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Safety Officer Project

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Canada
Posted:
December 05, 2018

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Jim Shorto

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An accomplished and competent professional with significant experience specializing in health, safety, environmental and quality matters across utility infrastructure, commercial high-rise building, retail refurbishments, civil construction, underground tunneling and industrial manufacturing sectors. Possessing developed inspection, auditing and communication skills and a strong work history of delivering consistently on critical utilities infrastructure projects. Specializing in ensuring compliance with ISO accredited management systems. Learning advocate and committed to continuous personal development and lifelong learning.

●Focused on delivering best practice Zero harm and consistent safety compliance

●Targeting improvements to behaviour-based safety management and preventing LTI incidents.

●Dedicated to achieving the critical balance of safety compliance and optimal productivity.

●Experienced with training and coaching site management teams, implementing new procedures.

●Competent with Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Viewpoint and general data management programs.

Work History

Health Safety Environmental and Quality Manager

NTS Group July 2017 - Present

Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Management for the NTS Group, an innovative and dynamic civil construction company servicing local government in South East Queensland, Australia.

Key Projects

●Water main infrastructure augmentation works for various regional councils.

●Sewer Manhole Refurbishment works for Gold Coast City Council. ● Civil utility Service priority repair works.

Duties

●Responsible for Group Management for Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality.

●Management of integrated management systems meeting international ISO Standard compliance, ● Worker health monitoring including vaccinations and injury management, ● Talent acquisition for new staff, position descriptions and record keeping.

●Training Management for employees including internal and external inductions.

●Weekly Toolbox Meetings, Safety Committee Meetings and Daily Prestart Meetings.

●Subcontractor management including onboarding, document reviews and onsite inspections.

●Environmental impact assessment and report writing for project sites.

●Coordination of the National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme (NHVAS) for maintenance management including audit and revision of company procedures and manuals, training development and form creation.

Achievements

●Continual improvement within the company’s management systems to meet requirements of ISO standards Safety 4801 Environment 14001 and Quality 9001 and maintain compliance certification.

●Sustained positive and inclusive Safety Culture within the organisation

●Achieved objectives and targets and customer satisfaction

Safety and Environmental Advisor

Rob Carr Pty Ltd March 2010 – July 2017

Operations in Western Australia, Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. Head contractor and sub-contractor on diverse projects in varying conditions, valued between <$1m to up to $30m.

Key Projects

●Northern Networks Alliance: South East QLD Water supply; Micro tunneling and trench pipe laying.

●Logan Water Alliance: Water main replacement works under railway and major road works.

●Pimpama to Coomera Waterfuture – Package D: Major water supply to new development area

●Airport Link Project: Early service diversion and Tunneling works

●Green Hill Reservoir: Reservoir renovation works: Cleaning, repairs and Liquid rubber coating

●Merrimac West Sewer Upgrade: New PE sewer installation Nerang to Merrimac; 14 km open cut trenching.

Duties

●Safety management across multiple work sites. Safety and Environmental Advice in Civil Construction, Micro Tunneling TBM projects, road works, utilities and services infrastructure.

●Continual promotion and enforcement of safety and environmental management policies and procedures across multiple civil construction and high-profile micro tunneling projects for key municipal infrastructure utilities of water and sewer.

●Safety legislation compliance. Worksite instructions and toolbox talks. Incident investigations and injury management. Site inspections and audit procedures. Safety committee chair. Drug and alcohol testing. ● Health and Safety Coordination for building safety requirements; fire safety, evacuation drills

Achievements

●Achieved accreditation for the Australian and New Zealand ISO Standards for Safety 4801 OHSAS 18001 Environment 14001 and Quality 9001.

●Responsible for improvement of a humble health and safety management system into a mature and world-class health and safety management system

●Successful implementation of company specific safety procedures for high risk tasks in confined spaces, working at heights, working around deep excavations and mobile plant.

●Positive working relationships between the project management teams at different projects. Cooperative and constructive outcomes achieved.

●Consistent 100% track record of authoring and presenting weekly toolbox meetings to construction sites and workshop staff for operation specific and relevant topics across the business.

●Diligent 100% completion of weekly and monthly site inspections and audits and rectification actions.

Health Safety and Environmental Officer

WorkPac Group at Rob Carr Pty Ltd April 2009 – March 2010

Duties

●Responsible for promotion and enforcement of safety and environmental management and compliance across the business.

●Safety legislation compliance. Worksite instructions and toolbox talks. Incident investigations and injury management. Site inspections and audit procedures. Safety committee chair. Drug and alcohol testing.

Achievements

●Development of first companywide program for confined space rescue from deep shafts and pipelines.

●Implementation and management of the safety Management System for the company on civil construction and micro tunneling projects in south east Queensland.

●Revision of company Safe Work Method Statements, safety policies and procedures.

