UW-Green Bay appoints new safety and risk manager

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has announced the appointment of Linda M. Huske as the institution’s new safety and risk manager.

The position has responsibilities in the areas of occupational health and safety, hazardous waste and environmental compliance, and risk management for an institution with more than 500 employees, 6,500 students and a 700-acre campus.

Huske reports to Tom Maki, UW-Green Bay’s vice chancellor for business and finance. She has significant private- and public-sector experience.

Huske was most recently based in Brookfield, Wis., as a loss prevention consultant for EMPLOYERS, the former AmCOMP, a company specializing in providing workers’ compensation insurance to small business clients. She conducted risk management  reviews, compliance audits and onsite safety sessions for as many as 300 accounts annually. Her previous professional experience includes service as national director of safety and loss prevention for ARAMARK, a food services and facilities management firm headquartered in Philadelphia; as corporate safety manager for Emmpack Foods, Milwaukee; as a senior safety investigator for the state of Minnesota; and as lead director of the management team for the state of Minnesota’s Occupational Safety and Health Division.

Huske earned her bachelor’s degree in industrial safety and safety education from UW-Platteville.  She began her duties at UW-Green Bay on Nov. 22. She is charged with keeping the University in compliance with federal and state safety and environmental regulations, as well as minimizing the institution’s property and liability exposures through pro-active risk management programs.

You may also like...