Riding the Roller Coaster of Behavior Safety for 25 Years

Friday • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM • Location: Ryman Studio I


Anthony Carter, CSP, MA-Safety, MS-Education
Senior Safety Specialist
Kinder Morgan

John Pannell
Division Director
Kinder Morgan

"Riding the Roller Coaster" is an interactive discussion / presentation detailing the rise and fall and rise of an employee driven Employee Safety Process (ESP). Safety Specialist, Anthony Carter and Operations Director, John Pannell will share their journey, and their company's successes and challenges. Of special interest is the sustainability of the process through three mergers and acquisitions, then dealing with the concurrent changes at the executive level.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. What it takes to build the foundation for a successful employee observation process.
  2. Overcoming the challenges when the process wanes.
  3. How to ensure the process maintains its relevancy, with so many other competing priorities.
Anthony Carter has over 40 years’ experience in safety. He is active in professional organizations such as the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), serving in various leadership roles and as President of the Middle Tennessee Chapter. He has chaired the American Gas Association and the Southern Gas Association's Safety and Health Committees. He has also worked with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) in developing new certification tests and is a Certified Safety Professional. Anthony has been a speaker at State and National Safety Conferences, Behavior Safety Conferences, written articles and edited books on behavior safety. He has championed the Observation Process at his company for over 25 years.