As coal mining declines in the U.S., safety and environmental professionals must work diligently to ensure safe and environmentally friendly coal mines. Is it possible? It’s about Leadership, and the 7 keys to a safe mining environment.
Walter Simpson is the Manager of Safety, Training, and Professional Development for The North American Coal Corporation in their corporate office in Dallas, TX. With a solid background in organizational leadership, Walter has focused his career the development and training of safety initiatives. He is skilled in design and implementation of: 1) Human Resources policy and procedures; 2) behavioral safety initiatives; 3) site specific and company-wide leadership development; and 4) effective communications. He received his undergraduate degree from Troy University in Alabama and his Master’s in Psychology from Walden University in Minnesota. He holds certifications from the Society for Human Resources Management and the International Society of Mine Safety Professionals.
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