NASPCB Knowledge and Skills Committee


John Rawlings – Knowledge and Skills Committee Chair

Mr. John Rawlings has served in safety over the past 17 years after retiring from the Army as an Infantry Officer. He has had the privilege of working globally on a myriad of projects throughout his safety journey, from high-rise construction, pharmaceutical labs and clinics, hospitals, schools, theme parks, fuel depots, and environmental sites across the United States.

John holds an MA from Webster University and a BA from Colorado Christian University. He holds NASP’s Safety Professional Certificate (SPC) and Certified Safety Manager Construction Certificate (CSMC) credentials.
John holds five BCSP credentials (Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST), Safety Trained Supervisor (STS), Safety Management Specialist (SMS), and Certified Environmental Trainer (CET) ).

Brian Fuller – Knowledge and Skills Committee Vice Chair

Mr. Brian Fuller is the Director of Safety and Health at KGPCo. He has over 19 years of experience in the Environmental Health and Safety field, with expertise in telecommunications, construction, commercial diving, and crane industries.

Brian holds NASP’s Master Safety Professional (MSP)® certification. His additional credentials include, Certified Chemical Safety Technician, Certified Rigging/Signaling Instructor, Certified Environmental Health and Safety Management Specialist, and Hazard Analysis Technician. Brian was honored with the title of Corporate Trainer of the Year by Crane and Rigging Hotline Magazine in October 2012.

Dr. Barbara Jean Jacobs, Ph.D., LSP

Dr. Barbara Jean Jacobs has been working in the safety field for 31 years for consultant firms and the Virginia Department of Transportation. She has served in multiple positions within the industry, from construction inspector to contract administrator, currently working as a Corporate Safety Officer with Division of Century Engineering Inc. Barbara holds a PhD and MBA in Business Administration. She is a Licensed Safety Professional (LSP) with NASP. Her other professional certifications include Certified Work Zone Safety Trainer, Flagger, HazMat Refresher, Nuclear Gauge Safety, OSHA 30 Hour, and VDOT Site Manager Instructor.

Hollis Grady Jr.

Mr. Hollis Grady Jr. is an Environmental Health and Safety Manager, safety consultant, and founder of Genesis Safety Support Management. Hollis retired from the U.S. Army after 24 distinguished years of service, where he was promoted to different management and safety positions. Over the last two decades, he has continued to utilize his valuable experience in the private and public sector, currently working as the Senior Auditor for EHS Global Assurance.

His military and civilian certifications abound and include Certified Occupational Safety Specialist, Certified Internal Auditor, OSHA 500 and 501 STS, FEMA Emergency Management Program Development, Compliance Safety and Health Officer, and the comprehensive Certified Safety Manager (CSM) with NASP.

Byron R. Andres

Mr. Byron R. Andres is a professional construction and safety manager with over forty years’ experience for global engineering construction companies, including major projects for the U.S. Department of Energy. With a BS in Construction Management, he also is a Licensed Safety Professional (LSP) with NASP, holding certifications such as Construction Health & Safety Technician (CHST), Safety Training Supervisor Construction (STSC), Safety Manager/Trainer, HAZWOPER Certified, OSHA 500, and Qualified Rigging Trainer. Byron currently serves as a Safety Manager with Envirocon, where he lives and works by his motto to “Be Safe to Live – Live to be Safe.”

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