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Rita C. Oleas

  • Rita C. Oleas - Member Profile

    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)

    Recognition Award: Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Awards Program 2004-2011
    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
    Special Expertise:

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    Pet Peeve:
    • 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.
    "You can't fly with the eagles if you're running with the turkeys."
    "Not doing your personal best."


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