2022 Central Valley Professional Development Conference

  • 2022 Central Valley PDC
    May 10, 2022
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
ASSP Central Valley PDC
May 10th | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration is now open for the 2022 ASSP Central Valley PDC. You can plan on a full day of the profession’s best practices; focusing on Safety, Health and Environmental Issues.

7:00am-8:00am Registration & Expo

8:00am-9:00am Opening & General Session (Continental Breakfast)

9:00am- 9:30am Expo Time

9:30am-10:30am Concurrent Sessions

  • Session 1A – Highli Autonomous Agricultural Machines: a New way to Grow Safety Culture.  Speaker Jose Perez, SMS, OHST, CHST
  • Session 1B – Zoonotica: Are we at risk? Speaker – David Zarate
  • Session 1C – Large Loss Preparedness for Private Industry. Speaker – Ryan Porte
  • Session 1D – Industrial Ergonomics. Speaker – Carlos Vazquez

10:30am-11:00am Expo Time

11:00am-12pm Concurrent Sessions

  •        Session 2A – The Cal-OSHA Citation Process: Success in shark infested waters. Speaker- Tony Canizales, CSHO-GI, CHSO-CON, STS-GI
  •        Session 2B – Valley Fever: Clearing the air. Speaker- Rob Purdie
  •        Session 2C – Trenching Safety: What do you really Know? Speaker – Carl Morello, P.E., ARM, ALCM, AFIS
  •         Session 2D Field Observation and Coaching. Speaker- James Walsh

12:00pm-1:oopm Lunch – Sponsorship Recognition and Awards

1:00-2:00pm Lunch Keynote

Confessions of a Traveling Zombie,
Speaker – Tim Paige-Bottorff, M.S., CSP,CIT

2:00pm-2:15pm Expo time

2:15pm-3:15pm Concurrent Sessions

  • Session 3A – COntroling Employer Liability: What You Know are Should Know. Speaker Ben Cooper, CHST, CSHO
  • Session 3B – IIPP: The Start of A Great Safety Program. Speaker Daby Humber
  • Session 3C – Safety on Tribal Lands to Mitigate Liability. Speaker M.K. Youngblood
  • Session 3D – DOT/FMCSA Fleet Compliance. Speaker- Robert Steele, STS

3:15pm-3:30pm Expo Time

3:30pm-4:30pm Concurrent Sessions

  • Session 4A – 2022–Cal-OSHA Update. Speaker – Gene Glendenning
  • Session 4B – Developing Safety Through Leadership. Speaker John Scurek
  • Session 4C – Current Respirator Protection: What’s on the Market? What’s Working and what is Not. Speaker Tim Poston
  • Session 4D – Closing the Loop on Occupational Exposures; Workplace Monitoring and Medical Surveillance. Speaker Michael Puckett

4:30pm – 5:00pm Raffle and Closing Session

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Venue:   Clovis Veterans Memorial District

Venue Phone: 5592990471

Venue Website:

808 4th street, Clovis, California, 93612, United States