2024 Oklahoma Safety and Health Conference & Exposition
The Oklahoma Safety Council is proud to offer our annual 2-day conference offering dozens of educational sessions, 70+ exhibitors, and pre-conference workshops.
July 24 - 26, 2024  ·  Norman Embassy Suites

In our 78th year as the champions of safety and health, the Oklahoma Safety Council is proud to offer our annual 2-day conference offering dozes of educational sessions, 70+ exhibitors, and pre-conference workshops to provide guidance on, or reinforce, what you are doing to protect yourself, your coworkers, and your employees. 

Wednesday, July 24
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The 2024 OHSC Golf Tournament is back at the Westwood Golf Course.
Everyone's favorite communications professional, Donna Rynda, helps us kick off the pre-conference development course day with a special program on "How to Motivate Performance & Promote Productivity." This is Donna's most popular course!
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Veriforce’s Frontline Safety Leadership is an 8-hour training course designed to help new and existing field supervisors, foremen, and superintendents understand their worksite responsibilities regarding workers’ health and safety.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The NCCER Basic Safety Course is designed to provide all trainees with an awareness of hazards they may encounter on the job site. Attendees will earn the NCCER CSSO (Construction Site Safety Orientation) certification.
Thursday, July 25
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Deluxe Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
“Step Right Up! to the Safest Show on Earth!” Fun ways to inspire your employees to rally around safety.
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
10:45 AM - 11:35 AM
10:45 AM - 11:35 AM
Choosing the best confined space entry instrument used to be easy, but that is no longer the case...
Kayla Rath was nine years old when a decision her dad made at work nearly cost him his life. She walks the audience through what it is like for a child when an unsafe decision causes a parent to not come home.
Struck-by and Caught On, In or Between incidents are among OSHA's Focus Four and lead to a significant number of serious injury incidents and fatalities.
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM
Safety leaders often face unique challenges when transitioning from technical expertise to leadership roles.
Establishing a trusted, real-time reporting system is an absolute necessity for any organization seeking a high performing safety program.
This session will cover some of the most recent tragedies and near misses involving excavation around the state and country.
Drug Testing Strategies and Technology developed to create a safer workplace.
1:45 PM - 2:35 PM
1:45 PM - 2:35 PM
OSHA regulatory update with current Oklahoma inspection statistics and an overview of the proposed Heat Standard.
This presentation will walk attendees through Chesapeake Energy's journey in implementing their Serious Incidents and Fatalities (SIF) prevention program.
Safety designations play an important role in demonstrating capable education, experiential, and practice standards for Safety and Health Professionals. Growing your career with these safety designations will benefit your career and professional life.
Micro-credentials play a significant role in training, resume building, and hiring. However, understanding their value or reliability can be challenging.
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
Enjoy chips and dips galore in the Expo hall!
2:45 PM - 3:35 PM
2:45 PM - 3:35 PM
This presentation is about the human trafficking epidemic in our nation and how it has infiltrated so many industries. Oklahoma used to be a crossroads for such activity, however, we are now a stopping ground.
According to the Ethics Resource Center in Washington D.C., companies that are dedicated to doing the right thing have a written commitment to social responsibility -- and they act on it consistently!
3:45 PM - 4:35 PM
3:45 PM - 4:35 PM
We will discuss hazard reporting/remediation, employee led safety teams, how-to win hearts/minds and utilizing results from a safety culture survey - based on experiences from Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline's journey over the last 6 years.
Life doesn’t come with an instruction manual. Everyone faces challenges and difficulties in their individual journeys. Safety Professionals have been at the forefront of one of the greatest challenges of our time.
This class will offer strategies to become a better instructor including designs and methods of engagement to provide a more enjoyable learning experience.
In this session we’ll discuss the overall process, and what tools you may need to us to conduct or participate in an ergonomics assessment.
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Live auction, food and other beverages available!
Friday, July 26
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Eye-opener Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
By looking at 3 major learning objectives, those involved in this presentation will receive help getting programs started, energize existing ones, and recognize safety successes.
The workshop will demonstrate how improved engagement with employees will increase the effectiveness of EHS Training. We will also review our 2023 EHS Week and have onsite hands-on demonstrations and prize giveaways.
Employers must understand the demographics of the workforce and the impact on accident type, training practices, recovery time for injured workers even operational layout.
The class will cover the topics of distracted, impaired and drowsy driving and how these affect employees driving company vehicles.
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
This session teaches participants about the costs of ineffective, and the benefits of effective safety leadership.
This informative and lively panel discussion will illustrate methodologies to ensure internship success.
