• February 11, 2020
    7:15 am - 10:00 pm

Risky Business: A Safety Approach for HR Professionals


Program Overview

Contributing to a culture of safety and well-being for both employees and customers can be component of many HR professionals’ responsibilities, both inside and outside of industries that have obvious strong ties to safety expectations such as manufacturing. With ever changing guidelines and regulations from regulating bodies, HR needs to ensure that their organization has a solid safety foundation, and a plan for continuous improvement. This program will discuss the fundamental components of selling a safety program, including a business approach to conversing with senior management about why risk reduction should be a part of the company’s strategic plan. Knowing when and how to embrace a safety program will be reviewed, as well as identifying risky behavior or conditions, coaching others, and correcting exposures.

Approved for 1.0 SHRM credit
Approved for 1.0 HRCI general credit


Edward Shuey, VP of Human Resources & Safety
Kreider Farms

Ed Shuey Is the Vice President of HR & Safety for Kreider Farms in Manheim, PA, where he oversees all employee relations and risk management functions. Prior to joining Kreider Farms, Ed managed the Global Safety Program for Godiva Chocolatier and other food manufacturing entities owner and operated by Ulker, a multinational food producer. Before Godiva, Ed spent more than a decade with Pepperidge Farm/Campbell Soup Company and Exide Technologies in a variety of safety and HR roles.

Ed earned his Master of Science degree in Safety Sciences from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Safety and Hygiene Management from Millersville University. He is recognized as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), a professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, and has presented through several national groups including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the American Industrial Hygiene Association.

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1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17601, United States

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