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mike atkinson
MIKE ATKINSON
Hazmat Transportation
Specializes in operations, management, hazmat preparation, hazmat inspections, and material handling
Tom Bray
TOM BRAY
Industry Consultant
Specializes in DOT compliance, policy development, driver training & HR, training program development, CDL testing, claims management, and injury prevention
Ray Chishti
RAY CHISHTI
EH&S
Specializes in OSHA, DOT and EPA compliance, electrical and gas transmission, EPC projects, safety, human resources, and workers’ compensation
Darlene Clabault
DARLENE CLABAULT
Human Resources
Specializes in employment law topics such as FMLA, ADA, HIPAA, and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
Kathy Close
KATHY CLOSE
Transportation Safety
Specializes in transportation security, DOT drug and alcohol testing, driver qualification, and the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) enforcement model
Terri Dougherty
TERRI DOUGHERTY
Human Resources
Specializes in information on drug testing, medical marijuana regulations, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and employment law posters
Daren Hansen
DAREN HANSEN
Transportation Safety
Specializes in FMSCA, HOS, and DOT compliance
Michelle Higgins
MICHELLE HIGGINS
Human Resources
Specializes in labor-related topics, including minimum wage, overtime, health plans, exempt vs. non-exempt employees, retirement, independent contractors, and child labor
Tricia Hodkiewicz
TRICIA HODKIEWICZ
EH&S
Specializes in OSHA and EPA-related topics, including written safety plans, signs, labels, HAZWOPER, hazcom, bloodborne pathogens, oil spill prevention, and more
Judy Kneiszel
JUDY KNEISZEL
Human Resources
Specializes in a variety of HR-related topics, including recruiting and hiring, onboarding and training, team building, employee retention, and labor relations
Rachel Krubsack
RACHEL KRUBSACK
EH&S
Specializes in hearing conservation, training requirements, bloodborne pathogens, emergency action plans, and hazard communication
Katie Loehrke
Katie Loehrke
Transportation - HR
Manages a team of editors and subject-matter experts who create content to help motor carriers comply with the ever-evolving laws and regulations that affect their businesses
David Lubach
DAVID LUBACH
Transportation Management
Specializes in driver training, logging, defensive driving, interstate motor carrier financial responsibility, state registration of interstate for-hire carriers, state agency contacts, forms, and more
Rick Malchow
RICK MALCHOW
Transportation Publishing
Specializes in motor carrier safety and operations management, with an emphasis on hours of service, vehicle inspections, and fleet legalization
Heather Ness
HEATHER NESS
Transport Operations
Specializes in state-specific regulations plus Canadian laws regarding vehicle licensing, vehicle size and weight limits, and fuel taxes
Lisa Neuberger
LISA NEUBERGER
EH&S
Specializes in workplace safety and environmental topics, including OSHA injury/illness recordkeeping & reporting, solid and hazwaste, sanatation, and safety committees
Derick Plowden
DERICK PLOWDEN
EH&S
Specializes in construction regulations, ergonomics, walking/working surfaces, personal protective equipment, and injury/illness recordkeeping
Ann Potratz
ANN POTRATZ
Human Resources
Specializes in employment law issues such as discrimination and harassment, background checks, and security
Travis Rhoden
TRAVIS RHODEN
EH&S
Specializes in safety benchmarking, job safety analysis, heat stress, injury and illness recordkeeping, and behavior-based safety
Mark Schedler
MARK SCHEDLER
Transport Management
Specializes in transportation operations and safety, driver retention, hours of service, and ELD requirements
Jill Schultz
JILL SCHULTZ
Transportation Safety
Specializes in driver qualification, hours of service, alcohol and controlled substance regulations, and more
Mark Stromme
MARK STROMME
EH&S
Specializes in oil and gas safety, construction safety, electrical safety, mobile cranes, scaffolding, excavations, and fall protection
Ed Zalewski
ED ZALEWSKI
EH&S
Specializes in researching regulatory activity and issues facing EHS professionals in order to develop and update content
Tom Ziebell
TOM ZIEBELL
Hazmat Transportation
Specializes in regulations governing the transportation of dangerous goods and hazardous materials

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Trusted by thousands across the country, our safety experts:

    • Boast 500+ years of combined experience
    • Coordinate with government agencies to stay ahead of ever-evolving regulatory requirements
    • Possess numerous certifications, including advanced degrees in safety management
    • Contribute regularly to industry publications
    • Provide content for manuals, newsletters, online services, whitepapers, and more
    • Speak frequently at professional gatherings and compliance forums