Mercy Work Health & Safety Staff

Work Health & Safety Services Staff

In order to better serve the community, WHSS has assembled a team of experts dedicated to making your business a healthier, safer place to work. From common sense practices to drug screening to dealing with work-related health issues, the WHSS team is trained to improve the quality of your work environment.

Trust our friendly staff to provide the most convenient, comprehensive and highest quality occupational health services for your company's employees.

L. Bruce Hensley, D.O.

Medical Director
Phone: 330-966-8098 Email:

Dr. Hensley received his Medical degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine with postgraduate training at Akron General Medical Center and The University of Cincinnati. A certified Medical Review Officer, he has served as the WHSS Medical Director since 1995. He frequently speaks on drug screening and work-related medical issues.


Michael Valentino

Physician’s Assistant - Certified
Phone: 330-966-8879 Email:

Michael came to WHSS in 1999. He was previously with Mercy Hospital, where he spent 20 years as a Surgeon Assistant. He holds degrees from Akron University (Surgical Assistant and Technical Education), the University of the State of New York (Nursing Degree), Cuyahoga Community College (Physician’s Assistant – Certified) and Duke University (Certificate in Occupational and Environmental Medicine). He currently lives in North Canton with his three daughters.


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