Jason Townsell, CSP, was named EHS Today's 2010 Future Leader in EHS. He works for AECOM as a program safety manager at San Diego International Airport.

(The postings on this site represent the author's personal opinions and statements and do not represent or reflect the opinions, positions or strategies of AECOM Technology Corp. or its subsidiaries or affiliated entities.)

Posts by Jason Townsell

in EHS OutLoud Blog Jun 24, 2013

The Future of EHS Training and Development?

French classical author François de la Rochefoucauld famously said, “The only thing constant in life is change.” When....More
in EHS OutLoud Blog May 28, 2013

Turn Safety Confrontations into Win-Win Situations

Early in my adulthood, I was taught by a personal mentor that people don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. I....More
meeting needs in training
in EHS OutLoud Blog Feb 19, 2013

The 3 Worker Needs Your Training Program Must Meet

In a follow-up installment to his two-part series “Developing an Effective Training and Development Program,” Jason Townsell discusses the importance....More
implementing knowledge, skills and attitudes
in EHS OutLoud Blog Jan 23, 2013

Developing an Effective Training and Development Program, Part 2: Implementing KSAs

In Part 1 of this series, we examined the role organizational structure plays in developing an effective training and development program. In this....More
in EHS OutLoud Blog Jan 17, 2013

Developing an Effective Training and Development Program, Part 1: Organizational Structure

In this first post of a two-part series addressing the development of an effective training and development program, I will focus on the importance....More
in EHS OutLoud Blog Aug 28, 2012

Professional Ethics ... Are You Practicing Them?

Adhering to professional ethics will make for a more dependable and respected landscape for all EHS professionals....More
in EHS OutLoud Blog Jul 11, 2012

EHS by the Numbers

  I often feel compelled to defend the benefits and history of progressive EHS programs and practices. The necessity to do this arises out....More
in EHS OutLoud Blog May 16, 2012

The Characteristics of an Effective EHS Trainer

In March, I wrote a blog post titled “ Who Needs This Training? (Hint: Not Everyone).” The article focused on the importance of providing safety....More
in EHS OutLoud Blog May 01, 2012

Navigating and Analyzing Fall Hazards

While much advancement has been made in fall protection equipment and technology, falls remain a serious concern in today's work force. Falls are....More
in EHS OutLoud Blog Mar 28, 2012

Behavior-Based Safety: The Pros and Cons

Behavior-based safety (commonly referred to as BBS) relies heavily on the psychology of learning and motivation through stimulus and response as a....More

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