Environmental, Health and Safety Manager
Innovative and intuitive professional, offering more than 13 years of experience in workplace environmental, health, safety, security, management and training with a reputation for maintaining the highest safety records. Proactive in identifying critical risks and creating plans to prevent work related accidents and injuries. Ensure compliance with all required guidelines and regulations established by state and federal agencies in the areas of occupational safety and environmental protection. Work diligently to protect workers, assets and the community in the most ethical and cost effective manner. Enthusiastically engage, mentor and train a diverse, ambitious staff.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
OSHA Regulations with an emphasis in LOTO, Machine Guarding, Confined Space, Electrical Safety and HAZCOM Behavioral Based Safety Programs Implementations of Management systems JHA preparation & training Risk Management Ergonomics assessment & Training OSHA/Regulatory Compliance Policy Development QC/QA Microsoft efficiency Process Improvement ISO 9001:2015 ISO 14001:2015 ISO 45001 Knowledge Emergency Handling Project Management Team Leadership/Motivation Process Improvement Training/Development Workforce Planning Employee Engagement Needs Assessment Information Security QA/Testing Business Development Client Relations Market Analysis Needs Assessment Presentations Product Marketing Microsoft Office Inventory Management Logistics Outsourcing Procurement/Purchasing Vendor Relations Start Ups/Turnarounds Strategic Planning Ops Management Scheduling
Pratt Industries, Inc. Schertz, TX 08/2018-Present
Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety Manager
Oversaw 30 plus employees teaching/Installing a culture of proper use of safety and caution throughout the company. Monitor EHS activities and Quality corrective action plans to completion and updating as required. Maintained proper filing and updates for data sheets, making certain that paperwork conforms to federal, state, city, business and employee regulations. Performed EHS audits and inspections while coordinating action plan to ensure deficiency corrections. Assumed responsibility in managing data and safety data sheets (SDS).
Dramatically brought accident rates down to zero from 14 in less than a year by installing a 5S control system for hazard recognition.
Greatly reduced costs of Personal Protective Equipment by 50% or $750 per month in less than a year.
Led onsite training of more than 30 employees regarding safety, environmental, and health awareness while ensuring proper training of DOT and OSHA.
Created a successful and beneficial Safety Committee of 6 other employees whose goal was to promote safety throughout the company as well as continuing education.
K&E Entertainment, LLC. Schertz, TX 11/2014-08/2018
General Manager, EHS Manager
Spearheaded overall operations including staff hiring, terminating, and training. Managed a culture of safety and precaution throughout the company. Held accountability in creating environmental and safety guidelines. Assisted in identifying job hazards and safety precautions. Maintained knowledge of new regulations of federal and state safety requirements and laws. Created and managed data and safety data sheets (SDS) electronically.
Created a managed safety program from scratch. Designed reports and data sheets, making certain that paperwork conformed to federal, state, city, business and employee regulations.
Consistently earned an A+ grade each year from the Health Department by maintaining meticulous safety and cleanliness of facility.
Significantly lowered insurance premium by providing new relevant information to insurance company. Premium was lowered 20% in less than three months.
For 4 years, led onsite training of safety, environmental, and health issues.
Sanjel Cibolo, TX 02/2011-11/2014
Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) Manager
Administered health, safety, and training programs operations including personnel and vehicle adherence set by Department of Transportation (DOT) standards. Guided personnel regarding health, hydration, rest, and site awareness and facilitated effectual training in identifying and investigating accidents and hazardous conditions. Handled health, safety, and environmental programs and supported training and awareness to maintain adherence to DOT rules. Collaborated with worker’s comp in processing injury claims to avoid recordable incident.
Supervised 8 Safety Coordinators and they each supervised more than 20 employees.
Created an inventory control system decreasing PPE spent budget by 40% by maintaining availability and proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
In less than a year, substantially reduced insurance premium by 20%.
Established safety programs and OSHA awareness. Created an awareness program that encouraged employees to learn lessons from “near misses” at work.
Routinely inspected all machinery and human accidents with the goal of finding root causes.
Safety Medics San Antonio, TX 01/2010-02/2011
Safety Specialist/Fire Watch and First Aid Responder
Coordinated with outside companies to bring safety awareness by creating and facilitating training programs regarding the importance of EHS requirements, safety precautions, and OSHA standards.
Worked with Defense Contractor in establishing and training of Safety Culture and AS9001
Greatly increased new business opportunities and growth by 25% by creating a Minimal Incident Safety program.
Enforced key safety guidelines to reduce onsite injuries and instructed key personnel regarding safety and OSHA requirements.
Created a safe watch program at the beginning of shift, after lunch and close-of-day.
Business Management Studies University of Colorado Boulder, CO
Associate of Business Management Barnes Business College Denver, CO
OSHA 511, 30 hr. and 10 hr. General Industry Certifications, Texas A&M, San Antonio, TX
First Aid and CPR Certification. AS9100, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001 Knowledge
Powered Industrial Truck Train the Trainer Certification, Toyota of San Antonio, Microsoft Office Suite
Fire Safety H2S, ANSI/ASSE 2390.1-2006, SafeZone Safety Awareness, SafeLand.
EMT/ Paramedic, ServSafe, Knowledge of Environment regulations, CSP (Exp 08/19)