Who We Are


Turner Safety was established in 2004 and works with construction and general industry clients to manage safety in the workplace. Our large client list includes contractors such as, Turner Construction, BN Builders, Plantco, CMI, Webcor, US Steel, State Fund, Stanford, UC, IBEW, Swinerton, DPR, Berkeley Cement, Jacobs, Build Group, Restec, Roberts/Obayashi, Herrero and hundreds more. References are available.


2018 Turner Safety Team: Steve Turner, Nancy Turner, Dennis Gallagher, Don Moschella, James Mendoza, Johnathen Somner & Joshua Gallagher.

Associate Trainers are Joe Buhowsky, Skip Bloom, Don Anderson & Keith Warwick

Turner Risk Consulting works closely with insurance carriers and their policyholders to develop and implement risk control & safety programs for business. Our primary territory is Northern California but we also serve most of the Western States.


webpic-20-advisorsAdvisors: The principle, Steve Turner, has over 40 years combined construction experience. He is recognized by his peers as a competent OSHA construction trainer and is accredited by both FED & CAL OSHA to teach construction safety.  Steve earned his professional Risk Management credential from the Insurance Institute of America and is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers/San Francisco chapter.

Turner Safety has been training people in construction safety since 2004. Assisting business managers with Cal OSHA compliance and loss control problems is our specialty. We know California business and how it works. We stay on top of regulatory changes in Workers Comp and OSHA regulations to make your job easier.

Dennis Gallagher has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry.Dennis Gallagher is our Equipment and EPA LEAD Trainer. He has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry. He has managed residential home owner projects from initial building phase, pre-walk inspection and quality control. In addition, he has supervised hazardous mold remediation project from trouble shooting – removal of the problem and build back – environmental testing.  He is bringing all of his experience and expertise to make sure students get the most out of our Safety Classes.

Skip Bloom Skip Bloom: Skip joins our team this year in providing a new and valuable service for our clients: CPR & First Aid.  Gleaning from his extensive background as a fire captain and EMT, he has been teaching for 26 years.  He is currently the owner/operator of Emergency Medical Training.

Field Sales Mgr/ equipment trainer, Don Moschella is a former private school principal.

Field Sales Manager/ Equipment Trainer, Don Moschella is a former private school principal and has successfully made the transition from public education to occupational safety. He is an accomplished safety instructor. Don devotes his considerable skills to teaching courses such as Confined Space, Lockout/Tagout, Forklift, and Scissor Lift.

Joshua Gallagher is in his 3rd year as a trainer with Turner Safety. His easy going training style and hands on approach are a favorite to those who take our Traffic Safety, Rigging & Skid Steer classes.

Keith Website PhotoOSHA 10 & 30 HR Instructor, Keith Warwick, PE

Keith was born in San Francisco and grew up in the East Bay.  He then attended the University of California at Davis where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.  He is a Registered Professional Engineer with 35 years of engineering, construction, and safety experience.  His teaching style is interactive and he is committed to providing safety concepts, regulatory information & practical experience in a manner that increases the safety of each student.

Electrical Safety Instructor- Joe Buhowsky

Joe Buhowsky’s 35 years of experience in the electrical trades has made him an expert in “How to do it Safely”   He also trains for the union apprenticeship program on low voltage and green energy systems.



James Mendoza – Business Development/Consultant and Certified OSHA 500 Trainer.

James attended the University of Texas at Arlington and has done some classes at UC Berkeley. He is currently continuing to further his education by studying for his CHST.  James comes to Turner Safety with over 20 years of experience with safety in the construction of greenfield sites in the Telecom industry. He is utilizing his safety training from that industry to bring a new awareness to our safety classes.  James is also bi-lingual which helps us to expand our classes with training in Spanish when needed. James is currently teaching OSHA 10 &30, Rigging, Aerial LIft, Forklift and Fall Protection classes. Feel free to contact James for any new business development projects you may have and/or to consult with him on any safety programs you may need to implement at your business.

Hands-on Forklift Class at Turner Safety, San Leandro