Certified Safety professional (CSP) with over 20 year experience working in various industries throughout the United States.
Gerald received his undergraduate degree in Industrial Technology at Southern Illinois University College of Engineering in Carbondale. He's been an adjunct Professor for SIU since 2000. He completed his MBA at the University of Phoenix. He is a Certified Safety Professional and a World Safety Organization Certified Safety/Security Director.
Gerald began his safety career as a Safety Specialist for the United States Air Force.
His assignments included
- Operations Safety Manager
- Federal and Air Forcd Occupational Health and Safety PRogram Manager
- Incident Command First Responder
- Mishhap investigator
- Superintendant of Safety Operations -- 15th Air Force.
After an Honorable discharge, Gerald was the John Paul Getty Trust Safety Officer in Santa Monica. He was responsible for the implementation of an Injury Illness Prevention Program affecting 400 employees. He was also responsible for safety at the $900 million construction site in Los Angeles.
Gerald was on the staff of Federal Express as a Senior Safety Specialist where he was responsible for the FedX Safety Programs in an 800 mile radius spanning three states and covering 3000 employees and 500 vehicles.
Cal-OSHA recruited Gerald for the position of Safety Engineer where he implemented the Title B program.
Gerald also has experience with the transportation industry including the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of San Francisco.