Mrs. Wilkins is a Senior Consultant and Business Development Director at Safe Job Solutions, LLC in Chattanooga, TN and Spartanburg, SC. With over 19 years of experience in environmental, health and safety consulting, Mrs. Wilkins has extensive expertise in providing EHS services including Safety consulting/training, Ergonomics as well as audits, asbestos and lead surveys, microbial surveys and a variety of other indoor air quality assessments, employee exposure monitoring, general occupational employee safety assessments.
Mrs. Wilkins’ areas of practice include commercial and residential properties, financial institutions, industrial/manufacturing, hospital, nuclear plants, construction industry, dentist/doctor medical office, as well as NIOSH, city, state and local government.
INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE & ERGONOMIC SERVICES
Mrs. Wilkins is a Registered Professional Industrial Hygienist. She has extensive experience conducting personal and area monitoring using pumps, data logging/ direct readings instruments and passive monitors; personal and area noise monitoring using sound level meter/dosimetry; comprehensive microbiological sampling, indoor air quality assessments for contaminants from insulation and building products, environmental tobacco smoke, odor sources and indoor allergens; site specific health and safety plans and report development consisting of recommendations based on survey results and customer needs Mrs. Wilkins has also performed numerous asbestos and lead based paint (LBP) related services including surveys/inspections to identify the presence of asbestos containing materials (ACM) or LBP, report preparation with recommendations, project oversight during abatement prior to demolition or renovation, air quality monitoring during daily abatement activities and clearance air monitoring conducted prior to the re-occupation of Program administrator for respiratory protection, lead, heat and cold stress, Responsible for qualitative and quantitative exposure assessment of chemicals, asbestos, and noise. Subject Matter Expert (SME) for indoor air quality investigations, exposure characterization, ventilation, and noise control engineering projects.
Pharmaceutical manufacturing over 70 chemical products from 125 raw materials. Assessed health risk due to chemical, noise, and heat exposure and designed personal protective equipment and engineering control programs to reduce exposure. Responsible for qualitative and quantitative exposure assessment of chemicals, noise, radiation, and ergonomic hazards. Technical expert for indoor air quality investigations, ventilation, and noise control engineering projects. Identifies and assess plant risks for strategic planning purposes. Manages occupational exposure database, online Safety Reference Library and database for injury/illness trend analysis. Conducts Reproductive Health Hazards Assessments and Conducts Weekly Environmental Health and Safety Orientation. Responsible for Potent Drug Safe Handling Program. Technical contact for Abbott Drug Handling Committee (ADHC) and Corporate Env. Health and Safety method development team. Bio-Safety Officer/Radiation Safety Officer. Conduct safety inspection monthly and Root cause analysis-injury illness investigations. Develop and implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)/Safe Work Practices.
SAFETY and ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
Conducting Mock OSHA Audits, site specifics audits, Behavior Base Safety Facilitator, Residual Risk Management Conducting Mock OSHA Audits, Site specific Audits, Behavior Base Safety Facilitator; Residual Risk management.
Mrs. Wilkins has served in the capacity of an Environmental Health and Safety Manager and Corporate Safety and Industrial Hygiene Manager where she worked directly with associates and managers at all levels (26,000 employees) of responsibility, experience and education to instill an injury-free safety culture. Encourages active involvement of all associates in Health and Safety programs. Advised and counsel plant and company leadership on a broad range of health, and safety issues. Provide technical support regarding regulatory requirements, permitting, recordkeeping, reporting, etc. Serve as site/plant safety point person, has achieve significant reduction in Total Incident Case Rate compared to previous years. Serve as primary contact/liaison between plant and regulatory agencies. Manage safety and environmental program implementation and site compliance with all regulatory requirements of local, state and federal agencies. Facilitate plant Safety committee and subcommittees (storm water teams, SPCC teams, ISO 14001 Team, etc). Responsible for ensuring that environmental and safety systems, policies and procedures in conformance with system requirements are in place, understood and followed. Seek out safety best practices and facilitates implementation. Develop and track various safety training programs. Manages air permit, ship hazardous, non-hazardous waste, universal waste and wastewater. Provide ongoing development of managers and technicians around key safety performance measures. Review all proposed plant process, layout and equipment changes; makes necessary recommendations to plant leadership to minimize adverse environmental, health and safety impacts. Lead and facilitate investigation of all injuries, near misses and illnesses. Ensures appropriate corrective actions are completed and documented in a timely manner. Manage the plant’s Workers Compensation program to minimize claims and control costs. Conduct inspections and audits as needed to measure effectiveness and implementation of Company EHS programs.
2010 - present
2010 - present
BS, Environmental Health Science- Benedict College
MS, Industrial Hygiene-University of Oklahoma, 2002
MS, Environmental Management-University of Oklahoma, 2002
OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer- General Industry
Register Professional Industrial Hygienist
OSHA 510 & 511 General and Construction Industry
MICRO-Certified Mold Inspector (CMI)
Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist
NIOSH 582 Equivalent Trained
Certified CPR/AED & First Aid Instructor
American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH)
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
Georgia Manufacturers Association
Association of Professional of Industrial Hygienist (APIH)
American Red Cross
American Heart Association