Predictive Solutions’ Dr. Chuck Pettinger to Present at the ASSE Conference and Exposition

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Chuck Pettinger, Ph.D., implementation & change manager at Predictive Solutions, will speak on June 13 and 14 at ASSE's Safety 2011 Exposition in Chicago, IL.

Dr. Chuck Pettinger

Predictive Solutions, formerly DBO2, announced today that Chuck Pettinger, Ph.D., implementation & change manager, will speak at two specialized safety sessions at the annual American Society of Safety Engineers Conference and Exposition.

On Monday, June 13, Pettinger, Michael Diehl from Liberty Mutual Insurance, and Cindy DePrater from Turner Construction will present Session 503, entitled “Building LIFE: How to Get Craft Truly Engaged in Construction Projects.” The presentation will outline the steps followed in designing an employee engagement initiative called Building LIFE (Living Injury Free Every Day).

The following day, Pettinger will present Session 633, entitled “Generating a Safety Culture in Construction: How to Create a Safety STEP-Change,” along with Bob Fitzgerald and Coy Graham of Southern Company. This presentation will outline how Southern Company’s Engineering Construction Services enhanced their safety process and the successes that followed. The speakers will share strategies, pitfalls and outline methods for sustaining initial momentum.

Pettinger earned his doctorate in psychology from Virginia Tech with an emphasis in Industrial Organizational Psychology. For 20 years, Chuck has consulted with organizations from around the world, guiding them in their transformation to create a step-change in their safety cultures and helping them to reduce death in their workplaces. In the last four years, Chuck has led several change initiatives as an implementation & change manager for Predictive Solutions.

ASSE’s Safety 2011 Exposition will take place June 12-15 in Chicago, Ill., at McCormick Place West. More than 4,000 safety, health and environmental professionals are expected at this year’s conference. To learn about Predictive Solutions and its efforts to help its customers save lives by predicting workplace injuries, visit booth #963 at the show.

About Predictive Solutions Corporation
Predictive Solutions Corporation, formerly DBO2, saves lives by predicting workplace injuries. Its software solutions help track, trend and analyze safety related data and incidents. They also employ proprietary models that predict the likelihood, frequency and location of workplace injuries using its customers’ safety observation data. In addition, Predictive Solutions delivers consulting services that drive culture and process change within organizations to create sustainable safety processes that reduce injuries. With more than 100 million observations and nearly 40,000 reported incidents from more than 15,000 worksites around the world, Predictive Solutions has emerged as an industry leader in predicting injuries before they occur. Predictive Solutions, based in Pittsburgh, Pa., was founded in 2001 and became an Industrial Scientific company in 2008. Its employees, along with those of its parent company, are dedicating their careers to ending death on the job in this century. For more information, visit

About Industrial Scientific Corporation
Industrial Scientific Corporation is the world’s leading provider of Gas Detection as a Service. With more than 850 people working in 15 countries, Industrial Scientific is dedicated to eliminating death in the workplace by the end of this century. Achieving this goal requires dedication to delivering highest quality and best customer service in all transactions. Industrial Scientific also focuses on providing analysis of data from equipment use and maintenance to identify problems before they happen. Industrial Scientific has operations based in Pittsburgh (USA), Arras (France), Dortmund (Germany) and Shanghai (China). The company provides technical services to customers from local service centers around the world, and has additional offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Dubai, India, Mexico, Qatar, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. Industrial Scientific is the parent company to Oldham ( and Predictive Solutions Corporation ( For more information, visit


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