Vice President

Omar A. Jackson, CHST, STS-C

Omar A. Jackson is an environmental, health & safety professional with over 13 years of experience primarily in the construction industry but also in other industries such as major rail transportation, underground tunneling operations, heavy civil construction, manufacturing facilities, mailroom shipping/receiving, healthcare institutions, and pharmaceutical laboratory services.

He is currently employed as the Area Safety Manager for Shawmut Design and Construction covering the Tri-State Area (NY/NJ) and the Mid-Atlantic Region (PA/DC/MD/VA). He is responsible for promoting and driving a culture of safety everywhere Shawmut functions by using effective policies and procedures to enhance Shawmut’s overall safety program and the safety programs of their subcontractors. Omar has applied such strategy by identifying the high-risk work early on with the various project teams of Shawmut, analyzing drawings to examine preventative methods by design, and partnering with Shawmut’s subcontractors to pre-plan such high-risk work in order target zero incidents and avoid unsafe working conditions and behaviors.

Omar graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Health & Safety Engineering (ABET Accredited program) in December of 2004. Mr. Jackson is also certified as a Construction Health and Safety Technician and a Safety Trained Supervisor in Construction by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals and is also certified as an OSHA Authorized Outreach Construction Trainer by the United States Department of Labor of OSHA.

He has been an active and loyal member of the ASSE NYC Chapter since April 2006.

Contact Information: (E) vp@nyc.asse.org  / (C) 617.372.6337