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Feb 27

Safety Fest TN: Community Safety Forum

February 27, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Safety Fest TN will hold a community safety forum on February 27, 8:00 – 10:00 a.m., at Pollard Auditorium.

The forum’s focus is From the Worker’s Perspective, featuring representatives from DOE prime contractors and a subcontracting company to discuss the large and small challenges of keeping workers safe on the job. Part of the discussion will include how safety training and practices on DOE projects translates into safety at home and in the broader community. Join us at 8:00 for coffee and bagels. The program will start at 8:30 and end promptly by 10:00.

Community Safety Forum

AGENDA: From the Worker’s Perspective

8:00 – 8:30 – Networking (coffee and bagels)*

8:30 – 8:45 – Welcome and Safety Topic: Max Bertram, ORNL**

Update on Safety Fest TN: JJ Rochelle, Pro2Serve**

8:45 – 9:45 – From the Worker’s Perspective: Moderator: Jenny Freeman**

  • Kent DeRoos, Vice President of Field Services – GEM Tech
  • David Joyce, Field Safety Rep – ORNL
  • Stephanie Miller, ESH Operations Manager – UCOR
  • Gene Sievers, Director ES&H – CNS

9:45 – 10:00 – Q&A and adjourn

*Provided by ETEBA and Hot Bagel Co.

**Members of the Safety Fest TN Executive Team

Safety Fest TN will hold a Community Safety Forum on February 27, 2019, at Pollard Auditorium, in the Pollard Technology Conference Center, 210 Badger Ave., Oak Ridge. The time is 8:00a.m. – 10:00a.m.  An agenda is attached. The event is free and open to the public. The program is kicked off at 8:30, preceded by networking with coffee and bagels provided by Hot Bagel Co. at 8:00a.m.

From the Worker’s Perspective will feature a panel of 4 safety professionals representing Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Consolidated Nuclear Security, UCOR, and Gem Tech, Inc. These safety experts will discuss issues that impact worker safety on a daily basis on DOE Oak Ridge Reservation sites and the safety practices in place at each site to ensure worker safety. How those safety practices transfer back to the home and into the community will also be explored.

Safety Fest TN is a week-long safety event, April 29-May 2, and features over 80 safety training classes and workshops, along with demonstrations and a Safety Expo, all of which are free to anyone who registers. Safety Fest TN classes are centered at the Y-12 New Hope Center. Other locations in Oak Ridge and Knoxville, including Pollard Technical Center, are also utilized. Registration will open later this spring. For more information and updates, please check


February 27, 2019
8:00 am - 10:00 am
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Pollard Technology Conference Center
210 Badger Ave
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States
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