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Thomas Ray, CSP, CUSP

Thomas Ray, CSP, CUSP

Thomas Ray, CSP, CUSP, is a safety specialist for City Utilities in Springfield, Mo. He has more than 23 years of safety and incident investigation experience and can be reached at


10 Tips for Better Incident Investigations

Several years ago, when I was serving as chief investigator for the NIOSH-funded Missouri Occupational Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Program, I was called to a scene where a 39-year-old journeyman lineman had been electrocuted while working for an electrical contractor. At the time of the incident, the lineman, his co-worker and the foreman had […]