(Fairfax, Virginia) - The National Wireless Safety Alliance (NWSA) announced today that Marc Daasch, EHS Director for Ericsson North America, has been appointed as a member of the organization’s Board of Governors.
In his new role as a member of the Board of Governors, Daasch will join representatives from a broad cross-section of the industry who are tasked with developing policy and overseeing the activities of the various committees that will serve under their authority.
NWSA, headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, is a national non-profit assessment and certification organization established to provide thorough, independent assessments of knowledge and skills and provide verifiable, ANSI accredited trade certifications to enhance safety, reduce workplace risk, improve quality, encourage training, and recognize the skilled professionals who work on towers and other non-standard communication structures.
“NWSA is excited to welcome Marc to our talented, dedicated group of leaders who serve on the organization's Board of Governors, said Executive Director Duane MacEntee.. “Marc’s EHS role with Ericsson will allow him to lend valuable insight and guidance to NWSA as we continue to scale the number of credentialed workers in the industry,” added MacEntee.
NWSA currently offers the following industry-wide trade certification programs: Telecommunications Tower Technician 1 (TTT-1), Telecommunications Tower Technician 2 (TTT-2), Telecommunications Tower Foreman and Antenna & Line Specialty Certification Program.
Marc Daasch is an EHS Director for Ericsson North America. Marc began his career with Westower Telecommunications in the early 2000s and has spent the past 20 years working in high-risk industries including electrical, crane operations and civil engineering. Marc currently holds a CHST Certification through the board of certified safety professionals and is considered a subject matter expert in fall protection, rigging and incident case management. He has had the opportunity to learn from some of the EHS founding fathers and is now a leader committed to driving a first-class safety culture and consistently striving to contribute to the improvement of the EHS performance within the telecom industry.