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James B. Howry

Safety Professional

Experience Summary

Mr. Howry is a Senior Research Associate with the Georgia Tech Research Institute, the applied research arm of the Georgia Institute of Technology.  As a part of the research faculty at Georgia Tech, Mr. Howry has completed over 450 technical reports, several dozen training sessions and provided technical assistance to small businesses throughout the state of Georgia.  Through his work with small business, Mr. Howry has been instrumental in abating serious workplace hazards to which workers were previously exposed and raised awareness to safety and health issues in the workplace. 

Mr. Howry’s focus areas include the development and implementation of safety and health management systems.  As a part of his work he has authored several technical guides and CD’s, presented at numerous conferences, seminars and courses.  Mr. Howry has a B.S from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (1992) and a MBA from the Georgia Institute of Technology (2003). 


Additional Training/Certifications

  • OSHA 510
  • National Safety Council: First Aid/ CPR Instructor
  • Excavating, Trenching and Shoring
  • National Safety Council: Utility Flagging Instructor
  • Fork Lift Safety Instructor
  • Defensive Driving Instructor