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Safety Officer Bio
Angela Zimmermann, ARM, COSH, CECD, CPSI
City Safety Officer

Angie has more than 20 years' experience in occupational safety and health management in public entity settings.  She has extensive education in Occupational Safety and Health and is a UC Davis certified Workplace Safety and Health professional; has earned the Associate in Risk Management designation from the Insurance Institute of America; and is a Certified Ergonomic Compliance Director.  Angie has earned numerous certifications in Threat Assessment, Workplace Violence Prevention, Disaster Preparedness and Response, and a variety of other safety related fields.

Beginning her career in the Park Service as a Park Ranger for the County of Santa Barbara, Angie moved quickly through the ranks into Safety Management. Her career path led
her to Sacramento, where she directed the Loss Prevention Program for the
California State Association of Counties Excess Insurance Authority, a public agency Joint Powers Authority of which most of the counties in California and numerous cities (including Visalia) are members.  Moving to the South Valley area, Angie provided consulting services to cities, counties, and JPA's before becoming the Safety Officer for Tulare County.  In September 2011, Angie accepted the position of Safety Officer at the City of Visalia.

Committed to providing a safe and healthful workplace, Angie's area of responsibility includes compliance with all State and Federal regulations relating to occupational safety and health.  Angie provides leadership, training, information, resources, policy development, and consultation services to all City employees and departments.

Angie is married to longtime Visalia resident Chris Zimmermann, and they are the proud parents of four adult children.
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