About Matthew Crouse

Matt’s professional 18 year career has been spent in a variety of construction, military, and general industry arenas. Matt has had the opportunity to hone his skills with some of the most respected companies in the world such as HP, General Dynamics, UL, Toyota, and Washington Group. He has gained extensive field experience managing highly hazardous chemicals and processes as well as ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 auditing compliance.Matt is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP). Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) and a Certified Environmental Safety & Health Trainer (CET). He is also a Department of Defense Range Safety Officer and a Radiation Safety Officer. Along with being an authorized OSHA outreach trainer for construction and general industry. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety & Health and a master’s degree in Environmental Science from Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama. Matt has been published construction safety articles in numerous periodicals including Business Owners Monthly and Workplace Safety Magazine. He is a professional member of the American Society Safety Engineers.He proudly served in the USAF in support of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm as a Loadmaster on a C-141 cargo plane.

Safety Not Always Top Concern for the Government

Safety Not Always Top Concern for the Government

Even the federal government puts profit over safety. Between 2010 and 2016, nine fatalities were reported of young, healthy men working alone in federal oil fields. Each death resulted from hydrocarbon exposure after opening the thief hatch to manually measure oil quantity in tanks. Adding a $2,000 automated measuring device could have prevented exposure. Adding […]

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OSHA Updates to Recordkeeping Rule has Huge Impact

OSHA Updates to Recordkeeping Rule has Huge Impact

A minor change to OSHA’s injury reporting requirement will have a big impact on virtually every employer in the United States. The rule change, which began on January 1, 2015, requires all employers to promptly report fatalities and certain serious injuries and illnesses to OSHA. Specifically, employers must report any work-related fatality within eight hours […]

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