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Bio: David Leix

CSP, Safety & Risk Manager

Dave Leix

Dave Leix is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and Safety & Risk Manager for the State of Wisconsin / Department of Workforce Development (DWD) – Worker's Compensation Division, Madison, WI.

Dave brings forty (40) plus years of professional safety and health (EHS) consulting and managerial experience to a wide variety of customers and clients. This has included working as a Safety Director in private industry; and, progressively responsible IL, IA, MN and WI customer field service consulting experience with the Liberty Mutual Group and two other national property casualty insurance carriers. Recent emphasis has been with Industrial; Construction; Transportation, Warehousing & Logistics; Construction; and Public Sector operations and clients.

Dave has also developed, directed and managed customer and agency loss control services provided by Wisconsin and Minnesota based field Loss Control Consultants while serving as Wisconsin Loss Control Manager for Fremont Compensation Insurance Group.

Dave's current State of Wisconsin/DWD – WC Division job responsibilities and duties include:

Dave is a current OSHA 10_30 Hour Trainer / Authorized Instructor, for both OSHA 1910 General Industry, and 1926 Construction curriculums. Dave is also a First-Aid/CPR/AED Instructor following the National Safety Council’s training protocols.

Dave has a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from UW-Platteville in Industrial Technology and Occupational Safety.

Dave is an active member of the local SE Wisconsin ASSP Chapter and has served on the ASSP Chapter’s Executive Board from 2005 - 2012, most recently serving as the SE Wisconsin Chapter’s President and Past President (2009 – 2011).

Dave's past work experience includes injury, accident and loss source focused EHS consulting services in the areas of risk assessment and management; Worker's Compensation claims administration; auto/fleet safe driving training; public, products and general liability; and, fire/property safety and health training. Areas of expertise include:

Contact Information:

  • Mike Anamendolla

    Dave brings over 40 years of professional safety and health (EHS) consulting and managerial experience to his role as Safety & Risk Manager for DWD's Worker's Compensation Division. He presents at a variety of association/industry trade group safety and risk management training events. Full bio for Dave Leix.


    201 E. Washington Avenue - Room C100
    (608) 266-4541 – direct
    (608) 266-6827 - fax
    David.Leix@dwd.wisconsin.gov