Adam Britton, CSP – Workplace Safety & Industrial Hygiene Leader, IFF

Adam Britton has been a safety professional for 18 years in various industries.  He started his career with Cargill Incorporated and worked in several different business units for 13 years.  He started in wet corn milling in Cedar Rapids in 2004, then went to the salt mining business where he was the site safety coordinator at an underground salt mine in Cleveland, OH.  He then went on to serve as a business unit EHS coordinator in Cargill’s Horizon Milling flour milling division and later advanced to EHS Leader for that business.  Adam then returned to Cedar Rapids as the EHS Manager at the Cargill corn milling facility where he led the facility to become VPP certified in 2015. 

Adam joined Dupont in 2017 to be the EHS Manager at the Cedar Rapids enzyme production facility.  The Dupont enzyme business was acquired by IFF (International Flavors & Fragrances) in February 2021, and Adam was recently selected as the Workplace Safety & Industrial Hygiene leader for the newly formed EHS Center of Excellence.  In this global role he will lead the development and implementation of corporate standards and policies for this large international corporation. 

Adam has been involved in confined space entry in many capacities in his career as a trainer, attendant, entry supervisor, and program manager. 

Session Description:

Confined space entry is a common activity at many industrial facilities.  Managing an effective program requires a deep understanding of the hazards of the confined spaces at your site, and solid controls that must be communicated to all participants.  This session will identify commonly overlooked hazards for confined space entry and share some best practices that can help your employees safely manage this high-risk activity.