Jim Gribbins Featured Speaker at TRSA Safety Summit
Jim Gribbins, president and founder of Gribbins Insulation, will share his insights into how a mid-sized insulation contractor became one of America’s Safest Companies at TRSA’s annual Safety Summit. His presentation will cover the keys to the award-winning Gribbins Insulation safety program, including executive leadership, culture creation, and employee participation.
The Textile Rental Service Association (TRSA) and its Safety Committee seek to enhance the industrial laundry industry’s safety culture by documenting best practices to accelerate safety performance and eliminate incidents. Discussions at the Summit will identify risks in laundry plant and service work and propose solutions to improve mitigation.
The Safety Summit takes place on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at the Hilton Indianapolis Hotel and Suites in Indianapolis, IN. Registration for TRSA’s Safety Summit is available online at http://www.trsa.org/safetysummit.
TRSA is an international organization representing companies that supply laundered garments, uniforms, linens, floor mats, towels, and other products necessary for businesses to operate safe facilities, serve their customers, and provide a clean, attractive environment and image. TRSA’s diverse membership represents nearly 90 percent of the textile services market. TRSA works closely with its members and federal agencies to improve employee safety and to develop a sustainable reusable textile services industry by reducing the use of energy and natural resources.
About Jim Gribbins
Since founding Gribbins Insulation in 1985, Jim Gribbins has led his company to success by focusing on the core values of integrity, safety, quality, productivity, and innovation. As a leader in the industry, Jim is actively involved in numerous associations, including: board member for the National Insulation Association; Trustee and Executive Committee member for the National Asbestos Workers Pension and Medical Funds; and Charter Member and Board Member for the National Union Insulation Contractors Alliance. A graduate of the University of Evansville, Jim and his wife, Leslee, raised their three children in Evansville, Indiana, and welcomed their first grandchild in 2012. The Gribbins Insulation safety program has been honored with over 25 safety awards since 2010. Jim Gribbins was personally selected as one of the National Safety Council’s 2012 CEOs Who Get It, along with the CEOs of Dow Chemical and Georgia Pacific.