In 2019 we added several safety professionals to enhance the depth of the HART team an expand our services to you.  Our goal will be to offer more availability to the HART courses through more regularly scheduled classes at our multiple training facilities plus on-demand and live instructor-led remote training options. We're striving to make quality fall protection safety training more readily available to you, wherever you are.

If you have any questions about our courses or upcoming class dates, or to arranged private training, our Training Coordinator Arissa Mendiola will be happy to help. You can reach out to us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Stay tuned for more exciting things to come as our new HART brand training launches in North America, and of course, stay safe.

Training Sales Specialist & Coordinator - Arissa Mendiola

Arissa Mendiola

My name is Arissa Mendiola, Training Sales Specialist and Coordinator for HART. I have been with PSG since February of 2013. Before joining PSG, I was working at a Copy and Print Center where I connected with the Director of Training. At the time, I was responsible for printing all of PSG's training material (workbooks, tests, wallet cards, etc.). With some familiarity with the training material, I applied for the Training Assistant position and the rest is history.

HART has evolved into one of the leaders of Fall Protection training. Along with the department, my position with everyday operations has grown into an elaborate and fulfilling job. Coming from no previous fall protection background, I’ve learned an immense amount about fall protection, and the safety industry as a whole. My position involves all the “behind the scenes” work. Some of my responsibilities include prospecting new training opportunities, creating training solutions for companies, as well as, registration procedures, order entry, purchasing of training equipment/materials, shipping and receiving of training materials, as well as coordination of all in-house and offsite training courses just to name a few.

PSG is now the world’s largest independent provider of fall protection equipment and training, and it is a pleasure being a part of a revolutionary company whose primary goal is provide quality fall protection solutions.

Training Instructor - Mel Ezzo

Mel Ezzo

My name is Mel Ezzo and I am a Training Instructor for HART. After starting with the Engineered Services Group in 2014, I am very excited to be with the training division of PSG.

Safety training and management has been my passion and profession for over 17 years. After starting in construction management in residential construction, I saw a real need for safety training for construction workers.

Before coming to PSG, I oversaw safety at the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. Managing a safety program for nearly 2000 full time and seasonal staff was challenging and rewarding. Programs covering animal handling, amusement ride safety, guest safety, and occupational safety kept me very busy. My previous experience with safety and management with Habitat for Humanity helped immensely with working within limited resources in a not for profit environment. As a former builder and small business owner, safety has continually proven to be a top priority to ensure profit and production.

I am thrilled to be able to spread the message of safety with HART by PSG. Providing guidance for safe practices and policy for small business to large corporations will continue to be my passion. I look forward continuing to making HART the world class choice in training and fall protection safety.

Training Instructor - Jason Pyle

Jason Pyle

My name is Jason Pyle, a training instructor for HART, and a Houston area native. I live in Katy, TX with my wife Marissa, along with our two children Jordan and Michael. We are huge Houston Astros fans; Go ‘Stros! I came to PSG with an extensive background in health, safety, environmental, and training; within the oil and gas drilling industry.

In 2003 I began my career working in the Gulf of Mexico for drilling contractor Transocean where I held several field-level positions prior to making the transition into HSET roles. In 2007, I was promoted to Rig Safety and Training Coordinator for Transocean’s DD1. I held that RSTC position until 2011 when a transition to land allowed me to work as an HSET/ DOT supervisor.

In 2012 I began work as an HSET supervisor with Houston based private drilling contractor Big E Drilling. In 2013 I was made Corporate HSET & HR Manager with Big E Drilling; where I remained until 2018. With a long history of oil and gas experience, an acute knowledge for fall protection, and advanced HSET skillset I look forward to adding an array of skill and knowledge to the PSG training team.

Training Instructor - Peter McDowell

Peter McDowell

My name is Peter McDowell. I currently help develop and train on proper installation of anchors, use of safety equipment such as collective, and techniques of safe Working at Heights and Rescue and Confined Space safety and Rescue for HART.

After graduating from Saint Louis University in Madrid, Spain, I opened my own logistics company in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia where I constructed and managed two warehouse distribution centers focused on storing goods of various embassies and business products.

After selling the logistics company, I eventually moved back to Houston and started a QHSSE consulting company catering to oil and gas (OG) producers and contractor organizations where I trained OG companies in NEBOSH and aided in integrating producers and primary contractors in developing corporate QHSSE policies and safety cultures for international and domestic projects alike.