Melissa Black, CIH, MS, CSP
Ms. Black is the President of MsR3, LLC, a Safety and Risk Reduction Specialization Company. MsR3, LLC provides safety and risk reduction services that reduce your risks and improve performance to increase your competitive advantage. Services including, but not limited to training, inspections, investigations, development of policies, procedures, programs, and industrial hygiene audits. From organizing new programs to assessing or guiding continual improvement for high performance organizations, MsR3 can assist in cultural enhancements that will positively impact your performance.
Melissa Black is the President and sole employee of MsR3, LLC although her partnerships, certifications and resources are value added and impressive. Melissa has her Master’s Degree in Occupational Safety and Health, holds a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) designation and a Certified Industrial Hygiene (CIH) designation. She is a Certified Utility Safety Administrator (CUSA); Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist (CEAS) and obtained FEMA’s Emergency Management Professional Development Certification. She is an Adjunct Professor in Occupational Safety and Health Sciences at Columbia Southern University in the College of Safety and Emergency Services and the College of Criminal Justice, Homeland Security. She is also a part time Instructor for the National Safety Council. She is a proud affiliate of the Back School of Atlanta since 2013 and develops online courses and Webinars in partnership with this organization.
She began her career at Dow Chemical in Plaquemine, LA. in the Environmental lab and then transferred to plant operations. She then worked at Exxon Oil Refinery, Law Environmental Labs, was Director of Safety and Environmental for a Cegasa/Power Plus Battery Manufacturing. She was the Safety Director for one of the fastest growing counties in the nation for twenty-three years prior to retiring (transitioning) to her own consulting firm.