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About Us

The Safety Company, Inc. Associates have an average of 15-20 years experience in Occupational and Industrial Safety with all associates being degreed, certified professionals in their field of expertise (CSP, CIH, etc.). With the combined resources of expert Associates, The Safety Company, Inc. has quickly become a valued company proving extremely beneficial for our domestic and international clients profit improvement.

In 2002, The Safety Company, Inc. provided Confined Space Management for The World Trade Center Emergency Response and Recovery Project.  Located in Tracy's Landing, MD, The Safety Company, Inc. offers a complete menu of Safety Training Courses and Safety Consulting Services.  The Safety Company, Inc. serves clients in every private and public industry segment (e.g. Transportation, Manufacturing, Food Processing, Medical, Energy and others).  Specializing in designing and delivering cost effective safety training, The Safety Company helps clients reduce employee injuries.  In addition, The Safety Company personalizes written safety programs and procedures to fit management styles and specific industrial exposures. This combined effort most effectively positions The Safety Company, Inc. as a World Class safety service provider.

Our clients have been able to significantly reduce injury rates and workers compensation costs up to 75%; institute effective safety programs; meet OSHA training and compliance requirements and improve the bottom line.

About Us

The Safety Company, Inc. is a woman owned  business and is dedicated to helping companies and organizations prevent injuries and provide a safe working environment for all employees in the workplace.

The Safety Company, Inc. is a premiere safety management and technical services firm. Our ability to provide premiere local safety talent on a short-term basis, enables us to focus solely on innovative safety solutions.  Our attention to detail, quality and cost control provides a significant competitive advantage over other firms.

The Safety Company, Inc. prides itself in achieving its primary goals of consistent superior performance, quality services, cost competitiveness and customer satisfaction.  The success of The Safety Company, Inc. commitment mirrors these goals.

We thank you in advance for your interest in exploring The Safety Company, Inc. as a value added resource to meet your organizations safety needs. We personally ensure the quality and timeliness of our safety services and products, as these are the standards of excellence that The Safety Company, Inc. consistently delivers and our clients expect!

Our Vision

the safety company inc vision iconOur vision is to make sure that every employee has the opportunity to go home at the end of the day free from injury and the knowledge about how to do that.  We take safety very seriously. We believe that we have the ability to make our people think before acting.

Our Mission

the safety company inc mission iconOur mission is to help companies and organizations prevent employee injuries, illness and fatalities by providing value added, cost effective, safety consulting and training. We keep our cost better than competitive so it is more affordable for everyone.

Our Clients

the safety company inc client list iconSome our Great clients include:

A&P Remodeling Co., Inc.
Abair Home Remodeling
Advanced Logistic Partners Inc.
Aerosol Monitoring & Analysis, Inc.
Allen & Shariff
American Engineering Corporation (AEC)
AMG Construction Corp.
AMEC Environment & Infrastructure, Inc.
Architect of the Capitol
Atlantic Environmental Services
BAE Systems
Bander Smith LLC
Battelle Memorial Institute
Battle Creek Construction
Borg Warner Automotive
Bovis Lendlease
Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC
Brawley Company
Building Envelope Solutions, LLC
Caddell Construction Co., LLC
Calvert Utilities
CER Incorporated
Chemung County ARC
Chesapeake Healthcare
Cianbro Companies
CJW Contractors Inc
Clark Construction
Clover Contracting, Inc.
Contract and Purchasing Solutions, Inc.
Deas Construction
Defense Base Services, Inc.
Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)
Delaware Army National Guard
Delmarva Veteran Builders
Dipardo & Cole, LLC
District Veterans Contracting
Dynastics, Inc.
EBP Design Group Consulting Engineers, PS
Efrain Jimenez Jr. General Contractor, Inc.
Envirocon, Inc.
Environmental Chemical Corporation
Etolin Strait Partners LLC
Facility Services Management, Inc.
Frazier Engineering
G.A. Mechanical Inc.
Goodwest Linings & Coatings
Government Contracting Resources, Inc.(CCR)
Growing Solutions, Inc.
Grunley Construction Co., Inc.
G-W Management Services, LLC
Haris Design & Construction Co.
HCS Inc. Commercial General Contractor
Hensel Phelps Construction Company
Highway and Safety Services, Inc.
HITT Contracting, Inc.
Human Technologies, Corp.
IAP World Services Inc.
JRA & Associates Contracting LLC
Kelly's Lawn and Tree Service, Inc.
KSC Federal Contractors, LLC
Luois Berger US
MACNAK Construction Company, LLC
MACNAK Construction Company, LLC
McDounough Bolyard Peck, Inc.
McKenzie Construction
Midas Utilities
Modern Door & Equipment
Modular Genius, Inc.
NAVFAC Washington
NAC Mechanical Services, LLC
Naval Surface Warfare Center
O'Brien & Gere
One Ping Ventures LLC
Oswego County Waste
Pepco Energy
PG&E National Energy Group
Pinnacle Construction & Development Group
Prava Construction Services, Inc.
R & J Steel Erectors, LLC
S&S Concrete & Construction
S & S Electrical, Inc.
SAF, Inc.
San Patricio Construction, Inc.
Scrimgeour's Farm All, LLC
Sertec, LLC
Sonneborn, Inc.
Stilten, Ltd. Co
Sundt Construction
Swallow Construction Corporation
System Inprovements
The Plumber Inc.
The Reid Group
Triumph Construction LLC
Trossbach Enterprises, LLC
Tsontos M., Crete, Greece
USMC Okinawa, Japan
Vatica Contracting, Inc.
Vigil Contracting, Inc.
Wagner Roofing
Williamsville Resources II
WU and Associates, Inc.


