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Advocacy in Action: Advancing the Policies Necessary to Become the Safest, Healthiest and Most Sustainable State in the Nation

The Florida Chamber Advocacy Team had some incredible wins during the 2024 legislative session helping to advance the Florida Chamber Leadership Cabinet’s vision to become the safest, healthiest and most sustainable state in the country. As the Leadership Cabinet provides thought leadership, training and direction, the government affairs team works with lawmakers to advance the […]

2024 Leadership Conference | John Doolittle Closing Keynote

We are excited to announce that US Navy (Ret) Captain John Doolittle will close out our 2024 Leadership Conference on Safety, Health + Sustainability. Captain Doolittle’s remarkable career and extensive leadership experience in the US Navy make him uniquely qualified to share his insights. Here’s what Captain Doolittle will cover in his speech: The importance […]

2024 Leadership Conference | John O’Leary Keynote

We are thrilled to announce an exclusive keynote session featuring John O’Leary, CEO of Live Inspired. This morning keynote will motivate and empower you to take charge and live each moment with intention. O’Leary is a renowned speaker, author and CEO who has enabled countless individuals and organizations to live with greater passion, purpose and […]

2024 Leadership Conference | Leadership Breakout Sessions

Are you ready to ignite your leadership potential and drive positive change in your organization? Join us at the 2024 Leadership Conference on Safety, Health + Sustainability, where powerful leadership breakout sessions, led by Jesse Parrish, Program Manager and Joseph Cook, Instruction Manager & Senior Instructor of WinShape Teams, will equip you with the tools […]

2024 Leadership Conference | Health Breakout Sessions

As you gear up for the 2024 Leadership Conference on Safety, Health + Sustainability, we can help you prioritize the health and well-being of your most valuable asset – your employees! Our Health Breakout Sessions offer insightful discussions and practical strategies to cultivate a healthy and thriving workforce, ultimately boosting productivity, morale and retention. Don’t […]

2024 Leadership Conference | Safety Breakout Sessions

As you plan your schedule for the 2024 Florida Chamber Leadership Conference on Safety, Health + Sustainability, don’t miss out on the Safety Breakout Sessions. These expert-led workplace safety breakout sessions are diverse, catering to various leadership roles and industry needs. Whether you’re a Safety Manager, CEO, Human Resource professional or business owner, there’s a […]

2024 Leadership Conference Full Agenda is Now Available!

The wait is over! We’re thrilled to unveil the full agenda for the highly anticipated 2024 Leadership Conference on Safety, Health + Sustainability. This year’s program promises an even deeper dive into the critical issues impacting today’s workplaces. Prepare to be inspired by renowned keynote speakers, engage in dynamic breakout sessions and network with visionary […]

Guest opinion: Practicing safety preemptively to protect employees

Would you consider safety to be your company’s number one priority? Many companies care about safety, but only when they have to. It is not present in their mission or vision statements nor is it woven into the everyday fiber of the organization. Looking past safety policies and binders of training material on dusty shelves […]

Let’s make workplace safety a priority in Florida

Workplace safety is essential, and the need is apparent in Florida as workplace fatalities continue to rise. According to the Florida Chamber Safety Council’s recent Florida’s Status on Health, Safety and Sustainability Research Report, in 2020, Florida’s workplace fatality rate per 100,000 workers landed at 3.08, just ahead of the United States’ overall rate of […]

OPINION: In Florida, safe workplaces start with leadership

Workplace safety is more important now than ever. Between 2011 to 2018, Florida ranked 34th in the nation with 1,950 workplace fatalities, and nearly 28% of those fatalities occurring in construction alone. As chair of the Florida Chamber Safety Council and corporate safety leader with NextEra Energy, it’s been my experience that great safety performance […]