“Because safety is personal integrity, principle, and about “doing the right thing.“ Every day we each make choices, choices that once made, we live with the rest of our lives. Make the right ones, so all go home to their families at the end of the day.”
Jay Skarphol
Safety Consultant
jays@ndsc.org
Jay Skarphol is a former Senior Environmental Health and Safety Specialist with a wide range of experience in general industry, construction, and oil and gas safety. In his former positions responsibilities included: safety management system reviews including; incident investigations; safety training; and on-site inspections, audits, and evaluations. With an associate’s degree from the University of North Dakota – Williston Center, Jay also has a background in HAZWOPER, Level 5 Hazardous Materials Incident Command and was a TapRooT Advanced Investigations Team Leader.

National Safety Council Certified Instructor and Instructor Trainer:
CPR/AED/First Aid
Defensive Driving Course- 4 Hour
Lift Truck Operator
National Safety Council Certified Instructor
Advanced Safety Certificate Program
North Dakota Safety Council Certified Instructor
Adverse Weather Driving – Slippery Slope
School Bus Driver Training
Alive at 25
OSHA 500, Authorized Trainer:
OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Construction Industry
OSHA 501, Authorized Trainer:
OSHA 10 & 30 Hour General Industry
OSHA Recordkeeping, Authorized Trainer
Certified Instructor:
Confined Spaces General Industry
Confined Spaces Construction
Construction Focus Four
ECCS Construction Refresher
ECCS General Industry Refresher
Fall Protection – Construction
HAZWOPER 8, 24, 40 Hour
Hearing Conservation
Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Awareness
Ladder and Stairway Safety
Lock Out/Tagout
Machine Guarding
Managing Silica Hazards
Process Safety Management
Trenching & Excavation – 2 & 4 Hour