Jerry Glotzer, MS CHEC

Staff Consultant

Jerry Glotzer, MS CHEC is a graduate of State University Of New York (SUNY) at Stonybrook with a Bachelor of Economics and a master’s degree from Loyola’s School of Labor and Industrial Relations. Jerry has been a dynamic leader in health care environmental health and safety, regulatory compliance, injury prevention and emergency management for over 25 years. Leading teams of engineers, ergonomics, occupational health nurses, physicians and emergency managers at US and international academic medical centers, ambulatory surgical centers and health systems, Jerry has successfully applied Lean and performance improvement principals to his portfolio of compliance and business continuity projects. Jerry has collaborated as a co-author on number of publications most recently, in the Association of Occupational Health Nurses on a study reducing needle stick exposures with a passive needle device. Safe Patient Handling and use of Lateral Transfer Devices in preventing muscular skeletal injuries in Nursing has also been a focus of his efforts. Additionally, he has presented at the Healthcare Emergency Management Summits on Vertical Evacuation and Removing Exogenous Hazardous Contaminants in Hospital Decontamination Processes.  In 2017 Jerry presented at the California Hospital Association Disaster Preparedness Conference on a Hospital Evacuation Tool developed by Homeland Security and Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response (ASPR) and trialed with the San Mateo County Healthcare Coalition.  Related to the area of healthcare workplace violence prevention, he has partnered with 35 hospitals in the Sutter System to implement the new Cal OSHA Standard in 2017, Healthcare Workplace Violence Prevention and initiated the same program at Presence Health in Chicago. In 2016 and 2017 Jerry has partnered with various Northern California County Law. Enforcement Agencies to plan & execute active shooter & business continuity exercise.