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, President and CEO, WPUNCH LLC
Wayne holds a B.S. in Chemistry and Physics with Lenoir Rhyne and a M.S. in Organic Photochemistry with UNC, Chapel Hill. He has also served as a board member for the South Carolina Chapter of the National Safety Council and is a member of the South Carolina Counter Terrorism Task Group, representing Business/Industry in upstate. He is currently working with Milliken Safety Solutions Business.

Susan Q. Tolbert
Susan holds a M.S. in Safety Management with Columbia Southern University and is working on her Doctorate in Adult Education, with a concentration in Online Learning. Susan is currently employed as the Safety, Health, and Risk Manager for the City of Concord. She has over 20 years experience in occupational health and has worked in manufacturing, construction, hospital, and educational institutions.

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.