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Safety Manager

Minneapolis, MN
September 07, 2018

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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.

William E.



“It was under the

direction of Bill Evens

that I witnessed the

largest change in attitude

and success within the

electricians and non-

bargaining employees.

Under the direction of Bill

Evens, education,

mentoring, monitoring,

and responding to all of

the safety needs of the

company became


-Byron V. Bacon

Commonwealth Electric

of Minnesota

Executive Vice-President

“Bill is self-possessed,

confident, strictly honest,

and dedicated to

maintaining high

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 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

support continuous

improvement. He is able

to work effectively with all

levels, from senior leaders

to entry-level employees.”

Craig Chunchick

Kelly Services

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


Tracy Donovan

Commonwealth Electric

of Minnesota


Remember, Safety is NO Accident!

No job is so important that we can’t take the time to do it SAFELY

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