Maintaining a Safety Culture in a Time of High Turnover

In industry, where an error can be deadly, the importance of maintaining a safety culture can’t be overstated.  Trust, respect, and fairness are all important to retention and to safety.  A panel of industry experts will walk attendees through a conscious, intentional process that is essential to building and maintaining a durable, effective safety culture.

Speakers:

 

Brad Sommer
Facility Manager, Bunge

Brad has been in agribusiness for 40  years. His entire career has been with Bunge North American in a variety of roles. Most recently he as been responsible for several locations here in central Indiana, including grain handling and soy-processing facilities.

Brad has a passion of keeping his teams safe and radiates servant leadership in all areas of his career.

Andy Mauschbaugh
Regional Manager, Nationwide

Andy has been working in the insurance industry now for 35 years, with the last 15 at Nationwide Agri-Business. He currently serves as a regional manager responsible for providing risk management services to clients in the southeast and on the west coast. Previously, he was responsible for clients in Midwest states of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Michigan. He resides in Edwardsville, Illinois, and has a BS degree in health education from Eastern Illinois University and MS in community health from Western Illinois University.

 

Tony Kuritz
Health Consultant/Correction Tracking Coordinator, Indiana Department of Labor

 

> Industrial Hygiene Consultant    May 1990 to present 

 

Bureau of Safety Education and Training / INSafe

 

Indiana Department of Labor

 

Indianapolis, Indiana

 

> Industrial Hygiene Supervisor    Aug. 1985 to Apr. 1990

 

Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration (IOSHA)

 

Indiana Department of Labor

 

Indianapolis, Indiana

 

> Industrial Hygiene Compliance Officer    Jan. 1981 to July 1985 

 

IOSHA

 

Indiana Department of Labor

 

Indianapolis, Indiana

 

> Industrial Hygiene Compliance Officer Trainee    Summer 1979

 

U.S. Department of Labor - Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

 

Calumet City, Illinois

 

> Bachelor of Science degree - Public Health (major: Occupational Safety and Health)

 

Indiana University School of Medicine - Indianapolis, Indiana (1980)