The Upper Peninsula Section of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. Presents
Stacy Kramer | VP Corporate Safety & Occupational Health | Freeport‐MaMoRan
2020 Henry Krumb Lecturer
While health and safety (H&S) is often measured by incident rates and reactionary measures, at the end of the day, safety is about the people. It’s about creating relationships and building trust among the workforce. Front line supervisors and health and safety professionals are the core of safe production and have the best opportunity to influence those doing the work. Developing our front-line supervisors and H&S professionals and arming them with the tools to work with the employees in the field creates a culture of trust, respect and collaboration. In this presentation we will review an approach to elevate the role of the front-line supervisor and H&S professionals, and develop tools to keep them in the field and focused on the critical work of driving positive culture change.
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About the speaker:
Stacy Kramer is the Vice President of Global Health and Safety for Freeport-McMoRan. She began her career with Phelps Dodge (which later became Freeport-McMoRan) in 1996 where she worked in various positions with increasing levels of responsibility in health and safety. In 2006 she became the Health and Safety Manager for the Safford mine in Arizona during design, construction, commissioning and operation, and in 2008 became Manager of the Hydrometallurgical Division in Safford. In 2013 she became the Director of Risk Management at the corporate office, responsible for Global Fatality Prevention and FMA Health and Safety.
Ms. Kramer has a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety and Health from Montana School of Mineral Science and Technology and a Master of Public Health degree in Health and Safety Management from Tulane University, School of Public Health. She is a Certified Safety Professional (since 2000) and has a Six Sigma Blackbelt from Motorola University.