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 […]

Guest column: Sustainability steward urges Florida businesses to change their mindset

Florida’s population is estimated to grow by 4 million by 2030. This growth provides tremendous opportunities to businesses in our state, but it also comes with increased risk to Florida’s fragile ecology. There is considerable opportunity for Florida businesses to communicate a message that they prioritize certain efforts beyond just revenue and profit.  After all, […]

Wellness is about so much more than health | Commentary

Health is defined as the absence of disease. Don’t you think it is odd to describe something as the absence of something else? Health is so much more. Wellness is a state of being in good health and it needs to be an actively pursued goal, not just the fact that something bad has not […]

Nautique Boat Company’s Greg Meloon Named to Florida Chamber Safety Council Advisory Board

Joins the Florida Chamber Safety Council’s movement to make Florida the safest, healthiest and most sustainable state in America. TALLAHASSEE, FL (July 7, 2021)— Nautique Boat Company President Greg Meloon is the newest Florida Chamber Safety Council Advisory Board member. “The Florida Chamber Safety Council Advisory Board guides the vision and strategy behind creating national […]

City Furniture’s George Zamora Joins Florida Chamber Safety Council Advisory Board

TALLAHASSEE, FL (June 21, 2021)— The Florida Chamber Safety Council today announced City Furniture’s Director of Safety George Zamora has officially joined its statewide Advisory Board. “Creating a culture of safety is so much more than simply having safety protocols in place,” said Florida Chamber Safety Council President Katie Yeutter. “The Florida Chamber Safety Council’s Advisory […]