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Manager Safety

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
September 18, 2018

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Summary of Qualifications

Deep understanding of functional managerial duties and behavior based safety

Strong experience in driving EHS sustainability and positive culture through utilization of “boots on the ground” style management

Applicable knowledge of all federal, state, and local regulatory agencies in respect to general manufacturing

Excellent communicational and delivery skills in regards to all levels of employment and management

Professional Experience

Manager – Safety & Health – Dura-Bond Pipe LLC April 2018 - Present.

Dura-Bond Industries. 301 4th Avenue, McKeesport, PA 15132

Functional position responsibility is to maintain a constant level of health, safety, and security at all three sites under my umbrella. Safety subject matter knowledge plays a major role that ultimately leads to the companies success.

Leader of all Environmental, Health, and Safety programs at three separate locations within Pittsburgh, PA.

Effectively manage all DOT regulatory compliance issues with the shipping of large finished and unfinished pipe, scrap loads, and any type of waste leaving all three facilities.

Correctly identifying which skill set to use for each unique location directly relating to Environmental Health & Safety.

Direct line to Senior Management for all safety and health related items, programs, and procedure implementation.

Utilization of site specific resources to aid in the nurturing of a positive safety culture.

Daily risk assessment and mitigation at all three locations.

Direct responsibility in safety coaching from a worker standpoint to help build a team safety-led environment.

Management of hazardous wastes for three separate locations.

Direct hands-on approach to PA workers compensation benefits and incident mitigation practices.

Utilization of managers and supervisors to drive a safety program built from the “ground-up”.

Enterprise Risk Assessment Manager – Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh March 2017 - October, 2017.

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15235

Functional position responsibility includes the overall safety and general liability of the four Carnegie Museums located in Pittsburgh, PA. Oversight of all training and safety related issues dealing with both patrons and employees. Timely communication and management of multiple projects for all four sites to Senior Management is paramount.

Leader and manager of all state mandated safety committees for all four museums.

General liability and insurance policy review for all departments and special events held within the museums and their counterparts.

Served as the subject matter expert dealing with city, state, and federal regulatory bodies.

Served as the lead authority and contact point for all insurance related issues and claims regarding the Carnegie Institute and its affiliates.

Incident leader for all safety, medical, and disaster emergencies.

Designated incident investigatory lead and first report to Senior Management regarding any reportable incident related to CMP.

Direct consult for all worker’s compensation claims, management, investigation, and litigation.

Responsible for reviewing, creating, and maintaining all CMP-wide safety & health policies and procedures.

EHS Supervisor – Industrial Coatings, Springdale Facility 2013 - 2016 PPG Industries, Inc. 125 Colfax Street, Springdale, PA 15235

Functional position responsibility entails maintaining, implementing and managing PPG’s

EHS goals in alignment with the business unit expectations. In addition to daily communication to plant management, this position demands the expectation to relay all corporate required EHS information, data, and reports in a timely and correct fashion. The succession of EHS goals and expectations are managed and benchmarked effectively through the implementation of various EHS systems, both training and tracking, real time auditing, and driving a sustainable EHS culture built on communication to all levels of employment.

Training, trainer and practice in removal of hazardous wastes / chemicals.

Site PHA Coordinator (Process Hazard Analysis).

Site PSM Coordinator (Process Safety Management).

Gatekeeper for MOC Process and application

Management and training (Management of Change).

Proven positive performance, coherence, and mitigation in dealings with several regulatory agencies including OSHA, EPA, PADEP, DOT, DHS, and DOL.

Designated as the site implementation and training manager for all new PPG EHS train-tracking and incident management systems.

Perform as the site’s medical supervisor and subject matter expert for all worker’s compensation claims, management, and litigation.

Perform and exercise excellent leadership skills as site Incident commander, such duties including Technical Rescue Training (TRT), confined space rescue, search and rescue, active spill mitigation and evacuation (HAZWOPER), and industrial firefighting.

Development, implementation, and scheduling administrator the site’s EHS training management system. Such training applies to all hourly personnel, administrative employees, management teams, field teams, and technical departments.

Direct experience with DOT and all DOT requirements and regulations for the site. Serve as a backup DOT trainer for all employees located at the site.

Environmental Permit Management, renewal, and Reporting for three separate process buildings onsite including but not limited to NPDES Stormwater Management, Title V, Sara 311, County Air Emission Control Inventory / Management, RCRA / Solid Waste, Tier II, 25R, 26R etc.

Environmental project management & adherence to deadlines.

•Perform as an EHS Auditor for multiple business units including chemical / coatings manufacturing, powdered pigment production and flat glass production.

•Play an active role in multi-million dollar projects as a sitting member of the plant leadership team.

•Site leader / incident command for PPG Springdale active duty fire brigade.

•Localization, permitting and process safety start up reviews for all new processes brought onsite. • Process Safety Management (PSM) direct engineering experience.

•Site leader of Joint Safety Committee.

•Active role in Industrial hygiene experience reaching to work with polymerized resins, isocyanates, and acids / caustics.

•Training and practice in industrial hygiene with an intense sampling strategy.


●2013 PPG EHS Sustainability Award – Award given to site by the business to recognize outstanding EHS performance.

●2014 PPG EHS Sustainability Award - Award given to site by the business to recognize outstanding EHS performance.

Environmental & Safety Manager – Mercer Forge, A&M Specialties, Advanced Cast Products. 2011-2013

Mercer Forge Corporation. 200 Brown Street, Mercer PA 16137

Functional responsibility included implementation of all Company-Wide EHS goals and safety programs throughout three separate facilities to ensure employee well being and drive a sustainable safety culture.

•Conducted, delivered and implemented regulatory and company designated safety training to 400 employees across three working shifts residing at three separate locations.

•Managed and utilized three separate union safety committees effectively to help instill safety culture and custom tailor safety training to their representative sites.

•Responsible for representing and presenting the Safety Department in upper management review meetings including all departmental Vice Presidents and standing

Chief Executive Officer.

Responsible for maintaining and altering the facilitate safety action plans to ensure OSHA

regulatory compliance.

•Effectively demonstrated ability to reduce work-related injuries and OSHA injury rates at three separate locations through implementing support systems, education and communication to hourly employees.


Slippery Rock University

May 2011 B.S. Environmental Health & Safety Management.


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