More safety professionals are finding themselves addressing questions about the environment and they are expected to know the answers. Also, the customers that we serve often see the fields as one in the same. As someone who faced this challenge years ago, the author shares insights from his own evolution into how to make this transition, including strategies to quickly learn the environmental basics and applying safety risk assessment techniques to environmental issues. Tips on how the safety professional with collateral environmental duties can effectively work with full-time environmental professionals will be shared.
Instructors: Stephen J. Wallace, P.E., CSP, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC
Level: B I