Important News!

New Partner

Ms. Elizabeth Russell, ASP Promoted to Principal

Dr. Joseph A. Cocciardi, PhD, MS, CSP, CIH, REHS/RS is pleased to announce the partnership of Ms. Elizabeth Russell, ASP. Liz manages Safety Engineering Operations in the Engineering Division of the company. Cocciardi and Associates, Inc. is a multi-faceted consulting and training organization, with offices and professionals in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The company provides consulting services worldwide with a staff of more than 60 full and part-time employees.

Liz holds a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Rutgers University and has worked with Cocciardi in both technical and managerial positions. Since 2012, she has managed Process Safety Management (PSM) and Risk Management Programs (RMP) and studies throughout the United States. Prior to joining Cocciardi, Liz held positions with a chemical waste management group and performed emergency response activities to chemical/biological and radiological transportation incidents.

In addition to her managerial tasks at Cocciardi and Associates, Inc., Liz provides PSM and RMP consultation to the petrochemical, chemical, resource recovery, cold storage, water treatment and research industries. Liz also leads and participates in audit teams (Compliance Audits) at petrochemical facilities. Liz is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and is credentialed through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals as an Associate Safety Professional.

According to Dr. Cocciardi, "We're very proud to have Liz as a partner in the corporation and a member of our management team and expect she will exemplify the quality safety, health, environmental protection and emergency preparedness work we perform."

Liz and her husband, Bob, reside in Alloway, New Jersey. They have three daughters. Liz may be reached at or at (717) 319-3182.

For additional information, contact Dr. Joseph A. Cocciardi at or (717) 766-4500.