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Burk Shaw


Burk is President of Medsafe, La Porte, TX. He joined Medsafe in 1990 after graduating from Stephen F. Austin State University with BBA in Finance & Economics. Burk has over 27 years of safety experience including manufacturing, services and distribution. Burk lives in Houston and is married to wife Talbott and has three children. Burk enjoys golf and spending time with family and friends on the weekends.

Burk serves on the board as a director. Burk is also on the Board of the Texas Safety Foundation which provides scholarships to students entering the safety field. Burk also has served on numerous advisory committees for safety equipment manufacturers.

What makes me a great Safety Equipment Expert

I have 28 years of experience being a Safety Equipment Specialist and worked with many different sectors


Featured Location

4200 Underwood Rd.
La Porte, TX 77571

Certificates & Training

  • Competent Person Fall Protection
  • Safety Equipment Expert 101
  • Safety Equipment Expert 201

Professional Safety Organizations

  • American Society of Safety Engineers
  • Texas Safety Foundation Board Member
  • Safety Network Board Member

Product Expertise

  • Fall Protection
  • Gas Detection
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Protective Clothing

Industry Expertise

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical/Pharmaceuticals
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Manufacturing

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