With real-world experience as a Wisconsin regulator and a facility manager, we are the experts to help you prevent, fight, and correct citations, as well as construct your building to satisfy codes.

Heather Lauzon Werner- 2nd Generation

Heather Werner - Owner

2015-present, Owner of Lauzon Life Safety Consulting; Financial Officer; Conduct life safety and construction inspections; Present training programs; Generate inspection forms; Perform Document Reviews; Evaluate and update Life Safety Plans; Respond to code inquiries. Wisconsin Healthcare Engineering Association, Chapter 1 Officer.

2012-2015, Consultant to Lauzon Life Safety Consulting. Conduct life safety inspections; generate training videos; present training programs; generate inspection forms; serve on WHEA Education and Professional Development Committee; serve on WHEA Code Committee.

2012-2015, Director of Environment of Care, Lakeview Specialty Hospital, Waterford, WI. She was responsible for providing a safe and compliant environment for hospital rehab patients, CBRF residents, and behavioral residential children. Heather directed all facility operations, including maintenance, housekeeping, laundry, and construction.  She maintained documentation of compliance for multiple authorities having jurisdiction including, the Joint Commission, CMS, and CARF.

2004-2012, Supervisor, Maple Leaf Production. She performed quality inspections throughout the state; Developed training programs; Lead research projects; Managed multiple stages of production and staffing; Received Incident Command Training.


Bill Lauzon- 1st Generation

Bill Lauzon - Founder

2016-Present, Gradually retiring from the traveling side of consulting work.  Perform Plan Reviews; Present training programs; Respond to code inquiries. 

2011-present, Founder of Lauzon Life Safety Consulting, a common-sense resource for the health care industry for common-sense code compliance.

2006-2011, Wis Department of Health Services as health care surveyor and plan reviewer of hospitals, nursing homes, CBRFs, dialysis units, and surgical centers. Promoted to Lead Engineer with responsibilities for training all state life safety surveyors, the statewide approver of waivers and variances, and final jurisdiction on DQA code interpretations, and the   Wisconsin liaison with CMS-Chicago Region.

1990-2006, Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Medical Center, Racine, WI as Facility Director and Construction Engineer. Bill managed the maintenance, construction, and safety programs. During this time, he oversaw over $150 million in new construction and received 3 large CMS surveys.

1985-1990, St. Catherine's Hospital in Kenosha, WI as Facility Director and Construction Engineer. He managed the maintenance, construction, safety, security, housekeeping, biomedical equipment, and laundry programs.

1980-1985, Hamlin Industries in Lake Mills, WI as Facility & Maintenance Engineer.

1979-1980, Schweiger Furniture in Jefferson, WI as Facility & Maintenance Engineer

1973-1978, VA Hospital System in Tomah & Madison, WI and Fargo, ND (hospital & nursing homes), Assistant Chief Engineer and Regional Safety Engineer


Alex Werner- 3rd Generation

Alex Werner - Coordinator 2019-Present, Business Major, University of Wisconsin - Plattville

 2018-Present, Coordinator and trainee at Lauzon Life Safety Consulting.

 2017-2019, Accounting Major, University of Wisconsin - River Falls.

 2015, Housekeeper at  Lakeview Specialty Hospital, Waterford, WI.