Ashok Garlapati

FASSP, CFIOSH, CSP, QEP Extends professional volunteering as a Director of Board of Safety Certified Professionals, USA, Advisory Committee member of Global Society of HSE Professionals and Global Practice Specialty of American Society of Safety Professionals, USA

FASSP, CFIOSH, CSP, QEP
Extends professional volunteering as a Director of Board of Safety Certified Professionals, USA, Advisory Committee member of Global Society of HSE Professionals and Global Practice Specialty of American Society of Safety Professionals, USA

Ashok Garlapati is a Health, Safety & Environment professional, Fellow of ASSP and certified with CSP, QEP and CFIOSH (Chartered Fellow of IOSH, UK). He has 32 years of experience in HSE consultancy and HSE management in the oil and gas industries. He is also the Lead Auditor of the ISO 14001 and ISO45001 standards and is an approved GlobalOSHA-USA Outreach Trainer. He has extensive experience in the implementation of HSE management systems for process industries in line with international standards.

Ashok is a professional member of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), and a past president of ASSP's Kuwait Chapter. He played an important role in the Kuwait Chapter's establishment in the year 2001, which has now become ASSP's largest international chapter.

He served as a member of ASSP's Global Taskforce and supported the establishment of ASSP Chapters in India, UAE, Nigeria and Pakistan. He served as a Vice President of ASSP Global Region, which served all 10 international ASSP chapters located around the world.

Ashok received the Charles V. Culbertson Award, the Region VI Safety Professional of the Year Award, ASSP Presidents Award, the Edgar Monsanto Queeny Safety Professional of the Year Award and the IPS SPY Award. He has been appointed as Ambassador Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP-USA), in recognition of his professional volunteering and is currently serving as a Board of Directors in BCSP. He was honoured with the Fellow of ASSP, making him the first Southeast Asian to get this honour. He is one of the Governing Trustees of the Global Society of HSE professionals established in May 2020 and is serving as its Vice-Chairman.

Ashok is a member of the IADC (International Association for Drilling Contractors), IOGP (International Association of Oil & Gas Producers), IPEICA (International Petroleum Industries Environmental Conservation Association), IOSH (Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, UK), Institution of Engineers - India, Safety Engineers Association of India and a member of Tamil Nadu Engineers Forum, Kuwait.

Ashok can be reached by e-mail – ashokcpcl@yahoo.com
Linkedin : http://kw.linkedin.com/in/ashokgarlapati