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EHS Manager, CSP & CHMM certifications

Location:
Portage, WI
Posted:
March 09, 2019

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THOMAS WARREN KOHN, CSP, CHMM

*** ******** ******, *******, ** 53901

Mobile: 608-***-**** Email: ac8qch@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL OBJECTIVE:

To obtain a position that will allow me to assist the company and its employees gain a significant advantage in the market place by utilizing my education, experiences, and skills to prevent losses pertaining to safety, health, workers compensation, and the environment.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Encapsys, LLC., Portage, Wisconsin Nov. 2016-Present

OPERATIONAL EHS MANAGER

Develop, implement and maintain company-wide and Portage Facilities specific programs, systems, procedures and activities insuring safety and regulatory compliance for all employees, contractor, visitors, community, and the environment.

Participate in and provide opportunities for professional growth, learning, and continuous improvement elevating the companies EHS programs.

Utilize EHS knowledge and expertise to improve and support the company’s facilities, processes, people, and community.

Millipore Sigma (Merck), Madison & Verona, Wisconsin Oct. 2015-Nov. 2016

SR. ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH, & SAFETY SPECIALIST

Provides technical expertise, training and guidance to ensure compliance with OSHA, EPA, WDNR, USDOT, NFPA, IFC and regulations/industry standards.

Developed, qualified, and provided training required by safety and/or environmental regulations.

Coordinated Safety, Ergonomic, and Environmental Committees.

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, Portage, Wisconsin Sep. 2010-Oct. 2015

ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH, & SAFETY MANAGER

Provide technical expertise, training and guidance to ensure compliance with OSHA, EPA, WDNR, USDOT, NFPA, IFC and regulations/industry standards.

Responsible for maintaining ISO 14001 & 1800 certification status.

Covance Laboratories Incorporated, Madison, Wisconsin Jan. 2003-Aug. 2010

ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH & SAFETY SUPERVISOR/ RADIATION SAFETY OFFICER

Responsible for hazardous, infectious, and test material waste management programs.

“Hands On” Chemical Hygiene Officer and Radiation Safety Officer.

Emergency Coordinator/Lead Spill Responder.

Supervised Occupational Health staff and EHS administrative assistant.

Rayovac Corporation, Madison & Portage, Wisconsin

SAFETY, HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER Oct. 1999-Dec. 2002

Responsible for management and development of plant safety, health, and environmental programs to insure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.

Managed all workers compensation cases and “Return-To-Work” program.

Developed and implemented plant emergency/contingency plan.

Conducted and/or participated in corporate safety, health, and environmental audits.

Wisconsin Castings, Browntown, Wisconsin

SAFETY DIRECTOR May 1997-Oct. 1999

Responsible for the overall safety and health of all union employees, management, contractors and visitors.

Developed safety and health programs to benefit the well being of the employees while complying with all local, state, and federal regulations.

Reduced injury rates by over 50% while simultaneously reducing expenditures by 20%.

THOMAS WARREN KOHN, CSP, CHMM

310 Highland Avenue, Portage, WI 53901

Mobile: 608-***-**** Email: ac8qch@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION:

University of Wisconsin – Whitewater Fall 2012 - present

School of Graduate Studies

Master of Science in Safety

University of Wisconsin – Platteville May 1997 Graduate

School of Business, Industry, Life Science & Agriculture

Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Technology - Safety Management

CERTIFICATIONS:

Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM)

Six Sigma Green Belt Industrial Emergency Response Technician – 40 hr.

Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene RCRA trained annually

Dangerous Goods Transportation (CFR-49, IATA, IMDG) OSHA compliance seminars

Red Cross - 1st Aid, CPR, & A.E.D. Trainer Post – Baccalaureate in Occupational Ergonomics

Industrial Lift Truck Trainer DNR Storm Water Permitting

MEMBERSHIPS:

American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)

Federation of Environmental Technologists, Inc. (FET)

Four County Safety Council – Previous Vice President and President

REFERENCES:

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