Are you prepared for FRA Part 219 compliance?

Introducing the contractor compliance platform for short line railroads

This webinar was presented

March 22 - March 23, 2017

Are you prepared to manage your contractor compliance with the new Federal Railroad Regulation (FRA) Part 219? Are you prepared to be compliant with the June 12, 2017 deadline?

BROWZ can help with a new solution, BROWZ Shortline Connection. 

BROWZ is providing contractor compliance management for most of the Class I railroads and several short line holding companies. BROWZ has now created a compliance platform, ShortLine connection, configured specifically for shortline railroads or holding companies to help manage contractor compliance with the new FRA 219 regulations.

ShortLine Connection simplifies the process of managing Regulated Service contractors and provides visibility to their FRA 219 compliance information. Additionally, you will gain visibility to other critical data such as health and safety statistics, financial risk indicators, and active contractor employees working on your railroad.

BROWZ ShortLine Connection

If you want to learn more about BROWZ ShortLine Connection, and how BROWZ simplifies the process of managing Regulated Service contractors, you can visit www.browz.com/rail or contact browz at rail@browz.com or by phone at 888-611-1664.

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PRESENTERS

Dave Williams

Dave Williams

US Managing Director

Dave spent 2 decades as a Senior Vice President for a major Wall Street firm providing SEC Compliance Solutions for the top public companies in America. Joining BROWZ in 2012, he oversees the client facing employees in the US responsible for helping over 100 major clients mitigate supplier risk and improve contractor safety.

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National Safety Council Study: Making the Case for Contractor Management

Examining the Safety Benefits of Third-Party Management

This webinar takes place on

Thursday March 22, 2018

2:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM MT

The issue of managing contractor EHS performance is an ongoing concern among organizations of all industries. Contract workers are a vulnerable population. Of the 4,836 fatal work injuries in the United States in 2015, 17% were to contracted workers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Many contractors perform non-routine work at sites that are not directly supervised by an EHS manager, or any manager at all.

The National Safety Council conducted an independent study, Making the Case for Contractor Management: Examining the Safety Benefits of Third-Party Management, with data supplied by BROWZ, LLC. This study examines the impact of contractor management programs – specifically prequalification – on the safety of contractors in the BROWZ database.

Join the National Safety Council and Campbell Institute member, BROWZ for a presentation of this report and its findings. This webinar will also include a presentation of the five crucial steps in the contractor lifecycle as compiled from a Campbell Institute study of over 14 industry-leading organizations.

Key Topics

  • Does the pre-qualification process enable contractors to become better and safer overall?
  • How does third-party pre-qualification companies add rigor to the process?
  • What are the established best practices in contractor management?
  • What are the 5 crucial steps in the contractor prequalification lifecycle? 

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.

Joy Inouye

Joy Inouye

Research Associate, Campbell Institute

Joy Inouye is the Research Associate for the Campbell Institute. She has worked on several research topics for the Institute including EHS leading indicators, risk perception, and contractor safety management. She is co-author of a recent journal article on leading indicators research and has co-presented on leading indicators at various conferences in the past year.

The research of contractor safety has recently been featured in the BNA Occupational Safety and Health Reporter, the NIOSH Science Blog, and other online safety communities.

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