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Gastonia, North Carolina, United States
August 20, 2018

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Johnel Conyers Sr.

**** ********* **. ******, ** 29526



Corporate Safety Director, Agru America, Inc. (2009-Present)

•Develop and provide the training and certification of staff members in First Aid, CPR, Blood borne Pathogens, the operation of powered industrial trucks, the proper use of and handling of chemicals and hazardous waste, among other Safety training as applicable to their specific job description responsibilities.

•Serves as the environmental health and safety point of contact for the company

•Communicates with and provides training and direction to organization staff to ensure the effective implementation and maintenance of Safety policies and procedures.

•Provides support and training materials for Plant Managers and Supervisors.

•Contributes written submissions or otherwise supports Safety communications through newsletters, social media, new employee orientation sessions, and similar

•Serves as a resource to the organization for Safety support, supplies, and information.

•Manages the company’s Job Safety Analysis (JSA), Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), and Safety Incentive initiatives.

•Help with the administrations of the company’s Workers Compensation Program effectively, to include a focus on accident prevention, cost reduction, effective case management, return-to-work programs, and similar relative to work related illness and injuries.

•Coordinates effectively with Human Resources on leave administration and the corrective action process relative to work related illnesses and injuries.

•Works jointly and collaboratively with all of Agru America, Inc. business segments and administrative offices to improve operational efficiencies and reduce Health and Safety related risks and costs.

•Develops and maintains an aggressive accident investigation program, which includes thorough investigation of all accidents, identification of root causes, developing effective programs to prevent recurrence, and company-wide communication and education on same.

•Conducts (or coordinates) on-site Safety reviews and audits at all locations to ensure compliance with safe working operations as specified and required by OSHA and company policy and procedure.

•Chairs and guides the activities of the Safety Committee.

•Responsible for a thorough analysis of accident trends and for the development and implementation of strategies to effectively resolve actual or perceived Safety issues.

•Monitors and ensures compliance with regularly scheduled Safety meetings, facility inspections, and emergency drills at all locations.

•Creates and maintains a culture reflective of a commitment to an illness and injury-free workplace.

•Ensures compliance with all environmental, health, and Safety standards promulgated by local, state, and federal agencies.

•Maintains OSHA 300 log and other required reports and ensures compliance of required postings.

•Oversees the security program and systems at the company headquarters.

•Stays abreast of current and emerging technical and professional aspects of the industry.


Bachelor of Arts, Environmental Health and Safety, Waldorf University (2018)

Associate of Arts, Occupational Health and Safety, Waldorf University (2017)

Associate of Science, Occupational Safety and Health Technology, Columbia Southern University (2016)


•Hazard Communication Certification

•CPR, AED, First Aid Instructor

•OSHA 30 and 500 Certification

•Industrial Forklift Instructor

•OSHA Firefighter Certification

Military Service

United States Navy Reserves (1999-2007)

United States Navy (1990-1994)

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