Push your safety and learning beyond basic compliance.

Compliance can mean different things to different organizations, ranging from the bare minimum to best in class. It can be the pinnacle for some while a starting point for others. What is compliance and its meaning in the EHS community?

Sometimes compliance is simply not enough for preventing workplace injuries, illnesses and mishaps. There are factors beyond compliance requirements organizations must consider. The goal is to establish, promote and sustain a high performing, proactive health and safety culture.

So how do you move your organization toward fostering a culture of safety? Join UL EHS senior advisor Eric Glass to learn how to move beyond the bare minimum.

You will learn:

  • What does compliance mean in the EHS community?
  • Why employee engagement level is critical to compliance and observation reporting
  • What are leading and lagging compliance indicators?
  • The three stages of organizational safety mindset
  • The difference between safety training and safety awareness
  • The components of a safety culture
  • How to evolve an organization past basic compliance to implementing a culture of safety

About the presenter:

Eric Glass, a senior risk and safety advisor with UL Workplace Health and Safety, has 21 years of risk management, loss control and safety experience in industries including manufacturing, transportation, retail, insurance, and fleet management.

He is an OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer and provides leadership, guidance and expertise in the transformation of an organization’s current health, safety and risk management efforts into “best in class” leading indicator-based programs. In addition, Eric assisted with development of Florida’s first continuing education safety curriculum for service contractors in the HVAC, electrical and plumbing industries.

He has published articles in national publications such as EHS Today and regularly presents at conferences such as American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSE), National Safety Council (NSC), American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), and Semiconductor Environmental Safety and Health Association (SESHA). Eric has a Bachelor of Science in risk management and insurance from Florida State University and served in the U.S. Navy as an ordnance technician during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm.