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Safety Manager

Pocono Lake, Pennsylvania, 18347, United States
April 19, 2018

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Peter Mendoza

Director of Safety - Occupational Safety Consultant - Greystone Park Psychiatric


Pocono Lake, PA 18347 - 570-***-****

To become an essential member of a team that promotes safety and reduction in risk by utilizing the knowledge and experience gained as Director of the Health and Safety Department in my current permanent position of Occupational Safety Consultant 1 at Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital. Willing to relocate: Anywhere

Authorized to work in the US for any employer


Director of Safety - Occupational Safety Consultant Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital - Morris Plains, NJ - 2011-04 - Present


• Responsible for occupational safety compliance by developing safety and health procedures, programs, training outlines, manuals, guides and materials required to reduce risk and compliance with OSHA standards.

• Oversee Safety Department and Fire Department activities with responsibility of planning, budgeting, organizing, staffing, and training.

• Coordinate plan with Morris County Law Enforcement Department for Active Shooter emergency.

• Coordinate emergency action plan (COOP) and occupational hazard control programs for the development and implementation of safety guidelines (e.g., Lockdown/Shelter in Place, Respiratory Protection Program, LockOut/TagOut, and Hazardous Materials Management).

• Review and simplify the technical language of regulations and applicable safety standards (OSHA, NIOSH, NFPA, EPA and MSDS) in order to assess and discuss with the hospital administrators and labor management if the facility is in compliance with any safety concerns.

• Conduct risk assessment and created data base to review and generate required reports on both Work Related Injuries and any other accident/injury investigations. This included performing routine inspections and providing recommendations for administrative and engineering controls.

• Have participated in opening conference with employers, labor management and PEOSH consultants for review of safety complaints as related to compliance to standards and regulations. This included review of work conditions with Personnel and Employee Health Services department to accommodate employees returning back to workforce after injury.

• Developed Hazard Assessment tool for implementation in loss prevention, accident control systems, and risk analysis of occupational safety and health trend analyses.

• Liaison for corporate audits (Joint Commission, OSHA, PEOSH, EPA, DCA-Division of fire Safety, Local OEM, Insurance).

Safety Officer - NJ-DHS-DDD

North Jersey Developmental Center - Totowa, NJ -

2001-07 - 2011-04

• Mitigate risks by identifying and recommending corrective action to resolve unsafe occupational conditions in accordance with the rules, regulations and standard guidelines of OSHA specified in 29 CFR 1910 and applicable Public Employee Occupational Safety and Health (PEOSH) standards.

• Conduct training of staff for complying with policies and protocols and as needed conduct follow-up inspections of the facility to ensure elimination of safety risks and potential threats.

• Co-chairperson Risk Management Committee.

• Chairperson of Facility Safety committee.

• Chairperson for Client Care Committee.

• Coordinator and Trainer for maintaining facility's compliance with Worker Right to Know requirements


• Recommend procurement and training on use of required safety equipment.

• Update and maintenance of Material Safety Data Sheets. Manufacturing Operations Manager


1988 - 2001

• Responsible planning, budgeting, organizing, staffing, and training a workforce of 6 departments and approximately 180 individuals. This included implementing Quality, Manufacturing and Safety procedures and standards for a worldwide recognized company specializing in Air Sampling and Industrial Hygiene products.

• Trainer of Technical Safety and Sales personnel of Air Sampling equipment in various countries throughout USA, South America and Europe.

• Analyze and plan work force utilization, space requirements, workflow, and designed layout of equipment for maximum efficiency.

• Designed and documented procedures in the assembly and test of Inertial Guidance and Navigation instruments for a Federal Defense Electronics Systems contractor.

• Project manager for Disney's special water based FOG system (PLC driven), in the Animal Kingdom theme park. Supervised engineering prototype builds, involving designers, toolmakers, assemblers, and inspectors and test technicians.

• Develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods and procedures (GMP, QA/QCP, ISO, and Test & Repair).

• Approved engineering documentation to be released for production and coordinated training of employees for certification to ISO-9000 requirements.

Safety Officer, International Technical Services and Manufacturing Operations Manager Gilian Inst. Corp -

1988-11 - 1995-06


Quality Control and Production Engineer

Kearfott - Little Falls, NJ -

1980-01 - 1988-10



BS in Mechanical Engineering in Mechanical Engineering Newark College of Engineering (NJIT)

1974 - 1979

Certificate of Completion in National Incident Management System Texas A&M University

Campus Public Safety Response WMD

Louisiana State University

Corporate training program

Trainer NJ State PEOSHA

Lean Manufacturing Principles

NJ Institute of Technology


Proficient on Microsoft Office and other business equipment, multi-lingual (English,Spanish and Italian). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Certificate of Training - FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS-700) and Incident Command System (ICS 100, 200, 300 and 700)

Certificate of Training – Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations Within the Community Infrastructure (Texas A&M University)

Certificate of Training – Threat and Risk assessment (Texas A&M University) Certificate of Training - Public Works WMD Basic Concepts (Texas A&M University) Certificate of Training - Campus Public Safety Response WMD (Louisiana State University) Certificate of Training - OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1900 to 1910 (40Hr. course). Certificate of Training - OSHA Compliance update (14Hr. course). Certificate of Training - Internal Auditor to ISO-9000

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