Strategies for Safety Excellence

  •  March 8, 2024
     7:30 am - 2:30 pm

Achieving safety excellence within organizations can be challenging due to various factors. This course delves into the development of effective safety strategies that prioritize continuous learning and collaboration with leadership to proactively address risks. By analyzing a comprehensive case study of CEO Paul O’Neill’s tenure at Alcoa, you’ll gain insights into how safety can become a core organizational value.


  • Analyze both past failures and successes to promote a culture of safety.
  • Understand the importance of deliberate strategy in sustaining safety excellence.
  • Learn how to utilize foresight to influence positive safety outcomes.
  • Address the “knowing-doing gap” in safety practices.
  • Identify and rectify leadership methods that hinder employee engagement and safety culture development.

Recommended Reading: ASSP PSJ April 2023, Article – “Making Safety a Keystone Habit: Strategies for Transforming Performance”


Earl H. Blair, Ph.D., CSP, FASSP, is an ASSP Fellow, adjunct professor of safety management at Indiana University, and president of Blair International LLC. He is an award-winning author and teacher. Prior to teaching, Blair worked as a safety professional in various industries and led two of the earliest industrial sites in the U.S. into OSHA Voluntary Protection Programs Star sites. As a consultant, Blair conducts safety training and delivers keynote presentations and workshops for corporations and safety professionals throughout the U.S. and internationally. In 2018, Blair was recognized with the BLR Lifetime Achievement in Safety Award. He is a professional member of ASSP’s Central Indiana Chapter and a member of the Society’s Consultants Practice Specialty


7:30 am – 7:45 am             Process through Argonne Visitor Center

7:45 am – 8:00 am            Chapter Announcements & Introductions

8:00 am – 12:00 pm         Presentation

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm          Working Lunch (lunch is provided)

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm            Tour Argonne National Laboratory

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Important Notes:

  • This session is limited to 40 participants!
  • A REAL ID compliant identification will be required to gain access to Argonne National Laboratory.  Click here for a list of acceptable forms of identification.

Not a current member apply here and select Three Rivers as your primary chapter, see you soon!

Register to Attend:

Tickets Price Qty
ASSP Members Onlyshow details + $100.00 (USD)  

Venue:   Argonne National Lab

9700 Cass Ave, Lemont, Illinois, 60439