Paul English is an assistant professor in Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Safety, Security and Emergency Management. He has worked for Fortune 100 companies including Nestle and Ford Motor Company in different facets of occupational safety, security and emergency response operations. While at Ford Motor Company, he was the recipient of the President’s Health & Safety Award for Innovation representing The Americas for reducing injuries and illnesses while launching 3 new vehicles. His most recent position was with E-ONE, Inc. as Director of Environmental Health and Safety based out of Ocala, FL. He earned a B.S. in Fire & Safety Engineering Technology specializing in Industrial Risk Management and an M.S. Safety, Security & Emergency Management from Eastern Kentucky University.
He has numerous publications regarding incident investigation, process safety management, benchmarking safety metrics and emergency response. He is an active member of the American Society of Safety Engineers and is a Certified Safety Professional, CSP. In 2011, he published his first book, Safety Performance in a Lean Environment: A Guide to Building Safety into a Process. This book discusses and reviews how occupational safety and environmental programs can harness the power of lean enterprise and manufacturing techniques to help jump start a stalled safety program or enhance existing programs.