Peter Simon

Peter-Simon-Leadership-Team-PortraitCertified Safety Professional (CSP) Peter Simon is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) with 20 years’ experience in various aspects of public safety and health. Peter began his career as a professional fire fighter and emergency medical technician (EMT). Throughout the course of his career Peter has physically put construction material in place, responded to construction emergencies, evaluated buildings for public/worker safety and helped plan major construction projects around NYC. Peter’s work has been featured in the AGC Cornerstone, where he has written about Local Law 196 in the Spring 2018 edition, Tenant Protection Plans in the Winter 2018 edition, and Competent Persons in the Spring 2019 edition.


Professional Profile:

Education: Juris Doctor Degree, Master of Public Health: Environmental and Occupational Science 

First job outside of construction safety: Professional Firefighter

First job in construction safety or allied field: Construction Worker

What do you do now? I currently assist with the planning of major construction projects and risk management in the construction field.

How do you unwind from a busy day? Continuing education

Favorite author: Ernest Hemingway

Favorite movie: Backdraft

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “Searching for Sugar Man” by Rodriguez

One word to describe your work environment: Collaborative

Rules to live by in business: “Don’t burn bridges”

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