Karen-MillerKaren M. Miller, ACA, CMSP

Ms. Miller is the Mining Program Manager of Florida’s MSHA State Grants Program (Florida Mine Safety Program), which provides creative and interactive learning programs and training modules to mining operations and contractors by bringing exciting new ideas to life and real life examples to every training class. She works with miners and contractors as they look into innovative ways to approach safety, health and rescue challenges in the mining industry. Ms. Miller recently introduced Mine Rescue Training Programs and Surface Competitions as part of Florida’s current program developments, providing ERT Teams with an opportunity to demonstrate competency, and identify potential gaps in knowledge and training through a wide range of realistic emergency response scenarios. Ms. Miller is a Certified Mine Safety Professional (CMSP), and holds MSHA IN and IS trainer qualifications (30 CFR Parts 46 and 48), Notary Public for the Great State of Florida, Accredited Claims Adjuster and ASHI/Medic First Aid Instructor for First Aid, CPR and AED Training.


Juanita Ross-Dilworth

Juanita Ross-Dilworth is the Mining Program Field Analyst/Training Specialist State Grants Program (Florida Mine Safety Program). Ms. Dilworth has extensive experience in grant writing, including a master’s degree in health service administration from Florida A&M University and over ten years teaching as an Adjunct Professor in Health Care Management. She is the former Contracts and Grants Coordinator with Tallahassee Community College and has worked with the MSHA States Grant Program for the past three years.

Ms. Dilworth’s role will be assisting the Mine Safety Program Coordinator in the operation of the Florida Mine Safety and Health Training Program (FMSH), offering training to meet the Federal Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) requirements for mandatory mine safety training: assisting with field audits; conducting evaluations as needed; preparing and submitting the annual budget reports to the United States Department of Labor; providing technical assistance to the Safety Program Coordinator pertaining to multimedia training presentations; participating in staff development conferences and other professional development activities at the regional, state and national levels.

Training Consultants

We have experienced training consultants on staff. The strength of the Florida Mine Safety Program lies in the ability to select training consultants from locations across the State of Florida.

This benefits our clients substantially by providing them with certified training consultants close to their location, reducing both travel and accommodation expenses.