First Appalachian Safety Summit

June 12, 2015 - Kingsport, TN

Featuring: Steve Roberts, Ph.D (Safety Performance Solution) | Dr. Dwight Harshbarger (West Virginia University)  | Dr. Timothy Ludwig (Appalachian State University & Safety-Doc.com) | Dr. Shawn Bergman (Appalachian State University)

Steve Roberts delivering his presentation on measuring safety culture.

Steve Roberts delivering his presentation on measuring safety culture.

Dr. Timothy Ludwig delivering his presentation discussing "Maturing Your Safety Culture."

Dr. Timothy Ludwig delivering his presentation discussing "Maturing Your Safety Culture."

Attendees traveled to Kingsport, TN to learn about promoting a culture of safety within the workplace.

Attendees traveled to Kingsport, TN to learn about promoting a culture of safety within the workplace.

Dwight Harshbarger providing the audience insight from his latest novel, Valley at Risk: Shelter in Place.

Dwight Harshbarger providing the audience insight from his latest novel, Valley at Risk: Shelter in Place.

Dr. Shawn Bergman explaining the importance of using good measurement principles to measure and analyze safety performance to better understand safety and performance issues.

Dr. Shawn Bergman explaining the importance of using good measurement principles to measure and analyze safety performance to better understand safety and performance issues.

Dr. Angela Lebbon discussing the relationship between feedback and safety observation.

Dr. Angela Lebbon discussing the relationship between feedback and safety observation.

The first Summit drew close to 100 attendees.

The first Summit drew close to 100 attendees.