Instructors

ENSA North America professionals are committed to a strong company training policy that adheres to our “4D” philosophy, which conforms to BWEA guidelines and ANSI Z490.1 training criteria. We work directly with employees and managers in designing, developing, deploying and delivering (4D) world- class training that results in a safety culture that supports your corporate mission.

Our ENSA Instructor Professional Development Program requires that each instructor complete a minimum of 40 hours of professional/technical continuing education each year. Education that includes 3rd party evaluation and the upgrading of instructor certification is the foundation of our continuous improvement philosophy.

Instructors are certified under IRATA or SPRAT rope access programs, and confined space rescue procedures; hold OSHA 30 hour Certificates and First Aid/CPR/AED certifications and are continuously trained under manufacture training programs for;

  • North Safety (Confined Space Equipment)
  • Draeger (Confined Space)
  • Tractel (Descent/Rescue Equipment)
  • Elk River (Descent/Rescue Equipment)
  • Uniline (Descent/Rescue Equipment)
  • DEUS (Descent/Rescue Equipment)
  • SKYLOTEC (Descent/Rescue Equipment)

Committee Work

  • ENSA Instructors have been involved within ANSI Z359 and CAN/CSA Z259 Fall protection standards development for over 10 years.
  • Participation within AWEA and CANWEA. We are currently leading a sub-committee within the Wind Energy Training Coalition for work at height and confined space.

Meet Our Instructors:

Tom Sutton, KVCC

Tom Sutton, KVCC

Tom Sutton Kalamazoo Michigan Tom brings with him 20 years of fire fighting experience where he is a command officer and delivers training to the department personnel as part of his duties. For the past 10 years, Tom has developed and oversees the Wind Turbine Technician Academy at Kalamazoo Valley Community College and delivers ENSA(…)

Rob Siegel, Executive Director

Rob Siegel, Executive Director

Rob Siegel has over 15 years of hands-on training and skills-development experience as a Work-at-Height professional. Rob got started in this industry when he experienced what can happen when working at height without proper rescue training can lead to a life-changing event. While on a job-site, Rob witnessed a friend and worker fall from a(…)

Nick Jones – Director of Training

Nick Jones – Director of Training

Here we come! Nick Jones rejoins ENSA as Director of Training and Curriculum Development. He teams up with his long-time colleague and extreme guy Rob Siegel as of May 1st, 2013. To sum everything up – it would be the little catch phrase we have used in the past that best suits Nick – “With(…)

Steve Brown, Chief Instructor

Steve Brown, Chief Instructor

When you meet Steve for the first time your trust level goes up 1000 feet and you wonder if you knew him in a previous life. A true family man, Steve balances his life between his love of nature, organic farming, family and his extreme nature. Steve is a serious climber and route developer of(…)