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Small Business Development Centerat UW-Green Bay

Tips and Techniques for Implementing a Safety Culture, A Primer in Safety Fundamentals

Date, Time: 4/17/2018, 8:30:00 AM-3:30:00 PM
Location: Advance Business & Manufacturing Center, Green Bay
Fees: $200

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This workshop will cover some of the basic tools and techniques on how to help improve safety performance through a higher level of employee engagement in the process. Participants will learn the importance of how accountability, top-level commitment and a sound structure can reduce injuries as well as Workers’ Compensation costs.

The workshop will include discussion on some of the essential tools required for a high-quality loss control program. These include recognition programs, safety inspections, accident investigations, safety committees and loss-control measurement tools.

Note: This workshop is not designed to include OSHA Standards or other government compliance rules or regulations.

Who Should Attend This Workshop

  • Individuals newly appointed to the safety function
  • Safety Committee Team Members
  • Those who would like a refresher course in safety administration fundamentals


John Koehler has had a successful and diversified career in the field of Human Resources and Safety Management. His background includes 30 years of plant operations experience with four Fortune 100 companies.

John holds a Master of Science Degree in Management from Cardinal Stritch University and is a Senior Certified HR Professional sanctioned by the Society of Human Resource Management.

He is an associate instructor with the University of Phoenix and Concordia University, where he teaches courses in Workplace Safety, Leadership and Managing High-Performance Teams. In addition to teaching, John is founder and president of HR Solutions, LLC, a small business consulting firm.


For more information, contact:

(920) 496-2117


Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the US Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Tara Carr, 2701 Larsen Road, Green Bay, WI 54303, and (920) 496-2117. The support given by the SBA does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of the opinions, products, or serves of the SBDC. The Small Business Development Center is part of the UW-Green Bay Division of Outreach and Adult Access. We are also a partner in education with the University of Wisconsin-Extension. SBDC programs are nondiscriminatory and available to individuals with disabilities. AA/EOE.


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