Q&A: A Certified Workplace Safety Pro Talks PPE in Manufacturing

By Gillian Scott

Personal protective equipment helps protect employees from a variety of hazards, but it’s not always enthusiastically embraced by facilities or workers. We talked to Bill Simkins, a certified safety professional and QSSP instructor, about barriers to PPE use and the evolution of the industry.

Bill Simkins, a certified safety professional, spent a career helping facilities and people stay safe, most recently at Frito-Lay and PepsiCo. Now he’s one of three faculty members for the International Safety Equipment Association conducting a course to equip students as Qualified Safety Sales Professionals.

(Read the complete article on the Better MRO page: https://www.mscdirect.com/betterMRO/safety/qa-certified-workplace-safety-pro-talks-ppe-manufacturing




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