Cynthia I. Erchenbrecher
A team oriented professional with the means and motivation to ensure that projects are completed in a timely and effective
manner. Possesses 25 years of experience in all areas of safety management, including industrial hygiene, risk
management, OSHA and EPA regulation compliance, and program development. Self -motivated and personable; an
individual aptly suited for work in a team environment.
Areas of Expertise
Project Management OSHA and EPA Training Development Title V Certification
Budget Preparation Contract Negotiations Loss & Prevention Control
Team Facilitation RCRA and SARA Reporting Regulation Compliance
Expense Control Risk Management/Job Analysis Professional Writing
Research Labor Relations e-Business Documentation & Reports
Responsible for the management of OSHA and EPA RCRA/SARA records and reports, conducted facility-wide health
and safety surveys in order to ensure compliance with all regulations and identify any possible safety concerns.
Developed and implemented OSHA and EPA programs and other code required policies, conducted training seminars,
and performed new employee training, as well as monthly seminars to promote further personal development.
Developed and implemented ISO 14001 and 18001 Company Programs.
Directed OSHA and EPA interactions with Upper and Middle Management. Reviewed and interpreted regulations to
promote better understanding among facility administrative personnel.
Conducted a variety of safety and health classes to facilitate student and facility awareness.
Held accountability for the provision of OSHA programs, training materials, and seminars to clients and employees;
interfaced with state and federal officials, and performed health and safety incident surveys and investigati ons.
Authored and was accountable for document control for written programs regarding corporate safety, health and
Oversaw the purchase and control of personal protective equipment for company employees.
Developed and implemented hazardous chemicals and waste compliance documents and reporting forms.
Conducted stringent analysis regarding company safety and hygiene such as job safety analysis and working
conditions to determine exposure to hazardous materials. Formulated effective res olutions to any particular hazard that
may have been determined through such investigations as well as the selection of engineering controls or personal
Successfully initiated a 25% increase in personnel productivity through the implementation of safety programs,
procedures and ergonomic adjustments to workstations and facilities.
Achieved a reduction in workers compensation costs by 50% through employee training and education programs
regarding safety in the workplace and changes in safety attitude.
Improved safety morale by 50%. Served as OSHA liaison for the negotiation of facility improvements in order to reduce
the number of potential safety problems.
Bolstered corporate safety programs and reduced OSHA violations and fines.
Managed ongoing safety committee effectively. Improved work environments by 80% success rate.
W orked with Bureau of Workmen’s Compensation of Ohio programs to reduce workmen’s compensation rates.
Achieved a number of Safety Awards (100% and Achievement) for Company through Safety Council of Northwest Ohio.
Health, Safety & Environmental Manager, Tembec, BTLSR, Inc. 2008 - present
Health and Safety Coordinator, Cooper Standard Automotive 2007 - 2008
Health and Safety Coordinator, Eaton-Inoac Company 2005 - 2007
Safety/Environmental Engineer, NORDYNE, INC. 2001 - 2003
Health and Safety Technician, Lockheed-Martin 2000 - 2001
Bachelor of Science, Environmental Health Bowling Green State University
Willing to travel; have acquired Passport References Available Upon Request