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Technology for EHS Performance Excellence: 2022 and Beyond
January 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
EHS professionals must lean on processes to effectively navigate occupational safety issues, hazards, and regulations. There is no shortage of technology available, but EHS professionals have a shortage of time to thoroughly evaluate solutions available to them.
This session will provide resources for EHS professionals to evaluate different types of technology including artificial intelligence, predictive analytics, Internet of Things, wearable devices and more. Strategies for building processes around risk management based on data will be discussed, with emphasis on how to embed tech-informed actions into existing health and safety processes.
- Identify technology solutions available to EHS professionals based on industry and existing adoption of available platforms.
- Define steps to evaluate technology solutions based on organizational climate and other factors.
- Discuss drawbacks to increased use of technology and how to keep the human element of your organization’s EHS processes.
- List what to expect in 2022 related to EHS technology tools.
Abby Ferri, Senior Risk Control Consultant, Gallagher
Abby Ferri, CSP is a Senior Risk Control Consultant for Gallagher providing risk management solutions for multiple industries, including construction. She is the Vice Chair of the ASSP/ISEA Z590.6 Technical Report Committee on Guidance for the Fit and Selection of Personal Protective Equipment and Apparel Available for Women. Abby is the Past-President of the Northwest Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), and Past-Administrator of the Women in Safety Excellence common interest group of the ASSP. She is a frequent conference speaker, podcast host and guest, and leverages social media for safety messaging.
Scott Gaddis, VP and Global Practice Leader EHS, Intelex
Scott Gaddis is VP and Global Practice Leader for EHS at Intelex, providing thought leadership and building partnerships with top influencers in EHS, working with professionals across the globe to deliver a platform for sharing information and collectively driving solutions that mitigate workplace loss. Scott has more than 25 years in EHS leadership experience in heavy manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and packaging. Before joining Intelex, Scott served as vice president, EHS for Coveris High Performance Packaging, executive director of EHS at Bristol-Myers Squibb and global leader for Occupational Safety and Health at Kimberly-Clark Corp.