The Role and Value of Women in Worker Safety

Safety expert Shawna Fraser Nagle shares insights into the impact women have on workplace safety.

As Women's History Month and Women in Construction Week fall in March, OH&S’s SafetyPod examines the role of women in worker safety. Women such as former Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, current President and CEO of the National Safety Council Lorraine Martin, and recent American Society of Safety Professionals President Christine Sullivan, CSP, ARM, demonstrate the leadership and insight women bring the field of worker safety and health.

Shawna Fraser Nagle, MS, CSP, CHST, CUSP, the Vice President of Safety at Newton, Mass.-headquartered Fraser Engineering Co. Inc., joins the podcast to discuss her experience in workplace safety, as well as the unique abilities and value that women bring to worker safety. Other topics discussed include how safety organizations are cultivating that value, and the future of women in workplace safety.

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A Special Thank You  to Columbia Southern University

For 30 years, Columbia Southern University has been a leader in occupational safety and health education. Taught by experienced safety experts, CSU’s bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in occupational safety and health are recognized by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals as Graduate Safety Practitioner® Qualified Academic Programs. Visit to learn more.

About the Author

David Kopf is the publisher and executive editor of Occupational Health & Safety magazine.

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