E. Andrew Kapp, Ph.D., CSP, CHMM, REM
||Associate Professor; Heartland Center OSHA Training Institute Education Center Associate Director
||Hyland Hall 3501
E. Andrew Kapp, Ph.D., CSP, CHMM, REM is an Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational and Environmental Safety & Health at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and a Visiting Lecturer at the University of the West Indies. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to his position at UW-Whitewater Andrew has been in government service, consulting, and private industry. Currently he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in occupational safety and health, hazardous materials management, and environmental management. Dr. Kapp's research interests include leadership and safety performance, and systemic approaches to accident prevention. He has published numerous articles, book chapters, and technical reports and is a regular presenter at regional and national events in these areas. Dr Kapp is a Certified Safety Professional, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, and Registered Environmental Manager.
- Ph. D. Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2001
- M.S. Systems Management, University of Southern California, 1990
- B.S. Geology, Vanderbilt University, 1986
- 2001 - Present: Assistant/Associate Professor; Department of Occupational and Environmental Safety & Health, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
- 1998 - 2000: Consultant; Resource Strategies, Inc., Madison, WI
- 1997- 2001: Lecturer; Department of Safety Studies, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
- 1996- 1997: Teaching Assistant; Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- 1995- 1996: Pollution Prevention Intern; Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- 1993-1995: Research/Project Assistant; Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison;
- 1986 – 1991: Officer; United States Marine Corps
- Kapp, E. The Influence of Supervisor Leadership Practices and Perceived Group Safety Climate on Employee Safety Performance. Safety Science, 50, 1119-1124.
- Kapp, E.A. (2009). The influence of supervisor leadership practices on employee safety performance. Paper presented at the 13th International Seminar of Mining Safety, Lima, Peru: March 24-26, 2009.
- Kapp, E. (2009) Improving student teamwork in a collaborative project based course. College Teaching, 57, 139-143.
- Kapp, E. and Parboteeah, K. (2008). Organizational Ethical Climate and Safety Performance. Professional Safety, 53, 28 – 31.
- Parboteeah, K. and Kapp, E. (2008). Ethical climates and safety-enhancing behaviors: An empirical test. Journal of Business Ethics, 80, 515 - 529.
- Choi, S., Kapp, E. and Cole, W. (2005). Educating construction safety professionals for the 21st century: A collaborative approach. Professional Safety, 51,41-45.
- Hoonakker, P., Loushine, T., Carayon, P., Kallman, Kapp, A., and Smith, M. (2005). The effect of safety initiatives on safety performance: A longitudinal study. Applied Ergonomics, 34, 461-469
- Kapp, E. (2005). The Ideological Basis of the Conflicting Understandings of Safety in the Workplace. In P. Carayon, M. Robertson, B. Kleiner and P.L.T. Hoonakker (Eds.) Human Factors in Organizational Design and Management – VIII. Amsterdam: North-Holland.