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Manager Safety

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
November 29, 2017

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Sarah M. Coyne

Halethorpe, MD ***** 443-***-****

Experienced Environmental Health and Safety Manager with over 22 years in the construction industry, 15 years of Construction Safety and Health, and 9 years Executive Management. Excellent communicator capable of building a teamwork environment while working towards established common interests and goals. Successful leader, inspirational manager and effective trainer. Highly organized, efficient multitasker, at home in fast-paced environment with the ability to prioritize effectively. Flexible, adaptable, and forward thinking. Ability to travel and adjust based on the needs of the company.


OSHA 10/30 Hour Instructor

OSHA 7845 Record Keeping

OSHA 7205 Hazard Awareness

OSHA 7615 Maritime

ASQ Auditor I & II

Safety Awareness – Fall Protection, Scaffold, PPE

LEAD Worker/Supervisor


Confined Space

Sexual Harassment

Supervisor Training

Silica Awareness



Safway Group Holdings, LLC

Multi-Branch Environmental Health and Safety Manager February 2016 – November 2017

Anticipated, identified and evaluated hazardous conditions and practices; Developed hazard control designs, methods, procedures, and programs; Implemented, administered and advised others on hazard controls and hazard control programs; and measure, audited and evaluated the effectiveness of hazard controls and hazard control programs on

high profiled projects: U.S Capitol Dome, MGM Grand National Harbor, United States Supreme Court, Cannon House, MLK Library and Multiple Dominion Power Plants, Norfolk Shipyards: USS Puller and USS Federal.

Branch/Field and Job Site Inspections and Observations: Performed daily job hazard analysis to identify hazards within the workplace. Climbed scaffold and enter confined spaces. Coached, trained and guided employees and management regarding safety compliance issues and safe product applications.

Incident/Accident Investigation and Reporting: Investigated incidents involving company property, employees and temporary employees. Prepared documentation that ensured an adequate investigation and preservation of evidence was completed. Impacted and reduced number of incidents within my region.

Customer Interface: Participated in safety initiatives, meetings and programs as required by the customer. Provided customer training when required. Worked with site safety personnel to identify and resolve safety issues. Improved overall communications with company and contractors.

Regulatory Compliance: Assisted with the administration of Federal, State, Local Laws and regulations such as OSHA, DOT, MSHA, EPA, and NFPA.

Administrative: Carried out supervisory duties in accordance with safety compliance policies and collective bargaining agreements. Compiled management reports and assisted with OSHA recordkeeping requirements on a monthly basis.

Medical Interface: Coordinated transportation of injured and ill employees to medical facilities. Worked directly with medical providers and Safway’s Risk and Legal Management Departments to ensure the procedure requirements of the Safway’s return to work programs were followed. Completed annual audits of area clinics to insure medical facilities were properly aligned with company and employee needs.

Employee/Supervisor/Temporary Employee Training: Facilitated, documented, and ensured all employees, supervisors, and temporary employees received the company’s required training. Conducted safety meetings and employee training programs. Effectively trained 200 staff annually.

Managed Safway’s authorized safety incentive program at assigned branches. Administered emergency response procedures for each branch and specific job sites. Oversaw and approved of site and branch safety equipment.

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades

Finishing Trade Institute International

International Director of Safety & Health Hanover, Maryland November 2006 – June 2015

Prepared multi-million-dollar annual budgets; established and administrated internal and external reporting procedures for income and expenditures; reviewed and processed financial payables and receivables.

Managed administrative personnel and 75 International trainers; coordinated, scheduled, and facilitated over 200 trainer courses a year across the United States and Canada; maintained equipment shipping and logistical records for training programs.

Developed annual training schedule and budget for courses held on campus, secured instructors, registered all participants, supplied equipment and materials, analyzed results, reviewed and approved all flight itineraries, made hotel accommodations and processed all reimbursement requests after each course for more than 500 participants annually.

Developed, implemented, promoted, and continuously reevaluated current Safety and Health policies and standards for training IUPAT members; reported on ever-evolving regulations and trends in Safety and Health.

Successfully drafted, finalized, and presented grant proposals, earning the fund $1 million dollars from the United States Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy for safety and health training, as well as $40,000.00 from Berger Marks, and $622,000.00 from the United States Department of Labor for same; served as the Program Manager in facilitating all grants.

Served as liaison for third party and safety and health certifications through Society of Protective Coatings (SSPC), National Association for Corrosion Engineers (NACE), National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) and Overton Engineers; developed internal and external policies and procedures for each individual certification program.

Represented organization at North American Building Trade Union’s International Safety and Health meetings and committee member for ACCSH. Worked on Silica Standard and testified at OSHA hearings.

Trainer –OSHA 10 & 30, Safety Awareness, HAZWOPER, Asbestos, Confined Space, Lead, Silica and Scaffold.

District Council 16 Northern California Journeymen

& Apprenticeship Training Trust Fund

Full Time Instructor for Apprenticeship and Journeymen Training June 2003 – November 2006

Taught 12-week curriculum to apprentice and journeyman upgrades; provided training for local, state and International Safety and Health certifications for 300-400 students annually.

District Council 16 Northern California Journeymen

& Apprenticeship Training Trust Fund

Commercial and Industrial Journeyman Painter August 1995 - June 2003


Master of Science, Occupational Safety and Health/Environmental Management (Currently Enrolled)

Columbia Southern University

Bachelor of Science, Labor Education

National Labor College

Associates Degree, Applied Science Occupational Development

Marshall Community and Technical College

California State Teaching Credential

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