Environmental Health and Safety Resume
|Desired Industry: Environmental
|Desired Job Location: Washington, Missouri
||Date Posted: 9/19/2016
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Management (Manager, Director)
||Willing to Travel:
|Highest Degree Attained: Masters
||Willing to Relocate: No
Highly skilled and goal-driven professional equipped with broad-based background in environmental, health and safety operations; litigation, insurance, and risk management. Capitalize on solid knowledge of federal, state, and local requirements in overseeing highly complex projects and assignments. Exemplify strong competency in analyzing data and processes; as well as in investigating failures and accidents to recommend and execute necessary courses of actions. Demonstrate outstanding ability to lead and development top-performing professionals, capable of meeting pre-established goals and objectives.
Clemco Industries Corporation, Washington, MO
Director of Product and Plant Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) 2001–Present
Employ solid knowledge of applicable laws and regulations in managing and accomplishing the following:
$500M complex toxic tort litigation involving 45,000 plaintiffs per year in 23 venues, 19 defense law firms, and 10 insurance carriers;
Representation of company in product liability and toxic tort litigation.
Observe strict adherence to the design and manufacturing standards in the design, manufacturing, sales and support of Surface Preparation and Explosive Suppression equipment and systems.
Perform risk management and loss control, including execution of field failure investigation.
Lead the development and promotion of product line for the explosive, and demil industries.
Provide guidance and supervision to company agents in carrying out their assigned tasks.
Take charge of administering and allocating safety and environmental budget.
Obtain and maintain federal approval for the manufacture and sale of commercial respirators, pressure vessels, and hazardous materials.
Formulate, deploy, and maintain a comprehensive EH&S Program.
Served as the driving force in reducing silicosis litigation, from 45,000 plaintiffs per year in 23 venues and 19 defense law firms to less than 100 active claims in (3) venues.
Successfully reduced the annual cost of litigation from a high of $12M to $1M.
Participated in the OSHA Comment Committee, including Abrasive Blasting and Combustible Dust.
Independent Consulting 1999–2007
Created a layout for new 100,000 sq. ft. igniter manufacturing facility comprised of offices, manufacturing, explosive blending, drying, and storage buildings with estimated annual production of 50,000,000 to 100,000,000 igniters.
Assumed full responsibility in processing and obtaining permits, licenses, and approval to build new explosive manufacturing facility, while ensuring the compliance of existing facilities with federal, state, and local requirements.
Formulated and deployed a comprehensive EH&S program for explosive manufacturing plant.
Conducted process hazard analysis, including evaluation of resulting operating procedures for new and existing explosive manufacturing processes.
Drove significant reduction in occupancy classification, construction type, electrical classifications, and Q/D requirements through expert utilization of International Building Code, National Fire Protection articles, and Department of Defense standards and manuals.
Special Devices, Inc., Simi Valley, CA
Corporate Director of Environmental, Health, and Safety and Facility Maintenance 1991–2001
Constructed new hazardous chemical facilities and implementation of necessary improvements to existing facilities.
Effectively functioned as company representative in environmental compliance litigation.
Enforced compliance with safety and regulatory requirements in producing explosive devices for automotive and aerospace industries.
Managed the overall facility maintenance operations in five manufacturing facilities across four states.
Supervised the daily activities of 10 EH&S personnel and 56 facility employees.
Fulfilled leadership roles in the following activities:
Growth from 200 employees at two facilities to over 2,000 employees at 7 facilities.
Classification, packaging, and handling of hazardous chemicals;
Investigation of chemical incident;
Administration of safety, environmental, and facility budget;
Management risk and process safety; and
Design and approval of product packaging.
Succeeded in obtaining a Part B, Subpart X Hazardous Waste Treatment Permit.
Spearheaded the transformation of cellular manufacturing into single piece flow across five manufacturing facilities that generated 35avings in labor cost.
Devised and implemented a hazardous material management plan that was adopted by local fire districts as a training model for other facilities
Achieved performance awards for 6 consecutive years for demonstrating exceptional work performance.
Master of Science in Industrial Manufacturing Technology | Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Safety and Environmental Technology | Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Regulatory and Consensus Standards
Code of Federal Regulations 10: Energy; 20: Employee's Benefits; 27: Alcohol, Tobacco Products and Firearms; 29: Labor (OSHA); 40: Protection of Environment (EPA); 49: Transportation (DOT) | International Building, Fire, Plumbing, Mechanical and National Electric Codes
ASME; NFPA; ANSI; CGA; ASHRAE; DDESB; IME; Other Consensus Standards
Program Development, Training and Implementation
Cost and Loss Control Programs| Job Safety Budget | Loss Control Programs| Worker Compensation Program | Behavior and Performance Based Safety| Safety Training Programs| Job Specific Safety Standards| Load Limit Program | Emergency Response Program |Lockout/Tagout Program
Grounding Program | PPE Control Program | Hazard Communication Program | Radiation Control Program | Hearing Conservation Program | Process Safety Management| Employee Environmental Protection Programs | Air Pollution Control Program | Waste Minimization Program | Hazardous Material Control Programs |Sara Title III Programs | Waste Treatment and Disposal | Wastewater Pretreatment Program | ATF Licenses | Storm water Discharge Permit | Waste Water Discharge Permit
Operating Permit | Part B, Subpart X Treatment Storage and Disposal Permit for Reactive Material
Large Quantity Hazardous Waste Generator Permit | Occupancy Permits | Permit To Construct
NIOSH Respirator Approvals |DOT Hazardous Material Shipper Qualifications
Safety Audits | Safety Inspections | Plant Layout Review for Lean and Code Compliance
Hazard Analysis (Statistical and Fault Tree Analyses)
Safety/Environmental/ATF/NRC/DOT Mandated Audits, Reports, and Permits
Job Hazard Analysis, Fault Trees & FMEAs, Quantity/Distance Layout for Hazardous Material Manufacturing and Storage Facilities
Reporting and Documentation
Litigation Discovery Documents, Admissions and Interrogatories | Expert Testimony
Catastrophic Accident Report |Final Safety and Environmental Impact Job Report
Multimedia Regulatory Investigation | Submittal Data for Approval | Scheduling and Critical Path
Monthly Quantities for Payments| Cost Estimate Modification
Certified Safety Professional (CSP) – Board of Certified Safety Professionals
Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM) – Institute of Hazardous Material Managers
President’s Volunteer Service Award (Bronze Medal)
President/Board Member/Building Foreman, Habitat for Humanity Affiliate in Franklin County, Missouri
Member–Comment Board, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Combustible Dust National Emphasis Program
Lecturer/Presenter, Webinars, Lectures, and Conferences for the SSPC, FABTECH, and The Department of Defense
Author/Contributor, Journal of Protective Coating and Linings (JPC)
Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) | Adobe Acrobat | SyteLine
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