Success Stories in Safety – Richard Pollock, CSP || Client Side Chats

Nov 23, 2020 | Client Side Chats

Richard Pollock, CSP is President of Rivendell Safety Consulting and our guest on today’s #ClientSideChat. Richard speaks of his safety success in helping to assemble cooperative Safety Conferences with the establishment of the Direct Delivery Leadership Council (DDLC). This council is committed to the improvement of direct delivery operations, research, and finding solutions such as Fatigue Management Systems, dealing with Sleep Apnea, etc. DDLC also offers free to attend webinars.

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