Occupational safety and health consultant

Blue Ridge Safety Consulting, LLC is an occupational safety and health consultant firm with direct experience in the field of OSHA compliance.   We are conveniently located in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina and serve clients in the Western North Carolina and Blue Ridge Region.


Taking a proactive approach to workplace safety and health has a proven return on investment according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (1).  Saving money and being more profitable can help you to grow your company.  Moreover, this approach can help greatly with costs such as worker’s compensation claims, insurance premiums, employee retention, and recruitment of new employees. 


Jonathan Borntrager has 18 years of experience in the areas of industrial hygiene, occupational safety, environmental health, and public health.  He assists employers in OSHA compliance, safety program development and training. He conducts OSHA compliance assessments, provides customized safety and health training, and is an authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer for General Industry, Construction, and Disaster Site Worker.  Jonathan has capabilities in managing a myriad of safety and occupational health program elements to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and eliminate or control potential hazards. His experience as a Compliance Safety and Health Officer (CSHO) with the NC Department of Labor allows him to fully understand the safety and health regulatory requirements of employers.

Jonathan holds a BS in Environmental Health (Industrial Hygiene concentration) from East Carolina University, as well as an MS in Occupational Safety also from East Carolina University. Jonathan holds the professional credential of Certified Safety Professional (CSP #20529).  This is a nationally recognized credential in the field of occupational safety. 


Jonathan has instructed as an adjunct professor at Western Carolina University in the Environmental Health Sciences Program.  He is also a Board member for the Piedmont Chapter of American Society of Safety Engineers and the Western NC Safety and Health Conference.