Mr. Box has over 25 years of occupational health, safety and ergonomics experience, spanning a broad range of industries and operational sizes. He brings a passion for continuous safety improvements as a function of successful business operations.
He has served as Safety & Ergonomics Manager in the world’s largest mobile phone manufacturing facility where he was able to implement simple changes into operations that changed safety behaviors to drive losses down. He later was promoted to Workplace Solutions Manager of the Americas, using his ergonomics and safety background to assist with the design and construction oversight of workplaces throughout the Western Hemisphere, including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile and Argentina.
Mr. Box also has experience in the workers’ compensation insurance industry where he has been a Loss Control Consultant and Safety Consultant Supervisor in Texas. Working with this company has given Mr. Box broad exposure to businesses of all complexities and sizes.
He completed his Bachelor of Industrial Engineering degree and also earned his Master of Science degree with emphasis on Safety and Ergonomics. His masters thesis project focused on safety and ergonomics in a foundry environment. Mr. Box is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), as recognized by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.
Presently, Robert Box is the Principal Consultant with Safety First Consulting headquartered in Georgetown, Texas, assisting manufacturing and heavy construction companies with their OSHA compliance efforts.