.
Presenter: Dan Warnock, CSP CFPS ALCM
Risk Control Manager - Senn Dunn Insurance, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Captain's Feast - Buffet Luncheon

20th Anniversary Presentation of MESH Coins
with NC Labor Commissioner, Cherie K. Berry

Grand Prize Drawing for $1000

2nd Prize - 2 Night Stay at Ocean Isle Water Front Hotel

3rd Prize - 2017 Safety Congress registration with 2 night stay at Embassy Suites Hotel

Must be present to win and turn in initialed exhibitor card to Safety Pavilion by Friday, 10:00 AM!

Embassy Suites Hotel

4800 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28217
November 17-18, 2016

Book Your Room At
(704) 527-8400

MESH Coin 20th Anniversary

NC Commissioner of Labor - Cherie K. Berry

Friday's luncheon Special Guest
Cherie K. Berry
NC Commissioner of Labor
MESH Graduates - Receive Your Coin at our Finale Luncheon!

Attendee Price:
$295 Member
$395 Non-Member
Call (919) 719-9812

Thank You 2016 Sponsors!

Call Chip McDonald at
(704) 644-4218

Atlantic Telephone Membership Corporation - 2016 Safety Congress Sponsor

Builders Mutual - 2016 Safety Congress Sponsor

Cascades Tissue Group - 2016 Congress Sponsor

Direct ChassisLink Inc.Sponsor

Direct ChassisLink Inc. - 2016 Congress Bag Sponsor

Environmental Drying Services - 2016 Congress Sponsor

Flatiron Construction Corporation/SE Division - 2016 Congress Sponsor