Behavior-Based Safety Programs


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Originally presented on May 15, 2017, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Lecture Presenter

Christina K. Kulakowski

Christina K. Kulakowski

Safety and Industrial Hygiene Coordinator
ARUP Safety Department, ARUP Laboratories

Christina Kulakowski has over 15 years of industrial hygiene and safety experience. She currently is the Safety and Industrial Hygiene Coordinator at ARUP Laboratories, where she is responsible for the industrial hygiene, chemical hygiene, biosafety and radiation safety programs.

Prior to moving to Utah, Christina worked for R.J.Lee at their New York City office where she directed industrial hygiene and environmental assessments on the largest single building environmental assessment project, resulting from 9/11 World Trade Center collapse. After that job she needed a break, so she decided to move to Utah for couple months to ski and do yoga. She enjoyed the west so much that decided to stay for a while and accepted a position at the University of Utah as a Safety Specialist. After working at the University of Utah for several years she accepted her current position at ARUP Laboratories.

Christina now lives in Salt Lake City with her 4 year old son, 2 year old daughter, 2 dogs, a cat and husband. Christina is an avid traveler and loves to do just about every outdoor activity, specifically road biking, trail running, hiking, camping and skiing.


After this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Summarize the basics of human behavior.
  • Identify the concepts of a traditional safety programs.
  • Identify the concepts of a behavior based safety programs.
  • Describe how to create and maintain a positive safety culture through a behavior based safety program.

Sponsored by:

University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, and ARUP Laboratories