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Manager Safety

Cadereyta Jimenez, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
November 23, 2018

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Employment History

Zacky and Sons Poultry, LLC (Zacky Farms) Fresno, CA July 2018 – Present

Environmental, Health, & Safety Coordinator

Wrote safety programs for Zacky Farms, including Respiratory Protection Program, Hearing Protection,

Confined Space Program, Lockout/Tagout Program, Hot Work Policy, as well as an updated Hazard

Communication Program to comply with Global Harmonization.

Fit-tested all emergency response team members

Investigated OSHA complaint at one of our ranches that came in from an employee who was fired

Attended and participated in CalARP audit by Stockton Environmental Health Department

Updated locations with corrected labels on packaged goods and piping, as well as gates.

Inland Star Distribution Centers, Inc. Fresno, CA Oct 2013 – Sept 2016

Director of EHS3

Acted as corporate director of EHS3 overlooking programs for locations in California: Fresno, Visalia, Carson; Alabama: Mobile; Virginia: Suffolk

Analyzed Safety Data Sheets for incoming products to determine facility allocation, handling procedures, and identify potential hazards

Acted as advisor to location Emergency Response teams

Implemented and oversaw effective weekly Safety Tailgates at various locations

Guided facilities in DOT Hazardous Materials Regulation training

Submitted compliant annual Tier II reporting through CERS site

Barrett Business Services, Inc. (BBSI) Fresno, CA Jan 2006 – June 2013

Safety & Risk Manager

Worked with customers on a strategic level to develop a focus on mitigation of injury and physical loss in the workplace and improve hiring and safety standards

Evaluated existing and prospective clients on a risk related basis, then advised executive partners as to whether or not we should do business with them

Conducted thorough investigations of each workplace accident

UAP West Fresno, CA Sept 2000 – Jan 2006

Environmental & Regulatory Services Manager

Identified environmental, safety, and regulatory issues and concerns regarding the storage and handling of agricultural chemicals at 35 locations across AZ, CA, HI, ID, NV, OR, UT and WA

Implemented sound technical and regulatory approaches for managing issues identified

Managed and trained a Safety Coordinator at each facility, ensuring all were well equipped with the knowledge and process to run programs at their facility

Implemented and oversaw each location’s employee safety training programs

Managed the DOT fleet safety program including the Drug and Alcohol testing program, driver qualification files, and record keeping

Developed and implemented a Security Program at each facility

Investigated serious injuries in conjunction with location manager and safety contact

Periodic contact with government agencies seeking relevant information regarding the industry

Responded to substantial spills of agricultural chemicals and coordinated spill response effort

American Cyanamid Company Parsippany, NJ Oct 1992 – Sept 2000

Supervisor, Emergency Response

North America Agricultural Products Division

Stewarded the development, coordination, and implementation of an emergency response training program for use by agricultural manufacturing facilities in Puerto Rico and Missouri.

Provided direction and coordination of all emergency response activities for chemical product emergencies

Served in headquarters liaison capacity with manufacturing and research locations to ensure internal emergency response programs were sufficient and in compliance with corporate and government regulations

Performed Loss Prevention audits of warehouses used in storing Cyanamid agricultural products and made recommendations based on findings

Coordinated all unusual of “major” incident calls

Cyanamid Canada, Inc. Niagara Falls, ONT Jan 1988 – Oct 1992

Safety & Industrial Hygiene Coordinator

Developed and implemented Plant Safety and Industrial Hygiene Standards and Programs

Served as Plant Fire Chief; trained clients in the handling and proper firefighting techniques for our products

Served as Emergency Response Supervisor

Served as Plant Security Supervisor; developed a manual and coordinated 2 gates at 24 hours per day/7days per week with 4 security guards

Assisted in administering WCB program, including developing Off-the-Job safety program, reducing lost time hours by over 50%

Managed and trained location Safety Technicians


Bachelor of Science, Safety Engineering, Kennedy – Western University

Industrial Fireman’s Training School graduate, Texas A&M University Engineering Extension Service

Dale Carnegie Effective Speaking & Human Relations, Graduate of sixteen-week course

Graduation Diploma with Honors, Westlane Secondary School, Ontario


American Society of Safety Professionals

Safety Professional of the Year (2010 – 2011), Central Valley Chapter

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