2024 Safety Leadership Summit

NRECA’s premier industry, educational and networking event for electric co-op staff responsible for safety practices.

Nearly 900 safety professionals joined us in Kansas City, Missouri for 2024 Safety Leadership Summit—actively participating with colleagues, industry experts and thought leaders who are working on making significant safety improvements. Attendees connected with hundreds of members from across the country, accessed the latest safety resources and discussed important issues within the industry.

More to explore at 2024 Safety Leadership Summit

Our collaboration with Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange allowed us to take this event to the next level! With the support of Federated, we extended the duration of the event, secured top-notch speakers and incorporated robust networking opportunities to ensure attendees received the highest quality content and even more opportunities to connect with peers, experts and industry leaders to enhance their Safety Leadership Summit experience.

The 2024 Safety Leadership Summit program included:

  • Pre-conference Workshops: 2 full-day workshops and 4 half-day workshops
  • Noteworthy Keynote Speakers
  • Safety Improvement Talks (SITs) highlighting safety improvements by co-ops, for co-ops
  • Breakout sessions by leading industry and topic professionals
  • Exciting networking receptions and celebrations

Who Should Attend?

We encourage teams from all parts and levels of your organization to attend so that they can learn together to bring about real, lasting safety improvement. The Summit is specifically designed for:

  • CEOs/General Managers

  • Job Training & Safety Management

  • Loss Control Management

  • Crew Supervisors and Lead Line Workers

  • Line Workers and Frontline Crews

  • Human Resources Management

  • Engineering & Operations Management

  • Finance and Administration Management

  • Communicators and PR Professionals

Other co-op staff – safety is everyone’s responsibility!

Social Media Kit

Registrants, speakers and sponsors: Help spread the word about the Safety Leadership Summit with our social media kit. Use the hashtag #CoopSafety in your posts and tag NRECA.

Looking to earn credit?

If you have a professional credential that requires continuing education units (CEUs), the 2024 Safety Leadership Summit may be accepted for these CEUs.




Registration Fees

A special thanks to Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange, for making it possible to offer an exciting agenda at an affordable fee – making it possible for multiple people from the same co-op to attend and learn together.

In-Person Conference Registration (May 1-3)


Pre-Conference Workshop (April 30, Full-Day)


Pre-Conference Workshop (April 30, Half-Day)

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Planned & Unplanned Disruption: Embracing Change

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About the Location
Kansas City is sometimes called the "Barbecue Capital of the World." It is officially nicknamed the City of Fountains, with over 200 installations, ranking second in the world and exceeded only by Rome.
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