Safety Consultant


Kristy is a safety instructor with a wealth of experience in the safety industry, including working as a traveling safety consultant, providing on-site safety procedures to companies, teaching oil field safety in the field and in the classroom, and assisting drilling engineers with quality control on drilling sites. Her oilfield instructor experience includes PEC/Safeland, OSHA 10/20, 511, 501, CPR/First Aid, Commercial Defensive Driving, Contractor Safety Orientation and more.

Kristy currently teaches One Basin-One Way for NDSC.


What do you do at NDSC?
I have an extensive background in the oil and gas industry and education.   I am currently a consultant for One Basin-One Way, but have also taught courses in CPR / First Aid / OSHA / PEC-Safeland and Commercial Defensive Driving.

Why is NDSC’s mission to prevent injuries and save lives important to you?
Any injury is unnecessary when performing a job function, and any life lost is one too many.

What are your hobbies?
I show quarter horses and compete in National Shoot To Retrieve with my pointing dogs.

Name one really interesting thing about yourself.
I have won 4 world championship titles with my horse, Harley.

If you could travel anywhere, where would it be and why?
I would go back to Italy – and spend more time in the southern part along the Mediterranean. It is the most beautiful place I have ever seen.

Favorite singer/band/song?
George Strait

If you could change one thing about the world, what would it be?
For people to not live in fear.

What is your biggest strength and your biggest weakness?
Strength – passion.  Weakness – I care too much sometimes

What store would you pick to max out your credit card?
Runnings or Cabelas

If you were a superhero, what would your powers be?
Hear people’s thoughts

Who would play you in a movie?
Sandra Bullock

What’s on your bucket list?
Win at the AQHA Congress or a National Title with my Dog

What is your favorite movie, book and TV show?

Movie – ’50 First Dates’

Book – Harry Potter series

TV Show – ‘Survivor’