Tim Wetzel
Safety Consultant
Tim Wetzel is a former equipment operator and supervisor with over 16 years of experience in the mining and construction industries. After obtaining a Technical Studies degree from Bismarck State College, Tim gained a vast knowledge working in construction and mining, including both surface coal and sand and gravel mining operations. He has extensive knowledge operating various equipment such as backhoes, scrapers, motor graders, water trucks, dozers, front end loaders, and more. At a former employer, he had also created a safety manual and implemented safety meetings to meet OSHA and MSHA regulations.

National Safety Council Certified Instructor:
CPR/AED/First Aid – Adult
Advanced CPR/AED/First Aid
Advanced Safety Certificate

Equipment Instructor:
Counterbalanced Forklift
Rough Terrain Forklift
Aerial Work Platform
Aerial Boom Lift
Skid Steer
Front End Loader


IVES Certified Trainer:
Premium Combo Trainer Certification
Loader Group Trainer Certification


MSHA Authorized Trainer:
MSHA Part 46, Sand & Gravel – New Miner & Refresher
MSHA Part 48, Surface Coal – New Miner & Refresher


Continuing Education & Degrees:
B.S. Occupational Safety and Health – Columbia Southern University
Graduate Safety Practitioner – Board of Certified Safety Professionals