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Stephen Cartas

Stephen Cartas

Safety Advisor

Stephen Cartas, CSHO, Safety Advisor

After Stephen served in the Air Force, he transitioned to the Air Force Reserve where he started his safety career enforcing and writing AFOSH standards in 2012. His civilian career has included responsibilities as an occupational health and safety consultant, safety director and safety manager. As a Safety Advisor for Safety Consultants USA, he uses his extensive experience to provide our clients with employee safety training and safety consulting to create a culture of safety.

Some of Stephen’s educational and professional highlights include:

Master of Business Administration, Southern New Hampshire University, 2022

OSHA Certified Safety and Health Official (CSHO) – General Industry

  • OSHA Specialist in Safety and Health – General Industry
  • OSHA 501 – Authorized Trainer in OSHA Standards for General Industry OSHA 10/30 – General Industry 

OSHA Certified Safety and Health Official (CSHO) – Construction

  • OSHA Specialist in Safety and Health – Construction Industry
  • OSHA 500 – Authorized Trainer in OSHA Standards for Construction
  • OSHA 10/30 – Construction 

OSHA Safety and Health Authorized Trainer (ATP 191)

  • Authorized trainer for safety programs and completion cards

Additional OSHA Certifications:

  • 10/30-hour training General Industry & Construction
  • OSHA 510-Safety & Health Standards for Construction
  • OSHA 511-Safety & Health Standards for General Industry
  • OSHA 521-Guide to Industrial Hygiene
  • OSHA 2045-Machinery & Machine Guarding Standards
  • OSHA 2225-Respiratory Protection
  • OSHA 2264-Permit-Required Confined Space Entry
  • OSHA 3015-Excavation, Trenching, and Soil Mechanics
  • OSHA 3085-Principles of Scaffolding
  • OSHA 3095-Electrical Standards
  • OSHA 3115-Fall Protection

American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor

  • Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED
  • First Aid
  • Basic Life Support
  • CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers
  • Wilderness and Remote First Aid

In 2009, Stephen joined the United States Air Force as Armament Systems Technician loading B-52/F-16s. Stephen completed three combat deployments to Afghanistan in support of Operations Enduring Freedom, Freedom Sentinel and Inherit Resolve

Air Force Overview

  • Secret Security Clearance
  • Outstanding Unit Award
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Achievement Medal
  • Afghanistan Campaign Medal
  • Unit Safety Advisory Council
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Commander’s Coin for Service Above and Beyond
  • Air Force Training Ribbon
  • Certified Armaments Systems Technician
  • Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps
  • Over 500 volunteer hours of service for Airmen Against Drunk Driving

In his spare time, Stephen enjoys hockey and volunteers at his Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 5074. Stephen earned his Eagle Scout in 2008 and has dedicated over 500 hours of service to the VFW Post 5074 as the Scouting Liaison. He also serves as their Scouting Chairman since May 2021. Stephen is also in charge of flag retirements for his Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.