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Closing Keynote Presentation – Safety Culture Action Enabled Strategy

Fred Bonewell, Chief Security, Safety & Gas Solutions Officer – CPS Energy Fred held the closing keynote presentation where he spoke […]

Keynote Discussion – Leadership for Today’s 24/7 Safety Problems

Don Wilson, Vice President – SafeStart Since the vast majority of injuries and accidental deaths occur outside the workplace, many […]

Roundtable Discussion – Influencing Skills for HSE Professionals

Carl Sall, Associate Vice President Health and Safety – WSP Louis Berger US, Inc In today’s challenging environment, health and safety […]

Roundtable Discussion – Risk Assessment; Best Practices and an Overview of the Bridgestone Safety Philosophy

John Pace, Director, Safety and Health – Bridgestone HosePower This session covered an overview of Bridgestone’s safety fundamentals global […]

Roundtable Discussion – Hybrid Behavior Based Safety Program

Solomon Egbe, Corporate Director, Health, Safety and Environment – Ports America This session reviewed Ports America’s safety program, SAFE […]

Workshop – Turning Conventional Continuous Improvement Processes Upside-Down Through Positive Work

Stacey Lucas, Head of Environmental/Safety, Ziegenfelder This workshop explored a case study on a corporate program called +Projects […]

Workshop – Effective Engagement – Moving from Empowering to Enabling

Ray Fisher, Advanced Error Reduction and Training Manager – Fisher Improvement Technologies This workshop allowed attendee’s to learn from […]

Workshop – Making Mental Health Matter – An Enterprise Experience

Catherine West, Global Director Health and Safety – Jacobs Engineering Group   Mental health concerns are an emerging risk that drive […]

Keynote Presentation – Gensuite Solution of integrating H&OP into your Digitized EHS Management System

Doug Martin, Vice President, Gensuite Jamie Britt, Leader, Business Development & Strategic Innovation, Gensuite Jeremy DuMond, Sr. Global […]

Opening Keynote – The Curious World of Safety

John Green, Senior Vice President EHS – AECON   Safety has traditionally been about the elimination of negative outcomes (incidents, […]

Roundtable Discussion – Evaluating Leadership’s Effect on Employee Engagement

Brian Wedemeyer, Vice President of EHS – Partner Industrial   This roundtable session from Brian evaluated the relationship between […]

Roundtable Discussion – Integration of Workers Compensation and EHS

Allison Montgomery, Senior Director EHS&S – L3Harris Technologies   During this roundtable session, Allison shared a detailed […]

Panel – The Past the Present and Now – Setting Ourselves up as the Next Generation Safety Leaders

Moderator: Andrew Barrett, Chief Connector – Safety on Tap Panellists: Darcy Robison, Director, Global EHSE, Pentair John Green, Senior Vice […]

Keynote Presentation – Transforming the Enterprise – Building a Center of Excellence for EHS and Fleet Excellence

Charles Kendall, Global Director of EHS – CHS Inc.   This session described CHS’s journey of creating collaboration of EHS leaders […]

Workshop – Chemical Inventory Process Improvement

Barbara Veith, Director Environmental, Health & Safety – Fruit of the Loom   Fruit of the Loom, Inc. needed a database system that […]

Workshop – The Evolution of Wearables and Its Advancements into the Workplace

Michael Oram, Business Development Manager – dorsaVi   Wearables in the workplace is a hot topic, but what difference can they make to […]

Keynote Presentation – Driving Mental Health Strategies

Ramon Seco, Assurance Director – Worley   The wellbeing and mental health of the employees in the workplace is becoming a key element […]

Roundtable – Safety and Health Learning Program ROI Methodology

Donna McEntee, Workplace Safety and Health Solution Manager – Skillsoft   Determining the Return on Investment for your safety and […]

Roundtable – Advanced Human and Organizational Performance – How Personality Impacts Managing Risk

Ray Fisher, Advanced Error Reduction and Training Manager – Fisher Improvement Technologies   This interactive session from Ray of […]

Workshop – Creating a Safety Culture Through Positive Observations

Chris Diaz, VP/Safety Health and Environmental – Balfour Beatty   Typically, when we observe, measure and track safety performance […]

