Lee E Marchessault, CUSA, CUSP

Williston, Vermont

General Specialty

Electrical Safety
Electricity and Safety
Workplace Safety

Specialty Focus

Arc Flash
Electrical Accidents
Electrical Arc Flash Burns
Electrical Injury
Electrical Power Engineering
Electrical Power Plants
Electrical Safety
Electricity and Safety
Facility Audits
Power Systems Safety
Safety Training
Transmission and Distribution Safety
Utility Fall Protection
Utility Safety
Workplace Accidents

Primary Areas of Expertise

Electrical and Workplace Safety

I am the President of Workplace Safety Solutions, Inc. which has provided safety consultation services to over 600 companies internationally. As such, my focus has been on working with these companies, their employees, and cultivating our employees to build a solid consulting business. Now with additional resources, I am comfortable to dedicate more time to expert witness work and provide law firms with the service, dedication and commitment they need to effectively assist them with their legal cases and associated schedules.

I have nearly 30 years of experience in the Electric Utility Industry. Positions included Apprentice Power Plant Operator, Meter Specialist, High Voltage Electrician 1st Class and Environmental, Health and Safety Manager.

After completing my 4-year electrical apprenticeship program, I studied Electrical Engineering and obtained degrees with concentrations in business administration, behavioral psychology and communications.

I am now a Safety Consultant and the President of Workplace Safety Solutions, Inc. where I continue to work with many utilities and general industry in and outside the U.S.

My volunteer positions include: President and Board Chair for Vermont Utilities for Electrical Education, Inc., a non-profit organization comprised of the 21 electric utilities in the state of Vermont targeting electrical safety towards elementary and technical schools throughout Vermont as well as contractors and emergency responders working near power lines. I am the editor of the National Safety Council Utilities Division Newsletter; the past Safety Director for the Vermont Wing of the Civil Air Patrol, and am an active member in many safety and electrical-related organizations including the Electric Division of the National Fire Protection Association, Utilities Division of the National Safety Council, IEEE, NEPPA, and ASSE. I continue to maintain my electrical license; and hold several safety certifications including Certified Utility Safety Administrator (CUSA).


Certifications and Licenses:

  • National Safety Council Certified Utility Safety Associate (CUSA)
  • Certified General Industry 10 and 30-hour Trainer
  • Journeyman Electrician License #EJ-2793
  • Certified Utility Safety Professional (USOLN)
  • Adjunct faculty Keene State College OSHA Training Institute
  • Adjunct Faculty Rochester Institute of Technology OSHA Training Institute
  • Adjunct Faculty University of Southern Florida OSHA Training Institute



BS, Johnson State College
AS, Community College of Vermont


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