Steve is a Partner with ERM, Inc. based out of Cincinnati, OH. He has over 28 years of experience in environmental, health and safety consulting with a focus in development and implementation of Process Safety Management (PSM) and Risk Management Planning (RMP) programs. Steve has designed, implemented and/or audited PSM/RMP programs for a variety of industrial clients in various sectors including semiconductor manufacturing and high-tech. In addition to a strong focus on OSHA’s PSM Standard and EPA’s RMP Rule, Mr. Hawkins has extensive work globally with Risk Based Process Safety (RBPS) programs for clients in the following countries: Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, China, Japan, the Netherlands, Singapore, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom. Steve has a BSME from Clemson University and is a Certified Professional Environmental Auditor (CPEA) and Certified Process safety Auditor (CPSA).