Choose and attend any sessions from any track on the day of the Symposium; no pre-selection is required.

8:00-8:30 AM Registration/Coffee  

8:30-9:30 AM


Welcome and Keynote Speaker
Risk Communications: From Intention to Implementation
Sandy Skees

9:30-9:45 AM Transition/Networking – Sponsored by Medcare Products
  Track 1
Safety Management 
Track 2
Health and Safety
Track 3
Technology and Leadership

9:45-10:45 AM

Management Systems for Healthcare Environmental, Health and Safety
Danial Bravard, BSI EHS Services and Solutions
Matt Austin, CIH, Mayo Clinic

Sterilization and Disinfection: IH Exposures and Controls
Kathy Thompson, CIH, 3M Personal Safety Division
Mike Squillace, CSP, Mayo Clinic

Clinical & Business Continuity Management
Byron I. Callies, CEM, CRMP, Mayo Clinic

10:45-11:00 AM Transition/Networking – Sponsored by Medcare Products

11:00-12:00 PM

Safe Patient Handling: Overcoming Barriers to Effectiveness
Breca Tschida, CPE, Minnesota OSHA’s Workplace Safety Consultation
Siobhán Dugan, Ph.D., MPH, Allina Health
Lisa Webb, RN, Mayo Clinic Health System, Eau Claire
Darcy Erickson, Mayo Clinic
Mary Vorndran, CSP, Mayo Clinic

Radiation Safety for Health Care Safety Professionals
J. Kyle Underwood, Mayo Clinic
Kelly Classic, Health Physicist, Mayo Clinic

Safe Hazardous Drug Handling Programs: Beyond USP <800>
Fred Massoomi, Pharm.D., FASHP, Visante, Inc.

12:00-1:00 PM Lunch/Networking – Sponsored by UV Angel

1:00-2:00 PM

Plenary Session
EH&S Leadership Development: A Self Contained Study
Dr. Matthew L. Berkheiser, DrPH, CIH, CSP, MD Anderson Cancer Center

2:15-3:15 PM

Safety Without Adjectives: Linking Employee Safety and Patient

Danial Bravard, BSI EHS Services & Solutions

Mobility as Medicine
Elise Condie, BSI EHS Services and Solutions

Nanotechnology Risks and Risk Management in Healthcare
Peter C. Raynor, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, School of Public Health

2:00-2:15 PM Transition/Networking – Sponsored by Medcare Products

3:15-4:15 PM

Is your BBP Exposure Control Plan in Control?
Seth A. Clarenbach, MS, CSP, Mayo Clinic

Identifying Nasty Jobs and Implementing Simple Solutions: Lessons Learned
Sandra M. Woolley, Ph.D., CPE, Mayo Clinic

Using Self-Assessment Tools to Cost Effectively Improve Your Injury Prevention Program
Lucas Digman, CSP, Mayo Clinic
Jason Barry, BSI EHS Services and Solutions

4:15-4:30 PM Closing Remarks

Environmental, Health & Safety Symposium for Healthcare