Francisco “Frank” Jaconetta is the District Safety and Health Manager for the Florida Department of Transportation – District Six Miami. He has been with the department since January 2021. He is a retired Police Officer from New Jersey. He assisted in the response and recovery effort of the 911 attack at the World Trade Center. He went on to become Chief of Safety, Security & Emergency Management at the North Jersey District Water Supply Commission which serves clean drinking water to more than three million people in Northern New Jersey before relocating to Florida.
The FDOT Safety and Health Department provides education, training, and support to the entire district to promote a healthy and safe work environment and prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate against natural disasters and other emergencies affecting the agency and Florida’s travelling public.
The Safety and Health Department assists the FDOT community with evaluating and minimizing risks in the wide-ranging activities of faculty, contractors, and the public. Including working in conjunction with other government agencies and partners to develop and implement laws, regulations, and standards to protect the health, safety, and the environment of the State of Florida.