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Bryan McWhorter is a safety professional with eight years of experience in driving and teaching safety. Bryan gained his knowledge and experience as the safety officer and Senior Trainer for Philips Lighting. Philips is a strong health and well-being company that promotes a safety first culture.

Bryan was involved in creating a successful safety culture in a Philips Lighting factory of approximately 500 employees, the results being a 50% reduction on OSHA recordable accidents in the first year. This continued to improve each following year Bryan was in charge of safety. Bryans’ responsibilities included providing and tracking needed safety training, performing hazard assessments and all accident investigations.

Bryan helped initiate a system allowing employees to submit safety projects and work on them with support as needed. Since that time in 2009, over 2500 safety projects have been completed.

He conducted extremely affective weekly safety team meetings that engaged employees throughout the organization, both hourly and salary. Bryans training programs covered such topics as

  • Lock Out Tag Out
  • Hazzard Assessment
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Powered Lift Truck Safety
  • Accident Investigation
  • Behavioral Safety
  • Confines Space
  • Much, much more

Bryan has spoken on safety in such locations as:

  • China
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Ireland
  • Aruba

Bryan’s practical experience gives him a unique perspective on what works and what does not. For more information, please refer to Bryan’s Linkdin profile.

Recent Articles by Bryan McWhorter

Benefits of Expedited EHS Reporting

With the help of mobile and handheld technology, EHS reporting can happen almost instantly. Learn about the benefits of expedited EHS reporting.

The Journey to Zero!

An accident rate of zero can be achieved with a little cooperation and communication. Learn how you can implement a safety program to get you to reach a target of zero accidents.

Safety and the Broken Window Theory

Safety buy-in can be a difficult thing to achieve. Learn how to enforce safety rules while gaining the buy-in of employees.