Tim Wetzel
Safety Consultant
johnw@ndsc.org
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.

“With all the safety courses I have done in my life, Tim was by far the best instructor. Kept it engaging.”

“Tim made it fun and broke up the info with funny videos that still related to the course. Excellent instructor, I wish he taught my college classes.”

“Instructor kept the class interesting. Excellent job!”

“The instructor knows what crowd he has and how to talk/ teach us.”

“Instructor was very personable and had real world knowledge.”

“Tim is an amazing instructor, he interacts well with his entire class.”

“Instructor enthusiasm, he was very well spoken and a great presenter.”

“Instructor was “real” been there, done, and experienced.”

“So far the best instructor I have ever had.”

“Tim taught in a very attentive, relaxed, fun way which made everyone more comfortable and have fun.”

“Instructor was very open about voicing opinions.”

“Tim was good at keeping things interesting and keep the whole class’s attention throughout the class.”

“One of the best trainings I have attended because of the instructor.”

“Instructor always explained himself very well and made everything clear.”

“Tim is one of the best MSHA instructors out there.”

“This course was probably the best I have attended in 5 years. Tim is a very good instructor.”

“In 12 years, the best annual refresher I have attended.”

“Instructor was outstanding, kept me awake and interested.”

“Tim was engaging and kept the class from being over boring.”

“Love the real presentation of materials. Best instructor in 16 plus years.”

“Best instructor I have had. Related the course to all occupations.”

“The instructor answered questions in a respectful manner. Keep up the awesome training.”