Manager of Gulf Coast Operations, Major Projects Team
April Mack Steger graduated from the University of Arkansas Little Rock with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and Chemistry with an emphasis in Environmental Science. Mrs. Steger joined The Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health, LLC. (CTEH®), in 2008, in North Little Rock, AR, as a member of the Toxicology Emergency Response Program (TERP®) including serving as an Environmental Scientist Project Manager responding to over 50 chemical releases across the United States and Canada. In 2012, Mrs. Steger transferred to CTEH®’s Kemah, TX, office as the Manager of Gulf Coast Operations and Major Projects Team with the goals of continuing to provide excellent service and support to clients in the Houston area and beyond in the areas of emergency response air monitoring, industrial hygiene (IH), safety, and environmental sampling.
Mrs. Steger specializes in Industrial Hygiene for worker safety and health, air monitoring during chemical releases for the safety and health of potentially affected communities, and the Incident Command System Safety role during high profile Incidents involving discharges that threaten navigable waterways. She has responded to refinery and chemical plant releases, chemical storage facility fires, pipeline releases, train derailments, offshore and onshore well blowouts, and barge and vessel releases across North America. She has supported her clients during annual large-scale exercises, attending approximately 10 each year, and during emergency and remediation phases of releases to the environment taking roles such as Air Monitoring Specialist, Safety Officer, and Assistant Safety Officer, Environmental Sampling Planning, Emergency Operations Center Safety, and Demobilization Unit Lead.
Mrs. Steger has experience conducting IH monitoring for OSHA and US Coast Guard compliance. Her expertise includes working with local, state and federal agencies to gain approval for work plans submitted through Unified Command for air, soil and water sampling during release events, and developing site safety and health plans for cleanup workers.
B.S., Biology, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR