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    Name: Rita C. Oleas, MS, CSP
    Title: Director of Environmental, Health & Safety
    Institution: New Jersey City University
    Years at Institution: 10 years
    Areas of Responsibility: Environmental Health and Safety, Fire Protection Management, Public Safety, Emergency Management
    Prior Positions:
    • MSNBC / GE - Safety & Health Manager /Assistant Facilities Manager
    • Tropicana Inc. - Environmental Health & Safety Supervisor
    • Marijon Dyeing & Finishing - Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator
     
    Education / Certifications:
    • NJIT Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering,
    • NJIT Master of Science, Occupational Safety and Health Engineering (OSHE),
    • OSHA 501 Trainer for General Industry
    • Red Cross Instructor - Adult and Child -CPR/AED/First Aid
    • Incident Commander, HAZWOPER and Right-to-Know Instructor
    • FEMA Emergency Management Institute- Incident Command System IS-100, IS-700
    • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

       
     
    Accomplishments:
    Recognition Award: Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Awards Program 2004-2011
     
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    Article: Improving laboratory safety through mini-scale experiments: A case study of New Jersey City University, Journal of Chemical Health and Safety, Volume 19, Issue 6 , November–December 2012, Pages 12–23

     

    Professional Associations / Memberships:
    • College Health and Environmental Safety Society (CHESS), President - 2006 
    • American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Membership Chairperson,  Networking Chairperson 2001-2010
    • Toastmaster International (TI),  President - 2009
       
     
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    • EHS Audits & Assessments
    • Incident Investigation
    • OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)
    • Implementing environmental, health and safety programs at manufacturing, automated warehouse, production, broadcasting, and educational facilities.
     
     
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    "You can't fly with the eagles if you're running with the turkeys."
     
    "Not doing your personal best."