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Safety Manager

Reno, NV
January 03, 2020

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John Wilcoxon

863-***-****, Reno, NV Senior-Level Safety Management

Environmental, Health, & Safety Human Resources Firefighter Paramedic Data-driven and detail-oriented Safety Manager with 15 years’ experience in the safety arena overseeing safety teams and facilitating safety and training to maintain a safe working environment. Utilize knowledge of safety policies to ensure alignment with current state and federal regulations. Makes required changes and develops response strategies to keep safety risks to a minimum and reduce overall costs. Communicates safety metrics to on-site managers with insight on improvement strategies.

Strategic Planning

Risk Management

Loss Prevention

ISO 9001, 14001, 45001, 31000

Incident Investigations - RCA

Budgeting & Financial Management

Safety & Regulatory Compliance

Team Building

Safety & Health Inspections

Policy & Procedure Development

Job Hazard Analysis

Staff Leadership & Training


Phoenix Industrial, Vancouver, WA 8/2019 – Present Site Safety Coordinator

Serve as the on-site safety and health professional responsible for application of construction standards and regulations, providing support in accident prevention to include, inspecting job site, equipment, onsite training, investigating and authoring incident reports, and providing information on safety standards and work techniques Responsibilities. Manage compliance with Industrial Hygiene requirements. Control hazardous working conditions and unsafe employee activities through interface with project management, corporate health and safety and field supervisory personnel. Work with supervision to ensure uniform application of safety requirements. Manage and enforce subcontractor and vendor safety programs. Conduct regular field Safety Audits and interface with customer safety department. Key Contributions

Assist in development and implementation of site safety plans and enhancements to safety and health policies, procedures and standards.

Provide regulatory interpretations and advice about compliance with safety and health laws, codes, regulations and standards.

Carry out safety education activities, promoting safety awareness, conducting daily and weekly Toolbox Talks; providing site specific training course

Heartland Metals, Inc., Lake Placid, FL 6/2018 – 8/2019 Environmental, Health, & Safety Manager / Human Resources Manager Oversee and manage all environmental, health and safety related programs and activities throughout the company. Prevent occupational injury/illness related losses and minimize future liabilities by evaluating risks and establishing appropriate loss controls/reduction activities. Collaborate periodically with operational leadership to ensure all programs, policies, and procedures align with the current regulatory standards and the company’s direction and objectives. Oversee all workers compensation claims ensuring the treatment, recovery, and return to work plans are established, keeping in constant communication with IW, physicians, attorneys, and insurance company personnel. Coordinate all industrial hygiene activities company wide, fire prevention, accountability, security, and ergonomics programs throughout. Lead all incident investigations establishing root cause, implementing a corrective action plan, and use Risk Management Information System to ensure all employees are knowledgeable of the incident and corrective action plans/changes. Manage and oversee all Human Resource functions company wide.

Key Contributions

Implemented a strategic and tactical EHS program creating a heightened awareness, increased communication, and employee involvement which has led to an extreme reduction in workplace incidents an injuries.

Created written Job descriptions for all positions company wide. John Wilcoxon

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Renegotiated contracts and established an inventory control to save thousands annually.

Established a strategic vision for the HR department to streamline functions pertaining to record keeping, recruiting, onboarding, conflict resolution, KPA’s, and time management. Start County Ambulance, Galva, IL 3/2018 – 6/2018


Served as a consultant for project/program development for a privately-owned ambulance service covering all 911 and non- emergency transportation needs in the Illinois area. Project is to organize and develop all that is required to expand a branch to Apopka, FL. Established networking with all hospitals, care centers, Assisted living facilities, and nursing homes in the immediate surrounding areas. Organized legal documentation for obtaining Florida licensing. Negotiated terms for our Medical Control Officer (doctor), and established contracts with local hospitals to provide transportation services. Key Contributions

Establish contract agreements with local hospitals

Negotiated terms for Medical Control

Positive Medical Transport, Sebring, FL 10/2017 – 3/2018 Operations Manager

Managed over 150 staff members spanning across six counties for 24/7 operations. Oversee all daily operations for the Ambulance divisions, ALS and BLS, and the Paratransit division. Managed all employee schedules, performance reviews, incident investigations. Received weekly reports from training and logistics department to ensure operational goals were met. Managed all recruitments, audits, and inspections. Pinpointed key performance indicators, managed budgets, and maintained regulatory compliance, promotions, and disciplinary actions.

