John DePaul, M.S.
Senior Safety Services Professional
Regulatory Compliance Workplace Safety Personnel Training & Development
Accomplished, versatile Senior Safety Services Professional with a stellar career history ensuring workplace safety on behalf of a diverse array of organizations. Demonstrated aptitude in the legal, construction, and meat processing sectors with numerous transferable skills suitable for any number of focuses. Repeated success developing and conducting comprehensive training programs to ensure compliance, optimize personnel safety, and mitigate risks. Well-versed in OSHA, EPA, and ISO standards and regulations. Exemplary leadership and communication skills and excels in demanding, fast-paced environments.
Root Cause Analysis
Strategic Planning & Analysis
Program & Project Management
Continuous Process Improvement
Risk Management & Mitigation
Lippert Components Goshen, IN.
EHS Manager 2018- Present
Combined leadership and safety expertise to ensure optimally performing operations aligned with established safety standards.
Conduct accident investigation, root cause analysis, accident review which include meetings on corrected actions
Champion of the safety committee
Safety training for all employees
MIDWEST SAFETY GROUP, Joliet, IL 2007 – Present
Owner & Instructor
Support a diverse portfolio of clients in assessing and addressing their safety/compliance needs. Teach courses on CPR/AED, first aid, BBP, and professional rescuer techniques.
Certify individuals in forklift/Bobcat operations, and ergonomics.
WEST LIBERTY FOODS, Bolingbrook, IL 2016- 2018
Combined leadership and safety expertise to ensure optimally performing operations aligned with established safety standards. Conduct accident investigation, root cause analysis, accident review meeting. review all paper work that is send to worker comp dept.
Reduce recordables and cut the amount of back injury in half by establishing a stretching program
Developed the LOTO program for new equipment
CONSTRUCTION SAFETY SERVICES INC., Wilmington, IL 2006 – 2016
Developed and conducted safety courses with respect to OSHA regulations. Focused efforts on minimizing onsite incidents.
Served as Onsite Safety Manager on behalf of multiple clients; conducting incident investigations and developing corrective action plans as needed.
LEGACY ENVIRONMENTAL, St. John, IN 2003 – 2005
Safety / Project Manager
Conducted thorough reviews of clients’ safety policies/procedures; utilizing current best practices to updated outdated processes.
Audited safety records for accuracy and completeness.
Additional professional experience as a Firefighter, Paramedic, & Company Officer for Romeoville Fire Dept.
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
Master of Science in Occupational Safety & Health (2014) and Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety & Health (2011)
Columbia Southern University
Professional Development & Qualifications: EMT Training, 30-Hour OSHA, Hazwoper, OSHA 511,OSHA 501
Outreach instructor Certified ISO 14001 auditor, CPR/AED/First Aid BBP Instructor & Trainer, HAZ-MAT Technician A&B