Blake Mecham has a degree in Occupational Safety and Health and is a long-time safety trainer and risk consultant at Safety Provisions, Inc. (Home of the Hard Hat Training Series; hardhattraining.com). As such, he travels the country offering risk assessments and other services, and training workers on a variety of safety topics across the various industries (construction, general industry, maritime, government, etc.). Training topics include but are not limited to: heavy equipment operator safety (forklifts, aerial lifts, cranes, earth movers, etc.), fall protection, lockout/tagout, violence in the workplace, active shooter, and the like. With his experience and education, he continues to play an integral role in the on-going development of the Hard Hat Training Series, a collection of online training classes and customizable training kits designed to help employers trainer their own crew in a cost-effective manner. These OSHA-compliant programs are used all over the globe by companies large and small, from the University of Maryland to the City of Atlanta, Coca Cola, NASA, and more.