Jim is a Safety and Health Consultant with the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry. He spent several years in Occupational Safety Enforcement with the agency before leaving in 2006. He then spent 12 ½ years as a Safety Engineer in the semiconductor industry before rejoining the agency in 2019, and is currently assigned to the division of Consultation Services. Having experience in operating a small business, he understands the challenges of navigating regulatory and legal requirements. With over 30 years of experience in the field of Safety and Health, Risk Management, Training, and Management System Auditing, he is considered by many to be an expert in Safety and Health Program Management, and Regulatory Compliance.