Senior Manager, Kaiser Permanente
Joel Sigler is a Certified Safety Professional with over 25 years of experience in the environmental, health and safety field. Joel currently works as a Senior Manager with the National Environmental Health and Safety Department at Kaiser Permanente. Joe lco-chairs two environmental stewardship committees at Kaiser Permanente, the Safer Chemical committee working to implement the use of safer chemicals in the organization, the Waste Reduction Committee, working to reduce the volume of waste within the organization. Joel received a B.S. from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a Certificate in Environmental Management from the Harvard University Extension School.
Every day, patients and workers are exposed to a wide array of chemicals in hospitals and health care facilities. Many of these chemicals can harm health and the environment. Because it is ubiquitous, flooring can contribute to environmental contamination and poor indoor air quality, depending on the materials selected. The vast majority of flooring in […]