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Safety Manager

Location:
Hoosick Falls, New York, United States
Posted:
September 12, 2018

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Environmental Health and Safety Management

Safety Management System Operations Management Process Improvement Production Program/Project Development

EHS Management Workplace Safety/OSHA Compliance Staff Training and Development

Qualifications Profile

Accomplished, solutions-oriented, and focused professional with comprehensive experience and expertise in managing environmental health and safety operations under diverse corporate settings; complemented with a track record of performing tasks beyond established goals and expectations.

Detail-oriented and highly analytical with in-depth knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and state regulations in key area of environmental compliance, health and employee safety

Tactical problem solver with ability to formulate and implement strategic safety initiatives to maintain a safe working environment for all personnel; as well as improve work efficiencies and strengthen overall operations

Hands-on leader and effective team player; excel at leading, motivating, and mentoring teams toward personal and organizational development to secure the attainment of organizational goals.

Excellent communicator and a people person; able to convey business missions and objectives with all professional levels; while adhering to established policies and regulations

Professional Experience

Consulting, East Greenbush, NY

Self-Employed Aug 2011–January 2016

Render oversight to all aspects of operations encompassing, safety compliance programs, risk, and vulnerability assessment for client’s firm.

Formulated an effective plan for an ongoing safety programs while building 70,000 sq ft manufacturing facility as well as other building expansions.

Handled the successful completion of asbestos abatement, installation of sewer and water main systems, and a 30,000 sq. ft. two-story office building.

Philips HealthCare, Niskayuna, NY

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist Oct 2007–Apr 2011

Effectively guided the division compliance efforts in all aspects of environmental health and safety.

Facilitated training for all employees and maintained documentation to support program improvement.

Administered and coordinated all aspects of workers compensation along with evaluation of claims and development and implementation of strategies for cost reduction.

Led effort in designing and executing alternative work programs for employees in line with organizational objectives; thus enhancing productivity.

Redefined and updated all regulatory programs as well as devised training strategy that drove full operational compliance.

Worked with New York State to perform hazardous waste inspections as well as a Federal OSHA inspection. .

Sealy Inc., Green Island NY

East Region Safety Manager Feb 2005–Jun 2007

Took full charge of administering the occupational safety program within the East Region with four plants in Maryland, New York, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania.

Provided direction and support to the plants in driving the achievement of overall company objectives.

Demonstrated efficiency in the conceptualization of plant-specific regulatory programs and contributed key inputs in the modification of corporate safety manuals.

Capitalized on industry expertise in updating all of the in house training materials for employees.

Saint Gobain Inc., Hoosick Falls, NY

EHS Manager, Temporary Jun 2004–Jan 2005

Assumed accountability in directing and supporting EHS programs through Adecco Inc., While Saint Gobain searched for a permanent employee.

Earlier Career with Accomplishments

Oak-Mitsui Inc. § Hoosick Falls, NY

Director, Environment, Health, and Safety May 1985 - December 2002

Drove efforts in designing and executing root cause analysis of incidents along with the company safety policies and training.

Served as driving force behind the successful improvement of incident reduction by 88%.

Brought significant improvements to air emissions permits and led to reduction of number of permits 20 to 12.

Formulated plan and provided effective all EHS training for all employees.

New York State Department of Labor § Albany, NY

Consultant, State Campus

Applied expertise in evaluating training materials developed from grants provided to small businesses. NYS then prepared an online library for local industry.

Corporate Environment Audit Team Member

Leveraged industry expertise in initiating audit protocols and reports.

Served as guest speaker for several industry groups

Earned four President’s Award (Outstanding Achievement Award) in recognition for the successful development of valuable programs for safety incentive systems; thus exceeding expectations for business unit EHS improvements.

General

Efficiently managed the worker’s compensation claims and created alternative work programs which mitigated company annual costs by 75%.

Education

Associate of Applied Science in Mechanical Technology State University of New York at Alfred, Alfred, NY

Management and business studies - Southern Vermont College, Bennington Vermont

Credentials

Six Sigma Green Belt

Certified Associate Safety Professional Construction Compliance Certified Certified Health, Safety and Environmental Auditor

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9000 Certified Hazardous Waste Management Certified Trainer

OSHA General Industry Construction

Awards and Recognitions

Expertise in Environmental Regulations Recognition Award

National Award for Outstanding Achievement in Product Stewardship

Affiliations

American Society of Safety Engineers Air and Waste Management Association

Rensselaer County Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPC)

B.P.O Elks Fraternal Order of the Eagles Saint Stanislaw Society

Technical Acumen

Microsoft Office Suite Windows Operating System Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) E-business Tools EHS Management Systems



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