About Our Organization

                                                                Vision Statement: "Incident-Free Operations"

The objective of The Buckeye STEPS Safety Network is to establish regional meeting forums for members of the Oil & Gas Industry and associated Governmental agencies to actively share industry safe work and recommended work practices, safety alerts and issues, educate membership and reduce workplace injuries.
The program will follow that of the national STEPS protocol and can be found on the attached website for further details. http://www.nationalstepsnetwork.org/

The Buckeye STEPS Safety Network includes Operators and Contractors in the Oil and Gas Exploration, Production and Product Transmission industry as equally valued members in partnership with OSHA, API, AESC, IADC, IPAA, other trade associations, and educators across the country.


The Network's goal is to serve all producing regions of the State of Ohio and to eventually share our philosophy internationally.


Objective: The Buckeye STEPS Safety Network promotes safety, health and environmental improvement in the exploration and production of oil and gas in US onshore operations.  We foster a work environment that relies upon open communication and trust.


Scope: The Buckeye STEPS Safety Network includes Operators and Contractors in the Oil and Gas Exploration, Production and Product Transmission industry as equally valued members. The Buckeye STEPS Safety Network encompasses the geographic region within the State of Ohio.


Methods: The STEPS Network will:

Meet periodically to share and discuss safety, health and environmental incidents, best practices and related issues.
Establish focus groups to address specific issues.
Work with other organizations and associations, including but not limited to: OSHA, IADC, API, EPA., educational institutions and others interested in the advancement of worker health, safety, security and the environment.

The Executive Team

Joe Greco, President of Buckeye STEPS
Business Development Executive Consultant
Greco Enterprises
joe@greco.tc
John R. Callcott, Executive Board Member
Member, Steptoe and Johnson PLLC
Dave Hartman, Executive Board & Program Director
330.421.1688
dhartman221@zoominternet.net
Kevin Ice, CSP Executive Board
Member-Safety Supervisor/Absolute
ZERO Mentor
CONSOL Energy, Inc
Ababu Gelaye, Executive Board Member
Vice President
Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
agelaye@cecinc.com
Ed Ross, Executive Board Member
Safety Officer, MarkWest Energy Partners, LP
Perry Burt, Secretary of Buckeye STEPS
Owner-Crossway Consulting Services
perryburt7@gmail.com
John DiNunzio, P.G., Executive Board Member VP of Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Ohio Operations
Bill Radford, VP of Buckeye STEPS
Midstream EHS Manager
Rice Energy
william.radford@riceenergy.com
Willard Champagne, Executive Board Member
EHS Coordinator
Gulfport Energy
wchampagne@gulfportenergy.com
Ryan Sabo, Executive Board Member
Safety Specialist
Joe Safety Consulting