Jean Payne, Dave Scott & Dr. Aaron Hager
Jean Payne with IFCA, Dave Scott with the Office of Indiana State Chemist and Dr. Aaron Hager with the University of Illinois, participate in a panel...More
Roger Waller
Roger Waller, with Agri-AFC, stops by the registration desk to pick up his materials. Safety School board members welcome participants as they arrive...More
Catching up
Catching up during a break, participants get the opportunity to network with other EH&S professionals throughout the day and half program...More
Chip Lerwick
Chip Lerwick, Managing Director with AON Risk Solutions, delivered the keynote address for participants. Chip talked about the emerging risks in agribusiness...More
Tom Bray
Tom Bray, J.J. Keller & Associates Transportation Editor, talks about DOT: Past, Present and Future during his presentation. Tom is a ...More
Chairperson Vanessa Sutherland
Keynote speaker, U.S. Chemical Safety Board Chairperson Vanessa Sutherland, explains the history and investigation process of the CSB...More
Becky Roark & Chairperson Vanessa Sutherland
Safety School President Becky Roark presents CSB Chairperson Vanessa Sutherland with a custom frame for providing the keynote address...More
Jeffrey Wanko
Jeffrey Wanko, Directorate of Enforcement Programs with U.S. OSHA, explains RAGAGEP (Recognized And Generally Accepted Good...More
Brian Bothast
Brian Bothast, Lead Compliance Specialist with OSHA, is always an audience favorite year after year. Brian has been involved as a speaker...More
Sven Rundman
OSHA's Supervisory Industrial Hygienist, Sven Rundman, talks with a participant during a break after his presentation on Hazard Communication...More
Andrew Moore
National Agricultural Aviation Association's executive director, Andrew Moore, talks about the history, evolution and future of aerial application as the...More
David Wulf
David Wulf, DHS Director of Infrastructure Security Compliance, discusses security in agriculture and how agribusinesses can improve...More
Ford B. West
Ford B. West delivers a thought-provoking and passionate presentation on the ResponsibleAg initiative and its importance for the industry...More
Dr. Fred Whitford
Always one to engage his audience, Dr. Fred Whitford uses a participant to help make his point during his presentation on Regulatory Training: Making...More
Kim Basham
Kim Basham, concrete expert and president of KB Engineering, answers questions regarding concrete repair methods...More
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 a 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
Roger Waller
Roger Waller, with Agri-AFC, stops by the registration desk to pick up his materials. Safety School board members welcome participants as they arrive. (2017)
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Catching up
Catching up during a break, participants get the opportunity to network with other EH&S professionals throughout the day and half program. (2017)
Close
Chip Lerwick
Chip Lerwick, Managing Director with AON Risk Solutions, delivered the keynote address for participants. Chip talked about the emerging risks in agribusiness. (2017)
Close
Tom Bray
Tom Bray, J.J. Keller & Associates Transportation Editor, talks about DOT: Past, Present and Future during his presentation. Tom is a regular presenter on the program each year and is ranked as a favorite by participants. (2017)
Close
Jean Payne, Dave Scott & Dr. Aaron Hager
Jean Payne with IFCA, Dave Scott with the Office of Indiana State Chemist and Dr. Aaron Hager with the University of Illinois, participate in a panel discussion on Dicamba. U.S. EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs joined the discussion via a call for all participants to hear. (2017)
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Chairperson Vanessa Sutherland
Keynote speaker, U.S. Chemical Safety Board Chairperson Vanessa Sutherland, explains the history and investigation process of the CSB. (2016)
Close
Becky Roark & Chairperson Vanessa Sutherland
Safety School President Becky Roark presents CSB Chairperson Vanessa Sutherland with a custom frame for providing the keynote address. (2016)
Close
Jeffrey Wanko
Jeffrey Wanko, Directorate of Enforcement Programs with U.S. OSHA, explains RAGAGEP (Recognized And Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices) to safety school participants. (2016)
Close
Brian Bothast
Brian Bothast, Lead Compliance Specialist with OSHA, is always an audience favorite year after year. Brian has been involved as a speaker with the safety school since 2008. (2016)
Close
Sven Rundman
OSHA's Supervisory Industrial Hygienist, Sven Rundman, talks with a participant during a break after his presentation on Hazard Communication. (2016)
Close
Andrew Moore
National Agricultural Aviation Association's executive director, Andrew Moore, talks about the history, evolution and future of aerial application as the keynote speaker. (2015)
Close
David Wulf
David Wulf, DHS Director of Infrastructure Security Compliance, discusses security in agriculture and how agribusinesses can improve security measures. (2015)
Close
Ford B. West
Ford B. West delivers a thought-provoking and passionate presentation on the ResponsibleAg initiative and its importance for the industry. (2015)
Close
Dr. Fred Whitford
Always one to engage his audience, Dr. Fred Whitford uses a participant to help make his point during his presentation on Regulatory Training: Making Your Words Count. (2015)
Close
Kim Basham
Kim Basham, concrete expert and president of KB Engineering, answers questions regarding concrete repair methods. (2015)
Close
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. (2014)
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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. (2014)
Close
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. (2014)
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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. (2014)
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Chad Colby
Attendees participate in a UAV demonstration given by Chad Colby, Ag Technology Expert with Ag Tech Talk, during his presentation of the Future of Drones in Ag. (2014)
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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. (2014)
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2018 Safety School
August 21 - 22, 2018
Asmark Institute Agricenter
14171 Carole Drive
Bloomington, IL
 
Sustaining Sponsors
2017 Safety School Agenda
Tuesday, August 22
7:30 am to 4:30 pm
Registration opens at 7:30 am
 
Keynote: Emerging Risk in Agribusiness
 
Chip Lerwick
Managing Director
Aon Risk Solutions
Taking the "Oh Crap" Out of a Crisis
 
Melanie Wilt
Chief Experience Officer
Shift•ology Communication
DOT: Past, Present and Future
 
Tom Bray
Transportation Editor
J.J. Keller & Associates
ResponsibleAg Program Update
 
Bill Qualls
Executive Director
ResponsibleAg
Recycling Non-Traditional Ag Plastics
 
Clinton Shocklee
TRI-Rinse, Inc.

Mike Harding
G. Phillips & Sons

Alan Meyer
AgLand Recycling
Grain Safety: Breathing Easy
 
John Lee
Safety, Health, Environmental
Services Director
Grain & Feed Association of Illinois
Sprayer Safety on the Road
 
Fred Whitford, PhD
Coordinator, Purdue Pesticide Programs
Purdue University
Wednesday, August 23
7:00 am to 11:30 am
Dicamba Going Forward
Can Obvious Issues Lead to Improved Management?

 
 
Jean Payne
President
Illinois Fertilizer & Chemical Association

Dave Scott
Pesticide Administrator
Office of Indiana State Chemist

Office of Pesticide Programs
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Don't Get Hosed: Fire Prevention for Agribusiness Operations
 
Ben Peetz
Agribusiness Risk Control
FCCI Insurance Group
New Walking Working Surfaces Standard
 
Ladder & Fall Protection Requirements
Brian Bothast
Lead Safety & Occupational
Health Specialist
Illinois Occupational Safety and
Health Administration