Proving the Value of your Safety Programs
Proving the Value of your Safety Programs Fluctuating commodity prices have a direct impact on business results. An extended period of low prices can lead to cutbacks and closer budget scrutiny. As Safety professionals, you can’t control commodity prices, but you can demonstrate that continued investment in safety makes good business sense. Even when struggling to meet increasing regulatory burdens with stretched resources, safety directors have to be prepared to prove that they are making a measurable impact, both in terms of company finances and keeping employees safe and healthy. In this deck, Stephanie Stokes, MPH, BSIH will discuss the challenges safety teams face in justifying their value, the importance of accurately tracking metrics, and outline how to demonstrate the return on investment of your safety programs. Read this deck and learn: Which key metrics you should be tracking. How to effectively engage stakeholders and communicate the benefits of your safety programs. How to leverage risk analysis to effectively allocate resources. How EHS software makes monitoring and reporting easier, through automation and integration. How to measure ROI. Stephanie Stokes is Client Success Manager at Medgate, providing post go-live client support services such as training, auditing and service requests. Stephanie’s broad experience in the EHS field allow her to support clients by resolving functional issues, providing best practice and alternative solutions. Stephanie brings 20 years of Industrial Hygiene, Safety and Environmental experience to Medgate. She has worked in a broad range of industries including pulp & paper, biotech, chemical and most recently pharmaceuticals. Stephanie earned her Bachelor of Science in Industrial Hygiene from Ohio University in 1998 and a Master of Public Health from University of South Florida in 2011. Stephanie is currently certified in Public Health by the National Board of Public Health Examiners and is working to obtain her Certified Industrial Hygienist designation. Stephanie is an active member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association.