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Spotlight:Safety Issues in Houston


Thank you, Houston, 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.

  • Pat Niekamp, Founder of Texas CEO Magazine, moderated the panel discussion featuring Justin Overstreet, VP of Safety at Wildcat Oil Tools; Eddie Escamilla, Safety Manager at Karsten Interior; and Laura Vela, Health, Safety and Environmental Manager at Infrastructure Networks, Inc.
  • Eric Bourquin, VP Safety Services at Texas Mutual, 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.
  • Matt DeLeón, Houston District Traffic Safety Specialist for TxDOT, talked about the importance of driver safety at work.

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