Spotlight on Safety: Treat Contractors as Invited Guests

February
,
2019
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Not only am I often a contractor at client sites, but about 30% of my career has been spent working directly with construction contractors who have been key to the success of many projects. My father was a construction worker for 35 years and although he didn’t work in chemical plants, he worked around many different hazardous operations. It is the responsibility of the companies that hire us to keep me, my father, and our fellow contractors safe.

Author Bios: 

John Herber

John Herber joined CCPS in 2009 after a 33-year career with 3M Company that included positions in process and project engineering, production operations and corporate safety. In Corporate Safety Services, John developed programs for improving PSM systems across 3M’s global operations, including PSM metrics, Process Hazard Management policy and implementation guidance. As PSM consultant, John has performed audits, facilitated PHAs and assisted with PSM program development and training. John has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Purdue.

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