Director of Safety
Geoff’s responsibilities include managing a team of safety professionals and overseeing the day-to-day operation of the safety department. He reviews and updates S.A. Comunale’s safety policies to help ensure regulatory compliance.
Geoff also coaches and trains employees on all aspects of safety, conducts field audits to help ensure compliance, and works with senior leadership to plan future safety projects.
Geoff has specialized in safety for more than ten years. His safety career began in the pipe and tube mill in 2009 where he held positions as Safety Coordinator and Safety Manager.
Geoff was a project lead for both hourly employees and upper management on a $250,000 safety capital project that improved the overall machine guarding on all equipment. Geoff joined SAC in 2018 as Safety Manager.
Geoff holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Akron. He is an authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer and a trainer for behavior-based safety. He is also a certified alert, lockdown, inform, counter, evacuate (ALICE) Instructor.
Geoff received the Rising Star of Safety award in 2018 from the National Safety Council, and has achieved certification as an Associate Safety Professional. He is also pursuing certification from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.
In his downtime, Geoff enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids. Although an avid golfer, Geoff’s motto is “family comes first.” He also coaches youth sports.