Paul J. Colangelo, STSC, CHST, CIT, CRIS, is the owner and president of PJC Safety Services, LLC, established in 2006. Mr. Colangelo is a 20-year accredited OSHA Outreach 10/30-hour construction program trainer. He is also an accredited Safety Trained Supervisor-Construction (STSC), Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) and Certified Instructional Trainer (CIT) through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP). He is also an accredited Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) through the International Risk Management Institute (IRMI). He has 30 years of experience as an EHS Director, Manager and Consultant to the Construction, General Industry, Telecommunications, Utility and Renewable Energy sectors.
His professional services include developing written safety and health programs, record keeping, site safety inspections and auditing, incident investigation, subcontractor management and training. He has created and delivered thousands of OSHA Outreach and specialized safety training programs across the country. He has consulted on hundreds of residential, commercial and industrial projects and provided associated training in the areas of Fall Protection, Electrical Safety/NFPA 70E, Hazard Communication (HAZCOM), Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response (HAZWOPER), EM385-1-1, Personal Protective Equipment, Ladder safety, Aerial lift safety, Trenching/Excavation safety, Confined Space safety and Defensive Driving. He is a passionate cultivator of company safety culture and safety leadership training for supervisors.
Mr. Colangelo has written numerous safety-based articles for national publications and is a frequent and popular speaker at local and national events for such organizations and associations such as the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA) and National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). His research and input on safety, health and training programs have led to the publishing of numerous industry white papers and surveys. He also frequently presents numerous industry webinars on a variety of EHS topics.
Mr. Colangelo is a current advisory board member for the ASSP Council on Professional Development (COPD) and ANSI Z490 Committee. He also served as a member of the Curriculum Development Team (CDT) for the Center for Construction Research & Training (CPWR) Foundation for Safety Leadership (FSL) project and Task Force for the ASSP Construction Safety Symposium. In 2019, Mr. Colangelo was honored being appointed as an Ambassador for the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, and in 2020 received the ASSP Charles V. Culbertson Outstanding Volunteer Service Award.
Many in the EHS community regard him as an industry leading voice and presence, and his passion and enthusiasm help him to quickly connect with people, thus impacting and motivating their ability to take action.