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Karel Taska

Director of Risk Management

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With over 25 years of safety experience, Karel specializes in Occupational Safety and Health as it relates to the construction industry and manages R.D. Olson’s safety and health (OSHA) practices. This includes work under the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, as well as many state acts, including the California Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1973.

Education
National Scaffold Training Institute, 1995
LEHR Training Institute, EPA/AHERA, 1994
OSHA Training Institute, University of San Diego, 1993
Bachelor of Music, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1983

Licenses/Certifications
California Continuing Education Teaching Credential
OSHA #500 Authorized Construction Trainer
AHERA 8-Hour Contractor Supervisor
Storm Water Pollution Prevention Certificate
Scaffold Competent Person Certification
Forklift Safety Specialist
CPR Certification

Affiliations
American Society of Safety Engineers
National Safety Council

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Did you Know?

Karel is a founding member of “The Blue Note Project”, a blues/rock band which released a CD in 2010.