Kevin Shipman, Managing Director, McDowell Services LLC. 
Presents: Robotic Tank Inspection & Cleaning Presentation. Utilizing robotic technologies to reduce the need to place personnel into dangerous confined space areas.

Mr. Shipman has been working with robotic tank inspection and cleaning systems for more than 15 years. His experience includes both field services and the production of remote operated vehicles (ROV) that have been used to provide internal tank inspections and cleaning services while they remain full or without draining. The Robotic services are an advancement in the area of safety, whereas, they are designed to reduce the need for personnel (i.e. divers) to be place into unsafe confined space areas.

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William (Bill) Williford, Travelers | Auto exposures in the oilfield

Bill started his career with Lufkin Industries servicing and selling pumping units for 17 years. Last position was as a District Sales Manager. He then spent 15 years as a Safety Director in the trucking industry. The last fleet he managed was a fleet of 500 trucks running the US and Canada.
Bill then went to work with Travelers Indemnity in 2005 working with the accounts Travelers insures who have large fleets of vehicles on Safety and Risk Management programs. Bill moved to the Travelers' Oil & Gas Unit 9 years ago to help those insured in the Oil & Gas industry on their Safety and Risk Management programs including fleet Management.

Dean Wingo presents an Update on the NIOSH NORA

You may wonder what NORA stands for: National Occupational Research Agenda

The mission of the Oil and Gas Extraction Sector Program is to conduct research, partner with stakeholders, and develop and communicate workplace solutions to improve worker safety and health in the oil and gas extraction industry.

Eric Rosemann, CSP – Safety Presentation: “ANSI Z390 (H2S) Standard – It’s Here! Why Not Use It?”

Rachel Richter, Urban Wildlife Biologist, Texas Parks and Wildlife in the DFW area. Safety Presentation: Snake’s role in the ecosystem, snake identification, safety around venomous snakes, and what to do or not do if you do get bitten by a venomous snake.

Mickey Nevill with Basic Energy Services - Safety Presentation on SIMOPS (Simultaneous Operations)

Fall Protection – Jeff Lynch, Pam Smithson - Lone Star Safety Supply a Division of Ritz Safety

Kenny Jordan – Safety Statistics for the Well Servicing Industry”  AESC

Russell Ammons – The Opioid Epidemic - Psychemedics

Rick Ingram, founder of the STEPS network to speak.

Confined Space – Winter weather hazards 

Training that is not tedious

TCEQ – Scheduled Compliance Investigations

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Aimi Tanada, Environmental Investigator

DFW Region Air Section - Barnett Shale Team, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

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