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How to Become a Transformational EHS Leader

Transformational leadership benefits not only safety but other aspects of the business as well.

One of the first things that Dr. Rick Fulwiler, CIH, CSHM, asked the audience at his ASC 2013 session, “Achieving World-Class Health & Safety Through Transformational Leadership,” was “How many of you are striving for mediocrity?”

Many in the audience laughed, and his point was made: No one strives to be average and everyone in attendance at the conference was there to pick up “a few pearls,” said Fulwiler, that would take their EHS efforts from good to great or from great to excellent.

“If you want to improve when you leave here, you’re going to have to do something different,” said Fulwiler, who is the former director of health and safety worldwide for Proctor & Gamble, the president of Technology Leadership Associates and an adjunct professor at the Harvard School of Public Health. “You’re going to have to change.”

Read the article in full on EHS Today.

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