Environment Safety and Health. ES&H Organization Structure. ES&H Program Continuous Improvement Strategy. Project Management Approach to ES&H. Succession Planning. Radiation Protection. Worker Safety & Health and Industrial Hygiene. Occupational Health. Environmental Science. ES&&H Operations and Technical Support. Training. Corporate ES&H Cultures. Technology. Trust.
Frances Alston, PhD, has built a solid career foundation over
the past 25 years in leading the development and management of
environment safety, health, and quality (ESH&Q) programs in
diverse cultural environments. Throughout her career, she has
delivered superior performance within complex, multistakeholder
situations and has effectively dealt with challenging safety,
operational, programmatic, regulatory, and environmental issues.
Dr. Alston has been effective in facilitating integration of
ESH&Q programs and policies as a core business function while
leading a staff of business, scientific, and technical
professionals. She is skilled in providing technical expertise in
regulatory and compliance arenas as well as determining necessary
and sufficient program requirements to ensure employee and public
safety, including environmental stewardship and sustainability.
She also has extensive knowledge and experience in assessing programs and cultures to determine areas for improvement and development of strategy for improvement. Dr. Alston earned a BS in industrial hygiene and safety, an MS in hazardous and water materials management/environmental engineering, an MSE in systems engineering/engineering management, and a PhD in industrial and systems engineering. She is a fellow of the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) and holds certifications as a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) and a Professional Engineering Manager (PEM). Dr. Alston’s research interests include investigating and implementing ways to design work cultures that facilitate trust.
Emily J. Millikin has more than 29 years of leadership experience in regulatory, environmental compliance, radiation protection, and safety and health programs at multiple Department of Energy (DOE) and Department of Defense (DOD) sites. She has served as safety, health, and quality director and subject matter expert for environment safety, health, and quality programs. She has extensive leadership experience in safety, health, and quality programs and has managed all aspects of program, cost, and field implementation of safety and health, industrial hygiene, radiological control, environmental, quality assurance, contractor assurance system, emergency preparedness, safeguards and security, occupational health, and Price–Anderson Amendment Act programs. Millikin has achieved over 11 million safe work hours while consistently demonstrating a low total recordable case rate. She has established successful employee-led behavioral-based safety observation programs and successfully achieved Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star status. Millikin earned a BS in environmental health from Purdue University with double majors in industrial hygiene and health physics. She is a Certified Safety Professional, Safety Trained Supervisor, and certified in the National Registry for Radiation Protection Technologists.
"Alston and Millikin provide a robust and in depth look at the
field of Environment Safety and Health management for continuous
improvement. Going well beyond the macro level of organizational
concerns, they explore the detailed issues that must be addressed
for excellence in ESH organizational performance."
—Scotty Dunlap, EdD, CSP, Eastern Kentucky University
"… I feel, the authors have done a great job in highlighting and addressing many of the HSE concerns of businesses are faced with today and how to address them in the workplace. … The authors provide excellent concepts to users in simple words that are easy to follow and apply. … To sum up - an excellent piece of work!"
—Dr. Chitram Lutchman, Independent EH&S Provider, Consultant and Global Speaker