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Safety Manager

Whiting, Indiana, United States
75,000 annually
April 25, 2018

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Karl G. Lohrmann

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Work as a field safety, environmental representative

Strengths/Knowledge/Key Skills

Excellent written and oral communications skills

Detail oriented work performance

Good organizational skills

Excellent customer service skills

Team player

Professional History

Manpower temp assigned to UNILEVER Kilbourne in Chicago (Feb 19, 2017 and currently still there)

Conducted all safety training including new Unilever employee and contractor safety orientations.

Modified and upgraded safety training power point presentations

Performed production floor training with employees on the Unilever Safety Behavior Observation program

Performed machine guarding and Lockout/tag-out compliance audits on the production floor

Assisted with doing the annual employee audiometric testing

Developed system for maintaining hazardous waste disposal records

Perform any assignments requested by facility safety manager

Kathe Wolfert of America (Nov 8, 2016 to Dec 26, 2016 and Nov 9 2017 to Dec 26 2018)

Functioned as temporary Christmas season worker at the Kathe Wolfert store in the Christ-kindle German Christmas market in Chicago’s Daley Plaza

Unloaded delivered product for storage or display

Served as a customer service representative.

Worked as a cashier and packager of customer purchased product

Kept display racks filled

After closure of the Cristkindle Market assisted with repackaging of unsold product for return to Minnesota.

US Environmental Protection Agency Region 5, Superfund Group (Oct 2014 to Oct 2016)

Trained to become certified as an EPCRA/CERCLA and RMP Compliance Inspector

Have performed and completed numerous RMP and ECPCRA/CERCLA facility compliance inspections

Passed all other required US EPA inspection and certification courses

Professional Consulting Services–Worked for Key West Metal Industries Crestwood IL. (Feb 2013 to Oct 2014)

Rewrote portions bf company safety procedures manual and to make them a performance based document

Examples of procedures rewritten are: Safety Policy; Accident/Incident investigation; Confined space entry; Hot work; Emergency response

Developed procedure for performing and documenting the Daily (safe work performance) Task Analysis on-the-job pre-start meetings

Conducted refresher confined space and fall protection training

Sargent Electric/Sargent Safety Services (July 2011 to January 2013)

OSBL lead project manager-BP Whiting refinery on the Fluor OSBL pillar for Sargent Electric.

Wrote comprehensive safety, health, and environmental site specific safety plan for project’s OSBL pillar and assisted project management with the administration and implementation of the prime contractor (Flour) owner approved plan

Trained and supervised six safety staff for the 400 Sargent project electricians. Project had a zero OSHA recordable injury rate.

Mentored and assisted job site foreman with generating owner required daily job task safety analysis in accordance with the general contractor job site specifications

Conducted safety training with all affected employees on subjects such as: New employee safety orientation; Lockout Tag-out; Confined space entry; Fall protection; Job and task PPE specifications; Hazard communications; Facility scaffold safety requirements; Aerial lift safety, etc.

Performed daily site safety audits in accordance and compliance with client specifications.

Participated in the twice weekly Flour safety staff meetings

Swinerton Builders, Los Angeles, California (July 2007 to September 2009)

Senior Safety Manager In-line baggage handling system installation at LAX Airport

Wrote comprehensive safety, health, and environmental site specific safety plan for project and assisted project management administer and implement the owner approved plan

Generated, reviewed, monitored and ensured: 1.) application of the job site specific safety plan, procedures and JHAs, 2.) compliance with Swinerton’s and client’s job and site specific safety specifications, and all applicable regulatory agencies.

Developed, implemented and conducted safety orientation training for new employees and job site contractor employees. Developed and conducted worker safety training on subjects such as confined space entry, airport aircraft traffic safety, PPE, accident reporting and investigation procedures, excavation safety procedures, lockout/tag-out, confined space, hazard communication, etc.

Monitored asbestos removal procedure regulatory compliance during the midnight down period inside the terminals

Served as the Swinerton’s project safety committee chairman and co-chair of owner’s safety focus group committee

Actively participated in the weekly (1.) Swinerton subcontractor’s superintendents meeting; (2.) Swinerton shutdown cutover planning meetings; (3.) weekly owner’s meetings; and (4.) the daily Swinerton project staff meetings

Worked closely with field personnel and management to audit safe work performance and identify areas of improvement for identified safety, health, and environmental concerns. Worked with Swinerton project management to effectively remedy identified areas needing improvement

Tutor Saliba Corporation (Dec 2006 – July 2007)

Project Safety Coordinator (Feb 2007 to July 2007) Los Angeles on the new LAX Airport South Runway project

Served as safety, health, environmental and security/badging coordinator on the LAX South Runway Project at Los Angeles (LAX) Airport

Collaborated with field management to identify and troubleshoot performance based safety, health, and environmental concerns; developed and implemented realistic, effective action plans

Developed, implemented and conducted safety orientation training of new employee and job site contractor employees

Developed and performed affected worker safety training on subjects such as confined space entry, airport aircraft traffic safety, daily mobile equipment operator safety inspections, accident reporting and investigation procedures, excavation safety, confined space entry, etc.

Coordinated accident claims management with OCIP (owner’s on-site insurance representatives) and the Tutor Saliba corporate, claims staff.

Project Safety Manager (Dec 2006 – Feb 2007) Las Vegas Nevada: Wynn Hotel and Planet Hollywood Projects

Performed essential safety management functions for the Planet Hollywood and Wynn Hotels construction projects to ensure regulatory compliance and safe work performance.

Collaborated with project management, owner’s representatives, and company field management to identify accident and incident hazards, and regulatory compliance issues before accident occurrence.

Involved myself with all aspects of company safety training including performing (1.) new employee safety orientation, (2.) field toolbox presentations, and (3.) confined space, excavation safety, arc flash and asbestos training.

Education and certifications

Saint Louis University, Bachelor’s Degree in Geological Engineering, Minor in Chemistry and Philosophy

Safety Trained Supervisor (STS) certification from the Board of Safety Professionals

Professional Organizations

Ready Mix Concrete Association - Environmental Committee Member (2000 to 2003)

Illinois Association of General Contractors - Safety Committee Member (1999 to 2003)

Midwest Division of the National Petroleum Refiners Association, Chairman and Secretary (1979 to 1991)

Junior Achievement Program sponsored by AMOCO Oil and the City of Whiting IN, Chairman (1985-1990)

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