Workshop – Taking Hand Protection Deeper

Scott Russell, President – Cestusline   The safety industry has undergone some impressive changes. Organisations are unsatisfied with […]

Keynote Presentation – The Most Influential Tech Trends that will Impact the Safety Profession

Matthew Browne, Chief Executive Officer – Donesafe   During this keynote presentation, Matthew Browne discussed in detail the 10 most […]

Keynote Presentation – Making Your Safety Message Stick! 35 Years of Powerful Quotes Collected on Sticky Notes

Robert Emery, DrPH, CHP, CIH, CBSP, CSP CHMM, CPP, ARM, Vice President for Safety, Health, Environment & Risk Management, The University of Texas […]

Opening Keynote Presentation – Leading for HSE, Can You Accept Feedback?

Elle Osborne, Global HSE Director – BHGE Baker Hughes a GE Company   During this opening keynote presentation Elle explored the power […]

Interview with Don Wilson from Safe Start

Don’s working background includes over 25 years of experience in instructional design, vocational education, e-learning, industrial education, and […]

Interview with Allison Montgomery from L3Harris Technologies

Allison Montgomery is the Global Senior Director of Environmental, Health and Safety for L3Harris  Technologies. She is based at L3Harris’ […]

Interview with Robert Emery from The University of Texas School of Public Health

Dr. Robert Emery is Vice President for Safety, Health, Environment & Risk Management for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston […]

Interview with John Green from AECON

John Green, has worked in the oil, gas, petrochemical, electronics, heavy engineering, construction and aviation sectors and has 40 years’ […]

Interview with Barbara Veith from Fruit of the Loom

Barbara Veith, Director Environmental, Health & Safety for Fruit of the Loom, Inc. is responsible for providing expertise and strategic […]

Interview with Paul Gooch from Consolidated Grain & Barge

Paul Gooch has 22 years’ experience in safety and also has experience working in public transportation, trucking, construction, and the grain […]

Interview with Joe Corvello from American Bridge Company

Joe has been with American Bridge Company for 15 years serving in many capacities as a Project Manager, Quality Manager, Safety Manager and now to […]

Key Metrics and Message mapping for CEOs

Ken Smith, Executive Director of EHS at the University of California, delivered a roundtable on “Key Metrics and Message mapping for CEOs” A […]

How will new technology solve the hardest safety problems we face?

Max Rutz, Managing Director – Safety Strategy & Optimization, Delta Global Services (Delta Airlines) closed the OHS Leaders Summit USA with a […]

Sustainability – Setting long term, transparent targets to differentiate the company

Vinay Ramanathan, Head of EHS, Sustainability and Remediation, Nokia Corp delivered a presentation around  “Sustainability – Setting long-term, […]

Just and Fair Culture – Managing Compliance and Leadership

Patrick Hudson, Professor at Delft University, and Tim Hudson, Partner of Hudson Global Consulting, delivered a roundtable session on “Just and Fair […]

Advance Travel to Developing Countries

Eric Linder, Executive Director, Health Safety and Security and Las Vegas Sands Corp, delivered a roundtable on “Advance Travel to Developing […]

Increasing Employee Engagement & Empowerment Utilizing a Recurrent Risk Assessment Approach

Robert Sheninger, Vice President – Health, Safety & Environment at Talos Energy, delivered a workshop around “Increasing Employee Engagement […]

Health and Safety’s Role in Mitigating Insider Threat Security Risks

Robert Emery, Vice President/Professor at University Texas, delivered a workshop around “Health and Safety’s Role in Mitigating Insider Threat […]

Social Media Platforms and Behavioral Influence for Improvement of Proactive Safety

Wesley Witt, Director of Quality & HSE North America at Siemens Gamesa delivered a workshop around “Social Media Platforms and Behavioral […]

Generation Y & Safety

Fred Bonewell, Chief Security and Safety Officer at CPS Energy, delivered a presentation around “Generation Y & Safety” Many of us in the […]

Risk Tolerance and Safety Culture: Minimizing the Risk of Catastrophe by Bringing the Lessons of Space Home

