Labelmaster Services Team

Senior Regulatory Specialist

Ms. Nikki Burgess, DGSA, CDGP

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  • A.S. Science & Technology, City University, Bellevue, WA, 1991
  • B.A. English, Governor’s State University, University Park, IL, 2006 (high honors)

Professional Certifications:

  • DGSA (EU Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor), 2012 (Current)
  • CDGP (US Certified Dangerous Goods Professional), 2013 (Current)
  • USDOT/IATA/IMO Hazardous Materials Specialist Ground/Air/Sea/Rail, Certified, 2010 (Current)
  • Transport Canada Hazardous Materials Specialist Ground/Air/Sea/Rail, Certified, 2010 (Current)
  • DGAC Specialty Certification: Crude Oil Transport by Rail, 2014 (Current)
  • TRANSCAER Railroad Tank Car Emergency Entry and Incident Response Certification, 2011 (Current)
  • OSHA HAZWOPER, Certificate, University of Illinois, 2008 (Current)
  • OSHA 10-Hour, Certificate, (Current)
    Certified Forklift Operator/Training Instructor (Current)

Nikki is the Senior Staff Regulatory Specialist at Labelmaster Services. She has over thirty years experience in the Dangerous Goods/EH&S/Hazard Communication sector in both government and private industry including:

  • US military (US Navy)
  • Interstate trucking
  • Heavy machinery and chemical manufacturing/transport (road & rail)
  • Common carrier railroad (primary safety position)

In addition to her Dangerous Goods expertise, Nikki serves as Labelmaster’s primary point person for the GHS/HCS, HS&E, and Corporate and Environmental Compliance including:

  • Regulatory analysis and liaison
  • Client training (development and delivery)
  • Product Development/ Process analysis and procedures
  • Classification/SDS/Labeling
  • Audits and inspections
  • Risk Management/Liability limitation
  • Primary point of contact for customer inquiries in these subject areas