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Safety Training

Mobile, AL
May 14, 2014

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Richard Johnston

*** **** ***** ** **** Drive / Saraland, Alabama 36571 / 251-***-**** /

Productive, safety-oriented professional seeking position as Safety

Specialist; currently employed with Outokumpu Stainless USA and have an

extensive background in industrial environments. Training and

Certifications include...

+ OSHA 30 Hour Course + Six Sigma, Greenbelt Level +

Certified Crane Trainer

+ Safety Committee Facilitator + Audit Team Member +

Leadership Team Member

+ Hazard Identification Training + RCRA Procedures +

Behavioral Based Safety

+ Confined Space / HazMat + Lockout / Tag Out +

Atmospheric Test Trainer

+ Incident Investigation + SCBA Refresher + New

Hire Orientation

+ Forklift Operator / Trainer + Fire Science / Firefighting +

Aerial Work Platform Trainer


Safety specialist/Mobile Equipment/Crane Trainer 2011 - Present

Outokumpu Stainless USA, Calvert, AL

+ Perform daily monitoring and auditing of work conditions and

behaviors to identify workplace hazards

+ Coordinate work performed by contractors and mill personnel to

ensure compliance with safety program

+ Administer safety orientation training to newly hired employees and


+ Responsible for the establishment, development, and implementation of

the crane training program

+ Identify and coordinate classroom educational components of crane


+ Evaluate practical skills of trainees, perform recertification and

post incident training, and maintain training records

Site Safety Officer 2010

Patriot Environmental Services, Pascagoula, MS

+ Ensure compliance with specified safety and health requirements,

Federal and OSHA regulations, and the Site Health & Safety Plan

(SHSP), including activity hazard analysis, air monitoring, use of

PPE, decontamination, site control, standard operating procedures

(SOPs) used to minimize hazards, and safe use of engineering controls

+ Provide on-site training of personnel, in addition to developing and

recommending measures for assuring safety and health of personnel

safety, as well as assessing and/or anticipating hazardous and unsafe


+ Authorize the stop of work if unacceptable safety and health

conditions exist, take action to re-establish and maintain safe

working conditions, and coordinate any needed SHSP modifications with

the UIC and the RM

Safety Facilitator /Production Operator 1996 - 2010

Boise Cascade, LLC, Jackson, AL

+ Served as Safety Facilitator at both department and mill level,

including scheduling and conducting safety meetings, performing new

hire orientation, managing records, identifying action items and

maintaining follow-up, and providing/facilitating safety,

certification, re-certification and refresher training to OSHA


- Assisted in development and implementation of lockout systems

and procedures related to a new machine startup

- Trained personnel on processes, procedures and use of monitors

for Confined Space / Atmosphere testing

- Performed initial and periodic refresher training on the use and

application of SCBA equipment

- Trained on techniques and procedures of root cause analysis for

Incident Investigation

- Trained mill-wide workforce on OSHA required forklift


+ Operated paper processing equipment, including troubleshooting,

monitoring, analyzing, and correcting process variations and

equipment conditions, as well as stocking raw materials and assisting

daily production operations

+ Performed wrapping and labeling of finished product and prepared

for storage and shipping as appropriate

Additional Experience:

Production Specialist, International Paper Company / Firefighter, Prichard

Fire Department

Firefighter, San Bernardino County Fire Department / Maintenance Mechanic,

Aristech Chemical Corporation


B.S., Occupational Safety & Health Associate of Arts, General Studies

Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, AL University of Mobile,

Mobile, AL

+ Degree completed January 2013 + Emphasis in Industrial


Professional & Personal References Available Upon Request

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