INDUSTRIAL SAFETY PROFESSIONAL
To be hired for the position of Safety Manager where I can lead and build a positive safety attitude within the employees, and create a safety culture in the workplace using Behaviour Based Safety programs. I want to help increase company revenue by eliminating unplanned incidents, injuries, and property damage.
Led staff to a record setting streak of almost 5 years without an OSHA injury.
Led staff to a record setting run of over 1.4 million man-hours without a lost-time injury.
Reduced Experience Modification Rates by over 35%
Reduced Incident Rates over 85%
Reduced Severity Rates 100%.
Have received the Award of Honor, Outstanding Achievement Awards, and Meritorious Achievement Awards from the Minnesota Safety Council
Received the Safety Excellence Award from Kelly Services four consecutive years.
Expertise developing and implementing Behaviour Based health and safety programs with focus on fire protection, vehicle operation, trenching and excavation, confined space operations, electrical safety, fall protection, asbestos management, drug testing, industrial hygiene, and hazard communication.
Have inspected all manner of work sites, manufacturing facilities to hospitals to prisons, construction sites and mines from 300 feet above ground to 500 feet underground,
Have investigated countless incidents ranging from near-misses to multiple fatalities to determine the causes and develop corrective actions. Am accepted as an expert witness in court.
Created and maintained DOT programs, trained drivers for their CDL exams, maintained driver qualification files, managed and administered drug and alcohol programs.
Have managed numerous workers comp programs.
Authored safety manuals for highway workers belonging to the AFSCME union.
“It was under the
direction of Bill Evens
that I witnessed the
largest change in attitude
and success within the
electricians and non-
Under the direction of Bill
and responding to all of
the safety needs of the
-Byron V. Bacon
“Bill is self-possessed,
confident, strictly honest,
and dedicated to
principles of self-
discipline and devotion to
-Colonel Richard N.
United States Air Force
Authored numerous safety articles for employee publications.
Provided First Aid, CPR, AED or Defensive Driving training to over 10,000 individuals
Safety Professional Extraordinaire: William E Evens, MIS (2003 - present)
Safety Director: Ceres Environmental (2014-present) on retainer Safety Manager: Kelly Services/ Dow Water and Process Solutions (2006 - 2013)
Safety Director: Commonwealth Electric of Minnesota (1999 - 2002) Safety Supervisor: Ames Construction (1997 - 1999) Safety and Health Supervisor: Cambridge Regional Center (1991 - 1995) EDUCATION
University of Minnesota
Master of Industrial Safety/Hygiene
Bachelor of Arts-Sociology/Criminology
OSHA Construction Outreach Trainer
OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER
OSHA Voluntary Compliance
OSHA Construction Safety and Health
OSHA Foundry Industry Compliance
MSHA Instructor, surface mines
Asbestos Site Supervisor, State of Minnesota
Asbestos Building Inspector, State of Minnesota
Asbestos Air Monitor, State of Minnesota
Advanced Defensive Driving Instructor, Smith System Defensive Driving Instructor, National Safety Council Basic Life Support, First Aid, and CPR/AED Instructor, American Red Cross
Nationally Registered EMT/A
Crash Injury Management certified
Alcohol Screening Device Instructor, United States Department of Transportation
Licensed Peace Officer, State of Minnesota
“Mr. Evens is a dedicated
professional who brings
knowledge, energy, and
passion to his work. He is
able to build solid
relationships with his
colleagues in an effort to
manage change and
improvement. He is able
to work effectively with all
levels, from senior leaders
to entry-level employees.”
Senior Manager, Safety
and Industrial Hygiene
“It is efforts like these that
allow us to maintain the
wonderful reputation we
enjoy. It is only through
our people that the
customer is satisfied, and
you have obviously taken
great effort to satisfy the
Remember, Safety is NO Accident!
No job is so important that we can’t take the time to do it SAFELY