David T. Loyd, Assistant Director, Safety & Mission Assurance at NASA Johnson Space Center, opened the second day of the OHS Leaders Summit USA […]

Shifting Focus to Reducing Fatality and Serious Incidents (FSIs)

Marty Stern, Director, Health and Safety at Colgate Palmolive Company, delivered a roundtable on “Shifting Focus to Reducing Fatality and Serious […]

The Prescription for Success

Walter Fluharty, Psy.D., SPHR, CEES – VP – Environmental Health and Safety & Organizational Development at Simon Roofing and Sheet Metal Corp, […]

EHS Management Systems

Allison Montgomery, Senior Director EHS at Harris Corporation, presented a workshop around “EHS Management Systems” This workshop session […]

EHS…One piece of the Enterprise Risk Management Puzzle

Tiffany Felix, VP, Global Corporate Services and Enterprise Risk & Compliance at Oakwood Worldwide, delivered a presentation around “EHS…One […]

Living the Dream: What Does it Really Take to Get to Zero?

Patrick Hudson, Professor at Delft University, and Tim Hudson, Partner at Hudson Global Consulting, delivered a presentation around “Living the […]

Advanced Human and Organizational Performance – How Personality Impacts Managing Risk

Rob Fisher, President and Director of Operations at Fisher Improvement Technologies, presented a workshop on “Advanced Human and Organizational […]

Benefits of Supplier Prequalification

Royce Burnet, Director of Industry Development and Danny Shields, CSP Director – Industry Relations at Avetta, presented a roundtable on […]

How to scale compliance, training, and communications through the power of engaging video content

Kelly Guenther, Video Specialist at Shootsta, presented a roundtable on “How to scale compliance, training, and communications through the power of […]

Prevention, Protection & Performance: Taking Hand Protection Deeper

Jennifer Choi, Vice-President at Cestusline presented a workshop around “Prevention, Protection & Performance: Taking Hand Protection […]

Applying Safety to Unconventional Risks

Bill Hilton, Director, Safety Services at Walt Disney World Parks & Resorts, presented a workshop around “Applying Safety to Unconventional […]

How technology Advances are Changing the Role of an OHS Leader

Corey Bruce, VP North America at Donesafe, moderated a panel discussion around “How technology Advances are Changing the Role of an OHS Leader”. […]

Behind the Scenes: A discussion about the things you want to know but never find out

Andrew Barrett, Chief Connector at Safety on Tap moderated the panel “Behind the Scenes: A discussion about the things you want to know but never […]

Safety Leader’s Evolving Role within Sustainability

Eric Knight, Global Head of SHE at AstraZeneca, opened the OHS Leaders Summit with a presentation on “Safety Leader’s Evolving Role within […]

Social Media and Behavioral Influence for Safety Management for a 4400% increase in proactive reporting

Wesley Witt is currently the director of the quality management and environmental health & safety for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Service […]

Interview with Tiffany Felix from Oakwood Worldwide

My name is Tiffany Felix.  I am the Vice President of Global Corporate Services and Enterprise Risk Compliance.  I have a long title because I have […]

Interview with Bill Hilton from Walt Disney World’s Parks and Resorts

Bill Hilton is the Director of Safety Services for Walt Disney World’s Parks and Resorts. In this role, Bill is responsible for leading a Safety […]

Leading and Lagging Indicators: How to Measure Workplace Safety to Reduce Workplace Incidents

Introduction How do you measure safety in your workplace to enhance performance and reduce employee downtime? There are several tested methods […]

Interview with Dr. Walter C. Fluharty from Simon Roofing

Dr. Walter C. Fluharty is currently the Vice President – Environmental Health and Safety & Organizational Development for Simon Roofing and is […]

Interview with Allison Montgomery from Harris Corporation

Allison Montgomery is the Global Senior Director of Environmental, Health and Safety for Harris Corporation. She is based at Harris’ Corporate […]

Interview with David Loyd from NASA

David Loyd currently serves as the Assistant to the Director of Safety & Mission Assurance (SMA) at NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) in […]

Interview with Dr. Robert Emery from the University of Texas Health Science Center

