May 8, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Donald D. Elswick—A Comparison Between Behavior Based Safety (BBS) and Human Organization Performance Safety (HOPS)

Donald D. Elswick, CIH, CSP, CHMM, CET is an Assistant Professor for the Environmental, Health, and Occupational Safety Department at the University of Findlay. He has 32 years of military service working within the areas of industrial hygiene, Chemical Safety and Environmental Health. He obtained his Bachelor’s of Science degree from Marshall University, Huntington and his Master’s of Science in Environmental Science from Marshall University Graduate College.

The two primary approaches to safety are Behavioral Based and Human Organizational Based. This 60-minute seminar will compare the two approaches to safety in the workplace and engage the attendees with real examples and role-playing exercises. The attendees will take away an understanding of the benefits and drawbacks of both approaches to safety.

Presenters: Don Elswick, University of Findlay