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EHS Specialist

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
September 20, 2018

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David Ewanick

**** **** ****** ****** ****, PA **102

803-***-**** (cell)

Objective To obtain an Environmental, Health and Safety position in the Pittsburgh, PA area. Education B.S. Environmental Resource Management

Environmental Engineering, minor

Penn State University, May 1997, major GPA 3.50

Work Experience

USSE2, Pittsburgh, PA 5/14/2018 to Present

Field Safety Specialist

• Identify hazards in the workplace.

• Provide advice and guidance to supervision and staffed regarding EHS activities.

• Investigate incidents, determine root cause, and prepare written report.

• Conduct documented workplace inspections.

• Work closely with on-site medical to ensure employees are fit for duty and conduct case management.

Retal PA LLC, Donora, PA 11/14/2016 to 4/3/2018

Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator

• Coordinated all EHS affairs at the facility.

• Conducted facility inspections for compliance with EHS standards.

• Established EHS standards.

• Applied for and managed environmental permits.

• Trained personnel on EHS related topics.

• Conducted new hire EHS orientation training.

• Conducted Job Safety Analyses.

• Managed Facility Maintenance program.

C.R. Bard, Warrendale and Zelienople, PA 9/26/2016 to 5/11/2018 Environmental Health and Safety Administrator

• Conduct gap analysis of local and corporate EHS programs against OSHA and environmental regulations for two facilities.

• Analyze and revise local EHS programs.

• Conduct facility inspections for compliance with EHS standards. Siemens Energy, Inc., New Kensington, PA 5/5/2014 to 5/31/2016 Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

• Coordinated all of the EHS affairs at 2 Siemens Energy facilities.

• Developed and trained personnel on EHS related topics.

• Facilitated an actionable Safety Committee of 9 members.

• Developed and implemented a successful FOCUS Observation program for peer-to-peer behavioral and conditional safety observations.

• Reduced the Lost and Restricted Day Rate by over 100% in only 18 months.

• Led TapRooT Root Cause Analyses for all accidents and near misses. David Ewanick

5369 Park Avenue Bethel Park, PA 15102

803-***-**** (cell)

• Conducted Job Hazard Analyses.

• Coordinated the facility’s first ever Ergonomics Program.

• Launched 3 major safety campaigns.

• Served as the ISO14001 Environmental Systems Manager.

• Served as the OHSAS 18001Occupational Health Safety Systems Manager.

• Managed the Waste Minimization Program.

• Developed and implemented an EHS Compliance Calendar.

• Prepared for and led 3 major external audits with successful results. Michelin North America, Lexington, SC 8/25/2008 to 5/2/2014 Safety Engineer and Environmental Coordinator

Safety Engineer

• Safety Engineer at a 1.5 million square foot plant with 1900 employees.

• Reduced OSHA rate from 3.93 (2008) to 2.67 (2013 YTD).

• Reduced Lost and Restricted Workday Rate from 398.30 (2008) to 246.63 (2013 YTD).

• Developed and train wage personnel as frontline Safety Spokes.

• Trained new hire employees on the Michelin Safety Process.

• Served as the Hazard Communication Administrator, Chemical Hygiene Officer, Respiratory Protection Administrator, Radiation Safety Officer and Laser Safety Officer.

• Worked with multidisciplinary teams to conduct machine risk assessments.

• Investigated workplace accidents and near misses.

• Authored internal safety and health programs.

• Ensured compliance with OSHA standards, act as resident expert on OSHA standards.

• Conducted workplace safety audits and developed controls for identified hazards.

• Qualified new machinery to internal and external safety standards.

• Developed and executed behavior based safety programs.

• Led multidisciplinary teams for the development and execution of safety programs. Environmental Coordinator

• Acted as the ISO14001 Environmental Systems Manager at Michelin’s Lexington Site, two tire manufacturing plants with a combined 3 million square feet on 230 acres, the largest Michelin industrial site in the world.

• Led the Lexington Site Environmental Direction Team.

• Stabilized environmental indicator results despite major plant expansion projects.

• Acted as the Stormwater Pollution Prevention and Control Administrator.

• Developed an Annual Environmental Action Plan and 5 year rolling Environmental Action Plan.

• Conducted training for new and existing employees.

• Qualified new machinery for environmental compliance during major plant expansions.

• Ensured environmental permits are obtained for construction of new buildings and installation of new machinery.

• Conducted environmental audits, communicate the findings to senior management and develop actions from the findings.

• Oversaw regulatory reporting (i.e. SARA 312/313, Title V renewals and amendments, Boiler MACT Compliance Report, Greenhouse Gas Annual Report).

• Reported monthly, quarterly, and annual environmental statistics to Michelin’s central group.

• Investigated all environmental incidents and near misses, conduct root cause analysis. David Ewanick

5369 Park Avenue Bethel Park, PA 15102

803-***-**** (cell)

OSHA, Columbia, SC 7/3/2000 to 8/22/2008

Senior Industrial Hygienist

• Conducted over 500 OSHA Safety and Health inspections and enforced OSHA regulations.

• Conducted full-shift air and noise monitoring, and environmental sampling.

• Conducted accident investigations.

• Completed written inspection reports.

• Served as expert witness in hearings resulting from inspections.

• Received in-house training and certified training from the OSHA Training Institute.

• Trained new OSHA Inspectors.

• Served as Technical Advisor to emergency response and recovery workers at the World Trade Center, NYC, NY after events of September 11, 2001.

• Served as Technical Advisor to emergency response and recovery workers throughout the Gulf States following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

• Served as Technical Advisor at South Carolina’s worse train derailment which claimed the lives of 9 individuals at Graniteville, SC.

Certificates and Awards

• Numerous certificates of Environmental, Health & Safety courses, 2014-2018

• Certified by the American Red Cross in First Aid/Adult CPR/AED, 2016,2018

• Siemens 3i Recognition Award, 2015

• SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Tribute Award, 2006

• Numerous certificates of course completion, OSHA Training Institute, 2000-2008

• Horace T. Woodward Scholarship, 1995-1996 academic year

• Giant Eagle Scholarship, 1995-1996 academic year at Penn State

• Penn State College of Agriculture Alumni Society’s Outstanding Internship Award, 1994

• Certified Forklift Safety Trainer, 2017


• American Society of Safety Engineers

• American Industrial Hygiene Association

• National Safety Council

• Air and Waste Management Association

• Penn State Alumni Association

References and academic transcript are available upon request.

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