Member Spotlight: October 2020

Michael Heminuk, CSP, AOES

Safety Engineer

NC Department of Transportation

Michael hails from Newark, New Jersey. He began his safety career while in the US Navy where he was stationed around the world on submarines, ships and various shore commands and held both Enlisted Submarine Warfare (ESW) and Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist (ESWS) designations. While in the Navy, he earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Connecticut. In 2003, he joined NC Department of Transportation (DOT) as a Safety Engineer. As a civilian, Michael pursued and achieved many safety credentials to include Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Accredited Office Ergonomics Specialist (AEOS), Manager Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) and several trainer certifications. He truly enjoys his work and believes that the DOT’s safety program is the envy of not just all the executive level departments in North Carolina, but possibly in the nation.Michael recently earned the opportunity to be the DOT Industrial Hygiene Consultant. He looks forward to continuing the fine tradition of those who came before and to bring the Industrial Hygiene programs to new levels of excellence to serve the needs of the DOT personnel and the wonderful citizens of North Carolina.