The Pulp & Paper Safety Association (PPSA) marks its historic 75th Annual Health & Safety Conference at the landmark Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club, St. Petersburg, FL, June 17 – 20, 2018.

This unique educational experience spans two-and-a-half days and focuses on the latest trends and technology relating to workplace safety. Presented by vetted experts and innovators in the industry, sessions cover a variety of timely and topical issues, including:

  • Contractor Safety Management
  • Employee Engagement
  • Serious Injury and Fatality Prevention
  • OSHA Update
  • Safety Leadership
  • Ergonomics
  • New Technology Showcase
  • Innovator and Safety Committee

Serving as keynote speaker is Todd Conklin, Ph.D., author and worldwide consultant in organizational development and human performance safety. Dr. Conklin will be addressing “The New Human Performance Safety Theory.”

Also scheduled to present are:

  • Robert Cannon, Ph.D., safety management, injury prevention and ergonomics specialist
  • Richard Cerenzio, HSEQ Senior Director, ISN
  • Thomas E. Kramer, P.E., C.S.P., fall protection consultant

To learn more about the 75th Annual PPSA Safety & Health Conference, visit, or contact Ashley Westbrook at or 770-209-7284.


PPSA is a non-profit, non-political, international organization, devoted to the continuous improvement of safety throughout all aspects of the paper industry. From forest products to paper mills, to converting plants, to recycle collections centers, our membership is grouped by category to ensure a fair and appropriate basis for comparison. For more information, visit PPSA’s website at