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2019 Safety Committees' Summer Meeting

Chicago, IL
08/14/19
 
Join your fellow AWO members in Chicago for AWO’s upcoming 2019 Safety Committees' Summer Meeting!
 
Developing a culture of safety within a company and throughout the towing industry requires embracing continuous improvement. The Safety Committees’ Summer Meeting is an event not to be missed for towing industry safety professionals seeking to learn innovative best practices from their peers. Topics include:
 
  • Subchapter M’s health and safety plan requirements and watertight/weathertight regulations
  • Advanced first aid training for traumatic bleeding emergencies
  • Portfolio progress updates from AWO’s Safety & Environmental Stewardship Department on Safety Leadership 3.0
  • Fall overboard lessons learned
  • Tools to identify cyber vulnerabilities and risks
  • AWO Tankering & Barge Operations Subcommittee’s best practices to mitigate personnel transfer risks during facility access/egress
  • Training opportunities designed to prepare workers for deck-level mariner jobs
  • Strengthening visual literacy as a safety skill
  • Managing high water conditions
  • Hazard recognition and control strategies
  • And more!
 

Additionally, attendees will have plenty of opportunity to network with fellow safety professionals across the various industry regions and sectors.

 
Click Here for the Meeting Agenda
 
To register for this meeting, please log in to the members-only side of the website and register via your member dashboard. You may also register by emailing Anne Fazzini (afazzini@americanwaterways.com) or Caitlin Kidd (ckidd@americanwaterways.com). You can view the current registration list for this event by clicking here.
 
Hotel Information
The Drake Hotel
140 East Walton Place, Chicago, IL 60611
 
The deadline for the group room block at the hotel has passed, but you can still make a reservation by calling 1 (800) 55-DRAKE.
 
 
We hope to see you in Chicago!