The Can't Miss Safety Event for
Employee Teams and Their Leaders

Safety in Action is the world’s only conference dedicated to the employee teams and leaders who drive safety in the workplace. Led by the world’s best safety teams and experts, Safety in Action inspires, engages, and equips employees to build safer workplaces and communities.

Why Attend

Be Inspired

Safety in Action brings together working safety teams and leaders to share ideas on issues from behavior-based safety and employee engagement to emerging technology and the future of risk. Inspiring talks will broaden your team’s perspective and encourage you to think — and act — bigger.


Safety in Action features over 100 breakout sessions led by the world’s best safety teams and experts. Learn how your peers are meeting today’s biggest safety challenges and adapting to the changing workplace.

Take Action

Safety in Action empowers you to drive change in the work environment and beyond. Learn how teams like yours are building dynamic safety processes, breaking down barriers, and getting results – bringing home a plan of action for your team to apply in the year to come.


Safety in Action isn’t just a conference, it’s a community of people building the world’s safest companies. Exchange ideas and build relationships with like-minded safety leaders from across industry – and rub elbows with the teams making safety history at the dynamic Safety in Action Showcase.

2018 Speakers

Craig Morrison

Craig Morrison
Retired CEO
Hexion Inc.

Erika Plumb

Erika Plumb
2018 Steering Committee Co-Chair

Don Owens

Don Owens
2018 Steering Committee Co-Chair
Owens Corning


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2018 agenda

Monday, March 12
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Conference Check-In
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Pre-Conference Seminars
Tuesday, March 13
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Conference Check-In
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Pre-Conference Seminars
Wednesday, March 14
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Conference Check-In
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Pre-Conference Seminars
3:00 - 6:00 PM Welcome Reception & Safety Showcase
Thursday, March 16
6:30 - 8:00 AM Conference Check-In & Breakfast
8:00 - 9:30 AM  General Session & Keynote Speaker
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Conference Sessions
12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 - 5:00 PM Conference Sessions
Friday, March 16
6:30 - 8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Conference Sessions
12:00 - 1:30 PM Conference Lunch & Closing Remarks

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Drawing on groundbreaking new methodology, DEKRA offers an approach to enhancing existing BAPP technology implementations by augmenting observations with inquiry and interviews to detect SIF exposures.

Building fluency in exposure change is an iterative process. It takes field experience and time. Sustaining it also depends on a culture that supports exposure response.

More data doesn't necessarily mean more information. Fluency in data analysis principles (for example, knowing the difference between causation and correlation or understanding statistical significance).

What leaders learned that got them where they are frequently serves them poorly when they tackle safety. Leaders are promoted for their ability to produce, not for building a legacy.


Events & Networking

Welcome & Keynote


We kick 2018 Safety in Action off with a high-energy welcome that celebrates our safety heroes. Then our keynote speaker, Craig Morrison, will inspire you to achieve greatness no matter what life throws at you.

Safety Showcase


Meet the people who are changing safety as we know it. From ground-breaking innovators and experts to the teams making injury-free workplaces a reality, The Safety Showcase and reception is an interactive experience unlike any event you’ve ever seen.



Get your team fired up with topics and speakers who will inspire, challenge, and motivate you to see – and do – safety differently.

Closing Lunch


The Closing Lunch completes your conference experience with a working session that will help your team fuel up for the journey home and pack up what they’ve learned for a great safety year back home.




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