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Safety Management

Location:
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Salary:
150,000.00
Posted:
January 08, 2018

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C. Sam Harkins

713-***-****

***** ********* ***

San Antonio, Texas 78261

ac3x9k@r.postjobfree.com

www.linkedin.com/in/sam-harkins

Summary

A highly dedicated and results-oriented senior environmental, health, and safety manager with an extensive record of experience in regulatory and standards compliance, safety and compliance auditing, data collection and analysis, policy and procedure development, accident/near-miss investigation, and workers’ compensation claim investigation/management. Leverages excellent leadership, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills to train and manage diverse teams and interface with stakeholders across organizational levels. A detail-oriented problem solver who reduces risk, ensures compliance, and promotes a zero-incident work culture.

Experience

VEOLIA INDUSTRIAL BUSINESS/VEOLIA ES INDUSTRIAL SERVICES, Houston, Texas

Senior Vice President, Environmental, Health, and Safety, 2007-2017

Led development and implementation of company’s safety management systems, with direct leadership of four region safety managers and corporate EHS department staff of seven providing EHS expertise to company’s North America operations. Conducted corporate-level audits to evaluate compliance with company safety management systems and processes to identify opportunities to minimize and mitigate incidents/accidents, downtime of production, and financial losses. Oversaw review of accident/near-miss investigations and management of workers compensation claims. Managed company’s participation in OSHA voluntary protection plan, with five site-based STAR locations.

Compiled, analyzed, and interpreted statistical data related to accident trend and exposure factors concerning occupational illnesses, injuries, and employee risk.

Developed and implemented company’s safety performance evaluation audit reporting (SPEAR) database to enable management to trend peer-to-peer safety observation & intervention behavioral-based program and product-specific safety auditing program.

Acted as chairperson of company’s safety situation, policies, and policy issues team in development of safety and operational policies and procedures.

Participated as senior management team member to develop and implement company strategic plan.

Served on company ES global health and safety center of excellence as Veolia North America representative.

TURNER INDUSTRIES GROUP, L.L.C., Pasadena, Texas

Regional Health and Safety Manager, 1995-2007

Oversaw and coordinated efforts of three area health and safety managers and 28 field site safety supervisors. Conducted corporate-level audits to evaluate safety performance of company. Identified and appraised worksite conditions with potential to produce accidents, downtime of production, and financial losses. Compiled, analyzed, and interpreted statistical data related to accident trend and exposure factors concerning occupational illnesses and employee risk. Coordinated accident/near-miss investigations and management of workers compensation claims. Conducted and coordinated OSHA 500, monthly supervisory safety training meetings, and other related training courses for management and supervision.

Developed and implemented behavioral based programs playing key role in success of safety performance of Texas division.

Served as chair of Greater Houston Associated Builders & Contractors Safety Committee and assisted in development and implementation of OSHA Cooperative Safety Program Partnership statewide.

Additional Experience

Corporate Safety Representative, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1990-1995. Conducted corporate-level audits to evaluate safety performance of six companies in petrochemical field. Identified and appraised worksite conditions with potential to produce accidents, downtime of production, and financial losses. Compiled, analyzed, and interpreted statistical data related to accident trend and exposure factors concerning occupational illnesses and employee risk. Interfaced company policies and programs with those of customer/client during pre-bid stages, to ensure compliance with all federal, state, corporate, and client rules, regulations, and standards.

Field Safety Supervisor, 1990. Conducted audits and inspections throughout client facilities to evaluate employee performance and site conditions and ensure compliance with federal, state, client, and corporate rules, regulations, and standards. Devised, developed, and wrote site-specific programs and policies. Coordinated site-specific programs with corporate and client management related to cost and impact. Developed and conducted various training programs to educate workers and management on safety policies, laws, and methods to reduce accidents, injuries, and losses. Oversaw enforcement of company, client, federal, and state safety regulations.

SAM HARKINS REMODELING & CARPENTRY, ((location)), Owner, Operator, 1989-1990. Conducted residential and commercial construction remodeling and maintenance in South Louisiana.

TUDOR CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Working Supervisor, 1986-1988. Oversaw carpentry layout, framing, and trim. Worked on projects including Jimmy Swaggart Ministries (five projects, $85,000,000), Bluebonnet Centre Office Building ($4,600,000), and Quality Suites Hotel ($3,100,000).

TUDOR CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, General Foreman, 1983-1985. Oversaw blueprint reading, metal stud and drywall, installation of millwork, hardware, and formica panels, and miscellaneous trim work at Jimmy Swaggart Ministries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

MILTON J. WOMACK, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Carpenter, 1980-1982. Worked on wall and concrete formwork, installation of millwork, hardware, trim work, and miscellaneous carpentry at state capital senate chamber addition.

Military Service

UNITED STATES NAVY, 1976-1980. Certified in Vessel Operations and Ship Maintenance. Honorable Discharge.

Professional Development and Certifications

American Society of Safety Engineers, Corporate Safety Management

SGE, Special Government Employee to assist OSHA in VPP Inspections

National Safety Council

Occupational Safety and Health Center

Instructor Training Course

OSHA 502 Train the Trainer Course, Certified OSHA Trainer

Trenching & Excavation, Certified Competent Person Workshop, per OSHA 1926.651 & .652

8 Hour Supervisor Basic Safety/Health Training for Hazardous Waste Site Personnel per OSHA 1910.120

Hydrogen Sulfide Gas (HsS) Safety, Train the Trainer

Affiliations

American Society of Safety Engineers

Water Jet Technology Association (WJTA-IMCA



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