These slides were delivered by Pam Walaski as part of a Virtual Symposium on the Safety Issues in the Upstream Oil and Gas Sector in January 2013.
JC Safety Staff
President - Pam Walaski
JC Safety & Environmental, Inc. President, Pam Walaski holds the Certified Safety Professional (CSP) designation from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), and a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) designation from the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management. She is a Professional Member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), currently serving as the Administrator of the Society's Consultants Practice Specialty and the Chair of the Technical Publications Advisory Committee. Pam is also a Full Member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association and a Master's Level Member of the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Management (AHMP).
In 2011 Pam was the recipient of the ASSE President's Award, and the WISE 100 Women of Safety.
Pam presents regularly at national level conferences, company safety meetings and insurance seminars and receives the highest praise for her speaking style and engaging presentations. Her most recent presentations have been at the Alaska ASSE Professional Development Conference in Anchorage in September 2010; the Oregon Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Conference and the Ohio Safety Congress in March of 2011, and the ASSE PDC in Chicago in June 2011. (Please go to the Presentations page to view slides from those events.)
Pam also provides numerous audio conferences and webinars for major organizations on topics such as Risk and Crisis Communications, Contractor Safety, Near Miss Reporting and Safety Committee Development. Most recently she has presented for Progressive Business Publications, BLR, and Briefings Media group.
If you would like to contact Pam about a speaking engagement, please click here.
Pam is the author of the book Risk and Crisis Communications: Methods and Messages published by John Wiley and Sons in September 2011 and is also a frequent contributing author to many national safety publications. To read some of her most recent writings, click here.
SH&E Specialist – Karen Krall, CIH
Karen Krall received her Bachelors Degree in Biochemistry and her Masters Degree in Industrial Hygiene from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) as well as an Authorized OSHA Outreach Instructor for General Industry. She is also liscensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Asbestos Inspector/Project Designer as well as a Lead Risk
Karen Krall received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry and her Master’s Degree in Industrial Hygiene from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) as well as an Authorized OSHA Outreach Instructor for General Industry. She is also licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as an Asbestos Inspector/Project Designer and Lead Risk Assessor.
Karen’s areas of expertise include human health risk assessments and environmental assessments for hazardous materials and waste sites. She is well versed in utilizing risk assessment databases to quickly evaluate health effects based on realistic exposure assumptions. Karen has also conducted extensive work in sampling and analytical methods for occupational and environmental monitoring, noise assessment and control, exposure control, ventilation design, ergonomics and principles for control of occupation environments, including training programs. Her experience also includes the development of corporate and location-specific SH&E programs.
Karen is responsible for developing and delivering services that focus on compliance assurance, injury prevention, employee safety, industrial hygiene, and environmental management to clients of JC Safety & Environmental, Inc.