What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager in callicoon:
Conduct your inspections and assure your facility is in compliance even when it is decided that safety is not the companies and or corporate office or the facility's priority.
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager in Houston:
"Be A True Steward Of The Environment."
Ask the right questions, be proactive, and have the required compliance processes in place.
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager in Colorado Springs:
"Management Defines Safety Culture."
1) You must have a "missionary" mindset; don't do this for the money, perks or pats on the back.
2) Your success and happiness is tied to upper management's desire for a good safety (ESH) culture.
3) Your role, actions and activities will be viewed as "costs" to the organization, no matter what proactive risk reducing initiatives you launch.
4) Find an organization that has a good strong safety culture and great leaders.