Live Training Services

General or Site-Specific / Lecture / Hands-On / Field Operations


“I have always appreciated taking classes from Patti as her infectious smile, upbeat attitude and desire to make even the most bland material as interesting as possible makes the time fly and the material as memorable as possible. Patti was meant to be a teacher/trainer and is in the top two to three people I have taken classes from over my entire 27-year career.”

 Randy R., Facilities Manager, Fortune 500 Glass Manufacturer


“We’ve been using Proactive for many years now. Patti not only brings an enthusiasm for the subjects, she brings real world experiences and a vast knowledge to back it up! In this day and age, it is important to have the most up to date information and Patti ensures that you will have it.”

John J Slovak, Environmental Coordinator, NUCOR-Vulcraft of New York


“Safety related training can be dry at times but Patti has an energy that immediately engages people. Patti’s collaborative approach helped me to develop an understanding of the material in a way that aligned with our corporate safety culture and distinct business activities. Working together with Patti, I know that I will get the best service and have a great time along the way.”

Melanie Patterson, Walker Industries



“Bryan’s energy is unbelievable. We appreciate his flexibility so that we could minimize the impact to our organization’s production requirements.”

Adam B., Facility Manager


“The training provided is not only tailored to fit the requirements of our particular industry, it is precisely engineered to be entertaining for our employees, thus keeping them engaged in the process and reaping major benefits in retention and comprehension.”

John Cieslak, Iroquois Pipeline Operating Company

Health & Safety

OSHA General Industry and Construction Standards including:

  • Hazard Communication, including Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
  • Personal Protective Equipment, including Respiratory Protection
  • Permit-Required Confined Space Entry
  • Control of Hazardous Energy (“Lockout-Tagout”) for Authorized Employees
  • Powered Industrial Truck (“Forklift”) Training and Operator Evaluations
  • OSHA Construction/General Industry 10- and 30-Hour Training Courses

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) including:

  • 40-Hour Initial Hazardous Waste Site Worker
  • 24-Hour Initial TSDF (Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facility) Worker
  • 8-Hour First Responder Operations and 24 Hour Hazmat Technician (Emergency Response)
  • 8-Hour Annual Refresher (Site Worker, TSDF and Emergency Response Operations)

Ergonomics Training and Assessments for Office, Field and Manufacturing Personnel

Laboratory and Chemical-Specific Health and Safety Training (including highly hazardous chemicals such as Hydrofluoric Acid, oxidizers, pyrophorics, acids/bases, flammable liquids/gases and carcinogens)

Chainsaw and Heavy Equipment Safety Training

Scissors/Aerial Lift Safety Training


  • RCRA Hazardous Waste Management: Generator/Transporter/TSDF
  • SARA Title III – EPCRA Reporting Procedures
  • General Environmental Topics – Air/Water/Waste/Chemical Management/ TSCA PCB/Regulated Medical Waste Management
  • ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems – EMS Development and Internal Auditing
  • NYS Pesticide Safety Training


  • Shipper and Carrier Hazardous Materials Transportation (HM-126F) – Highway/Rail/Air/Water, including IATA and IMDG Transportation of Dangerous Goods
  • Commercial Motor Vehicle Management Procedures – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Hazardous Material Security Plan Requirements


Electrical Safety, Basic —  OSHA 1910/NFPA 70E requirements, shock and arc flash hazards, demonstration of skills

Electrical Safety, Design — OSHA 1910/NFPA 70/NFPA 70E requirements, risk assessments, demonstration of skills in the calculations, of shock and arc flash incident energy levels and boundaries

Electrical Safety, Design — Designing industrial equipment to NFPA 79 requirements

Risk Assessment

Risk Assessment Training: General/ANSI B11.TR3/ISO 13849-1 standards