Performance and Why It Matters

Improving safety performance is a team effort that is based on data that easily can be monitored and measured to prioritize where safety programs can have the most impact.  When it comes to improving performance in Health and Safety, this webinar, “Performance and Why It Matters, sponsored by Intelex, explains why organizations must leverage their most important asset - their tools and data - to improve future H&S performance. 

Better tools and processes give workers the power to improve their performance through data-driven decision-making and enhanced situational awareness. The result is a stronger EHSQ practice that drives improved overall business results and revenue. Tomorrow’s businesses will rest on a strong foundation consisting of rigorous EHSQ performance, singular dedication to customer satisfaction, and a passion for innovation.   

You will hear from Kanwer Kahn, CSP, CRSP, QEP, P.E., who is Vice President, Environment, Health, Safety and Security for SUEZ North America. In his role, he develops and implements corporate strategy for achieving EHS excellence. He collaborates with the executive team for a common vision and mission of the company through the development of short- and medium-term strategies. Kahn provides leadership to achieve the vision and establishing metrics to monitor and report progress. He manages a staff of 26 full-time EHS professionals with an annual budget of US$2.6 million, and represents SUEZ at national and international forums and promotes the company’s vision of being a leading EHS organization in Water and Waste industries.

According to Kahn, “EHS decision making has to be based on a multi-dimensional view of leading and lagging indicators with an increased focus on preventing severe or fatal injuries.”

Our other speaker for this webinar is Scott Gaddis, Vice President, Global Practice Leader, Safety and Health at Intelex Technologies, who says, “”The value of using technology differently to unlock our safety management systems to reach lofty performance targets and process goals is an exciting and attainable path we are driving with purpose.”  

Gaddis has over 25 years in EHS leadership experience in heavy manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and packaging industries. Before joining Intelex, Scott served as Vice President of EHS for Coveris High-Performance Packaging, was Executive Director of EHS at Bristol-Myers Squibb, and was Global Leader for Occupational Safety and Health at Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Important reasons to improve data collection and analysis to enhance Health & Safety performance include:   

  1. Predict workplace injuries  
  2. Monitor and benchmark safety culture 
  3. Improve compliance
  4. Tie safety to productivity

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About Sandy Smith

Sandy Smith is the Global EHSQ Content Lead for Intelex Technologies. Formerly the Content Director for EHS Today, she has been writing about occupational safety and health and environmental issues since 1990. Her work as a journalist and editor has been recognized with national and international awards. She has been interviewed about occupational safety and health for national business publications, documentaries and television programs; has served as a panelist on roundtables; and has provided the keynote address for occupational safety and health conferences.

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