Finishing Trades Institute Instructors

Painters & Allied Trades International Union District Council #4

Marc Braunstein

Director of Training

Qualified to Instruct – OSHA 10 & 30 Construction & General Industry.  American Red Cross CPR/First
Aid/AED,  SSPC CAS Proctor, SSPC C3 Provisional Instructor.  Confined space (Permit Required), Construction
Noise, Industrial Applicator.   Overton Rigging, Forklift/Lull, Scissor/Boom Lift, OSHA (2225) Respiratory
Protection, OSHA (3110) Fall Arrest Systems, Ergonomics.

Apprenticeship Instructors

Matt Cancilla

Painter/Decorator/Paperhanger Apprentice Instructor

Qualified to Instruct – OSHA 10 & 30 Construction , ARC CPR/First Aid/AED. (3095) OSHA Electrical
Standards.  RIT Construction Safety Professional Certificate.  OSHA (521) Guide to Industrial Hygiene. 7500
Introduction to Safety & Health Management Systems.  2225 Respiratory Protection.  Ergonomics. Master
Painter Certificate, Accident Incident Investigation.

Matthew Nasca

Industrial/Bridge Painter Apprentice Instructor

Qualified to Instruct – Industrial Applicator.  SSPC CAS Proctor. SSPC PCI Level 2 Certified Inspector.  OSHA
5110 Fall Arrest Systems.  OSHA 10 & 30 Construction.

David Weitzel

Industrial Painting Apprentice Instructor

Qualified to Instruct – OSHA 10 & 30 Construction Standards, Respirator Protection & Fit Testing,
Confined Space (Permit Required), Fall Protection, Electrical Standards, OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene,
Excavation, Trenching, Soil Mechanics.

Michael Sylvia

Glazing Apprentice Instructor

Qualified to Instruct – OSHA 10 & 30 in Construction.  Spyder Glass Manipulator.  Industrial & Shop
workers vehicle safety.  Overton Rigging, Scissor/Boom, Forklift/Lull.  ARC CPR/First Aid/AED.  Ergonomics.

Health & Safety & Journeyman Upgrading Instructors

Tony Ruckensteiner, Master Painter – Certified Safety Professional

Instructor

Qualified to Instruct – OSHA 10 & 30 Construction & General Industry Standards, Adult CPR/AED/1st Aid,
Respirator Protection & Fit Testing, Confined Space (Permit Required), Principle of Ergonomics, Fall
Protection, Fall Arrest Systems, Scaffold Training (Competent Person), Electrical Standards, OSHA guide to
Industrial Hygiene, Lead Awareness, EPA Lead, Faux Finishing, Excavation, Trenching, Soil Mechanics, Machinery
& Machine Guarding, Disaster Site Worker.

Rachel Terhart

Instructor

Qualified to Instruct – OSHA 10 & 30 Construction & General Industry Standards, NCCCO Signal Person,
Adult CPR/AED/1st Aid, Industrial & Shop Workers Vehicle Safety, Respirator Protection & Fit Testing,
Lead Awareness, Supersky Skylight Training, Machinery & Machine Guarding, Overton Rigging/Forklift/Scissor
Lift/Boom Lift Train The Trainer.

Tony Buttino

Qualified to Instruct – OSHA 10 & 30 Construction & General Industry Standards, Confined Space (Permit Required), Principles of Ergonomics, Fall Protection Competent Person, EPA Lead Industrial Standards, SSPC C-3 & C-5, Asbestos Worker/Handler & Supervisor/Contractor Lead Instructor.

Gregory Internicola

Instructor

Qualified to Instruct – Asbestos Worker/Handler & Supervisor/Contractor Hands on Instructor, SSPC C-3 & C-5, NACE Train the Trainer, Industrial Applicator.

Kathy Velie

Instructor

Qualified to Instruct – Industrial & Shop Workers Vehicle Safety.

Paul Leone

Qualified to Instruct – OSHA 10 & 30 Construction & General Industry Standards, Adult CPR/AED/1st Aid, Respirator Protection & Fit Testing, Confined Space (Permit Required), Principles of Ergonomics, Fall Arrest Systems, Scaffold Training (Competent Person), OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene, Green Building Construction, Train the Trainer, Lead Awareness, Supersky Skylight Training, Overton Rigging/Forklift/Scissor Lift/Boom Lift, Train the Trainer.

Donald McCaffrey

Qualified to Instruct – Industrial & Shop Workers Vehicle Safety, Powder Actuated tools (Hilti).

Frank Stento

Frank Stento

Instructor

Qualify to Instruct – OSHA  10 & 30 in Construction.  Hazwoper.  Confined space, Overton Rigging, Lifts, Forklift & Hand Signaling.  Ergonomics.

Mark Weisenburg

Instructor

Qualified to Instruct – OSHA 10 & 30 General Industry Standards, ASQ Certified Quality Inspector, AWS Certified Welding Educator, Industrial & Shop Workers Vehicle Safety, Spyder Crane.

Daniel Stachelski

Asbestos Worker Handler & Supervisor

Qualified to Instruct – OSHA 10 & 30 General Industry Standards

John Hamilton

Instructor

Qualified to Instruct – SSPC Coating Application Specialist, Hazwoper.  Temporary Work Platforms.  Confined Space.  Supervisor Training Program.  SSPC C3&5.  SSPC CAS Proctor.  Industrial Applicator.