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Chicagoland 2018 Safety, Health and Environmental Conference

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Do you know what you don’t about OSHA, EPA, and DOT? Do you know what issues
EHS professionals are facing across the country? Are you looking for ways to improve
your training programs? Are you looking for ways to get more bang for your training
buck? Are you looking for ways to improve your own professional knowledge and
skills? Get the answers you need and join your colleagues attending the Chicagoland
Safety Health & Environmental Conference www.chisafetyconf.org being held
September 18-21, 2017 at the Naperville campus of Northern Illinois University. This
once a year conference is the premier training conference where business leaders,
business owners, corporate trainers, plant managers, safety coordinators, safety team
members, city employees, environmental, health and safety professionals from a variety
of companies and industries from across the country come to learn how to protect their
businesses and improve their skills. Visit the conference website
www.chisafety.conf.org now to review the professional training sessions offered during
the 2016 conference. In June, a complete list of topics being offered this year will be
posted on the conference website. Registration will begin in June with Early Bird pricing
available at that time.

Each year the conference includes training sessions related to General Safety,
Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Management, Professional Development and OSHA
Compliance. The 2016 conference was attended by more than 400 speakers, vendors
and EHS professionals. Training sessions were 1.5 hour, half day or day long.  The
conference offered 79 professional training sessions and drew almost 1,800 session
attendees.  The average class size was 21 people.  On Wednesday, a day long
Business EXPO showcased the latest products and services from companies across
the US. The Thursday Keynote Address speaker was Dr. Wes Scott, Director of
Consulting and Training Services for the National Safety Council.


Topics for the 2017 conference are being finalized now and will include Active Shooter,
Clean Air Act Basics and Updates, RCRA Annual Refresher Training, Machine Safety,
Confined Space, OSHA 10 Hour in General Industry, Safety-Your Profession-Your
Brand, OSHA Recordkeeping Rule Seminar, Four Strategies for Those Who Manage,
Environmental 101, It’s not just Blood anymore-Infectious Diseases and OSHA, Training
Techniques, Arc Flash, Attack in the Heartland, Fall Protection, Industrial Storm Water
Compliance, Ergonomics, Employment Testing, Safety Impact on Insurance, Building
Safety Commitment, OSHA Update, IH Update and many more.

 

The Chicagoland Safety Health and Environmental Conference is the place to go for
training and is always well attended. In 2016, people from 17 states attended the
conference and included those who work in Asphalt, Attorneys, Chemical, Colleges and
University Professors, CPA’s, Construction, Consultants, Food, Environmental,
Government (County, Federal and Municipalities), Health, Hospitals, HR, Insurance,
Investigative Services, Manufacturing, Material Handling, Metals, Oil Pipeline, R&D,
Staffing Agencies, Telecom, Trainers, Unions, and Utilities.

Attendee job titles included: President, Partner, Vice President, Plant Manager, Global
EHS Director, Director Risk Services, Senior Safety Specialist, Director of IH Services,
Regional Manager, EHS Specialist, Trainer-Instructor, Account Representative, Safety
Manager, Safety Team, Lab Technician, Consulting Scientist, Safety Coordinator,
Safety Engineer, HR, Health Physics Technician, Technical Specialist, Supervisor,
Director of Consulting and Training Services.

A partial list of companies who sent representatives to the 2016 conference include
National Safety Council, National Safety Education Center, Uline, Construction Safety
Council, Aires Consulting, Amazon, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Argonne
National Laboratory, Argus-Hazco, AT & T, BASF, BP Lubricants USA, Brncich
Environmental Consulting, Bulk Equipment Corporation, Bureau Veritas North America,
Caterpillar, Clarke, Colbert Packaging, ConAgra Foods, ComEd, Nicor, Consulting
Audiological Associated, Inc., Custom Safety Services, LLC, Klein Tools, ExonMobil,
Farmers Insurance, Federal Mogul, Fermi Lab, Gallagher Bassett, Gallagher Asphalt,
Gensuite, Grainger, Illinois Hospital Association, Hastings Air-Energy Control Inc.,
Heritage Environmental, Hygieneering, Illinois Fire Safety Company, Integrity Security
Consulting & Investigations, Naperville Police, Peacock Foods, PepsiCo, Pepper
Construction, Pioneer Industries International, Plano Synergy, Raeco, Raceo Rents,
Ramboll Environmental, Rowell Chemical Corp. Sage Products, SC Johnson,
Sedgwick, State Farm, Titan Electric, Underwriters Laboratory, Weiland Metals, Inc.,
Western Utility Contractors, and Wisconsin Occupational Health Lab.

The conference is supported and promoted by State, County and City business
organizations, manufacturing associations, and Chambers of Commerce. The Daily
Herald Business Ledger, Reflejos and Industrial Hygiene News are media sponsors for
the conference.

Join your colleagues and other business leaders. Make plans now to attend the
Chicagoland Safety Health and Environmental Conference September 18-21, 2017.
Visit the conference website www.chisafetyconf.org on a regular basis for updates and
to register.

The conference week concludes with the Chicagoland EHS Golf Outing on Friday
September 22, 2017 at the Village Greens Golf Course in Woodridge. This is a great
fun event for golfers and non-golfers alike. Lots of prizes and everyone receives a

coupon for a future free round of golf. Just click on the link to the annual golf outing that
is on of the conference website.
For more information about either event, contact Ken Orms, at korms@att.net

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