Protecting Our Most Vulnerable Workers: Challenges, Solutions & Invisible Barriers

Funded by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), IBEC & AIHA have partnered to bring together industry leaders in safety and occupational health, including James Frederick, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety, and Health, as the event keynote speaker. 

The Summit will assess :

  • Current best practices,
  • Data-driven solutions, and
  • Innovative technologies

That help people feel confident and safe gathering indoors while identifying remaining challenges felt around the globe as organizations work to reopen.

Protecting workers from infectious diseases spread indoors like COVID-19 and the flu is a complex challenge that requires knowledge from a diversity of experts with clear steps to implement in the workplace. 

This Summit will have a special focus on 4 key industries:

First Responders

Education

Vulnerable Groups in Agriculture & Construction

Gig Economy

THE AGENDA

12:00 - 1:00 PM EST

Keynote Speaker & Opening Remarks

James Frederick

James Frederick

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health

Larry Sloan

Lawrence Sloan, MBA, FASAE, CAE

Chief Executive Officer at AIHA

Ken Martinez

Ken Martinez

Chief Science Officer at IBEC

The Sessions

1:00 – 2:00 PM EST

First Responder Discussion Panel: Risks, Training, PPE and Decontamination.

David Ladd

David Ladd

Owner and Principal at Blackthorne Services Group, LLC

Michael Ferreira

Michael Ferreira

Chief Operating Officer at Vision Solutions AR and The Fire Solutions Group

Sgt Gordon Helper, LAPD

Sgt Gordon Helper

Los Angeles Police Department

Jeremy NAS

Jeremy Black

EMS, North Metro Fire, Co.

John Simpson

John Simpson

Chief, Jarrettsville, MD Vol Fire Company

Lt. Paul Dulisse

FDNY

2:00-3:00 PM EST

Education Discussion Panel: Risks and Recommendations

Alex Lebeau

Alex LeBeau

President of AIHA's Indoor Environmental Quality Committee

Cynthia

Cynthia Eghbalnia, MPH, CIH, CSP

Area Director of Safety, Great Lakes Region at National Express LLC

Claire Barnett, Healthy Schools Network

Claire Barnett

Healthy Schools Network

Kerensa Wing, Principal, Collins Hill High School

Kerensa Wing

Principal at Collins Hill High School

Joel Solomon

National Education Association

3:00-4:00 PM EST

Gig Economy Workers Discussion Panel: Knowledge Dissemination and Application

Ken Martinez

Ken Martinez

Chief Science Officer at IBEC

Jayne NAS

Jayne Morrow, PhD

President at IBEC

Corey Boles

Corey Boles

Senior Health Scientist with Cardno ChemRisk

Charlie DeShields

DeShields Rideshare, and Taxi

4:00-5:00 PM EST

Vulnerable Workers within the Agriculture and Construction industries

Barb Epstein

Barb Epstien

Industrial Hygienist at Associated General Contractors Oregon-Columbia Chapter

Brett Cole

Brett Cole

Managing Director & Chief Occupational Hygienist at BioSafety International

Bryan Ortiz

Bryan Ortiz, CHST

Safety Management Consultant (Bilingual English/Spanish) at Associated General Contractors (AGC) Oregon-Columbia Chapter

Travis Parsons, MS - Associate Director of OSH with Laborers' Health & Safety Fund of North America (LHSFNA)

Travis Parsons, MS

Associate Director of OSH with Laborers' Health & Safety Fund of North America (LHSFNA)

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Date

Jan 25, 2022

Time

EST
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Organizer

IBEC
Email
[email protected]

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