Journey to Safety Excellence

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Thursday April 27, 2017

1:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM MT

In 2014, the National Safety Council kicked off an initiative called “The Journey to Safety Excellence,” a result of the Council’s understanding that many small to medium sized companies do not have the same safety resources and networking capabilities as larger corporations.

To that end, the Council put together free assessment tools, resource information and a networking structure that smaller companies could utilize at no cost — so they could start down their own path of safety excellence. In this presentation, attendees will learn how businesses of many types can benefit in utilizing the free resources.

This webinar takes the audience through the steps of continuous safety process improvement, and talks through a real-life scenario of how a company could utilize each aspect of the Journey to Safety Excellence resources.

To join or learn more about The Journey to Safety Excellence, visit: http://www.nsc.org/Measure/Pages/journey-to-safety-excellence.aspx.

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PRESENTERS

Pat Cunningham, MS

Pat Cunningham, MS

Director of Safety & Auditing Services, BROWZ

Pat Cunningham has a Masters in Occupational Health & Safety Management and over 25 years of experience in the field of safety. In addition to his appointment to the VPPPA Education Committee, Pat is a Delegate to the National Safety Council. Prior to BROWZ, Pat worked for Xcel Energy as the Director of Corporate Safety.

During that time, he was tasked with forming a contractor safety and qualification department for Xcel Energy. With this new department, Pat and Xcel Energy gained significant insight into the metrics of supply chain compliance to company protocols, the need for in-house employee training, supplier training and internal compliance of company policy.

Amy Harper

Amy Harper

Journey to Safety Excellence & Workplace Strategy Director

Dr. Amy Harper is currently the Journey to Safety Excellence & Workplace Strategy Director. In her role, she is responsible for the Council’s strategic planning for workplace safety and the execution of the Council’s very first advocacy initiative called the Journey to Safety Excellence® Campaign. She has been employed in the field of safety & health for 18 years, having worked primarily in the insurance industry. Her experience varies from consulting with Fortune 500 companies as well as small businesses, to product development, marketing, and executive-level management. She holds a Master’s and Doctorate in Social and Organizational Psychology from Temple University in Philadelphia.

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How to Evaluate the Safety Performance of Contractors Using Lagging & Leading Indicators

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Thursday October 11, 2018

1:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM MT
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Joint responsibility is the new normal for managing safety between employers and the contractors they hire. Any contractor, subcontractor, or vendor that comes on your site is now part of your risk profile. How do you manage this risk and desire for contractor continuous process improvement?

Progressive companies know they cannot limit their supply chain safety assessment focus to compliance alone. Contractors and suppliers that are compliant on paper still experience employee injury, leadership challenges, production errors and near miss events. Thought-leading organizations such as the National Safety Council are challenging industry to 'Move the Curve', and go beyond compliance – to look deeper into safety management systems and company safety culture.

Join BROWZ for a webinar discussing using both lagging and leading indicators to evaluate the safety performance of contractors. We will be discussing how to track a contractor's safety statistics and OSHA/MSHA violations, auditing safety programs, and also performing safety management systems assessments.

Key Topics

  • Why evaluate safety performance of contractors
  • What information to look at to track safety
  • How to interpret the safety data
  • How to manage the data
  • Auditing safety programs and safety manuals
  • Performing safety management system assessments
COLLAPSE

PRESENTERS

Pat Cunningham, MS

Pat Cunningham, MS

Director of Safety & Auditing Services, BROWZ

Pat Cunningham has a Masters in Occupational Health & Safety Management and over 25 years of experience in the field of safety. In addition to his appointment to the VPPPA Education Committee, Pat is a Delegate to the National Safety Council. Prior to BROWZ, Pat worked for Xcel Energy as the Director of Corporate Safety.

During that time, he was tasked with forming a contractor safety and qualification department for Xcel Energy. With this new department, Pat and Xcel Energy gained significant insight into the metrics of supply chain compliance to company protocols, the need for in-house employee training, supplier training and internal compliance of company policy.

Dennis  Robinson

Dennis Robinson

Business Development Specialist, BROWZ

Dennis Robinson has been with BROWZ for over 10 years and is currently working as Business Development Specialist. Prior to his current role, Dennis managed the Assessment Specialist team responsible for the validation of all contractor documentation. Mr. Robinson’s experience provides him with a first-hand knowledge of the details and documentation organization’s rely on to ensure they are working with safe, responsible contractors. 

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Thursday November 1, 2018

2:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM MT

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Pay Now or Pay Later - The Case for Investing in Contractor Qualification & Management

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Thursday November 1, 2018

2:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM MT
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Though it might seem cost-effective in the beginning, hiring the wrong contractors could turn out to be extremely expensive in the long run.
 
Without proper screening of contractors, you could be hiring unqualified, uninsured, and unsafe workers. This may lead to an accident occurring at the worksite which could lead to a string of problems and uncertain legal and economic consequences.

Join us for a live webinar on for investing in contractor qualification and management to learn more about:

  • Assessing the economic value of contractor qualification and management solution
  • Business conditions that make contractor qualification an imperative for many businesses, including the expected costs associated
  • Potential direct and indirect costs of “doing nothing”
  • How to outsource contractor qualification to a vendor
COLLAPSE

PRESENTERS

Brett Armstrong

Brett Armstrong

Vice President of Marketing, BROWZ

Brett Armstrong is Vice President at BROWZ. He's been with BROWZ for over ten years, and he's had experienced managing teams that have supported the world's leading organizations, during the implementation and ongoing management of supply chain qualification programs.

Earlier at BROWZ, Brett led the operations team for more than 7 years, this experience provides him today with the foundation and understanding necessary to support the communication needs of our clients and contractors.

Pat Cunningham, MS

Pat Cunningham, MS

Director of Safety & Auditing Services, BROWZ

Pat Cunningham has a Masters in Occupational Health & Safety Management and over 25 years of experience in the field of safety. In addition to his appointment to the VPPPA Education Committee, Pat is a Delegate to the National Safety Council. Prior to BROWZ, Pat worked for Xcel Energy as the Director of Corporate Safety.

During that time, he was tasked with forming a contractor safety and qualification department for Xcel Energy. With this new department, Pat and Xcel Energy gained significant insight into the metrics of supply chain compliance to company protocols, the need for in-house employee training, supplier training and internal compliance of company policy.

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