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2012 Safety Seminar

Published on: 3/15/2013 1:52 PM
Santa Clara County 27th Annual Countywide Safety Seminar
Seminar Location: 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Event organized and brought to you by: Employee Services Agency (ESA) Occupational Safety & Environmental Compliance (OSEC) Division
2310 N 1st Street, Suite 204, San Jose, CA 95131, (408) 441-4280
"Safety is No Accident" theme marks the 27th annual countywide safety seminar this year. The County believes that promoting healthier lifestyles and a wellness-based workforce translates to safer workplaces and increased employee morale and productivity.
Event attendees who are Registered Nurses (RNs), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), and Registered Environmental Health Specialists (REHSs) are eligible to receive five contact hours of continuing education by OSEC, an approved California Board of Registered Nursing Continuing Education Provider (CEP), Provider #14194.
Event is sponsored by Valley Health Plan
Valley Health Plan, a health plan of choice for the employees of Santa Clara County, is honored to sponsor and support safety and wellness education and awareness to County employees at the Countywide Safety Seminar.
You must obtain your immediate supervisor’s approval to attend. This Event is OPEN for current Santa Clara County employees only!
Once registered, you cannot go back to make changes to your selections. You may register only ONCE, please. Let your supervisor know at least 24 hours ahead of time in writing if you cannot attend on the day of the seminar. S/he may send a replacement in your place. OSEC retains the right to make edits to the registration database to ensure that all eligible County employees pre-approved to attend can do so.
Use your County contact information to register, e.g., county email address, telephone number, department. Enter your email address completely. Make sure you have all required details ready before clicking the "Register" button. You have 20 minutes to complete registration.
Select one choice from the 1st Breakout Sessions.
Select one choice from the 2nd Breakout Sessions.
Select one choice from the 3rd Breakout Sessions.
Select one meal choice.
Note that the keynote speech will be held in the 2nd floor Elizabeth Hangs Theater at 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
There are 36 concurrent breakout sessions to take place during three different time slots: at 10:45 a.m., at 1:45 p.m. and at 3 p.m. Each breakout session is one hour long in length.
Opening Remarks: Luke Leung, Deputy County Executive (invited); Tom Rudolph, OSEC Manager; Greg Price, VHP Director
Keynote Speaker: Gerry Preciado, JD "Public Entity Leadership in the New Millenium and Beyond"
Keynote address followed by 36 breakout sessions in three concurrent time slots (@ 10:45 a.m., @1:45 p.m. and @ 3 p.m. presented by note-able and outstanding speakers. There are 12 concurrent workshops scheduled during each of the three 1-hour slots.
1st BREAKOUT SESSION, 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
Case Study: Lab Safety at UCLA
Winning the Game of Life through Safety
Office Safety Awareness
Stress Management
Disaster Preparedness and Response - Lessons Learned From A Year In Iraq
Safety Communication, Listening is Key
Is Your Office Environment Making You Sick? Evaluating Your Indoor Air Quality
Proper Body Mechanics to Prevent Back Injuries
How to Adjust Your Workstation
Mobile Ergonomics
Sanitation and Remediation Services at Work
This Ain’t Your Normal Safety Training
2nd BREAKOUT SESSION, 1:45 – 2:45 p.m.
Mobile Devices Distractions
Winning the Game of Life through Safety
Hearing Conservation – What to Do to Protect That Sweet Sound You Hear
Stress Management
Safe Patient Handling for Nurses
Safety Communication, Listening is Key
Looks Like Mold, Smells Like Mold, It Must be…
Proper Body Mechanics to Prevent Back Injuries
How to Change Negative Behaviors to Achieve Positive Outcomes
Back Safety for Industrial Workers
Biohazard Cleanup Services at Work
Safe by Choice
3rd BREAKOUT SESSION, 3 – 4 p.m.
Disinfecting Your World
Winning the Game of Life through Safety
Globally Harmonized Standard and Hazard Communication Regulations
Stress Management
Recognizing the Signs & Symptoms of Stroke & What to Do
Safety Communication, Listening is Key
Hidden Hazards – What You Need to Know about Hazardous Materials in Buildings
Selling Safety: Use Sales Techniques to Get Programs Implemented
Health Effects of Static Sitting
Ergonomics in Healthcare
Lockout / Blockout / Tagout
Using an EHS Management System to Drive Culture Change
Meal Choices - Boxed Lunches
  1. Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
  2. Herb Roasted Turkey Breast Sandwich
  3. Roast Beef Sandwich
  4. Asian Vegetable Noodle Salad
REGISTRATION DEADLINE – Close of business August 24, 2012 or once 650 attendees registered, whichever is sooner.
Event is sponsored by Valley Health Plan (VHP). Thank you!
Technical support provided by County Information Services Department (ISD) Nhan La, De Tieu and Roger Ngu.
Thank you!
Complete program timeline follows.
Seminar Check-in
Exhibit Hall A Lobby
​8:00–8:45 a.m.
​Opening Remarks
Exhibit Hall A
8:45–9:15 a.m.
​Keynote Address
2nd floor Elizabeth Hangs Theater
9:30 –10:30 a.m.
​First Workshop Session
2nd floor Theater, Rooms 200s
10:45– 11:45 a.m.
Wellness Promotion & Stretches
Employee Recognitions
Exhibit Hall A
12:00 –1:30 p.m.
​Second Workshop Session
2nd floor Theater, Rooms 200s
1:45 – 2:45 p.m.
​Third Workshop Session
2nd floor Theater, Rooms 200s
​3:00–4:00 p.m.
​Turn in Evaluation Forms
Seminar Ends
Exhibit Hall A Lobby
4:15 - 4:30 p.m.
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