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EH&S Team

Elsie Tai
Director of Risk Management Services

  • Elsie Tai is the Director of GCG Risk Management’s Health & Safety/Loss Control Department.
  • B.S. in Environmental Science/Industrial Hygiene, Cook College/Rutgers University, M.S. in Organizational Leadership, Mercy College
  • NYS Code Rule 59 Certified Health & Safety Consultant, NYS Code Rule 60 Certified Consultant for Health & Safety Programs, Early Return-to-Work Programs, Drug & Alcohol Prevention Programs
  • Author, OSHA Compliance Management for Long Term Care Facilities, CRC Press 2001
  • Visiting Academic NYU, Adjunct Professor, Mercy College, Presidents & Directors, Metro NY American Industrial Hygiene Association, (AIHA), NJ-AIHA
  • With over 20 years at GCG Risk Management, Elsie Tai specializes in Integrating FMLA, ADA, HIPAA, Labor Policies & Relations with Worker’s Comp, OSHA/DOT Compliance & Strategic Safety Management in hotels, healthcare, social services, light manufacturing, office and management environments.
  • Train-the-Trainer Workshops on Managerial & Supervisory Skills, OSHA Compliance, Return-On-Investment for Safety & Claims Management, etc.
  • Reduce company experience modifications through the implementation of Safety Programs, reducing workers’ compensation costs.

Rudolph Lu
EH&S Consultant

  • CSP (Certified Safety Professional), ALCM designation (Associate Loss Control management), B.S. Biology, Union College Schenectady, New York, MA Zoology, Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
  • NYS Code Rule 59 Certified Health & Safety Consultant
  • 35 years of Loss Control and Industrial Hygiene experience at Fireman’s Fund, The Travelers, and AIG.
  • Specializing in construction, high tech, warehousing, performing arts, hotel, social services, healthcare, light and heavy manufacturing environments.
  • Industrial Hygiene, Health & Safety Consulting
  • OSHA & other Regulatory Compliance Management, Auditing, Loss Control
  • Training, Technical and Policy Guidance & Assistance
  • Reduce company experience modifications through the implementation of Safety Programs, reducing workers’ compensation costs.

Hamid Abuzaid
EH&S Consultant

  • Master of Public Health in Environmental Health Sciences with a minor concentration in the occupational health and safety. School of Public Health, University at Albany, Albany, NY.
  • Possess professional certificates in EH&S and quality management systems from IRCA.UK, and OSHA, ARC, NASP, IIOA (ARM candidate) USA. Hamid Abuzaid also certified by NYSDOL as a safety and loss prevention consultant (CR 59).
  • Led several research projects with his former employer New York State Department of Health- Center for Environmental Health concerning radiation risks, lead poisoning and occupational health indicators in New York State.
  • Hamid deliver Safety Services – Safety Audits, Mock OSHA Inspections, Employee OSHA Training including 30 hours and 10 hours general industry Safety Training for a fluid book of GCG’s clients ranging from small businesses to large organizations across different industries.
  • Assist clients in developing, maintaining and promoting Safety Management systems, including Safety Committee, and Emergency Action Plans
  • Reduce company experience modifications through the implementation of Safety Programs, reducing workers’ compensation costs.

Ralph Ciano
EH&S Consultant

  • Formerly OSHA Officer and Supervisor, Industrial Hygienist at NYCDEP
  • NYS Code Rule 59 Certified Workplace Safety and Loss Prevention Consultant, Certified Mold Assessor
  • MS in Environmental Management, CW Post, BS in Biological Sciences, Arizona State
  • With over 20 years involved with GCG Risk Management, Ralph Ciano specializes in light and heavy manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality, construction, building management, warehousing, etc.
  • Industrial Hygiene, Health & Safety Consulting
  • OSHA & other Regulatory Compliance Management, Auditing, Loss Control
  • Reduce company experience modifications through the implementation of Safety Programs, reducing workers’ compensation costs.