The Future of EHS – How Digitalization is Redefining Workplace Safety

Executive Huddle


In today’s connected world, the application of digital is crucial to achieve cost effective and sustainable solutions that drive value for a company. Optimized data driven information management can provide efficiencies and future focused insights that will deliver improved outcomes for the business, as well as an enhanced reputation through transparent risk management and improved EHS, sustainability and social performance.


Ralf Franke
Head of Corporate EHS

Anthony Wareham
Global Head Health and Safety

Adriano Correa
Group Head Health and Safety

Christine Adeline
VP Product Management

Bryn Vaughan

Group Manager – Health and Safety


26th October 2021

All times are CET

10.00 – 10.05
Chairperson Welcome and Introduction
10.05 – 10.30
Health & Safety in the digital age

How can new technologies helping to shape the future of EHS? In my presentation I would like to give you an insight into

  • how digitalization and new technologies are transforming Health & Safety at Siemens
  • concrete examples of digital solutions for
    o ergonomics
    o remote monitoring,
    o remote audits,
    o reporting,
    o risk management
    o training

Ralf Franke, Head of Corporate EHS, Siemens AG

10.30 – 10.55 
Execute effective Digital HSE Transformation at high-speed
  • Collaboration with the right stakeholders across the business is key to successful HSE digitalisation
  • Utilising a no-code HSE Enterprise platform and mobile technologies can deliver results quickly even for non-technical HSE professionals
  • Partnering with operations and integrating operational processes can improve outcomes and support HSE digitalisation efforts

Bryn Vaughan, Group Manager – Health and Safety, Decmil
Christine Adeline, VP Product Management, SAI Global

10.55 – 11.20
How Digitalization is Redefining Workplace Safety at Philips
  • Moving from reporting the news to making the news. Enabling H&S managers to leverage their expertise more effectively and efficiently.
  • Connecting programs from end to end (Compliance / Risk / Controls / CA / Audit / review).
  • Data mining. Determine if actions are affecting outcomes
  • Leveraging technology. Wearables AI etc
  • Making the financial case for proactive intervention (Linking Risk and costs to reduce the risk is much as possible)
  • Dashboards. Getting the subject in front of leadership in an intuitive way

Anthony Wareham, Global Head Health and Safety, Philips

11.20 – 11.55
Panel Discussion – Reducing EHS incidents at customer and manufacturing sites by leveraging digital technology
  • The role of Data and Analytics for providing actionable insights
  • Prediction for work planning – leveraging historical data
  • How Digitalization can improve training
  • Detection of personal protective equipment at the site – emerging technologies
  • Driving EHS culture through Digitalization

Christine Adeline, VP Product Management, SAI Global
Panel Members:
Ralf Franke, Head of Corporate EHS, Siemens AG
Adriano Correa, Group Head Health and Safety, Carlsberg
Bryn Vaughan, Group Manager – Health and Safety, Decmil
Anthony Wareham, Global Head Health and Safety, Philips
Ron Wissenburg, Sr Director Program Management Quality & EHS, GE Power

11.55 – 12.20
Improving Safety Behaviour Data Reporting and how Digitalization can Help on this Journey
  • Challenges
  • System structure to support culture change
  • Data Analysis as a key program driver
  • Practical example from Carlsberg Group

Adriano Corrêa, Group H&S Sr. Manager, Carlsberg Group

Chairperson Closing Comments


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  • AB-Inbev Global Safety SME
  • ArcelorMittal Downstream Solutions Head of Safety Business Division East
  • Ardagh Group Group Safety and Loss Prevention Director
  • Ardagh Group Group Safety Manager
  • BaxterRegional EHS & EMEA OH Manager
  • Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Ltd ABI-APAC EHS Director
  • Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Ltd ZBS EHS Safety Associate Director, APAC
  • CarlsbergGroup Head Health and Safety
  • CortevaEHS Manager
  • DuPont Specialty Products Operations SàrlFire Safety Consultant
  • Envista Holdings CorporationSenior Regional Manager EHS Europe
  • GE Gas Power Sr Director Program Management Quality & EHS
  • GRUNDFOS Pompe Italia S.r.l.Head of HS Global Service Delivery
  • GRUNDFOS Holding A/S Lead EHS Specialist for Risk and Incident Management
  • Italtractor ITM spaHead of HSEE
  • iVisual Maintenance Solutions President
  • Lombardi SA Head of the Safety and Operation Department
  • MedtronicEHS Program Manager
  • Norsk Hydro ASAHead of HSE Hydro Extrusion Europe
  • Palfinger AgCorporate HSE Manager
  • Philips Global Head Health and Safety
  • Schneider ElectricHealth & Safety Global Director
  • ST MicroelectronicsDirector – BEMT – Facilities & EHS
  • ST MicroelectronicsEHS Manager
  • Tokai COBEXHead of EHS Smelting and Lining
  • Tokai Cobex SavoieSafety Manager
  • Vectura LimitedDirector – HSE and Facilities
  • WartsilaQEHS Manager

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Digital technology is changing our economies, our societies and our way of life. The management of environment, health and safety (EHS) stands to be significantly impacted by digital.
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