New CEO Joins Capital Safety

Stephen Oswald has been brought in from United Technologies Corporation, the company announced March 14.

Red Wing, Minn.-based Capital Safety, a leading manufacturer of fall protection equipment under the DBI-SALA, UNILINE and PROTECTA brands, introduced Stephen Oswald as its new chief executive officer on March 14. He previously held several executive roles during a 15-year career at United Technologies Corporation, most recently serving as integration leader for its acquisition of GE Security, and was president of the Hamilton Sundstrand Industrial Division and the Sullair Corporation, according to Capital Safety's announcement.

Stephen Oswald joined Capital Safety as CEO in March 2012."Stephen has a successful and repeated track record of growing top and bottom lines in industrial markets. Combine this with his strong organizational and operations background, as well as his high-energy leadership style, and it's easy to see why we are so optimistic about our future together," said Pat Velasco, chairman of Capital Safety. "He joins us after two excellent years of growth, and the addition of Stephen to our team sets the stage for continued strong performance going forward."

"I am very pleased to be joining Capital Safety and look forward to continuing the strong customer focus tradition and further expanding the global footprint," said Oswald. "Capital Safety is a growing company with a strong team making a difference in the area of workplace safety worldwide, and I see unlimited potential in the future."

Oswald will assume the role of CEO effective March 26 and will be based at Capital Safety's headquarters. The company's operations include 20 manufacturing, distribution, and training facilities worldwide.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • Complete Online Safety Training Courses

    Deliver state-of-the art, online safety training courses to your organization with IndustrySafe Training Management Software. Generate reports to track training compliance and automatically notify learners of upcoming or overdue classes.

  • Easy to Use Safety Inspection App

    Conduct inspections on the go with IndustrySafe’s mobile app. Complete safety audits at job sites and remote locations—with or without web access.

  • Track Key Safety Performance Indicators

    IndustrySafe’s Dashboard Module allows organizations to easily track safety KPIs and metrics. Gain increased visibility into your business’ operations and safety data.

  • Analyze Incident Data and Maintain OSHA Compliance

    Collect relevant incident data, analyze trends, and generate accurate regulatory reports, including OSHA 300, 300A, and 301 logs, through IndustrySafe’s extensive incident reporting and investigation module.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus