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Todd Shannon, VP of Sales and Marketing

Todd Shannon has more than 25 years of sales and marketing leadership experience. Prior to joining the C.A. Short Company family, Todd helped Unilever, as well as other Fortune 500 companies, grow exponentially. His ability to develop processes and systems enveloped in a culture of empathy, compassion, and respect, makes him a perfect fit as the VP of Sales and Marketing. And his extensive experience in the consumer packaged goods sector uniquely positions him as an in-demand speaker and thought leader for all things safety, engagement, and recognition-related.
 

Recent Posts

Make Every Work Anniversary a Happy One with Years of Service Awards


Part 1: The importance of celebrating work anniversaries with Years of Service awards

Part 2: Best practices for celebrating work anniversaries with years of service awards

Part 3: Working with a SaaS provider to implement your YOS awards

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Topics: Total Recognition, Employee Recognition, years of service awards

Employee Recognition: What It Is, Why Awards Matter, and Appreciation Ideas You Can Use


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Topics: Employee Recognition Strategies, Total Recognition, Incentive Programs, Employee Appreciation, Employee Awards

The Ultimate Guide to Improving Employee Safety in the Workplace


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Topics: OSHA Compliant Safety Incentives

5 Ways to Significantly Reduce Workplace Safety Incidents!


Are you looking to create the safest possible workplace for your employees? You’re not alone. We’ve spoken with thousands of companies that are seeking the same results. To get there, it will likely require a different path than you’ve tried in the past. So while the following tips will help you get there, they will require you to often think outside of the “safety” box.

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Topics: OSHA Compliant Safety Incentives, Incentivized Safety Programs, workplace safety, employee safety

What Makes a Safety Incentive Program OSHA-Compliant?

Can a safety incentive program be OSHA®-compliant? If so, how can my company ensure these standards are met? What type of safety program is right for my business?

We hear these questions a lot because there’s a great deal of misinformation surrounding these topics. Today, we aim to clear up that confusion.  

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Topics: employee safety, Osha, OSHA Compliant Safety Incentives, Safety

OSHA Updates VPP Plans, Delays Compliance Date, and Releases New Training Videos

For an agency that has been moving at a near-record pace this year, July and August proved to be exceptionally active months for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA®).  Recently, an OSHA official gave a long-awaited update regarding the processing of Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) applications. The agency announced it’s delaying the compliance date for certain provisions of its general industry beryllium standard. And finally, the administration released comprehensive FAQs and training videos on their 2016 silica rule.

Let’s dive in.

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Topics: employee safety, OSHA Compliant Safety Incentives

Being Human in the Robot Age: The Danger of Constant Distractions


We are surrounded by machines.

I’m using one to write this article. Before I finish, my watch will alert me that it’s time to stand. I will likely hear Aurora – the tone my smartphone plays when I receive a new email – more than a dozen times.

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Topics: workplace safety, employee safety

OSHA Update: New Rule Proposal and Enforcement Extension, Senate Wants Changes

 


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA®) has made many significant changes in 2018, and the agency shows no sign of slowing down. In the past few weeks, they proposed a new rule that could affect 100,000 crane operators, launched a database of workplace chemical information, and extended a major enforcement date. The U.S. Senate also weighed in, proposing a boost to the agency’s budget while also calling for the timely online posting of workplace fatalities.

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Topics: Osha, Safegagement, Safety

Take Our Quiz: Safegagement in the Consumer Packaged Goods Sector

Over the past several weeks, we’ve talked a lot about the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) sector. We’ve shared with you the tremendous results Sysco Kansas City experienced after investing in Safegagement™, troubling statistics that haunt the manufacturing, warehousing, and transportation industries, and steps you can take to improve retention, safety, and profitability.

Now it’s time to have a little fun and find out how much you know about one of the nation’s most challenging (and rewarding) sectors. Test your knowledge by taking our 10-question quiz below.

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Topics: Safety, CPG, turnover, Safegagement, Employee Engagement

Improve Retention, Safety, Quality, and Profitability in the CPG Sector with Safegagement™

Over the past few weeks, we’ve written a great deal about Safegagement™ and its role in the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) sector. We’ve done this by tackling big issues head on – dedicating full articles to key concerns such as safety or turnover. But today’s post is different. Instead of further breaking apart and segmenting the data, we’ll put all those pieces together to see how Safegagement improves your employees’ lives, your customers’ health, and your company’s bottom line.

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Topics: employee turnover, product quality, employee safety, CPG, Safegagement, Profitability, Retention

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