Over 30 years of experience working for you!
We are a 30 year old company, specializing in Industrial Loss Prevention by means of Safety Inspection and Training of Employees in Workplace & Environmental Safety.
Areas of Expertise: Mechanical Engineering - Environmental Facility Auditor - Structural Engineering - Maritime Science - Environmental Engineering - Fire Fighting Services - Emergency Medical Services - Third Party Trainers - Environmental Affairs Director - Class ‘A’ Certified Driver - D.O.T. Compliance - Emergency Response Trainers - Chemistry - Hazardous Waste Transportation - Treatment & Disposal Expert - Director of Hazardous Waste - Transportation Fleet - NFPA Confined Space Competent Person - Corporate Safety & Environmental Affairs Director
John W. Furrh
John’s constant objective is to improve the company’s performance and service to its clients. He analyzes and reviews everything that is going to get to the customer, to make sure it is right for them and their operation. John is our lead instructor.
He came from the chemical manufacturing industry and serviced hundreds of companies in the metal finishing industry. His service was provided to many of the New England General Electric Plants, weapons manufacturing, aerospace, and metal fabrication industries. He designed, manufactured, and installed chemical process and storage tanks and turn key systems for processing and chemical waste treatment.
With over 30 years of experience in the industry and coordinating OSHA and environmental compliance, he left the manufacturing industry to start a safety consultant company in 1989.
Gary's background includes over 25 years in the Fire Service working as a Fire Fighter/Paramedic. His other expertise includes sales and inventory management in the auto parts, plumbing and heating fields. Gary worked as the Emergency Medical Coordinator for an ambulance service for over 5 years, where he was responsible for compliance in the areas of department training, including CPR and ACLS yearly and regional updates. Gary was also involved in the bidding, selection and design of fire apparatus, ambulance and medical devices and equipment.
He joined our team as an Instructor in 2018 and has been assisting our clients at their facilities to stay in compliance by conducting training, thorough inspections pertaining to OSHA, fire safety and environmental compliance, SDS maintenance, as well as signage and labeling.
His certifications include: American Heart Association CPR Instructor, National Registry Paramedic and Massachusetts Firefighter 1 & 2 certification.
Gerry started his career with the Department of Defense as a Rigger with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC). After an Industrial Accident left him unable to perform the duties of a Rigger he transitioned into Environmental, Health, and Safety where he spent the next 27 years conducting Environmental, Health, and Safety Audits and serving as the Program Manager for numerous programs on base, which included Hazardous Waste, PCB’s, Respiratory Protection, Confined Space and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). In this capacity he was responsible for all aspects of these programs. He worked as the liaison between NUWC and the Naval Fire Department, as liaison he coordinated and was the lead on all Fire Safety, NFPA, and Fire Drills for NUWC. Gerry was part of a small group at NUWC that won the President’s Points of Light Award in 2001. He also has experience and knowledge with Aerial Lifts, Scissors Lifts, Forklift and Overhead and Mobile Cranes.
He was a Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Instructor for 10 years where he taught classes and issued licenses for both Massachusetts and Rhode Island. He served as Lead Instructor for Harley Davidson’s Riding Academy.
Gerry joined us in May of 2023 and looks forward to working with and assisting our clients with all their Environmental, Health, and Safety concerns.
Susan is a proud graduate of Johnson and Wales University with over 30 years' experience in the Hospitality industry. She has a strong customer service and health & safety background. As the sales associate, she is focused on managing the needs of each client on an individual basis.
Sue is currently working on getting her Certified Professional - Food Safety (CP-FS) credential to add to her other degrees and certifications.
Education and Certifications include: A.A.S Culinary Arts Degree, Johnson & Wales University; Certified BarCode National Restaurant Association, National Education Foundation; ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certified, National Restaurant Association; Allergen Certified HACCP Certified, National HACCP Alliance Certified; Holistic Health Coach, Institute of Integrative Nutrition; Person-Centered Dementia Care Certification, Alzheimer’s Association.
OSHA #511 Occupational & Safety & Health Standards for General Industry