2022 Region IX VPPPA Safety Summit

Thank you to everyone who attended the

2022 Region IX VPPPA Safety Summit!

April 23 – 29, 2022

Information

For general information, go to https://www.regionixvpppa.org/
or contact VPPPA at 703-761-1146 or registration@vpppa.org.

For additional information including special assistance, contact Region IX Chairperson Paul Modjesky at 707-731-3318 or paul.modjesky@valero.com.

Schedule

Date(s) of summit events: April 23-29, 2022
Official 1st day of summit: April 26, 2022
Official conclusion of summit: April 28, 2022
Pre-Summit Workshops/Activities: April 25, 2022 (VPP Application Workshop®)
Post-Summit Workshops/Activities: April 28, 2022 (VPP Recertification Workshop)

8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Modena 1

SGE TRAINING CLASS

8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Modena 1

SGE TRAINING CLASS

8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Modena 1

SGE TRAINING CLASS

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Molise 4 and 5

APPLICATION WORKSHOP

7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Promenade

REGISTRATION

8:00 am – 9:00 am
Milan 1 and 2

FIRST TIME ATTENDEE SUMMIT OVERVIEW

9:00 am – 9:30 am
Milan Ballroom

REGION IX MEETING OF THE MEMBERSHIP

Paul Modjesky, Region IX Chairperson and Manager Refinery Safety, Valero, Benicia, CA

9:30 am – 10:30 am
Milan Ballroom

OPENING GENERAL SESSION

Paul Modjesky, Region IX Chairperson and Manager Refinery Safety, Valero, Benicia, CA

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Milan Ballroom

OPENING KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Mark Norton

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
TBD

Lunch

Sponsored by: Valero

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Milan 1 and 2

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

Labor & Management Committee Meeting

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Marche 1

HOW BUSINESSES HAVE SURVIVED DISASTERS AND SAVED LIVES

Bill Cunningham, CEO, Bert Workplace Safety Solutions

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Marche 2

THE RIPPLE EFFECT – THE IMPACT OF UNSAFE WORK ACTS

Kayla Rath, Safety Difference

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Marche 3

TITLE

Name

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Promenade

Networking Break

Sponsored by:

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Milan 1 and 2

CALIFORNIA VPP UPDATE

Iraj Pourmehraban, PE, CSP, California VPP and PSM Manager, California Department of Industrial Relations, Oakland, CA

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Marche 1

ARIZONA VPP UPDATE

Jessie Atencio, Director, VPP Coordinator/Consultation Program Manager, Arizona Division of Occupational Safety & Health, Phoenix, AZ

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Marche 2

NEVADA UPDATE

Stephen Rodgers, VPP Manager, Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Henderson, NV

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Marche 3

HAWAII, FEDERAL AND MILITARY VPP UPDATE

Peter Wilsey, Compliance Assistance Specialist, US Department of Labor, San Francisco, CA

4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Marche 1

TITLE

Name

4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Marche 2

MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS SURROUNDING FLAME RESISTANT/ARC RATED CLOTHING

Derek Sang, Bulwark Protective Clothing, Training Manager

4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Marche 3

TITLE

Name

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Milan Ballroom

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception

Sponsored by: SRP Mesquite Power

8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Promenade

REGISTRATION

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Milan Ballroom

EXHIBIT HALL

6:45 am – 7:45 am
TBD

Breakfast

Sponsored by:

8:00 am – 8:45 am
Milan 1 and 2

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

Union Roundtable

8:00 am – 8:45 am
Marche 1

SAFETY CULTURE- THE MATURATION PROCESS

Rodney Garringer, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest, EDCSP Manager

8:00 am – 8:45 am
Marche 2

ENHANCED SAFETY TRAINING

Carrolle Mendez, Phillips 66, Joint Health and Safety Chairman

8:00 am – 8:45am
Marche 3

GOAL SETTING AND THE USE OF LEADING INDICATORS IN PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

Peter Wilsey, OSHA, VPP Manager

9:00 am – 10:45 am
Milan Ballroom

VPP Engagement Session – Active Shooter Presentation

Sergeant Justin Van Nest, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
Sponsored by:

10:45 am – 11:00 am
Exhibit Hall

Networking Break

Sponsored by:

11:00 am – 11:45 am
Milan 1 and 2

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

VPP Element; Management Leadership and Employee Involvement

11:00 am – 11:45 am
Marche 1

ARE WE TRAINING ON THE RIGHT THINGS?

