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ISRI Organizational Culture and Safety Success

An instructor-led online course delivered in 4 weekly sessions
Registration is required.

Organizational culture affects all aspects of your business, including employee retention, safety, and community relations. An organization’s leadership can also shape its culture, both positively and negatively. Developed for supervisory managers and safety professionals, ISRI’s online course Organizational Culture and Safety Success provides guidance on developing positive organizational culture through leadership.

Topics include transformational leadership and its principles, techniques to improve culture, and the impact of an organization’s culture on safety and outcomes. Participants will learn what affects positive organizational culture and develop strategies for engaging the workforce to improve safety outcomes.

Dr. Ryan Nolte, Sr. Director of Safety Outreach, ISRI

Dr Ryan Nolte is ISRI's senior director of safety outreach. At ISRI, where he helps members with safety compliance and regulatory updates. He has led the development of ISRI's popular Organizational Culture and Safety Success class and provided outreach training for Material Handler and Powered Industrial Vehicle Train-the-Trainer. He worked at two metal recycling companies, holding roles in operations and as an Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager for 18 years. He has worked in brass rod production, automotive, plastics, and battery making industries. Ryan holds a Master of Science from Indiana State University in Occupational Health and Safety and a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University.


The course is divided into four live sessions conducted via Zoom. Attendance at each of the four sessions is required. Participants must complete a pre-test before the first session and score 70% or higher on their post-test to receive a certificate of completion.

Dates for the four course sessions

Session 1: Thursday, September 28; 2:00 – 3:15 pm ET
Session 2: Thursday, October 5; 2:00 – 3:15 pm ET
Session 3: Thursday, October 12; 2:00 – 3:15 pm ET
Session 4: Thursday, October 19; 2:00 – 3:15 pm ET


The cost to register is $149/person for ISRI members and $298/person for ISRI nonmembers.

For ISRI members only, register three or more employees from the same company and location to receive a discounted rate of $89 per person – 40% savings per person! To register three or more, please contact Michael Romero, ISRI Education & Events Manager at (202) 662-8534 or mromero@isri.org.

The deadline to register is Tuesday, September 21. The course is limited to 40 registrants and sells out quickly. You are encouraged to register early.

Registration Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be submitted in writing on or before Thursday, September 21, 2023. Individuals who cancel in writing on or before September 21 will receive a full refund minus a $25 administrative fee. ISRI will provide a refund equal to 50% of the registration fee for registration cancellations made in writing after September 21. Written cancellations may be emailed to Registration@ISRI.org.

All ISRI events follow ISRI’s Antitrust Policy and Code of Conduct. Download a copy of these documents at https://www.ISRI.org/antitrust.



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