Safety and Loss Control Conference (Cooperatives)

Wednesday, November 29, 2023 1:00 PM - Friday, December 1, 2023 12:00 PM (CST)


November 29 - December 1, 2023
W 1-5pm, Th  8-5pm, F 8-noon
Location: Holiday Inn & Suites, St Cloud

This unique session conference is designed for electric cooperative safety professionals to stay compliant with the changing rules.  Learn best practices, obtain valuable, program-enhancing tools and network with other supervisors and safety professionals from around the state. There will be plenty of opportunities to talk about current and emerging issues and discover successful safety programs in the safety round-table discussions.

Operation managers, line superintendents, safety coordinators, crew leaders/lead lineworkers and safety committee members

Wednesday, November 29
12:00    Registration

1:00p    The 8 habits of a highly effective safety culture, Rod Courtney, Ampirical   
3:00       Break
3:15       MN Gopher State One Call update, Tom Hoffman
3:45       MREA Safety Update, Anthony Lenz
4:15       Adjourn

Thursday, November 30
8:15      Federated Insurance update, Chad Knutson
9:00      NRECA update, Bud Branham
10:00    Break
10:15    HAAS Alert, Tom Parbs
11:45    Lunch
12:45   Clearing the Haze, Machelle Pearson, Trust In Us
1:45      MN Cooperatives Safety Panel
                Michael Mendiola, Minnesota Department of Public Safety
                Eric Kolcinski, CenterPoint Energy
                Others yet to confirm          
2:45      Sex Trafficking and exploitation in Minnesota, Cece Terlouw, Terebinth Refuge
4:30       Adjourn

Friday, December 1
8:00       MN OSHA Update, Lee Craig

9:00       MN Co-op Shares
               Chad Briese, Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative
               Brandon Lund, Dakota Electric Association
               Ashley Kincaid, People’s Energy Cooperative
               Tim Flint, Connexus Energy
            April Hutchcraft, Wright Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association

10:00     Break
10:15     Follow Me! What the Best Leaders Do to Get People to Follow, Ted Schick
11:30     Meeting wrap



Holiday Inn & Suites St Cloud
75 South 37th Ave
St Cloud, MN 56301
Call hotel directly 320-253-9000 and dial 2
Online reservations can be made by using this LINK
Ask for MREA rate $129 per night (room block ends October 29, 2023)


Holiday Inn & Suites
75 37th Ave South
St Cloud, MN 56301 United States
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Karen Miller
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Wednesday, November 29, 2023 1:00 PM - Friday, December 1, 2023 12:00 PM (CST)
W 1:00 – 5:00 Th 8:00 – 5:00 F 8:00 – Noon
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