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Safety Professional

Cherry Valley, Illinois, United States
October 30, 2016

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LeeAnn Crowdes

**** ***** ***** ****** ****** IL 61016 h: 815-***-**** c: 815-***-****

Career Focus

Continue to expand my knowledge as a safety professional. As a safety professional, it is my responsibility to promote safety awareness and to do my part to ensure employees go home safely at the end of their shift.

Safety Highlights

Offers 10 years of hands-on experience establishing and administering safety in an industrial environment.

Resident workplace safety advisor for OSHA CFR 1910 general industry compliance and best practice.

Member of the Forging Industry Association Safety Committee since 2006, former committee chair

Approved as a fork lift instructor through the National Safety Council.

Qualified by Crane Safety Associates of America to perform overhead crane inspections.

Trained in the National Safety Council’s first aid and CPR programs. Facility first responder.

Registered Skyjack instructor for mobile vertical and mobile boom lifts.

Chair of workplace safety committee consisting of union and nonunion employees.

Ergonomics coordinator for the facility.

Designed and administrated a pictorial lock out/tag out program.

In charge of the facility near-miss program.

Employment History

Klein Tools, Inc. (formerly Turn-Key Forging), Industrial & Safety Engineer 6/2005 to 7/2016

Responsible for workplace safety for various equipment including forging hammers, metal-cutting machines, assembly operations and maintenance.

Develop and maintain safety programs, policies and procedures.

Conduct PPE assessments for all production departments. Evaluate PPE for new options.

Coordinate the employee Safety Committee and monthly facility safety inspections.

Provide safety training for forklift operation, lock out/tag out, hot works, confined space, overhead cranes, slings and hoists inspection, fall protection, haz com and electrical safety. Ensure all training is conducted per OSHA time recommendations.

Monitor air/water discharges and waste stream. Work with IL state and Cook county for EPA, NPDES and operating permits, air permits and Tier II reporting.

Maintain bills of material, routings and establish time standards for production.

Perform in-house calibration on micrometers and calipers for ISO compliance.

SPX Fluid Power, Industrial Engineer (contract thru Crystal Staffing) 2004-2005

Provided engineering support for product line transferred from the United Kingdom to Rockford, including assembly work instructions, time standards and documentation.

Greenlee Textron, Industrial Engineer (contract thru Hi-Tec Associates) 2002-2003

Managed a $3M budget for facility preparations, outside contractors, installation, transportation, training and documentation of operations

Controls Group Inc, Production Manager 1998-2002

Successfully increased page pack production from 20 per month to 200 while maintaining quality levels

Web Tool & Manufacturing Inc, Industrial Engineer 1997-1998


BS degree in Occupational Safety & Health through Columbia Southern University will be completed in 2017.

AGS degree in Industrial Engineering Technology, Rock Valley College.

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