Dr. David Wilbanks

Courses Taught at Murray State:

OSH 387 OSHA Standards for General Industry and Construction
OSH 445 Fundamentals of Loss Control
OSH 636 Transportation Safety
OSH 640 Safety and Health Program Management and Training
OSH 645 Loss Control Measurement and Management

Education:

B.S., Occupational Safety and Health, Murray State University, Murray, KY
M.P.H., Environmental Health Sciences, Tulane University, New Orleans LA
Ph.D., Safety Sciences, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

Certification and Licensure:

Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Board of Certified Safety Professionals
Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) Association of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals

Publications, Presentations, and Awards:

-Common Safety Myths. Article, Occupational Hazards, 2001.
-Facilitating Loss Control By Using A Process Approach to Training. Article, Bests Safety Directory 2001.
-A Tribute to Frank Bird, Jr. Opinion Editorial, Accident Prevention, 2007.
-Minimizing the Risk of Worker Falls from Flat Bed Trailer Applications, American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition, Presentation, 2010.
-Major Incident Control Through Personal Risk Analysis, Presentation, National Safety Council Congress, September 2013.
-Preventing Major Injuries, Observations on Theory, Models & a Path Ahead. Article, Professional Safety Journal, November 2013.
-ASSE Professional Development Conference. Technical Writing Excellence Award, 2014.
-Pulp and Paper Safety Association, 71st Annual Safety Conference, Invited Program Speaker, June 2014.
-Prevention Through Design, A Curriculum Model to Facilitate Hazard Analysis & Risk Assessment, Article, Professional Safety Journal, April 2015.
-The Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Relevant to OSH Practice? Article, Professional Safety Journal, February, 2016.
Contributing Author:
-Bird Jr., F. E., Germain, G. L., & Clark, M. D. (2003). Practical Loss Control Leadership. Duluth, Georgia: Det Norske Veritas (U.S.A.), Inc.
-Wachter, J. (2014). Ethics for the Safety and Health Professional: Approaches and Cases Studies. Falls Church, VA. AIHA.

Professional Experience Prior to Murray State:

Corporate Safety & Health Manager, Gerdau Long Steel North America, Tampa, FL, 2004 - 2017
Operations Manager, Principal Consultant, Det Norske Veritas (DNV), U.S.A., Inc., 1996 – 2004
Senior Consultant, Det Norske Veritas (DNV), U.S.A., Inc., 1990 – 1994

Related Experience and Early Career:

On-site and corporate mining and steel industry safety and health program management:
Dravo Natural Resources, Mobile, Alabama,
Atlantic Steel, Atlanta, Georgia,
Round Mountain Gold Corporation, Round Mountain, Nevada

Contact Information:
Office Address: 150 Industry and Technology Center
Office Phone: 270-809-2263
Office Fax: 270-809-3630
Email: dwilbanks@murraystate.edu