EORM Workplace Safety Expert Selected as Keynote Speaker at 2015 Southern California AIHA/ASSE Joint Technical Symposium

May 20, 2015Dr. Syed Naqvi

Laguna Hills, CA – EORM Consultant Dr. Syed Naqvi, Ph.D., CPE/CHFP, CRSP, CCPE, has been selected as the Keynote Speaker at the 2015 Southern California AIHA/ASSE Joint Technical Symposium on October 21, 2015 in Long Beach, CA. Speaking on Worker Participation in Injury and Disease Prevention, he will address this annual joint meeting of the Orange County, Long Beach and Los Angeles Chapters of ASSE (The American Society of Safety Engineers), and the Orange County and Southern California Chapters of AIHA (American Industrial Hygiene Association).

In his presentation Dr. Naqvi will share newer and proven "participatory" approaches – involving workers in hazard identification and control – for managing and executing occupational injury and illness prevention programs. He will identify the essential elements of a successful and sustainable program, drawing upon research and case examples that will help organizations improve their current injury and disease prevention processes.

"EORM is privileged to have recently added Dr. Naqvi to our Southern California environmental, health and safety consulting team," notes EORM President and CEO Glenn Fishler. "With nearly 30 years experience as an educator, researcher, trainer, practitioner and consultant, Syed brings an unmatched level of expertise to help organizations initiate and develop effective health and safety programs."

With a Ph.D. in Ergonomics/Human Factors Engineering/Occupational H & S from West Virginia University, and Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering (Industrial Systems) from Mississippi State University, Dr. Naqvi's work has been published in dozens of international journals and presented at numerous conferences worldwide. Among his many professional certifications and memberships he is notably a Certified Ergonomist in the United States, Canada and Australia; a Registered Safety Professional in Canada, and a Fellow of the Safety Institute of Australia.