Instructors

Our instructors are respected professionals with years of experience as hazardous materials contractors and consultants. They combine depth of knowledge with practical, tested approaches to real-world problems and concerns.

Many of our courses are taught by teams of two of more instructors, so that students benefit from a variety of perspectives, experiences, and problem-solving approaches.

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C.E.O. / Director of Training Hazard Management Services, Inc.Modesto

Biographical Info

Mr. Sharp is the CEO and Director of Training for HMS, Inc. Michael provides training at various HMS, Inc. facilities, as well as throughout the State of California and the Nation. Mr. Sharp has been with HMS, Inc. since its inception in 1984. He has conducted asbestos and lead inspections for more than 30 years. Mr. Sharp is the former Director of Training, as well as an instructor, at UC Berkeley’s Center for Occupation and Environmental Health’s Asbestos and Lead Paint Training Programs (These programs were closed by the University at the end of 2016).

Mr. Sharp, under HMS, Inc. training program teaches all of the initial and refresher AHERA courses (Contractor Supervisor, Building Inspector/Management Planner, Project Designer, and Worker). Mr. Sharp has also developed and conducted asbestos, lead and mold training courses for Architects, Construction Managers, Building Owners and Contractors.

Mr. Sharp graduated from Chico State in June of 1988 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Communications with an emphasis in database systems. Mr. Sharp has since become a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and has designed the inspection and project management databases used in the field by HMS, Inc. personnel.

Certifications

  • Cal/OSHA Certified Asbestos Consultant
  • California Department of Public Health Certified Instructor
  • CDPH Certified: Lead Inspector, Risk Assessor, Project Supervisor, Project Monitor
  • US EPA Accredited: Building Inspector, Management Planner, Contractor Supervisor, and Project Designer
  • US EPA and Cal/OSHA Accredited Instructor
  • NIOSH 582 (PCM Analysis)
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Vice President / General Manager Hazard Management Services, Inc.Fresno
Work Phone: (559) 436-0277

Biographical Info

Mr. Stevens has been with HMS, Inc. since 1988 and is currently Senior Vice President/General Manager. His prior experience was with Twining Laboratories, Western States Testing, U.S. Testing and involved in various soils and concrete testing capacities, and as department manager for U.S. Testing’s asbestos consultation program. Mr. Stevens opened HMS, Inc.’s Fresno office in 1989 and has served our clients in the area since that time. He has significant independent experience in managing HMS, Inc.’s affairs in this area. He has managed over 500 abatement projects since he joined HMS, Inc. Mr. Stevens has taken continuing education courses including, Air Sampling, Environmental Site Assessment, and Indoor Air Quality courses. Mr. Stevens served in the United States Air Force for 7 years.

Certifications

  • Cal/OSHA Certified Asbestos Consultant
  • CDPH Certified Lead Inspector, Risk Assessor, Project Supervisor, Project Monitor
  • US EPA Accredited: Building Inspector, Management Planner, Contractor Supervisor, and Project Designer
  • US EPA and Cal/OSHA Accredited Trainer
  • US EPA Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule Certified Renovator
  • NIOSH 582 (PCM Analysis)
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Lead Insulator UC Berkeley Physical Plant/Facilities Services (since 1998)

Biographical Info

Began work as an asbestos and lead abatement supervisor in 1987. At UC Berkeley, has performed assessment, abatement, and demolition work of all kinds. Instructed and helped develop hands-on workshops in UC Berkeley’s Asbestos and Lead Training program from 2008-2016.

Certifications

AHERA accredited Asbestos Building Inspector, Management Planner, Contractor/Supervisor, and Project Designer
CDPH Certified Lead Supervisor and Project Monitor

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Principal, CMS Environmental Services

Biographical Info

Consultant with over 30 years’ experience in hazardous materials inspection, assessment, and abatement project management.

Certifications

Cal-DOSH Certified Asbestos Consultant
CDPH Certified Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor

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