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Winn, Gary L.

Portrait of Gary Winn


333B MRB

Professor Emeritus and Coordinator, Occupational Safety and Health Doctorate - Industrial and Management Systems Engineering


Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1985
M.A., University of Dayton, 1975
B.A., Wright State University, 1971

Dr. Winn conducts research regularly in the area of safety management and has published award winning manuscripts in the same area. He has drafted safety legislation now in place in over a dozen states and serves as a consultant in construction and traffic safety. He serves as coordinator for the college's doctoral program in Occupational Safety and Health, the only program of its kind in the US.

Research Interests

Transportation: traffic records systems, motorcycle safety, legislation
Construction: project management, incentives
Agriculture Safety: the regulatory environment

Teaching Interests

Safety Management Principals (SAFM 501)
Construction Management (SAFM 470)
Safety Legislation and Compliance (SAFM 505 and SAFM 470)
Freshman Engineering Design (E-101)

Special Interests

Construction safety expert
Industrial safety expert
Transportation safety expert
Expert testimony
Deliberate intent litigation
Regulatory analysis including OSHA, MSHA, DOT
Compliance aspects of safety
Rule promulgation (Federal Register)
Employee rights and responsibilities
Employer rights and responsibilities
Multi-employer worksite policy
Hazard identification and control
Consensus standards such as NFPA, ASTM, ANSI, SAE
Systems safety

Professional Societies

American Society of Safety Engineers
Transportation Research Board
CHST certification, 2000