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EHS Manager / Contractor Safety / OSHA Compliance

Location:
Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
August 24, 2018

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DAVID E. MICHAELS

*** **** ******, *******, *********** 06010

(H) 860-***-**** (C) 860-***-**** (e-mail) ac6smt@r.postjobfree.com

Highly skilled professional with strong technical background in Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Applications. Experienced in Environmental, Health and Safety issues including Industrial Hygiene Measurements and Practices. Strong supervisory and management qualifications. Knowledgeable in Environmental Law and OSHA Regulations 1910 and 1926. Educational/Instructional experience (University of Connecticut). OSHA 500 Instructor. CHMM/CEES/ISO14001.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CO., Pharmaceutical Research Institute, Wallingford, CT. 1999 to Present

Manager – Environmental, Health and Safety

Utilize proven skills in concert with strong technical ability to support over 1500 employees and contractors regarding environmental, industrial health and occupational safety issues with ability to manage, motivate, and lead diverse populations and multi-functional teams. Key areas of responsibility:

Serve as Point of Contact Interacting with Federal, State and Local Agencies to audit/review site programs/polices to ensure compliance. Achieved 100% Success Rate with No Reported Violations.

Manage and drive multiple site EHS Programs aligned with Corporate Directives and Regulatory Compliance to ensure Project Continuity and Minimize Business Interruptions.

Provide collection, analysis and submit Environmental Reports (Air, Water, Waste) including Permit Modifications/Renewals and Report Site Sustainability/Operating Results.

Manage Solid and Hazardous Waste Programs including Waste Minimization and Recycling Programs as LQG; Conduct Waste Characterizations; Generate Waste Profiles and Authorize/Maintain Waste Manifests Documentation.

Perform Industrial Hygiene Sampling (Noise, Light, Chemical Exposure) to validate exposure levels. Develop and establish Annual Employee Exposure IH Sampling Plan.

Investigate and Report Accidents/Injuries; Conduct Root Cause Analysis; Maintain Safety Statistics Matrix; OSHA logs; Interact with Occupation Health to review Worker’s Compensation Claims.

Serve as Contractor Safety Coordinator; Provide Training; Review Job Hazard Analysis; Issue Work Permits; Conduct Workplace Inspections/Audits and provide Hazard and Risk Assessments.

Performed over 500 Workplace Ergonomic Assessments; Identifying Hazards and Implementing Strategies to Reduce Recordable Case Rates to Achieve Corporate Safety Goals.

Serve as Emergency Response Incident Commander; 40 Hr HAZWOPER Certified; Organize and Conduct Drills; Spill Response; Crisis Management; Interactive with LEPC and Emergency Responders.

Manage Respiratory Program; Provide Quantitative Fit Testing for 350+ Employees/Contractors with concurrent responsibility Managing Hearing Conservation Program.

Manage Fire Safety/Life Safety Program including performing Inspections, Emergency Drills, and conducting Fire Extinguisher Training.

Develop and implement Mechanical Integrity Program incorporating Process Safety Management (PSM) guidelines to ensure process equipment is functional and operating correctly. Champion Continuous Improvement Effort.

Authored Site Plans (Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plan, DOT/Security, Contingency Plan, Emergency Response Plan); Additionally, authored several site Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and Directives.

Organize and Promote Events to raise Environmental Awareness and Strengthen Safety Culture (Health and Safety Fairs, Earth Day, Fire Safety); Lead Green-Initiatives reducing Total Energy, Water Use and Emissions. (CT GreenCircle Award) Developing and Certification as Lead for Site Wildlife Team.

Lead bi-monthly Safety Committee Meetings with Management/Employees.

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OLIN CORPORATION, Cheshire, CT. 1985 to 1999

Technical Service Representative II

Provided Technical Support related to Product Performance, Design and Application for $300 Million Specialty Chemical Division. Provided R&D Chemical support for Sales, Marketing and Key National Accounts. Provided Instructional and Training Seminars to variety of Audiences. Actively Promoted Safety Programs. Served as Liaison for Chemical Trade Associations, Environmental Organizations and Agencies; Board of Director's Chemical Trade Committee; Authored Articles for Journal Publications; Hold 2 U.S. Patents.

KTI CHEMICALS INC., Subsidiary of Union Carbide Corp. Wallingford, CT. 1984-1985

Lead Chemical Process Operator

Supervise and Manage Solvents Department with Direct Responsibility for Formulation and Production of Chemical Solvent Specifically Employed in Manufacture of Electronic Coatings. Directed Daily Manufacturing Operations of Solvent Lines; Duties included Material Planning, Quality Assurance, and Product Distribution; Organized Departmental Budgeting and Operations Scheduling; Met Quality and Production Goals with Superior Performance Record. Concurrent Responsibility for Formulation and Production of 15 other Chemical Solvent Product Lines, meeting 100% for QC/Performance.

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

MASTER OF SCIENCE, M.S. Environmental Science, University of New Haven

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION, Industrial Hygiene, University of New Haven

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION, Occupational Health, University of New Haven

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, B.S. Biology / General Science, Central Connecticut State University

B.S. Secondary Education, Central Connecticut State University

CERTIFIED HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MANAGER (CHMM), Institute of Haz. Materials Mgt.

CERTIFIED ERGONOMIC EVALUATION SPECIALIST (CEES), Matheson Associates

OSHA 500 INSTRUCTOR TRAINING and OSHA 10/30 Hr. OUTREACH TRAINING CERTIFICATION, Construction/General Industry

CERTIFIED DOT/IATA SHIPPING OF HAZARDOUS/INFECTIOUS MATERIALS

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING

RCRA Compliance, Annual Training, HRP Associates, Inc

8 Hr. HAZWOPER; Hazardous Materials Technician Refresher Training, Annual, Callan & Company

40 hr. OSHA Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER); NE Occupational Trainers

SCBA Certified; AED/First Aid Responder Certified. Fire Extinguisher Training.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Adjunct Instructor – University of Connecticut; OSHA Law and Regulations; Principles of Ergonomics Waterbury & West Hartford Campus, classroom and online teaching format.

Developed and presented instructional training programs following OSHA 1910 & 1926 guidelines; (Energized Work, LO/TO, Hot Work, Confined Space, Fall Protection & Scaffolds, Excavation, Hazard Communication, Fire Safety, Electrical Hazards (70E), Machine Guarding, Forklifts, Ergonomics, Respiratory, Hearing Protection, Radiation Safety and additional training programs).



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