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TRSA's New Safety & Health Certification

TRSA member companies will greatly benefit from TRSA’s new Safety and Health Certification Program. Individual plants can earn the certification, which is modeled after the OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) and positions plants to pursue VPP.

This live webinar will cover

  • An overview of the new certification and the process for getting certified
  • The criteria needed for certification in these four categories: Management Leadership and Employee Involvement, Worksite Hazard Analysis, Hazard Prevention and Control, and Safety and Health Training
  • Why it’s important to gain recognition for your company’s Safety and Health programs
  • How this certification program can enhance your company as an employer and as a service provider
About the speaker:
Rick Gerlach Ph.D., CIH, CSP, RG Consulting LLC. Rick has 38 years of professional safety and health experience. In 1997 he joined Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP as Director of Safety & Health where he was a member of PwC’s S&H auditing team. In 2003, he accepted the position of Director, Safety & Health with Cintas Corporation. At Cintas, Rick led company efforts to eliminate workplace injuries and vehicle accidents and engage Cintas’ 35,000 employee-partners in continuously improving safety. Rick also led company initiatives to embrace S&H as an important element of company culture, and through these efforts, achieve and sustain S&H excellence. Rick is now retired and a consultant for S&H processes with RG Consulting LLC.