Vice President of EH&S, Turner Construction Company
Dallas, TX

Cindy DePrater is Vice President of EH&S for the Turner Construction Company.  In this role, she is responsible for Turner’s safety, health, environmental, and loss control activities nationwide. Ms. DePrater leads a staff of three National Safety Coordinators, 30 safety directors and indirectly oversees more than 200 safety professionals across the country. Under her direction, the team ensures full compliance with Turner’s internal policies and guidelines and all regulatory standards.  Ms. DePrater is also responsible for analyzing the organization’s critical EHS requirements, identifying deficiencies and potential opportunities, and developing innovative solutions for the company.  Ms. DePrater is Turner’s representative to OSHA, NIOSH, and other governmental agencies, and she sits on several national committees and advisory boards that influence and impact worker health and safety. She is a sought-after expert on environmental health and safety and she speaks at conferences nationwide.