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John Benson

Safety, Health and Environmental Specialist

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Mr. Benson is a Safety, Health and Environmental Specialist and heads the company’s Training and Education Group.  He provides technical services in the areas of occupational safety and health and is the Training Coordinator for the Cocciardi training and educational system.

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Greg Cameron

EIT

Project Manager – Engineering

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Mr. Cameron is a Project Manager in the company’s Safety Engineering Division.  He practices in the areas of industrial fire and explosion mitigation and planning, and process and risk management safety planning for the petrochemical industry.

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Joshua Richards

Project Manager – Engineering

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Mr. Richards is an Engineering Project Manager of the Safety Engineering Division.  He develops Process Safety and Risk Management Plans for the petrochemical industry.

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Ryan M. Bowers

MS, CSP

Safety, Health and Environmental Specialist

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Mr. Bowers is a Board Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and a member of the Scranton Operations Division.  Mr. Bowers’ primary duties include implementation of local, state, and federal safety, health and environmental regulations  He has experience developing, implementing, and managing various Environmental Health and Safety Programs in both manufacturing and higher education sectors.  Corresponding projects include program management, hazard identifications/industrial hygiene assessments, regulatory compliance audits and safety and environmental program development.

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Stephen Fuhrman

EIT

Safety, Health and Environmental Specialist

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Mr. Fuhrman is a Safety, Health and Environmental Specialist for the Mechanicsburg Operations Division.  Mr. Fuhrmans’ primary duties include implementation of local, state, and federal safety, health and environmental regulations, as well as implementing and managing various environmental health and safety programs for various industries.  Corresponding projects include program management, hazard identifications/industrial hygiene assessments, regulatory compliance audits and safety and environmental program development.

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Walter Schultz

GSP

Safety, Health and Environmental Technologist

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Mr. Schultz is a Safety, Health and Environmental Technologist in the company’s Mechanicsburg Operations Division.  He provides technical services, including industrial hygiene surveys, monitoring, as well as assessing compliance with health, safety and environmental laws, regulations and life safety codes.

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Sara Beard

GSP

Safety, Health and Environmental Technologist

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Ms. Beard provides technical services in the area of occupational and environmental safety and health, as a member of the Mechanicsburg Operations Division.  Her work involves implementation of local, state, and federal safety, health, emergency preparedness, and environmental regulations and life safety codes.

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Morgan Jones

GSP

Safety, Health and Environmental Technologist

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Ms. Jones provides technical services in the area of occupational and environmental safety and health, as a member of the Mechanicsburg Operations Division.  Her work involves implementation of local, state, and federal safety, health, emergency preparedness, and environmental regulations and life safety codes.

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Patrick Consulmagno

Safety, Health and Environmental Specialist

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Mr. Consulmagno is a Safety, Health and Environmental Specialist in the Scranton Operations Division.  He provides technical safety and industrial hygiene services and holds licensure to handle toxic materials.

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Brittney Fuhrman

Safety, Health and Environmental Specialist

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Ms. Fuhrman supports the the Department of Agriculture, AFRPS/Lab ISO contract.  Brittney holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Gannon University and a Masters in Public Health from South Dakota State University.  Brittney has worked over 2 years in an ISO food/feed lab, including ISO compliance work and has vast experience in lab research and operations.

Art Kaplan

CEM, PCP

Part-time Emergency Preparedness Specialty

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Mr. Kaplan consults in the areas of emergency preparedness and response, and is detailed to the Rapid Response Team with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.  He is a member of the Risk and Emergency Management Division.  Formerly an Emergency Management Coordinator and Counter Terrorism Task Force chair, he teaches emergency management coursework at the state and national level.

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Stan Davis

 

Part-time Emergency Preparedness Professional

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Mr. Davis consults in the areas of fire protection, emergency preparedness, emergency response, business continuity / threat management, and industrial fire brigades. Mr. Davis’s background includes 4 years in project construction management, 25 years as the Site Fire Protection Engineer, and 5 years as the Emergency Preparedness Manager for a for a nuclear power   station, 39 years as a volunteer firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician including the last  17 years as Deputy or Assistant Fire Chief and Training Officer, 27 years as a Pennsylvania state local level fire instructor, 26 years as a municipal emergency management coordinator and 20 years as an elected supervisor for Ross Township in Luzerne County. Mr. Davis has extensive experience in industrial and municipal fire protection with fixed systems, programs and procedures, as well as firefighting and pre-fire planning. Mr. Davis has managed multiple                       federally evaluated emergency exercises at a nuclear station including a successful hostile action based exercise which involved multiple federal participants and evaluators. Mr. Davis led the  initial response team at a U.S. nuclear facility in response to the Fukushima disaster in Japan. He also has significant experience in interfacing between industrial facilities and their associated insurers and regulators. Mr. Davis has provided training and education for industrial and  municipal firefighters on multiple topics, and personal care home staff emergency response and employee safety. Prior to this position, Mr. Davis held the position of Manager – Emergency Preparedness at a nuclear power station. Mr. Davis is an adjunct instructor in the Fire Science Technology degree program at Luzerne County Community College (LCCC).

