Don't Forget the Humans

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 • 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon • Location: Continental Ballroom

Angelica Grindle 180Angelica Grindle, Ph.D.
Quality Safety Edge

We live in exciting times! From autonomous vehicles to robots to artificial intelligence, how we live, how we work, and the hazards to which we will be exposed will change. While innovative technologies can help reduce risks, we must never forget that people are still people. As such, regardless of the changes around us, by strategically utilizing proven behavioral technology we can create effective and sustainable solutions to ensure the safety of workers now and into the future.

Angelica C. Grindle, Ph.D. is President of Quality Safety Edge. Dr. Grindle has successfully designed, implemented, and evaluated behavioral and process improvement systems in a wide variety of organizational settings. Her industry experience includes construction, mining, manufacturing, utilities, oil and gas, automotive, paper, and health care.

As a Ph.D. level behavior analyst, Dr. Grindle specializes in the application of behavioral science technology to improving workplace safety and other key organizational objectives. She focuses on ensuring strategic initiatives align with key processes, are customized to work with unique organizational needs, and are supported by key stakeholders. She is also the co-developer of BBS Essentials®, a product which enables small companies to reduce the time and manpower required to design and implement behavioral safety processes.

Angelica is a sought after speaker at domestic and international forums including the American Society of Safety Engineers, Behavioral Safety Now, Safety Councils as well as corporate events.  Dr. Grindle has published articles in the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, and other publications. She also contributed to the book The Values-Based Safety Process: Improving Your Safety Culture with Behavior-Based Safety by Terry McSween, founder and president of QSE. Angelica is a coordinator for the Behavioral Safety Now conference. 

Angelica received her master’s in Industrial Psychology and her doctorate in Applied Behavior Analysis from Western Michigan University.