Safety Across High-Consequence Industries Conference

March 19, 2012
Parks College News

The Center for Aviation Safety Research at Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology hosted the 2012 Safety Across High-Consequence Industries Conference on March 14-15 at Saint Louis University’s campus. This year’s theme was “Safety Management: How to Make it Happen.”

This conference provided a unique forum for professionals from aviation, healthcare and other high-consequence industries to share organizational safety strategies and strategic thinking when executing safety initiatives. Business leaders and practitioners gathered to discuss safety leadership strategies, development of a strong safety culture and sustainment of a robust safety management system.

Keynote speakers included Mary Jean Ryan, FSM, board chair for SSM Health Care; and Captain Al Madar, managing director of Corporate Safety for American Airlines.

Topics discussed at the event included:

  • Principle of Safety Management
  • Safety Management Strategies
  • Safety Culture
  • Safety Leadership and Ethics
  • Business Safety

Saint Louis University’s Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology is the first federally certified flight school in the nation. Rooted in a tradition of hands-on learning, Parks College has earned a worldwide reputation for its aviation and aerospace engineering programs and has emerged as a leader in biomedical, electrical and mechanical engineering disciplines.

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