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Speaker: Walter Fluharty, Psy.D., SPHR, CEES, Vice President, EHS and OD, Simon Roofing and Sheet Metal Corp.
Fluharty is the vice president of environmental health and safety (EHS)/organizational development for Simon Roofing and Sheet Metal Corp. He is responsible for its 64 service centers and manufacturing facilities nationwide. In a career that spans more than 30 years, he has built a reputation developing world-class safety cultures in a variety of industries. His experience includes developing the widely used training program, It Can Happen Here, funded by an Occupational Safety and Health Admistration (OSHA) New Directions Grant. He actively participated in the development of several OHSA standards including, the Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals and Cadmium standards. Fluharty was first introduced to behavioral based safety (BBS) while working as a trainer in the field. He went on to successfully integrate user friendly BBS principles into corporate safety systems from within manufacturing, refining, pharmaceutical, biotech, distribution and construction industries while serving in a variety of EHS leadership roles. Fluharty holds an Master of Science in safety management from Marshall University, and a Doctor of Psychology from Southern California University for professional atudies. He has published numerous articles and authored the chapter providing an overview of BBS in the text, Human Factors Methods for Improving Performance in the Process Industries. Fluharty is a frequent speaker at national and international professional symposiums.
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