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2024 NSC Spring Safety Conference & Expo

May 14-16 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL


Have you registered for the 2024 NSC Spring Safety Conference & Expo? The event is set for May 14-16 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. It’s your opportunity to connect with other safety professionals, explore new products and services from more than 120 exhibiting companies, and learn from leading industry experts. Choose from more than 25 educational opportunities, including Professional Development Seminars and Technical Sessions. Go to to learn more and register.

NSC Spring Safety Conference & Expo Online

Note: In the May issue of our print magazine, Safety+Health lists every session and exhibitor. For our web readers, we're providing links to online resources.

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The Battle Between Safety I and Safety II: Who’s Right and Who’s Wrong?

It’s a heated debate: Safety I vs. Safety II. Safety I includes long-standing strategies such as behavior-based safety and risk/safety engineering. Safety II promotes human and organizational performance. The safety professional can get caught between these two schools of thought, which have some directly opposing ideas, such as their beliefs on the issue of “zero harm.” Safety I states that zero is a nonnegotiable goal, while Safety II says that aiming for zero is harmful. Which is right? Are these perspectives at odds with each other, or do both have a place in the safety pro’s toolbox?

Tim Page-Bottorff
Tim Page-Bottorff, MS, CSP, CIT
Senior Safety Consultant
Corrie Pitzer
Corrie Pitzer
CEO and Founder
Safemap International

Tim Page-Bottorff stopped by to talk about the upcoming keynote presentation for the April episode of “On the Safe Side.”

Make time for a Learning Lab session

Shorter than an average Technical Session but still packed full of content, NSC Learning Lab sessions will take place on the Expo Floor throughout the show.

Recognizing an Opioid Overdose/Emergency in the Workplace
10 a.m. on May 15
Presenter: Michael Hogan, senior director, medical affairs strategy and operations, Emergent BioSolutions

How Your Maintenance Team Can Drive Your Safety Culture
1 p.m. on May 15
Presenter: David Miller, senior director of EHS, Advanced Technology Services

OSHA Update
2 p.m. on May 15
Presenter: William Donovan, regional administrator, OSHA, Department of Labor

10 New Trends That Keep Me Up at Night
10:15 a.m. on May 16
Presenter: Shawn Galloway, CEO, ProAct Safety

Injury Facts
11:15 a.m. on May 16
Presenter: Ken Kolosh, manager of statistics, National Safety Council

CEU guidelines

NSC follows the guidelines established by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. By attending the 2024 NSC Spring Safety Conference & Expo, you’re eligible to earn continuing education units, continuance of certification and certification maintenance credits. Learn more.

Learning Lab

More than 100 exhibitors

Expo floor hours: Wednesday, May 15, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; and Thursday, May 16, 9 a.m. - Noon.
Expo floor

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