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Safety Specialist

Location:
Aiken, SC
Posted:
March 25, 2018

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Natasha Lowe

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

Aiken, SC *****

803-***-****

Objective

To obtain a position with a stable and growing company that will assist me in strengthening my technical skills, utilizing my experience and knowledge of Safety to provide future opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Professional Experience

Education/

Certifications

Safety Specialist December 2013 to February 2018

PotashCorp Augusta, Georgia

Perform monthly inspections in process areas to ensure all safety and emergency response equipment is sufficient and adequately maintained.

Responsible for effective implementation of site Respiratory Program.

Ensure compliance with OSHA regulations, site safety procedures, and corporate guidance documents.

Coach, mentor, and actively participate in Job Hazard Analysis,

Incident Investigations, Key Procedure Audits, and Work Place Inspections.

Providing Safety expertise in all necessary safety reviews and meetings including TapRoots.

Assist with PSM audits of the 14 elements and in the abatement of audit findings and recommendations by implementing corrective actions to the issues identified.

Provide medical assistance and respond to medical emergencies.

Accompany and document OSHA inspections, insurance inspections and other formal safety inspections of the site.

Analyze safety system data streams including KPA’s, incident reports, JHA’s, CSE’s, etc. for continuous improvement.

Actively participate in Emergency Management and Crisis Communication Drills.

Field audits on contractor activities providing feedback to Contractors and PCS

Representatives.

Assess safety programs/processes and make recommendations to the Safety Manager for

continuous improvement.

Serve as safety liaison for operations, maintenance and contractors to assist with any issues or concerns with safety compliance during planning and execution of work.

Provide assistance with fire protection by responding to inspection findings and coordinating with contract service providers.

Ensure 24 hour safety support during turnarounds.

Safety Assistant II August 2013 to December 2013

Austin Industrial Augusta, Georgia

Ensure compliance with OSHA regulations, site safety procedures, and corporate guidance documents.

Conduct annual golf cart inspections.

Maintain ETQ database for KPA’s.

Issue and inspect fall protection.

Maintain, inspect and repair respiratory equipment.

Perform monthly inspections in process areas to ensure all safety and emergency response equipment is sufficient and adequately maintained.

Maintain inspection records of safety equipment.

Coordinate and schedule any repairs requiring external resources.

Member of Emergency Response Team.

Participate in incident investigations as requested.

Perform Key Procedure Audits and follow up on action items.

On call 24 hours/day for Safety Department needs.

Initiate and facilitate a functioning Safety Committee.

Inspect ammonia rail cars to ensure no loss of containment during transportation.

Administrative Assistant March 2011 to August 2013

PCS Nitrogen Fertilizer, L.P. Augusta, Georgia

Serve as administrative support to the Safety Manager, Environmental Manager, BAPP Facilitator, Security Supervisor and PSM Coordinator.

Serve as a resource and member to the Adapt Steering Committee.

Evaluate and trend daily and monthly Adapt statistics.

Serve as the editorial committee chairman for the Adapt Newsletter.

Serve as member of the Data Analysis Committee for the Steering Committee.

Maintain document control system for the Safety & Environmental departments.

Conduct annual golf cart inspections.

Maintain the MSDS database.

Responsible for cost tracking for the Safety department.

Serve as backup in the absence of the Adapt facilitator.

Maintain ETQ database for KPA’s and monthly employee hours.

Issue and inspect fall protection.

Maintain monthly Environmental Reliability numbers.

Serve as a member of the SHE Committee.

Assist in developing the Safety department budget.

Serve on the Communications/Promotional Committee for Adapt.

Provide backup to Safety Specialists.

Administrative Assistant October 2007 to March 2011

Austin Industrial Augusta, Georgia

Serve as administrative support to the Safety Manager, Environmental Manager and BAPP Facilitator.

Prepare and submit daily and monthly ADAPT reports.

Serve as member to ADAPT and SHE committees, preparing agendas, minutes and reports.

Perform respirator fit tests for PCS employees.

Monthly plant inspections to include fire extinguishers, SCBA’s, EBA’s, safety showers.

Routine distribution and cleaning of full/half face masks for every area.

Issue and inspect fall protection.

Assist in developing the Safety department budget.

Experienced with TapRoot methodology.

Maintain document control system for the Safety & Environmental departments.

Maintain the MSDS database.

Warehouse/Assistant Production Manager 2002 to 2007

Enloe Residential Aiken, SC

Maintain receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations.

Complete warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees: following up on work results.

Setup layout and ensure efficient space utilization.

Oversee quality control and ensure projects are completed within the deadline.

Initiate, coordinate and enforce optimal operational policies and procedures.

Currently enrolled at Columbia Southern University to acquire Bachelor's of Science in

Occupational Safety & Health

10-Hour OSHA Certified

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

Industrial Safety and Health Certification, Georgia Tech



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