Sandra Sheils

The Safety Equation
Safety Specialist

Session Title: Regulatory Compliance & Safety Planning

Time: April 4th, 9:15 - 10:15 AM
Location: Seminar Room #3

Professional Summary

Sandra Sheils is a Certified OSHA Safety Specialist, CSS, through Eastern Michigan University. With over 18 years providing services as both corporate safety director and private consultant, Mrs. Sheils has provide a return on investment to a variety of organizations, private industry, environmental, chemical and power companies, legal and insurance communities, and most recently the Cannabis Industry with technical consulting in OSHA disciplines.

Sandra’s experience with the Cannabis Industry includes both Medical and Recreational businesses of all kinds.  Extensive research in established markets of Las Vegas, Portland, and Seattle has allowed her to understand industry specific risk. She conducted retail risk assessments at NuWu Cannabis Market and Planet 13 in Las Vegas, Vela, Diego Pellicer, and Have a Heart in Seattle with a focus on insurance reduction, public and community safety and employee training.  Studying Growing/Production operations in Seattle both small large, indoor and outdoor farms to with a focus on ergonomic studies, process safety management, and comprehensive safety plans developing opportunities for large dollar savings. Combination indoor grow facility, packaging and processing operations from seed to sale were studied for risk control opportunities.

Sandra is a leading-edge safety expert in the Cannabis Industry and applies General Industry, Agricultural Industry and Construction Industry standards to all tiers of Cannabusiness and will bring industry lessons learned to Michigan to ensure our Cannabis Industry is a successful leader.

Session Abstract

Applying for any competitive license is a 50/50 gamble with your investment, it’s nearly an All or Nothing bet. The deck is stacked against new Cannabis industry businesses. Learn to stack that deck in your favor and give yourself the competitive advantage.

There is one simple but powerful element to integrate into your operations to make your business stand out.  Any phase of business-new or established can have an immediate positive impact to your success and longevity in business through controlling risk. Industry research is showing that less than 50% of Cannabis Industry businesses are operating with Occupational Health & Safety.  While the Industry is doing a great job in other areas of compliance, OSHA planning is on tilt.

Learn what tools and elements of a safety program will pay you today and tomorrow. Bank roll back seven times your investment in Safety. Get immediate licensure preference, reduce excessive insurance rates, change community bias, eliminate costly citations, retain employees and secure your businesses success.

When you gamble without safety you bet your life and your business. Bet on your business and Stand Out! with Safety.