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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Safety and Risk Management

Specialty Focus: Mining-Surface Metal/NonMetal, Oil & Gas Midstream and Service Company Safety, OSHA and MSHA compliance and fine/citation reduction/dismissal, independent risk control services for insurance companies, accident investigation, Worker's Compensation, safety program management and hazard assessments.

Education: JD, Western Michigan Cooley Law School; BA, Albion College

Years in Practice: 18


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I have been working as a safety professional in surface metal/nonmetal mining and OSHA for 18 years. I am an authorized OSHA Trainer for 10 & 30 Hour General Industry, provide safety training in to both Oil and Gas and Construction industry. I have been responsible for the safety function in hardrock-sand and gravel and frack sand mining operations, midstream oil and gas operations and road construction companies. Plaintiff and defense. “Hydrogen Sulfide-Safety”–Published in ASSE Professional Safety, May 2015. "Use of OSH Act To Prove Standard of Care in Common Law Negligence Cases", publication pending in ASSE Professional Safety, Spring 2016. I practiced law for 12 plus years in general civil law.