How to Minimize Hazards In The Workplace
Injuries and illnesses in the workplace are costing businesses billions of dollars and at the same time loss of productivity and profits. This program examines the most frequent causes of injuries and best practices to eliminate them. It will also look at the top 20 “low hanging fruit” safety violations that OSHA is looking to cite employers and hit them with large penalties.
Presentation learning objectives:
- The hidden costs of workplace accidents and injured employees
- Best practices for improving a company’s safety record
- Use of job safety analysis to eliminate safety and health hazards thus increasing profitability
- How to handle safety risk takers
Edwin G. Foulke Jr.
Partner, Fisher Phillips
Ed Foulke is a partner in the Atlanta and Washington, D.C. offices. He co-chairs the firm's Workplace Safety and Catastrophe Management Practice Group. Prior to joining Fisher Phillips, Ed was the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. Named by President George W. Bush to head the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), he served from April 2006 to November 2008. During his tenure at OSHA, workplace injury, illness and fatality rates dropped to their lowest levels in recorded history.
CSP, ASP, CLSC, HSE Professional, Avetta
Laurie has over 20 years of health, safety and environmental experience. Laurie is a CSP, ASP, CLSC. She is a certified DNV auditor, holds a masters training certificate for aerial working platforms and forklifts, and is a certified RigPass instructor. She is a member of several industry organizations. She is currently the regulatory chairperson for the Gulf Coast Safety and Training Group, chairperson for Safe Gulf, chairperson for API RP T8, committee member for API RP 75 re-write, and has been a member of the American Society for Safety Engineers for over 12 years.