Using Technology to Reduce Risk and Prevent Injuries

  •  January 9, 2024
     8:00 am - 10:30 am

Topic: Technical Meeting: “Using Technology to Reduce Risk and Prevent Injuries” followed by a
tour of Kent County Road Commission Facility and Operations.

Presenter: Heather Chapman MS, CSP, CHMM, CEAS III and George Smith

Location: 1900 4 Mile Road NW, Walker, MI 49544

Breakfast included.
Time: 8:00 – 10:30 AM
Cost: $15.00 members; non-members: $25.00; Governmental Agencies: Free; ASSP-GVSU Student Section: Free
CEUs: 0.2

Understanding safety technology for musculoskeletal injury risks is a pivotal component of modern
safety management standards in identifying hazards and those associated risks. Organizations
worldwide have incorporated artificial intelligence (AI) driven technology into their OSH
processes. The discussion will also highlight the four conceptual emphasis of the ISO 45001
standard and illustrates how use of safety technology can help organizations conform with the

Heather is the Principal of Paradigm Safety. She helps organizations identify risks and develop
systems to protect their people by providing innovative and collaborative safety consulting
services. She also freelances for Soter Analytics as their Head of Ergonomics. Heather has 28 years
of EHS experience in general industry.

Heather earned her MS degree in OSHE from Columbia Southern University, and her BS/OSHM from GVSU.
She serves on Med-1 advisory board as well as on GVSU’s board for the OSH Program. Also
serves on AIHA ‘s liaison to the university of Chicago’s Center of Excellence.