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Wisconsin Safety Council Safety Forum

October 2, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 3:45 pm

1-day event packed with advanced Safety Courses covering:

  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Food safety


Robert Bonack OSHA Safety Forum Packet Cover
Richard Hawk
Make Safety Fun

Opening Keynote
Robert Bonack
Area Director, OSHA – Appleton Office

Closing Keynote
Click the image
above for Safety Forum



Times  Track 1 – Food Safety (Michigan Room) Track 2 – Manufacturing (Iroquois North Rooms)
Track 3 – Construction (Ontario Room)
 7:30-8:00 Registration
8:00-9:15  Welcome: Janet Metzger, WSC
Opening Keynote: Lead the Way to an Accident-Free Workplace
Richard Hawk, Make Safety Fun
9:15-9:30  Break
9:30-10:45  Ergonomics Program-A Process Approach to
Successful Implementation

Phil Van Ess, Sargento Foods, Inc.
Just Imagine! How to Come Up With Innovative
Ideas to Keep Your Safety Program Fresh  Alive
Richard Hawk, Make Safety Fun
Philosophy of Safety Education
Gabe Gutenberger, Tweet Garot Mechanical Contractors
10:45-11:00   Break
11:00-12:15  Partners in Prevention: Linking Food Protection
and Safety
Casey Shilling, Colony Brands
Certification Made Easy
Rich Bizek, ATI Metals
OSHA Inspections
Mike Murray, Hooper Construction
12:15-1:30  Lunch
1:30-2:45  FSMA: Key Trends and Concerns
Emily Lyons, Michael Best
Noise: It’s Everyone’s Loss
George Gruetzmacher, WI State Laboratory of Hygiene
Mindfully Safe: Improving Your Company’s Safety
Performance by Helping Employees Pay Better Attention

Richard Hawk, Make Safety Fun
2:45-3:00  Break
3:00-3:30  Closing Keynote: OSHA Update
Robert Bonack, OSHA – Appleton Office
Closing Remarks & Prize Drawings
Janet Metzger, WSC

Session Descriptions


Discounted WSC/WMC Member Price: $250
Non-Member Price: $300
Lambeau Tour/Breakfast on 10/3: $75


Registration confirmations will be Emailed. Pre-registration is required. Please indicate the preferred track you plan to attend; however you may attend any combination of classes.


We encourage group participation by providing the following special discount rate. Organizations that register five or more employees will receive a 10% discount on each Forum fee when paid online. Please use promo code 10off.


Radisson Hotel & Conference Center/Oneida Casino
2040 Airport Dr, Green Bay, WI 54313
Phone: 920.494.7300
Call direct for discounted room rate of $229 single/double occupancy for night of Sept. 30 or Oct. 1
Night of Oct. 2 will be charged $119 single/double. Please specify group code “WI Safety Council” to receive special rates. Reservations must be received by Sept. 9.

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If you are interested in sponsoring the Wisconsin Safety Council Safety Forum, please contact Janet Metzger at 608.258.3400 or jmetzger@wisafetycouncil.org.

Sponsor Levels:

$10,000 Event & Keynote Sponsor
$7,500 Keynote Speaker Sponsor
$5,000 Lambeau Field Tour Sponsor
$2,500 Vendor Partner (Contribution or In-Kind Donation of $2,500 or more)
$250 Raffle Prizes (Gift Card or Prize of $250 value or more)


LAMBEAU TOUR & BREAKFAST –  Experience Lambeau Field in a Whole New Way

October 3
Private tour for Safety Forum Attendees only!
Limited seating; you must register and pay in advance.
Lambeau Tour/Breakfast: $75

8:00 Breakfast in their MVP Box with great view of historic South End Zone of Lambeau Field including an exclusive safety presentation by Jeff Stauber, GB Packers Emergency Planner/Safety Coordinator
Followed by a 1.5 hour private guided tour to include: Bob Harlen Plaza, walk though  game day suite, experience the Players’ Tunnel, plus view the newly constructed South End and Roof Top Viewing Deck!
Lambeau Field, 1265 Lombardi Avenue, Green Bay
Tours will start at 9:15 and 9:30
Participants responsible for own transportation to/from Lambeau Field


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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSE (PDC) – Lift Truck Operator, Train-the-Trainer

Course is scheduled the day prior to the Safety Forum

Learn how to train your forklift operators for safe operation and meet OSHA requirements. Our one-day classroom course teaches candidate instructors how to develop and deliver complete in-house training programs, design exercises for staff evaluations, and instruct non-operators how to work safely around forklifts.

What you’ll learn:

  • OSHA Powered Industrial Truck Standard 1910.178 and 1926.602 compliance
  • How to evaluate operators’ performance
  • How to educate non-operators about working safely around powered industrial trucks
  • How to teach safe procedures and maintenance

October 1
Radisson Hotel/Oneida Casino
2040 Airport Dr, Green Bay, WI 54313
Phone: 920.494.7300

Discounted WSC/WMC Member Kit Price: $425
Non-Member Kit Price: $555
Separate registration fees apply
8:30 Registration
9:00 – 3:30 Course with Lunch


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October 2, 2018
7:30 am - 3:45 pm
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Radisson Hotel & Conference Center
2040 Airport Dr, Green Bay, WI 54313 United States
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(920) 494-7300