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Manager Safety

Guelph, ON, Canada
January 10, 2020

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EHS LEADERSHIP STRATEGIC PLANNING RISK MANAGEMENT WELL-REGARDED EHS professional with a proven record in EHS Management system development and implementation. A valued business partner with a collaborative approach who is effective at engaging people at all organizational levels. Connecting to the hearts and minds of all associates is key to nurturing and growing the safety culture of an organization. RISK ASSESSMENT & CONTROL EHS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT EHS AUDITING CONTRACTOR SAFETY PROBLEM-SOLVING TEAM BUILDING/LEADERSHIP





B.Sc. Chemistry (1988) McMaster University, Hamilton, ON Regional EHS Manager (May -Dec. 2018) - PNR RAILWORKS

Developed and implemented roll out plan to achieve COR certification in six (6) months- Achieved high score and COR Certification in the seventh (7th) month

Re aligned and revitalized all of the Joint Health & Safety Committees. Trained the JHSC members on how to conduct proper and thorough workplace inspections

Coached & advised safety managers and coordinators regarding projects, tasks and operations

Developed, revised & updated HSE programs and procedures to align with corporate requirements while also satisfying COR and local regulatory requirements

Managed safety personnel, executed plans and contributed to overall strategies of HSE Resolved problems and redeployed resources to address business needs

Served as an advisor to first responder teams and other emergency services.

Ensured that corrective & preventative actions related to incidents, observations, audits, inspections are tracked and completed in a timely manner CAREER HIGHLIGHTS





4 SHOEMAKER CRES GUELPH, ON, N1K 1J7 519-***-**** 2 EHS Manager (Oct 2016-Jan 2018) -NESTLE WATERS

Conducted Ergonomic assessments using Nestlé's Risk Reckoner Tool and identified those tasks that require additional engineering to reduce the MSD risk

Ensured compliance with regulations, municipal, provincial and Federal

Developed SHE Objectives & Targets, programs, policies to mitigate risks and drive continuous improvement to obtain Zero SHE incidents

Provided Leadership skills, training and communication to all levels of organization

Successfully underwent ISO 14001 recertification audit

Successfully underwent OHSAS 18001external audit

Liaison with WSIB, MOL, MOECC and other external agencies as required

Managed one direct report

EHS Manager (Jan 2015-Sept 2016) GENERAL ELECTRIC

Ensured compliance with federal, provincial & local EHS regulations

Develop plans to ensure compliance of plant operations with government regulatory agency requirements relating to air, water and waste

Lead Implementation of all GE EHS & Security programs including all Gensuite Web tools

Drove operationalization of EHS and security across all functions

Participated and incorporated EHS into NPIs and process/production changes

Liaised, cultivated and strengthened solid relationships with internal and external stakeholders including regulators

Successfully underwent ISO 14001 audit

Responsible for developing and promoting a healthy and safe work environment for all employees

Managed one direct report

Corporate EHS Manager (Nov 2013-Dec 2014) - POLARPAK

Ensure that all facilities (6 sites, 600+ employees) were in compliance with Health & Safety legislation and corporate requirements

Designed, implemented & maintained health and safety policies, processes and programs

Lead & coached supervisors and other staff on EHS matters and benchmark practices across the group for continuous improvement

Designed & conducted training and communication on Health & Safety compliance requirements for management, staff and JHS Committees using internal and external resources

Managed all WSIB claims

Corporate Contact with respect to C-TPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism).

Managed two direct reports

Consultant/Trainer (Sept 2010 – Oct 2013) OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY GROUP

Lead consultant for the Occupational Safety Group across Canada

Assisted clients in passing audits (WORKWELL, ISNETWORLD, CLIENTS INTERNAL)

Performed Hazard Analysis for clients or teach them how to perform them

Developed Health & Safety Policy Manuals, along with the development of custom policies or procedures

Performed training, such as JHSC Part I & II, Due Diligence, Canada Labour Code Training, Supervisor Competency Training, WHMIS Training, Workplace Inspection Training, etc…

Performed mutli site audits across Canada for clients SAL TURCO

4 SHOEMAKER CRES GUELPH, ON, N1K 1J7 519-***-**** 3

Developed Fire Safety & Emergency Response Planning for clients EHS Officer (Sept 2001-Sept 2010) -APOTEX PHARMACHEM INC

Developed & implemented Safety, Health, Environmental and security procedures and policies

Developed & delivered in-house Health & Safety training

Managed construction safety on over 100M in projects & performed Contractor Safety orientation for over 1,800 contractors (over 8 years)

Developed, implemented a comprehensive security upgrade project, CCTV, card access, high security locks, perimeter fencing and lighting

Successfully managed WSIB claims, appeals and early & safe return to work programs

Reviewed Master Batch Records to ensure that the process is going to be performed safely and complies with all environmental/safety requirements

Developed and implemented capital projects relating to environmental, health & safety

Prepared safety metrics, which included incident/injury analysis and trending EHS Manager (Jan-Aug 2001)-DELUXE TORONTO

Responsible for the management of the environmental, health and safety programs at three facilities: Film processing plant (310 employees), Post-production sound facility (70 employees) Construction site of new facility being built

Manage WSIB Claims and arrange for employee's return under a modified work program.

Certified Management Member of three (3) Joint Health and Safety Committees.

Coordination of Accident Investigations and development of Accident Investigation Program.

Project and Budget Management

BDH INC., (E.Merck KGaA)

EHS Manager (1998-2000), Associate, Regulatory Affairs (1997-1998) Co-ordinator, Regulatory Affairs(1994-1997) Specialist, Technical Affairs (1989-1994)

Worked closely with Environmental Consultants in the closure and divestiture of the BDH Manufacturing facility - Phase I, II Environmental Assessments, Lead, PCB & Asbestos Surveys, bioremediation of surrounding soil & groundwater. This occurred over an eight- (8) month period.

Developed Health and Safety Program. Successfully went through a WORKWELL audit and achieved a passing score after a three-month period

Development and maintenance of the Emergency Response Plan, which includes a Crisis Communications plan

Fire Brigade Leader, and responsible for fire prevention, protection and training - managed project which involved the retrofit of the facility's Fire Alarm and Emergency Lighting system

Development and Implementation of Procedures and Policies suitable for this facility, such as: Emergency Response Planning, Crisis Communications, Fire Safety Plan, Corporate Health & Safety Policies, Evacuation/Life Safety Procedures

Lead ISO 9002 Auditor for 5 years

Developed a Regulatory Affairs Department

Creation and revision of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for products marketed in Canada and the USA

Filed DIN submissions for Haemodialysis Drug Products, over 50 successfully obtained

Supervised the Regulatory Affairs Specialist

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