For the past 20 years, the author has worked as an EHS Director, Manager and Consultant to the Construction, Telecommunications, Utility and Renewable Energy sectors. His services include establishing written safety programs, record keeping, site safety auditing, incident investigation, communication techniques, subcontractor management and training. As an accredited OSHA Outreach trainer, he has created and delivered hundreds of OSHA Outreach and specialized safety training programs.
In his renewable energy roles, he has consulted on hundreds of residential and commercial wind tower, solar-thermal and photovoltaic projects. He created project specific safety plans and training programs for his clients and their subcontractors in compliance with OSHA/ANSI/NFPA regulations and NABCEP standards, and collaborated with various State clean energy funds and equipment manufacturers.
This experience has recently lead him to share his thoughts on some of the finer points of safety compliance surrounding these projects, and how best to analyze and mitigate them. Also included are the various steps in which a project is procured, developed, implemented, installed, commissioned and maintained, and the associated project roles in which safety is integrated into, such as estimators, project managers, foremen, laborers, service technicians, subcontractors, construction managers and owners.