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Joe VenOsdel

Safety Director
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Professional Profile:

Mr. VenOsdel has been in safety management for 12 years and has worked as a Project Safety

Manager / Project Engineer, Loss Control Consultant, Safety Director / Risk Manager. His experience in safety management, providing safety leadership, and risk management on our projects. Experienced in developing safety programs, provide consultative safety services to construction and manufacturing companies, retained to lead safety department, liaison to field staff from executive management through training and dad-to-day field interactions.


Business Management History:

Rachel Contracting, Inc. – Proj. Safety Manager / Proj. Engineer April 2008 – September 2012

Holmes Murphy & Associates – Loss Control Consultant October 2012 – January 2016

Midwestern Mechanical, Inc. – Safety Director / Risk Manager February 2016 - Present

Current Assignments:

  • Enhance company safety culture to improve loss performance
  • Risk management activities as the company inherently grows
  • Instruct OSHA 10 & 30 hour course; Iowa Lead Safety; MSHA New Minor Training, Forklift and other equipment training classes
  • Manage safety for a staff in excess of 280 employees, 4 locations


B.S., Construction Management

A.S., Civil Engineering Technology

OSHA 500+510 Outreach

OSHA 30 Hour


CPR/First Aide/AED for Adults and Children

USACE Contractor Quality Control

Certified Rigging Inspector and Signal Person

MNDOT Plan Reading 2010

MNDOT Erosion and Storm Water Pollution Management Certification

CPC Level 1 Associate