ASSE formally will honor Jeremy Bethancourt, LeBlanc Building Co. director of health, safety and training, at Safety 2017, which will be held June 19-22 in Denver. 

In an interview with EHS Today, Bethancourt explains what receiving the award means to him as well as what safety measures EHS managers can take to protect workers from heat exposure, falls and distracted driving.

How did you get involved in a safety role? Can you please give readers a little bit of your background.