National Hardwood Lumber Association

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Effective Safety Management & Leadership Strategies: Increasing Your Safety Grade

October 21 — 24, 2024
6830 Raleigh-LaGrange Rd.
Memphis, TN 38134 
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In recent months there have been safety incidents that have caught the attention of the staff here at NHLA. As a service to our industry, NHLA is hosting a 3-day safety leadership course focusing on safety and creating a culture of safety at your site. The seminar will be taught by EHS Support LLC, a new NHLA member company. EHS Support is a US company that originated in 2005 and has expanded globally. The trainers have over 25 years of experience in environmental, health and safety training.

For more information on EHS Support please visit their website at Home Page - EHS Support (

Who should attend: Mill and Operations Managers and Supervisors, EHS Coordinators

Expected Outcome: Learning to manage for a safe work environment by gaining a deeper understanding of compliance with regulations, safety principles, hazards, and risk mitigation strategies, with an emphasis on creating a culture of safety in your operations.

Price:  $1,995 members, $2,995 non-members;
includes hotel room for arrival Monday and departure Friday, transportation to/from hotel from/to NHLA and for tours, breakfast at the hotel, dinner Mon, Tue, Wed, lunch Tue, Wed, Thu;  hotel reservations will be made by NHLA staff for attendees and confirmation numbers sent 1-2 weeks prior to the event.  Note that registration for the event closes 2-weeks prior to the start date.
Monday arrival
4:15 pm meet in hotel lobby for transportation to NHLA
4:30 pm - Welcome Dinner at NHLA HQ
Day 1:  Tuesday
7:30 am pick-up at hotel for transportation to NHLA
8:00 am   What is your S.A.F.E.T.Y. Grade? Examine your compliance knowledge 
9:00 am   Safety comes at a cost.  What compliance programs do I really need?
10:30 am  Who is responsible for company safety programs?  What I say v. What OSHA says. 
12 noon   NHLA hosted lunch at NHLA 
1:00 pm   Me 1st.  Behavior Based Safety Training
2:00 pm  What's the HAZ?  Understand.

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