2021 ASSP’s Regional Safety Professional of the Year (SPY)

Jim McGlothlin ASSP SPY July 2021
Jim McGlothlin ASSP SPY July 2021

2021 ASSP’s Regional Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) Award recipient: James D. McGlothlin.

This award recognizes a safety professional who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in the safety field. While also making significant contributions to advancing the profession.


According to the award committee, under the leadership of Cindy Brown, CSP, Louisville Chapter President, the field of candidates were especially outstanding in their achievements. However, Dr. Jim McGlothlin clearly stood out without exception.


Noted recent achievements: In collaboration with the Workplace Health Without Borders and its U.S. branch, Jim/s VEMS (Video Exposure Monitoring System®), of which he hold several patents, has been used in developing countries throughout the world to prevent accidents, prevent deaths, and improve factories in Viet Nam and mud brick factories in Egypt. Jim also continues to work with NASA as it relates to ergonomics to zero gravity! Congrats to Jim for his high achievements towards those in the workplace.