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 Opening Plenary Session

Ever Changing Standards: Joint Commission/CMS Regulatory Update
Debra Jodry, CHSP, Executive Vice President, Life Safety Compliance Solutions

9:30-9:45 AM Transition
  Track A Track B
9:45-10:45 AM

Long Term, Low Level Chemical Exposure: How Environmental Sustainability Programs Can Help
Pat Lydon, Sustainability Program Manager, Legacy Health

Considerations for an Evidence-based Patient Handling Program
Lynne MacMillan, Manager of Rehab Services and Radiation Oncology, Legacy Health

10:45-11:00 AM Transition
11:00-12:00 PM

Emerging EHS Issues that Impact Facilities: Legionella Control, NFPA 70e and OSHA’s new Silica Rule
Nichole Cerkoney, Consulting Specialist, BSI EHS Services and Solutions
Willie Hughey, Services Sales Specialist, Eaton Corporation
Matthew Moore, PE, Power Systems Engineer, Eaton Corporation
Michael Peterson, CIH, CSP, Senior Consultant, BSI EHS Services and Solutions

Building a Mature Safety Culture
Brett Phillips, LEED® AP, Principal Consultant, BSI EHS Services and Solutions

12:00-12:45 PM Lunch
12:45-1:45 PM

Keynote Presentation

Designing Healthcare Environments that Enhance Staff and Patient Safety
Tom Clark, Principal for Design and Planning, Clark/Kjos Architects; Immediate Past President of the American Institute of Architects’ Academy of Architecture for Health

1:45-2:00 PM Transition
2:00-3:00 PM

Navigating Chemical and Waste Management Challenges in a Healthcare Setting
Dave R. Meyer, Principal Consultant, BSI EHS Services and Solutions

Workplace Violence Prevention in Hospitals
Katie Harris, MPH, Director of Rural Health & Federal Policy, Oregon Association of Hospitals & Health Systems

3:00-3:15 PM Transition
3:15-4:15 PM

Afternoon Plenary Session

The ‘Why’s & How’s’ of Understanding Pain for Prevention, Management & Rehabilitation in Occupational Health
Kevin Cuccaro, D.O., Physician & Consultant, Kevin Cuccaro, D.O.

4:15-4:30 PM Closing Remarks

Environmental, Health & Safety Symposium for Healthcare