What Will I Learn?

  • Choosing the Occupational Health & Safety Management System for your organization
  • Creating the framework for change using lean PDCA
  • Effective communication skills
  • Budgeting, auditing, lean tools and publishing results


Please join us for an intensive Safety Leadership series on implementing Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems. This course will provide you with the tools and skills to communicate effectively with the leadership team to implement a sustainable safety culture in today’s environment. Safety professionals are often the firefighters and enforcement for safety procedures that leaves them with little time to implement strategies that entire workforce participates to reach stated goals.  This course maps the implementation of ANSI Z10 and ISO 45001 in the learners specific environment.

Walk Away With

  • 12 weeks of tools and assignments to help you reach the next level of safety leadership
  • The ability to construct strategies to reach structured goals in difficult situations
  • A certificate of completion from the College of Southern Idaho

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for the safety professional growing into leadership opportunities and for the advanced safety practitioner seeking to fine tune their OHSMS.

Instructor Bio

Valerie Waterland, Director of HSE provides Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) strategic and tactical services for organizations committed to improving an engaged safety workplace.
Valerie is certified to guides leaders to sustainable Occupational Health, Safety Management Systems (OHSMS) using ISO 450001 and ANSI Z 10 standards. Valerie has implemented HSE solutions for over 25 years using OHSMS, Lean Six Sigma and a systems approach to improving health, safety and environmental results.

She has helped organizations in the food industry, transportation industry and EMS to develop and implement strategies with proven results. Valerie’s key message is “Safety is a metric of our organizational culture”. “Purposely craft the culture to obtain the desired results using a ISO 450001 and or ANSI Z10” .

Valerie started her career as a certified paramedic providing emergency services for industrial accidents. She holds a master black belt, an associate in risk management, BS in Human Services and a MS degree in human communications. She carries a license to counsel with a systems approach in communications.