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Thank you for your viewing the information from WEDA's Safety Commission Webinar 'From Pandemic to Endemic: Sustaining a Safe Working Environment in The COVID Era' today. We give HUGE thanks to Julie Hile, Sheri Brenner, Rebekah Troxell, Henry Schorr, Armand Riehl, and Erin Jensen for taking the time to put together this informative and beneficial webinar. The links to view the webinar online, presentation slides, and webpage are below. 

Submit applications by April 8th for the 2022 Safety Excellence Awards. Click here for all details. Awards will be presented at the Dredging Summit & Expo in Houston. 


When occurred:
Wednesday, February 23, 2022


General Webinar Overview:   

As Covid-19 and its variants continue to impact daily safe operations, WEDA members are redefining normal and figuring out how to get there sustainably. The WEDA Safety Commission will host a panel featuring the Association’s 2020 and 2021 Safety Excellence Award winners, who will discuss new standards, protocols, and practices necessarily emerging, some of them helping us hold steady and others making us better than ever. Join us as Ballard Marine Construction, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, JE McAmis and Manson Construction Company share what they have learned from the Covid experience and where their safety efforts are headed.

  • Panelists:

    • Sheri Brenner, Director, QHSE, J.E. McAmis
    • Armand Riehl, VP, Sr Project Sponsor, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co.
    • Henry Schorr, P.E., VP, Manson Construction Company
    • Rebekah Troxell, Director of HSE, Ballard Marine

    Moderator: Julie Hile, President, Hile Group Inc., WEDA Safety Commission Chair
    Facilitator: Erin Jensen, Performance Consultant, Hile Group Inc.

PDH Credit:
A certificate for one (1) professional development hours will be available for all participants who attended this webinar or viewed the recorded webinar online. 


Thanks and we look forward to seeing you online! 

~ WEDA Educational Commission