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Manager Safety

Lockport, New York, 14094, United States
November 30, 2017

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Occupational Environmental Health and Safety professional with extensive hands on field, management, and Union/nonunion workforce and industrial, manufacturing, Power generation, construction and rail yard facilities experience. Knowledge in current OSHA, N.Y.S.D.E.C compliance standards. Experience with site preparation for OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (OSHAVPP) audits and recertification process. Possess strong oral and communication skills to effectively ensure compliance thru implementing policies and procedures to change systemic behavioral issues. Experience includes Project management and supervisory level responsibility, PC proficient.

*Currently on schedule to complete the following certifications within 6-12 months:

*ASP/CSP - Certified Safety professional

*CCHM - Certified Chemical Hazardous Waste Manager

*OHST - Occupational Health & Safety Technician


(SGE) Special Government Employee Certification

N.Y.S.D.E.C site inspection resulted in “Zero” notice of violations.

Experience recertifying and administering an OSHA-VPP “STAR site program.

OSHA Emergency Response and Preparedness Training; August 4-8,2008

16 years’ experience working with union/nonunion employees.


Buffalo State College

Bachelor of Science (Dual Degree)

Environmental Science & Safety (12/05)


*Special Government Employee Certification (SGE)

*Train the trainer- U.S. Department of labor (OSHA) 30-hour: General Industry

*Train the trainer - U.S. Department of Labor (OSHA) 30 hour: Construction

*Hazardous waste operations/Lead Abatement Contractor, Radiology I/II

* VERIFORCE Certified: Pipeline Compliance Qualification Evaluator

*N.Y.S. Code Enforcement officer ID# 0002500

*Red Cross CPR, First Aid, AED Certified 03/11

*SUNY Emergency Response Team Certified CPR/AED Instructor

*Community Emergency Response Team member (CERT-Team)

*Red Cross- Disaster Relief Shelter Operations Specialist



Dupont Yerkes Buffalo Corian Tedlar Plant

Buffalo New York 03/17 - Present

Brown & Root Industrial Services (KBR)

Environmental Health & Safety Construction Manager

Conduct Safety Orientations for contractors

Reliance system incident/accident reporting

Contract review for special conditions

Safety Observation tracking system

Counsel and advise contractors

Develop and administer weekly safety packet

Supervise 4 Field contract administrators

General Motors Lockport CH LLC (Optimal Engineering ) 06/16 - January 2017

Safety Representative (Contract Position)

Administered Safety orientations for contractors onsite

Worked jointly with UAW health and safety representatives to resolve safety issues.

Counseled and advised group and team leaders/members, individuals, on continuous improvement.

Administered GM Comply safety evaluation process for plant equipment buy off.

Team member in Plant Risk assessment workshop to Identify focus on High Hazard jobs

Team member in “Root Cause analysis workshop for Battery change” area.

Updated and certified more than 800 PPE assessments.

Led Safety Star health and safety meetings, communicated concerns to Management Level.

Covanta Energy: Facilities Safety Coordinator 08/13 – 04/2016

Niagara Falls and (Hennepin) Minneapolis Minnesota

Responsibilities included but not limited to the following:

Conducted Safety orientations for contractors and new employee training

Annual Outage coverage

Site Compliance officer

Documentation auditor/ Record keeper

Coordinated ISNET/ Contractor Program

NEAR Miss review Program

Safety Trainer/Instructor

Safety Procedure development

Project manager R.T.I.F Project

Accident Investigation/Reporting

Safety Committee Leader/Member

Coordinate and conduct annual OSHA “Site Safety “Stand down”.

Conduct/coordinate safety drills, hearing tests site inspections

Conducted Safety management and Outage assistance at Hennepin facility

(OSEA) Occupational Safety & Environmental Association, Inc. 09/05 - Present

Environmental Health and Safety

OSHA outreach Instructor/Onsite Safety Manager/Coordinator

Teaching a variety of grant written Occupational health and safety topics such as LoTo, Confined space, PPE, workplace violence, Aerial lift, Hazardous waste, 8/10/24/30-Hour OSHA certifications and refresher courses in and throughout Western N.Y.

Onsite Safety Manager: Responsible for complete enforcement of OSHA CFR 1910 for the construction/and general Industry for various power plant, pipeline and construction projects locally and across the East and Midwest. Responsibilities include developing traffic patterns per state D.O.T requirements, conducting weekly safety meeting daily reporting, accident investigation and proactive measures for prevention, new employee orientation training/drug testing, and PPE management. More than 10 years experience working with vendors, union/non-union workforce.

Otis Eastern NiSource Columbia Gas Pipeline Hydro Testing Gettysburg P.A.

1. Otis Eastern Pipeline - Mark West Washington Pa.

2. Enbridge Gas Pipeline Hydro Testing Project Massena N.Y. Over & Under St. Lawrence

NRG Huntley: Dunkirk/Tonawanda (Coal-Fired Generation Facility-Tonawanda, New York)

AES Somerset (Coal-fired Generation Facility – Somerset, New York)

Dall man Power Unit #4 Next Generation Coal Fired Facility-Springfield Illinois)

Trans Canada Power Re-Generation Project – Brattleboro Vermont

Empire Generating Project (Co Generator Power Plant - Renssalear N.Y.

(GE) General Electric International 01/10- 5/12

Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator

Manage prepare and recertify all aspects of Voluntary Protection program (VPP) site management for annual recertification process. Coordinate facility Inspections, Maintain facility compliance records and environmental permits. Review Federal, state and local regulation changes that impact permits and permit compliance, Implement Environment, Health, & Safety procedures, programs and systems at site level. Conduct & manage health & safety training of site personnel, Environmental and Hazardous waste management; maintain computerized EHS metrics and data management, staff hour’s verification in GENSUITE system. Conduct weekly/monthly safety meetings, Implement and developed health & safety training and lead safety committee of site employees to assist union workforce with proactive measures ensuring plant wide safety. Project manager for all onsite projects, experience supervising Union workforce and vendors scheduling timely housekeeping and emergency drills. Conduct and direct testing of air, noise and temperature testing to verify compliance with regulations. Accident/Incident and injury, environmental spills and near miss investigation to determine root causes and preventive measures, facilities inspections/audits, and environmental testing.


*Air & Waste Management Association Niagara Section (2000-2006)

*National Association of Safety Professionals (2005-2009)

*Sword of the Spirit Ministries- Sunday school Teacher, Usher

*Volunteer- Red Cross Disaster Relief Operations



Mike Moresco/Susan Gouthro/ Robert Duke

HR/Personnel manager/Safety manager

General Motors Lockport CH, LLC

716 - 439-2235

Mr. John Ciavatta

Industrial Engineering

Condenser& CRM Product line

General Motors Lockport CH LLC


Stephanie Burgess MBA, CSP

Corporate Risk Management


Mr. John Slisz

Erie Community College South Workforce Development


Steve Druzdowski/Joe Coniglio

Occupational Safety Environmental Associates



Mr. Peter J. Gorton, MPH CHCM

Pan American Consultants


Mr. Francisco Guzman

Project Manager City of Buffalo


Mr. Terry Harding

Buffalo State College


Mr. Eric Arnold

Product Support Manager

Northrop Grumman


Mr. Joseph Sieracki

Corporate Accountant

Evergreen Healthcare


Sr. Chief Jessica Hannah

IT Specialist/Recruit Process Administrator

United States Navy


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