Wednesday • Carson 2 • 2:45 PM
Walter Fluharty, Psy.D, SPHR, CEES
Vice President - Environmental Health and Safety & Organizational Development
Track: Driver Safety
3,179 people were killed, and 431,000 were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers last year. Stop by and participate in the facilitated, interactive and eye opening virtual quiz to find out if you, your organization or even you family is at risk. Take this valuable tool home with you!
|Dr. Walter C. Fluharty is currently the Vice President - Environmental Health and Safety & Organizational Development for Simon Roofing and is responsible for their manufacturing facilities and 66 Service Centers nationwide. In a career that spans more than 30 years, he has built a reputation developing world class safety cultures in a wide variety of industries. His experience includes developing the widely used training program, “It Can Happen Here” funded by an OSHA New Directions Grant. He actively participated in the development of several OHSA standards including, the Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals and Cadmium standards. Dr. Fluharty was first introduced to Behavioral Based Safety (BBS) while working as a Trainer in the field. He went on to successfully integrate user friendly BBS principles into corporate safety systems from within manufacturing, refining, pharmaceutical, biotech, distribution and construction industries while serving in a variety of EHS leadership roles. Dr. Fluharty holds an M.S. in Safety Management from Marshall University, Huntington, WV and a Psy.D. from Southern California University for Professional Studies, Santa Ana, CA. Over his career he has published numerous HS&E related articles and authored the chapter providing an overview of BBS in the text, “Human Factors Methods for Improving Performance in the Process Industries”. Dr. Fluharty is a frequent speaker at national and international HS&E professional symposiums.|