MEET BLR’S EHS EXPERTS
Timothy P. Fagan, Managing Editor
Timothy P. Fagan is Managing Editor for BLR’s Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) publications, focusing primarily on air quality, chemical management, and hazard communication-related topics. Mr. Fagan has covered EHS developments with BLR since 2000. Before joining BLR, he spent 5 years in environmental consulting and was responsible for hazardous chemical reporting and air quality permitting and compliance for a broad range of industries in both the private and public sectors.
Areas of expertise–Hazard communication, SDS, process safety management, air contaminants, ventilation, air permitting, hazardous air pollutants, risk management, and refrigerants/ODS.
Laura J. Brody, Senior Legal Editor
Laura J. Brody is a Senior Legal Editor for BLR’s Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) publications, focusing on environmental topics such as air and stormwater permitting, as well as safety topics such as chemical hazards and electrical safety.
Areas of expertise–Asbestos, chemical hazards, electrical safety, fire prevention, air contaminants, air permitting, NPDES, Title V, drinking water, water permitting, stormwater-industrial facilities, stormwater-construction activities, and stormwater-municipalities.
Elizabeth M. Dickinson, J.D., Senior Legal Editor
Elizabeth M. Dickinson, J.D., is a Senior Legal Editor for BLR’s Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) publications, focusing on environmental topics such as hazardous waste generators, hazmat transportation, and universal waste and safety topics that include emergency preparedness, silica, and HAZWOPER.
Areas of expertise–Emergency preparedness, flammable liquids, HAZWOPER, combustible dust, silica (general industry), silica (construction), hazardous waste generators, RCRA, universal wastes, and used oil management.
Hannah L. Glaspell, MPH, GSP, CIT, Senior Legal Editor
Hannah L. Glaspell, MPH, GSP, CIT is a Senior Legal Editor and subject matter expert for BLR’s Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) content team. Hannah coordinates the development and maintenance of all EHS training content for the BLR websites and other training products to help businesses comply with OSHA, EPA, and DOT rules.
Areas of expertise–Bloodborne pathogens, fall protection (construction), toxic and hazardous substances, healthcare safety, PPE – general, respiratory protection, slips and falls, training, laboratory safety, and noise.
Christopher A. Harp, CSP, Senior Legal Editor
Christopher A. Harp, CSP is a Senior Legal Editor and subject matter expert for BLR’s Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) content department, focusing on topics that include spill prevention, storage tanks, stormwater, safety culture, OSHA recordkeeping, industrial hygiene, and other industrial safety topics.
Areas of expertise–Accidents, confined spaces, alcohol & drugs, job hazard analysis, lockout/tagout, safety culture, spill prevention, workers’ compensation, injury and illness records (OSHA 300), commercial driver safety, above ground storage tanks, oil spill response, spill prevention (SPCC Plan), underground storage tanks, stormwater-construction activities, and stormwater-municipalities.
Amanda S. Lavelle, Editor
Amanda S. Lavelle is an Editor for BLR’s Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) publications, focusing on environmental topics such as audits, greenhouse gas (GHG) management, and inspections, as well as safety topics that include ergonomics, office safety, and wellness. Ms. Lavelle oversees news-related operations, including producing, editing, and updating news content for the EHS Hero website.
Areas of expertise–Ergonomics, wellness, office safety, audits, inspections, and GHC management.