Mr. Gleason teaches ENV 460/560, Occupational Safety Management and ENVH 462/562, Technical Aspects of Industrial Safety. He currently is a lecturer in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences at the UW. He also assists in ENVH 559, Applied Industrial Hygiene and Safety.
Mr. Gleason worked for Federal OSHA and State WISHA as an inspector for thirteen years. He has been teaching at the University of Washington for the last 20 years. He currently assists the University of Washington OSHA Training center providing services to Region 10 comprising Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska.
Mr. Gleason also assists in third party liability cases as an expert witness in construction, general industry and maritime safety cases. After the cases are settled he uses the information (without the names of the establishments) as real world case histories in his courses.