Karin Adams has over 16 years of industrial hygiene experience, including more than a decade in health and safety training and education. She is a certified industrial hygienist and earned an M.S. and Ph.D. in Environmental Health from Colorado State University after earning a B.S. in Chemistry from Centenary College of Louisiana. Karin has performed industrial hygiene program management and fieldwork in a variety of industries, including chemical manufacturing, healthcare, construction, agriculture, academia, and private consulting. She began her health and safety career in petroleum manufacturing and transitioned to healthcare, where she implemented the personal protective equipment and respiratory protection programs at the Mayo Clinic, serving over 25,000 employees. Karin was an agricultural health and safety consultant at the High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety, which is one of ten regional hubs funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). While there, she conducted research and training and implemented prevention/intervention programs to improve the health and safety of ranchers, farmers, and agricultural workers in the Rocky Mountain area. From 2016 to 2018, Karin served as a faculty member and director of the undergraduate environmental and occupational health and safety program at Boise State University. Karin is currently the principal investigator for the Idaho OSHA Consultation program, an OSHA instructor with the Region X OSHA education center at University of Washington, and owns a private consulting firm, Adams Health& Safety, LLC.