Jones and Bartlett Publishers Acquires, Inc.

Expands Market Leading Position in Professional Safety Training & Education

Sudbury, MA - Today, Jones and Bartlett Publishers (J&B) announced the acquisition of - an award winning provider of online safety management solutions designed by and for safety training professionals. The transaction expands Jones and Bartlett’s market leading position in safety training and education. Terms of the agreements were not disclosed.

ClickSafety provides one of the most comprehensive catalogs of safety-focused online courseware available, covering general safety awareness for all employees, advanced safety training for specialized workers, and OSHA credential programs for managers and supervisors. ClickSafety’s e-Learning platform is a highly scalable, enterprise-class, web-based application that enables its customers to streamline and automate the many processes associated with learning management administration.

Since 1999, ClickSafety e-Learning solutions have been deployed to over 6,200 organizations worldwide including Fortune 100/500 customers, the world’s largest construction companies, and the best-of-the-best in technology companies. In August 2008, the company announced the sale of its two-millionth course. “Customers large and small have come to rely on the scalability, security and flexibility of ClickSafety's online worker safety training solutions to help them increase productivity, manage risk and reduce operating expenses,” said Blaine S. Tomimoto, Founder and President of ClickSafety.

“The acquisition of ClickSafety continues our aggressive growth in educational publishing and professional training and is a natural complement to J&B’s market-leading offerings of safety-focused print, digital and instructor-led courses,” said Clayton E. Jones, Chief Executive Officer of J&B.

About ClickSafety (

Headquartered in Alamo, California, the “ClickSafety Approach” is a combination of award winning online risk management applications often customized to meet a variety of safety and risk management needs. ClickSafety has experience in a wide range of industries including construction, retail, technology, manufacturing, public entities, schools, universities, and hospitals. By providing customers with outstanding, beneficial services utilizing a team of knowledgeable, industry experienced and well-rounded professionals, ClickSafety adds value, manages risk and delivers a complete solution.

About Jones and Bartlett Publishers (

Educating tens of millions of people worldwide, Jones and Bartlett Publishers (J&B) is a global leader in educational publishing, providing unique textbooks, reference products, testing and assessment services, and training materials in both print and digital formats. Working with distinguished authors and national organizations, J&B offers authoritative products for students and professionals in schools, corporations, hospitals, government organizations, and the military. Founded in 1983, J&B is the largest independent publisher focusing on the critical fields of Public Safety, Medicine, Nursing, Allied Health, Health Administration, and Public Health.


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