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12/10/2021 - Construction Safety & Health Programs

Construction sites include a large number of hazards for workers and those nearby. Safety management at TRC helps to oversee the daily activities that take place around construction projects both ...

Staff Profile

Colin J. Brigham


Senior Consultant


  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Marquette University, 1986
  • B.S., Environmental Studies, Springfield College, 1972


  • Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE), 1995
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), 1990
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), 1980
  • Certified Professional Environmental Auditor (CPEA), 2000
  • Certified Safe Patient Handling Professional (CSPHP), 2011
  • Pennsylvania Qualified Service Provider, Dept. of Labor & Industry – 1295Q

Professional Organizations

  • American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), Fellow 2008
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HF&ES)
  • American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
  • Board Member of Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC), 1981-1986, Representative for the National Safety Council
  • Member of AIHA Ergonomics Committee 1988-1991, 1994-1996, 2001-Current, Chair 2010-2011
  • Contributing Member of AIHA Noise Committee, 1980-1982
  • National Safety Council (NSC) Power Press and Forging Section, 1975-1979; Newsletter Editor, 1978-1979; Member 1975-1982 and 2000-2002
  • President - Philadelphia Section of AIHA, 1999-2000
  • President - Association of Safe Patient Handling Professionals (ASPHP), 2012-2013 and Board of Directors 2014-2015

Technical Specialties

Mr. Brigham has 39 years of experience as a safety and health professional with significant expertise in these areas:

  • Ergonomics
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Workers’ Compensation Cost Control
  • Health and Safety Audits/OHSMS Review and Implementation
  • OSHA Voluntary Protection Programs
  • Hearing Conservation (including Noise Control)
  • Machinery Safeguarding
  • LOTO Programs
  • Health and Safety Program, Policy, and Procedure Development
  • Training (OSHA Authorized Trainer)
  • Contractor Safety
  • Job Hazard Analysis
  • Litigation Support
  • Safe Patient Handling Assessments and Programs

Presentation & Publication

Mr. Brigham has written, published and presented many articles pertaining to his areas of expertise in ergonomics, workers' compensation cost control, incident investigation, and noise assessments and control.