WSO James K. Williams Award: James E. Boivin

A member in good standing with the World Safety Organization who has unselfishly provided significant assistance with and support of the programs of the WSO, as well as a strong dedication to the WSO purpose of protection of people, property, resources, and the environment, and with a full support of the WSO motto “Making Safety A Way Of Life…Worldwide.”


jimboivin_portraitJames E. Boivin | Waterville, Maine, USA
With his continuous dedication to promoting occupational and environmental safety and health for over 30 years, Mr. James Boivin is one of today’s outstanding safety practitioners in the field of welding and industrial gas industries. Mr. Boivin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Safety Engineering and AWS Certification in Welding Inspection and Education alongside being an AWS-Certified Welding Sales Representative and a WSO-certified EOSH professional. Mr. Boivin also dedicates his time to train safety professionals on Arc welding, Plasma arc cutting, Oxy-fuel cutting and grinding and Abrasive safety. Mr. Boivin has been instrumental in assisting WSO in updating and revising the WSO professional certification exams, and authored the WSO-CST entry level exam.