About Us

Our Experience

Zach has spent 15 years in the health and safety field and is the principal of The Hansmann Group. He is also currently the contractor safety manager at Michigan State University and previously served as the Environmental Coordinator for the University, where he was responsible for campus-wide compliance with asbestos, lead, and other hazardous material requirements.  He holds degrees from Michigan State University in Human Biology (BS) and Construction Management (MS), and is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in Planning, Design, and Construction, studying the owner’s involvement in construction safety.

Our Approach

We work with businesses and project owners to evaluate their independent contractor risk, and develop management strategies to reduce risk while limiting liability. This tailored approach to contractor risk management ensures your interaction with contractors improves safety performance, controls host exposure, and ultimately drives down cost.

Certifications and Memberships

Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

Zach is a Certified Safety Professional with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals

Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM)

Zach holds the Certified Hazardous Materials Manager with the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management

Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer

Zach is an Authorized Outreach Instructor with the Great Lakes OSHA Education Center

American Society of Safety Professionals - Mid-Michigan

Michigan Safety Conference

American Society of Safety Professionals