Travis Hanebrink, MS, CSP, SMS

J.S. Held’s Inaugural Global Risk Report Examines Potential Business Risks & Opportunities in 2024

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With nearly 20 years of experience in maritime, Travis Hanebrink provides consulting and expert services for general industry, construction, and maritime. Twelve of his maritime years were spent in maritime safety, holding a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification for the last 6+ years. While working in general industry and emergency response, he has been able to steward the growth of a safety mindset on projects and in organizations to prioritize safety to support operations. He has grown of the safety mindset through a unique understanding of operations but incorporating his marine engineering background with a practical application of safety regulations, guidance, and best practices. He has applied this unique background by aiding customers in pre-purchase due diligence, regulatory mediation, accident investigation/root cause analysis, and safety culture change stewardship. He has been able to validate these changes by evaluating the reduction of Total Recordable Injury Rate (TRIR), the increase of Behavior Safety (BBS) involvement, and the tracking of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

Mr. Hanebrink is a Project Manager at J.S. Held. In this role, Mr. Hanebrink partners with customers to oversee the successful completion of safety and industrial hygiene projects tailored to the client’s specific needs, including site assessments, audits, and others as needed. Mr. Hanebrink has specialized project management experience in maritime safety (46 CFR Subchapter M and International Maritime Organization), developing and implementing Safety Management Systems (SMS), and facilitating safety culture change. Additionally, Mr. Hanebrink has experience in work permitting plan development & implementation and general safety assessments for general industry. Furthermore, Mr. Hanebrink can aid in vendor project safety vetting/selection, insurance safety assessments, and safety due diligence evaluations.

Key Expertise

  • Maritime Regulatory Support
  • USCG Approved Safety Management Systems
  • General Industry Safety Support
  • Work Permitting
  • Maritime Industrial Hygiene
  • Prepurchase Safety Assessments
  • Post-Emergency Safety Support
  • Project Management

Professional Affiliations/Memberships/Licenses/Training

  • American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
  • Safety Management Specialist (SMS)
  • USCG 2nd Assistant Engineer Steam/Diesel Unlimited Horsepower (continuity)

J.S. Held is recognized as an ENR Top 200 Environmental Consulting Firm and industry leader in the Verdantix Green Quadrant for Sustainability & ESG Consulting.