Health and Safety Consulting


Risks and Control Your Costs

At Hausmann Group, our goal is to ensure that you have the right tools to manage the health, safety, and environmental risks your business faces. Understanding your business goals and historical trends helps us tailor a plan that meets your exact needs. 

We’ll be with you every step of the way.  

We'll provide you with:


  • Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) Consultation for all Industries
  • DOT/Fleet Safety
  • NFPA/ANSI Assistance
  • Safety and Health Evaluations Focusing on Safety Management and Best Practices
  • Industrial Hygiene, Air Monitoring, Program Evaluation and Solutions
  • Ergonomic Audits
  • Crisis Management
  • Property Condition Assessments
  • Product Liability Assessments
  • Public Liability Evaluations



  • Safety Training for Compliance and Safety Management

  • OSHA 10- and 30-Hour Certifications for Construction and General Industry

  • Safety Leadership Training




  • Carrier report reviews
  • Response plan development and input
  • Service quality monitoring

Talk with Our Safety Experts

  • Rick Barton
  • Ken Alderden

Rick Barton

Manager Risk Control Services, Principal

Rick has over 20 years of experience in safety and risk control, working with clients in many industries including Construction, Mining, Trucking, Manufacturing, and Hospitality.  He specializes in assessing risk for the clients of Hausmann Group to reduce loss potential. Through safety assessments and loss analysis, Rick develops solutions which include safety management techniques, training, and engineering.  Additionally, he has been asked to speak at local and national safety conferences on topics such as “How to Manage Safety on a Jobsite”, and “What it takes to be a Safety Leader”.

Rick is an Authorized Instructor of OSHA Regulations Construction and General Industry Regulations.  He is an active member of the Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association (WTBA), Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC), the Wisconsin chapter of The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), and the Association of General Contractors (AGC).  He is also on the Advisory Board of the Safety Studies Department at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater.

Ken Alderden

Risk Control Consultant

Ken joined Hausmann Group in 2022 with over 30 years of experience in the insurance safety field. He has worked both on the carrier and agency side, which gives him a unique perspective into the ins and outs of safety at companies both large and small. Ken focuses on Construction safety in particular, working with clients on fleet safety, FMCSA issues, and large property fire protection.

When Ken encounters a problem, he prides himself on making practical suggestions to improve safety that not only are effective at reducing risk, but also are practical to the business owners with their investment of time and money. He states, “Often there are alternatives to conventional safety practices that are overlooked. I would like to think my clients would say I enjoy providing common sense solutions.”

You can find Ken landscaping, tinkering with machines in his garage or spending time with his family when he is not in the office. He loves to do anything outdoors and has coached baseball, softball, basketball, and soccer over the years.

Ken has a B.S. in Occupational Safety from UW-Whitewater and is an OSHA Outreach Trainer for Construction Safety.