Jim Wright

NGWA Safety Subcommittee
Jim Wright is Director of Safety for WDC Exploration & Wells. He holds a Bachelor's in Chemistry and Master's in Industrial Hygiene. Jim started in drilling in 1991 as a safety officer for monitoring on Superfund sites. Jim has designed and implemented safety systems for drilling operations in US, Africa, Australia, Mexico, Canada and South America. Jim is an MSHA certified underground/surface mining instructor; American Red Cross certified child/adult first aid / CPR instructor; OSHA 10/30 hour construction safety trainer; performance, off-road and Smith System driving instructor; and LPS certified instructor. Jim is Chairman of NGWA Professional Development, Safety Subcommittee.