Miriam Koesterich, MS, CSP, CIH

Ms. Koesterich is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) with a Masters in Environmental Science. She brings over seven years of industry experience and is currently an EHS consultant with EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc. Her experience in providing outreach training and information as a Compliance Safety and Health Officer for OSHA brings a wealth of knowledge in the industry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Occupational Safety & Health Administration; Compliance Safety & Health Officer
August 2016-­ Present 
Conduct industrial hygiene and safety inspections to investigate complaints, incidents, fatalities, and serious and/or imminent danger situations. Striving to encourage voluntary compliance with and beyond the OSH Act.

Colden Corporation; EHS Consultant
July 2013 – August 2016 
Worked full time as an environmental, health and safety (EHS) consultant for local and global companies providing EHS management, mock OSHA audits, health & safety training, industrial hygiene monitoring, noise monitoring, indoor air quality assessments, and risk assessments. 

ARCADIS; EHS Consultant
June 2011 – July 2013
As a full-time employee, provided comprehensive industrial hygiene and health & safety management consulting services to a multitude of clients. Much of the work included on-­‐site environmental, health and safety management, often calling for the creation and implementation of health and safety programs. Selected as one of the 100 junior employees worldwide to participate in a four-­‐day collaboration in Paris where, as an international team, we worked to create a unifying approach for bringing the 25,000 people of Arcadis toward maximized efficiency across the globally distributed company.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) Received May 2016
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Received March 2015
  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP) Received September 2014
  • OSHA Courses:
    o HAZWOPER Supervisor
    o 510 -­‐ Occupational Safety & Health Standards for Construction
    o Hazardous Waste Operation and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) 40-­‐hour and 8-­‐hr refreshers
    o Construction (29 CFR 1926) Safety, 10 and 30-­‐hour Training
    o General Industry (29 CFR 1910) Safety, 10-­‐hour Training
  • Trainer Certification -­‐ Behavioral-­‐Based Safety Loss Prevention System (2011)
  • MSHA Surface Miner, 24-­‐hour Certification (2012)
  • Asbestos Building Inspector Certification (2013)

 

EDUCATION
Master of Science - Colorado State University
Major: Environmental Health Science, Concentration: Industrial Hygiene
Thesis: Review, Assessment and Prioritization for an Occupational Health & Safety Management System in a Veterinary Teaching Hospital Using the ANSI/AIHA Z10 Standard.

Bachelor of Science - Clarkson University
Major: Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Toxicology, Minor: Chemistry
Capstone: A Comparison of the Chemical Hazards of Transporting Bottled Drinking Water Versus Tap Water for Clarkson University.