About E. Andrew Kapp, PhD., CSP, CHMM

Andrew is the Research Manager, Workplace Health & Safety at UL. His work focuses on advancing the UL mission through applied research, development and advocacy on a national and global level. He holds the professional certifications of Certified Safety Professional, and Certified Hazardous Materials Manager. Dr. Kapp is a Visiting Senior Lecturer at the University of the West Indies in the graduate program in Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health, a Professional Member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, and a Member of the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) Examination Committee. Formerly a University Professor, Andrew has conducted research and published numerous papers and chapters on the topics of safety climate, leadership and management. Dr. Kapp received his PhD in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as a MS from the University of Southern California, and a BS from Vanderbilt University.

Making the Case for Integrated Health and Safety

Making the Case for Integrated Health and Safety

Uniting the traditionally separate functions of occupational safety and health, health promotion, and even health benefits management has always made good sense for employee and employer alike, but now there is an even greater sense of urgency than ever before. A unique confluence of social, economic and demographic forces is acting on the working population […]

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How to Better Protect Home Healthcare Workers from Hazards

How to Better Protect Home Healthcare Workers from Hazards

Home healthcare workers provide critical in-home care to older adults, those convalescing from serious illness or medical procedures, and people with disabilities. The home healthcare worker can provide patients with personal care, offer household services, and even monitor patients or administer medications under the guidance of a healthcare practitioner.  For many patients, the availability of […]

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