Kathy McArter

Safety Director

Value Delivered

Kathy’s vision for DeBra-Kuempel is to effectively show that the well-being and safety of each employee is of utmost importance. She promotes this vision via weekly companywide emails promoting safety awareness and accountability, as well as encouraging employee involvement.

Every day, Kathy brings her expertise in management, desire to work with people, and desire to keep safety in the forefront of everyone’s minds to her position. She leads our monthly safety managers meeting, implements weekly safety training classes, steers the safety committee, and enforces compliance with the DeBra-Kuempel safety program within our entire workforce. Kathy ensures DeBra-Kuempel is compliant with OSHA standards and all safety codes and regulations, as well as with any specific customer requirements. She is also responsible for the management of our membership with ISNetworld, a third party safety administrator who some of our largest clients use to ensure contractors’ adherence to their specific and strict safety standards.


Kathy has worked for DeBra-Kuempel for 30 years, starting as an Administrator, growing into a Service Manager for one of our Service groups, and finally further developing her professional knowledge and experience to become skilled in the area of safety in our industry.

She has successfully completed multiple safety courses, including:

  • OSHA 30
  • Accident Investigation
  • Accident Analysis
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention
  • Safety Awareness and Accountability
  • Leadership Practices
  • CPR & First Aid
  • Job Hazard Analysis