Expertise DescriptionI have more than 30 years experience in the field of Occupational Safety and Health with expertise in Emergency Management and Regulatory Compliance. I have experience with industrial accidents, fire related injuries, fire safety, burns, construction site accidents, unsafe premises, personal protective equipment, hazardous materials, campus safety, and safety inspections and mock OSHA surveys. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My consulting experience includes assistance on fire academy training, hazardous materials training, Environmental Health and Safety program management, occupational health and safety assistance, and conducting seminars on Hazard Communication.
My professional experience includes Assistant Administrator for Emergency Management and Regulatory Compliance, Administrative Director of Regional Resource Center, Assistant Administrator for Safety and Plant Operations, Special Assistant to the Vice President, Manager of Environmental Compliance and Audit, Director of Environmental Health and Safety, Division Head of Environment, Safety and Health; Division Head of Environment, Safety and Health Services, Interim Director, Assistant Director, Project Engineer, Manager, Supervisor, Occupational Safety and Health Engineer, Safety Administrator, and Senior Safety Inspector.
I have forty years of experience as a firefighter, up to and including Chief of Department. I have been a community college faculty member for 21 years, currently serving as Associate Professor and Fire Protection Technology Program Coordinator, and have written extensively on firefighter safety issues as well as on PPE. I’ve done many big box store injury cases.
|M.A.||Occupational Safety and Health||New York University|
|B.S.||Business Administration||New York Institute of Technology|
Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
Certified Hazard Control Manager
Awards & Affiliation
Professional Member – American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
Full Member – American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
Member – American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)