Mr. Barnes is a safety consultant with over 11 years of Safety and Health experience who has been with the Colorado State University / OSHA Consultation program since 2009. He is a Certified Safety Professional through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals who has received a Bachelor’s degree in Production Management with a minor in Industrial Safety from Central Michigan University, and a Master’s Degree in Occupational Safety from East Carolina University. Before working with the CSU Consultation Program, Casey worked as a safety engineer at a large steel producer in south east Michigan, providing safety and health technical guidance and driving continual improvement of the facility’s health and safety management system. Outside of work, Casey enjoys Biking, Camping and Fly Fishing.
Dr. Brazile is an Associate Professor, Certified Industrial Hygienist, and Certified Safety Professional in the Occupational and Environmental Health Section at Colorado State University (CSU). He is passionate about worker safety and health and has more than 20 years of experience in the environment, safety, and health (ES&H) field. Dr. Brazile provides leadership to the Colorado OSHA Consultation Program, conducts research in occupational safety and health, and teaches graduate-level ES&H courses. Before joining CSU in 2005, Bill acquired field experience in multiple roles as an ES&H assessor and team leader; ES&H trainer and team leader; industrial hygienist; and hazardous waste site remediation oversight officer.
Rick is a CSP (Certified Safety Professional) and has been with the CSU Consultation program for more than 15 years. He has extensive experience in construction, industrial manufacturing, agribusiness, and the oil and gas industry. Before coming to CSU, Rick worked as a construction safety consultant in the Chicago area and also has extensive experience as an industrial maintenance technician/mechanic and heavy equipment operator. Rick has technical degrees in Hydraulics and Robotics, a BS in Industrial Technology, MS in Safety Management/Risk Control and served as a representative on the CSP Board from 2006-2012.
Mr. Gress joined the Colorado (21d) On-Site Health & Safety Consultation Program in 2001 as a Safety Consultant and is now the Program Manager for the federally mandated OSHA Consultation Program administered by the Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences (ERHS) at Colorado State University.
Mr. Gress is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Safety Science, has obtained a Master of Education in Adult Education & Training from Colorado State University, and is also a Certified Safety Professional through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.
Mr. Gress has 22 years of occupational safety experience. Formerly, he spent eight years as a Safety Compliance Officer sharing that time with the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Administration (three years) and North Carolina Department of Labor (five years) before having the opportunity to relocate west of the Mississippi river and accepting a position at Colorado State University.
He provides safety assistance to a variety of small businesses in Colorado as stipulated by contract with the United States Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration; conducts hazard audits for general industry and construction clients; evaluates safety & health programs for general industry and construction clients; assists small business clients with understanding and complying with occupational safety & health standards and regulations; evaluates and recommends hazard control methods; and, designs, develops, and delivers a variety of general industry and construction safety & health training for employers and employees.
In addition, Mr. Gress mentors and trains new employees, mentors and instructs CSU Industrial Hygiene Graduate Students for field work experience in safety & health, and conducts safety related guest lectures for Graduate and Under Graduate Industrial Hygiene Students at Colorado State University.
Mr. Gress and his family enjoy Fort Collins, CSU, and Colorado. Outside of work he enjoys hiking, biking, camping, chasing the elusive wapiti with bow and arrow, and the mountains of Colorado. But, he remains very loyal to his sports teams from his roots in western Pennsylvania (Steelers, Pirates, and Penguins).
Patty Jeffries is a Certified Industrial Hygienist with the consultation program. She is committed to worker safety. Ms. Jeffries has been with the consultation program for more than twelve years. Before joining the consultation program, Ms. Jeffries worked in the electric power generation/distribution and gas distribution industry and in the meatpacking industry. She has experience with all facets of industrial hygiene assessments and is familiar with numerous industries and their associated health hazards.
Ms. Luna has five years of experience as an Industrial Hygienist and safety professional with OSHA Consultation and private consultation. During her time as a safety & health consultant, Ms. Luna has provided safety & health management services to a variety of industries including; manufacturing, metal fabrication, woodworking, grain elevators, grain mills, metal recycling, landscape and mulching facilities, machining shops, shooting ranges, food and beverage processing, bakeries, medical clinics, research laboratories, pharmaceutical manufacturing, construction, and more. Much effort has been placed on air monitoring, noise dosimetry, hazard communication, and safety & health management system assessments. In addition, Ms. Luna served in the United States Peace Corps as an Environmental volunteer in Mali, West Africa. Ms. Luna also has five years of experience as a research coordinator with the department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences at Colorado State University. She has worked extensively in the field of cook stoves research assessing indoor air quality and the health effects associated with exposures to indoor wood smoke in various locations throughout Central America including Nicaragua, Honduras, and Panama.
Ken McNaught is a Health Consultant in the CSU OSHA Consultation Program. He is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) in Comprehensive Practice. Ken has been with CSU for over six years helping clients provide a safe and healthful workplace for their employees. Prior to coming to CSU, Ken was an Environmental, Health and Safety manager for a large high-tech company. He has been in the Health and Safety (H&S) profession for over 30 years and has extensive H&S auditing experience, as well as expertise in H&S program development, implementation and management; training development and delivery; and management consultation.
Audra Radman is an Industrial Hygienist with over five years of experience with the Colorado OSHA Consultation Program. Ms. Radman earned a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health Science from Eastern Kentucky University and a Master of Science in Industrial Hygiene from Colorado State University. While obtaining her undergraduate degree, Audra managed the campus-wide water treatment department for Eastern Kentucky University. Prior to joining the Consultation Program, Audra worked at the Infectious Disease Research Center at Colorado State University where she gained experience with health and safety issues related to bloodborne pathogens and biohazardous material. Audra’s expertise includes health and safety issues related to occupational noise exposure and bloodborne pathogens.
Cody Richardson is a Safety Consultant, and the most recent addition to the CSU OSHA Consultation team. In 2012, Cody graduated from Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health. Prior to joining the team at CSU, Cody served as an Occupational Health and Safety Specialist for over four years with Boeing Commercial Airplanes in Auburn, WA. During his work at Boeing, Cody provided comprehensive health support to multiple Manufacturing Business Units (MBU) that were home to a variety of manufacturing and developmental processes. In addition to his work and education experience, Cody also offers a high-level of passion and commitment to assist Colorado small business owners in achieving a safe and healthful workplace. As a new member of the Colorado and Fort Collins communities, Cody and his wife spend the majority of their free time rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, and finding every other excuse to explore the great outdoors!
Layne Sargent has been a health consultant with CSU Colorado OSHA Consultation Program since 2007. Layne graduated from Colorado State University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health, and with a Master of Science degree in Industrial Hygiene in 2007. Her master’s thesis research concentrated on the sampling methods used for isocyanates in the spray-on truck bed liner industry. Layne is well versed in assisting small business in achieving their health and safety goals through hazard identification, correction assistance and employee training. Layne is also active in helping the emerging marijuana industry attain safe and healthful workplaces through her work with Colorado Consultation and her work as the Industrial Hygiene Committee Chair for the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment’s Marijuana Industries Occupational Health & Safety Workgroup. Layne is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) through The American Board of Industrial Hygiene. Layne.Sargent@colostate.edu
As the Office Manager, Renae is your contact when you call Colorado OSHA Consultation Services and is your initial link to our Consultants. For Renae, the next best thing to being a Health or Safety Consultant is the opportunity to support our staff and clients in the important work of employee health and safety. Renae has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and comes to Colorado via Vermont, and Minnesota where she worked as a CPA for a public accounting firm. Colorado’s sunshine tops her “Best of Colorado” list!