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Benchmarking Your EHS Structure, Staffing & Responsibilities

Oct 25, 2023

Sponsored by Grainger


Thank you for joining us for "Benchmarking Your EHS Structure, Staffing & Responsibilities", a discussion between Matt Law, manager of customer safety strategy at Grainger, and Travis Kruse, senior director of safety and sustainability solutions strategy at Grainger. We hope you have a better understanding of the current state of EHS function, the factors that influence team structure and how to benchmark your EHS structure, staffing and responsibilities.

What You Will Learn

  • Examine essential considerations that define EHS function structure, staffing and responsibilities across industries
  • Discuss the current state of EHS departments and establish relationships between predictive factors based on survey results
  • Review the potential for future benchmarking opportunities for EHS functions


Matt Law, DrPH, CSP, REHS,
Manager, Customer Safety Strategy, W. W. Grainger Inc.

Matt Law_smallMatt Law develops comprehensive environmental health, safety and business solutions to mitigate risk to people, property and the environment. He holds an M.P.H. from West Virginia University and serves as a U.S. Navy Reserve environmental health officer. Law is the PR/Sponsorships Committee Chair for ASSP’s Central Florida Chapter; treasurer of the Alliance for Central Florida Safety; and a member of ASSP’s Emerging Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group and its Consultants and Training and Communications practice specialties. He has also been published in Professional Safety.

Travis Kruse, Ph.D., CSP, CHMM
Senior Director, Safety and Sustainability Solutions Strategy, W. W. Grainger Inc.

Travis Kruse_smallerTravis Kruse, Ph.D., CSP, CHMM, leads Grainger’s safety strategy team. He is a trustee for the BCSP Foundation; an advisor to the National Safety Council Campbell Institute; a member of the Oregon State University Corporate Partners program; a board member of the Semiconductor Environmental, Health and Safety Association; and an member of the EHS Management Institute’s Advisory Committee. Kruse is an authorized instructor for the OSHA Training Institute and an associate lead auditor for ISO 9001/14001/45001.


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