Hawkeye Safety offers best-in-class safety solutions for construction and general industry clients.

About Us

Hawkeye Safety is an experienced provider of safety training and consulting services in California and the East Coast. Our safety staffing services are available nationwide.

Ralph Borgess


Our CEO, Ralph Borgess, is dedicated to improving working conditions with comprehensive safety programs and training that is focused on real-world results. Experienced in heavy construction, Ralph was dedicated to safety on the jobsite from an early age, and later transitioned this commitment into a career as a leader in the safety industry.

A seasoned safety expert, Ralph has worked for nationally recognized firms as a project safety manager, corporate safety director, regional safety manager and safety consultant. Seeing an opportunity to spearhead a new approach to safety, Ralph founded Hawkeye Safety to provide a team-based solution for construction and industrial firms throughout the United States. His revolutionary approach is focused on using the entire depth of the Hawkeye Safety team to work directly with clients to deliver a truly personalized approach to safety that is tailored to their needs.

Ralph is the driving force behind Hawkeye’s clear-cut approach to safety. Under Ralph’s leadership, Hawkeye Safety focuses on safety programs and training that make a real difference in people’s lives. By truly caring about each employee and maintaining consistent communication between all parties, the Hawkeye team creates and enforces safety programs that get buy-in from all levels of the organization.

Ralph is an OSHA Authorized Outreach Instructor and has numerous safety certifications. He is an active member of many local safety committees and safety councils.

Steve Turner

Chairman Emeritus

As an experienced construction professional, Steve Turner knows firsthand how important safety is on the jobsite. Steve founded Turner Safety in 2004 with the goal of simplifying the process to allow safety and production to function effectively together. Over the years Turner Safety has gained the reputation for being one of the premier safety organizations on the West Coast.

Today, Steve works with companies to develop a positive safety culture that is customized to their needs. He enjoys connecting with clients and providing them with the information and experience they need to deliver safety and develop in their career as leaders.

Steve is a registered ARM (associate in risk management) and is a nationally recognized OSHA safety trainer. He is accredited by both FED & CAL OSHA to teach construction safety and is a recognized subject material expert in crane & rigging work. Past and present memberships include UCON, SMACNA, NCCO and the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)/San Francisco chapter.

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Proactive Safety Solutions

Hawkeye Safety was founded to provide full-service safety solutions that provide the safety services you need, when and where you need them. Whether you need to train and develop existing personnel with OSHA 10-hour and 30-hour training, need a safety plan developed, or need to find the right safety professional to manage your project from beginning to end, our team can help.

Training – Get certified and develop your existing workforce

Consulting – Assess, enhance and create comprehensive safety programs

Staffing – Support ongoing projects with experienced safety specialists

Nationwide Safety Staffing

Our safety specialists are experienced construction professionals who understand how to make safety a top priority while meeting tight construction targets. With direct hire and temporary staffing options available, you will always find the right mix of safety personnel for your jobsite.

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Training & Consulting

Hawkeye Safety offers premier safety training and consulting services through our locations in California and Maryland. Our first location, Turner Safety, was established in Dublin, California, in 2004 and is recognized as one of the premier safety training companies in the Bay Area. Our East Coast location in Bel Air, Maryland offers training and consulting services throughout Baltimore, Washington D.C., Philadelphia and New Jersey.

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