Trinity Acquires Toxicology and Industrial Hygiene Leader, SafeBridge Consultants



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Trinity recently announced the acquisition of SafeBridge Consultants, Inc., a leader in the toxicology, industrial hygiene, and safety service sector supporting the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and fine chemicals industries. Based in Mountain View, California, and with offices in New York City and Liverpool, England, SafeBridge comprises occupational and environmental toxicologists, industrial hygienists, analytical chemists, and safety and environmental professionals who work primarily with pharmaceutical companies to manage risk and establish safety programs in R&D and manufacturing operations. SafeBridge is led by President & CEO John Farris, a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) with more than 30 years of experience in the safe handling of potent pharmaceutical compounds. Mr. Farris and his partners will continue to lead the SafeBridge team as Trinity provides the resources to fuel growth.

Jay Hofmann, President/CEO of Trinity Consultants welcomed SafeBridge on board, saying, “The acquisition of SafeBridge Consultants is an exciting milestone in the evolution of both firms. We are pleased to join forces with a group of EH&S professionals whom, like Trinity, offer specialized expertise that is highly respected in the market. We firmly believe that this alignment will create significant new opportunities for both Trinity and SafeBridge staff as we are able to offer expanded capabilities to clients of both organizations.”

According to John Farris, “The SafeBridge team is pleased to merge with a company of the caliber of Trinity Consultants. Because of our aligned philosophies on how to serve clients and the retention of SafeBridge technical staff members, we expect the merger to provide the additional resources that will allow us to expand our ability to serve clients.”

The experienced SafeBridge team provides extensive technical and analytical support to the life sciences industries, including:

  • Environmental health and safety program and project management
  • Occupational and environmental toxicology
  • Risk assessment
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Laboratory and general safety
  • Litigation support
  • Regulatory compliance support
  • Industrial Hygiene Sampling and Analytical Method Development
  • IH Sample analysis

Like Trinity, SafeBridge also provides professional education courses on topics of concern to its clients and colleagues. Its “Boot Camps” are widely regarded for training in potent compound safety. Upcoming courses include:

Potent Compound Safety (Boot Camp I)
San Francisco, CA—Mar. 5-6, 2013

Advanced Concepts in Potent Compound Safety (Boot Camp II)
San Francisco, CA—Mar. 7, 2013

For more information on these courses, visit safebridge.com/training or contact Susan Custer at (650) 961-4820 x 231 or susan.custer@safebridge.com.

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