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Vincent A. Gallagher, Jr., 1964-1966 U.S. Peace Corps. Venezuela
Vincent A. Gallagher, Jr. Safety Research, Inc. 739 White Horse Pike, Suite 3 Audubon, NJ 08106 (856) 547-4884
Date of Birth: 1/3/43 Languages: English and Spanish
LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA, 1960-64 BA, Liberal Arts, Economics Major
New York University, New York City, 1978-79 Masters of Arts in Occupational Safety and Health - Center for Safety Awarded Fellowship for study at NYU by U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA (Class Representative)
1985-Present Safety Research, Inc. Provides consultation services to Industry, Labor, Government, Educational Institutions, Attorneys, United Nations Agencies, Employer Associations and International Agencies.
1980-1982 Organization of American States. Regional Advisor in Occupational Safety and Health for Latin America and the Caribbean. Advised governments and labor organizations, developed training courses, taught at universities and international training centers. (On leave of absence from OSHA)
1972-1985 U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA. Evaluated safety and health hazards in 792 factories and construction sites, trained OSHA inspectors, developed OSHA training material, advised employers and union representatives.
1969-1971 Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. Bala Cynwyd Pa. Workers Compensation Representative. Investigated industrial accident and disease claims.
1966-1968 U.S. Army. Vicenza, Italy, Specialist 4th Class.
1964-1966 U.S. Peace Corps. Venezuela.
Lectured as Instructor or Assistant Adjunct Professor at the following:
1. Burlington County College, Industrial Management Program, Safety Management and Engineering, Instructor. Three credit course.
2. Rutgers University, Labor Education Center, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
3. University of Pennsylvania, Department of Research Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
4. Glassboro State University, Industrial Relations Center, Glassboro, New Jersey.
5. Atlantic County Community College, Personnel Management Center, Mays Landing, New Jersey.
6. Medical College of Pennsylvania, Environmental/Occupational Health Department.
7. LaSalle University, Health Economics, Economics Department
8. Drexel University, Environmental Health Division.
9. Temple University, Environmental Health Division.
10. Has lectured at various Universities and International Training Centers in Latin America.
1. American Public Health Association, Member
2. American Society of Safety Engineers, Member
3. Human Factors Society, Member
4. National Safety Council, Member
5. National Safety Management Society, Member
6. International Fall Protection Society, Member
1. Received 12 Awards or Commendations by U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA, 1972-1985
2. Awarded Fellowship by OSHA to pursue Master Degree at NYU, Center for Safety, 1978
3. United Nations Award for occupational safety and health work performed in Latin America
4. PHILAPOSH, Special Achievement Award. Philadelphia, Pa., 1983
5. White Lung Association of New Jersey, For Extraordinary Contribution in Protecting Public Health
Against Exposure to Asbestos, 1990
1. Certified Hazard Control Manager, Master Level #2242
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING
1. Engineering Aspects of Fall Hazard Control, Taught by Terry Schmidt of Rose Engineering, 2 days, Livonia, MI, 1991
2. Establishing and Auditing an Effective Product Safety Management Program, Taught by National Safety Council, Atlanta, GA, February, 1988
3. Examples of training received at U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Training Center, Rosemont, IL, 1972-1985:
General Safety, two weeks Electrical Safety, one week Construction Safety, one week Machine Guarding, one week Special Topics in Industrial Hygiene, one week
P U B L I C A T I O N S
1. Recognize Design Defects and Reduce. A Study of Two Hundred Industrial Fatalities, Workers Compensation Insurance, Safer Times Magazine, Philadelphia, Pa, Professional Safety, September 1988 No. 29, 1980
2. Design Defects in Forklift Trucks, Workers' 7. Guarding by Location - A Dangerous Concept, Compensation Monthly, Volume 9, No. 2, Professional Safety, September 1990 October 1988
3. OSHA and the General Duty Clause, 8. Lock Out/Tag Out Requirements, Safer Times Professional Safety, December 1990 Magazine, No. 92, April, May, June 1990
4. Unsafe Design: Fall and Machine Hazards, 9. Liability, OSHA and the Safety of Outside Professional Safety, December 1991 Contractors, Professional Safety, January 1993
5. Advances in Safety Technology: Dilemmas for Product Manufacturers, Opportunities for Safety Professionals, Professional Safety, October 1994 6. A Study of Two Hundred Industrial Fatalities, Workers Compensation Insurance, Safer Times Magazine, Philadelphia, Pa, Professional Safety, September 1988 No. 29, 1980
7. Guarding by Location - A Dangerous Concept, Compensation Monthly, Volume 9, No. 2, Professional Safety, September 1990
8. Lock Out/Tag Out Requirements, Safer Times Professional Safety, December 1990 Magazine, No. 92, April, May, June 1990
9. Liability, OSHA and the Safety of Outside Professional Safety, December 1991 Contractors, Professional Safety, January 1993
SAFETY PAMPHLETS DEVELOPED FOR THE UNITED NATIONS,
INTERNATIONAL LABOR ORGANIZATION AND THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH, BOGOTA, COLOMBIA, 1987 (SPANISH)
1. Basic Principles of Occupational Safety 2. How to Inspect Your Workplace 3. The Causes of Industrial Accidents and Health 4. How to Investigate an Industrial Accident
R E P R E S E N T A T I V E
C L I E N T S / P R O J E C T S
UAW-GM Health and Safety Center, Madison Heights, MI
Developed Safety Design Checklists for General Motors Industrial Engineers Developed draft document for General Motors' Fall Hazard Control Program Trained managers, engineers and labor representatives from General Motors and the United Auto Workers relative to fall hazard controls
Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association, Ann Arbor, MI
Researched injury mechanisms and design problems related to injury sustained by operators and others while performing work in, on or around middle and large size industrial vehicles
General Instrument Company, Hatboro, PA
Evaluated the Safety and Health Program and made recommendations for improvements
International Brotherhood of Dupont Workers
Assisted union representatives with Emergency Release Procedures Assisted union representatives regarding hazards of lead exposures
New Jersey Department of Education
Developed Checklist for teachers and school administrators relative to hazards encountered in vocational/technical school
U.S. Agency for International Development
Evaluated a $1,040,000 project for the Prevention of Occupational Hazards in El Salvador
III. INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES
Evaluated $7,000,000 grant to Brazilian government to upgrade the Brazilian National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
United Nations - International Labor Organization
Developed occupational safety and health training material for the Colombian Ministry of Labor
United Nations - Pan American Health Organization
Performed Cost/Benefit Study of silicosis among miners with the Ministry of Health, La Paz,Bolivia
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