CTJ Safety Associates


About CTJ Safety Associates
Company History

David Coble, CSP

Bill Taylor, CSP

Jim Jones, ARM

CTJ Safety Associates, LLC was formed in 2001 by David Coble, Bill Taylor, and Jim Jones. They bring to their clients over 25 years of experience, a unique blend of talents, and a vast knowledge of the safety industry. Their experience includes work with OSHA, general industry, local government, as well as many years in consulting and training.

Having consulted with Fortune 500 companies for the past 15 years, the consultants of CTJ Safety Associates know the relationship and support you need from a safety consultant. They know you need current regulatory information, indepth reports, clear training materials, as well as explanations and presentations in plain English.

Read about each of the principal officers below.

David Coble
Bill Taylor
Jim Jones

Our office is located at:

113 Cambay Court
Cary, North Carolina 27513

(919) 466-7506
Fax (919) 467-1854

To contact individual consultants, see the e-mail links and phone number listed for each.

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David Coble, Safety Consultant David Coble, CSP, President, CTJ Safety Associates

David Coble has 32 years of safety consulting and management experience. This experience includes 12 years with the North Carolina Department of Labor - OSHA where he served as Chief of the Bureau of Consultative Services and Manager of the Inspection Exemption Program, the precursor to the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP). He was also an OSHA Compliance Officer responsible for conducting compliance inspections, investigating fatalities, catastrophes and employee complaints.

For 20 years with ELB & Associates and its successor companies, David assisted a variety of clients in manufacturing, services, construction, and the public sector by conducting simulated OSHA inspections, safety and OSHA compliance training, and developing policies and safety management systems. He has visited over 2,500 different plants and facilities throughout North America and overseas. In addition, he has several years of experience in textile manufacturing.

David holds memberships and leadership roles in numerous national standards setting committees and is a nationally recognized expert in OSHA recordkeeping. Other areas of expertise include OSHA compliance and related management systems.

David can be reached at:

113 Cambay Court
Cary, North Carolina 27513
(919) 466-7506

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Education, Certifications, and Professional Memberships

M.S., Safety Management, University of Arizona, 1981

B.S. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1973

Coursework in Ergonomics, North Carolina State University, 1977

Certified Safety Professional

Director, Board of Certified Safety Professionals

American Society of Safety Engineers, Professional Member

American Society of Safety Engineers, Standards Development Committee

Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer

ANSI B15 Committee: Safety Standards for Mechanical Power Transmission Apparatus

E-mail David Coble
Bill Taylor, Safety Consultant Bill Taylor, CSP, Vice President, CTJ Safety Associates

Bill Taylor has nearly 30 years of safety experience. He is a former director of safety and health programs in both industry and municipal government, with diverse safety and health managerial experience, including a concentration in ergonomics. He is the author of Effective Environmental, Health and Safety Management Using the Team Approach (2005, John Wiley & Sons) and has also published award-winning articles on ergonomics and training.

For over 18 years with ELB & Associates and its successor companies, Bill assisted a variety of clients in manufacturing, services, construction, and the public sector by conducting simulated OSHA inspections, safety and OSHA compliance training, and developing policies and safety management systems. He has visited a large variety of plants and facilities throughout North America and overseas.

He is past-president of the North Carolina Chapter of ASSE, the North Carolina Association of Local Government Employee Safety Officials and the regional safety council. His specialties include safety management systems, OSHA standards training, and audits.

Bill can be reached at:

1500 Rowemont Drive
Durham, North Carolina 27705
(919) 477-1332

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Education, Certifications, and Professional Memberships

A.A.S., Manufacturing Engineering, Wilson Technical College

Occupational Safety and Health Management, University of Alabama

Coursework in Ergonomics, North Carolina State University

Certified Safety Professional

American Society of Safety Engineers, Professional Member

Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer

North Carolina Chapter ASSE - Past President

North Carolina Association of Local Governmental Employee Safety Officials - Past President

Regional Safety Council

E-mail Bill Taylor
Jim Jones, Safety Consultant Jim Jones,ARM, Vice President, CTJ Safety Associates

Jim Jones has nearly 30 years of safety experience. He was Corporate Safety and Risk Manager for a 250+ store retail chain for twelve years, where he developed and directed corporate safety and health programs, administered workers' compensation and general liability insurance, assured compliance with all federal, state and local safety, fire and environmental regulations (OSHA, NFPA, EPA, SARA, and RCRA), and developed the departmental budget. He also supervised a staff of Field Safety Specialists.

His safety experience also includes four years as an OSHA Compliance Officer with North Carolina OSHA, and 13 years with ELB & Associates and its successor companies.

As a consultant for with ELB & Associates and its successors, Jim assisted a variety of clients in manufacturing, services, construction, and the public sector by conducting simulated OSHA inspections, safety and OSHA compliance training, and developing policies and safety management systems. He has visited a large variety of plants and facilities throughout North America and overseas.

Jim specializes in machine safety, electrical safety, and the OSHA standards.

He can be reached at:

113 Cambay Court
Cary, North Carolina 27513
(252) 492-5088

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Education, Certifications, and Professional Memberships

M.E., Industrial Arts Education and Industrial and Technical Education, North Caroliina State University, 1975

B.S. Industrial Arts Education, North Carolina State University, 1974

Associate of Arts, Chowan College, 1968

Associate in Risk Management

American Society of Safety Engineers, Professional Member

Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer

Risk and Insurance Management Society, Professional Member

Midstate (NC) Safety Council, Past Board Member

E-mail Jim Jones

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