Brad Schmidt manages the compliance and QEHS programs for ARCOA Group, as well as the commercial insurance. Brad started from humble beginnings as a member of various operations teams. After achieving a B.S. in biology he put his analytical mindset, passion for the environment, and desire to better the world to use and broke into the compliance and QEHS field. Brad enjoys the ever-evolving landscape of the electronics industry since it feeds his thirst for knowledge and continual improvement. He has 10+ years of experience, education, and certificates in the arena of compliance, ISO, R2, and RIOS certifications, safety, sustainability, data security, industrial hygiene, human resources, transportation, finance, and much more. He is now a valued thought partner to many and proud member of the ISRI Safe Ops Committee.
All Sessions by Brad Schmidt
Understanding the Impact of Risk: A Case Study on One Company’s Victory over the Insurance CrisisBreakers H-I
Companies across the industry are facing unprecedented challenges when addressing their insurance needs. Either their premiums have skyrocketed, or coverage has been completely unavailable. One company, the ARCOA Group, may have found a key to help manage the problem. This session will explore the ways that ARCOA has used a risk-based approach to environmental, health, and safety and quality issues, which has ensured that its insurance costs have stayed stagnate. Hear from ARCOA’s owner and compliance team, as well as the company's insurance broker, who will discuss ways that you can improve your insurance experience, regardless of the commodity you process.