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Register Today for Staffing World!

It's the staffing and recruiting industry's premier learning and networking event, featuring the most comprehensive expo in the business. Register today for Staffing World 2018, Oct. 16–18 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center!

Tuesday, Oct. 16

10:45 a.m.–12 noon

How to Conduct an Effective Post-Accident Investigation

Nicholas DeJesse, assistant regional administrator, cooperative and state programs, Occupational Safety and Health Administration Region III
Mark A. Lies II, Esq., partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

While ASA members keep safety at the top of their business priorities, accidents can happen in the workplace. Explore the potential legal liability that can arise with workplace accidents, and the recommended steps for staffing professionals in investigating incidents, including witness interviews and documentation. Experts from OSHA and law firm Seyfarth Shaw will share case studies and focus on how to conduct a competent post-accident analysis designed to identify the causes of the accident, and recommend appropriate corrective actions.

Wednesday, Oct. 17

12:45–1:45 p.m.

Field Trip: Safety Assessment of the Gaylord National Hotel

Sharon Davis, dual CSHO, occupational safety manager, Elwood Staffing Services
Do you know how officials from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration conduct workplace safety assessments and inspections? Here is your chance to accompany authorized OSHA outreach trainers on a safety-focused walkthrough of the Staffing World 2018 host property. Meet briefly for an orientation, then get your site assessment tool and become part of the inspection team. This unique convention experience will teach you how to think like an OSHA inspector and tell you what to look for when visiting a client site to ensure its safety. Wear comfortable shoes.

Thursday, Oct. 18

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Does Your Company’s Safety Generate Business?

Amy Harper, Ph.D., director for workplace safety initiatives, National Safety Council
Rob Loose, corporate safety and risk manager, MAU Inc.

Answering clients’ staffing needs, selecting safe candidates, and complying with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Temporary Worker Initiative are daily challenges. The need to be safety-savvy grows as clients continue to push suppliers to fulfill ever-increasing safety needs. The National Safety Council and American Staffing Association designed the Safety Standard of Excellence® program to help staffing companies adopt safety best practices. This presentation will highlight pitfalls of past staffing practices in the areas of recruiting, training, coordination with host employers, and incident management, and explore a future where staffing companies win business by supplying safety solutions in a staffing and recruiting context.

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