Safe workers in front of Austin skyline.

Spotlight:Safety Issues in Austin


Thank you, Austin, for the amazing turnout at our Work Safe, Texas Summit. Panelists and audience members were able to share safety best practices across industries, raise awareness about workplace safety and help employers enhance their safety programs. It’s all part of Texas Mutual’s commitment to creating a safe workplace for all Texans.

  • Colin Pope, Editor of the Austin Business Journal, moderated the panel discussion featuring Don Vigil, Environmental, Health and Safety Manager at CFAN; Bill Blase, HR/Safety Manager at Ranger Excavating; and Dennet Wenske, VP at Harvey-Cleary Builders.
  • Eric Bourquin, Texas Mutual’s VP of Safety Services, talked about the latest OSHA regulations and how to survive an OSHA audit.
  • Jeremiah Bentley, VP of Marketing & Customer Engagement at Texas Mutual, introduced Safety in a Box, a virtual reality app that allows users to experience manufacturing and construction’s deadliest accidents in a safe environment.

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