About Workplace Safety

Jon Wallace

Workplace Safety was founded in 2002 by W. Jon Wallace, CSP, MBA. Jon is a Certified Safety Professional with nearly three decades occupational safety experience and is nationally recognized in the area of occupational safety. His industrial experience includes Mobil Oil and Hercules, where he not only gained the technical knowledge of occupational safety and loss control but also how to effectively implement practical, pragmatic safety solutions to everyday safety concerns.

Upon obtaining his Master of Business Administration (MBA) Jon relocated to North Carolina and became a safety consultant. He has assisted clients in the chemical, nuclear, furniture, semiconductor, automotive, steel, and pharmaceutical industries with their occupational safety needs. His recent focus has been NFPA 70E® —Electrical Safe Work practices, OSHA compliance training, lockout/tagout risk assessments, robotics safety, as well as combustible dust program reviews.

In addition to safety consulting, Jon is an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the School of Public Health at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is on the faculty of The University of North Carolina Education & Research Center (ERC). He teaches various safety topics including the 10- and 30-hour OSHA compliance courses. He is an Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer.

Jon is frequently interviewed on TV concerning workplace fatalities and is a regular guest on ESPN “Outside the Lines.”

Contact Jon today or call him at 919.933.5548 to discuss how he can assist you with your occupational safety needs.    

More about Jon Wallace


  • Bachelor of Science in Safety Engineering Technology, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV, 1986
  • Master of Business Administration, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 1996


  • Certified by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (Comprehensive Practice) (#12418)
  • Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer

Association Memberships

  • American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) – Professional Member
  • President-Elect, Triangle Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers
  • Member, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)


  • Adjunct Assistant Professor: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


  • WVU Athletics
  • Personal Finance
  • Triathlons:
    • Belews Lake Olympic Distance Triathlon (2015, 2016)
    • Alcatraz 3X finisher (2015, 2016, 2017)
    • Beach2Battleship 70.3 (2015)
Jon Wallace Triathlon
2016 Escape from Alcatraz
Jon Wallace Triathlon
2016 Escape from Alcatraz
Jon Wallace Triathlon
2015 Alcatraz swim
Jon Wallace triathlon

Jon Wallace Triathlon
2015 Beach2Battleship 70.3
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2015 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon
Jon Wallace triathlon
Jon Wallace triathlon
2015 Beach2Battleship 70.3

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