Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022 Register Now
Time: 3 p.m. ET
Length: 60 minutes
Speakers: Jade Brainard, Product Director, KPA; Shane Morrow, Corporate Safety Director, IES Commercial & Industrial
Moderator: Joe Xavier, Senior Director of Health and Safety, ABC


It’s easy to get caught up in and overwhelmed by the complexities of a safety program, whether due to implementation among teams, too many systems or decentralization across departments. And it’s costing you precious time and resources. But safety doesn’t have to be this hard.
Join ABC member IES Commercial & Industrial and ABC Tech Alliance Partner KPA to learn how you can simplify your safety program. You will hear from Shane Morrow, IES corporate safety director, who will share examples and lessons learned for how to be more efficient and leverage data and analytics to focus on the most critical aspects of your safety program. Plus, you’ll learn how to gain organizational buy-in with a series of small wins that build safety culture.


Joe Xavier is senior director of health and safety for ABC. Xavier has served in leadership, quality, health, safety and compliance roles since 1992. Most recently, Xavier was CEO of Summit Sustainability Solutions, advising construction, manufacturing and hospitality clients in the mid-Atlantic region on risk control and prevention. His company was a member of ABC of Greater Baltimore and facilitated the chapter’s Safety Professional Peer Group.
Shane Morrow joined IES Commercial & Industrial in April of 2018 as division safety director. He has over 25 years of commercial construction experience with large general contractors, with over 20 years in the field of safety leadership. His market experience includes heavy civil, hospitality, federal, health care, private sector, condominiums, office buildings, mixed-use facilities and aviation projects. Morrow has spent time volunteering to help promote safety in the Texas markets.
Jade Brainard is product director for KPA EHS software solutions. She has been working with KPA products for over 14 years, with a focus of providing turn-key safety management software solutions for KPA customers. Brainard works closely with many types of organizations, including construction, energy, manufacturing and insurance to understand how technology can be leveraged to effectively manage safety, reduce risk and stay compliant with an ever-evolving regulatory environment.\