Scott Martin recently retired from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) where he worked from 2010 to 2022 as the Occupational Safety and Health Programs Manager for Region 9. Scott conducted compliance inspections, reviewed construction projects, provided safety outreach training and consultation to regional service centers and field offices regarding occupational safety and health issues.
Scott also served as the chairperson for the Field Federal Safety and Health Council for the Greater San Francisco Bay Area from 2010 to 2021.
Previously, from 2002-2010, Scott was the acting Director of Safety for the First Marine Expeditionary Force (I MEF) at Camp Pendleton, CA. Scott was in charge of overseeing the safety program for 55,000 Marines, Sailors, and civilians located at four military bases and was the Multi-National Forces West Safety Officer in Iraq in 2003, 2006, and 2008. His responsibilities included safety program management, accident investigation, tactical safety, outreach training and advising to the commanding generals of I MEF.
Scott is a retired Marine with 21 years of service from 1981-2002, with experience in construction, emergency response, explosives and firearms safety.
Education and Training
• 1981-2002 – United States Marine Corps, Combat Engineer Master Sergeant (Ret)
• 2001 Associate of Arts Degree in Environmental Technologies, Palomar College
• 2009 Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Columbia Southern University
• 2017 Masters of Science Degree in Occupational Safety and Health, with an Environmental Management Concentration from Columbia Southern University
• Certified Safety and Health Manager (CSHM) with the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management
• Certified Safety Professional (CSP) with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals