GLOBAL SAFETY

OUR FOUNDER

James J. Thatcher, PhD has 35 years of experience in the oil and gas, metals/minerals, and chemical industry, with management positions in engineering, operations, human resources, safety, health and environment, and training and security. He has a B.S. in engineering, an M.S. in mechanical engineering, and a PhD in psychology/organizational development. Dr. Thatcher  is retired from the U.S. Marine Corps with the rank of Colonel. He is the past president of the National Safety Management Society.

WHAT WE CAN DO

CHANGE...

Global Safety Solutions can facilitate the implementation of a company wide value system which creates a culture where the EHS process becomes a VALUE and not just a priority. 

STRENGTHEN...

Our EHS management system strengthens the company's ability to meet and exceed government regulations and to build a total EHS management system.

ESTABLISH...

Global Safety Solutions will establish

  • a training and development system that provides the right kind and level of training for each job title or function
  • the training that is required  for OSHA, DOT, and EPA regulations is conducted on site
  • audits of PSM elements, OSHA 18001 standards and EPA 14000 elements, site facilities, and EHS organizational structure and functions

More Services

SAFETY

We provide methods to keep your employees safe whether it is a chemical plant, a mining operation, a warehouse, an oil and gas facility, or an office building. A wide variety of methods are utilized to help your operation with OSHA compliance.

PSM/HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

Global Safety Solutions can help teach your employees  to be safe while handling, storing, producing or shipping  hazardous materials. 

HUMAN RESOURCES

GSS will help your HR staff keep current with best practices, regulations, and trends. People management and laws regarding employment.

SAFE CONSTRUCTION ISSUES

We can help you implement best practices to help your workers stay safe. OSHA regulations can be difficult to understand. We can help you make sense of them.

TRAINING

Global Safety Solutions will provide answers to your training needs utilizing a variety of methods.

ADVISORY AND MANAGED SERVICES

Safety conformance and compliance solutions are among our services. We can also help you with regulatory and labor-intensive services. This will free you to concentrate on your core business.

WEBINARS AND SEMINARS

Current Webinars and Seminars scheduled for 2017

WEBINARS

  • Jan. 9, 2017    Ethics in EHS 1:00 PM EST
  • Jan. 23, 2017  EHS Leading Indicators 1:00 PM EST
  • Feb. 13, 2017  Creating High Performance Expectations 1:00 PM EST
  • Feb. 27, 2017  Motivation for EHS Practioners 1:00 PM EST

  SEMINARS

  • Feb. 2-3, 2017   Seattle, WA
  • April 6-7, 2017   Baltimore, MD


To register for the seminars and webinars, contact COMPLIANCE4ALL at 800.385.1607 or on the web.

NEWS

Latest Presentation

   Dr. Thatcher just completed a safety presentation on hazard recognition and situational awareness at a major oil and gas company construction site. This was a part of their stand down. Two hundred workers were in attendance at the West Virginia location. 

PUBLICATIONS

YOU CAN FIND THESE ARTICLES ON THE WEB...

JOURNAL OF SAFETY MANAGEMENT  JUNE 2000

Managing Safety Through a Systems Approach

VOLUNTARY PROTECTION PROGRAM LEADER MAGAZINE  NOVEMBER 2001

Culture or Behavior; Which Comes First

OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS MAGAZINE

Terrorism and Safety - How 9/11 Changed Everything November 2002

Core Practices- Culture or Behavior, Which Comes First April 2003

Delivering on Safety Expectations August 2003

Changing the Safety Culture - The How To's November 2004

ASSE PROFESSIONAL SAFETY MAGAZINE

Terrorism and Safety





CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

OSHA CONFERENCE  DECEMBER 2009

Value Driven Safety

IADC CONFERENCE  JANUARY 2011

Leading Indicators in EHS

Rocky Mountain Health April 2012

Value Driven Safety

DJ BASIN & NIOBRARA  SAFETY CONFERENCE APRIL 2013

Value Driven Safety

OIL AND GAS SAFETY CONFERENCE  DECEMBER 2012

Leading Indicators in Safety




CLIENTS

Here is a list of former clients

  • Rio Tinto (Mining)
  • Nerco ( Oil & Gas & Mining)
  • Conoco/Phillips (Oil & Gas)
  • Arkema (Chemicals)
  • Tetra (Technology)
  • Encana (Oil & Gas)
  • Anglo-Gold (Mining))
  • Con (Gold Mining)
  • Whiting (Oil & Gas)
  • Southhampton (Chemicals)
  • Antero (Oil & Gas)


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THANK YOU

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YOU ARE IMPORTANT TO US!


Global Safety Solutions

234 Stuarts Lane, Talladega, AL 35160, US

720.238.0235

Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm by phone

720.238.0235


Anytime at our email

thatcher.safety1@yahoo.com