About

Our History

Maintaining an exceptional safety record is an absolute expectation in today’s workforce. Here in Tampa Bay and throughout Central Florida, companies realize that having a strong safety record is not just an asset to their organization. Strong safety performance is the cornerstone of cultivating higher productivity, profitability, and overall success.

The team of highly trained and experienced safety consultants at Safety Solutions & Supply is here to facilitate safety enhancements in any organization. Our professional staff provides onsite and offsite advisory services, a full range of regulatory training courses and certification, and product solutions to meet your company’s specific safety compliance needs. Our team allows you to confidently maintain a high level of compliance, on-the-job and throughout your organization.

Our professionals are uniquely qualified to develop your personnel through training programs, as well as provide general consulting, program development, and customized support. We are pleased to support clients in many different fields including industrial and commercial construction, mining, power generation, industrial maintenance, manufacturing, and much more throughout Tampa, St. Petersburg, Central Florida, and nationwide.

Our safety services company prides itself on our ability to develop custom safety solutions that address the particular needs of our wide range of clients. When it comes to safety consulting services, we offer both contract safety personnel for specific project management, and also embedded safety consulting on a case-by-case basis. The flexible scheduling of our services allows our clients to have our qualified safety professionals, supported by our established safety consulting company, readily available until needs have been fully addressed.

Our Leadership

David Cook

President

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David, Todd and Joe started Safety Solutions and Supply in 2009 with a vision to create an organization providing the highest level of professional support and training to support their industry partners. David facilitates this commitment drawing from his 31 years of experience managing safety, health, industrial hygiene and environmental initiatives.

David has a B.S. Degree from Louisiana State University in Occupational Safety and Health and has earned the Certified Safety Professional (CSP) designation from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, the Certified Hazardous Materials Certification (CHMM) from the Institute of Hazardous Material Management (IHMM) and is recognized as a Construction Site Safety Master (CSSM) by the National Center of Construction, Education and Research (NCCER).

David has held several senior leadership roles in EHS over his career. David and his wife Beth live in the Valrico Florida area and enjoy time spent with their six children and five grandchildren.

Todd Wall

Vice President

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Todd started FHS in 1994 with his partner and long time best friend Joe DiCesare. He has spent his career focusing on learning both the overhead crane and hoist industry and conveyor systems.

Todd is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in Accounting. Todd demonstrates strong leadership traits through sound knowledge of the products, applications and years of hands on experience. Todd is very active in the community, serving on several Board of Directors and maintains a strong presence in the youth of the area through continued education and athletic endeavors.

Todd, his wife Stephanie and their family live in the Lakeland area.

Joe DiCesare

Vice President

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In 1961, Joe DiCesare was born to Tom and Anna Maria DiCesare and was the oldest of four children. Raised in Lakeland Florida, Joe attended Lakeland High School where lettered in Varsity football and basketball for 3 years before graduating in 1980. Following high school graduation, Joe received an athletic scholarship to play football for two years at Troy University and he was also a brother of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity. Joe graduated from Troy in 1984 with a B.S in Business Marketing.

In 1989, Joe married Susan DiCesare and they have been married for over 30 years, residing in Lakeland Florida.

The couple was blessed with two children; Thomas DiCesare (24) graduated from the University of Florida with a M.S in Real Estate and Julia DiCesare (23) is pursuing her M.S in Corporate Philanthropy at Columbia University in New York City. Joe and his family are members of All Saints Episcopal Church in Lakeland.

Joe has experience in the Material Handling Equipment industry for 33 years, specializing in Overhead Cranes, Hoists, Storage Racking and Fall Protection Systems. In 1994, Joe and his partner Todd Wall started Florida Handling Systems, Inc. located in Lakeland, Florida. As the company expanded in 1998, Joe and Todd moved the office to Bartow, Florida on Hwy 60. Today, Florida Handling Systems, Inc. is -now known as FHS, Inc.- is one of the leading overhead crane manufacturers in the Southeast.

Outside of his career and family life, Joe is an active member of the community. He is a member of the Lakeland Economic Council, Wild Turkey Federation, Coastal Conservation Association of Florida and the Lakeland High School Dreadnaught Football Booster Club.

Jason Johnson

Senior Sales Associate Florida

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Jason joined the Safety Solutions and Supply team in February 2014. Jason has over 20 years’ sales experience in the industrial market place. His high-energy approach to helping our clients overcome challenges is a great addition to Safety Solutions and Supply.

Jason and his wife Michelle live in Brandon and have enjoyed volunteering for the Brandon Cowboys Youth Sports organization since 2005. While he enjoys coaching football his wife coaches cheerleading. There 2 daughters have outgrown youth sports but both have returned to help assistant coach.

Caleb Cook

Assistant Operations Manager

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Caleb joined Safety Solutions and Supply in 2021 and oversees training programs, rental programs, inspection programs, and equipment related operational activities for the company. He also supports business growth initiatives and quality control activities.

He has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management Degree from Columbia Southern University in Orange Beach, Alabama, and is currently working towards his Masters of Science in Occupational Safety & Health/Environmental Management from Columbia Southern University. He has earned the Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM) and Safety Trained Supervisor (STS) certifications.

Besides being passionate about industrial safety, Caleb takes much interest in golfing, attending sporting events, and spending time with his family.

Joe Fowler

Accounting, HR, & Retail Manager

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Joe joined the Safety Solutions and Supply team in May 2019 to manage the company’s back-end processes and its retail operations. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business Management from Polk State College with a focus in accounting and is continuing his studies at Florida Southern College. He expects to receive his MBA in the Spring of 2022.

Joe enjoys spending his extracurricular time fishing, gardening, swimming, visiting local parks, and participating in church activities with his wife and three boys.

Careers

Why Work with Us?
Safety Solutions & Supply provides the highest level of professional services that exceed our client’s expectations. We accomplish this by working in a professional manner in an environment of mutual respect recognizing that our performance is judged collectively and that every employee contributes and has value to our organization.

Current Opportunities:

Emergency Response Technician Lead (ERT Lead): Performance of ERT duties and serving as designated lead as defined below.

Emergency Response Technician (ERT): Conducting EMT/paramedic medical support and training to include instruction for hazardous material response, advanced medical response, or high angle/confined space rescue, on-site rescue support.

Email resumes to info@solutionsinsafety.com