10th Annual Health & Behavioral Safety Conference

9 - 11 October 2017

ERM will sponsor the “10th Annual Health & Behavioral Safety” Conference in Amsterdam and present on how to effectively drive a step-change improvement of contractor safety.

The conference, one of the largest high-level events in the region, will build this year on its very successful past platform to move the discussion forward in health & safety, bringing together practical case studies and enable an open and honest discussion on what the future of the sector will be. The conference gathers more than 250 senior management representatives. Among them, are many of ERM’s clients.

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ERM at the Conference

ERM will be sponsoring and speaking at this year’s conference in Amsterdam. Kathleen Goossens, ERM Partner and lead of the South European Divisional Safety Team, will share insights from her direct experience on the ground and will talk about safety performance of contractors at the session “Effective investigations/ support and contractor Management” on Tuesday October 10th at 13:10.

In addition, ERM will be exhibiting and senior members of the Safety Services team including its Managing Partner for Global Safety Services and Technical Risk Services Don Lloyd and Partner, EMEA Regional Leader for Safety Services Valery Kucherov will be available for targeted discussions.

We look forward to having the opportunity to play a role in the conversation about how to enable better strategic, operational and front line safety choices, create a deeper understanding of hazards and risk management skills, enhance the effectiveness of leaders and engagement of the workforce, improve safety performance quickly with results that last, and ultimately maximize the value derived from investments in safety.

ERM's Speaker

Kathleen Goossens is a Partner and divisional Leader for ERM’s Safety services. Based in Belgium & Netherlands, she has over 30 years’ experience, including as biochemical engineer and as environmental, safety and sustainability consultant.

Over the last 10 years, Kathleen focused mainly on improving safety performance of ERM’s industrial clients. She achieved outstanding results with her safety work in different global regions and sectors, such as chemicals, pharmaceutical, mining and metals. She triggers leaders to better understand true performance, what is driving safe behavior and their role as leader in the organization. Working at all levels in the organization on risk awareness, interaction skills, safety leadership and coaching created positive outcomes and a safer workplace in many companies. 

Maximizing the value of your investment in safety - safeguarding lives, assets and reputation.

Drawing on more than 40 years of industry experience, ERM helps organizations cost-effectively increase the value of their safety processes and programs, achieve immediate reductions in risk, and deliver improved performance. We work together to achieve the full benefit of our clients’ safety investment by:

  • Giving leaders a new lens to view their organization, engaging them to ‘co-discover’, ‘co-design’ and ‘co-execute’ solutions that ensure changes are meaningful and long lasting.
  • Helping leaders change their own and their colleagues’ behaviors from the boardroom to the frontline.
  • Building capacity and capability to deliver on their safety vision and to sustain it over time.
  • Leveraging existing processes and programs that are working, strengthening where needed and streamlining when ineffective.
  • Delivering an integrated approach that addresses all aspects of safe operations (asset integrity, process risk, occupational, behavioral, human factors, and information technology).

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