We are proud to have these experienced instructors on our team.
President and Founder
Mr. Bowen has extensive experience providing exam review and fundamental health and safety courses. He is committed to ensuring you receive the highest quality instruction and are well prepared after the course. His support extends well beyond the dates of instruction.
Ms. Eubanks is a former OSHA compliance officer with expertise as a safety and health consultant working with a variety of industries including health care, manufacturing, and government agencies. She has several years experience teaching for Bowen EHS, the SC Chapter of National Safety Council, and Midlands Technical College.
Mr. Supples has over 30 years of experience in occupational safety, IH, and quality improvement. He is the founder of Applied Improvement Technologies, LLC with clients representing aerospace manufacturing, service sector, and consumer products. Mr. Supples' goal is to create "defining learning moments" for Bowen EHS clients in a way that they say "wow, that was cool!"
Mr. Pate has over 5 years of environmental health and safety experience in academic, research and healthcare settings in both the public and private sector. Mr. Pate's EHS experience has ranged from from collection and management of radioactive, chemical, and biologic waste streams for a major research university to management of a comprehensive EHS program for a large multi-facility health system. Mr. Pate has been responsible for the development and delivery of a variety of EHS training topics, and his goal is to assist Bowen EHS clients in achieving their professional development goals. Outside of work, Mr. Pate enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters and is working towards completion of a Doctorate in Public Health in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences.
Mr. Abrams is a practicing Certified Industrial Hygienist who takes a practical and pragmatic approach to the challenges of occupational health and safety in today's economy. He has served as an instructor in respiratory protection, 40 Hour Hazwoper and Emergency Response, and other topics of occupational safety and health at the NIOSH Funded, North Carolina, Upper Midwest, and Pacific Northwest Educational Resource Centers. He is also a Registered Specialist in Exposure Assessment Strategy.
Mr. Edens has over 20 years of EHS experience in manufacturing and construction. He is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) with a Master of Science in Public Health. Mr. Edens founded Edens EHS in 2013, a company that provides the support necessary for companies to comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations.
Mr. Rusch is currently a Health & Safety Manager at the Birchwood Power Facility, a 242-MW Coal Fired Unit in King George, VA. He received his MS in Industrial Hygiene at the University of Cincinnati, preceded by a BS in Industrial Hygiene at Clarkson University. He obtained both the CIH and CSP certifications in 2012 and has practiced Industrial Hygiene and Safety for nearly 10 years. After graduate school he joined the GE leadership program for young EHS professionals. After two rotations, one in nuclear fuel manufacturing and one in aero-derivative gas turbine manufacturing, he took a position in the power generation industry. When the Operations and Maintenance contract to the site was sold, he joined, and is currently employed by NAES Corporation.
Dr. Mirza Munir Ahmed is currently an Operations Manager for NOMAC First National Operation and Maintenance Company of Saudi Arabia . He is a PhD scholar and an author of more than 50 research articles. As an expert in Occupational Health & Safety and Risk and Safety Analysis model development, Dr. Ahmed has successfully implemented Behavior Based Safety Culture and Climate Survey programs in many organizations. He has worked with various groups of employees to change their unsafe behaviors into safe behaviors. Along with his full-time work, he supervises PhD and masters students.