Anna E. Jolly is the Owner and Managing Director of Circle Safety & Health Consultants. She is currently serving a 3rd consecutive term as a member of the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board.
Ms. Jolly holds a B.S. in Environmental Health from Eastern Kentucky University, an M.S. in Environmental Science from George Washington University, and a J.D. from the T. C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond. Ms. Jolly is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She is certified by the Institute of Hazardous Material Management as a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager.
Ms. Jolly has more than 30 years experience in industrial hygiene and environmental affairs in both private industry and state government. Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Jolly worked with the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry, first as an attorney and later as the Virginia Asbestos Program Supervisor. Ms. Jolly began her career as a plant Industrial Hygienist for AT&T Technologies where she worked for 10 years.
She is an authorized trainer for the OSHA 10- and 30-Hour Construction and General Industry Outreach courses, as well as Confined Space and Hazwoper training. An authority on OSHA regulations, her expertise includes VOSH citation and abatement assistance, industrial hygiene auditing, safety program development, employee exposure analysis, safety systems, and interpretation of standards.
Ms. Jolly is widely recognized as an authority in occupational and safety and health regulations and is known for her ability to integrate technical and legal requirements relating to occupational and environmental regulations.
Ms. Jolly is active in several organizations. She has served as President of the Virginia Environmental Council. She is a long-standing member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association and served on its Respirator Committee for 6 years. In addition, she served as President of the Central Virginia Section from 1982-1995. She is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers and is the current President of the Colonial Virginia Chapter of the ASSE, 2016-2017 term. She is a member of the Virginia State Bar.
Ms. Jolly is recognized for her ability to integrate technical and legal requirements relating to occupational and environmental regulation.