Jim Ruggiero, CSHS, CHST

Director of Safety & Health

Jim Ruggiero is the force behind the EDiS safety program, and leads the effort to keep our construction and office teams healthy and safe.

Jim is a guy who is serious about safety. He started his construction career as a steel worker, and joined EDiS Company in 2011 after a successful career as an OSHA Safety Consultant with the State of Delaware.  As the Director of Safety & Health, Jim works with the EDiS project teams and subcontractors to review project specific requirements prior to work beginning on each and every job. He makes regular job site visits to review safety and health conditions, working closely with the field teams to keep the EDiS job sites safe. Jim has been in the construction industry since 1987 with a focus on safety and health since 1994.

Quick Facts:
  • Training & Education chairperson for of the Delaware Contractors Association (DCA).
  • Member of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Safety & Health Committee.
  • Achieved Construction Safety & Health Specialist (CSHS) Certification.
  • Completed the National Safety Council, Advanced Safety Certificate program.
  • Achieved Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) certification, awarded to safety practitioners who meet and continue to meet all requirements established by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP).

Favorite Dessert

Jim's favorite dessert - with coffee of course!

Favorite Pasttime

Jim's favorite thing to do - spending time with his family and friends.

Professional Involvement

As an active member of both the Associated Builders and Contractors and the Associated General Contractors of America, Jim volunteers his time for several committees and events.

Favorite Place

Jim was torn between two places as his favorites: exploring unique cafes or coffee houses, or spending the day at the beach!

Words of Meaning

“Don’t be afraid to do the right thing.”

Linda, Jim's very wise mom

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