Spring Thaw

CalCIMA Spring Thaw Safety Conference

March 16, 2022
Sacramento, CA
8AM - 3PM

April 12, 2022
Ontario, CA
8AM - 3PM

CalCIMA's annual Spring Thaw Safety Conferences are a great opportunity to showcase your company which will be recognized throughout the event. Sponsorships are available on a first-come first-serve basis. Register to sponsor by clicking the button below!



Vendors and suppliers who provide safety services or supplies to the mining and construction materials industry are invited to attend the Spring Thaws as a vendor! Register to become a vendor by clicking the button below!

Time Session Description
8 - 8:05am Welcome  
8:05 - 8:15am Fallen Miners Remembrance  
8:20 - 9:10am SESSION TBA  
9:15 - 9:35am Case Study: Mobile Equipment Collision Avoidance
Elysia Claudio - Vulcan Materials Company
A case study pilot mobile equipment collision avoidance technology installed at a California aggregate operation.  The talk will review preliminary findings.
9:35 - 9:40am Safety Tips  
9:40 - 10:00am BREAK  
10:05 - 10:25am MSHA's Pending New Rule on Haulage Safety
Willa Perlmutter - Stoel Rives
This talk will review pending MSHA' rule on haulage safety - the key elements that are expected; what vehicles and equipment it does and does not cover, what mime operators will likely have to do;
and insight on available resources that operators will need to comply.
10:30 - 10:45am MSHA Update General update; emphasis programs and district specific incidents
10:50 - 11:05am CalOSHA Mining & Tunneling* General Update
11:10 - 11:30am Concrete Pumper Safety
Russell Morton - National RMC
A work group of CalCIMA’s Safety & Health Committee has been reviewing best practices for mixer drivers around pump safety at job sites.  They will review key reminders.
11:30 - 11:35am Safety Tips  
11:40am - 12:00pm Coming out of isolation: How to reconnect with team members
Terry Tyson - Insight Services
The pandemic has had many of us separate from team members; but, as we get back in the workplace, reconnecting and reforming teams is not automatic.
This talk will review ways to communicate, listen, and rebuild those bonds and relationships important for working safely. 
12:00 - 12:45 pm LUNCH  
12:45 - 2:25 pm SESSIONS TBA  
2:25 - 3:00 pm Conclude  

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