Tag: Faces of EHS

Gary LoPiccolo

Faces of EHS: Moving Beyond Compliance with Gary LoPiccolo of DYNESI

In this installment of Faces of EHS, we are continuing our focus on the amazing EHS professionals who won our 2020 Safety Standout Awards! This week, we’re proud to present the winner of BLR’s Moving Beyond Compliance Award, Dynamic Energy Services International, LLC (DYNESI). Read on to meet Gary LoPiccolo, CSP, the Vice President of […]

Asha Roy

Faces of EHS: BLR’s Young Safety Professional Excellence Award Winner, Asha Roy

In this installment of Faces of EHS, we are continuing our focus on the amazing EHS professionals who won our 2020 Safety Standout Awards! This week, we’re proud to present the winner of BLR’s Young Safety Professional Excellence Award, Asha Roy, OTD, OTR/L, the Program Manager for the Safe Patient Handling and Mobility on the […]

Bruce Backus

Faces of EHS: Chatting with BLR’s Lifetime Achievement in Safety Award Winner Bruce Backus

We seldom get to hear positive stories recognizing the hardworking environment, health, and safety (EHS) professionals out there, despite the significant role they play in not only keeping workers safe, but in keeping day-to-day operations running smoothly. That’s one of the reasons we started this series! For the next several installments, we are focusing on […]

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Faces of EHS: Roberta Smith Talks Worker Health, Wellness, and Pandemics

When we started the Faces of EHS series back in January, we envisioned it as a bi-weekly series where we could chat with professionals who are on the front lines of environment, health, and safety (EHS) work. It was our goal to get myriad perspectives on the breadth and scope of what EHS pros are […]

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Faces of EHS: Dominic Cooper Talks Behavioral Safety and Managing COVID-19

Some people are fearful of saying anything about safety, so psychology can be an effective tool for safety leaders to use. According to Dominic Cooper, this week’s Faces of EHS profile, psychology-based behavioral safety is about finding ways to give people a voice using appropriate mechanisms, so that hazards and safety issues can be safely reported […]

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Faces of EHS: Chip Darius Highlights the Joys of Safety Training

Even the most thoroughly developed health and safety program can fall flat without effective training. While on the surface, getting a training program off the ground can seem straightforward, in reality, it’s anything but. Every business has unique contingencies, and, if you don’t take the time to understand and plan for them, any training program […]

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Faces of EHS: Pam Walaski Discusses Effective Safety Communication

Developing and maintaining an effective safety program requires team leaders to manage a large number of shifting contingencies on a daily basis. When getting back to basics, however, there are several pillars that make a program successful. For this week’s Faces of EHS installment, we spoke with Pam Walaski, who will be discussing two of […]

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Faces of EHS: Lindsay K. Bell on Safety Training Strategies

To kick off our conversations with Safety Summit 2020 speakers, we reached out to Lindsay K. Bell, Regional Health and Safety Manager at Solvay Novecare. Her presentation—on day 2 of the conference—will focus on training strategies for a diversifying EHS workforce. Read on to learn more about Bell’s path to a career in EHS!

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Faces of EHS: Patrick Karol Outlines Importance of Soft Skills in Safety

Too often, the day-to-day demands that environment, health, and safety (EHS) professionals contend with can impact their ability to be most effective. In this installment of Faces of EHS, safety consultant Patrick Karol discusses how, after getting thrust into a safety role at an early job, being an effective safety professional required more than just […]