Tag: safety culture

Faces of EHS: Orrin Tyrel Mitchell on Workplace Pride

Some people love their jobs, many hate them. Orrin Tyrel Mitchell is one of the former. He is grateful for the opportunities afforded him and lessons learned at his workplace, and he is filled with pride and passion for safety. Mitchell serves as the director of safety at Texas-based Modular Power Solutions (MPS). As its […]

Faces of EHS: L’Oréal’s Malcolm Staves on Corporate Safety Culture

Malcolm Staves is the global vice president of health and safety at L’Oréal, a multinational giant in the beauty and cosmetics industry. Since joining the company about 16 years ago, Staves has worked to improve corporate safety culture not just at L’Oréal, but in the world at large. L’Oréal has around 88,000 employees, and its […]

Faces of EHS: Sean Baldry on the Importance of Learning from Others

For over 20 years, Sean Baldry has made a career advocating for environmental, health, and safety (EHS) matters within the workplace and has strived to empower individuals across all organizational levels create better companies where people want to work, while helping them make it back home to their loved ones at the end of each […]

Faces of EHS: Cameron Strother on Bridging the Knowledge Gap

Cameron Strother serves as a senior EHS manager at Skanska, one of the largest construction and development companies in the U.S. The 17-year EHS veteran emphasizes the need for industry recruitment and training, especially with construction and other skilled trades facing a labor shortage. Strother joined Skanska two years ago, and he’s currently on a […]

Faces of EHS: Janalee McKnight on Making the Business Case for Safety

Janalee McKnight originally planned on a career in academia before making the move into the world of EHS. For the past four years, she’s worked as Senior Manager, Global Health & Safety Training Programs, for the VF Corporation. VF Corporation is one of the largest apparel, footwear, and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, […]

Faces of EHS: Austin Kiddoo on Valuing Employees Over Profits

Austin Kiddoo attended the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Safety and Health. After interning at Orbital Technologies Corporation, he took a position working third shift within the City of Madison Police Department as a parking enforcement officer while searching for safety positions. He then landed a safety […]

Faces of EHS: Ashley Moore on Collaborating with Transparency

When Ashley Moore graduated with a Business Management degree in 2018, a career in construction was not even a thought for her. She started with MetroPower, Inc., an electrical contractor serving the greater Southeastern U.S., in an administrative role with no safety experience. Soon after, she became a safety coordinator, where, to this day, she […]

Faces of EHS: Ahmed Al-Bayati on Construction and Prevention Through Design

Dr. Ahmed Al-Bayati is the founding director of the Construction Safety Research Center (CSRC) and an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering at Lawrence Technological University. He conducts research on construction safety, including safety culture and incident investigation, as well as underground utility management, to optimize the construction process and reduce occupational injuries and […]

Faces of EHS: Gabriel Guzman on Language and Commitment to Safety

Gabriel Guzman started his career in public safety in 1992, working as an EMT and firefighter for various municipalities before transitioning into the private sector industries around 2004. He filled various safety roles, from health, safety, security, and on-site nursing to workers compensation and risk. He has coached, mentored, and taught in classroom and non-classroom […]

What We Learned From…Safety Culture Week 2023

EHS Daily Advisor’s Safety Culture Week ran from October 16-20. Let’s take a look back at the content that became available throughout the week which was designed to help organizations plan and execute safety culture initiatives. Monday Back to Basics | Toolbox Talk Participation Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly […]