Eric L. Bowers
CSP, ARM, M.S. – Principal Consultant
Eric Bowers is a Principal Consultant and Founding Partner of SouthStar Risk Consulting. Eric has over 15 years of experience as a safety, health, environmental and risk management professional and consultant. Eric has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering with a specialty in Systems Safety from Texas A&M University, and a Master’s degree in Environmental Management from the University of Houston. Eric has achieved the Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and Associate Risk Manager designations (ARM), and is currently pursuing designations as a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) and Certified Professional Environmental Auditor (CPEA).
Eric served in progressively challenging positions in safety, health and environmental management for the first twelve years of his career prior to entering the consulting profession. His previous employment experience has exposed him to the mass transportation, chemical waste management, personnel staffing, and chemical manufacturing industries. Eric’s consulting services have given him a great deal of additional experience and exposure to the following industries: steel/cast iron manufacturing, oil/gas, beverage manufacturing & bottling, healthcare, cement/concrete/aggregates, restaurant/hospitality and general manufacturing.
Eric’s skill sets include safety, health and environmental auditing/inspections/surveys, technical guidance (e.g. machine guarding, lockout/tagout, etc.) training & education, program development/review, and management system evaluations.
Eric is a lifelong resident of Houston, Texas, although his work takes him across the country and around the globe periodically. He is also an active member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).