Chris Patton, CSP, SMS serves as Senior Technical Advisor to the ESH&Q Directorate for UT-Battelle at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). In this unique role, he serves as a thought leader for the development and implementation of strategies to enhance laboratory safety culture and operational performance. He focuses on improving effective interactions between front line leaders and staff.
Patton is a former BCSP Board Director and Past President. He serves as Vice President on the International Network of Safety and Health Practitioner Organizations (INSHPO) and is also a Past President of ASSP. Additionally, he is a BCSP Ambassador, speaking on behalf of BCSP and promoting professional certification.