Skipper holds a BS degree in Industrial Technology, with a safety option, from Louisiana State University. He recently received ASSE’s highest honor, that of being named a Society Fellow. He is a Professional Member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) by examination. Skipper holds ASSE’s Certificate in Safety Management and Executive Safety Certificate and has been named 2009 Safety Trainer of the Year. He has been named Safety Professional of the Year at the Chapter, Region and National level. Skipper is also a certified OSHA General Industry Outreach Trainer and a certified Six Sigma Green Belt.
He has presented a wide variety of general safety, safety management, workplace training and communication seminars to audiences including Federal and State OSHA, Workers Compensation programs, general industry, educational institutions and trade or professional organizations in the U.S., Canada and Europe. Skipper is the co-author and instructor of Safety Management I & II; required courses for ASSE's Certificate in Safety Management. He is also a faculty member of the Society’s Executive Safety Certificate program.