TOLEDO, Ohio, March 8, 2016 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm welcomes Robert “Scott” Goodwin, COSS as Corporate Safety Manager. Scott comes to SSOE from Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Northwest Ohio where he served as the Director of Safety and Training.
In this role, Goodwin is responsible for providing safety leadership, training, and guidance. This includes conducting safety audits and inspections for SSOE’s corporate facilities and construction work sites as well as developing contractor qualification standards, reporting safety metrics, and authoring weekly safety tips for staff as well as the company’s safety blog.
Dan Vining, Principal General Manager, EPCM of SSOE welcomed Goodwin, explaining, “SSOE is extremely committed to the health and safety of our employees, clients, and projects and we are very excited to have found Scott who shares this same commitment to, and enthusiasm for, safety. With his over 20 years of safety experience, training, and OSHA compliance, Scott is an excellent person to support SSOE’s global safety initiatives and safety-always culture.”
Goodwin holds a bachelor’s degree in Safety Engineering Technology from Fairmont State University and is a Certified Occupational Safety Specialist. He has been a firefighter for over 31 years and a Lieutenant for over 16 years. His specialties are technical rescue, but more specifically, confined space rescue, swift water rescue, and ice rescue. Furthermore, Goodwin is part of the State of Ohio Technical Rescue team for Region 1, Northwest Ohio which provides multiple additional technical rescue assistance such as structural collapse, wide area search, high angle, heavy rescue, and machine entrapment.