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Scot Landis

 

Part-time Emergency Preparedness Specialist

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Mr. Landis is a Safety, Health and Environmental Specialist and is the Program Manager for the company’s East Central Task Force (ECTF) contract.  Mr. Landis’ background includes 43 years in the fire and rescue services.  He served 10 years as Fire Chief of the Keystone Fire Company, Borough of Shillington and 27 & ½ years as a career firefighter for the City of Reading with the last 1 & ½ years as a 2nd Deputy Fire Chief.  Mr. Landis is currently an active member of the Township of Spring Volunteer Fire Department.  During his time in the fire service, Mr. Landis has written several Assistance to Firefighter Grants and several VFVAS Grants.  Mr. Landis has been a Pennsylvania State Local Level Fire Suppression Instructor for 28 years and during that time was also an adjunct instructor at the Pennsylvania State Fire Academy and the PPL Fire School.  Mr. Landis has taught several fire and rescue courses, including Terrorism Preparedness to employees of several utilities and manufacturing companies, as well as municipal firefighters.

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Dr. Kathleen Jansen

PsyD.

Part-time Planning Specialist

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Dr. Jansen is a licensed Psychologist specializing in the treatment of trauma and substance use disorders. Much of her career has been focused on crisis intervention and community and national disaster response. She frequently provides trainings on a wide variety of topics related to crisis intervention, disaster response, and resilience.  She has served as the clinical director of the South Central PA Critical Incident Stress Management Team for more than 20 years.

Ann Harach

MSEM, EMT-P

Part-time Planning Specialist

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Ms. Harach is a member of the Mechanicsburg Emergency Preparedness Group at Cocciardi and manages the South Central Coalition and South Central Task Force Emergency Medical Services (EMS).   Additionally, she develops exercises and workshops under the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP).  She is a nationally registered paramedic with 20 years of medic and hospital experience.

Robert Gum

DO, MPH

Part-time Planning Specialist & Senior Professional – Medical Officer

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Dr. Robert Gum, DO, MPH, a 40-year veteran of US uniformed services and NDMS, and comes to Cocciardi as a part-time Senior Professional: Medical Officer.  Dr. Gum has an extensive deployment career and has operated medical facilities in remote locations both with in the US boundaries (ALASKA) and Europe. He spent time as the medical officer at GITMO, and has an extensive WMD/CBRNE background. He served as the medical officer for the Aberdeen Proving Grounds, within the Soldiers Biological and Chemical Command.  Subsequent to military service, Dr. Gum held the position as Associate Dean at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic medicine. With NDMS he served as Chief Medical Officer and was the CMO deployed to the Terrorist Bombings on the United States in NYC – 9/11.  He has deployed nationally and internationally as an NDMS CMO, including training all USPHS officers who deployed to the International Ebola Crisis – West Africa – 2014.

 

Dr. Gum provides planning services to the South Central Task Force health and medical projects, as well as other health and medical duties.  Dr. Gum can be reached at [email protected].

Dr. Tim Davis

 

Part-time Senior Professional – Medical Officer

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Dr. Tim Davis is a 40 year veteran of the US uniformed services. Subsequent to a 20 year career with the United States Air Force as a Flight Surgeon and Chief Medical Officer, he transferred to the United States Public Health Service (USPHS). He completed training through the CDC Epidemiological Investigation Service (EIS), as well as an MPH. During his time at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), he specialized in bomb blast injuries and research, which he continues today (teaching at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences – Medical School in Washington DC.). He has subsequently held positions as the Director of Emergency Medicine at Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta) and a chair at the Emory University Medical College. Notably with the USPHS, Dr. Davis has held the position of Chief Medical Officer with the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) and has been involved in responses such as the Haiti earthquake, Hurricane Sandy and the BP Oil Spill.

 

A part time Senior Professional – Medical Officer, Dr. Davis provides Occupational Health expertise and support to our company.