Darryl C. Hill, Ph.D., has a B.S., Occupational Safety (Iowa State University), M.S., Hazardous Waste Management (Wayne State University), MBA (Southern New Hampshire University) and Ph.D., Educational Leadership (Oakland University). He is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP). Hill has 30 years of experience in safety, health, and environmental management. Darryl is currently Senior Vice President, Safety at FirstGroup of America. FirstGroup is the largest transportation services company in North America and the U.K. Also, Darryl has served in senior environmental, health, and safety roles at ABB, Johnson Controls, and Abbott. Hill is an adjunct assistant professor at Oakland University, where he has taught undergraduates courses in construction safety, environmental standards, safety training methods and accident investigation since 1996.
Darryl served as American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Society President during 2010-11 which was the 100th anniversary for the organization. He also received the highest Society honor as Fellow in 2013. He was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services to serve a 3-year term on the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Board of Scientific Counselors. Darryl is editor and contributing author for the Construction Safety Management & Engineering book. He is also co-editor for the recently published Safety Leadership and Professional Development book.
Leadership is often identified as a core competency that safety professionals must have to be successful in their careers. This webinar defines key skills and practices that will help safety professionals in their career development as detailed in Safety Leadership and Professional Development, edited by Richard Olawoyin and Darryl C. Hill. We will provide the framework for safety professionals to effectively implement a leading safety and health process based on the road map the book provides to define the safety profession and promote leadership and professional development. With contributions from academic and industry leaders, the major sections focus on ethics; leadership and management; certification and accreditation; professional development; technical aspects such as risk assessment and hazard recognition; and workplace culture.