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Spotlight:Safety Issues in Midland


Thank you, Midland, 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 Joe Rodriguez, Safety Manager at Permian Anchors; Robert Ochoa, Safety Director at Encore Pipe & Construction; Jamee Higgins, Safety & Risk Manager at City of Midland; and Col. Mark Trostel, Safety Advisor at Encana Driving.
  • 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.
  • Gene Powell, Public Information Officer for TxDOT’s Odessa District, talked about the importance of driver safety at work.

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