Key Contributions:

Enhanced company image establishing a new logo and uniform design (reducing overall uniform costs).

Boosted employee morale with launch of employee appreciation program.

Slashed costs by thousands with the implementation of an inventory tracking and control program.

Created a Hazardous Communication Program to align with current OSHA standards. Transocean Offshore Drilling, Houston, TX 7/2017 – 10/2017 Medical Person in Charge - Offshore Rig Administrator Medical Person in Charge

Managed and provided primary and secondary medical care and treatment, emergency and non-emergency, for all onboard personnel. Consulted with the physician group to establish treatment plans outside of standing orders. Maintained strict confidential records on all patients. Managed all hospital inventory, and supply orders, and ensured all essential equipment was maintained in proper working order. Conduct daily hygiene inspections in living quarters and all food handling, prep, cooking and storage areas to ensure strict adherence to company and regulatory standards. Conducted daily and weekly safety meetings, provide additional medical training/awareness to all crew members during high-peak seasons (cold and flu, extreme heat and cold). and inspected workstations for safety impacts. Maintain an active role in emergency drills (team leader), and conduct training for medical support crew. Maintain Hazardous Communication program compliance, created a user-friendly SDS control system for easier tracking and reference. Oversee all catering personnel onboard to ensure active measures are being practiced preventing any buildup of waste product, and cross-contamination prevention measures are practiced every time.

Key Contributions:

Designed and implemented an efficient tracking and control system to ensure HazComm Program compliance.

Managed all operational activities during the commission of a hospital on a deep-sea vessel in South Korea. John Wilcoxon

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Offshore Rig Administrator

Facilitated crew changes, timesheets and payroll, and organized logistics for crew members for work and training purposes. Orchestrated onboarding orientations, debriefed personnel, and trained on all safety and emergency drills and procedures. Delegated safety assignments, bunk assignments, and lifeboat assignments. Liaised with the onshore administrative office to maintain personnel activities and update on rig activities. Manage and maintain all proper documentation for Customs and USCG.

Key Contributions:

Supervised logistics and human resources for over 200 personnel.

Instrumental in training new Rig Safety Advisor. Fort Myers Beach Fire Control District, Fort Myers Beach, FL 8/2016 – 7/2017 Paramedic / Firefighter

Coordinate and provide ALS and BLS treatments for sick the and injured. Provide personal relations for the community. Facilitate daily inspections, maintenance repairs, and ensured adequate inventory control. Consistently Training daily. Key Contributions:

Served as point on emergency scenes, managing crowds and emergency staff members, while providing treatment.

Ability to recognize and mitigate hazards from developing further and/or additional. Transocean Offshore Drilling, Houston, TX 5/2014 – 5/2016 Rig Safety and Training Coordinator (Medical Person in Charge / Offshore Rig Administrator) Promoted development of our HSE culture (HOLD the ZERO), and motivated others to maintain an incident-free workplace all time and everywhere. Conducted training for all crew members from proper safety procedures to how to the management of change and everything in between and more. Utilized our risk management information system to share information throughout all rigs worldwide “Quick-Share” (complete analysis with corrective actions of an incident). Conduct daily permit audits, perform JRA’s, JHA’s, WRA’s. Review confined space entry certificates and inspection workplace, Lock Out/Tag Out permits for completeness. Lead daily, weekly, and monthly meetings from pre-tour meetings, to monthly safety meetings. Key Contributions:

Successfully completed a “caught-in or between” assessment of the entire vessel and implemented corrective actions to mitigate all hazardous and potentially hazardous areas found.

Actively contributed to our safety culture allowing us to reach 11 Years with no LTI’s. Information on positions: Medical Person in Charge & Offshore Rig Administrator can be referenced above. All three position fell under to responsibility of the “Medic”. All positions were managed efficiently and effectively. Over ten years in additional experience as Firefighter & Paramedic at Highlands County and DeSoto County Fire Departments, as an Emergency Room Paramedic at Florida Hospital Heartland Division, and as a Paramedic for Positive Medical Transport. EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Services, South Florida State College, Avon Park, FL, (2018) C.O.S.S - Certified Occupational Safety Specialist, 2014 OSHA 521 – Intro to Industrial Hygiene, 2018

OSHA 30 – General Industry, 2017

OSHA 30 – Construction, 2019

Paramedic – 2004

Firefighter – 2003

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