Richard Wood

Richard Wood, Safety Resource Associates

Richard Wood, Safety Resource Associates

Richard Wood

CERTIFIED SAFETY PROFESSIONAL

Richard Wood has decades of experience in professional engineering and workforce safety. This includes serving as the primary project manager for highway maintenance contracts, county public works director, and as safety manager for the third largest state transportation department with 7,500 employees.  Mr. Wood has worked for all levels of government including city, county, state and federal, and has 28 years of military reserve experience rising in the ranks from seaman recruit to Commander.

Mr. Wood is a registered professional engineer, certified safety professional, associate of risk management designee, construction health and safety technician, and a certified instructional trainer. 

His unique background, experience, and training enables Mr. Wood to provide clients with unparalleled skills in construction training, evaluation of training programs, and safety management.

 

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Omar Lopez, CHST

Omar Lopez,
Omar Lopez,

Omar Lopez, CHST

CONSTRUCTION SAFETY & HEALTH CONSULTANT AND FIRST AID EXPERT

Omar Lopez holds a Law degree from UTPL in Ecuador and a Business Administration Associates Degree from NOVA.

Lopez is a Certified Construction Safety & Health Technician, an approved OSHA-10/30 Instructor, a Certified First Aid Instructor, and an experienced Site and Work Zone Auditor and Trainer.

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John Meola, CSP, ARM

John Meola, Risk & Safety Consultant, Safety Resources Associates
John Meola, Risk & Safety Consultant, Safety Resources Associates

John Meola, CSP, ARM

RISK MANAGEMENT AND SAFETY CONSULTANT

John Meola is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associate Risk Manager (ARM), and a Construction Safety and Gap Analysis Assessment Specialist.

Meola is also an authorized OSHA 500 and OSHA Construction 10/30-Hour Trainer, an Adjunct Instructor in Safety at VCU, and experienced Safety & Health Program Manager.

Chris Chapman, CIH

Chris Chapman, Safety Resource Associates, LLC
Chris Chapman, Safety Resource Associates, LLC

Chris Chapman, CIH

CERTIFIED INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST

Chris Chapman is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) Program Director and an experienced expert witness. He holds an M.S. in Biomedical Engineering (Industrial Hygiene) Medical College of Virginia and B.S. in Biology Education, from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Chapman’s broad industry expertise includes Industrial Hygiene Program development, managing workplace inspections, monitoring, and asbestos & lead assessments.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Best Practices Training (Podcast)

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Best Practices

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LEARN MORE about SRA’s jobsite & workplace safety training, risk assessment, OSHA compliance training, and employee safety manual creation.

John Meola, Risk & Safety Consultant, Safety Resources Associates

John Meola, CSP, Risk & Safety Consultant for Safety Resources Associates, is also safety manager for the Timmons Group, and a regular contributor to ForConstructionPros.com.

 In this podcast, Meola discusses OSHA requirements and best practices as they relate to Personal Protective Equipment (hardhats, gloves, etc.), including hazard recognition, hazard assessment, PPE selection and employee training. He gives particular focus to head, ear and eye protection for both workers on the ground and operators in machines.