Closing Keynote Presentation – Safety Culture Action Enabled Strategy

Fred Bonewell, Chief Security, Safety & Gas Solutions Officer – CPS Energy

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Fred held the closing keynote presentation where he spoke about safety culture and action enabling strategies to create a safe
workplace including the safety responsibilities of all business parts.


Fred Bonewell Chief Security & Safety Officer at CPS Energy as a direct report to the President & CEO he oversees all of CPS Energy’s Enterprise & Public Safety, Cyber & Physical Security, Fleet Operations, Business Continuity, and Labor Relations. As a result of a behavior-based safety program, the company continues to experience a reduction in employee accidents through the promotion of safety awareness. A similar approach is being implemented externally to encourage safety among contractors as well as customers.

Bonewell has more than 30 years of progressive leadership experience in employee health and safety, risk, workers’ compensation, and labor relations. In 2016, he was recognized by the National Safety Council for Distinguished Service to Safety. He has worked for Louisville Gas & Electric, Florida Power & Light, and Enel Spa based in Rome Italy.

Bonewell is a graduate of Indiana State University.

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