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Going from Good to Great - Transforming Safety Performance with Technology


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9/29/22 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CDT

Event Description

Safety professionals now have access to more safety technologies than ever before, but injury and illness statistics remain stagnant in many cases. Part of the problem might be that a majority of organizations are still working from paper and spreadsheets within siloed data systems. One silo doesn't know what another is doing, and that’s not a recipe for success. In fact, it creates an almost insurmountable barrier to achieving great performance.

Technology solutions and some key applications can help organizations create a single source of truth for their health and safety data. That comprehensive data can provide insights into areas in the organization where incidents are occurring and why, creating a roadmap to managing risk. By upleveling their safety efforts with technology, they can take that step from good to great.

This webinar will cover technology solutions and key applications that will transform safety programs for the better. Topics include:

  1. New technologies for safety
  2. Core safety applications that build better safety management systems
  3. Using technology solutions to improve training and communication
  4. How big data and prescriptive analytics can improve performance
  5. Using mobile to help you improve your safety program


Justin McElhattanJustin McElhattan, Group President, Environmental Health & Safety, Fortive

Justin McElhattan serves as Fortive vice president and group president, environmental, health and safety, a position he’s held since 2021. In this role, he’s responsible for building Fortive’s presence as a leader in EHS and other critical sustainability solutions. Under his leadership, Fortive extended its strategic EHS capabilities with the acquisitions of Intelex, SAFER Systems and ehsAI. Justin came to Fortive through the 2017 acquisition of Industrial Scientific, where he served as CEO since 2010. His career at Industrial Scientific began in 1998. He held various positions within the company, including field sales manager for North America, VP of operations, and, most recently, president and CEO. Before joining Industrial Scientific, he worked in industrial distribution, gaining experience at Sheridan Safety in Dayton, OH, and SAFECO in Kingsport, TN. He earned his bachelor’s in environmental resource management from Penn State and MBA from Tepper School at Carnegie Mellon.

Scott GaddisScott Gaddis, Global Practice Leader S+H, Intelex

Scott is vice president, global practice leader, safety and health, for Intelex Technologies in Toronto. He leads integration of the EHSQ Alliance in thought leadership and building partnerships with key clients and other top influencers in EHS. Scott is responsible for the engagement of EHS professionals across the globe to provide a platform for sharing information and collectively driving solutions that mitigate workplace loss. In addition, he works internally with the sales and marketing teams to further increase EHS capability and knowledge that supports Intelex customers. Before joining Intelex, he was vice president, global environment, health and safety for Coveris High Performance Packaging Co. in Chicago. Before that, he spent five years as executive director of global EHS for Bristol Myers Squibb and 18 years with the Kimberly-Clark Corp. in various senior EHS leadership roles, ending as global director of occupational safety and health. He also spent five years with GE.


Barry BottinoBarry Bottino, Associate Editor, Safety+Health magazine

Barry is associate editor of Safety+Health and serves as co-host of the magazine’s “On the Safe Side” podcast.