2SAFE’s mission is to solve client’s environmental
problems in the most cost-effective way.

We provide professional training that fulfills regulatory requirements and can actually increase the employee’s knowledge base and help avoid accidents.

Our Business

Our business is based on honesty and knowledge.  We are committed to building relationships, not out to make a quick buck.  With 2SAFE’s assistance you can build a safe and prosperous company.  We will constantly strive to execute our assignments professionally, efficiently and with integrity in order to maintain the trust and respect of our clients, regulatory agencies, and the general public. We will use resources that meet the highest quality of standards for our clients. We believe that client satisfaction is the ultimate measure of success.


Our Founder

Kristen Panella


Kristen has 20+ years of professional experience in the environmental health and safety field. With a background in geology and environmental management, he has worked on numerous EPA Superfund sites and emergency hazardous material spill cleanup sites. He has worked hand in hand with OSHA regulators on situations from order on consent to training exercises. He has completed hundreds of Environmental Phase I and Phase II site assessments throughout the United States. Kristen is accountable for any environmental health and safety issues that face our clients. He has extensive knowledge in OSHA regulations, asbestos, lead and mold projects, hazardous waste disposal, and medical waste disposal.

Furthermore, Kristen is consistently consulted on clients’ safety and environmental issues relating to the general counsel, real estate, insurance, budgeting, and construction projects in addition to normal operation and maintenance activities at a facility. Kristen is also utilizing his real-world expertise to conduct classes as a professor in the Environmental Technology and Energy Management Masters Programs at NYIT. He is 2SAFE’s Principal Trainer in EPA and OSHA regulations, is an OSHA Authorized Trainer, and has completed 100’s of HAZWOPER classes and 1000’s of OSHA safety training classes. He is a Certified Class A/B Operator under the NYSDEC Petroleum Bulk Storage Program and a Certified Safety Consultant under the NYSDOL Code Rule 59 and 60 Work Place Safety Program.

He is the Past President for the Long Island Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers and is an active member of AIHA, CSHEMA, SEHSA. He is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and Chemical Hygiene Officer. Kristen currently serves on NYIT, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Stony Brook University, and Sartorius Stedim North America Inc.’s International Biosafety Committees.

Our Staff

2SAFE’s top-notch employees are all leaders with experience in the environmental field, comprised of consulting, training, and contracting experience. Specifically, we have experience in:

  • Regulatory agency liaison 
  • Phase I/Phase II Environmental Site Assessment programs
  • Remedial investigations
  • Tank removal and closure
  • Spill cleanup and remediation
  • Report preparation
  • Feasibility studies
  • Construction oversight
  • Responsible for preparing and implementing NYSDEC-approved site-specific work plans
  • Coordinating activities with field personnel, regulatory agencies, construction management teams, project managers, health and safety personnel, property owners, and subcontractors.

Our employees consist of:

  • Geologists
  • Engineers
  • Safety Specialists
  • University Professors
  • Continuing Education Instructors
  • Certified OSHA Trainers 
  • On-site Profesionals
  • Certified Safety Professionals (CSPs)
  • Certified Safety Consultants (CSC)