Instructor Biography

Garrett Perkin - Safety Consultant Engineering Partners Int'l.
Instructor
281-358-2126
281-851-7592
Garrett's Resume
Bio: Garrett Perkin is certified by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals for OHST, and a PEC Basic Safety Orientation Instructor for SafeLand and Safe Gulf.

Professional Summary :

  • Certified Safety Professional under the Board of Certified Safety Professionals
  • Expert witness in litigation and insurance related matters
  • Associate Safety Professional under the Board of Certified Safety Professionals
  • Occupational Health and Safety Technologist ® under the Board of Certified Safety Professionals
  • PEC Basic Safety Orientation Instructor (SafeLand" & SafeGulf" )
  • Qualified Rigger under American Petroleum Institute Recommended Practice 2D (API RP 2D)
  • Expertise in evaluating and interpreting OSHA, API, CFR, ANSI, ASME and other regulations, standards and recommended practices
  • Safety consulting related to oil and gas drilling, completion, transportation, refining and other areas of occupational health and safety
  • Safety Director and Author of a Safety Manual and Chemical Hygiene Plan for a Mechanical, Metallurgical and Failure Analysis Laboratory which is ISO 9001 certified

Professional Experience:

July 2011 - Present: Safety Consultant, Engineering Partners International, LLC (EPI)

  • Certified Safety Professional with experience in the fields of safety management, safety consulting and safety proficiency
  • Expert witness in litigation and insurance related matters; experience in giving legal testimony as a forensic safety consultant relative to occupational regulations, standards and practices to include workplace safety, safety systems and occupational safety & health
  • Experienced in various industrial fields relative to issues involving product liability, personal injury, forensics and accident reconstruction analysis
  • Instructor for Energy Training Solutions ("ETS") pertaining to PEC Basic Orientation; SafeLand" & SafeGulf"
  • Experienced in energy related safety operations for onshore and offshore oil and gas drilling rigs, well servicing rigs, pipelines and refineries
  • Maintain and enforce Office safety policies and procedures

Sept. 2010 - Present: Safety Director, EPI Materials Testing Group ("EPI MTG")

  • Developed, implemented and continue to direct, supervise and control the Laboratory Safety Manual and Chemical Hygiene Plan for EPI MTG
  • Conduct weekly, monthly and quarterly audits/inspections of Laboratory equipment, systems and employee safety
  • Collaborate with management to produce new and innovative ways to enforce Safety and monitor Safety performance
  • Researched and implemented behavioral safety and ways to improve the Safety Culture at EPI MTG
  • Train new employees and re-train existing employees on updated and/or new occupational health and safety practices, standards and regulations

Oct. 2006 - July 2011: Business Manager and Analyst, Engineering Partners International, LLC

  • Assist engineers and consultants with case preparation and creation of reports
  • Research OSHA, API, CFR, IADC, ANSI regulations, standards and practices
  • Conduct onshore and offshore inspections of oil and gas drilling rigs, wellsites, vessels, vehicles, and various equipment
  • Provide support and assistance with litigation matters

Certifications/Qualifications

  • Certified Safety Professional ® under the Board of Certified Safety Professionals
  • Associate Safety Professional ® under the Board of Certified Safety Professionals
  • Occupational Health and Safety Technologist® under the Board of Certified Safety Professionals
  • PEC Basic Orientation Instructor (Safeland" & SafeGulf" )
  • Industrial Truck Operator certified
  • Safeland and SafeGulf certified
  • Adult First-Aid/CPR/AED certified
  • Offshore Water Survival (HUET-METS Model 5) certified
  • Qualified Rigger per API RP 2D; Operation and Maintenance of Offshore Cranes

Memberships/Affiliates

  • The American Society of Safety Engineers, Gulf Coast Chapter

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Management; August 2006 Texas State University at San Marcos
  • Associate in Applied Science, Occupational Safety and Health Technology (summa cum laude); March 2012, Odessa College

Continuing Education

  • OSHA Training Institute - Course #3000 Safety & Health for Oil & Gas Well Operations
  • ASSE's Symposium for Safety Issues in the Upstream Oil and Gas Sector
  • Prevention through Design; Slips, Trips and Falls
  • OSHA 10-Hour Occupational Safety and Health Training Course for Construction Safety and Health
  • Fundamentals of Rigging to API RP 2D by Mariner-Gulf Consulting and Services
  • ASSE Rigging Webinar; "Can Your Rigging Plan Carry the Load"
  • JHA/JSA KellerOnline® Webcast
  • HAZCOM; Labeling & Safety Data Sheets KellerOnline® Webcast
  • Energy Training Solutions' (ETS) Fundamentals of Liquid Measurement Course
  • University of Texas' Petroleum Extension Service's (PETEX) "Introduction to Offshore Operations" course
  • University of Texas' Petroleum Extension Service's (PETEX) "Petroleum Fundamentals" course
  • University of Texas' Petroleum Extension Service's (PETEX) "Pipeline Technology - Design" course
  • SEAK National Expert Witness Conference
  • SEAK Expert Report Writing Workshop
  • International Association of Drilling Contractors' (IADC) Health, Safety, Environmental and Training Conference
  • International Association of Drilling Contractors' (IADC) Well Control Conference of the Americas and Exhibition
  • OSHA Forklift Training and Certification
  • Construction Compliance Certification, Lorman Education Services
  • Managing Construction Projects, Lorman Education Services, Change Orders, Lorman Education Services
  • CPM in Construction Management: Preventing and Measuring Delays, Lorman Education Services


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