Bart Briggs, CSP

Bart Briggs is the founder and owner of Safety Plus, Inc and has actively served as its President and CEO since 1991. The company currently services hundreds of companies across industries including manufacturing, commercial and industrial contracting, trucking, oil and gas, aviation, warehousing, and more. Many of these managed clients have been with Safety Plus for 10, 15, and even 20 years or more, ultimately relying upon Bart’s expertise, and the expertise of the team he has built.

Today Safety Plus provides safety & loss control expertise, cutting edge software systems, industrial services, personnel, and processes that truly make it the leader in safety service. Bart graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering, later earning his CSP. Before founding Safety Plus, Bart worked for Shell Oil for 11 years as a top 1% performer. To date he has been called upon as a safety expert and provided testimony in over 300 legal proceedings.

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Articles by Bart Briggs, CSP


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In many cases, you can keep silica levels below the permissible exposure limits without using OSHA's Table 1. Read this article to find out...

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Q&A by Bart Briggs, CSP


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The initial safety audit of a workplace or new jobsite should be a comprehensive hazard assessment to identify the physical, chemical, and...

How does contesting an OSHA citation affect your risk of repeat inspection or citation? How does contesting an OSHA citation affect your risk of repeat inspection or citation? How does contesting an OSHA citation affect your risk of repeat inspection or citation? How does contesting an OSHA citation affect your risk of repeat inspection or citation?


OSHA bases citation severity decisions on several criteria, and one of those is whether or not the company under audit has a history...