As a responder, Bob saw some of the worst accidents, now as a Safety Professional, he has committed himself to our team and to the prevention of these incidents. He, along with our staff of uniquely qualified Instructors strive to make a safe work environment possible and affordable to all businesses.
1. Bob has taken part in writing the "Critical Infrastructure Protection Plan" and the "National Response Framework" three times since the inception of the Department of Homeland Security.
2. He has coauthored several courses in regard to public and private sector safety policy in conjunction with the the 'National Safety Council' since 1995. Some of those initiatives include: Chemical Safety and Security in High Risk Industry, Radiological Safety Protocol for NRC Approved Sites, and The National Incident Management System (NIMS, all levels) to insure harmonious, collaborative response in times of crisis.
3. In regard to general industry, Bob has achieved Instructor status in nurmerous courses. A complete list of courses we offer is available under the 'Courses' tab.
4. In 1995, Bob received his Lieutenant's Commission for the Fire/EMS Service from the State of Texas upon completion of his Bachelor of Science-Fire/Paramedicine. As a Lieutenant, nearly all of his duties required teaching daily classes. It was his duty to write and instruct classes and the testing materials in topics such as Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), Pump Engineering, Slip/Fall Protection, Continuing Medical Education (CME).
5. As an emergency responder, Bob has been involved in several incidents that have provided him with valuable experience, here are just a few:
A. Response and recovery during the failure of the Space Shuttle Columbia over Texas in 2003. This incident covered nearly one thousand square miles, required more than 800 personnel from nearly every type of fire, safety, disaster, investigative and protective agency in the United States and abroad.
B. The Jarrel Texas EF-5 Tornado in 1997, the tenth deadliest tornado in Texas history.
C. Multiple Hazardous Material responses for the Chemical, Oil, and Petroleum Industry such as Shell, Exxon, Chevron, and Colonial.
D. The Wallow Fire, the largest wildfire in Arizona history 2011.
"It’s a mindset, not so much an edict from on high. When employees know they are safe and secure at work, particularly in hazardous environments, productivity skyrockets. It can be tedious and overwhelming however, we assure you the Instructors we have compiled are second to none in their fields. We truly care about the safety and security of not only your personnel, but your site as well."