It’s been said many times that establishing a strong safety culture must start at the top. While that platitude points to the importance of CEOs getting behind safety and health, a clear chain of command – with a dedicated, executive-level EHS position – can play a key role as well, especially at the largest companies.
With that in mind, EHS Today takes a look at who is responsible for environmental, health and safety at the largest U.S. manufacturing firms, based on the 2013 IndustryWeek U.S. 500. (IndustryWeek’s list ranks the largest publicly held manufacturers by revenue.)
When it comes to EHS, the buck stops here.