About Z2 Safety Solutions
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The professionals associated with Z2 draw on their experience developing plans and permits from their time working in the industry to craft practical solutions to protect your business from unnecessary risk.
Founder Shawn Zablocki worked in environmental, health, and safety management for manufacturers like ConAgra Foods, Kraft Foods North America and Libbey Glass. He started as an Air Permitting Engineer on the plant floor and worked his way up to manage facilities ranging in size from 300 employees to 1,400, some that had a multitude of environmental and safety challenges. Shawn also spent time as Corporate Director assisting 14 plants in achieving and maintaining compliance.
After 20 years of hard work and lessons learned, Shawn felt he gained enough practical experience to confidently guide other organizations and founded Z2 Safety Solutions.
Shawn has a B.S. in chemical engineering and a law degree and is a professional engineer registered in seven states.
“I enjoy helping people and sharing my experience in the industry to help clients increase their personal knowledge while also helping them maintain compliance with regulations.”
Eric Sturm has over a decade of environmental expertise and spent 7 years working for EPA Region 7 – helping protect human health and the environment with a focus in air quality. He owns Air Regulations Consulting and partners with Z2 Safety Solutions. Eric leverages his time and experience with EPA to provide exceptional air permitting assistance. Air is an extremely technical area with a multitude of various regulations. His experience helps Z2 navigate various state agencies and interaction with EPA on behalf of our clients.
Z2 works one-on-one with customers to understand their unique Environmental, Safety, or Process Safety Management needs. We’ve been in your shoes, we understand what’s going at facilities like yours, and we know what to look for. We speak your language and understand your challenges. We are an ally, invested in seeing your organization succeed because when you do, so do we.
Z2 Safety Solutions is a small organization – and we’re proud of that. With our industry experience and connections, we don’t think it’s necessary to have extra layers and costs for multimedia audits. When you partner with Z2 you gain an industry resource, an open ear, someone to bounce ideas off of until the best solution for your organization is determined.
We haven’t seen it all but we’ve seen a lot and we aren’t here to judge. In our 25+ years in the industry we were exposed to our fair share of less than ideal situations. When we are with a client, it’s just another day at the office. If there are a number of issues to resolve, we calmly and confidently work with you to identify priorities for getting things done.
Hiring a consultant is an investment. You can put your trust in Z2 to provide the best in service, experience, and value. But don’t just take our word for it, hear what our clients have to say.