Worden Named ISHM 2014 Professional of the Year

Cory Worden - HeadshotASSE member Cory Worden, CSP, CSHM, manager of system safety for Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, was recognized as the Institute for Safety and Health Management’s (ISHM) 2014 Safety Management Professional of the Year. This honor is given to those who have demonstrated exceptional work in the safety management field.

ISHM recognized Worden for his role in building relationships to develop system-wide employee safety within his organization. Worden established a system of employee safety champions to create a network within his facility to provide executives and employees improved communication and shared knowledge on incident data and hazard controls. Worden also partnered with Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service to implement a Healthcare Workplace Safety Certificate Program, and continues to engage with outside consultants and trainers to identify unsafe behaviors within other healthcare settings.