NC Summit On Safety Leadership

North Carolina Zoo - W. David Stedman Educational Center - Asheboro, NC

February 28 - March 3, 2017

$395 MESH Graduates     $495 Member    $695 Non-Member

The Summit on Safety Leadership is a conference on the essentials of creating a lasting culture of safety in any organization.  Expert presenters will share practical and proven guidance, techniques, case studies, and experiences to assist attendees in moving their organization on the Journey to Safety Excellence.  In short, the Summit will provide the attendees with both information and inspiration to keep their employees safe. Safety and environmental managers, Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) graduates, and any employees involved in safety in their workplaces will benefit from attending the Summit.  Plus, the Summit will cover topics that will be of use to general industry, construction, public sector and non-profit employees. Questions? Call (704) 644-4220 or (919) 719-9818.

2017 Registration Form

2017 Presenters

Wayne Punch

Wayne Punch, Director Emeritus,
Milliken Safety Way

Wayne's current responsibility is working with Milliken Safety Solutions Business. He also serves as a board member for the South Carolina Chapter of the National Safety Council, SC Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA), member of Georgia Textile Manufacturers Association (GTMA), member of NC Textile Manufacturers Association (NCTMA), member of Spartanburg Development Association (SDA), and is a member of the South Carolina Counter Terrorism Task Group, representing Business/Industry in upstate.
Session: "Establishing Safety As A Core Value"
Wednesday, March 1, 9:30AM - 10:30AM

Deborah Hersman, President and CEO, National Safety Council

Deborah Hersman, President and CEO,
National Safety Council

Deborah Hersman is president and Chief Executive officer of the National Safety Council. Prior to joining the National Safety Council, Ms. Hersman served as chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board. Ms. Hersman focused attention and actions on distracted driving, child passenger safety and helping victims and their families. Ms. Hersman holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science and international studies from Virginia Tech, and a Master's of Science Degree in conflict analysis and resolution from George Mason University.
Session: Extraordinary Leadership", Friday, March 3, 2017

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

"Establishing Safety As A Core Value", Wayne Punch, President and CEO, WPUNCH LLC

The Safety Journey as a Core Value requires changing Leadership’s Roles and Responsibilities and Accountability. The journey to ZERO will require the commitment, support and involvement of leadership/management/employees in all levels of the organizational structure. This presentation will describe how to change the culture in a company and/or site through involving, empowering and engaging the associates/employees/workers in order for them to own something that is personal to them. Leadership establishes safety as the core value, management provides the tools and the employees drive the process/system.