Served as Co-Chairman of NUCA Safety Committee 1985-1989; NUCA Member/Attendee 1980-2019/2022
Met with various OSHA leaders in both public and private discussion meetings relative to Subpart P Excavations
Served as mediator for committees bringing together NUCA Contractors and AFL CIO, Building and Trades, labor unions
Consultant to OSHA representatives on working out language issues with the Excavation Safety Standard
NUCA Associate of the Year 1
Formed MMJ Consulting (Services) as a training organization recognized by OSHA Training Institute and as such allowed to conduct OSHA Compliance Training. 1983-1989, 2009-2015 and most recently April 2022 to the present day.
I participated as Instructor for OSHA Training Institute from 1983-1989, 2009-2015 with Dr. Jack Mickle.
I conducted classes for various state and federal agencies during that time on the changes anticipated in the revised Subpart P Excavations with Dr. Jack Mickle, ISU, and George Bradberry, Speed Shore Personnel
AS first President of the TSSA (Trench Shoring and Shielding Association) 1989; Current Member Emeritus, I continue to comment in industry issues through NAXSA, LinkedIn, and Trench Safety Training, DBA MMJ Services.
Moderated the discussion on the preparation of Appendix D of the current standard.
Former Vice Chairman of ANSI 10.12 Subcommittee Excavations 1993-2004
Taught NUCA CPT Classes from 1990 to 2009
President of MMJ Services(Consulting) 1983 to 10/1/2015 and April 2022 to the present.
Providing consulting services for various manufacturers, engineered shoring solutions for contractors, brokering new and used equipment in the areas of safety and shoring and Competent Person Training Nationwide for Federal and State Agencies and Contractors and adjunct instructor for CPT for Alaska University, Iowa State University.
Published author for several industry magazines.
National Trench Safety
Senior Trainer for Competent Person, OSHA 10/OSHA 30, E-385, Confined Space. Current Member of National Safety Council and American Society of Safety Engineers. NAXSA approved Instructor.
Expert Testimony for OSHA in several compliance matters. Developed Safety Manuals/Intranet Training EM 385-1-1 Construction Safety Hazard Awareness Course for Contractors.
Basic Rigger and Signal Person Train the Trainer, ATSSA Certified Flagger Trainer, NSC Flagger
Ministry to shut-in elderly, in assisted living facilities and their own dwellings…for encouragement and assistance in finding and using community services for transportation, general wellbeing, insurance assistance and guidance.
Contact Wendell Wood at Trench Safety Training for the training programs and excavation related services your company needs.