Aaron Trippler, director, government affairs, American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
"I hope the biggest opportunity for the profession is the number of jobs that will be available. If the economy picks up, the outlook is bright...."
Darryl C. Hill, Ph.D., CSP, vice president, safety & health, ABB Inc.; past president, ASSE; adjunct assistant professor at Oakland University
"One area that often has been overlooked in the past but is gaining increased attention to positively impact workplace safety and health is off-the-job safety initiatives...."
Fay Feeney, CSP, ARM, CEO of Risk for Good; Chair of the American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation
"On top of your compliance efforts, get yourself a role on your company's team that is taking on 'value' creation for your business...."
Carl W. Heinlein, CSP, ARM, CRIS, senior safety consultant, American Contractors Insurance Group
"The economy will have impact on both employers and government agencies if we cannot resolve our debt...."
Jim Swartz, vice president, risk management (Americas), Intercontinental Hotel Group
"The best opportunity for EHS professionals is to be business professionals...."
David Matthews, CIH, director, business development/principal consultant, ESIS
"One of the greatest challenges in 2013 will be developing strategies to comply with the new OSHA Hazard Communication training requirements, which are part of the realignment of the HazCom standard with the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for classifying and labeling chemicals...."
Dr. Richard D. Fulwiler, president, Technology Leadership Associates; former director of health and safety worldwide, Procter & Gamble; adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine; faculty appointment at the Harvard School of Public Health
"For EHS pros, it is establishing in business terms their strategic value to their enterprise...."
Richard A. Pollock, CSP, president, American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
"In 2012, ASSE and the safety profession saw much growth and change. We see great opportunities for EHS in 2013, including: -The increasing awareness and inclusiveness of occupational safety and health in corporate sustainable reporting and activities;..."
Treasa M. Turnbeaugh, Ph.D., MBA, CSP, CET, CEO, Board of Certified Safety Professionals
"The greatest opportunity for EHS in 2013 is movement toward a united front of recognizing EHS as a profession, not as an administrative function...."