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27 July 17

Avetta's Tom Cecich to Present at MHLC 2017

This year’s Material Handling and Logistics Conference in Park City, Utah, includes Avetta Strategic Advisor Tom Cecich, who will be a featured presenter during one of the event’s many instructive breakout sessions.

The conference, which takes place September 10–13, 2017, at the Canyons Village at Park City Resort, is a 3+ day event of over 50 incredible educational sessions, a dream lineup of keynote speakers and presenters, and lots of networking.

Cecich, who in 2016–17 served as the 102nd president of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), will present on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Below is a summary of what he will discuss. For more information and to register, visit https://www.mhlc.com/index.cfm.

Intense Complexity Demands, Intense Safety—Here's How

Advanced technology and automation have reduced many of the workplace hazards associated with manual labor; but, they’ve also introduced different risks that require management focus. The changing demographics of the workforce necessitate new approaches to safety management in order to minimize worker injuries, illnesses, business losses, and supply chain interruptions. Worker safety has also become an issue of organizational sustainability and is of significant interest to a variety of stakeholders. In this session, Tom Cecich will help you assess your current risk levels, apply new standards and technologies, and recommend transitioning safety measurement systems to leading indicators (proactive actions) from lagging indicators (past incidents).

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