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   Li Ka Shing Center Lobby
8:30-9:30 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks Berg Hall

Importance of Sleep in Safety
Scott Kutscher, Sleep Specialist; Assistant Professor of Sleep Medicine, Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

9:30-9:45 AM Transition/Networking
  Track 1 – Berg Hall A
EHS Management
Track 2 – Berg Hall B
Industrial Hygiene and Ergonomics
Track 3 – Berg Hall C
Environmental and Emergency Management
9:45-10:45 AM

Standardizing the Soiled Utility Rooms to Reduce Risk to Patient / Staff Injuries and Support the Environment of Care
Tina Cortez, Advanced Project Manager Certification, Program Manager, Safe Patient Handling, Stanford Medical Center
Erika Kimball, RN, MBA, Waste Reduction Program Manager, Sustainability and Energy, Stanford Health Care
Anthony Nguyen, Quality & Compliance Manager, Hospitality, Stanford Health Care

Implementing Ergonomics Solutions in EVS and Nursing
Christy Foster, Environmental Health and Safety Director, Lucile Packard Children’s Health Stanford
Amish K. Waland, MBA, CSP, EH&S Practice Specialist, Kaiser Permanente

Hazardous and Medical Waste Segregation
Matthew J. Huray, Principal Consultant, National Environmental Health and Safety Department, Kaiser Permanente

10:45-11:00 AM Transition/Networking Berg Hall
11:00-12:00 PM

Management of Challenging Parents and Patients: Extra Grace Required
Dr. Julie Collier, Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics – Rheumatology, Stanford School of Medicine
Elizabeth Hinchman, NP, Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

10 Minutes to HAZWOPER
Shelley R. Carry, NEH&S Principal Consultant, Kaiser Permanente

Case Study – Implementation of the New CMS Standards for Clinic Emergency Preparedness
Calvin Fakkema, CHSP, CHEP, Manager, Safety & Security, Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)
David Bernstein, CBCP, CEM, CHEP, CHPCP, Senior Consultant, BSI EHS Services and Solutions
12:00-12:45 PM Mid-Day Remarks / Lunch / Networking Berg Hall
12:45-1:30 PM Plenary Session Berg Hall

Where There Is Smoke, There is Fire: The Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Evacuation, Recovery, and Repopulation Experience
Susan Fitzgerald, MD, Emergency Physician, Regional Emergency Management Training Director, Kaiser Permanente

1:30-1:45 PM Transition/Networking Berg Hall
1:45-2:45 PM

Leading Indicators and Injury Prevention
Rebecca (Ferrier) Hariri, PT, DPT, Injury Prevention Manager, UCSF Medical Center
Veronica Villalon, MLSO, Safety Manager, UCSF Medical Center and Benioff Children’s Hospital

Ergonomic Risk Assessment Tool for Operating Rooms
John Vaughan, CPE, MSE, Senior Safety Engineer, Manager of the Ergonomics Programs, Stanford Health Care

Incident Notification and Communication Protocols
Mitch Saruwatari, National Director of Emergency Management, Kaiser Permanente

2:45-3:00 PM Transition/Networking Berg Hall
3:00-4:00 PM

Best Practices for Lock Out/Tag Out
Charity Nicolas, MPH, Senior EHS Consultant and Manager, BSI EHS Services and Solutions

Hazardous Drugs Handling
Nicholas Filipp, PhD, CIH, Principal Consultant, BSI EHS Services and Solutions

Healthcare Coalitions
Marina Zamarron, MPA, Health Planning Specialist III, Emergency Preparedness, County of Santa Clara, Public Health Department

4:00-4:15 PM Closing Remarks Berg Hall

Environmental, Health & Safety Symposium for Healthcare