Dr. Robert Emery is Vice President for Safety, Health, Environment & Risk Management for The University of Texas Health Science Center at […]

OHS Leaders Summit team releases the first round of speakers for upcoming OHS LEADERS SUMMIT, USA, 17th – 18th October 2018

The OHS Leaders team are proud to announce the first round of speakers taking part in the upcoming OHS Leaders Summit USA. “The upcoming OHS […]

Mental Health Strategy: a case study, with Emma Blee from Australia Post

My guest Emma Blee spends her working hours at Australia Post, Australia’s national postal service. In her role as Head of Enterprise Safety, […]

2017 OHS Leaders Summit Australia delivers happiness to Bear Cottage with donations over $12,800 raised during charity auction

21st March 2017 – The 6th annual OHS Leaders Summit Australia (Gold Coast) on the Gold Coast delivered joy in the way of $12,800 in donations […]

The 6th annual OHS Leaders Summit Australia (Gold Coast) on the Gold Coast lived up to expectation and delivered content rich presentations delighting delegates and sponsors alike.

16th March 2017 – The 6th annual OHS Leaders Summit Australia (Gold Coast) on the Gold Coast lived up to expectation and delivered content rich […]

Richard Coleman, Former General Manager HSE of Asciano delivers the closing keynote presentation of the 2017 OHS Leaders Summit Australia on ‘It’s the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine’.

Richard Coleman, Former General Manager HSE of Asciano delivered the closing keynote presentation of the 2017 OHS Leaders Summit Australia on […]

David Schelbach, Global Manager – Safety, Health and Environment at IXOM discusses ‘Critical risk: Manage it, or it will manage you!’

David Schelbach, Global Manager – Safety, Health and Environment at IXOM hosted a roundtable discussion at the OHS Leaders Summit Australia on […]

Jason Brooks, Chief Operating Officer at Grenof Water Technologies speaks on ‘Safety leadership and behaviours – What doesn’t work’.

Jason Brooks, Chief Operating Officer at Grenof Water Technologies hosted a roundtable discussion on ‘Safety leadership and behaviours – What […]

International guest speaker Professor Patrick Hudson from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands hosted a roundtable discussion on ‘Just and fair culture – compliance and leadership’.

International guest speaker, Professor Patrick Hudson from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, hosted a roundtable discussion […]

Group HSSE Manager at Viva Energy Australia, Fiona Murfitt, speaks on ‘Bridging the divide – OHS and process safety’.

Group HSSE Manager at Viva Energy Australia, Fiona Murfitt, delivered a keynote presentation to delegates at the OHS Leaders Summit Australia on […]

Partners at Herbert Smith Freehills – Harold Downes and Steve Bell collaborate and conduct a workshop at the OHS Leaders Summit Australia on ‘4 Hot Topics’.

  Partners at Herbert Smith Freehills – Harold Downes and Steve Bell collaborate and conduct a workshop at the OHS Leaders Summit Australia on […]

Geoff Hoad, Director Workplace Health and Safety at Optus delivers a keynote presentation on ‘ISO45001 White elephant or game changer?’

Geoff Hoad, Director Workplace Health and Safety at Optus delivers a keynote presentation at the OHS Leaders Summit Australia on ‘ISO45001 White […]

Amanda Wang Valentine, CEO and Founder of enHone and Jack Sahl, Chief EHS Advisor at enHone speak on ‘Strengthening Workers’ Innate Attention to Optimise Safety and Productivity Outcome’.

Amanda Wang Valentine, CEO and Founder of enHone and Jack Sahl, Chief EHS Advisor at enHone deliver the breakfast keynote webinar at the OHS […]

Rene van der Merwe, Head of Workplace Health and Safety at Qantas and Samantha Hall, Head of Health Assessment Services at Bodycare collaborated to host a roundtable discussion on ‘The Right Fit Project’.

Rene van der Merwe, Head of Workplace Health and Safety at Qantas and Samantha Hall, Head of Health Assessment Services at Bodycare collaborated […]

Genevieve Hawkins, General Manager – Health, Safety and Wellbeing at Coles hosts a roundtable discussion on ‘Having a voice: How to strengthen the influencing muscles’.  

