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FIA Safety Conference

This conference will focus on the ever-evolving safety regulations and compliance requirements your organizations must adhere to. Attendees will comprehensively understand the latest safety standards, learn how to implement adequate safety protocols, and explore innovative technologies to enhance safety practices.

2024 FIA Safety Conference
May 14-15, 2024
Warrensville Heights, OH

Hosted by the FIA Safety Committee, the Safety Conference will provide attendees with valuable educational programming and networking opportunities, including a plant tour at Charter Steel.

The program agenda includes topics such as:
     -   My Brain Made Me Do It - The Psychology of Safety
     -   OSHA's Top Five Biggest Compliant Trends
     -   New Tech Making a Difference BEFORE Injury Takes Place - What You're Doing Right & Not Just Wrong
     -   Tools and Guidance on How to Ensure You're OSHA-Compliant
     -   Lockout Tagout, Confined Spaces, ARC Flash, & Globally Harmonized System
     -   Fall Protection
     -   Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT's)
     -   How to Make the Most Out of Your Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
     -   Understanding Mental Illness - How Mental Health Impacts Workplace Safety
     -   Serious Injury & Fatality

In addition, attendees will participate in a two-panel discussion session: 
     -   OSHA's Frequently Cited Standards
     -   Interactive Peer Discussion: Job Safety Analysis

Click here to view the current agenda. 

Cost to Attend: FIA Member:                     Non-Member: 
First Attendee from Company                 $980  $1,180
Second Attendee from Company              $905  $1,105 

If you have questions about registration, or would like to submit a paper registration form, please contact Kathy Edwards at or call (216) 781-6260.

Plant Tour: Charter Steel:

Charter Steel is an American supplier of special bar quality steel (SBQ) products to customers worldwide. Charter Steel is a member of the Charter Manufacturing family of companies, which also includes Charter Wire LLC, Charter Automotive LLC, and Charter Dura-Bar, Inc.

Charter Steel was founded on the premise that the customer is the key ingredient in the steelmaking process. They melt, roll and process steel but, at their core, Charter Steel is a service business committed to continuously investing in the people and technologies that add value to their customer's products.

They are a comprehensive steel coil & bar provider from green rod to fully processed steel that provides consistent, high-quality steel, delivered on-time increasing customer productivity. Charter Steel maintains a growth mindset and immense service, operations and technical expertise to deliver creative solutions.

Charter Steel produces products containing typically 90% or greater recycled materials, leveraging Electric Arc Furnace melt technology coupled with expert rolling capabilities at both our Saukville, Wisconsin and Cleveland, Ohio locations. Distribution and processing facilities are located in Saukville, Wisconsin and Fostoria, Ohio. Charter Steel is a leading producer of cold heading quality steels and the largest coil processor in North America.

Please note: The plant tour facility, Charter Steel, reserves the right to refuse admittance to their facility. Charter Steel will have the opportunity to review the list of attendees prior to the event. If the company decides that someone on the is not permitted to participate in the tour, they will inform FIA. The FIA staff will then contact the attendee to let them know that they may not attend the tour.

Hotel Suggestions:

Cleveland Marriott East
Hampton Inn & Suites Cleveland-Beachwood
Aloft Cleveland Beachwood


Thank you Sponsor


Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations will be permitted until April 30, 2024 and will be refunded in full. After April 30, 2024 no refunds will be given, but substitutions are allowed if submitted to the FIA in writing.

Please Note:
No registration is final until accepted by FIA. FIA reserves the right to refuse registration/attendance to any person. Any registration that is not accepted by the FIA will be refunded in full.
5/14/2024 10:00 AM - 5/15/2024 12:00 PM
Eastern Daylight Time
Tri-C Corporate College Conference Center 4400 Richmond Road Warrensville Heights, OH 44128 UNITED STATES
This event is full.