Neil R. Temple, P.E., C.S.P.

Principal Consultant Since 1981


Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg, VA Bachelor of Science, 1970

Industrial Psychology

University of Maryland, College Park, MD Advanced Studies, 1974

Fire Protection Engineering


Mr. Temple is a Registered Professional Engineer in Safety (P.E.) and a Board Certified Safety Professional (C.S.P.) in Comprehensive Practice. He has over 28 years of diverse safety engineering, human factors and environmental management experience and in addition to Certification by four (4) safety & health competency boards, he is qualified as an ISO 14001 Lead Auditor for Environmental Management Systems. During his career he has managed the Safety Compliance and Inspection Program in the Mayor's Office of Safety for the City of Baltimore and served as Project Safety Director for one of the largest construction projects in the world in Jubail, Saudi Arabia. In addition to occupational and environmental safety services, Mr. Temple provides advanced system safety and human factors engineering support to high technology companies during the design and testing of military hardware, vehicles and weapons systems for the U. S. Department of Defense. Upon numerous requests, Mr. Temple has also provided expert testimony and technical litigation services to Plaintiff or Defense attorneys in accident/injury cases.

Over the last 12 years, Safety Management Associates (SMA) has performed approximately 500 facility safety, environmental management and occupational safety & health surveys for the General Services Administration (GSA). As a sub-contractor, Neil Temple, Principal Consultant for Safety Management Associates (SMA) has completed safety surveys for the General Services Administration in seven (7) GSA Regions (New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Atlanta, St. Louis, Denver and Fort Worth) that included operations and facilities in twenty-two (22) states. In 1995, 1996 and 1997, SMA successfully performed comprehensive safety, health and environmental surveys of four (4) major facilities for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in Washington, DC.

Since 1996, as part of a joint venture team, Mr. Temple has provided on-site safety engineering, occupational health and environmental management support for the Federal Bureau of Investigation Training Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Under this contract, he has developed safety policies and procedures, performed facility safety, health & environmental surveys, conducted accident investigations and provided employee safety training for the Academy. SMA performed planning, engineering support and project management for the remediation of a leaking Underground Storage Tank at the Academy that saved the FBI approximately $100,000 over the cost of an alternative plan. Mr. Temple planned, developed and implemented the FBI Academy's RCRA Hazardous Waste program including the identification and quantification of hazardous waste streams, evaluation of haz-waste storage facilities and procurement of qualified hazardous waste contractors and recyclers.

Previous Experience

1980-1981 Bechtel Corporation, Royal Saudi Commission for Jubail & Yanbu, Saudi Arabia (Employment Contract)


The Madinat Al-Jubail Al-Sinaiyah project is a planned industrial seaport city with an eventual population of 400,000. As Director, developed and enforced safety standards and regulations that were adopted by the Royal Commission to regulate and monitor construction and O&M contractors in Jubail, Saudi Arabia. Assisted the Royal Commission in the professional development of Saudi safety personnel. Responsibilities encompassed all aspects of safety within the governmental infrastructure. These duties involved safety planning and direct interface with newly developing primary and support industries. Project industrial base included petrochemical refining, steel production, power generation, industrial gas manufacturing, raw material transportation and bulk storage terminals.

1978-1980 Loss Control Management Corporation, Springfield, VA


Provided professional safety and risk management services to self-insured hospitals, local governments, and industry clients. Responsibilities included monitoring the loss and accident records of clients to identify significant trends, and planning and implementing loss control programs. Performed client program analysis and provided field services in safety engineering, industrial hygiene, product safety, and training.

1974-1978 Mayor's Office of Safety, City of Baltimore, MD


Instrumental in the planning and organization of the newly formed "Mayor's Office of Safety" in the City of Baltimore. Directly supervised five staff safety officers and coordinated the activities of five Departmental Inspectors. Planned and implemented the City's safety program for 40,000 employees. Responsible for identifying and addressing deficiencies in the areas of safety engineering, training, occupational health, and program management. Served on the Mayor's Emergency Preparedness Panel and was appointed the State OSHA Public Sector Coordinator for Baltimore City.

1973-1974 Insurance Services Office of Maryland, Baltimore, MD


Provided fire protection evaluation and rate structuring services for most insurance companies operating in Maryland. Functioned as statewide design approval authority for high technology fire protection systems in industry. Conducted field inspection and testing of fire suppression and detection installations, evaluated process hazards, and participated in the rating and evaluation of municipal fire departments.

1970-1973 Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Baltimore, MD


Regular duties encompassed planning and implementing safety programs, hazard identification surveys, accident investigations, and accident statistical analysis. Drafted technical reports and recommendations for industrial policyholders. Responsibilities included the administration and coordination of safety engineering services to large multi-location corporations. Made comprehensive safety surveys to pre-determined OSHA compliance at policyholder facilities.


Registered Professional Engineer - Safety (PE #37627) Board of Registration of Professional Engineers Commonwealth of Massachusetts - October 1993

Certified Safety Professional - Comprehensive Practice (CSP #6026) Board of Certified Safety Professionals of the Americas By Examination - October 1977

Certified Hazard Control Manager (CHCM #589) International Hazard Control Management Certification Board December 1977

Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (HSP #012) International Healthcare Safety Professional Certification Board January 1980

Certified Product Safety Manager (CPSM #197) American Board of Product Safety Management August 1981


Professional Affiliations

American Society of Safety Engineers

National Safety Management Society

Safety Council of Maryland, National Safety Council

International Institute of Safety & Health

Human Factors & Ergonomics Society

Building Officials & Code Administrators International

National Fire Protection Association

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