SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Risk Control Consultant Chuck Simpson will speak at the OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference on Wednesday, November 30 at 2 p.m. at the Hilton Americas in Houston, Texas.

Chuck Simpson of EPIC
The Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference gathers key decision makers within management an executive positions to foster a better understanding of how industry and OSHA can work together to improve safety performance through cooperation, best practices, knowledge sharing and relationship building.

In his presentation “ANSI Z-390 Hydrogen Sulfide Training Requirements Update,” Simpson will discuss the latest updates, particularly around Occupational Exposure Level vs. Threshold Limit Value and the new edition’s take on the levels of training and instructor qualification.

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About Chuck Simpson, Senior Risk Control Consultant, EPIC:

Simpson is a health and safety professional with more than 30 years of experience helping companies develop and implement risk management systems in a variety of industries.

Prior to joining EPIC, Simpson served as president of Work Safe International, LLC where he worked on both on- and off-shore projects in the United States, Mexico, Canada, South America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

Simpson has experience in the sulfur operations, pipeline, fabrication, oil and gas drilling, vessel operations and food processing industries. He is a certified safety professional (CSP) and a widely recognized expert on Contractor Safety Management, OSHA Recordkeeping and Hydrogen Sulfide Safety. He has presented lectures at the ASSE Safety Professional Development Conference and Exposition, OSHA Oil and Gas Safety Conference, the International Conference on Offshore Safety, the Gulf Coast Safety and Training Group, and the Sulphur Institute’s Sulphur World Symposium in the United Arab Emirates.

Simpson is an active participant in the American Society of Safety Engineers, Gulf Coast Safety Training Group and serves as Chairman for the ANSI Z390 Hydrogen Sulfide Training Committee. He earned his bachelor’s degree in international studies from the University of South Alabama.

About OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference:

OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference is a 2-day event being held from November 29 to 30, 2016 at the Hilton Americas in Houston, Texas. This event showcases products like improving safety in the Oil and Gas Industry through cooperative educational programming provided by DOL OSHA, Oil and Gas Industry and other Government and Regulatory Agencies. Building a productive and collaborative relationship between the Oil and Gas Industry and Regulatory Agencies through the sharing of best practices etc. in the Petroleum, Oil & Gas industry.

About EPIC:

EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property and casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. EPIC has created a values-based, client-focused culture that attracts and retains top talent, fosters employee satisfaction and loyalty and sustains a high level of customer service excellence. EPIC team members have consistently recognized their company as a “Best Place to Work” in multiple regions and as a “Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry” nationally.

EPIC now has more than 850 team members operating from offices across the U.S., providing Property Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 13,000 clients.

With more than $250 million in revenues, EPIC ranks among the top 20 retail insurance brokers in the United States. Backed by the Carlyle Group, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country.

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