Harper College

Meet Our Faculty

All safety awareness courses are taught by highly experienced, proven, and trained individuals who have completed advanced training in the areas of occupational safety and health. Our instructors bring extensive and direct work experience to each class, along with various industry-recognized certifications, and in some cases, OSHA-authorized outreach trainers.

Tami Gilbert
    • Tami Gilbert is a workplace safety trainer/consultant and is an OSHA-authorized trainer for OSHA 10-hour and OSHA 30-hour for General and Construction Industries. She also consults with many Illinois companies on preventing workplace accidents and injuries. Tami is a registered nurse and holds MSN and MBA degrees.

Juan Galvan
    • Juan Galvan is an outreach construction trainer/consultant, offering safety training that pertains to OSHA regulatory standards. He has extensive experience as a safety manager in the construction industry. With over 20 years of firsthand knowledge and experience in the construction trades, he also specializes in the area of heavy highway construction and safety. Juan has taught OSHA 10, Fall Protection, Focus 4, Focus5, Excavation Safety for the Competent Person, and other workplace safety classes. In addition, Juan is bi-lingual and offers some classes in Spanish.

 Robin Coyne Photo
    • Robin Coyne is a certified industrial hygienist and a health and safety consultant authorized to provide OSHA Outreach Training. Robin has extensive real-world health and safety experience, having led safety programs in a variety of industries including chemicals, warehousing, metal fabrication, printing and woodworking. Robin is a member of the National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine. She holds a BS in biomedical engineering and an MBA.

Brent Bryden
    • Brent Bryden is the Owner of InterActive Safety Solutions in Rockford, IL with 37 years of experience in general industry, working in the following capacities: raw materials handler and stock room clerk, sub assembly machine operator, maintenance mechanic hazardous and non-hazardous waste handler, environmental health & safety project coordinator, environmental health & safety engineer, facility project coordinator, and former state licensed first responder. Brent is also a safety instructor for the National Safety Education Center and National Consultant for J.J. Keller.

      He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration along with other certificates, and is a member of the American Society of Safety Professionals.

      Brent is the provider of 10- and 30-hour general industry OSHA classes and works to provide affordable, employee development through training & risk assessment implementation.

      He is the provider of multifunctional manufacturing support with a passion toward the effective management of EHS programs for employees & the companies they represent. His focus is to provide continuous improvement in safety training and provides assistance to all businesses to identify, predict, decide & execute EHS solutions specializing in on-site & off-site training & assessments implementation.

Contact us

Email: safetytraining@harpercollege.edu

Call: 847.925.6023

Last Updated: 12/14/23