- ASSE CWC February Membership Meeting
February 8, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bosses Night! Bring your boss to dinner
Topic: Safety in the Department of the Interior.
Bill Simonds will discuss the challenges of promoting safety in the Nation’s Earth Science Research Agency, the U.S Geological Survey. Bill will discuss a variety of research activities and their respective safety challenges, how well safety programs have been working and his own approach to influencing safety culture.
Bill Simonds has been with the USGS for over 30 years doing a wide variety of geologic and hydrologic research. He has worked in some of the most remote and extreme environments conducting work in hazardous conditions and challenging terrain. For the last 15 years Bill has been a full-time Regional Safety Manager overseeing safety programs at about a dozen Science Centers in the Western U.S. and advising and consulting with project scientists on how to conduct difficult fieldwork as safely as possible. Bill earned his CSP in 2016.
Venue: Hayden’s Lakefront Grill