SBCA Safety Summit

Tuesday, October 23 • 1-4p

The SBCA Safety Summit is a pre-show educational opportunity for safety managers and advocates to gather insight and strategies to further develop their safety programs and practices in the component manufacturing industry. Join your peers to share experiences, opportunities, and successes in improving safety in your facility. The Safety Summit is designed to foster discussion and interaction between presenters and participants on a variety of topics focused on current industry trends and safety concerns. Generate increased safety awareness among your employees by participating in this inaugural event!


Brad & Delores GardnerDon’t Watch Dominoes Fall:
Implementing Behavior-Based Safety Practices | 1-2:30p

Presenters: Brad & Dolores Gardner, Helping Hand Presentations

Get inspired to redouble your safety efforts. Brad & Delores Gardner share their personal experience of how small mistakes and unsafe work habits can have big consequences. This presentation will make your rethink the risks you take every day, and the role that everyone can play in workplace safety.

Executive Level Safety:
How Involvement at the Top Affects the Bottom Line | 2:30-4p


Greg Griggs, Builders FirstSource

Greg is senior vice president of manufacturing at Builders FirstSource. He has 37 years of experience in the industry in production, design, operations, management and leadership. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma green belt.

David Lapkin, Marsh Risk and Insurance Services 

David is a Vice President with Marsh & McLennan Companies, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. His responsibilities include the overall strategy of design, placement, and structuring of risk mitigation programs. Dave is an enthusiastic advocate of safety not just for its own sake, but as a financial health imperative.

Kent Pagel, Pagel Davis & Hill, P.C. 

As SBCA legal counsel, Kent has been helping CMs manage design responsibility risks and liabilities since 1994. As president of the Houston, Texas law firm of Pagel, Davis & Hill, Kent advises local, regional and national companies involved in residential, commercial and industrial construction, providing counsel on matters of litigation and arbitration, insurance, liability, contracts, and operations.

Steve Stroder, California TrusFrame, LLCs


Take the conversation further in this year’s Learning Labs on the show floor!