Paula Loht, CIH, has been named vice-chair of the 2013 Pennsylvania Governor’s Occupational Safety & Health Conference. The conference will be held Oct. 28-29, 2013, in Hershey, Pa.
To organize the conference, Loht led a committee of 35 professionals representing business, government, and private industry. Held every October, the two-day event allows business and labor representatives to address workplace health and safety issues.
A Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) based in the firm’s headquarters in Harrisburg, Pa., Loht serves as the firm’s corporate safety manager. In this role, she coordinates safety related training and record keeping, administers Occupational Safety and Health Administration compliance reporting, reviews and authors specialized project safety plans, chairs the firm’s Corporate Safety Committee, and coordinates with the company’s board of directors on all firmwide safety initiatives. With more than 20 years of experience, Loht holds a bachelor of arts in chemistry from Shippensburg University.