Safety Consultants

No matter the size or nature of your company, every MEMIC policy comes with our team of safety experts.

John DeRoia

John DeRoia - Safety Management Consultant, OHST, WCP®

“Working safely isn’t always about you—it’s also about the people you work with. If you have the courage to say something to a co-worker who is engaged in an unsafe act or to a manager who is asking you to perform a task that ...

General, Manufacturing CT, MA

Susan Diffenderfer - Safety Management Consultant, PT

 “As a Physical Therapist, I can’t emphasize enough the importance of body mechanics and movement in our daily lives and just as you would train for any sport, safety skills at work need to be practiced both mentally and physically. ...

Healthcare PA
Mike Havel

Michael Havel - Safety Management Consultant, MS, CSP

Michael brings over 12 years of occupational safety experience in the petrochemical and manufacturing industries.  These positions included a role as the Regional Safety Coordinator for a publicly traded petroleum pipeline company and the site e...

Healthcare, General, Ergonomics DE, MD, NJ, PA
Tonya Hawker

Tonya Hawker - Safety Management Consultant, ARM

“With the right solutions, workplace safety and business efficiency and productivity are all complimentary. Excellence in safety equals excellence in business.” Tonya is a seasoned health and safety professional with 27 years of experien...

General, Hospitality, Schools DC, MD, NC, SC, VA
Jayson Hebert

Jayson Hebert - Safety Management Consultant, WCP®

“My passion is to help our clients establish a strong safety culture to ensure that each of their employees leave work in the same physical condition that they arrived in each and every day. It is my belief that all accidents/ injuries are pre...

General, Construction, Transportation, Ergonomics ME
Tony Jones

Tony Jones - Safety Management Consultant, RN, COHN, OHST, WCP®

“We need to change the way we do work. All workplace hazards can be effectively controlled, if not completely eliminated. Occupational injuries and illnesses do not need to be the inevitable consequence of doing work. With the right kind of lea...

General, Construction, Healthcare, Schools ME, NH
Randy Klatt

Randy Klatt - Loss Control Director, Region II, MS, CSP, WCP®

“I learned at an early age the tragic consequences of unsafe behavior—as a 20-year-old paramedic responding to calls for help, I quickly realized that human failure is behind the majority of injuries. Too often people rely on luck and are...

General, Transportation ME
Peter Koch

Peter Koch - Safety Management Consultant, WCP®

Peter has over 22 years’ experience in the New England recreation industry, which includes 18 years spent either working in or managing all aspects of the ski industry, from construction, facilities maintenance, snowmaking, grooming, patrol, an...

Construction, General, Ski CT, ME, NH, VT, UT
Richard Kordell

Richard Kordell - Safety Management Consultant

“What I most enjoy about my career is the opportunity to creatively help businesses optimize their success. Successful businesses are those that excel by efficiently and safely producing high quality goods and services. They ensure that their e...

General, Manufacturing, Schools CT, MA, RI
Jeremiah LaCross

Jeremiah LaCross - Safety Management Consultant

“I firmly believe that in order to establish/maintain a positive safety culture, it is essential that all employees understand they have the support and are encouraged to report unsafe workplace conditions/behaviors before they cause injury. Th...

General, Manufacturing, Schools NH, NY, VT