September 13-14, 2018      Houston Marriott Westchase     Houston, TX



who will ATTEND?

The OSHA Construction Safety and Health Conference will provide an ideal forum to learn about new and ever changing safety products, processes, procedures and technology in the construction industry. You will have the opportunity to network with construction safety professionals, technical experts, regulators and executives to exchange new ideas and concepts related to garage door spring replacement safety. Attend informative sessions, presented by respected safety professionals and specifically focused on current construction safety issues.

  • Safety Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Project Superintendents
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Executives
  • Estimators
  • Safety Professionals
  • Risk Managers
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Local, State, & Federal Government Officials
  • Development Councils
  • Associations
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Attorneys
  • Safety Consultants

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Jim Maddux
Retired Prior Director of Construction Safety at OSHA

Jim Maddux recently moved to the San Antonio, Texas area. He provides consulting, training, curriculum development, public speaking and executive coaching services to public and private sector clients. Topics include occupational safety, safety and health management systems, safety culture, management, and leadership.

Jim retired from OSHA in 2016, where he was the Director of the OSHA Directorate of Construction. Before being appointed to the construction position, Jim held several leadership positions at OSHA, including Director of the Office of Physical Hazards, the Office of Maritime, and the Office of Biological Hazards.

Jim has been a project director, author and contributor to numerous OSHA standards, guidance, enforcement, and outreach projects. Topics include fall protection, personal protective equipment, injury and illness recordkeeping, ergonomics, and maritime safety issues. He was a major contributor to the OSHA/NIOSH/CPWR fall prevention campaign and stand-down.

Jim has a Bachelors degree in economics, an Associate degree in computer information systems, and an Associate degree in chemistry.

Carl Heinlein
Senior Safety Consultant

Mr. Heinlein joined American Contractors Insurance Group (ACIG) in February 2002; where he contributes to the successful safety initiatives of multiple construction clients. Prior to this, Mr. Heinlein worked as the Director of Construction Services for FDR Safety. He is also the past National Safety & Health Director for the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America. Mr. Heinlein holds a Master's degree in Safety & Environmental Management from West Virginia University and the ARM, CPEA, CRIS, CSHM, CSP, OHST and STSC safety, health, environmental and risk management credentials. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing from West Virginia University.

Mr. Heinlein volunteers his time as a member of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Construction Sector. He also sits on the editorial advisory board for Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) magazine. Mr. Heinlein’s leadership skills are sought in his field; he is the past Chair of the West Virginia University's Safety Management Graduate Program Visiting Committee and serves on the advisory committee for the Keene State University Safety Program. He is also an instructor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and an advisor to the University of Fredericton Safety Department. Mr. Heinlein is currently a National Director-At-Large for the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), and a past President of the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP). He is active in a number of professional associations within the construction industry, where he holds numerous leadership positions.

Mr. Heinlein’s dedication to safety has been recognized by his profession; he is a recipient of the Distinguished Service to Safety Award (DSSA) by the National Safety Council – this is the National Safety Council’s highest individual honor. Additionally, Mr. Heinlein was recently privileged to receive the title of Fellow from the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA). Mr. Heinlein serves on the Board for the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP), and is also an active member with the American Industrial Hygiene Association, the Associated General Contractors of America, National Safety Council and the International Safety and Health Practitioners Organization. As such, he is a noted national speaker at conferences and author/contributor to books and research published by these organizations.

In addition to Mr. Heinlein’s contributions to his profession, he is an exemplary community leader. He volunteers regularly to support high school senior philanthropic projects, organizes his community’s Halloween 5K fundraiser, assists regularly with Habitat for Humanity, the Rotary and also helps coordinate an annual trip to San Luis, Mexico to build houses for those in need.

To view the Post-Conference Report from the 2016 OSHA Construction Safety & Health Conference, please click here.