WRSC Program - Safety Leadership Responsibility
Creating a safer workplace.
Western Reserve Safety Council presents topics that help our members provide a safer environment for their employees while mitigating risk and reducing costs.
Western Reserve Safety Council
Topic: Safety Leadership Responsibility
Words and Wisdom from a Safety Leader
Speaker: Billy Ring, Administrative and Technical Services
Billy Ring has been doing industrial safety consulting and OSHA training, 10-hour and 30-hour courses for twenty years and also writes, reviews and edits safety programs. He has found a universal misunderstanding of safety responsibilities that fall on employer’s shoulders. During safety audits, there is some variance on violation findings but generally speaking, the list never changes. This presentation takes those that are most always present and puts them out front for a closer look.
- To understand the dynamics of the definition of, “Leadership”.
- To see and hear how to begin the leadership development process.
- How to build on some of the elements put forth in the presentation.
- To contact me as a continual resource for trouble shooting complicated “Leadership developmental roadblocks”
About the Speaker: Billy N. Ring - With a career spanning, Captain of the City of Miamisburg Fire Department, HAZMAT team leader, certified paramedic, ED of Dayton/Miami Valley Safety Council, adjunct faculty of 4 organizations including Mid-America OSHA Education Center and former combat veteran, Billy understands the importance of safety starting from the top. He is owner of Administrative & Technical Services, an Industrial safety, consulting and training service. Lessons learned from his 45-year career are clear because they actually happened, as did the culmination resulting in a financial penalty, disability, termination and/or cost recovery via civil lawsuit. He has given expert testimony in a court of law and is here today to share his experiences.
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The WRSC is a program of the State of Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation with collaborative efforts of the Solon, Twinsburg, Hudson, Aurora, Beachwood and Chagrin Valley Chambers of Commerce. Established in 2014, The WRSC, is open to all area businesses, not-for-profits and government entities. The mission of the safety council is to provide a forum for the presentation of health and safety issues and exchange ideas and concepts for best practices in the workplace with an emphasis on regulatory compliance (e.g. OSHA, EPA rules and regulations, among others). WRSC serves Solon and surrounding communities.