Safety Tours

Benchmark your operations and learn world-class safety culture at manufacturing facilities or sites. Tours include a behind-the-scenes look at each facility's safety program, use of technology, and best practices. Each offers a guided tour of local manufacturers and provides time for questions and answers at the conclusion of the tour. Tour seats are limited, so register early to secure your opportunity.

NOTE: Should a new tour be announced after you have registered, you will have the ability to change your selection. Transportation to and from Renaissance Dallas and the plant will be provided. All attendees must utilize this transportation.

Raytheon

Raytheon

THIS TOUR IS FULL

 All participants must provide valid ID at the time of arrival.

Tuesday, November 5 - Morning Tour
9:30 am: meet in tour holding room
9:45 am: depart Renaissance Dallas
12:15 pm: estimated return time
Holding Room: Salon B

Tuesday, November 5 - Afternoon Tour
12:30 pm: meet in tour holding room
12:45 pm: depart Renaissance Dallas
3:15 pm: estimated return time
Holding Room: Salon B

What Attendees Will See:

  • A presentation discussing our RPM business as well as a number of our Environmental, Health and Safety best practices.
  • During our walking tour we will take the opportunity to showcase our subtractive manufacturing capabilities, our additive manufacturing capabilities, wet and powder paint, and surface treatment.
  • After the tour we will return back to the conference room for a short question and answer session. Among the best practices we will share are our Management Safety Commitment, the involvement of our employees in our health and safety programs, our zero waste program, our wellness program, our Permit to Work process used in Facilities as well as numerous safety improvements across the shop floor implemented by our employees.

Raytheon Precision Manufacturing is a high precision machine shop that has been a VPP Star site for 9 years. We are part of the Missiles Systems business of Raytheon with approximately 500 non union employees. We pridefully are a high mix, high volume internal metal manufacturing supplier to Raytheon with our ultimate customer being the defense industry and our war fighter. We are routinely recognized for our environmental stewardship as well as our proactive safety and industrial hygiene programs.

* Dress: This is a manufacturing facility so long pants are required. All shoes must be closed toe/closed heel. Heel height can be no more than 1.5 inches and must have a diameter of greater than 0.5 inches. Safety glasses and gloves will be provided.

Please note, All visitors must be U.S. Citizens. No foreign nationals.

Bell

Bell

THIS TOUR IS FULL

All participants must provide valid ID at the time of arrival.

Tuesday, November 5 - Morning Tour
7:45 am: meet in tour holding room
8:00 am: depart Renaissance Dallas
10:30 am: estimated return time

Holding Room: Salon B

Tuesday, November 5 - Afternoon Tour
12:30 pm: meet in tour holding room
12:45 pm: depart Renaissance Dallas
3:15 pm: estimated return time
Holding Room: Salon B

What Attendees Will See:

  • A presentation discussing our Environmental, Health and Safety Program.
  • During our walking tour we will be showing a Repair & Overhaul center that features manufacturing capabilities such as paint and surface treatment
  • After the tour we will return back to the conference room for a short question and answer session with Senior Safety Advocates and an overview of our EHS Programs.

Above and Beyond Flight

We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and to certify a commercial helicopter. We were aboard NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to the market. Today, we’re defining the future of on-demand mobility and vertical lift. EHS Programs are integrated into our products facilities and management process.

For decades, Bell has made its name known by building aircraft that saves lives. Rapidly delivering and retrieving warfighters in extreme, challenging environments. We’ve been developing agile machinery built for fast transport and swift movement for a while.

But creating the next-generation of vertical lift products means thinking above and beyond flight. When it comes to developing the world’s first air taxi or producing life-saving commercial and military aircraft, we have the innovative minds and the relentless drive to revolutionize search and rescue operations, business travel and vertical takeoff and lift. And we are just getting started.

*Dress: This is a manufacturing facility so long pants are required. No heels over two inches/ Diameter of the heel shall be at least one inch at the tread surface. The entire foot must be enclosed to a point on a line with the top of the arch and need to be fully covered in leather or leather-like material; no mesh. Safety glasses and gloves will be provided.
Please note, All visitors must be U.S. Citizens. No foreign nationals. A background check will be run prior to the tour date.

Amazon

Amazon

THIS TOUR IS FULL

Tuesday, November 5 - Afternoon Tour
12:30 pm: meet in tour holding room
12:45 pm: depart Renaissance Dallas
2:30 pm: estimated return time
Holding Room: Salon B

* Dress: To ensure safety, everyone must wear closed-toe, closed-heeled flat shoes. You will not be allowed into the facility if any portion of your feet is exposed. Platform shoes or shoes with a heel in excess of 1 ½ inch high or less than 1 inch width may not be worn. Please also ensure that any attendees with long hair have it tied above their shoulders. No pocket knives or guns are allowed. Those wearing a necktie will be asked to remove it prior to going on the floor.

What Attendees Will See:

Participants will see how Amazon picks, packs, and ships customer orders. Amazon’s safety guidelines and procedures will be discussed throughout the tour, including demonstrations of how associates work safely alongside Amazon Robotics.

Amazon fulfillment centers are where our employees, technology, and innovation come together to deliver for our customers. Across the globe, Amazon has more than 175 operating fulfillment centers where associates pick, pack, and ship Amazon.com customer orders to the tune of millions of items per year. Amazon has one of the largest EHS organizations on the planet to support its fulfillment operations.

Bureau of Engraving and Printing - U.S. Department of the Treasury

Tuesday, November 5 - Morning Tour
7:45 am: meet in tour holding room
8:00 am: depart Renaissance Dallas
2:00 pm: estimated return time
Approximately 1 hour drive
Tour Duration: 4 hours including security check
Holding Room: Salon B

* Dress: Delegates must wear closed-toe footwear while on the production floor.

BEP is one of the largest currency printing operations in the world, with facilities located in Washington, DC and Fort Worth, TX. As the United States government’s security printer, BEP is responsible for the design, engraving, and printing of all U.S. paper currency. And, more than half of the nation’s currency order is proudly produced right here in Fort Worth, Texas!

The BEP tour promises to be a unique and memorable experience for all!

Identification: Delegates must bring a U.S. government-approved photo ID.

Special Event Badges: Delegates must wear a special event badge above the waist in visible view of security personnel.

Processing Through Security: Upon arrival, delegates and their belongings must pass through security screening in the main building. To expedite the process, please listen and follow police officer instructions.

Prohibited Items: Cell phones, cameras, lap top computers, voice recorders, and other electronic devices are not allowed into the facility and must be left on the vehicle.

In the Event of an Emergency: Should a situation arise, police officers and designated tour guides will provide guidance.

The tour experience begins with a presentation by Deputy Director, Chief Operating Officer Charlene Williams on the BEP history, operations and Fort Worth facility expansion project; followed by safety and environmental management briefings, and a walking tour on the production floor. You will have a close-up view of the latest in new technology printing equipment and processes, while interacting with craftpersons throughout the production floor. Following the tour, you will have an opportunity to visit the Moneyfactory gift shop, which features uncut currency and souvenir items available for purchase.