BRAD A. CANTER
Mayfield, KY ****6
Murray State University Murray, Kentucky
Master of Science, May 1997
Occupational Safety and Health: Industrial Hygiene Bachelor of Science, May 1996
Environmental Engineering Technology
Mayfield High School Mayfield, Kentucky
January 2007 –
August 2003 –
C & E Farms Mayfield, Kentucky
Developed and managed crop production strategies for 1,600 acre farming operation
Sourced outside vendors for crop protection applications and equipment and repair
Maintained farm inventory of equipment and supplies and made purchase decisions
Hired, trained and supervised farm labor for seasonal work
Devised updated harvesting strategies based on latest trends and market information
Established and monitored farm budget
Colonial Group, Inc. Savannah, Georgia
Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist
Coordinated, directed, and promoted environmental, health and safety initiatives at multi-site facilities to assure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
Developed and implemented site EHS polices, guidelines, and programs with respect to preserving the environment and protecting the health and safety of employees and subcontractors.
Initiated effective injury prevention, injury management, hazard assessment, evaluation and control, and occupational health care programs to continuously improve health and safety, and reduce work-related injuries and their associated costs.
Conducted and coordinated general safety training that included areas of accident investigation, job safety analysis, behavior-based safety, employee right-to-know, and ergonomics.
Performed routine site health and safety assessments to reinforce company policies and compliance initiatives.
Acted as a liaison with federal, state and local regulatory agencies.
Investigated and responded (24/7) to chemical and hazardous material spills and employee complaints.
Prepared and submitted all local, state and federal required reports (SARA, Wastewater, Hazardous Waste, and Air).
Oversaw Emergency Response activities and spill clean up operations. 2 P a g e
September 1998 –
Great Dane Trailers Savannah, Georgia
Safety and Environmental Coordinator (June 2000-August 2003)
Maintained Title V compliance, MSDS, storm and waste water permits, and OSHA statistics
Managed hazardous and non-hazardous waste disposal
Performed incident investigations
Provided extensive OSHA training: forklift, crane operation, etc.
Conducted weekly supervisor and quarterly management safety meetings
Served as primary contact for ergonomics related issues
Worked with manufacturing engineering on the redesign and installation of new equipment
Developed and maintained professional relationships with safety and environmental vendors
Participated in corporate safety network
Developed safety communications and training programs
Cooperated with HR management regarding the workers compensation program by evaluating jobs for restricted and light duty employees
Supervised the First Aid Department and the plant Environmental Technician
Supervised the security officers for the plant
Environmental Compliance Technician (September 1998-June 2000)
Ensured company’s compliance with EPA regulations (Title V, waste disposal, water permits)
Provided guidance and direction to plant management regarding environmental concerns
Coordinated and facilitated employee environmental training
Oversaw company exposure assessment
Assisted Safety Director with plant safety initiatives June 1997 –
Performed safety inspections on all equipment
Prepared weekly and monthly safety reports for corporate safety director
Maintained and managed all workers compensation files
Facilitated daily safety meetings with oil field crew members
Conducted accident/incident investigations
Developed emergency response and evacuation plan
Coordinated EPA compliance with local officials
Updated all MSDS files
Provided basic medical care for crew members
PREVIOUSLY TRAINED/CERTIFIED IN:
CPR & First Aid
40 Hour HAZWOPER
RCRA/Hazardous Waste Management
DOT/Hazardous Materials Transportation
Experience with chemical preparation
Experience with industrial hygiene monitoring
Experience with Microsoft Office
Emergency Response Preparedness Plan development
TRANSCAER Whistle Stop HAZMAT Transportation Safety