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Sept. 13 & 14, 2022

White River

Conference Center

600 W. Sunshine Street

Springfield, MO

The Missouri EHS Conference brings together those working in environmental, health and safety roles to connect and learn about new compliance regulations, leading technology, work comp challenges, the healthcare landscape and the culture of safety.  


This 2-day conference will feature experts in the EHS field, covering a variety of topics and sharing best practices to ensure employees and facilities are safe.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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Conference Agenda


(Agenda, schedule and speakers subject to change).

Day 1 

8:00 AM

8:30 – 9:15 AM

9:30 – 10:20 AM

10:40 – 11:30 AM

12:00 – 1:00 PM

1:20 – 2:10 PM

2:30 – 3:20 PM

3:30 – 5:00 PM

Day 2

8:00 AM

8:30 – 9:30 AM

9:45 – 10:35 AM

10:50 – 11:40 AM

12:00 – 1:00 PM

1:30 – 2:20 PM

2:40 – 3:30 PM

Registration / Breakfast / Exhibit Hall Open

Keynote:  "How to Be a Leader When You're Not the Boss" – Terri Tucker, Tucker Resources

Breakout Session I

     "Quantifying Ergonomic Risk Using Evidence-Based Tools and Epidemiology Research" – Mark Heidebrecht, ErgoMethods

      "Creating a Job Hazard Analysis and How to Incorporate it Into Your Safety Culture" – Nicholas Henderson, Heartland Pet Food

     "Material Handling & Associated Risks" – Jonathon Robertson, Wiese USA

Breakout Session II

     "When Workers Compensation Claims Go Wrong" – Stephanie Cumley, viHRtual HR Services & Brooke Smith, Vessell Bridges


     "What to Do About OSHA! How to Prepare for an OSHA Visit and What to do to be OSHA-Compliant" – Russ Hinds,

          Mid-America Safety & Environmental


Breakout Session III

      "Pre-Planning for the Complexities of an EHS Emergency to Minimize Business Interruption" – Brian Wagler, SERVPRO-Missouri

     "Preparing for a Painless Environmental Audit" – Eric Emmett, Environmental Operations Inc.

     "Navigating the New Landscape of Healthcare" – Tom Jensen, Connell Insurance

Breakout Session IV

     "Building Sustainability into Operations"– Rebecca Keithley, True Manufacturing

     "OSHA Updates" – Bill McDonald, Department of Labor –  OSHA

     "Human Factors: The Science of Safety" – Mark Heidebrecht, Ergonomics International


Registration / Breakfast / Exhibit Hall Open

Panel Discussion: "The Culture of Safety"

     Facilitator:  Tony Spielberg, Manufacturing Ambassador, Cambridge Air Solutions

     Panelists:   Blake Pruitt, Divisional EHS Manager, CSP, Bass Pro Shops Distribution Centers I White River Marine Group

                        Conner Lalonde, Safety Coordinator, Cambridge Air Solutions

                        Pavel Bosovik, Founder & CEO, 27North Inc.

Breakout Session V

     "The Epidemiology and Biomechanics of Shoulder Injuries" – Mark Heidebrecht, ErgoMethods

     "Selling Safety to Management" – Kinneth Wallace, Valor Manufacturing Training

     "Identifying General Industry Hazards" – Mark Frerking, Retired Department of Labor

Breakout Session VI

     "General Duty Clause: Section 5(a)(1) Explained" – Todd Sieleman, Todd Safety Consultation

     "EHS Resources Available to Manufacturers" – Brian Jones, On-Site Safety & Health Consultation and

          Doug Neidigh, Missouri State University Pollution Prevention Program

     "All About OSHA" – Elizabeth Morales, Department of Labor – OSHA


Session VII

     "Reasonable Suspicion: Recognizing 'Under the Influence'" – John Throckmorton, Tomo Drug Testing

Breakout Session VIII

     "Safety Audits & Inspections" – Todd Sieleman, Todd Safety Consultation

     "Root Cause Analysis and Accident Investigation" – Steve Bell, Employers Health & Safety

     "A Deeper Dive into Reasonable Suspicion: Recognizing 'Under the Influence'" – John Throckmorton, Tomo Drug Testing

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