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Here’s Why You Should Attend the SafeStart Human Factors Conference

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SafeStart is hosting its first-ever Human Factors Conference at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville SE Murfreesboro November 5–6. Hundreds have already registered, filling the host hotel rooms to capacity. Attendees are now overflowing to adjacent hotels to get their chance to experience this unique event.

The conference will feature more than a dozen industry experts speaking and two keynote sessions, giving attendees access to unparalleled resources to improve safety.

“Human factors impact every industry in many different ways,” said event organizer, Lara Russell. “SafeStart Human Factors Conference attendees have the opportunity to gain insight, benchmark data, share best practices and discover new research in human factors to make a difference in their organization’s safety system.”

Notable speakers:

Notable speakers for this event include Mike Abrashoff (opening session keynote for day one), former navy captain and author; Dr. David Michaels (opening session keynote for day two), professor of environmental and occupational health at the Milken Institute School of Public Health of George Washington University and former Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA; and Larry Wilson (opening address day one and concurrent session) author of SafeStart.

Hot concurrent sessions include:
  • Leading Workers out of the C.A.V.E., Keith Ausborne
  • Influencing Human Factors to Prevent Serious Injuries and Fatalities, Mike Breneman
  • Changing Safety Culture: One Frustration at a Time, Ed Stephens
  • Tricks of the Trade: Tips on Implementing SafeStart at Your Workplace, Erika Pouliot
  • How to Navigate the Roadblocks to Successful Human Performance, Tim Page-Bottorff
  • Leading Human Factors Across a Multi-site Organization, Brian Nehe
  • Buried Alive: A Survivor’s Story, Joe Tantarelli

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In addition, SafeStart will host a number of networking sessions, including the conclusion of day one cocktail and networking event with country music artist Lewis Brice

There’s still time to book your spot now. See you in November!

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