Transportation & Safety Expert

41 Woodside Avenue

Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604 

914 645 9631


  • Designed and constructed propane plant with the only 30,000 gallon vertical storage tanks on the East Coast. Responsible for construction of several propane facilities.
  • Wrote company safety compliance manual & operations and maintenance manual.
  • Developed and implemented a full service leasing program along with maintenance program.
  • Recognized for No Accidents In 1990. National Private Truck Council "Private Fleet Executive of the Year."
  • As a Chemtrec Emergency Response Consultant, extinguished a major propane truck fire on Long Island (newspaper articles available).
  • Customized Propane Emergency Response Training To Include Real Life Scenarios
  • Recognized by industry colleagues for expertise in emergency response education
  • Established and operated the first propane conversion center in New Jersey.
  • Certified Fire Instructor For Propane Emergencies Fire and Leak Control Training



  • Develop and administer educational programs for in-house training, customer training and fire service training.
  • Responsible for plant safety, OSHA requirements, DOT, Health and Safety Plans
  • Conduct hazardous materials emergency response programs and training.
  • Plan and implement transport operations for bulk transportation from refineries.
  • Expert witness and investigator, providing expert testimony in court proceedings for: incidents, accidents and injuries involving, but not limited to, heavy truck-cranes, hydraulics, maintenance, repair, regulations, compensation claims and propane related accidents.
  • See professional affiliates.



  • Reorganized fleet for implementation of an affordable preventive maintenance program and computerized management system.
  • Instituted driver education programs
  • Established a self-sufficient in-house repair department to Include: meter repair of tank trucks & equipment; in-house warranty work with Ford for light, medium and heavy duty trucks; in-house meter proving, pneumatic and hydrostatic testing of tank trucks.
  • Initiated an academic program for propane and natural gas carburetion which included a 162 question exam to certify propane carburetion technicians.



  • Transportation Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Workers Compensation Law
  • Fire Science and Litigation (DRI)



2013 - Present


1985 - 2013


1980 - 1985


1975 - 1980



1970 - 1975





Silverback Consulting & Propane University


PARACO GAS, Director of Transportation & Safety Operations


ALTERNATIVE FUEL SYSTEMS, INC., Vice President of Engineering


SOLE PROPRIETOR, Automotive Repair Center and Propane Conversion Center






Lincoln Technical Institute, Masters in Equipment Management

Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Managing Fleet Safety

St. Clair College of Applied Arts and Technology

Practicing Law Institute  


Fire & Safety Training:

Hazmat Team Inc. Hazardous Materials Specialist & 

Hazmat Team Inc Incident Command & Instructor
NJ State Police Level 4 Hazardous Materials Specialist.
Association of American Railroads Tank Car Specialist
New York State Fire Academy, Hazmat Emergency Response Training,
Arson Investigation, IAAI
Forensic Fire Scene Reconstruction
NFPA 921 Certification
NFPA 1033 Qualifications
NFPA 1403
Lion Tech, Hazardous Materials Safety Course
NWSA Legal Issues Classes
ProChem Co., Hydrostatic Testing Procedures
Lion Tech, Underground Storage Tank Course
United States Department of Commerce, Meter Proving Liquid and Vapor
American Meter Co., Meter Repair Inspection & Calibration


Fleet Management Training:
NYS, DMV Master Instructor Course for Federal Emissions Systems Diagnosis.
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence
General Motors Division
Lincoln Technical Institute, Automotive Transmission, ASE Certification
ThermoKing Corp., Automotive Air Conditioning
New Jersey Institute of Technology, Vehicle Maintenance Management
Diversified Fuel Components Limited, 50 hour academic program
National Technical Schools, Comprehensive Electronics Course
Northwestern University Traffic Institute
Personnel Law and Transportation Law




New York State Hazardous Material Emergency Response Team for Propane Gas

CHEMTREC Registered Emergency Responder

National Fire Protection Association

Propane Gas Defense Association

Defense Research Institute DRI

American Trucking Association

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Safety Management Council

National Motorists Association

Defense Research Institute (DRI)

International Society Of Fire Service Instructors

International Association of Arson Investigators

International Fire Marshal's Association



  • See Addendum Available upon request

Contact Us Today!

To schedule an appointment or find out more about the services we offer, please call 914-645-9631 or send us an email at  hazmat1075@silverbackconsultingllc.com


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41 Woodside Avenue

Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey



Phone: 914-645-9631

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