In conjunction with Austin Regional Manufacturers Association, we’ll be hosting our 4th annual environmental, health & safety seminar on February 26th at the Norris Event Center in Austin.

We’ve revamped the agenda this year and will host 2 separate events: The event on the 26th will focus entirely on health and safety OSHA compliance & risks, and we’ll host a separate environmental and hazardous materials compliance event later this year.

Here’s the agenda:

Agenda for Health & Safety Compliance & Risk Seminar

Date: February 26th, 2019

Time: 8am – 4:15 pm

Location: Norris Conference Center, 2525 West Anderson Lane, #365, Austin, TX 78757


The seminar will cover which OSHA health & safety laws apply to Texas manufacturers, how to mange them, and the significant liabilities companies face when failing to do so.  This year we’ll also address related Workers Compensation, workplace violence & ergonomic factors and risks.


  • OSHA Austin Area Office Director
    • Casey Perkins, CSP: OSHA Area Director
  • OSHA Austin area Office Representative:
    • Joann Natarajan: Compliance Assistance Specialist
  • Marsh Wortham
    • Mark Gaskamp, CSP, CRM, CIC, CPCU, ARM ALCM, Senior Vice President
  • Firestorm
    • Missan Eido, Principal
  • Health Works Ergonomics
    • Lisa Harris, Founder & Consultant
  • Berg Compliance Solutions, LLC:
    • Bradley Prais: Senior Environmental, Health & Safety Consulting Manager
    • Tommy Berry: Staff Environmental, Health & Safety Consultant

Schedule & Presentations:


Speaker: Joann Natarajan: Compliance Assistance Specialist

8:00 – 8:45:  Top 10 Violations for General Industry

9:00 – 9:45:  Walking & Working Surfaces


Berg Compliance Solutions:

Speaker:  Brad Prais, Senior EHS Consultant & Operations Manager

10:00 – 10:45: The Hidden Costs of Workplace Injuries & Case Study/Real-Life Impacts

Marsh Wortham Insurance:

Speaker:  Mark Gaskamp, CSP, CRM, CIC, CPCU, ARM ALCM, Senior Vice President

11:00 – 11:45:  EMR & Return-To-Work

Lunch Break:  11:45 – 12:30 pm

Health Works Ergonomics:

Speaker:  Lisa Harris, Founder & Consultant

12:30 – 1:15: Ergonomic Hazards In Manufacturing


Speaker:  Missan Eido, Principal

1:15 – 2:00pm:  Preventing Workplace Violence & OSHA Requirements


Speaker:  R. Casey Perkins, CSP:  OSHA Area Director

2:00 – 2:45:  OSHA Enforcement Priorities and Local Trends/Onsite Inspections with Case Study/OSHA Best Practices Following Citations

Berg Compliance Solutions:

Speaker:  Tommy Berry, EHS Consultant

3:00 – 4:15:  A Deep Dive Into OSHA’s Lockout/Tagout Standard