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Heather is a performance-driven safety professional with twenty years of experience delivering results in a variety of industries including manufacturing, medical device, emergency response, research, and higher education. 

Heather is passionate about developing a strong safety culture which she believes is vital to a healthy workforce. With a proven ability to change safety culture, she has created proactive safety programs in both union and non-union facilities. Through her leadership and initiative, significant injury reductions and cost savings have been realized by businesses and institutions with whom she has worked.

Heathers additional experience includes:​


  • Chemical management system implementation

  • Waste stream analysis

  • Environmental permit maintenance

  • Waste minimization

  • Environmental management system creation and implementation 

  • Development of key EHS policies


  • Biosafety committee management

  • Biosafety manual development

  • Compliance auditing for investigators conducting animal research 

  • Exposure assessment for work with animals and cadavers

  • Chemical hygiene plan development

Emergency Management

  • Procedure development

  • Policy review

  • Spill team training



What do all of those letters mean?

MS: Master of Science in Occupational Safety & Health with Concentration in  Environmental Management; Columbia Southern University

CSP: Certified Safety Professional (CSPs are among the most highly trained, educated, and experienced individuals in the safety field, Board of Certified Safety Professionals)

CHMM: Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (demonstrated knowledge and competence in the identification, evaluation, reduction, and elimination of risks presented by, and the general management of, hazardous materials; Institute of Hazardous Materials Management)

CEAS III: Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist III (coursework and demonstrated professional competency in the areas of ergonomics; The Back School



Partial List of Available Courses


CDL Controlled Substances

Chemical Specific (silica, formaldehyde, etc.)

Confined Space

Controlled Substances in Research


Hazard Communication

Hearing Conservation

Hot Work

Ladder Safety

Lead Safety

OSHA-Authorized Trainer for 10-hour General Industry

Personal Protective Equipment

Reasonable Suspicion

Record Keeping

Root Cause Analysis

Spill Response

Waste Management