This presentation will focus on the importance of Pre-job briefings (PJB's) discussing both the what and the why behind PJB's, and how important the PBJ process is to the identification of task, hazards and controls.
This session will identify policies and procedures to reduce and/or eliminate hazards in warehousing and distribution environments.
This session features common assessment tools and tips for their use including the opportunity to physically interact with the tools of the ergonomics trade.
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
10:45 AM - 11:35 AM
10:45 AM - 11:35 AM
This program will cover distracted drivers, OSHA/NHTSA regulations proper emergency warning triangle placement and vehicle emergency stop protocols.
The presentation will cover the basics of silica exposure, the health consequences thereof, introduce best practices in assessing silica exposures and cover real-world exposure evaluations that have been conducted in the workplace.
This session will define and recognize confined spaces, tools to identify and understand the unique risks posed by confined spaces, and how to determine the “worst-case scenario” for effective risk mitigation.
Worker behaviors on the job are creating poor ergonomic situations that result in soft tissue injuries and long-term Workman Comp costs.
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Door prizes and cash prizes!
10:45 PM - 11:35 PM
10:45 PM - 11:35 PM
Embark on a journey through the evolving landscape of Artificial Intelligence (AI) chatbots, where computer software, hardware, and memory capacity converge to propel Large Language Models (LLMs) into geometric improvement.
Safety Expert (Speaker, Trainer, Coach and Author)
Make Safety Fun, LLC
The World’s Leading Expert on Making Safety Fun
Insurance and Loss Control Advisor
Sergeant, Traffic Safety Educator
OCSO/ Oklahoma Highway Safety Office
Expert, Health and Safety Advisor
OGE Energy Corp
Environmental Manager
Holt Cat
Director of Risk Management
Make It Matter
Sr. Safety Manager
Manhattan Construction
Motivational Safety Speaker
Safety Difference
Safety and Loss Prevention Consultant
CompSource Mutual
Professor and Department Chair
University of Central Oklahoma
Instructor / Program Coordinator, Organizational Leadership
University of Central Oklahoma
Industrial Hygienist
Phillips 66
GfG Instrumentation
OSHA Safety Consultant
Oklahoma Department of Labor
Senior Account Executive & Solutions Consultant
Vice President - Health, Safety, Environment and Regulatory
Chesapeake Energy
Assistant Area Director
U.S. DOL-OSHA (Oklahoma Area Office)
Owner of Gray Bear Life L.L.C.
D Frusher
Program Coordinator
OSU Fire Service Training
Interim Director, Learning Innovation
University of Central Oklahoma
Pertium Group
Owner / Director / CEO / Administrator / AAO / Solicitor
Community Preparedness & Public Outreach Coordinator
OK Homeland Security
Executive Director
Oklahoma Safety Council
Manager of Safety Services
OG&E Energy Corporation
Safety Representative
Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline
Safety Manager
Georg Fischer Central Plastics
Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline
Staff Safety Representative, Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline
Health, Safety, and Environmental Systems and Facilities Manager
CSP Director | Risk Services
Midlands - A Safety National Company
North Carolina State University
Owner and Director of Marketing
Singularis Workplace Solutions
Associate Professor of Professional Practice
Oklahoma State University
EHS Manager
Georg Fischer Central Plastics
Director of Occupational Safety & Health
Manhattan Construction
Director of Safety Sales
DXP Enterprises, Inc.
Area Director
U.S. Dept. of Labor/OSHA

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PMG Safety

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American Society of Safety Professionals

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The Master Lock Company

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RKI Instruments, Inc.

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S2 Strategic Services

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Conservative Care Occupational Health

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LX Studio

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Oklahoma Department of Labor

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Xpress Wellness Urgent Care

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Dakota Software

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ZOLL Medical Corporation

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Gas Clip Technologies

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SKC is the most trusted brand in OEHS sampling solutions for air, noise, surface/dermal, and heat. SKC science and expertise provide best-in-class instruments, media, and technical and customer support.


Board of Certified Safety Professionals

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Select Physical Therapy

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Williams Business Strategies of Oklahoma

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Rose Rock Environmental Services

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UniFirst First Aid + Safety

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Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline

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CompSource Mutual Insurance Company

Oklahoma’s premier workers’ compensation provider for 85+ years


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Majestic Glove

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Westex: A Milliken Brand

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Southeastern Oklahoma State University - Bachelor or Masters in Occupational Safety and Health

Impact Branding Unlimited

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Valir HealthForce

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The Integral Group

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