Stephanie Miller CSP, CIH, STS, is the Industrial Hygiene Manager for UCOR, a Contractor for the Department of Energy in Tennessee. Stephanie manages large-scale environmental clean-up, demolition, and decontamination activities. One of Stephanie’s passions is supporting young, emerging professionals in developing their skills and knowledge and being that additional resource for them. Brad Giles, CSP, along with many others, just so happens to be one of her own mentors and source of influence and inspiration. Stephanie hopes to positively influence those that seek assistance. Listen to Stephanie’s successes in this #ClientSideChat !
In our 3rd and last Client Side Chat series, James chats with Sondra Lavoie, CSP, ASP, CHST, on Women in Safety: the barriers and how to overcome them. In this episode, Sondra discusses some of the biases uniquely faced by women in safety, setting up boundaries, and saying “yes and” as a way of saying no. Sondra discusses her success such as getting out into the field to overcome perceptions and being viewed as a safety professional: fair and as an equal. Sondra also discusses the workforce and organizational cultures and how they need to change. Check out this episode to learn about the challenges women in safety face and how everyone can help make the workplace fair.