Category: Faces of EHS

Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) initiatives are only as strong as the people behind them. Meet some of the professionals who work hard every day to keep their organizations safe, healthy, productive, and compliant.

Faces of EHS: R Mukund on the Benefits of Technology for EHS and ESG

R Mukund is a proven organizational leader with 30 years of experience in progressive roles as a technical professional, team leader, Six Sigma Master Black Belt, executive program manager, and now chief executive officer. He has a track record of distinction in diverse organizations from research & technology, consulting, corporate diversified & global, and cloud-based, […]

Faces of EHS: Margaret Morrissey on Research and Employee Buy-In

Margaret Morrissey has dedicated her career to protecting workers from the dangers of occupational heat stress through educational campaigns, research initiatives, and advocacy. She received her doctorate in Kinesiology (Ph.D.) from the University of Connecticut and before that, she received her bachelor’s from Skidmore College and Master of Science from Florida State University. As an […]

Faces of EHS: Josh Russell on Building Your Own Toolbox

After spending over a decade working in restaurants, landscaping, construction, nightclub security, and mobile electronics, Josh Russell decided he wanted to work in the field of science. In 2001, he was able to land a job as an entry-level laboratory technician working in a DNA sequencing pipeline, and at the time he began taking courses […]

Faces of EHS: Corinne Towler on Bringing Personal Values Into Safety

Corinne Towler joined the National Safety Council in 2021 with a background in injury prevention programs and project management. She was instrumental in the creation and implementation of the Boeing Industrial Athlete Program and served as the Senior Leader of that program from its inception through 2018. She has worked for suppliers of occupational health […]

Faces of EHS: Shaun Davidson on Being Passionate About People

Shaun Davidson graduated from Millersville University with a B.S. in occupational safety and environmental health (OSEH) in 2005. After graduation, he became the safety supervisor for a cast-iron foundry in central Pennsylvania and was in that position for three years, managing the safety program for two locations. In 2007, he joined MSC Industrial Supply as […]

Faces of EHS: The Future of Safety Culture

For our latest Faces of EHS feature, we are taking a look back at some of our guests in 2022 to see their answers to the question, “How will safety culture look in the future?” Here’s what they had to say. Rachel Walla-Housman I am actually super interested to see how Gen Z will handle […]

Faces of EHS: Josh Schmitz on Empathy and Adaptability

Josh Schmitz worked as a master electrician prior to working in construction safety and health. He also held a few different roles in firefighting and emergency medical services (EMS) before moving into construction after earning a degree in Occupational Safety and Health. Currently, he works as a safety director for CG Schmidt Inc, a construction […]

Faces of EHS: Matthias Krope on Practicing What You Preach in Safety

Matthias Krope began his career as a commissioning engineer for water treatment and wastewater treatment plants. After a few years spent on many construction sites, he moved to Siemens AG in 2006 for the power plant construction business unit where he started as a project engineer for chemical systems. He has passed through various stations […]

Faces of EHS: Brittany Luster on Conquering Self-Doubt

Brittany Luster has been a dedicated Tyson Foods team member since 2013 when she began her career as an Operations Associate at a local poultry facility in Northwest Arkansas. Within her first year, she was promoted to a 2nd Processing Production Supervisor. To advance her career, she transitioned into the role of Enterprise Inventory Management […]

Faces of EHS: Jessica Zirkelbach on Authenticity and Employee Engagement

Jessica Zirkelbach started her career 18 years ago in the Scientists and Engineers Early Development (SEeD) leadership program that she now champions. Across her career she has held various positions from project engineer, Lean leader, and process engineer to production engineer to operations manager of various units. As Jessica grew in her career, so did […]