the safety company inc affiliations iconBoard of Certified Safety Professionals
American Society of Safety Engineers
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners


  • the safety company helping workersSince 1996 we've been focusing on the one thing we do best.

    Helping our students and clients understand the rules and regulations so they are eager to implement safety into their daily lives and work environment is important to me as a safety professional.

    -- Hank Hedges, CSP
  • hank is a very competent safety professional recommendation “Hank is a very competent safety professional. His services are top notch. Hank and his team were of tremendous help during the recovery operation at the WTC Disaster Recovery Project in New York City following the events of 9/11.”

    -- Ray Master, Corporate Safety, Bovis Lend Lease
  • the safety company recommendation “Hank's extensive experience is invaluable on projects requiring SHE knowledge. He's easy to work with and extremely reliable. Gladly recommend him to help with or lead any safety improvement project.”

    -- Mark Paradies, President, System Improvements
  • the safety company achievement rate reduction"We were able to achieve a significant reduction in our accident rate due to The Safety Company's help"

    -- Kevin Wolfe, Chemung County ARC.

Our Team

Henry (Hank) Hedges

Vice President

hank hedges vice president the safety company incHenry L. Hedges III is Vice President of The Safety Company, Inc. He is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associate Fraud Examiner, a National Safety Council Certified Senior Trainer/Consultant and is an Authorized Department of Labor OSHA Instructor.  He has earned degrees in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Safety and Fire Technology from Western Kentucky University and Central Missouri State University.  In addition, he has 20 years of experience including assignments as Corporate Safety and Environmental Director, Professor and Consultant.  As Vice President of the Safety Company, Inc. Hank provides:

Auditing   small blue bullet   Training   small blue bullet   Program Development   small blue bullet   Risk  Assessments  small blue bullet   Catastrophic Accident Investigation   small blue bullet  Program Management

Mr. Hedges re-published 2014 EM 385-1-1 Health and Safety Manual for Contractors. Mr. Hedges managed confined spaces for the World Trade Center Emergency Response and Recovery Project in 2002.  He was previously Director of Health, Safety and Environmental Affairs for Fortune 500 multi-national manufacturing companies.  He has experience developing and implementing Environmental, Health and Safety programs and audits in twenty different countries.  He has provided safety consulting and training services to Government, school districts, municipalities, transportation, manufacturing, health care, maritime, chemical, petroleum, construction, computer and food industry sectors.  He leads CSP Study Groups, worked as an Adjunct Professor and has presented numerous safety and environmental topics for schools, companies and other organizations.  He has also been recognized as Chapter and Regional Safety Professional of the Year by the American Society of Safety Engineers for successfully exceeding accident prevention goals.  In addition, he has served on numerous machine guarding and other safety related committees and is Past President of the St. Louis and Central New York American Society of Safety Engineers Chapters.

He conducts on-site hazard analyses and evaluation, and provides improvement recommendations for executive and operations management.  He implemented the first EH&S program for a large multi-national company and  helps numerous companies reduce injuries and workers' compensation costs.   He has been most effective customizing training and prevention programs to fit client needs and management style.

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Debra Mattie


the safety company presidentDebra Mattie is President of The Safety Company, Inc. She attended Mattatuck Community College, Waterbury, Connecticut and Frederick Community College, Maryland.  Ms. Mattie worked with Mr. Hedges in NYC on site during the World Trade Center Emergency Response and Recovery Project in 2002.

Her commitment to safety was recognized for Outstanding Service to the Central New York chapter of American Society of Safety Engineers.

She re-published the 2014 publication of the EM 385-1-1 Safety & Health Requirements Manual for Contractors in 2015.

As President of the company, she provides:

Project Management  small blue bullet  Cost Containment  small blue bullet Database Design/Management  small blue bullet Site Safety Support small blue bullet  Program  Development small blue bullet Administrative Management 

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Lauren Healy

office manager

office managerMeet Lauren Healy.  Ms. Healy attended Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY. She is a Certified Site Safety and Health Officer and has performed her duties on-site with outstanding performance and we are proud to have her as part of our team.

When Lauren is not on site, she works on program development, updating safety training programs and helping with daily office tasks and accounting functions.

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