Jim Tarpinian, CHP
Owner and Principal Consultant
Tarpinian Consulting Services
Jim served most recently as Director of ESH&Q for the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory at Stanford University. Prior to that he was Vice President, Corporate Environmental, Safety, Health and Quality (ESH&Q), for Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) where he set strategic ESH&Q goals and objectives and provided corporate leadership, technical support services and oversight for Battelle operations, including six national laboratories and international, commercial and government research facilities and operations.
Jim's extensive EHS&Q experience also includes serving as Director of Environment, Safety, Health & Quality for Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), and a 23 year career with Bechtel managing, developing and administering safety and health programs and technical support services for a wide range of Bechtel environmental remediation projects.
Jim is a professional member of ASSE and enjoys giving motivational talks about safety and safety management. He has served as Chair of the American Board of Health Physics, Chair of the American Academy of Health Physics and Director of the Health Physics Society. Jim is a recipient of the Elda Anderson Award, the William McAdams service award, the Joyce P. Davis memorial award and the Fellow Award from the Health Physics Society.