Director, Safety Operations
Paul Powers is Director of Operations for the Workforce Safety Department at Northwell Health System. Paul and the team and Workforce Safety have each year been able to lower the experience mod resulting over a 15 % reduction in three years. Paul's primary focus is worker safety leading programs in fall reduction and Safe Patient Handling. Paul is a Paramedic by trade with an extensive background in injury prevention and absence management. Paul has also served as an Asst. Director for Northwell Health CEMS, one of the largest hospital based EMS services in the country, and directed their safety programs. In addition, Paul was appointed Safety Officer for one of Northwell hospitals.