Salvador D. Adame
Over 20 years of progressive leadership experience in industry and government service agencies. Analytical thinker with strategic planning skills, capable of developing innovative, suitable, and specific approaches to process improvement. Effective and articulate communicator with ability to establish rapport with individuals at all levels.
• Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Safety Management
• Active SECRET Security Clearance
• Bilingual in Spanish
• Leadership & Execution • Strategy Development • Innovation
• Results Driven • Coalition Building • Program Management Experience
Director of Safety, Occupational Health, and Environment of Care May 2017 to Present Weed Army Community Hospital, Fort Irwin, CA
Direct oversight of the hospital’s Army Safety and Health Management System and its Joint Commission Environment of Care management programs.
• Leads one of three committees that report directly to the Governing Board that oversees the safety, security, medical equipment maintenance, and facilities management programs.
• Supervised, developed, and mentored staff and subordinates within the hospital.
• Restructured the Environment of Care Committee to meet the strategic needs of the hospital; the efforts dramatically improved communications and positively affected the hospital’s ability to provide safe patient care.
Director of Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health June 2009 to May 2017 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Headquarters, Fort Irwin, CA Administered a safety and occupational health program that positively impacted the Regiment’s readiness to provide the United States Army the most lethal opposition force in the world; this enables deploying units to fight and win the first time against any opponent, anywhere in the world.
• Architected and executed a safety and occupational health management system that encompassed 21 diverse working groups in a high risk combat simulation involving over 2,400 Regimental Soldiers, 376 tactical vehicles, 78 facilities.
Corporate Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager May 2006 to November 2008 Ameron International, Water Transmission Group, Rancho Cucamonga, CA Managed the Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) management system for a multi-site international business division consisting of 1,600 employees with fabrication and manufacturing plants throughout the southwest and northern Mexico.
• Revised the Water Transmission Group’s EHS management practices from a collection of reactive procedures to a proactive system aligned with the International Standards Organization’s Environmental Management System (ISO 14001) and the Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS 18001) of management practices. Infantry Officer August 1997 to October 2004
United States Army – California Army National Guard Assigned as an Infantry Officer in the 1st Battalion, 160th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized). As a Company Commander of a 135 Soldier Mechanized Infantry Company was responsible for developing a diverse group of individuals into an effective combat ready force, capable of accomplishing any mission given by the Battalion Commander. Responsible for developing aggressive training programs to gain and maintain tactical proficiency and execute its warfighting function. Education
• Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Safety Management, Trident University International, CA 2013.
• Bachelors of Science, Political Science, Excelsior College, NY, 2003. Certifications
• Advanced Safety Certificate, National Safety Council, 2016.
• Executive Program in Safety Management, American Society of Safety Engineers, 2014.
• Certificate in Safety Management, American Society of Safety Engineers, 2012. Awards
• Department of the Army Superior Civilian Service Award, 2013.
• Department of the Army Commander’s Award for Civilian Service, 2011. Professional Publications
• Author, Proposed Systemic Integration of Risk Management at Fort Irwin. 2016.
• Co-Author, Perspective Changes and Risk Management, Infantry Magazine, Volume 104, No. 1, March 2015.
• Author, 11th ACR Safety and Occupational Health Management System, 2013. Professional Training
• Command and General Staff Officer Course, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS, 2015.
• Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene, National Safety Council, 2015.
• Principles of Occupational Safety and Health, National Safety Council, 2015.
• Safety Management Techniques, National Safety Council, 2014.
• Balanced Score Card Approach, American Society of Safety Engineers, 2014.
• Delivering a High Performance Safety Management System, American Society of Safety Engineers, 2014.
• Intermediate Course, Civilian Education System, Army Staff Management College, 2012.
• Reducing Losses from Occupational Health Risks, American Society of Safety Engineers, 2012.
• Managing the Business Aspects of Safety, American Society of Safety Engineers, 2012.
• Corporate Safety Management, American Society of Safety Engineers, 2012.
• Joint Safety Occupational Health Course, Department of the Army, 2011.
• OSHA 510 – Standards for Construction, Eastern Kentucky University, 2011.
• OSHA 511 – OSHA Standards for General Industry, Eastern Kentucky University, 2011.
• OSHA 210 – Industrial Hygiene, Eastern Kentucky University, 2011.
• OSHA 2015 – Hazardous Materials, Eastern Kentucky University, 2011.
• OSHA 2250 – Ergonomics, Eastern Kentucky University, 2011.
• OSHA 2264 – Permit Required Confined Space, Eastern Kentucky University, 2011.