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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2015 Safety School
August 25 - 26, 2015
Asmark Institute Agricenter
14171 Carole Drive
Bloomington, IL
 
Sustaining Sponsors
Tuesday, August 25
7:30 am to 5:30 pm
Registration opens at 7:30 am
 
Keynote Speaker
 
Andrew Moore
Executive Director
National Agricultural Aviation Association
DHS: Security in Agriculture
 
David Wulf
Director, Infrastructure Security Compliance
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Crisis Management Essentials
 
David McKnight
Director of Member Services
Agricultural Retailers Association
Changes in Driver Qualification:
 
What You Need To Do About Them
Thomas Bray
Transportation Editor
J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
The World of Concrete Experience
 
Matthew Pearson
Engineering Specialist
Office of Indiana State Chemist
Concrete Cracks:
 
Evaluation & Selection of Repair Methods
Kim Basham, PhD, PE, FACI
President
KB Engineering
Welcome to Process Safety Management
 
Brian Bothast
Lead Safety and Occupational Health Specialist
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Be Safe - Be Seen
 
Safety Vest Campaign
Phil Pirtle
Risk Manager
Ceres Solutions, LLP
Interactive Web Tools for PPE
 
Margot Boergartz
Sustainability & Business Stewardship Manager
Bayer Global
Wednesday, August 26
7:00 am to 11:30 am
ResponsibleAg Program Update
 
Ford B. West
Industry Spokesperson
ResponsibleAg
ResponsibleAg Panel
 
Anton Arnoldy - Contract Auditor
Arnoldy LLC

Tim Gocken - Manager, Audited Facility
Elburn Cooperative

Greg Groves - Internal Auditor
Crop Production Services
CAV: Safety on the Road
 
Donnie Taylor
VP of Membership & Corporate Relations
Agricultural Retailers Association
Leading a Safety Culture
 
Eric Svendsen, PhD
Principal & Lead Change Agent
Safety Built-In
Regulatory Training: Making Your Words Count
 
Fred Whitford, PhD
Coordinator, Purdue Pesticide Programs
Purdue University