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Chamber to host Workplace Safety and Wellness Conference on October 15

On Tuesday, October 15, the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce will host the 2nd Annual Workplace Safety and Wellness Conference at the St. Elizabeth Healthcare Training and Education Center (3861 Olympic Blvd, Erlanger).

The conference, which runs from 7:30 a.m.–3 p.m., will include panel discussions, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities with a variety of experts in occupational health, wellness, and safety.

The day is designed for safety managers, wellness coordinators, human resource team members, organizational leaders, and decision-makers to learn about important topics including key trends in occupational safety and health, wellness in the workplace, and emerging concerns such as active shooter preparedness and the opioid epidemic.

“This event is a great opportunity to take the most important subject of any company, safety, to the next level,” said Fred Matthews, Senior Manager of Safety at DHL Express and co-chair of the Health Wellness Safety Committee. “It will be packed with information that any employer can use in their day-to-day business.”
Eric Fox, Vice President of Operations and Plant Manager from L’Oreal will start the day speaking on L’Oreal’s wellness, safety, and health programs.
Other topics and presenters include:

·      Response to the Opioid Epidemic & NARCAN Training
Jamie Johnson, Director of Operations, Dorman Products and Larry Smith, HIV Prevention Health Educator, NKY Health Department

·      NIOSH Small Business Assistance Program
Brenda Jacklitsch, Coordinator for the NIOSH Small Business Assistance Program within the Division of Science Integration in the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in Cincinnati and Garrett Burnett, research-to-Practice Specialist at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

·      What OSHA Can Do For You
Steven Jones, Certified Safety Consultant, Kentucky OSHA Department of Labor

·      Preventing Burnout in Your Workplace
Dave Weischer, EAP Manager, St. Elizabeth

·      Active Shooter Program
Mike Dietz, Kenton County SWAT Team

·      Workplace Stress and Artificial Intelligence
Nick Dokich, CEO, Ulimi

·      Panel: TBD
Facilitator: Chris Carle, CEO, St. Elizabeth Physicians Network & Business Health Services
“Attendees will hear from some of the top safety and wellness professionals in the region and learn more about key trends,” said Debby Shipp, Vice President of Business Growth and International Trade for the NKY Chamber. “They will walk away with actionable items to make their workplace safer and encourage wellness among employees.”
More information and registration is available for the Workplace Safety and Wellness Conference online at www.NKYChamber.com/events. Registration is $79 for current NKY Chamber members and $99 for future members until September 20.

Registration includes breakfast and lunch.

The Host Sponsor for the 2019 Workplace Safety and Wellness Conference is St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Title Sponsor is Humana and Presenting Sponsor is the YMCA.

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