Genevieve Hawkins, General Manager – Health, Safety and Wellbeing at Coles hosted a roundtable discussion at the OHS Leaders Summit Australia […]

International guest speaker Professor Patrick Hudson from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands hosted a roundtable discussion on ‘Just and fair culture – compliance and leadership’.

International guest speaker, Professor Patrick Hudson from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, hosted a roundtable discussion […]

International guest speaker Professor Patrick Hudson from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands speaks to delegates on ‘Living the Dream: What does it really take to get to zero?’

  International guest speaker, Professor Patrick Hudson from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, delivered a keynote […]

Jon Baker, Head of Health and Safety at Coca Cola Amatil and Paul Dundon, Founder and Managing Director at Direct Health Solutions co-present a workshop on ‘Tele-health @ Work’.

  Jon Baker, Head of Health and Safety at Coca Cola Amatil and Paul Dundon, Founder and Managing Director at Direct Health Solutions (DHS) […]

Craig Hynes, General Manager Operations and Dion Smith, Chief Sales Offices from Executive Risk Solutions conducted a workshop on ‘Are you prepared to avert a crisis?’

Craig Hynes, General Manager Operations and Dion Smith, Chief Sales Offices from Executive Risk Solutions conducted a workshop at the OHS Leaders […]

Steve Walz, Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Move 4 Life and Terry Wong, General Manager at Move 4 Life host a roundtable discussion on ‘Confronting issues associated with an ageing workforce’.

Steve Walz, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Move 4 Life and Terry Wong, General Manager at Move 4 Life hosted a roundtable discussion at […]

Craig Bates, Managing Director and President at TQCSI talks to delegates on ‘OHS management systems and ISO 45001’.

Craig Bates, Managing Director and President at TQCSI hosted a roundtable discussion at the OHS Leaders Summit Australia on ‘OHS management […]

Thomas Howell, National Training Manager at Premium Health talks on ‘Shock tactics – The link between quality and outcome’.

Thomas Howell, National Training Manager at Premium Health hosted a roundtable discussion at the OHS Leaders Summit Australia  on ‘Shock […]

Karen Oldaker, General Manager – Wellbeing & Community at Medibank speaks on ‘Reframing the paradigm of wellbeing’.

Karen Oldaker, General Manager – Wellbeing & Community at Medibank spoke to delegates at the OHS Leaders Summit Australia on ‘Reframing the […]

Matthew May, Head of Sales & Operations Australia at dorsaVi hosts a workshop on ‘Wearable Sensor Technology – Improving Workplace Safety’.

Matthew May, Head of Sales & Operations Australia at dorsaVi hosted a workshop at the OHS Leaders Summit Australia on ‘Wearable Sensor […]

Dean Clark, Senior Marketing Manager at Ansell talks on ‘New changes to hand protection regulations – are your glove policies up-to-date?’

Dean Clark, Senior Marketing Manager at Ansell, hosted a workshop at the OHS Leaders Summit Australia on ‘New changes to hand protection […]

Jim McKinlay, General Manager at Telogis speaks to delegates on ‘Developing a safety framework’.

Jim McKinlay, General Manager at Telogis spoke to delegates at the OHS Leaders Summit Australia on ‘Developing a safety framework’. His […]

Rene van der Merwe, Head of Workplace Health and Safety at Qantas and Rod Hampel, Business Development Director at Bodycare talk on ‘Giving safety back to the people!’

  Rene van der Merwe, Head of Workplace Health and Safety at Qantas and Rod Hampel, National Business Development Manager at Bodycare talk to […]

Our first keynote presentation is from Genevieve Hawkins, General Manager – Health, Safety and Wellbeing at Coles on ‘Connection matters for health and wealth’. 

“Be the change you want to see in the world” – Mahatma Gandhi Our first keynote presentation at the OHS Leaders Summit Australia is from […]

The OHS Leaders Summit has kicked off with our Master of Ceremonies – Richard Coleman, Former General Manager HSE of Asciano.

The 2017 OHS Leaders Summit Australia has kicked off and we are pleased to present our Master of Ceremonies for the event – Richard Coleman, […]

The stage is set for what will be the best annual OHS Leaders Summit Australia yet!

