Wright Joins Terracon as the National Director of Safety and Health
OLATHE, KS Terracon introduces Jim Wright as its National Director of Safety and Health. He will lead the corporate safety group in proactively partnering and collaborating with operations, working closely with all levels of leadership to support and anticipate safety needs, and help operations build and sustain an Incident and Injury-Free workplace.
"We all go home safe to our families - that is everyone's goal at Terracon," Wright said. "When I came here, I could immediately see the commitment to safety that the management team has. I could also see that employees are embracing the safety culture. I have a passion for safety so it was important to me to find a company that shares that same commitment."
Wright has over 25 years of experience in safety management, programs and compliance. Before joining Terracon, he served as Compliance Manager for Safety, Health, Environmental, and Quality for National Exploration, Wells and Pumps in Woodland, California. Wright has designed and implemented world-class safety systems for drilling operations in the U.S., Africa, Australia, Mexico, Canada, and South America.
He earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Central Methodist College and a master's degree in industrial hygiene from the University of Central Missouri. Wright is Chairman of the National Groundwater Association's Professional Development Safety Subcommittee and received the organization's 2012 Safety Advocate Award.