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Safety Management

Location:
Portage, Indiana, 46368, United States
Posted:
October 20, 2016

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KARL M. RECH JR., CSP, ASP

**** ******* ****** *******, ** 46368 I P: 219-***-**** I E: acw5u2@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Talented Certified Safety Professional with 10 plus years of experience, dedicated to continuous process improvements in the face of rapidly evolving and changing work environments. Extremely results-oriented and proactive in reducing operational risks, while implementing cost-effective solutions. Proficient at managing local, regional and global safety programs for field and plant operations.

SKILLS

OSHA Regulatory Knowledge • DOT Knowledge

HAZMAT Trained • Unsurpassed Work Ethic

Self-directed • Team Player

Excellent Problem Solving Skills • Team Leader

WORK HISTORY

Senior Health, Safety, Environmental Specialist 04/2009 – 08/2016

T.D. Williamson, Inc. Tulsa, OK

Conducted periodic audits of (12-15) service centers and multiple field locations within the US, Canada and supported the Hot Tapping and Plugging operations.

Developed and rolled out new Health, Safety and Environmental initiatives.

Trained, coached and mentored US and Canadian operational staff to ensure smooth adoption of new Health, Safety and Environmental programs and policies.

Strengthened company’s safety culture by leading the development and implementation of the Blue Line / Green Line (BL/GL) process.

Spearheaded cross-functional initiative to identify and mitigate gaps within Health, Safety, Environmental and operational processes.

Partnered successfully with the personnel of the US and Canada’s Hot Tapping and Plugging Services and customers to reduce operational risk while TDW personnel were on the job sites and in our service centers.

Site Safety Specialist 11/2007 – 08/2008

Summit Safety Solutions, Inc. Beaumont, TX

Completed daily and weekly job site safety audits of the project site to reduce operational risk to contractor and BP personnel.

Worked directly with contractor and BP, achieving 80,000 man-hours worked and zero recordable injuries during the projects.

Partnered successfully with contractors to reduce operational risk to BP throughout the projects.

EHS Coordinator 11/2004 – 11/2007

Kinder Morgan Argo, IL

Managed the facility’s hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials, chemical safety data sheets (SDS) and completed annual Tier II and Hazardous Waste Reports.

Chaired the Office Safety Committee and Co-Chaired the Facility Safety committee.

Strengthened facility’s safety culture by leading the implementation of the Management of Change (MOC) procedure.

Trained facility staff to ensure smooth adoption of new Process Safety Management (PSM) program and Management of Change (MOC) procedure.

Partnered successfully with union and non-union personnel to ensure safe operations within the liquids terminal

Facility Safety Leader 01/2000 – 11/2004

Koch Pavement Solutions, Inc. Forest View, IL

Completed annual facility safety audits at (7) other facilities within the Northern Region.

Trained, coached and mentored staff to ensure understanding of OSHA, EPA, DOT and USCG programs, which applied to facility operations.

Worked directly with staff to achieve the Northern Region’s Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) Excellence Award.

Developed and rolled out the Northern Region’s Fall Protection and Cylinder Safety programs.

Non-Commissioned Officer (E-4) 01/1996 – 01/2000

United States Marine Corps Okinawa, Japan and Cherry Point, NC

Awarded the American Petroleum Institute (API) US Military Installation Award.

Trained junior Marines to ensure effective military preparedness.

Mentored junior Marines to ensure their readiness for promotion.

Completed semi-annual reviews of junior Marines assigned to me.

Honorably discharged in 2000.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Occupational Safety and Health 2007

Columbia Southern University Orange Beach, AL

Coursework included: Process Safety Management, Safety Project Management, Construction Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Fleet Safety, Production Management, Training and Development, Organizational Behavior, etc.

3.47 GPA

AFFILIATIONS

Member of American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)

CERTIFICATIONS / TRAINING

Certified Safety Professional (CSP) 2015

Board of Certified Safety Professionals

Associate Safety Professional (ASP) 2013

Board of Certified Safety Professionals

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training 2013

Air Academy Associates

Think On Your Feet Training ® 2015

Think On Your Feet International, Inc.

TapRooT® Advanced Investigation Team Leader Course 2012

System Improvements, Inc.



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