SESHA 2015 Speaker Biography

Scott Harris, PhD
Director, EHS Advisory Services, UL, Franklin, TN

Dr. Scott Harris is a Course Director and Advisory Board member for the North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center at UNC - Chapel Hill and a member of the ASSE Oil and Gas Practice Specialty. A former U.S. EPA Federal On-Scene Coordinator, Scott led and participated in nationally significant response efforts including Space Shuttle Columbia, Hurricane Katrina New Orleans water search and rescue, Murphy Oil, Enbridge Pipeline and Deepwater Horizon. Currently the Director of EHS Advisory Services for UL Workplace Health & Safety, Dr. Harris received his PhD in Environmental Science, with a specialization in Disaster and Emergency Management, from Oklahoma State University and holds degrees in Public Health and Geology from Western Kentucky University.