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About the Author
Dennis Averill CIH, CSP has over 25 years of management experience
in the chemical, food, and consumer products industries, leading corporate
programs in the areas of safety, health & environment (SHE), quality, and
manufacturing improvement (Lean & TPM).
Mr. Averill was a Phi Beta Kappa, Bachelor of Science graduate of the
University of Richmond.
He has also earned a Master of Health Science degree in environmental
health engineering, and a Master of Administrative Science degree in busi-
ness management from the Johns Hopkins University where he has served
as an associate of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He
is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), a Certified Safety Professional (CSP),
and a Certified TPM Instructor.
He has lent his time and talents to various professional and community
groups serving as president of the American Industrial Hygiene Association,
Chesapeake Section; vice president of the Community Coalition of Harford
County; member of the Harford County Emergency Planning Committee;
industry representative on the Maryland Governor’s Council on Toxic
Substances; and member of the American Society of Safety Engineers
Management Specialty Practice Group.

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