The Chief Environmental & Safety Officer is responsible to report EH&S performance and activities directly to the GEO Board of Directors on a periodic basis. Additionally, this position acts as chairman of the GEO EH&S board which includes each divisional VP & General Manager, the Director of Corporate Environmental & PSM and the Corporate Director of Safety.
At GEO’s 22 operational locations throughout North America and Great Britain, onsite environmental and safety managers report directly to divisional management. Each also has a reporting responsibility to corporate directors who head up environmental and safety teams. The corporate environmental and safety teams include individuals at GEO sites and function to enforce EH&S policies and standards, coordinate improvement goals, monitor site performance and carry out independent site assessments.
GEO’s Sustainability Mission
is based on its corporate know-how, making use of the natural sciences and innovative technologies at our disposal to protect and maintain the health of all living creatures and the environment in which all live. Read more here about GEO's Sustainability Policy
Every year, GEO holds a SAFE conference for all plant safety and environmental managers along with GEO’s management team and various GEO board members. During this conference, EH&S improvements are shared, site managers are recognized for safety performance accomplishments as defined by the S.A.F.E. (Safety Award for Excellence) program criteria, and awards are presented for special environmental improvement projects.
GEO Environment, Health & Safety Team (L to R): Mike Cross – Hythe – Safety Manager; Louis Graham – Ambler – Chief Safety Officer; Charita Redding – Director of Safety; Mario Saenz – Deer Park – Safety and Security Manager; Kurt Fritzinger – Allentown – Safety Manager; David Fulop – Cedartown – Safety Manager. Not Pictured: Ken Ghazey – CEO; Robby Bridges – Bastrop – Safety Manager