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IndustrySafe's Guide to the 2017 National Safety Council Congress & Expo

Posted by admin on September 11, 2017

Are you ready for the National Safety Council Congress and Expo? From Sept. 23 to 29, it's time once again to learn about the latest trends in health, safety and environment (HSE), network with 15,000 HSE professionals and check out exciting interactive booths - not to mention pick up some sweet safety swag. For a conference centered around safety, it looks to be a dangerously good time.

IndustrySafe has you covered with a list of hot topics and our picks for can't-miss technical sessions.

Biggest HSE trends of 2017

Apart from the main theme of "Race to Zero," two other major trends will also take center stage at this year's NSC Expo:

Adapting traditional workplace safety strategies for the 21st century

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, recent years have seen admirable decreases in workplace fatalities, injuries and illnesses for businesses of all sizes. But for industries to adapt to innovative technologies and widening intergenerational workforce dynamics, leaders must re-examine and restructure their safety programs for this new era of enterprise.

The latest regulatory changes (and how to comply with them)

When are shifting OSHA compliance standards not on the agenda at an NSC Expo? Another year, another batch of regulatory challenges for HSE professionals to face.

Exhibitors and presenters will dig into the details on issues, including OSHA's controversial final rule requiring the electronic submission of recordkeeping data.

In addition to helping safety professionals comply with new regulations, many sessions at the show will also provide tips on how to strategically manage safety performance, as well as related labor and employment law risks, under a changing OSHA and new presidential administration.

3 essential educational opportunities at NSC Expo

Mark your calendar for these must-see events:

1. OSHA Current Activities Update - Monday, Sept. 25 at 3:30 p.m.
Senior OSHA officials will present on the latest areas of enforcement, standards, programs and protections. Don't miss this chance to get an update on OSHA's new and ongoing activities.

2. The Future of Workplace Safety - Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 8:00 a.m.
How will workplace safety management evolve over the next decade? Attend this occupational keynote address to find out.

3. OSHA's E-recordkeeping and Anti-retaliation Rule: Key Tips on Building Effective Programs - Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 1:30 p.m.
Come see how the OSHA's final rule on electronic recordkeeping impacts discrimination against injured workers, injury reporting and safety incentive programs.

Additional recommendations

Be sure to stop by booth #6563 and chat with the IndustrySafe team about this year's HSE trends and our top-notch safety management software.

We'd love to learn more about your safety needs and to explore ways in which IndustrySafe can help you meet them.

We'll see you there!

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