Dustin Richartz is a Senior Loss Control Consultant with Lockton Companies where he works with Energy, Manufacturing, Hospitality, and other diversified accounts. His focus is on assisting clients to identify cost-drivers associated with their property and casualty risk management programs and work with both leadership at all levels to develop and implement processes to minimize those exposures. He has over 20 years of experience in the OSH Profession in manufacturing, energy, hospitality, healthcare, construction, retail, and warehousing/distribution.
Dustin has been very involved in the local ASSP Chapter and has served in all of the volunteer board positions including Chapter President. He received the 2011-2012 Charles V. Culberson award in recognition of his efforts working with the PDC Planning Committee. He has served as the Region II Area Director and Deputy Regional Vice President from and has participated at a Society Level as a member of the PDC planning committee and the Future Safety Leaders Conference committee. He was recognized as the 2015 Edgar Monsanto Queeny Safety Professional of the Year and is currently the membership chair of the Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources Practice Specialty and serves on the Leadership Conference planning committee.
Richartz earned a master’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety Management from Tulane University and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Colorado Christian University. He is a Certified Safety Professional, a member of the Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources Practice Specialty and a Professional Member of ASSP.
ASSP continues to be one of the strongest and most well-respected organizations affiliated with the OSH Profession. As the Society continues forward, one of our key cornerstones will continue to be the successful outreach to current members, while also attracting and helping develop future leaders.
My primary reason for pursuing the Assistant Administrator for the Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources Practice Specialty is to continue finding ways of strengthening the future of our practice specialty and the overall ASSP organization.
As the Assistant Administrator for the Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources Practice Specialty, my goal is to continue to help ensure that we are providing the educational opportunities to our community members and providing other value-added services that will help them in their careers. As the importance of the profession and the represented industries continues to expand, it is necessary to provide these resources to our membership. A strong professional network and vibrant Practice Specialty can help fill the gaps created by the ever-expanding demands on professionals and help our membership be more successful in their efforts to protect people, property, and the environment.