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Manager Safety

Homewood, Illinois, United States
November 16, 2018

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Jeff S. Carter 224-***-**** Chicago, Illinois

Employment, Experience & Accomplishments

March 2014 to Present KRD Trucking, Inc.

Safety Director Lynwood, Illinois

Strengthened Quality of Hire

Created Recruiting & Retention Department

Developed Safety Culture Initiatives

March 2011 to March 2014 Towne Air Freight, Inc.

Regional Safety Manager Chicago, Illinois

Implemented Behavior Based Safety & Value Based Safety

Managed EOBR installs for 300+ tractors at six terminals

Elevated Safety Observations into daily operational process

March 2010 to March 2011 Wisconsin Agri-Service Assoc.

Safety Director Madison, Wisconsin

Elevated OSHA training to surpass OSHA’s Grain Standard

Conducted over 100 OSHA refresher & CSA training classes

Constructed working dialogue for membership with regional DOT & OSHA offices

December 2008 to July 2009 JH Walker Trucking, Inc.

Director of Safety & HR Houston, Texas

Elevated Hiring Standards / Criteria

Introduced Smith System Defensive Driving into driver training

Trained four large-scale metropolitan shops in OSHA Compliance

June 2008 to December 2008 FFE Transportation Services, Inc.

Regional Safety Manager - Midwest & Northeast Chicago, Illinois

Implemented security measures at busiest terminal (Chicago)

Formalized Root Cause Accident / Injury process

Initiated Behavior Base & Value Base training

June 2006 to June 2008 Vulcan Materials Company, Inc.

Senior Safety Representative San Antonio, Texas

Built DOT Compliance Process for Aggregate and Ready Mix fleets (600 total)

Conducted & Revitalized DOT, OSHA & MSHA training for drivers

Preventable DOT Accidents – 50%+ reduction YOY 2007 to 2006

January 2002 to May 2006 Black Horse Carriers, Inc

Safety & DOT Compliance Manager Chicago, Illinois

Hired 300+ Class A drivers for 14 terminals in ten states

Responsible for DOT & OSHA Compliance

Elevated Accident & Worker Comp Investigations

1989 to 2001 Construction, Private Fleet, LTL, Air Freight & Commodity

Driver, Trainer, Dock Supervisor, Dispatcher & Operations Manager


National-Louis University Wheaton, Illinois

Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Kankakee Community College Kankakee, Illinois

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