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

Moving Upstream and Forward in Healthcare
Dr. Alexander Li, Deputy Director, Care Transitions and System Integrations, LA County Department of Health Services

9:30-9:45 AM Transition
  Track 1 Track 2
9:45-10:45 AM

Cause-Effect Mapping Techniques for Improved Incident Analysis
Shari A. Samuels, CSP, Director, National Environmental Health and Safety, Kaiser Permanente
Teodoro Millon, Principal Consultant, National Environmental, Health and Safety, Kaiser Permanente

Creative Approaches to Prevent Sharps Injuries
Allison Jouras, Senior Consultant, BSI EHS Services and Solutions

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

Innovations in EH&S Technology
Dang Nguyen, Senior Manager, Environmental, Health and Safety, Kaiser Permanente
Joe Brothman, Director Environmental, Health & Safety, University of California Irvine Healthcare

Preventing Slips and Falls in Healthcare
Kristie Elton, MSPT, Systemwide Healthcare Risk and Safety Program Manager, University of California Office of the President

12:00-1:00 PM Lunch
1:00-2:00 PM

Plenary Session
Risk Communications: From Intention to Implementation
Sandy Skees, Principal Consultant, Northern California Regional Director, BSI EHS Services and Solutions

2:00-2:15 PM Transition
2:15-3:15 PM

Standardizing Emergency Management Practices within a Large Healthcare Organization
Mitch Saruwatari, National Director of Emergency Management, Kaiser Permanente

Workplace Violence Awareness and Prevention in Healthcare
Eduardo Montez, Safety Officer, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

3:15-4:15 PM

OEH&S Best Practices to Support Relationship-Based Care
Dr. Wendie Robbins, Professor, School of Nursing and Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA
Elizabeth Genta, Disaster Training Specialist, Office of Emergency Preparedness, UCLA Health

Exposure Concerns Related to Disinfection Techniques
Dr. Shane Que Hee, Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Fielding School of Public Health; Director, UCLA Industrial Hygiene Program; UCLA Center for Occupational & Environmental Health

4:15-4:30 PM Closing Session

Environmental, Health & Safety Symposium for Healthcare