Laura Surowiec


Laura Surowiec is a Client Service Consultant for Medgate providing implementation and consulting services. Laura earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Indiana University in 2003 and Masters of Public Health specializing in Occupational Health and Safety from Tulane University in 2010. She is a Certified Safety Professional of the BCSP and an active member of American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).

Laura has 10 years of experience in the occupational safety and health field both as a government regulator with the NRC and OSHA and as a specialist in the private sector. Prior to joining Medgate, she worked as the sole Corporate Safety Specialist for a Fortune 500 company managing its health and safety issues for multiple business sectors worldwide.

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Q&A by Laura Surowiec

  • How can you make use of mobile technology to mitigate risk in the construction industry?

    The construction industry has one of the highest workplace injury and death rates. The workplace environment is often varied, thus making safeguarding workers, service people, and sites visitors very demanding. Mobile...

  • What is safety culture?

    Safety culture includes the way in which safety issues are addressed in the workplace. Safety culture includes attitudes, beliefs, perceptions, and values that employees regarding safety. In a broad sense, it involves the...

  • What is a near miss?

    OSHA defines near misses as episodes where no property was damaged and no personal injury occurred in spite of the fact that, given a slight shift of time or location, damage or injury would most likely have occurred.What...

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