●Implemented first company internal Site inspections and audits for safety, environment and quality.

●Relocation to, and establishment of new company east coast premises and industrial heavy steel fabrication workshop. Set up of new work area, emergency planning and inductions. ● Achieved significant increase of safety compliance

Health and Safety Officer

Tricare Development – ( Mermaid Beach and Cypress Gardens Projects) June 2008 – April 2009 Duties

● Designated Workplace Health and safety Officer for building construction works, conducting Site Specific Inductions and site Inspections. First Aider for the project, provision of safe work practice advice. Responsible for Injury and incident investigations and reports. Advice for Legislation Compliance. General Site maintenance. Achievements

●Zero Medically treated injuries (MTI) or Lost Time Injuries (LTI) during the period

●Successful Site security and Traffic Control and Subcontractor Work Method Statement monitoring and evaluation.

Health and Safety Officer

Laing O’Rourke – Central Plaza 3 Project (High Rise Construction) June 2008

Duties

●Site specific Inductions, work area safety inspections, designated First aid officer, weekly Safety reports to the project management team, monitoring of work health and safety compliance with Safe Work Method Statements. Achievements

●Nil injuries occurred during period on the project.

●Safety compliance maintained.

Health and Safety Representative

St Hillier’s – Marina Mirage Renovation Project May - June 2008

Duties

●Site specific Inductions, work area safety inspections, designated First aid officer, weekly Safety reports to the project management team, monitoring of work health and safety compliance with Safe Work Method Statements. Achievements

●No injuries occurred during period on the project.

Health and Safety Officer

S2K Alliance Rail Upgrades Project (Abi Group & Queensland Rail)

February – April 2008

Duties

●Site specific Inductions and inspections, first aid officer, monitoring of compliance with Safe Work Method Statements Achievements

●Nil 0% injuries occurred during period on the project.

●Consistent and successful safety compliance.

Health and Safety Officer

CB Richard Ellis / David Jones Retail Refurbishment Project January 2008 – February 2008

Duties

● Site specific Inductions and inspections, first aid officer, monitoring of compliance with Safe Work Method Statements

Achievements

●No significant safety incident occurred during period on the project.

●Attained safety compliance at all times.

Health and Safety Officer

David Taylor Building Services – DTBS – EASTSIDE PROJECT November 2007 – December 2007

Duties

●Site specific Inductions for all subcontractors and visitors to site, safety inspections of all floors, project designated First aid officer, summary reports to the project management team, monitoring of work health and safety compliance with legislation and Safe Work Method Statements. Leading hand work - assisting foremen coordinate subcontractor labour.

●First aid officer, Site safety inspections, Incident reporting and investigations, Safe Work method statements, safety reports, Safety plan reviews, safety advice regarding legislation and safe work methods

Achievements

●No significant safety incidents occurred during period on the project.

Health and Safety Officer

T.D.M. Projects – MIAMI ONE Retail and Commercial Construction January 2007 – October 2007

Duties

●Sole designated Workplace Health and safety Officer for the project conducting Site Specific Inductions, site Inspections. Project First Aid officer, safe work practice advice, public protection, Traffic control.

●Responsible for Injury and incident investigations and reports. Advice for Legislation Compliance. Responsible for Site security and Subcontractor monitoring and evaluation of Safety documentation.

Achievements

● Achieved Zero Medically treated injuries (MTI) or Lost Time Injuries (LTI) during the project period or any other notifiable incidents occurred.

Dispatch and Warehouse Controller (Wholesale)

BDA Footwear 2003 - 2005

Document Processing Machine Operator

Pronto Direct 2000 – 2002

Ship Carpenter, Deck Hand and Fire Safety Crew

Mercy Ships, MV Anastasis 1996 - 1998

Warehouse Supervisor (Freight and Courier Logistics)

Interlink Manchester 1990 – 2000

Qualifications and Training

Advanced Diploma of Work Health & Safety

Diploma of Civil Construction Management

Diploma of Project Management

Diploma of Quality Auditing

Diploma of Environmental Management

Certificate IV Civil Construction Supervision

Certificate IV Training and Assessment

Return to work & Rehabilitation Coordinator

Confined Space Entry, Gas Test & Permit Issue

RABQSA-EM Environmental Management Systems

RABQSA-QM Quality Management Systems

Working Safely at Heights

Apply First Aid (Senior) & CPR

Safe Work Near Electrical Live Parts (SWNELP)

Fire Safety Advisor

Safety Dimensions: iLead Program

Chief Fire Warden

Ontario Health and Safety Awareness Training

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems Course - WHMIS (Canada)

Certifications and Achievements

Technical Membership (Tech-IOSH) Institution of Occupational Safety and Health IOSH in the United Kingdom UK Competent Communicator – Toastmasters International

Languages: English (Fluent) French and Spanish at beginner level

Referees available on request

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