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"Having been an educator for so many years, I really apprecite the opportunity to strike a balance between teaching and working in the field.
I love my job, and I am so blessed to share with each of my exceedingly talented technicians, superior clients, and dedicated students.
I learn from each of them on a daily basis." -Katrina
Katrina Harman Roper, specializes in OSHA General Industry, Safety Consulting, Research, Recordkeeping, and Training. She Studied OSHA General Industry Standards at The University of West Virginia, University of South Florida, and Georgia Tech. She studied OSHA Construction Standards at North Carolina State University, and is an adjunct instructor at Virginia Highlands Community College, and Wythville College.
Experience in both Noise and Air quality sampling.
Respirator fit test, inspections, and training.
· Studied OSHA General Industry Training with: West Virginia University,
University of South Florida, and Georgia Tech.
· Studied OSHA Construction Training with: North Carolina State University
v Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration Authorized trainer for General Industry (Georgia Tech.)
v Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration Authorized trainer for Construction (NC State)
v Instructor for Virginia Highlands College and Wythville College.
Creation of Safety Program documents in accordance with OSHA standards.
Creation of Safety Newsletters in accordance with OSHA standards.
Creation of “Toolbox Safety Talks,” in accordance with OSHA standards.
Creation of Learning Modules in accordance with OSHA standards.
Creation of “Safety Reminder Cards,” in accordance with OSHA standards.
Conducted safety trainings and walk through audits in the fields of:
· Foundry Sciences
· Manufacturing bridges, man holes, coffin vaults, and cement blocks.
· Fleet management/truck shops and DOT.
· Metal fabrication
· Wood working
· Truss and Door fabrication
· Truck maintenance garages
· Forklift operation
· Natural gas compression
· Waste disposal and management
· Retail home centers
· Industrial repair
· Recycle sciences
· Scrap yards
· Coal Mining Equipment manufacture
· Glass Manufacture
· Coal Mining underground/above ground communication units etc.
· Safe Driving
Training regarding OSHA Standards:
o Vehicle Inspection and Safe Driving
o Hazardous Materials
o First Aid
o Power Lines
o Safety & Health Programs
o Cranes- charts
o Slips and Trips
o Safe Lifting
o Industrial Hygiene
o Materials Handling
o PPE- Gloves, Boots, Glasses, Hard Hats
o Blood borne pathogens
o Gas Cans
o Illness Avoidance
o Heat Exhaustion
o Flammable and Combustible Liquids
o Confined Space
o Lock out/Tag Out
o Fall Protection
o Emergency Action Plans
o Lone Worker
o Fire Prevention and Extinguishers
o Exit Routes
o Stop Work Authority
o Safety Data Sheets
o Fire Protective Clothing
o Hand Tools and Cords
o Electrical Safety
o Pressurized Air
o OSHA Introduction
o Aerial Lift Operations
o Job Safety Analysis
o Injury Reporting and Investigation
o Machine Guarding
o Record Keeping 300 and 300A Forms
o Welding, Cutting, Brazing, & Hot work
o Walking and Working Surfaces
Powered industrial vehicles are the second highest cause of death in the general industry workplace. Please be sure you and your employees are properly trained!
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