CHICAGO, October 16, 2018 (Newswire.com) - The International Association of Women (IAW) recognizes Bobbie Jo Bloom as a 2018-2019 Influencer. She is acknowledged as a leader in business and entrepreneurship. The International Association of Women (IAW) is a global in-person and online networking platform with nearly one million members, 1000+ in person and virtual events, over 100 Local US-based Chapters and International Chapters in several cities in China.
“I’m pleased to welcome Bobbie Jo into this exceptional group of professional women,” said IPDN President and IAW Spokesperson Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.”
It can be challenging to help develop a pro-active mindset within the work environments to safety, but it is the most rewarding experience to watch a team build strength in their overall performance by adopting safety as their core mindset and response.
Bobbie Jo Bloom, Safety Manager & Trainer/Professional Business & Life Coach/Author
Bobbie Jo Bloom began her career as a Clerk/Carrier with the US Postal Service. Through hard work and perseverance, she eventually moved into the management and safety industry. “I was inspired to work in the safety arena and worked diligently to ensure that operations involved safety as their standard working mindset in all operations,” she said.
Ms. Bloom has worked in the industry for 25 years and has earned numerous industry certifications. She uses the skills she has honed, including her exceptional communication skills, in her role as Safety Manager and Trainer where she is responsible for developing safety regulations, progressive management training, reporting of Workers’ Compensation, employee training and the development of safety operations plan and response measures.
“It can be challenging to help develop a pro-active mindset within the work environments to safety, but it is the most rewarding experience to watch a team build strength in their overall performance by adopting safety as their core mindset and response,” added Ms. Bloom. “I plan to continue to grow, learn and develop safety as our ‘core’ mindset in all of our work environments to ensure our employees go home to their families safe!”
In addition to her work as a Safety Manager and Trainer, Ms. Bloom is a professional Business and Life Coach, a Prison Ministry Coach/Trainer and a Young Lives Mentor. She is also the published Author of five children’s books: "Brace This!," "Tornado Lane," "A Voice with No Name," "Kablooey" and "Thunder Filled with a Father’s Love."
Awards & Accomplishments: OSHA 30 HR Industry Certification, Supply Chain Management Certification, HAZWOPER 24 HR Certification, 7403 Fuels & Combustion Certification, 7408 Power Generation Certification, Fall Protection for Construction Certification, eMARS (Electronic Maintenance Activity Reporting System) Trainer, ISO 14000 Certification, Hazard Recognition & Assessment Certification, OSHA & OSH Act (GI) Certification, Compliance Snapshot & GHS Certification, Advanced Business Ethics Leadership Certification, Advanced Business Ethics Employee Certification.
The International Association of Women (IAW) is a global in-person and online professional networking platform that provides nearly one million women the forum, professional development, and services needed to thrive in an interconnected world. Through 100+ local chapters, International Chapters in several cities in China and 1000+ in person and virtual events, members cultivate valuable connections, develop professionally, and promote themselves and their businesses. Founded in Chicago in 2017, IAW is a division of Professional Diversity Network, Inc., an online network tailored to provide diverse professionals in the United States with access to employment opportunities.
Source: International Association of Professional Women