Travis Kruse

Dr. Travis Kruse currently serves as Grainger’s Sr. Director, Safety Strategy & Solutions. In this role Travis leads a dynamic team that helps develop and deploy the safety strategy including architecting new safety & health offers and solutions, directing our Field Safety Specialist team, helping Grainger customers solve complex problems and expanding Grainger’s reputation as an industry leader in safety.

Before joining Grainger, Travis spent 5+ years at Lam Research as Director, Corporate Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS), Product Safety and Corporate Social Responsibility. While there, he established objectives, targets, and strategies enabling Lam to achieve a 74% reduction in OSHA recordable injury rate and an 85% reduction in OSHA lost work day case rate.  Prior to Lam Research, he gained EHS leadership experience serving at the Director of Americas with Honeywell International (Environmental Combustion Controls division), Jim Beam Brands as an Environmental and Water Systems Manager and Intel Corporation as a safety engineer.  During graduate school Travis served as the training coordinator for Murray State’s Occupational Safety and Health Training Center.

Travis has a PhD in Public Health from Oregon State University, M.S. in Environmental Science and B.S. in Occupational Safety & Health from Murray State University.  Although Travis has specialized in several areas of environmental, safety and health he as a passion for developing and coaching organizations along their journey in integrated environment, safety and health management systems.

Travis Kruse
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