Contessa Sorum PO Box ****
Salina OK ***** (918) *** ****
Education BS Safety Management Northeastern State University 1997 BS Allied Health Administration Northeastern State University 1997 MS Industrial Operations Management Northeastern State University 2000
Experience Gates Corporation: (Industrial, Automotive, Agricultural Belt Manufacturer) Siloam Springs, AR
Position: HSE Coordinator 6/2010 to Present Responsibilities/Accomplishments: EMS 14001 and OSHAS 18001 recordkeeping and compliance; recent external audit in 3/2013 with no findings; environmental sampling, recordkeeping and reporting for an industrial wastewater permit, minor air emissions permit, and storm water permit; OSHA compliance, training, recordkeeping, auditing, program development and implementation; reduction of severity rate by 20% over 3 year period; team of 1 Safety Technician; project leader for Six Sigma Green Belt; LSS Green Belt Champion training; worker’s compensation liaison, incident investigation, hazard abatement, follow up; behavior based safety program trainer/administrator; machine guarding assessments, design, planning and implementation; reduced TCIR 10%; tier II and form R reporting annually.
Tarby Inc.: (Manufacturer of progressing cavity pumps, chrome plating, injection molding) Claremore, OK Position: HSE Coordinator 10/2008 to 6/2010 Responsibilities/Accomplishments: Oversight of 3 facilities and safety supervisors; behavior based safety program implementation to assist in culture change; environmental sampling, recordkeeping and reporting; submit annual air emission inventory; biological monitoring program administrator for hexavalent chrome; OSHA compliance, training, recordkeeping, auditing; develop and implement required written programs; reduced worker’s compensation cost.
Georgia Pacific Corp.: (Wallboard and felt paper manufacturer) Pryor, OK
Position: HR/Safety Manager 05/2001 to 10/2008 Responsibilities/Accomplishments: Union relations, arbitration, grievance process; recruiting and hiring; discipline, coaching and improvement plans; OSHA compliance, recordkeeping, training, audits and inspections; workers compensation report filing, follow up, case management; benefits administration, contract negotiations, contract adherence; train and assist other facilities with OSHA compliance; reduced severity rate, improved employee engagement.
The Yaffe Companies: (Scrap metal recycler) Muskogee, OK
Position: Safety Director 04/1996 to 05/2001 Responsibilities/Accomplishments: OSHA compliance, training, program development and implementation; DOT compliance and drug testing; supervised 15 safety coordinators; audits and inspections; oversee self-insured workers compensation for 15 facilities in 5 states; biological monitoring for heavy metals; reduced worker’s compensation cost.
2008 Leadership Development Atlanta, GA 2009 CPR/First Aid/AED Instructor Tulsa, OK 2011 Dupont STOP Trainer Elizabethtown, KY 2011 Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Fayetteville, AR 2012 Civil Treatment of Employees Siloam Springs, AR