Category Archives: Personnel News

LJB’s Veena Madineni Among First to Achieve New Road Safety Certification

LJB traffic engineer Veena Madineni has passed the Transportation Professional Certification Board (TPCB)’s inaugural Road Safety Professional – Level I certification exam, becoming one of the first certified Road Safety Professionals. Developed by the TPCB in collaboration with transportation and safety organizations in the United States and Canada, Road Safety Professional (RSP) certification is intended “to recognize road safety as a profession, to establish a recognized level of practice and knowledge,...
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Thom Kramer Named Chair of ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection Standards Committee

After serving on the ANSI/ASSP Z359 fall protection standards committee for more than 14 years, LJB’s Thom Kramer was recently voted unanimously to chair the committee. As committee chair, Kramer will oversee development of fall protection and fall restraint standards designed to prevent injuries to workers at height. The standards cover everything from fall protection program management to fall protection training to individual equipment components. A dually registered professional engineer and certified...
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LJB’s Thom Kramer Wins President’s Award from ASSP

At this year's Safety 2018 Professional Development Conference, hosted by the newly renamed American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), LJB principal Thom Kramer was honored with the 2017-2018 President's Award. The society's outgoing president selects President's Award recipients who have advanced the American Society of Safety Professionals and the safety profession through their contributions, dedication and leadership. As inscribed on the award plaque, Thom was specifically honored for "his dedication to safety standards,...
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LJB CEO Rod Sommer Nominated as Vice Chair of ACEC Ohio

For years, LJB has been committed to the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) and its quest to advocate for a better economic and regulatory climate, while improving business practices for member companies. After serving on the ACEC Ohio Board as an At-Large Director and Secretary-Treasurer, LJB CEO Rod Sommer has now been nominated to serve as Vice Chair. To date, Rod has provided leadership as chair of ACEC Ohio’s Chapter...
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