Diane Thorson is a freelance writer and public health consultant specializing in developing operational policies, procedures and tools for use in the workplace. Ms. Thorson is a licensed registered nurse and certified as a public health nurse with over 30 years of experience as a manager and director in the public health field. She has held officer positions for state level associations representing the public health field.
Ms. Thorson is a frequent participant on national, state and local workgroups to develop operational policies, procedures and tools for utilization by local public health departments. She has led health and safety investigations for indoor air quality, use of personal protective equipment, and business continuity of operations planning. Ms. Thorson provides guidance for prevention of workplace health and safety issues utilizing guidance from national and state governmental health agencies.