“If I can just be a part of one person not going home via the hospital then it makes teaching people to work safely very worthwhile. It is a sad day when people get badly hurt on the job. It is ALWAYS avoidable.”
Richard Irish
Safety Consultant
richardi@ndsc.org
Richard Irish is a retired plant manager and technical director with 35 years of experience in the construction and operation of various processing plants both in South Africa and the United States. He obtained a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.

National Safety Council Certified Instructor:
CPR/AED/First Aid – Adult
Defensive Driving Course – 4 Hour
Defensive Driving Course – Attitudinal Dynamics
of Driving
Lift Truck Operator Instructor Trainer
OSHA 500, Authorized Trainer:
OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Construction Industry
OSHA 501, Authorized Trainer:
OSHA 10 & 30 Hour General Industry
OSHA Recordkeeping, Authorized Trainer
Certified Instructor:
Confined Spaces
Construction Focus Four
Fall Protection – Construction
OSHA Recordkeeping
School Bus Driver
Slippery Slope Adverse Weather Driver
Safety Course