6th March 2017 – Final preparations are being made for the 6th annual OHS Leaders Summit Australia (Gold Coast) on the Gold Coast on 15 & 16 […]

The 6th annual OHS Leaders Summit Australia (Gold Coast) is less than three weeks away and is now in its final stages of registration.

22nd February 2017 – The 6th annual OHS Leaders Summit Australia (Gold Coast) is less than three weeks away and is now in its final stages of […]

Occupational Violence And Aggression In The Workplace

Kim Flanagan, Head of Workplace Health, Safety & Risk, Monash Health, David Savio, Geneafety, Healthscope, Steven Parker, Director […]

Bradley McMullen, National Workplace Safety & Sustainability Manager, McDonalds: “Gen Y – Are They Speaking The Same Language?”

Bradley McMullen, National Workplace Safety & Sustainability Manager, McDonalds provided the Keynote Presentation, “Gen Y – Are […]

Fiona Murfitt, Group HSSE Manager, Viva Energy: Sustaining An Effective Culture

Fiona Murfitt, Group HSSE Manager, Viva Energy provided the Keynote Presentation, “Sustaining An Effective Culture.”  During this […]

Importance Of Health & Wellness Through Leadership – A Total Solution

Sean Silvey, Head of Wellbeing, Health & Safety, Bupa provided the Keynote Presentation on, “The Importance Of Health & Wellness […]

Safety Culture – Is it Measurable?

David Shelbach, Global Manager SH&E, Ixom, David Bond, General Manager Health Safety & Security, Thiess, Tim Fleming, General […]

Kelvin Genn, Director of Risk and Service Delivery Support, Cater Care Group Speaks on Disruptive Safety

Kelvin Genn, Director of Risk and Service Delivery Support, Cater Care Group Disruptive Safety provided the Keynote Presentation, “Disruptive […]

John Green, HSE Director, Europe, Laing O’Rourke Presents, Pandora’s Box; An Approach to Safety

John Green, HSE Director, Europe, Laing O’Rourke, provided the Keynote Presentation, “Pandora’s Box” at today’s OHS Leaders Summit. Many […]

Safety Differently; Fact or Fiction – The Zero Harm Debate

David Shelbach (left), Kurt Warren (center), Mark McKenna (right)   Mark McKenna, Vice President HSSE, QGC – a BG Group, Kurt Warren, […]

Jetstar – A Working Case Study Of A Companywide Implementation Of A Mental Health Strategy

David Hall, CEO, Jetstar Australia & New Zealand joined Georgie Harman, CEO, beyondblue on the stage at the 5th Annual OHS Leaders Summit to […]

Improving Workplace Mental Health In Australia – beyondblue Heads Up Initiative

Georgie Harman, CEO, beyondblue provided the Opening Keynote Presentation on, “Heads Up – Improving Workplace Mental Health In Australia” at […]

Introducing a new look for OHS Leaders

We are thrilled to share our new logo and brand with you. It signifies a bold new direction for us and we are excited to be rolling this out for […]

Aligning Safety Within the Business

2nd February 2016 – Penelope Twemlow, CEO, Energy Skills Queensland spoke on, “Aligning Safety within the Business,” in an interview Digest feature […]

Beyond Blue: Heads up Initiative

29th January 2016 – Georgie Harman, CEO, Beyond Blue will provide the Opening Keynote Presentation at the upcoming OHS Leaders Summit, taking place […]

OHS Leaders Discuss the Zero Harm Debate

19th January 2016 – Zero Harm…precautionary measure or empty promise? This highly controversial topic will be highlighted in an interactive […]

Energy Skills Queensland, (ESQ) to Partner for the OHS Leaders Summit

14th January 2016 – Focus Network is proud to announce partnership with Energy Skills Queensland for the upcoming OHS Leaders Summit, March 15 – 17 […]

OHS Leaders Council Announces its Final Call For Speakers

5th January 2016 – The OHS Leaders Advisory Board has  announced its official last Call for Speakers for the upcoming OHS Leaders Summit, March 15 […]

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