Michelle A. Copeland, CIH
is a Certified Industrial Hygienist
in Seattle, WA who has worked in the field of occupational safety / health for 35 years, assisting employers to implement programs that comply with OSHA regulations and are consistent with occupational health and safety best practices.
Ms. Copeland has provided long-term strategic safety and health planning, program and training development/implementation, auditing, coaching/counseling, accident investigation, data analysis/presentation, and coordination with company supervision, employees and other stakeholders. She has worked with general industry, mining, maritime and public clients, and on multi-employer construction sites.
Her work is currently split between consultation and expert witness services. As an expert witness, she has worked for both defense and plaintiff's attorneys, as well as OSHA in-house counsel. Most of her work has been on civil cases, but she has also testified in criminal cases related to occupational health and safety. She has been deposed numerous times and has testified several times in trial settings before a jury.
Areas of Expertise
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- Work-Related Personal Injury or Illness
- Exposure - Chemicals, Mold, Noise
- Multi-Employer Worksites
- Product Liability
- Construction Safety
- OSHA Regulations
- Hazard Communication / GHS
- Workplace Emergency Medical Response
- Industrial Hygiene
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