David Schwoerer

Senior Safety Manager Dave Schwoerer assists clients with all aspects of OSHA compliance, safety training, audits, and injury prevention. Nicknamed “Safety Dave” by clients, he has 30 years’ experience in the safety field. He previously co-founded the consulting firm Innovative Safety Systems, Inc. (ISSI), and worked as a corporate safety director. He has also served on the board of the Wisconsin Safety Council and headed its Professional Training & Development Committee, and is a frequent speaker on workplace safety topics.

Dave is an authorized OSHA 500 & 501 trainer and has successfully completed training as a competent person in Excavation, Scaffolding, and Fall Protection. He earned a masters degree in Occupational Safety from the University of Whitewater.


Karen Gromowski

Safety Coordinator Karen Gromowski provides day-to-day support on client projects, as well as assisting with practice management. She worked with Dave Schwoerer and his clients for many years at ISSI.