Donnie Dippel
Keynote speaker, Donnie Dippel, President of Texas Ag Industries Association, explains the effects of the West Fertilizer explosion and how...More
Thomas Bray
Thomas Bray, Transportation Editor with J.J. Keller & Associates, discusses the finer points of the new challenges for driver compliance...More
Bill Basham, James Moore & Donnie Dippel
Bill Basham, BBT, Inc. President, James Moore, Eastern U.S. EHS Manager for CPS and Donnie Dippel, Texas Ag Industries Association...More
Brian Bothast
Lively as always, Brian Bothast, Compliance Specialist with OSHA, keeps things interesting during his presentation. Brian is a regular...More
Chad Colby
Attendees participate in an UAV demonstration given by Chad Colby, Ag Technology Expert with Ag Tech Talk, during his presentation...More
Billy Pirkle
Billy Pirkle, Senior Director of EHS for Crop Production Services, and also ResponsibleAg board chairman, helps to answer some questions...More
Donnie Dippel
Keynote speaker, Donnie Dippel, President of Texas Ag Industries Association, explains the effects of the West Fertilizer explosion and how it has impacted our industry. Donnie and his association have been an integral part of the process with the investigation into the West, TX incident that occured in April 2013.
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Thomas Bray
Thomas Bray, Transportation Editor with J.J. Keller & Associates, discusses the finer points of the new challenges for driver compliance. Tom has been in the transportation industry for over 30 years and is a valuable resource to the safety school.
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Bill Basham, James Moore & Donnie Dippel
Bill Basham, BBT, Inc. President, James Moore, Eastern U.S. EHS Manager for CPS and Donnie Dippel, Texas Ag Industries Association President, catch up during a break. Over 150 participants attended the 2014 Safety School.
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Brian Bothast
Lively as always, Brian Bothast, Compliance Specialist with OSHA, keeps things interesting during his presentation. Brian is a regular presenter at the safety school due to his vast experience and knowledge and he always has fresh material that is relevant and timely, making him a popular presenter with the attendees.
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Chad Colby
Attendees participate in an UAV demonstration given by Chad Colby, Ag Technology Expert with Ag Tech Talk, during his presentation of the Future of Drones in Ag.
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Billy Pirkle
Billy Pirkle, Senior Director of EHS for Crop Production Services, and also ResponsibleAg board chairman, helps to answer some questions about the new ResponsibleAg program. ResponsibleAg was a hot topic with attendees who wanted to learn more about how the program will work.
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2016 Safety School
August 23 - 24, 2016
Asmark Institute Agricenter
14171 Carole Drive
Bloomington, IL
 
Sustaining Sponsors
Tuesday, August 23
7:30 am to 4:30 pm
Registration opens at 7:30 am
 
Keynote Speaker
 
Vanessa Sutherland
Chairperson
U.S. Chemical Safety & Hazard
Investigation Board
RAGAGEP Explained
(Recognized And Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices)
 
Jeffrey Wanko, P.E., C.S.P.
Directorate of Enforcement Programs
U.S. Occupational Safety and Health
Administration
PSM - It’s Not So Scary
 
Paul Derig
Environmental Health & Safety Manager
J.R. Simplot Company
OSHA’s New Electronic Recordkeeping Rule
 
Brian Bothast
Compliance Assistance Specialist
IL Occupational Safety and Health
Administration
DOT: Past, Present & Future
 
Thomas Bray
Lead Transportation Editor
J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
GHS Workplace Labeling
 
Becky Roark
Manager, Emergency Response
Helena Chemical Company
Air Brakes University 101
 
Mike Templeton
Owner
Surface Transportation Consultant, LLC
Wednesday, August 24
7:00 am to 11:00 am
ResponsibleAg Program Update
 
Bill Qualls
Executive Director
ResponsibleAg
Worker Protection Standards Update & Certified Applicators
 
Proposed Changes
Nancy Fitz
Office of Pesticide Programs
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Rinsate Management
 
Dave Scott
Pesticide Administrator
Office of Indiana State Chemist
Sprayer Cleanout: Tips & Techniques
 
Fred Whitford, PhD
Coordinator, Purdue Pesticide Programs
Purdue University