MEMIC Continues Adding to its Workforce Safety Expertise
Allison Short has helped make public universities, large utilities safer
PORTLAND, Maine -- The MEMIC Group continues adding talent to ensure the safety of their policyholders’ workers with the addition of Safety Management Consultant Allison Short.
Allison comes to MEMIC with nearly 10 years of occupational health and safety experience, including work for Auburn University and Southern Company, one of the largest U.S. utilities.
Her technical skills and knowledge provide value to MEMIC policyholders in the areas of electrical safety, fleet safety, industrial hygiene, ergonomics, hazardous building materials, manufacturing safety, and training. Short will be based in Georgia, available to MEMIC policyholders within its growing book of business throughout the Southeast.
Allison’s range of experience and diverse education demonstrate her adaptability and desire to translate knowledge across industries. She holds Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and Certified Instructional Trainer (CIT) certifications, is an authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer for General Industry, and also is certified as an asbestos inspector.
She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Georgia and is pursuing a master’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Auburn University. Allison also holds two professional certificates from the Georgia Institute of Technology: the Safety and Health Management Certificate and the Industrial Safety and Health Certificate.
Active in the profession, Allison is involved with the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) and Women in Safety Excellence (WISE), serving as a volunteer leader on the WISE advisory committee. Her territory encompasses the entire state of Georgia.
“I believe educating the workforce and empowering them to make safe, informed decisions is essential to keeping people safe at work,” Allison says. “I encourage teams to be curious, communicate, and adapt to find the best solutions for functional workplace safety.”
The MEMIC Group includes MEMIC Indemnity Company, MEMIC Casualty Company, and parent company Maine Employers’ Mutual Insurance Company; all rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best. The MEMIC Group holds licenses to write workers’ compensation across the entire country. The group insures and serves more than 20,000 employers and their estimated 300,000 employees with dedicated safety and injury management service teams from Maine to Florida.