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Room: 2720
Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 263-0267

Primary Affiliation:
College of Engineering

Profile Summary

As Director for Safety in the College of Engineering, Jesse is responsible for building a culture of safety within the College. He is also responsible for developing and overseeing policies, procedures, and programs to ensure compliance with applicable federal and state codes, accreditation agency requirements, and UW standards. He serves as the College liason with the UW Environmental Health and Safety Office and provides UW Risk Management with analysis of workers compensation injuries within the College. Jesse serves as the co-leader of the Campus Safety, Health, and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA) Embedded Safety Professionals Committee.

Decker joined the College of Engineering in 2018. Prior to this, Jesse served as a researcher and radiation safety officer in biotech industry and as Risk Management Officer at UW-Platteville from 2014-2017. He earned his bachelor’s degree from UW-Parkside and master’s degree from Columbia Southern University.

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