Matt Towne is President and lead consultant of Northeast Industrial Safety Systems.
For 28 years, he worked as a safety professional in a wide variety of industrial, construction and non-profit settings both in the US and internationally. He is experienced in safety program design, implementation and monitoring for a wide variety of industrial and construction settings including MIT, Bixby International, Turbocam International, Turning Point, Chart Industries, Appvion Paper, Fraser Paper, Twin Rivers Paper, and Tyco International (where he was a recipient of a Tyco Excellence Award).
Matt has been a certified safety professional by the Bureau of Certified Safety Professionals since 1994 and is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers.
He is a Registered Nurse with 20 years of emergency and occupational experience which provides him with a unique insight into the ramifications of workplace injuries for workers and their families.
He has designed programs as a site safety manager, a division safety manager, corporate safety manager and finally as a consultant in a wide variety of industries. As a major part of these roles, he has been lead auditor and has taught others on how to audit their own programs to assure that programs stay on track.
At NISS, Matt maintains extensive contacts with other professionals when additional expertise is needed for specific risks.