Everyone knows that traffic tickets can result in court appearances, fines, and higher insurance costs. However, you may have additional options in Mecklenburg, Wake, and select other North Carolina counties that can save you money while improving your driving. Since 1989 our Safe Driving Program has provided drivers with potential reductions on a traffic violation in exchange for completing the 4-hour National Safety Council Defensive Driving Course.
Roy has been SHCNC’s Senior Occupational Safety and Health Consultant since December 2001. Roy’s extensive safety and health experience since retiring from US Navy active duty includes being a multi-state Environmental Health and Safety Manager and Consultant; Occupational Safety and Health representative in a large hospital based industrial health program; and Loss Control Representative for an insurance group. Roy holds the Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) Construction and General Industry Certificates; Advanced Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) Certificate; National Safety Council Advanced Safety Certificate Instructor Trainer; NSC Instructor Lift Truck Operator; and NSC First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Trainer. He holds the Associate-Applied Science degree from Central Piedmont Community College (Charlotte NC) and is an authorized OSHA Outreach 500 (Construction) and 501 (General Industry) Trainer.
Keith is SHCNC’s Occupational Safety and Health Training Specialist with over 30 years of experience in housing, construction, and remodeling. Keith holds the Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) Construction and General Industry Certificates, Advanced Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) Certificate, and the National Safety Council Advanced Safety Certificate Instructor Trainer. He is a NSC-Certified First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Trainer, an authorized OSHA Outreach 500 (Construction) and 501 (General Industry) Trainer, and a Certified Mine Foreman for surface and underground mining (MSHA).
Tracy Boyd has over 15 years of hands-on adult education experience with her career in information technology. Tracy has served as a Safety and Health Committee Member responsible for providing training, equipment, policies and procedural feedback to ensure employees enjoy a safe and healthy working environment. Tracy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Medaille College in Buffalo, New York, and Human Resource Certification in Strategic Planning and Management from UNC-Charlotte. Tracy is a Manager in Technology Support for a Leading Health Care Corporation. She teaches the National Safety Council DDC-4 hour program and has been a Safety and Health Council of North Carolina instructor since 2009.
Kelvin A. Brim, Sr. is a Captain with the Charlotte Fire Department where he provides direct oversight of firefighting personnel, emergency response operations, and fire ground activities. Kelvin holds the Master of Science-Fire Service Administration from Arizona State University and the Bachelor of Science-Fire Engineering Technology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is State-certified as a Firefighter I and II as well as Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Kelvin a National Safety Council Instructor Trainer in First Aid/CPR/AED/Bloodborne Pathogens and holds the Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) Certificate.
Jean Cooke has been a Safety and Health Council of North Carolina instructor since 1991 in the areas of emergency care and defensive driving. She is a certified Emergency Medical Technician and a National Safety Council certified instructor in First Aid, CPR, AED, Bloodborne Pathogens, and in several areas of defensive driving. Jean also teaches in the community college system and for the North Carolina Justice Academy. She is a proud North Carolina State University graduate.
Steve Davis has been in Law Enforcement for over 17 years. He is currently serving as a Lieutenant over the Patrol Division with the Cornelius Police Department. Steve is certified as a General Instructor through the State of North Carolina and teaches in-service training. Steve holds the Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate and is I also nearing completion of the Associates Degree in Criminal Justice through Surry Community College. Steve is a certified Instructor Trainer in the National Safety Council DDC-4, Alive at 25, Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving, and Coaching the Van Driver Defensive Driving Courses and has been teaching with the Safety and Health Council of North Carolina for over 10 years.
D. Clark Lewis, CSHM, CRCM has over 20 years experience in safety and environmental compliance. He holds the Bachelor of Arts – Business from NC State University, Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) Construction Certificate, Advanced Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) Certificate, and is a Certified Safety and Health Manager (CSHM). Clark also is an OSHA 500 Outreach Trainer and National Safety Council First Aid/CPR/AED and DDC4 Instructor. He has extensive experience working with regulatory agencies including OSHA, EPA, NCDOL, and NCDOT.
Mark Dawalt has 15 years of experience with the City of Asheboro Fire Department and 8 years experience as Superintendent of the Water Distribution and Collections Department of the City of Asheboro. Mark holds the Fire Service General Instructor Certification with NC Department of Insurance; the Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) Certificate; and National Safety Council Instructor Trainer certification in Defensive Driving Course 4 and Alive at 25, General Industry and Construction Lift Truck Instructor Certification, Work Zone Flagger and First Aid/CPR/AED/Bloodborne Pathogens.
Bob Edwards has 23 years experience with the NC State Highway Patrol (retiring as First Sergeant) and 9 years experience as Motor Carrier Inspector with the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles. Bob’s background offers a practical training perspective focused on the requirements of the law. Bob is a certified Instructor Trainer in National Safety Council’s DDC4, DDC-Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving, and DDC-Professional Truck Driver. He is a graduate of the Transportation Safety Institute’s Intermodal Transportation of Hazardous Materials Instructor Development Course conducted by the US Department of Energy and US Department of Transportation. Bob was selected as national “Instructor of the Year” for 2009 by the National Safety Council. Bob holds the Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Gardner-Webb University.
Michael A. Lampart, PhD, has 35 years of experience in federal government and corporate occupational safety and health. Michael earned his B.S., M.S., and PhD. in Occupational Safety and Health from Columbia Southern University and the Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) Certificate. He also holds the Associate Degree in Applied Science from Thomas Nelson Community College. Dr. Lampart is an OSHA 500 Outreach Trainer with extensive experience in Lasers, Radiation, Confined Space, Lockout/Tagout, Explosives, and Incident Command Response.
Carlos Pozo, originally from Cuba, served a three-year term in the US Army before he joined the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. Carlos worked as a K-9 patrol officer and a member of the Highway Interdiction and Traffic Safety Unit (HITS) responsible for traffic enforcement and for investigating traffic fatalities. He is certified in Traffic Crash Investigation and Reconstruction, Basic and Advanced. Carlos is Instructor Trainer certified in DDC-4, DDC-Alive at 25, Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving, Van Driver, and Workzone Flagger courses of the National Safety Council. He holds the A.A.S. in Criminal Justice – Central Piedmont Community College and the B.S.- Criminal Justice degree from Western Carolina University. Carlos teaches classes for SHCNC in both English and Spanish.
Jacob Scott has twenty years of hands-on experience as a driver’s education instructor after his career with the Federal government. His passion for saving lives by reducing motor vehicle crashes has led him to contribute to a variety of driver education books, manuals, and seminars. Jacob assisted in the development of the Safety and Health Council of North Carolina’s “Alive at 25 Parent Program”. He is Instructor Trainer certified in the 4-Hour, Alive at 25, and 8-Hour Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving courses of the National Safety Council. Jacob is a graduate of the AAA Driver Trainer Academy and attended the University of Maryland.
Q: Does OSHA consider computer based training without a hands-on skill component or verification of competent skill performance acceptable for meeting basic first aid and CPR requirements of OSHA First Aid Standards?
A: Online training alone would not meet the requirements of these training standards ...
These standards require training in physical skills, such as bandaging or CPR. The only way these skills can be learned is by physically practicing them. For a full copy of the letter please click here...