Earl Brown, Industrial Psychologist, Inc., President and CEO

11:00 am – 11:45 am
Marche 2

BRIDGING THE GENERATION GAP IN THE WORKPLACE

Alexis Aceves, AECOM Hunt, Safety Coordinator

11:00 am – 11:45 am
Marche 3

TITLE

Name

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
TBD

Lunch

Sponsored by: Ethos Energy, Cosumnes and Campbell Power Plants

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Milan 1 and 2

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

VPP Element; Worksite Analysis

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Marche 1

WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE: SAFETY BMPS FROM THE RAYTHEON-UNITED TECHNOLOGIES MERGER

Hyte Johnson, Raytheon, EHS Director

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Marche 2

VPP SLUMP? HOW TO MOTIVATE EMPLOYEES AFTER YEARS OF BEING VPP

Sara Montez-Diaz, Marine Corp Logistics Base Barstow, Safety Specialist

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Marche 3

ANNUAL EVALUATIONS AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT – KEEP THE MOMENTUM GOING!

Peter Wilsey, OSHA, VPP Manager

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Milan 1 and 2

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

VPP Element; Hazard Prevention and Control

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Marche 1

EFFECTIVE REFRESHER TRAINING

Earl Brown, Industrial Psychologist, Inc., President and CEO

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Marche 2

HOW SITUATIONAL AWARENESS IMPROVES SAFETY

Dr. Richard Gasaway, Situational Awareness Matters, President

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Marche 3

TITLE

Name

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm
Exhibit Hall

Networking Break

Sponsored by:

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Milan 1 and 2

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

VPP Element; Safety and Health Training

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Marche 1

WE ALL HAVE CHOICES – ONE OF OURS SHOULD BE CREATING A CULTURE OF CARING

Kathi Dobson, Alberici Constructors, Safety Director

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Marche 2

TRENDS IN DRUG ABUSE 2022

Margaret Gilbert, ASAP Drug Solutions, Director of Marketing

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Marche 3

TITLE

Name

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Region IX 5K Fun Run

8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Promenade

REGISTRATION

6:45 am – 7:45 am
TBD

Breakfast

Sponsored by:

8:00 am – 8:45 am
Milan 1 and 2

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

Contractor Safety

8:00 am – 8:45 am
Marche 1

WHAT’S NEW WITH THE REGION 9 OSHA TRAINING INSTITUTE EDUCATION CENTERS

Lisa, Raul, Cari, and Stephanie; OTIEC

8:00 am – 8:45 am
Marche 2

THE ART AND SCIENCE OF EFFECTIVE SAFETY LEADERSHIP

Ryan Bouda, LEAP Training & Coaching, Trainer

8:00 am – 8:45 am
Marche 3

TITLE

Name

9:00 am – 9:45 am
Milan 1 and 2

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION – SHARP

9:00 am – 9:45 am
Marche 1

WORKSITE ANALYSIS – HAZARD ANALYSIS ON JOB TASKS – WHAT IS THE BEST METHOD?

Scott Genta, Safety Management Services, Safety Spec.

9:00 am – 9:45 am
Marche 2

HAZARD HUNT

Karen Tynan, Ogletree, Chair; Noel Hernandez, Ogletree, Associate

9:00 am – 9:45 am
Marche 3

TITLE

Name

9:45 am – 10:15 am
Promenade

Networking Break

Sponsored by: Honeywell

10:15 am – 11:00 am
Milan 1 and 2

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

Remote Audits

10:15 am – 11:00 am
Marche 1

SPEAK UP, LISTEN UP, FOLLOW UP: PSYCHOLOGICAL SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE

Ryan Bouda, LEAP Training & Coaching, Trainer

10:15 am – 11:00 am
Marche 2

OSHA RECORABILITY – YOU MAKE THE CALL!

Jessie Atencio, ADOSH, Director; Tami Ditmar, Raytheon, EHS Manager

10:15 am – 11:00 am
Marche 3

TITLE

Name

11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Milan 1 and 2

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

Employee Engagement

11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Marche 1

EMPLOYEE INVOLVEMENT SUCCESS FACTORS – WHAT WORKS?

Scott Genta, Safety Management Services, Safety Specialist

11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Marche 2

LEAVING A SAFETY LEGACY

Wylie Davidson, Legacy Safety Solutions, Owner

10:15 am – 11:00 am
Marche 3

TITLE

Name

12:00 – 1:00 pm
Milan Ball Room

Lunch / Closing

Sponsored by:

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Milan 1 and 2

VPP RECERTIFICATION WORKSHOP