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2020 OSHA & Workplace Safety Roundtable

2020 OSHA & Workplace Safety Roundtable

Virtual Event
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 | 8 am to 1:30 pm

Member Price: $150 | Non-Member Price: $200

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Description

Safety professionals statewide will gain access to the latest workplace safety and health training resources and guidance at the PA Chamber’s virtual half-day OSHA and Workplace Safety Roundtable.

As part of the PA Chamber’s longtime OSHA alliance, attendees will hear directly from a representative from the Harrisburg Area OSHA office as well as nationally known safety consultants and compliance specialists. Speakers will cover updates and changes to OSHA regulations, present real-world examples and best practices, and offer insight to help keep your employees safe and your company in compliance during these unprecedented times.

Program Highlights

  • OSHA Update for Business—A representative from the Harrisburg Area OSHA office shares the latest guidance on Hazardous Communication (HazComm) Compliance and offers a comprehensive update on OSHA guidelines for the business community.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including Respirators—Gain critical insight to ensure proper use, fit, maintenance and disposable of PPE, including special requirements and protocols for respirators, and learn about the elements of a successful PPE program.
  • Communicable Disease Prevention—Understand how to comply with the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, learn about protocols that should be included in your workplace exposure control plan, and use lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic to pro-actively reduce exposure to your workers.
  • Avoiding the Biggest Mistakes in Recordkeeping—Learn what your business needs to do to comply with OSHA guidelines for illness and injury, with emphasis on reporting, deadlines and required annual posting during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Continuing Education Credits

Certification group type of credits No. of credits
Continuing Legal Education Board CLEs 3
PA Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists Professional Development Hours (PDH) 3
American Board of Industrial Hygiene Industrial Hygiene CM Points .50
Board of Certified Safety Professionals Continuance of Certification Point .25

For questions on Continuing Education credit certifications for this event, please contact Susan Smith, 717.720.5457 | ssmith@pachamber.org.

About The Speaker

Dale Glacken

Dale Glacken 

Dale Glacken has been with the U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA for nearly 20 years. He started as a Compliance Safety and Health Officer (CSHO), performing worksite safety and health inspections and evaluations throughout 14 counties in South Central Pennsylvania. In June 2005, Mr. Glacken began providing outreach services as the Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS) for the Harrisburg Area Office.

Prior to working for OSHA, Mr. Glacken worked for various military services in different capacities ranging from Safety Engineer, Radiation Protection Officer to Environmental Manager and Safety Manager. Mr. Glacken earned his Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Penn State University in 1983 and became a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) in 1995.

Dr. Joseph Cocciardi

Dr. Joseph Cocciardi

Dr. Cocciardi has spent more than 35 years in the fields of public safety and public, occupational, and environmental health. An emergency responder himself, he formerly developed and managed the Emergency Response Program for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s largest state agency. Dr. Cocciardi is an internationally published author. He has developed Health and Safety Plans for most national and international events of consequence since 2001. He holds various state and federal licenses to work with toxic materials. He has been qualified and testified as both an expert witness and a litigative consultant. Dr. Cocciardi is a Board Certified Safety Professional, a Board Certified Industrial Hygienist, and a Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian. He is a member and/or Chair of more than a dozen international Health and Safety Committees.

Steven High

Steven High

Steven High is the President of High Environmental Health and Safety Consulting Ltd. He is a board-Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and holds the designation of Associate in Risk Management (ARM). He is an authorized-OSHA instructor-trainer and holds a number of other designations. He is a certified XL tribometrist, regularly evaluating walking surfaces, floor treatments and footwear for slip-resistance for manufacturers and facility owners as well as an expert witness. His work experience includes over twenty-five years in occupational safety. Steve has served in various positions with the Lancaster County Industrial Safety Council, including the Council’s presidency in 1990. He is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA). He is a member of the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) F-13 committee on walking surfaces. Steve also participates on the Industry Advisory Council for Millersville University’s Occupational Safety & Health Management degree program and the Habitat for Humanity Safety Committee. He has served on the Governors’ Occupational Safety & Health Conference Advisory Committee and was a member of the PENNSAFE Advisory Board for the State while it was operational.

Steve holds a BS in Business Administration from Elizabethtown College, an MS in Safety Sciences from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Masters in Public Health (MPH) from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. He completed post-baccalaureate certificates in epidemiology and biostatistics through Drexel University and Occupational and Environmental Hygiene through Johns Hopkins.