David Martin is a workplace safety trainer and consultant, providing safety services at workplaces of all kinds. He retired from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after a 30 year career with the agency. He served as a Compliance Assistance Specialist, and Assistant Area Director, OSHA inspector and an OSHA Training Specialist. He has taught at businesses, schools and colleges and at construction sites and mines. During his career with OSHA he investigated accidents and fatalities, and completed 1100 OSHA inspections at industrial facilities, construction sites, health care facilities, underground and surface mines, and nuclear power sites. He has testified in legal proceedings before the OSHA Review Commission and has served as a technical expert in worker compensation cases. He was a Training Specialist for the Mine Safety and Health Administration for 8 years, and completed four safety assignments as an occupational safety and health technical expert in China and Indonesia for the International Labor Organization (ILO), where he helped establish and evaluate training institutes for workplace and mine inspectors. He volunteered as an OSHA inspector at the World Trade Center disaster recovery.
Authorized by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry to provide training for Certified Workplace Safety Committees. He is a member of the Central Pennsylvania Safety Association, and the Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association, and holds a Master of Education degree from the University of the Philippines, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Providence College. He has been a keynote and featured speaker at conferences, seminars and safety classes across the United States and in China and Indonesia.