“Your safety is based on the decisions you make. I do what I do to ensure workers have good, usable information set as the foundation of their decision making process.”
Dustin Austin
Safety Consultant
Dustin Austin is a former EHS Director from the oil and gas industry in the Bakken. Dustin has more than 25 years of experience in Heavy Industrial environments. Whether Mining in the bottom of a deep pit or digging pipeline over the Rocky Mountains, setting explosive charges or monitoring radiation levels, Dustin has had many opportunities to see and experience many of the normal and extreme hazards on worksites in his career. Since 2001 Dustin has been using that experience in the Safety field to help ensure that workers are protected from hazards. Dustin’s many years in industry and the safety field earned him the following qualifications:

OSHA Training Institute (OTI), Authorized Trainer:
OSHA 5810 Hazard Recognition for Oil & Gas E&P
OSHA 7405 Fall Hazards in Construction
OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Construction Industry
OSHA 10 & 30 Hour General Industry


ONE BASIN – One Way! Standardized Safety Orientation, Authorized Instructor


RMEC, Authorized Trainer:
Field Leadership for Oil & Gas E & P
Field Leadership for Oil & Gas Train-the-Trainer
Field Leadership – Coaching and Mentoring Fall Prevention in
Field Leadership – Coaching and Mentoring Fall Prevention in
Construction Train-the-Trainer


National Safety Council, Certified Instructor:
Ergonomics, Managing for Results
Incident Investigation & Root Cause Analysis
Job Safety Analysis
Principles of Occupational Safety & Health
Safety Systems
Safety Management Techniques
Safety Training Methods
Team Safety
CPR/AED/First Aid – Adult


PEC, Certified Instructor:
PEC SafeLandUSA Basic Orientation
PEC Safeland/SafeGulf Core Compliance
PEC Safeland/SafeGulf Core Refresher
PEC H2S Clear


IVES Training Group, Certified Trainer:
Counterbalanced Forklift
Rough Terrain Forklift
Aerial Work Platform
Aerial Boom Lift
Crane Truck
Mobile Crane
Skid Steer


National Crane Institute, Certified Trainer:
Qualified Rigger
Qualified Signalperson


MSHA, Competent Instructor:
MSHA Part 46 – New Miner
MSHA Part 46 – Annual Refresher


Roco Rescue, Authorized Instructor:
Confined Space Entry – Entrant & Attendant
Confined Space Entry – Supervisor


NDSC, Authorized Instructor:
ECCS Refresher
DOT Compliance
Reasonable Suspicion for Supervisors
Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness
Confined Spaces for General Industry
Confined Space for Construction
Fall Protection Awareness
Lift Truck Operator Train-the-Trainer
Lift Truck Operator Master Trainer
Managing Silica Hazards
Trenching & Excavation Awareness
BTEX Awareness