Cole, Wayne

At UW-Whitewater


Outside interests include fishing, hunting, biking, hiking, camping and boating.


  • M.S. Occupational Safety (Fero Salus Honor Society), University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
  • B.S. Business Administration (Magna Cum Laude), Cardinal Stritch University
  • OSHA Outreach Training Instructor, Industrial and Construction



  • Construction safety
  • Aging workforce


  • American Society of Safety Engineers (Wisconsin Chapter)
  • National Safety Council
    • Current offices
      • Member of Board of Delegates
      • Chair - College and University Strategic Advisory Group
    • Past offices
      • Trustee
      • Lead Technical Advisor for Education and Research group
      • Executive Committee, Educational Resources Division
      • Chair, Occupational Safety and Health Section, Educational Resources Division
      • Vice-Chair, Educational Resources Division and member of the Board of Delegates
      • Chair, Educational Resources Division and member of the Board of Delegates


  • Professional Safety Magazine
    • Co-author: Educating Construction Safety Professionals, A Collaborative Model, July, 2006
  • Safety and Health Magazine
    • Interview article – A New Breed of Safety Professional
    • Opinion article addressing “Common Sense” in Safety

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