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

7:45-8:30 AM Registration/Coffee  
8:30-9:30 AM

Welcome and Keynote Speaker

CMS – Challenges in the Physical Environment
Richard Curtis RN, MS, HACP, Chief Executive Officer, Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality

9:30-9:40 AM Break/Networking
  Track 1 Track 2
9:40-10:30 AM

Chemical Spill –10 minutes to HazWOpER
Shelley R. Carry, NEH&S Principal Consultant, Kaiser Permanente

Best Practices for Reducing Needle Stick and Sharps Injuries
Christy Foster, Director, Healthcare BSI EHS Services and Solutions

10:30-10:40 AM Break/Networking
10:40-11:30 AM

How to Win Friends and Influence Waste
Joel Sigler, Senior Manager, National Environmental Health and Safety, Kaiser Permanente
Matthew J. Huray, Senior Consultant, Corporate Environmental Health and Safety Department, Kaiser Permanente

Evaluation of Biosafety Cabinets at Controlling Exposures to Chemotherapy Agents
Xavier Alcaraz, CIH, CSP, Principal Consultant, BSI EHS Services and Solutions

11:30-12:30 PM Mid-Day Remarks / Lunch / Poster Session
12:30-1:30 PM

Plenary Session

The Fire Department is Taking a Last Stand. What Happened When Our Hospital Heard These Words.
Judi Goodin, RN, Safety Leader, Kaiser Permanente, Santa Rosa Medical Center
John Baker, RN, Clinical Nurse Educator, Kaiser Permanente, Santa Rosa Emergency Department

1:30-2:20 PM

Workplace Violence Panel
Ingrid Cobb, Executive Director, Assistant General Counsel, Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Bob Durand, CPP, CHEP, HEM, CHSS, Emergency Management Planner, Kaiser Permanente
Kristie Elton, MSPT, Systemwide Healthcare Risk and Safety Program Manager, University of California Office of the President
Calvin Fakkema, CHSP, CHEP, Manager, Safety & Security at Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)
Caryn P. Thornburg, S.E.M.S. Officer (Safety, Emergency Management, Sustainability), Stanford Health Care ValleyCare

2:20-2:30 PM Break/Networking
2:30-3:20 PM

Mobility as Medicine
Elise Condie, M.S., CPE, Principal Consultant, BSI EHS Services and Solutions

A Hospital Response: When a Radioactive Contaminated Patient Arrives At Your Doorstep
David Blacksberg, MPH, Emergency Management, UC San Diego Health

3:20-3:30 PM Break/Networking
3:30-4:20 PM

Safety Management During Influenza Epidemic
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

Five Amazing Things Eisenhower Health Learned from their Incident Reports
Cynthia Clipper-Gray, CDMS, CPDM, CCMP, CPFI, Injury Prevention Manager, Eisenhower Health

4:20-4:30 PM Closing Session

Environmental, Health & Safety Symposium for Healthcare