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Why Falcon?

Safer workplaces. Sustainable practices. Stronger bottom lines.

High employee turnover. Low employee morale. Excessive workers’ compensation or healthcare costs. Poor attendance. Too many injuries or near-misses. Do any of these issues sound familiar? If so, they’re probably dragging down your productivity and profitability—not to mention damaging your reputation as an employer. At Falcon Safety Group, we help you improve the health of your people and your profit through safety, ergonomics, wellness and HR solutions. Because we understand how operations work and know the importance of maintaining productivity and efficiency, you won’t find us adding to your problems by creating downtime or disruptions. Our focus is not on training but on implementation, ensuring your people have the skills and tools to build a safe, healthy culture—one that will last long after we walk away.

75+ years of safety, ergonomics and wellness expertise.

Our team has decades of experience in all kinds of work environments—corporate, small business, public, private, union, non-union—and with leaders and employees at all levels.


JEFF PACHECO, CSM, CEAS I, CEO, Falcon Safety Group

Jeff is an ISO 45001 certified Lead Auditor and can assist your organization in risk assessment, safe work methods, system development, maintenance and auditing to help your organization meet ISO 45001 standards. He also holds ISO 14001 certification and can ensure your organization meets the standard requirements while aligning your business objectives with your environmental goals.

Additionally, Jeff is a Certified Safety Manager (CSM) and Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist (CEAS). He has over 20 years of experience in safety consulting and training in both the private sector as well as through his company, Falcon Safety Group. He is an experienced leader who has served as a corporate safety director, human resource director and corporate lead trainer while working with Fortune 200 companies.

Additional qualifications include NFPA 2018 70e (National Fire Protection Association Standard for Electrical Safety) certification; Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene certification and Human Resource Management certification. Jeff is also an Ergonomic Assessment Specialist and an Instructor of the DuPont STOP Behavior Based Training Program. 

Jeff is a National Safety Council and American Society of Safety Engineers member. He earned an associate degree from Carl Sandburg College.

Amy Timmerman

AMY TIMMERMAN - ISO Project Manager

Amy Timmerman, CSP, CHES has over 19 years of safety and environmental experience.  She has held Safety and Health related leadership positions for global companies like GE, Siemens, and Stryker. She has successfully implemented environmental, health, & safety programs focusing on reducing risk, increasing shareholder value, and improving performance through the establishment of best-in class compliance programs and systems. She has a bachelor of arts in community health education from University of Northern Iowa and a Masters in Occupational Safety from University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. She is a certified safety professional and a certified health educational specialist.

Amy is actively involved in the American Society Safety Professionals. She currently is a Region V Area Director. She has held numerous positions in Northeastern IL chapter including: president, past-president, secretary, delegate, newsletter editor, and awards chair. She’s been actively involved in the U.S. Technical Advisor Committee for the ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety Management System and is an instructor for the ASSP ISO 45001 course. She’s currently serves on the Standards Development Committee and ANSI Z10 Occupational Health & Safety MS committee. In her spare time she’s actively involved in Girls on the Run Northwestern IL chapter and is an avid fitness and health enthusiast.

Matt Stanley

MATT STANLEY - Safety Project Manager

Matt has over 20 years of providing risk control services to small and large companies across business sectors including general industry, chemical, agriculture, and construction. Matt’s focus has been in implementing safety and risk projects from the ground up, as well as, dealing with mergers and acquisitions, capital investments. Matt has also played a pivotal role in introducing lean concepts and management systems to businesses as part of their continuous improvement processes.

Matt obtained a B.S. degree in Biology with emphasis in chemistry, sciences and education. In 1998 he obtained an M.S. in Risk Control. In 2000, Matt obtained a 40-hour designation from Chicagoland Construction Safety Council and in 2003 matt obtained a CHMM from South Florida.

Ryan Howard

RYAN HOWARD - Safety Advisor

Ryan has 4-years experience in the safety industry including positions as an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Professional II and EHS Coordinator.  Ryan is an experienced trainer who has worked with chemical, agricultural, and industrial manufacturing.

Ryan's core competencies include Leadership and Business Management; Hazardous Waste Management; First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Certification; Local Emergency Planning; Air Emissions Reporting; (OSHA 1910.119) Process Safety Management of Highly Dangerous Chemicals; Emergency Responder; and he has created New Hire Safety Orientation and Contractor Safety Training videos.

Ryan earned a bachelor's degree in Environmental Health Science from Illinois State University.



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