Interview with Brent Knight, CSP || Client Side Chats

Jul 2, 2020 | Client Side Chats

In today’s #ClientSideChat, Brent Knight, CSP who is President of Intuitive Safety Solutions has a very personal connection with COVID-19 and has even endured it firsthand. An essential business from the start, Intuitive Safety Solutions caters to the construction sector to provide consulting services and health and safety resources for construction projects. Brent has stayed very busy throughout this period and has seen emerging opportunities: companies bolstering their own health and safety programs, the need for COVID-19 Supervisors, and an emphasis on building infrastructure. Brent also struggled with acquiring certain PPE and decided to custom order their own company buffs to utilize in the field. Listen in as Brent discusses the greatest challenge he expects to face.

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