December 7, 2011 | Barb Carr

TapRooT® Implementation Success Stories

Dennis Osmer, former Worldwide Head of HSE, will be presenting some thoughts about quality implementation of TapRooT®, a system he has used for over 20 years at the 2012 TapRooT® Summit. Key elements covered will be: use of pilots; internal teaching; site review teams; investigator training; focused approach to broad approach; and continuous improvement.

Dennis is a TapRooT® Instructor with over 40 years of industrial experience – the last seven years of his career as the World Wide Head of Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) and Emergency Management at CIBA Vision (a business unit of Novartis). There, he was responsible for the HSE activities for all of CVs operations (14 supply chain sites, 37 sales and marketing group companies, 11,000 employees on 3 continents). He has a pragmatic approach to developing and implementing HSE strategy which balances employee safety, environmental protection and business needs. He is a recognized expert with a track record of delivering performance.

His most recent activities were with Pandemic Preparedness, energy efficiency improvements, auditing, due diligence, new site start-up and HSE strategies for world class performance. While with a different business unit, he was the deputy chief of an industrial brigade and part of a community outreach program.

Dennis has an MBA in general management and finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and a BA in mathematics from the same university.

This session will be part of the Quality and Corrective Action Programs track and the Leading Performance Improvement track.  If you are planning to sign up for a different track and want to attend this session, you may customize your schedule and add it!

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