Our Team

Tyler Clark – CEO

Tyler got his start working as an avionics technician on helicopters in the United States Marine Corps immediately after graduating high school in 1995. Following the Marines, he began a career in the construction industry. Tyler spent 10 years working as a carpenter, steel worker and eventually a superintendent in Local 44, where his primary responsibility was to oversee large construction projects in the television and motion picture industry.

In 2009, Tyler became the Senior Project Manager for Versatile Fall Protection in Los Angeles, California. From the company’s inception, Tyler played an essential role in growing Versatile into the leading West Coast industry provider of engineered fall protection systems. Tyler is an expert in the design, engineering, installation and training of fall protection systems and equipment. His nearly 20 years of diverse work experience ensures that Atlantic Fall Protection will provide effective work place safety while keeping employee productivity a top priority. Tyler oversees every project to ensure that our customers receive outstanding customer service along with a high quality and compliant end product.

Kaili Klieman – Marketing Manager and Training Coordinator

Kaili’s passion is education and training. She was an educator for over ten years and it was during this time that she realized her talent for working with adults. Kaili’s knowledge, skills and ability to instruct have helped to create a through training program at Atlantic Fall Protection. Her experience and approach enables her to design and employ unique training programs to fit a variety of needs.

 

John McHugh – Board of Directors

John is the CEO and Co-Owner of our west coast partner company, Versatile Fall Protection. John has over 20 years experience working as an entrepreneur in the construction and safety industries and is an expert in the fall protection field. He is a fall protection trainer for the OSHA Training Institute and former President of the CSSSP (California Society of Safety and Security Professionals). John provides expert witness testimony in cases involving injuries and deaths related to falls. He oversees and assists in the operations of Atlantic Fall Protection and consults in the design of custom engineered fall protection systems.

O’Toole, Ph.D., CSSP, FIAE, CAS – Training Program Development

Mr. O’Toole is a retired USMC Lt Col., founder of the CSSSP (California Society of Safety and Security Professionals), owner of General Safety Services, and retired with 30 years as a compliance officer and health and safety consultant for Cal/OSHA. Throughout his 57 year career, he has been an advocate for employee work place safety. He has taught Health & Safety Administration, Industrial Accident Investigation & Analysis, Principles of Industrial Hygiene, Health & Safety Law, Principles of Hazard Control, Hazard Communications and Human Factors in Health & Science at USC , UCLA , CSULA , and CSUDH. He is presently an Instructor at University of California and San Diego’s OSHA Training Institute. He also teaches Cal/OSHA 3110 Fall Protection, Cal/OSHA 5109 Cal/OSHA Standards/Construction Industry, Cal/OSHA 30 hour Construction Safety and Cal/OSHA 10 hour Construction Safety. Mr. O’Toole works closely with us in developing comprehensive and effective training programs for Atlantic Fall Protection.

 

Professional Engineers

Atlantic Fall Protection’s structural engineering firm specializes in the design of fall protection systems for new and existing structures. The engineers are Qualified Persons in the design and analysis of fall protection systems and hold licenses in 33 states across the US. We provide seismic analysis when required, and have extensive experience designing in structural steel, light-gauge steel, concrete, post-tensioned concrete, masonry, and wood. Atlantic Fall Protection provides expert structural engineering services to our clients throughout the design and construction process.

 

Certified Installers and Inspectors

Atlantic Fall Protection is certified by many of the leading fall protection manufacturers to perform installation and inspection of their fall protection equipment and systems. These manufacturers include Guardian Fall Protection, Miller Fall Protection, Capital Safety, Spanco Rigid Lifelines, Gorbel Tether Track, Bluewater Manufacturing, Plastico, Wil-Deck and more.

 

Trainers

The trainers at Atlantic Fall Protection are Competent and Qualified Persons with years of experience in safety and education. We provide a variety of fall protection training courses, along with rescue training, confined space training, fork lift, scissor lift, and boom lift training. Please view the training page for an upcoming course schedule. We also provide our customers with on-site training classes.

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