Hudson Valley Region (Rockland County)

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 7:00am to 2:15pm
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Venue: 
Rockland Community College Fieldhouse
Address: 
145 College Road
Suffern, NY 10901
Directions: 

West 
Thruway exit 14B for Airmont. 
Turn on Airmont Road.
(Right if traveling South and left if North.)
Airmont Road becomes Highview Road. 
Turn left onto College Road.
Rockland Community College will be on the left.

North
Take Route 202 W past Palisades Interstate Parkway. 
Turn left onto Route 306. 
Turn right onto Viola Road. 
Turn left onto College Road. 
Rockland Community College will be on the right.

East 
Palisades Interstate Parkway exit 9 I-90 W toward Albany.
Thruway W exit 14B Airmont Road.
Turn left onto College Road.
Rockland Community College will be on the left.

South
Thruway W exit 14B Airmont Road.
Turn left onto College Road.
Rockland Community College will be on the left.

Event Details

Seminar Agenda

7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.                       Registration

8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.                       Introductions

8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.                       Dig Safely New York, Inc. Presentation

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.                     Break

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.                   Utility Panel

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                  Keynote Speaker: Brandon Schroeder

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.                    Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.                      Who Wants to be an Excavator? Game

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.                      Closing and Raffle
 

Keynote Speaker -  Brandon Schroeder

brandon schroeder

Split second decisions, can change your life and your family’s lives forever. Brandon Schroeder, an experienced electrician of over 19 years, understands how a moment of poor judgment can echo throughout a lifetime. On August 24, 2011, Brandon survived an arc flash explosion — an explosion that should have wielded fatal results.

Brandon walks guests through his hauntingly relatable, life changing afternoon. In order to help you avoid the same mistake, Brandon will share his thought processes, discuss how industry standards have evolved, show you pictures of exactly what went wrong, and explain his recovery. Whether you work with electricity or not, this presentation will benefit you. Everyone has decisions to make about safety — many of them happen in an instant. If you have the wrong safety habits, you increase the chances of choosing the wrong decision—which can have affects that are impossible to undo.