John Nain, Owner, Nain and Associates

John Nain

"We strive to offer the highest quality customized solutions to our clients at the most affordable cost. Our goal is to work with the utmost integrity and honesty in serving our clients. Our success as a business is based on customer satisfaction."

Meet John Nain

John Nain, MS, CSP has worked with Safety and Loss Prevention processes for nearly thirty years. He has a Masters Degree in this field of expertise and is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP). He is authorized by the U.S. Department of Labor to teach the 10 Hour and 30 Hour General Industry and Construction Industry Courses. As the founder of Nain & Associates, John has enjoyed 11 successful years of leading the business.

John has expertise in analyzing businesses to determine overall OSHA compliance and hazards that may affect the business from a regulatory and liability perspective. He has guided multi-billion dollar companies with over 30,000 employees to some of the lowest injury and illness rates in the United States. This has resulted in saving millions of dollars in operating costs for these companies. In addition to experience throughout the United States, he consults internationally in safety. His primary experience comes from working with companies in high-hazard settings. He enjoys working with a wide range of clients—from highly technical industry to small business clients.

John and his wife Karen have been married for 40 years. They have 2 grown children and live in Hickory, NC. In addition to enjoying family, John also serves as an elder on his church board.


  • Established 2 National Records for safe work hours
  • Guided facilities to recognition as OSHA Star facilities
  • Reduced corporate workers’ compensation cost to less than $100 per year per employee
  • Guided over 50 facilities to 1,000,000 or more safe work hours

John leads his team of professionals with the following credentials:

  • Board Certified by the most prestigious group in the industry (BCSP)
  • Authorized by OSHA to teach the Construction & General Industry Outreach Courses
  • Past President of Western Carolina American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and currently an established member
  • Has served on the Environmental Committee for the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce
  • Maintains a strong personal and professional network


"Business is all about relationships and customer satisfaction."

Workplace Safety Training & Consulting Experts for Charlotte, Hickory, Asheville, North Carolina and the Southeast

Nain & Associates, LLC
433 4th St SW, Hickory, NC 28602
Tel: 828-256-9374

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