About Us


Our Experience

Dr. Zach Hansmann 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 and an Adjunct Faculty member at Michigan State University. He 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 (B.S.), Construction Management (M.S.), and Planning, Design, and Construction (Ph.D.), where his research focused on the owner’s involvement in construction safety. Dr. Hansmann's complete resume is available at the link at the bottom of the page.


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)


Dr. Hansmann is a Certified Safety Professional with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals

Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM)


Dr. Hansmann holds the Certified Hazardous Materials Manager with the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management

Associate in Risk Management (ARM)


Dr. Hansmann has completed the Associate in Risk Management program from the Institutes, widely recognized as the premier risk management credential

Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer


Dr. Hansmann is an Authorized Outreach Instructor with the Great Lakes OSHA Education Center

American Society of Safety Professionals - Mid-Michigan


Dr. Hansmann is active with the local Mid-Michigan chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals.

American Society of Safety Professionals


Dr. Hansmann is a Professional Member of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP).

Michigan Safety Conference

Michigan Safety Conference Logo

Dr. Hansmann sits on the Board of Directors for the Michigan Safety Conference and is currently serving as the Executive Secretary/Treasurer.

Sigma Lambda Chi

Sigma Lambda Chi

Sigma Lambda Chi is a scholastic honor society that recognizes  academic achievement among students in the field of construction  management

Download Dr. Hansmann's Complete Resume

Dr. Hansmann's BCSP Badge (Click for Details)