Safety 2009 Proceedings

762 The Value of SH&E Interns for Companies

Instructor: David L. Fender, Ed.D., CSP, Murray State University, Murray, KY
David G. Derrick, CSP, CSHM, Lyondell Chemical Company, Pasadena, TX

Description: The focus in this session will be on the value that SH&E interns bring to businesses. An overview of General Motors’ intern program provides a practical example of how to integrate interns into safety programs and an overview of studies identifying the advantages and problems of internships will be discussed. This session will provide valuable information on how interns can help your SH&E program and guidance if you are considering starting or improving your intern program.

Level: B I