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Are You Ready to Lead Safety Differently?

Tuesday, November 15th
11:00 - 11:50 a.m.

“Are you ready to lead safety differently”? Following this session, you will be able to confidently answer with "Yes." During this session, philosophies about how to lead will be challenged to uncover myths and misconceptions you may be unconsciously holding onto. This session will align with inclusive leadership approaches, which are becoming critical skills for today’s OSH leaders.


Pam Walaski - Specialty Technical Consultants, Inc

Pam Walaski, CSP, FASSP has nearly 25 years of experience helping organizations create sustainable occupational safety and health programs. She specializes in conducting safety and health management system assessments and integrating risk management programs that assist organizations to improve bottom-line performance. 

Pam is a regular contributor to ASSP’s Professional Safety and won 1st Place in the 2020 Professional Paper Awards for her article “The Role of Leading and Lagging Indicators in OSH Performance Management.”  Her article upon which this presentation is based was published in Professional Safety in June 2022. She is the Coordinator for the Occupational Safety & Health Management Systems Section for the 3rd edition of The Safety Professionals Handbook scheduled for publication in 2022. 

Pam has a national reputation as a seminar leader and conference/webinar presenter covering multiple occupational safety and health topics including safety leadership, risk management, occupational safety, health management systems, and serious injury prevention. She regularly presents live sessions and Webinars at State Safety Conferences (Alaska, Indiana, Ohio, and Oregon), OSH-related organizations (Gensuite, Velocity EHS, BLR), and company safety meetings (MSA Safety, Dominion Contractor’s Safety Summit, FirstEnergy Safety Peer Group Meeting). She also provides 1-day workshops on Risk Assessment, Creating and Sustaining a Risk Assessment Team, Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems Design and Implementation, and other similar topics.