Usher Transport - Safety

Welcome to the Usher Transport, Inc. Safety Department. Usher Transport has a nationally recognized Safety program which has been honored by numerous organizations including National Tank Truck Carriers, American Trucking Association, Chevron Oil, Ashland Chemical and BP. Usher Transport was recently awarded the merit awards for Highway and personnel Safety by National Tank Carriers along with a 23 year improvement award.

Usher Transport's Safety Program is led by David Guess who is a certified Director of Safety and Hazardous Materials responder. He has over 18 years in the trucking business. David is the current state representative to the ATA for the Kentucky Motor Transport association, a member of the National Truck Driving Championships, Chairman of the accident review committe and Vice Chair of the Regulations Committee the American Trucking Associations Safety Council and the Kentucky Motor Transport's Safety Council. David also serves as a board member to the Kentucky Motor Trnasport Association. David also serves on various committees within CVSA.

Directing Usher Transport's Safety and Loss Control Program is David Edmondson, Jr. Dave brings more than 25 years' experience to the table within the trucking industry. Having served as an Operations Manager, Terminal Manager, Dispatcher, Recruiter, and many other key roles in the trucking industry, Dave brings a unique perspective to safety management as he has worked in many of the areas affecting organizational culture when it comes to safety. Dave also serves as the coordinator for Usher Transport's Responsible Care Program through the American Chemistry Council.

Regarding industry involvement, Dave serves as the incoming Chairman for the Kentucky State Safety Council. He is also the Southern Region Chairman for the National Tank Truck Carriers Safety Council and represents the interests of Usher Transport, Inc. within CVSA. Dave is actively involved with the American Trucking Associations' Safety Management Council. Dave also holds the credential of being a Certified Director of Safety through the North American Transportation Management Institute. Dave's unique leadership style lends itself to his discipline as a Marine having served four years in various overseas assignments with the United States Marine Corps.

Usher Transport has emergency response teams located in Louisville and Paducah, KY with the VP of Safety & Human Resources, David Guess, leading the response team as certified Incident Commander and all other team members are certified to Technician level, along with a fully stocked emergency response trailer. We are a member of National Tank Truck Carriers Mutual Aid Society for carriers and customers needing assistance with hazardous material incidents.

If our Safety Department can be of assistance to you please call (502) 449-4000 and ask for Safety or if you are looking for employment with a premier truck company please continue to our Career Opportunities page.

Leading Usher Transport's Safety Program

David Guess, MBA, Ph.D.
Executive VP of Safety & Human Resources
David Edmondson, Jr. CDS
Director of Safety


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2016 Corporate Fleet Safety Award

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