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Generational Transitions in Safety

A fascinating contrast in views and expectations between new entrants and veterans in EH&S as they address evolving technology and regulatory requirements. Herb Gibson, OSHA Area Director, sits down with Scott Brothers to discuss recent regulatory changes and how OSHA is approaching changing technology. Topics discussed include:

  • Discussing generational transitions in safety such as new technology and the impending retirement of the first generation of safety professionals
  • Introduce recent video interviews with new entrants/veterans in industry as they discuss what drove them to the profession, what can each learn from the other, how each group differed, and the things and values that each group shared.

About our Expert

Herb Gibson, CIH, CSP

Transitions in Safety

Herb is the Area Director for OSHA's Denver Area Office. He has held numerous positions from Field Industrial Hygienist to Area Director at OSHA for the past 38 years. The Denver Area Office is responsible for enforcement of the OSH Act and providing compliance assistance to employers in Colorado. The Area Office is also responsible for federal enforcement in Wyoming and Utah. He is a graduate of Colorado State University and is a Certified Safety Professional and Certified Industrial Hygienist.


Scott Brothers
Scott Brothers

Vice President

Herb Gibson
Herb Gibson

Area Director

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