Giles OSH, LLC--INTRODUCTION
Giles Occupational Safety & Health (GOSH), LLC is an occupational safety and environmental health management consulting firm providing both breadth and depth of knowledge to organizations of all sizes and types. It is a woman-owned, solo practice (Woman-Owned Small Business) now back home in the Chicago area. She will travel to your site or consult remotely.
Carol A. Giles, MPH, CIH, CSP, MT(ASCP), Member/Owner, is credentialed in her field as both a Certified Industrial Hygienist and a Certified Safety Professional. She has over 30 years of varied, sophisticated, professional-level experience in occupational and environmental health and safety.
Her niche is laboratory safety and health, having worked in all types of labs from research to pre-clinical animal to medical labs. She has worked for academia, testing labs, governmental and hospital labs performing inspections, assessing hazards, recommending improvements, researching chemical and microbiological exposures and health effects.
Ms. Giles has a natural consensus-building style of leadership and can help you initiate, grow, and improve your environmental and occupational health, safety, and sustainability programs. She has led and improved EOSH programs for governmental contractors, non-profit, and for-profit companies, most recently for a plastics manufacturer performing molding, extrusion, and metal fabrication.
Safety Management systems; Chemical Hygiene and Safety; Biosafety; Laboratory Safety; Ergonomics and Human Factors; Injury and Illness Prevention Programs; Indoor Air Quality; Incident, Workers' Compensation, and Complaint Investigations; Auditing; Pre-construction, Experimental, and Process Design Reviews; Hazard and Risk Assessments; Prevention through Design; and inspecting to OSHA, US Dept. of Energy, Joint Commission, and other agencies for compliance with regulations, consensus standards, and good practices.
She can develop written programs, write scientific and medical papers, presentations, and ergonomic evaluations.
MPH (Master's degree in Public Health)--Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences, concentration in industrial hygiene with epidemiology and biostatistics courses
University of Illinois at Chicago
B.S. with Honors (Medical Laboratory Sciences), University of Illinois at Chicago
Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) since 1989--American Board of Industrial Hygiene
Certified Safety Professional (CSP) since November 2011--Board of Certified Safety Professionals
Gained experience from highly-qualified, senior professionals at AMOCO, Argonne, and consulting firms
Passed First Aid and CPR in December 2021
Insured for consulting gigs
Works collaboratively with colleagues
Public Trust (MRPT) "cleared" until 2023
Analytical, extraverted, conscientious, motivated, and people oriented
Cell: (703) 343-5798
Westmont, IL 60559