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RIT OSHA Training Institute Education Center Instructors

All of our courses are taught by an outstanding group of instructors who have been carefully selected for their professional credentials, teaching ability, and real-world experience as health and safety professionals.

 Justin Gallo

Justin Gallo

CMS, CHST, STSC

As a safety and electrical project consultant, Justin is both diligent in fulfilling safety compliance requirements and committed to upholding the standards of the industry. He has continued to actively and aggressively develop and expand his own safety education. Justin is extremely well versed in the methods, standards, and protocols involved in creating safety training policies, procedures, manuals, and courses that both engage and resonate with students, are highly effective in the field, and are compliant with all required standards. Justin holds dual degrees in construction electricity and business management. In addition, he has 25 years’ experience in the electrical contracting industry as an electrician, foreman, estimator, project manager, vice president and safety director/manager. Justin is currently working on additional continuing education endeavors and is serving a volunteer position as President of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) in Suffolk County, N.Y.


Lee Marchessault

Lee Marchessault

CUSA, CUSP

Lee Marchessault, CUSA, CUSP, is the President of Workplace Safety Solutions, Inc. He worked in various construction positions before starting his career in the electric industry. After more than 20 years in the field, he became the safety manager for a power company. Lee is a licensed electrician with a BS from Johnson State College. Now a safety consultant, he specializes in electrical safety. He has been an OSHAauthorized outreach trainer for both construction and general industry for more than 15 years, and an instructor for the OSHA Training Institute Education Centers since 2009. His volunteer positions have included: President, Vermont Utilities for Electrical Education, Inc.; Editor, National Safety Council Utilities Division Newsletter; and Safety Director, VT Wing of the Civil Air Patrol. Lee has written numerous articles in national publications and continues to present electrical safety topics for international venues. He is an active member with organizations including NFPA Electric Voting Committee Member, ASTM F18 Voting Committee Member, ASSP Member and NSC Utilities Division.


Doug Miller

Doug Miller

Doug Miller has been involved in safety and health for over 20 years in various industries, including construction, maritime, and general industry. He currently serves as President of Occupational Safety Consultants, Inc. For the past 20 years, Doug has taught for the Region II OSHA Education Centers and currently serves as lead instructor for 10 different courses including the OSHA 500 and OSHA 501, Construction and General Industry Train-the-Trainer programs. During his career he has worked as an iron worker, auditor, project manager, and trainer, identifying or addressing health and safety compliance issues, developing written safety and health programs and site-specific procedures, as well as the development and delivery of industry-specific training programs for both the public and private sector.


Bob Stevens

Bob Stevens

Bob Stevens began his training career with the Region II OSHA Training Institute in 1998. Having a background in construction as well as general industry is a great benefit for real-life situations. Bob works on site with both general contractors and subcontractors, performs site inspections, writes and reviews company and site-specific Safety and Health programs, and has helped companies through OSHA inspections. In his more than 20 years of training experience, Bob has remained one of the most sought-after instructors with his cutting-edge style and techniques that keep his class participants involved and excited to learn. Bob has completed the Construction Safety and Health Specialist Training Certificate (CSHST) and can train in a wide variety of topics. He currently serves as lead instructor for the OSHA 5400, Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Maritime Industry.


Shari Langlois

Shari Langlois

RN, CEAS II, COHC

Shari Langlois attended the University of Vermont where she earned her BS in Nursing as a second degree to her BS in Biology from Trinity College of Vermont. Bringing 30 years of experience as an Occupational Health & Safety Specialist from both General Industry & the Construction Industry, Shari specializes in injury prevention & injury management program design with a systems approach that encompasses as much attention to OSHA compliance as to ensuring best possible outcomes for individuals with work-related injuries & illnesses. This experience gathered from settings in manufacturing, healthcare, schools and construction couples exceedingly well with her specialty as a Registered Nurse in behavioral health. Shari enjoys a proven track record with her clients for decreasing injury rates and claims costs while improving organizational efficiencies and employee engagement through the development of comprehensive health & safety programs and the delivery of their associated training curricula.