Our Mission

To help you realize your business intentions through the unwavering attention to your occupational safety, security and emergency response team needs while providing a balance between production and safety.


HSS is a solid consultancy firm focused purely on the requirements and goals of our clients. Our philosophy is based on a simple set of principles:


Our strength lies within the expertise of our personnel. We employ highly-educated and skilled individuals to provide our clients with the utmost attention, devotion, and dedication.


Quality of service is the foundation of our practice. We place our name and reputation on every project.


We keep our clients fully informed at all times with current and accurate information so that they comprehend all aspects of cost associated with solutions before we solidify any commitment. It is our promise that there will not be hidden cost or inflated consulting charges.


We meet or exceed each of our goals and promises; otherwise, we do not make them. We do not take lightly our commitments. Adhering to our statements and promises is not a point to be pondered at Health and Safety Sciences; it is an automatic reaction.


To provide a portal to world class safety, security and emergency response team professionals – always keeping a balance between production and safety.



Jonathan Pennington, CEO Health and Safety Sciences

Jonathan Pennington


Founder, Managing Partner & CEO
Louisville, KY

JP Pennington embarked on his journey in the world of safety back in 1992, which eventually led him to establish Health and Safety Sciences, LLC. With a heart full of gratitude, JP takes on the roles of founder and CEO…
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Jonathan Pennington, CEO Health and Safety Sciences

Aaron Jarrell


Managing Partner and CFO
Louisville, KY

Aaron Jarrell began in the industry as owner and operator of an Industrial Fire Protection company and a career Fire Fighter. Aaron is a Managing Partner, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Health and Safety Sciences with…
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Jason Golladay, Regional Manager, Louisville Kentucky

Jason Golladay


Chief Operating Officer
Louisville, KY

Jason is recognized as an Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician (OHST) by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. Jason has been a professional in public safety, risk management, budgeting…

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Scott Vaughn, Regional Manager, Ashland, Kentucky

Scott Vaughn


Portfolio Manager
Ashland, KY

Scott has a background in health and safety and has 13 years of fire service and 8 years of EMS experience. Scott is committed to public safety and currently serves as a Portfolio Manager in the Ashland office…
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Joe Bivens, Portfolio Manager, Louisville & Chicago

Joe Bivens


Portfolio Manager
Louisville, KY & Chicago, IL

Manager of the Louisville and Chicago area, my experience as a 28-year Firefighter, assigned to the Urban Search & Rescue. I have been an Instructor in CPR/ First Aid and AED for 19 years. I have Been an OSHA instructor for 5 years, and…
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Donny Prater, Regional Manager, Ashland, Kentucky

Donny Prater


Portfolio Manager
Ashland, KY

Donny is a Board Certified Safety Professional as well as a Certified Professional Geologist through the American Institute of Professional Geologists. He currently serves as a Portfolio Manager in the Ashland office…
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Jonathan Pennington, CEO Health and Safety Sciences

Patrick Dalrymple


Regional Security Manager
Louisville, KY

Patrick began his career in 1989 with the United States Air Force Security Forces. In 1995 he received his degree in Public Safety. He has been with the Louisville Division of Fire for over 20 years. Where he has held the following…
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Scott Clasgens, Area Manager, Cincinnati, OH

Scott Clasgens


Regional Manager
Cincinnati, OH

Scott is the area manager of the Cincinnati Health and Safety Sciences office. Scott has been with Health and Safety Sciences as part of our rescue teams since 2010 and has recently moved into the management role…
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Jared Peacock, Regional Manager, Owensboro Kentucky

Jared Peacock


Regional Manager
Owensboro, KY

Jared is the Owensboro, Kentucky Regional Manager. He has been involved in Health and Safety Field since 2009. Jared holds an AS in Fire Science. He is currently a Firefighter with the Owensboro Fire…

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Jonathan Pennington, CEO Health and Safety Sciences

Mark Mims


Regional Manager
Tampa, FL

Mark serves as the Tampa, Florida Regional Safety Manager. He has been involved with the health and safety field since 1999. Mark is a retired Fire Captain with Louisville Fire Department in Louisville, KY. Mark retired as a…
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Jeremy Parker, Business Development Manager, Cincinnati Region

Jeremy Parker


Business Development

Jeremy is the Business Development Manager for the Ohio, Indiana, Northern and Central Kentucky markets. Having spent years in safety, operations and human resource departments with other companies…
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Environmental Policy Statement

Health & Safety Sciences, LLC is committed to leading the safety, security and emergency response team consultancy industry in minimizing the impact of its activities on the environment. It is the belief of HSS team members that environmentally friendly actions are the responsibility of every company doing business in the world today. It is our belief that the environment can only be preserved for future generations by good stewardship of Earth’s resources by companies and citizens alike. We are committed to being a part of this team effort.

The key points of HSS strategy to achieve this are:

  • Minimize waste by evaluating operations and ensuring they are as efficient as possible – this includes operating as paperless as possible.
  • Actively promote recycling both internally and to HSS clients and suppliers.
  • Seek every opportunity to utilized recycled products in HSS everyday business activities.
  • Ask our clients to accept digital copies of project related documents and student training manuals verses printed documents.

Consulting and Operations

Taking your specific corporation’s requirements into account, we offer consulting, development, and solution implementation.

Board Certified Staff

Our health and safety professionals hold a variety of advanced certifications. These include Board Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Registered Professional Industrial Hygienist (RPIH), Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI), Certified Industrial Hygiene Manager (CIHM) and Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH).

Consultant Support

Our competent, responsible staff are available by phone Monday through Friday 8am-5pm EST.

Available by Retainer or by Project Basis

HSS is available for consultation, design, implementation, and evaluation of results for all aspects of your company’s health and safety goals. We can help you with all your health and safety needs via an annual retainer fee or you can have pricing based on a project basis. Turnaround Safety Services for Plants are priced by geographical location.

Consulting and Design

Our consultants use academic and scientific principles to develop custom solutions for your health and safety needs.

Talk to a safety professional now at 1-606-393-3036