9:00 am Breakout Sessions
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Regulations Are Changing: Get Informed
Director, Highway & Transportation Division
The Associated General Contractors of America
The federal government has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking which will modify existing DBE rules. Find out what those changes are and how you can best address them in this session presented by AGC of America subject-matter expert.
How Will We Fund the Transportation System of Tomorrow?
Andrew McLean, MPP, JD
Transportation Policy Specialist
The Federal Highway Administration is funding a study through the Ohio Department of Transportation addressing options for funding the future’s transportation system needs as reliance on the motor fuel fee revenue wains. Hear about the funding options this team is looking into and how an adequate amount of funds can be raised. We’ll, also be looking into the electrical charging network for the vehicle fleet of the future.
The Real Cost of Safety
RICHARD MCELHANEY CSP, CRIS, MS
Rich has been in the Health and Safety Management field for over 29 years. He has provided safety consulting services for many companies on a global scale. Rich has presented and worked in Australia, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Panama, and Africa.
He received his B.S. in Occupational Safety and Health Management from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania in 1992. He has also earned his M.S. in Safety Science from West Virginia University in 2011. His professional designations include, Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and Construction Risk Insurance Professional (CRIS).
With over 29 years of diverse safety experience, Rich’s expertise includes an extensive knowledge in oil & gas, heavy civil construction, general industry, and MSHA. Areas of concentration include cranes, fall protection, confined spaces, safety training, scaffolding, and global safety program development. He is also an authorized safety trainer for OSHA, MSHA, and PEC Safeland. Rich has been an active member in American Society of Safety Professionals since 1990.