In addition, SH&E professionals must learn the power of influence and persuasion, in order to effectively be the voice of dissent.
"It's really hard to sound the alarm," explains Rebbitt. "How and when is as important as what you have to say."
Rebbitt is the corporate HSE manager at Voice Construction in
. During his career he has held senior management positions with various companies. He holds an M.B.A. from
University, and is a professional international member of ASSE.
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