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About Platinum Engineering

Platinum Engineering & Safety, Inc. was founded with a specific purpose. In today's world, we seek consistency, effectiveness, and people who are both conscientious and knowledgeable in the workplace. Although these qualities are difficult to find, we at Platinum Engineering and Safety strive to incorporate these qualities into our training practices, and instill them into our students. Our approach to safety goes well beyond just compliance. We combine years of actual field experience with a logical, practical, and hands-on presentation style.

The decision to incorporate a third party safety provider into your safety program should not be taken lightly. Over the years our trainers have proven that the right provider can produce long-term positive results. Our goal is to continuously upgrade our offering, be life-long learners as well as teachers; and in the process build professional relationships for life.

Art Sodermark


About Art Sodermark

Art is currently the Training Director and Lead Instructor for Platinum Engineering & Safety, Inc. Art holds several training certifications including Certified Environmental Trainer, Certified Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Instructor, and American Safety & Health Institute Certified Trainer. With regard to formal education, Art has earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Safety Engineering, as well as his Master of Science Degree in Environmental Engineering.

With over 30 years of professional experience in and around the construction industry, Art has learned to develop trainings that bring the field into the classroom, combine both the academic and compliance, and create a hands-on real world approach that gets results. Part of the reason that Art can provide result driven training is that he has years of construction experience spanning residential, light commercial, to heavy industrial. Art also successfully fulfilled a 6-year term of active duty in the US Navy, where he served in the Naval Submarine Service as a Nuclear Operator and Lab Technician. Additionally, to help tie Artís education and experience together, Art continued on to earn his State of Florida Building Contractorís License.

Professional affiliations include membership in the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) (with participation in the local chapter), the Alliance for Central Florida Safety, and the Metropolitan Environmental Training Alliance. Art is also an affiliate member of the Petroleum Equipment Institute, and currently serves on their safety committee.